Associate Underwriter, US Workers’ Compensation and US Automobile

Department: Underwriting, Ontario and Atlantic Region
Location: Toronto
Reports To: Manager, Ontario and Atlantic Region

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 individual will work closely with senior team members to learn how to profitably manage a book of US Workers’ Compensation and US Automobile business within the Ontario and Atlantic Region. The successful incumbent will take on increasing responsibility for underwriting new and renewal business as experience is gained.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow Liberty’s Guidelines for Inclusion and build on personal DE&I knowledge and skill sets.
  • Complete preliminary underwriting tasks including exposure and loss analysis, rating and setting of policy terms and conditions through proficient use of underwriting guidelines, tools, systems, and coverage forms. Apply knowledge gained to appropriately determine a recommended course of action.
  • Work with senior team members to quote, negotiate and bind coverage.
  • Complete post-bind underwriting tasks including file documentation, requesting policy issuance, ordering of inspections and follow-ups for any outstanding information.
  • Service and handle any mid-term changes.
  • Actively engage in group discussions to drive process improvements.
  • Demonstrate effective prioritization of workload and provide superior customer service to our brokers and clients.
  • Collaborate with other Liberty business units to understand key customer relationships and support multi-line account solutions.
  • Maintain 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 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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