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    Job title: Corporate Account Handler

    Reporting into: Commercial Broking Manager
    Location: Chichester – 2 days a week in office
    Salary: £45,000

    Purpose of Role:

    Our clients’ are seeking an experienced Corporate Account Handler to join their established and growing corporate team based in the heart of the city centre. As an Account Handler, you’ll be required to provide a quality service to our clients, acquire optimal retention numbers and push for growth where appropriate. This role sits within the Broking Division, who provide carefully tailored business insurance, risk management and risk transfer solutions for large enterprises and multinationals. Reporting directly in to the Commercial Broking Manager, you will work with experienced Account Executives, and together provide outstanding service to our customers.



    • You will be responsible for creating documents for new customers, along with any mid-term adjustments and renewals information too.
    •  Predominantly  dealing with accounts size of anything from £10k+ also some higher corporate big ticket business.
    •  Ensure all customer details are recorded accurately and entered on to the system in a timely fashion to ensure data integrity.
    •  Obtain renewal terms for customers, always ensuring you’ve explored other options before providing the best available solution.
    •  Prepare renewal closings from meeting minutes and ensure cover is bound by renewal date.
    •  Manage insurer and customer queries about their policies. Confirm cover with relevant insurers, process policies and chase up outstanding documentation when required.
    •  Deal with account queries and credit control matters highlighting any concerns.
    •  Apply fundamental legal and regulatory policy in relation to internal policies and the insurance contract as required.



    Non essential;

    •  Knowledge of lines of business such as Property, Casualty, Professional Indemnity, D&O, Motor Trade/Fleet.
    •  Prior experience handling corporate clients would be an advantage however we would also be interested in experience handling SME commercial business.
    •  Risk aware in handling customer information, 100% customer centric, focussed on the best possible outcome for our clients’ customers at all times.
    •  Holding or working towards one of the Chartered Insurance Institute Qualifications, Cert CII, Dip CII or ACII would be an advantage. Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, with an intermediate knowledge of the commercial insurance industry.
    •  Due diligence and process driven to deadlines, task focused, results oriented and takes initiative when assisting team members.
    •  Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, confident when building and maintaining rapport, strong planning and analytical skills with high accuracy and attention to detail.
    •  Proficient in MS office.
    •  Acturis experience would be advantageous.
    •  Eligible to work in the UK.


    • Previous experience working as an Account Handler within the commercial insurance market is essential.


    Rewards & Compensation:

    On top of a competitive salary, great teams and exciting career opportunities, our client also offer a wide range of benefits. 

    • Minimum of 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, and the option to ‘buy’ 5 more days.
    • Defined contribution pension scheme, which our client will also contribute to.
    • Life insurance, which will pay 4x your basic annual salary –  you can personally top-up to 10x.
    • Income protection, our client will cover up to 50% of your annual income, with options to top up.
    • Health cash plan or Private medical insurance.
    • Three fully paid volunteering days per year.
    • Employee Stock Purchase plan, offering company shares at a discount.
    • Share incentive plan, HMRC approved, tax effective, stock purchase plan.
    • Critical illness cover.
    • Discounted gym membership, with over 3,000 gyms nationally.
    • Season ticket loan.
    • Access to a discounted voucher portal to save money on your weekly shop or next big purchase.
    • Emergency back-up family care.
    • These are the minimum core benefits you’ll get, depending on your job level these benefits may improve.

    If you have the relevant experience or know someone that does please contact us now on 0203 727 2314 or email us at admin@lawesgroup.co.uk





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