Underwriting Specialist – Commercial Lines $75-85k

June 22, 2016 by  
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Underwriting Specialist – Commercial Lines

Responsible for:

  • Successfully achieving corporate underwriting goals.
  • The profitable growth of Commercial Lines department by accepting acceptable risks with acceptable conditions at adequate pricing levels.
  • Managing the training requirements of the commercial department.
  • Ensuring that audits are completed as per the audit guidelines and submitting an audit report to AVP Commercial.
  • Ensuring department adheres to corporate underwriting standards, reinsurance treaty restrictions, limit capacity and Insurance Act regulations.
  • Assist or develop new product lines of business including appropriate wordings, underwriting rules and rates.
  • Provide required KPI reports
  • Evaluate ‘program’ opportunities, recommend appropriate action plan and develop/manage all programs as directed by management.
  • Collect and analyze competitor technical information and data and recommend any appropriate product changes or realignment of risk appetite.
  • Ensure the commercial intra-net site has updated wordings, manuals, rates, marketing material etc.
  • Working as a team player and leading by example, both within the department and with other departments for the overall success of the company.

Key Activities:

  • Work with the commercial underwriting staff to successfully underwrite and price accounts to achieve profitable growth.
  • Implement the corporate goals that have been established.
  • Review the key management reports to determine what corporate goals are working effectively and what goals are not and submit a recommended action plan to AVP commercial.
  • Implement the established corporate strategies in order to achieve our corporate goals.
  • Use in-depth product and market knowledge to successfully underwrite and price accounts for profit and growth.
  • Implement the new products or services that have been developed to successfully meet the needs of our customers.
  • Technical responsibility for establishing line limits, ensuring appropriate capacity to support product development.
  • Identify business opportunities including what competitive product offerings are required to remain competitive in the market place.
  • Complete underwriting audits as per the audit guidelines.
  • Conduct training secessions.
  • Act as a technical resource for underwriting, claims, brokers, IT and management for the intent and interpretations of relevant legislation, wordings and corporate guidelines.
  • Work with the Technical Committee to develop system improvements and underwriting guidelines that benefit and can be used throughout.

Experience Required

  • In depth technical knowledge and experience and the ability to apply that knowledge in order to work with managers and staff including other departments to achieve corporate goals.
  • In depth knowledge of underwriting principles and practices, concepts and methodologies and how they are applied for the successful achievement of corporate goals.
  • In depth knowledge of commercial rates and pricing to effectively underwrite the types of business written.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Effective IT skills to effectively manage corporate systems such as: IIS, OPUS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Excellent customer service and business skills.
  • Excellent coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.

Education and Experience:

  • University / College degree, CIP or CRM designation or working towards.
  • 8+ years underwriting experience, management /leadership experience a great asset.

Please forward resume to [email protected]

Clinical Quality Control Editor – East GTA $50,000

June 17, 2016 by  
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Clinical Quality Control Editor

Comma Recruitment are currently looking for a Clinical Quality Control Editor, who is flexible to work in all aspects of our quality assurance process. You will be responsible for clinical coordination of files and the final stage clinical report editing.

A medical background or qualification in Kinesiology with editing and medical reporting experience


  • Licensed Regulated Healthcare Practitioner in good standing with your regulatory college or related experience in Healthcare, Qualification in Kinesiology or a medical background
  • Knowledge of the independent medical examination process
  • Advanced experience in clinical editing and proof-reading to produce defensible, evidence based, objective and impartial medical reports
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation on a national platform
  • Attention to detail
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent command of the English language, in both written and oral forms
  • Superior knowledge of medical terminology and the scope of practice of different disciplines
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows

Please forward resume to [email protected]   

Accounts Clerk – Full time $34,000

June 6, 2016 by  
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Accounting Clerk – Accounts Payable/Receivable/Reception

Comma Recruitment are looking for an accounts clerk with experience in Accounts Payable and /or Accounts receivable.

You will provide assistance to the Accounting Department.  Primary responsibilities of this position are accurately processing the daily deposits to the correct accounts and data entry (keying remittances). Secondary duties involve general clerical work to assist the Accounting team: filing, photocopying, helping with mass mailings, downloading and processing electronic remittances; other duties as assigned.

The incumbent also answers the general inquiry line and provides reception relief in accordance with the department’s schedule. The Accounting Clerk must be able to work with little supervision, meet all deadlines, and work well under pressure. Overtime hours are expected when required, in order to meet deadlines.

The incumbent must maintain the confidentiality and security of client files and data, and must adhere to specific rules and standards in protecting manual and computerized information.


  • Post Secondary diploma from a recognized college in Accounting or equivalent in education and experience.
  • Up to one year related experience in an Accounting office. Experience working with bank deposits is desired.
  • Computer proficient –basic Excel experience is required (incumbent is familiar with Excel functions and spreadsheet formatting). Experience with databases built on Oracle platforms preferred.
  • Superior data entry keyboarding skills (alpha-numerical); speed and accuracy required.
  • Incumbent is accurate and detailed oriented with an aptitude for arithmetic.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and able to meet established deadlines.
  • Excellent customer service skills and works well in a team environment.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

Please forward resume to [email protected]