Underwriting Assistant

  • Vista Underwriting Partners
  • Media, PA, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Insurance

Job Description

Vista is seeking an Underwriting Assistant.  If you're optimistic, confident, goal oriented, and driven to succeed we'd like to meet you!  We are growing and looking for like-minded people to join our team.  Our workplace culture is the key to our success.  Come experience the “Vista Way” you won’t be disappointed!

The main responsibilities of this position include reviewing, organizing, analyzing and processing new and renewal stop-loss quotes. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Initiate renewal requests
  • Generate and follow-up on data requests
  • Evaluate and input required data points into system
  • Develop preliminary rating
  • Maintain strong working relationships with underwriters


  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Must be detail oriented, well organized and have the ability to manage a high volume workload 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Self-motivated
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Results oriented
  • Team oriented
  • Demonstrates multi-tasking ability
  • Requires strong Microsoft Excel and Word knowledge

 Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one year of related experience and/or training

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Minimum 1 year work experience, preferably in the Medical Stop Loss
  • BA/BS degree preferred

Vista is a full-service Managing General Underwriter of Medical Stop Loss Insurance. We have full authority to underwrite and manage stop loss insurance on behalf of three well regarded stop loss carriers. Headquartered in Media, PA we’ve assembled a team of experienced industry professionals who bring stability, innovation, and quality service to our partners and clients. 

We offer a competitive compensation and a generous benefits package inclusive of medical and dental insurance, 401k retirement plan, and 100% employer paid telemedicine service, group life insurance, STD, and LTD. Additional benefits include an onsite gym, telecommuting, paid time off, and holiday schedule.  

Vista received the Philadelphia 100® award recognized as one of the top 100 fastest growing, privately held companies in the Greater Philadelphia Region in 2016 and 2017. In 2018 we were honored as one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best Places to Work.  

 Interested candidates should email resume to Michelle Heffernan, Human Resources Director at mheffernan@vistaunderwriting.com