Insurance Broking Accounts Controller

Recruiter
IRS
Location
Manchester
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
28 Jul 2017
Job role
Accountant

Our client is looking to recruit an Insurance Broking Accounts Controller to join their team. Your role will be to provide an efficient and effective high quality support service within the broking accounts department and to assist the department manager in the management of the accounts function.

Role / Duties:

·Credit control non finance client premiums to improve cash flow within the business

·Strive to drive costs out of the business and to maximize profits wherever possible

·Accurately and consistently reconcile Insurer statements within target each month

·Broking account bank reconciliation

·Monitoring finance arrears and liaising with account executives and or clients regarding such matters

·Check insurer statements for accuracy prior to reconciling

·Handling client broking account receipts and payments

·Processing of premium finance agreements

·Endeavour to minimise bad debt to the business

·Take and act upon instructions from accounts executives, directors and managers with regards to payment of insurance premiums

·Bank preparation and banking

·General administration duties such as filing, letter writing and scanning

·Build and maintain relationships with clients, insurance providers and suppliers

·Effectively plan and organise own and others workload

·To work as part of a team and offer day to day help as part of that team and volunteer own knowledge

·Ongoing continuous professional development and maintenance of own training and development file

·Ensure that compliance systems are constantly adhered to

·Maintain accurate client records (electronic and hard copies)

·To show initiative and show willingness to take on tasks outside ones own role when the business needs require it

·To support the company ethos, the accounts manager and company directors at all times

·Understand and ensure that company procedures and adhered to by all staff in the department

·Routinely monitor and identify ways of developing new procedures and refining existing procedures

·Cooperate and assist colleagues wherever possible in maintaining working standards

Essential Skills/Experience:

·An understanding of bank reconciliation

·Must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and good communication skills both written and verbal

·Ability to work supportively and jointly in a team environment, providing help when resources are stretched and sharing information to aid consistently

·Knowledge of key applications within MS Office 2003/2007/2008

·Knowledge of internet website usageand general keyboard skills

·Knowledge of MS XP Operating system

·Must understand and adhere to FSA regulations

·Ensure attention to detail if given at all times

Desirable Skills/Experience:

·General knowledge of Insurance

·An understanding of FSA regulations and guidelines

·General knowledge of insurance broking accounts

·Knowledge of Sirius or Acturis computer systems

To apply for this role you MUST have experience of working in an accounts department

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please forward your CV in confidence quoting reference 1707-9 DH. Alternatively, if you would like more information about this exciting opportunity please contact a member of our team.

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, if you do not hear from us within 7 days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.


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