Underwriting/Accounts Assistant

Job Reference: 887016


£18,000 - £25,000pa

Hybrid Working

MacKenzie King are recruiting an Underwriting/Accounts Assistant to join a successful business, based in Ipswich. As an Underwriting/Accounts Assistant you will assist both the Underwriting and Accounts departments with the tasks required to deliver and maintain the service required to support the Underwriting book of business. 

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop and apply a thorough knowledge and understanding of the insurance market and underwriting process. Be familiar with basic policy features, benefits, exclusions and warranties.
  • Understand and assist with the underwriting process, to include assisting the underwriters in the production and distribution of policy documentation, as per the Underwriters instructions.
  • Input and maintain accurate records within the Underwriting and Accounts systems and capture relevant data to allow for the successful monitoring and analysis of risks written.
  • Liaise with brokers and policy holders to obtain information to produce insurance documentation and chase for outstanding premium/adjustments/declarations.
  • Raise invoices/credits as required in relation to the policy wording.
  • Aid in the premium collection process: credit control or Direct Debits
  • Maintain reconciliations within the Accounts department.
  • Assist with the smooth running of the Accounts department including banking and remittances made.
  • Liaise with other departments as required.
  • Liaise with brokers and clients to develop good working relationships.
  • Attend training sessions and other meetings, as and when required.

Qualifications and experience

  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Well-presented and business-like
  • Good communication skills
  • Accurate
  • Organised
  • Enthusiastic


This role offers a hybrid working pattern and an attractive benefits package. 

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If you would like to talk to a consultant about this role, contact:

Stephanie Capstick

This role would suit a graduate with minimal accounting experience that is looking to develop their skillset. 

Stephanie Capstick

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