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Senior Underwriting Assistant

  • Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Underwriting
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted:
    16 Oct 2020
  • Job reference: 34664

This is a 9 month fixed term contract working for a leading global Insurer.

You will be responsible for:

  • Administers accurate and timely logging of data onto the relevant system i.e. premium/ policy /endorsement/renewals entries and manages own workload appropriately (Genius)
  • Monitors own performance against team's SLA's and KPI's
  • Assist and support the wider premium reconciliation team and underwriting teams on ad hoc tasks and
  • projects
  • Regularly meet and have open dialogue with the underwriting customers, to ensure:
    • Underwriter feedback is captured and where necessary, acted upon
    • Data quality issues are identified promptly
    • Any assistance required with clearing and/or investigating cash and debt queries required is captured
  • Manage the timely response to requests for information related to processing requirements off the back of investigations, reports or queries
  • Support other customers and colleagues as required, e.g. Claims Adjusters, Risk Engineers exposure management
  • Liaise with Brokers, internal accounts teams and credit control to manage accounts
  • Raise important or critical business issues to the Underwriting Support Manager

Applications are invited from individuals meeting the following criteria:

  • Relevant insurance experience, preferably within the London/ Lloyd's Market
  • Proven track record of fulfilling Underwriter Assistant duties in previous roles
  • Experience with transactional insurance system Genius/IRIS highly desirable
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good MS Office skills; in particular Excel
  • Experience of working to varying and tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical skills required

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