Commercial Account Handler - Insurance

Recruiter
LAWES RECRUITMENT LIMITED
Location
Surrey
Salary
£25k - £35k pa
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
06 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title - Commercial Account Handler - Insurance
Contract - Permanent
Salary - £25,000 - £35,000
Location - Surrey
Industry - Insurance Brokerage (Insurance, Broker, Broking, Commercial, Commercial Account Handler, SME, Corporate)
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Description:-

A great opportunity within an established brokerage as a Commercial Account Handler has arisen, with offices located throughout the UK. Our client aims to provide clients with a high quality, personal service supported by the professionalism and expertise of being in the market for many years. This forward thinking group of companies provides a comprehensive range of insurance to a broad cross-section of commercial clients alike. Two Commercial Account Handlers required, one SME and one Mid Corporate.

Duties will include;

· Knowledge of wide range of commercial insurance products and companies;
· Experience in obtaining information from clients via telephone & e-mail;
· Experience in obtaining quotes and placing business;
· Good confident customer skills - both written & oral;
· Good negotiating skills and the ability to build good relationships with both clients and insurers/underwriters;
· Good organisational ability;
· Sound knowledge of FCA requirements within a broking role;
· Well-presented, hard-working, pro-active team player with initiative.

Key tasks:-

· To act as broking assistant to account executives;
· To prepare renewal schedules and contact client prior to renewal within compliance manual timescales;
· Negotiate alternative quotes - prior to renewal dates - where appropriate;
· Deal with all documentation, invoices, credit notes, etc. ensuring a smooth and trouble-free renewal for the client;
· Handle claims efficiently and within regulatory timescales;
· Foster good relations with insurance companies;
· Operate an effective credit control system and report as required.

Requirements:-

· 2 years broking experience

Benefits:-

· Full time, permanent position.
· Great pension: Pension 5% employer match (=10%) after 5yrs company puts in another 5% (15% in total after 5 yrs)
· Pension scheme includes Life Assurance cover;
· 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to a maximum of 25 after the completion of 5 years of service;
· 35 hours/week, 9.00 to 5.00;
· Entitlement to Discretionary Staff Bonus.

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