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Accountant (Insurance)

Job Title: Accountant (Insurance)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ASH17331WC4_1542267640
Contact Name: Will Cusack
Contact Email: wcusack@ashdowngroup.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

A global insurance provider is seeking a newly qualified Accountant to join their London based team of loss adjusters. This would suit a newly qualified Accountant looking to progress their career within the Loss Adjusting sector. Operating within a team environment and reporting to the London & South East Regional Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the handling of insurance claims, with a specific focus on the interpretation of financial data, the calculation of business interruption, the evaluation of stock losses and specialist financial claims.

Responsibilities:

* Investigating, negotiating and agreeing settlement of claims in a professional manner
* Liaising with all stake-holders to achieve professional and timely conclusion of claims
* Completing on and off-site investigations to examine and validate the financial aspects of claims
* Producing reports in compliance with professional standards and internal guidelines in accordance with agreed timescales
* Assisting the firm's loss adjusters with specialist support and advice on financial aspects
* Actively contributing towards the firm's business development programme, including a willingness to network, identify and facilitate opportunities for business growth
* Undertaking projects and other ad hoc work as required

Requirements of the Role:

* The successful candidate will be a qualified (ACCA/ACA) with auditing experience and with a desire to progress to Chartered Loss Adjuster status.
* A strong working knowledge of MS software packages is required along with the ability to produce and present both narrative and numerical reports.
* Excellent communication and inter-personal skills are critical to the role, with a proven track record of building strong working relationships, both externally and internally
* Stakeholder management is key, including the ability to manage demanding caseloads with deadlines to meet
*A pride in delivering quality outputs is important, with a focus on quality, communication and organisational skills.
* A proven capability in negotiation, decision making, and problem-solving, is important
*A willingness to travel throughout the UK and Ireland where necessary is required
* Candidates must be prepared to work towards CILA qualification

Remuneration:
* An attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications

When you apply for position please ensure that you include all relevant skills and experience to stand the best chance of securing an interview. Please send a WORD CV and links to your portfolio indicating reference number ASH17331WC in the subject line of your email.



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