Associate Underwriter Streamlined Renewals – Financial & Professional Services

Department: Underwriting
Location: Toronto
Reports To: Assistant Vice President, Financial & Professional Services

Company Overview:

Liberty Mutual Canada is the Canadian operation of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. We offer a broad suite of commercial insurance products and solutions to mid-size and large Canadian companies with Canadian, North American and/or multinational risks. Liberty Mutual Canada has over 250 employees and services its clients coast-to-coast from our regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax.

At Liberty Mutual Canada, diversity is about all of us. Our promise to you is a culture that is collaborative, rewarding and empowering. We are committed to attracting and retaining employees across all dimensions of diversity and believe that recognizing, appreciating, and applying the unique insights, perspectives and backgrounds of each person cultivates an atmosphere of trust and respect. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) is how we do business, and we’ll continue to invest in it to create a stronger global organization.

If you are unsure whether or not your experience matches every requirement above, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are looking for varied and diverse perspectives and experiences that we can add to our team!

Our core values guide all of our decision-making and come to life through our benefits and employee programs. We offer:

  • A premier flexible work environment (a combination of on-site & remote work) supporting our employees in their pursuit of a healthy work-life balance
  • Competitive health & dental benefits plan
  • Market-leading pension plan
  • Competitive time off policy
  • External education & tuition reimbursement programs
  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs
  • An opportunity to get involved and become a member of one of our national employee committees – social responsibility, employee engagement, diversity, equity & inclusion

The Opportunity:

We’re looking for an Associate Underwriter to join our growing team! This role will be accountable for profitably growing an assigned portfolio of Financial & Professional Services (FPS) streamlined renewals through superior risk selection, retention and negotiated renewal terms. FPS includes Directors and Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Fiduciary Liability, Crime, Financial Institutions and Errors and Omissions (E&O) business within the Ontario and Atlantic Region Underwriting team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow Liberty’s Guidelines for Inclusion and build on personal DE&I knowledge and skill sets.
  • Profitably underwrite, service and retain a portfolio of FPS business, ensuring alignment with Liberty’s streamlined renewal process, underwriting guidelines and strategies.
  • Recommend and execute on innovative concepts to improve the efficiency and accuracy of the streamlined renewal process and general ease of doing business for our customers.
  • Establish positive broker and client relationships through market leading service.
  • Actively solicit account rounding and cross-selling opportunities on assigned portfolio.
  • Effectively communicates Liberty’s underwriting appetite and applies this knowledge to streamlined renewal accounts to negotiate profitable renewal terms.
  • Collaborate closely with other Liberty business units to understand key customer relationships and form multi-line account solutions.
  • Demonstrate effective prioritization of workload and provide superior customer service to our brokers and clients.
  • Maintains proper file documentation within required timelines.
  • Continuous learning and development through relevant seminars and courses, and learning from existing Liberty expertise.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education, relevant insurance designations/education or related work experience in the financial sector is considered an asset.
  • Customer service focused with an ability to handle a high volume of business and make sound decisions under tight timelines.
  • Self-starter with strong analytical skills, in addition to strong business and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to respectfully give and receive positive and constructive feedback.
  • Must exhibit action-oriented behavioural traits and dedication to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
  • Superior relationship management, negotiation, organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 is considered an asset.


Interested candidates should submit a resume to indicating the job title in the subject line.


Liberty Mutual Canada is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment where all employees feel valued and supported. We are committed to building a workforce that is representative of the communities we operate in and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process due to a disability (which may be invisible or visible, temporary or permanent), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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