Account Technician, Global Clients Unit: 3-month contract renewable

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    At AGCS our account technicians support the business by capturing and processing policy information; from submissions through to billings and collections. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service and operational effectiveness for our clients. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Based in London and reporting directly to the Team Leader, Global Clients Unit, you will provide an efficient administration and processing service to Underwriting, Accounts, Claims, Credit Control and the Brokers/Clients. Your responsibilities include reviewing and interpreting source underwriting materials to ensure all information is complete including broker presentation, slips, underwriting files and accounts.

  • Key Responsibilities

    In this role you will…~crlf~##Be responsible for accounts of low to medium complexity. ~crlf~##Review and interpret source Underwriting materials, including Broker presentation, slips, Underwriting files and accounts / claims – and if required, escalation to Underwriting in case of missing information~crlf~##In case of global implementation, provide instructions to all parties involved, reconciling all issues and addressing any questions with Underwriting. Authorization in line with assigned limits~crlf~##Use relevant information to accurately and efficiently populate IT system(s) with new and renewed business. Prepare regular reports.~crlf~##Invoice customers and produce all relevant documentation, e.g. policies, certificates, endorsements to the Broker (or client)/ Co-Insurers in a timely and accurate manner.~crlf~##Chase and reconcile premiums using information from the Underwriting file and system entries, in close collaboration with Credit Control~crlf~##Liaise with Underwriters, Brokers, Co and Reinsurers, to ensure timely premium payment~crlf~##Manage own daily, weekly and monthly workflow to ensure key performance indicators and service standards are met~crlf~##Carry out risk checks according to compliance procedure.~crlf~##Monitor maintenance and follow-up of all accounts in the respective responsibility and escalation, if required.~crlf~##Develop effective working relationships with internal and external customers, including Underwriting, Accounts / Credit Control, Reinsurance Accounts and Brokers

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    ##You have excellent verbal / written communication and interpersonal skills~crlf~##You manage time well and have experience scheduling tasks in accordance with priorities~crlf~##Previous experience handling administrative tasks in a large business. Experience of insurance, policy administration and multinational programs would be an advantage~crlf~##Ideally you have completed a recognized insurance qualification (or equivalent in the Financial sector)~crlf~##Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and experience of relevant business applications and systems~crlf~##Data-driven and innovation-minded, you are able to implement new digital ways of working~crlf~##Ability to develop technical and systems knowledge continually~crlf~##Sound understanding of, or ability to learn rapidly, relevant insurance products, wordings, terms and conditions and coverages~crlf~##You understand the policy administration life cycle, including information collection, policy issuance, premium bookings, credit control, cancellation

  • Additional Information

    At Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment with global challenges at the world’s leading P&C insurer. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Did you know Allianz insures more than half of the Fortune Global 500® companies, or that AGCS insures major movie productions, cyber security threats, and that we are the leading specialist in satellite and space insurance?~crlf~ ~crlf~We have offices in 29 countries and with our extensive Allianz and partner network we help customers in more than 160 countries worldwide. ~crlf~ ~crlf~At AGCS UK we are not only impressive for our clients, but also for our employees as we offer the following generous benefits:~crlf~ ~crlf~-Flexible buy/sell holiday options~crlf~-Bupa private medical insurance~crlf~-Generous pension contributions~crlf~-Enhanced paid maternity, paternity, shared parental leave~crlf~-Sabbaticals~crlf~-Flexible working options~crlf~-Subsidized on-site massages~crlf~-Employee stock purchase plan for Allianz shares~crlf~-Education / study sponsorship~crlf~-Global mobility within AGCS and the wider Allianz Group ~crlf~ ~crlf~…and many more individual flexible benefits to choose from. We pride ourselves on our approach to wellbeing and provide regular seminars, activities, and events devoted towards the overall health of our employees.~crlf~ ~crlf~We are looking for talented individuals who are passionate about what they do – come and find out why AGCS is the place for you!

  • About Allianz

    Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

    Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

    Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~

Job Purpose/ Role

At AGCS our account technicians support the business by capturing and processing policy information; from submissions through to billings and collections. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service and operational effectiveness for our clients. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Based in London and reporting directly to the Team Leader, Global Clients Unit, you will provide an efficient administration and processing service to Underwriting, Accounts, Claims, Credit Control and the Brokers/Clients. Your responsibilities include reviewing and interpreting source underwriting materials to ensure all information is complete including broker presentation, slips, underwriting files and accounts.

Key Responsibilities

In this role you will…~crlf~##Be responsible for accounts of low to medium complexity. ~crlf~##Review and interpret source Underwriting materials, including Broker presentation, slips, Underwriting files and accounts / claims – and if required, escalation to Underwriting in case of missing information~crlf~##In case of global implementation, provide instructions to all parties involved, reconciling all issues and addressing any questions with Underwriting. Authorization in line with assigned limits~crlf~##Use relevant information to accurately and efficiently populate IT system(s) with new and renewed business. Prepare regular reports.~crlf~##Invoice customers and produce all relevant documentation, e.g. policies, certificates, endorsements to the Broker (or client)/ Co-Insurers in a timely and accurate manner.~crlf~##Chase and reconcile premiums using information from the Underwriting file and system entries, in close collaboration with Credit Control~crlf~##Liaise with Underwriters, Brokers, Co and Reinsurers, to ensure timely premium payment~crlf~##Manage own daily, weekly and monthly workflow to ensure key performance indicators and service standards are met~crlf~##Carry out risk checks according to compliance procedure.~crlf~##Monitor maintenance and follow-up of all accounts in the respective responsibility and escalation, if required.~crlf~##Develop effective working relationships with internal and external customers, including Underwriting, Accounts / Credit Control, Reinsurance Accounts and Brokers

Key Requirements/ Skills

##You have excellent verbal / written communication and interpersonal skills~crlf~##You manage time well and have experience scheduling tasks in accordance with priorities~crlf~##Previous experience handling administrative tasks in a large business. Experience of insurance, policy administration and multinational programs would be an advantage~crlf~##Ideally you have completed a recognized insurance qualification (or equivalent in the Financial sector)~crlf~##Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and experience of relevant business applications and systems~crlf~##Data-driven and innovation-minded, you are able to implement new digital ways of working~crlf~##Ability to develop technical and systems knowledge continually~crlf~##Sound understanding of, or ability to learn rapidly, relevant insurance products, wordings, terms and conditions and coverages~crlf~##You understand the policy administration life cycle, including information collection, policy issuance, premium bookings, credit control, cancellation

Additional Information

At Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment with global challenges at the world’s leading P&C insurer. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Did you know Allianz insures more than half of the Fortune Global 500® companies, or that AGCS insures major movie productions, cyber security threats, and that we are the leading specialist in satellite and space insurance?~crlf~ ~crlf~We have offices in 29 countries and with our extensive Allianz and partner network we help customers in more than 160 countries worldwide. ~crlf~ ~crlf~At AGCS UK we are not only impressive for our clients, but also for our employees as we offer the following generous benefits:~crlf~ ~crlf~-Flexible buy/sell holiday options~crlf~-Bupa private medical insurance~crlf~-Generous pension contributions~crlf~-Enhanced paid maternity, paternity, shared parental leave~crlf~-Sabbaticals~crlf~-Flexible working options~crlf~-Subsidized on-site massages~crlf~-Employee stock purchase plan for Allianz shares~crlf~-Education / study sponsorship~crlf~-Global mobility within AGCS and the wider Allianz Group ~crlf~ ~crlf~…and many more individual flexible benefits to choose from. We pride ourselves on our approach to wellbeing and provide regular seminars, activities, and events devoted towards the overall health of our employees.~crlf~ ~crlf~We are looking for talented individuals who are passionate about what they do – come and find out why AGCS is the place for you!

About Allianz

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~


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