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Merchants Bonding Co Commercial Underwriting Assistant - West Des Moines, IA in West Des Moines, Iowa

Commercial Underwriting Assistant - West Des Moines, Iowa

Merchants Bonding Company is seeking candidates for a full time Commercial Underwriting Assistant. This administrative position is responsible for assisting in the process of writing new bonds and canceling or adjusting existing bonds. Qualified candidates are skilled in effective written and oral communication, and can work with a high level of accuracy in a paperless environment.

Merchants culture, people, and activities are just some of the reasons current associates love working at Merchants Bonding!

Merchants has a 37.5 hour workweek with flexible scheduling and a dress for your day dress code, which includes casual dress. Options for free health benefits, infants-in-the-workplace program, hybrid schedule, and family leave programs are just a few of the excellent benefits offered. Height adjustable desks, free beverage station, free parking, multiple social and events, and a state-of-the-art facility are perks of joining the Merchants team.

Commercial Underwriting Assistant duties:

  • Enter new billings into the database, order new bonds, and calculate premiums on bonds.

  • Process cancellations and reinstatement of bonds.

  • Process FCRA Letters and legal documents.

  • Process transfers and cancellations of books of business for closed/delinquent agents.

  • Work the imaging system queue and handle documents appropriately.

  • Provide agents first class customer experience

    Commercial Underwriting Assistants have strong organization, support, and documentation skills:

  • Above average verbal and written communication skills

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Strong organization and time management skills

  • Analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills along with the ability to work independently.

    Qualified candidates have a high school diploma or GED and 1-2 years of experience in an office environment, preferably in surety or insurance. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, office equipment, and strong computer skills are required.

    Succeed with Visionary Leaders. Merchants’ reputation sets us above the competition. Our growth has remained in the double digits for over 10 years.

    You could follow the crowd but we know you want to aspire to something greater. Send your resume to or visit our careers page at

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