Our client is an award-winning Commercial Broking House that operates in offices in Halifax town centre, within an easy walk of train station and offering free, on-site parking.
Aston Charles has been retained to assist in the appointment of a Commercial or Corporate Account Handler to join its friendly and supportive team. You will provide a high level of support to 4 Account Executives, dealing with a range of mid-market and corporate accounts, typically generating premiums in excess of £10K, up to and sometimes exceeding £100K.
You will proactively manage a portfolio of accounts, being responsible for all renewals, mid-term amendments, and when necessary, assisting with the placement of new business. Using your market awareness and contacts, you will broke business with the most appropriate insurance companies to ensure that all clients’ risks are suitably covered. As one would expect, our client has a rigid compliance framework, and you will carry out all duties in a manner which obeys a variety of statutory and in-house regulations.
It is essential that you have extensive experience within commercial insurance and a sound working knowledge of a range of products including Commercial Combined, Property, Liability and Commercial Motor. Progress made towards professional qualifications under the Chartered Insurance Institute, whilst not essential, would certainly add weight to your application.
It is also imperative that you have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in order to professionally liaise with clients, colleagues and Underwriters. You must also be a team player, who can demonstrate flexibility and a strong track record of working to shared goals and objectives.
In return, you will receive a generous basic salary (completely negotiable but anticipated to be in the £25K - £30K region) and benefits package, support towards professional qualifications and a personal development plan. For the career minded, it is entirely plausible that in the medium-term, you could move into a technical, managerial or sales role.
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