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Insurance Claims Assistant

  • Location:

    Crewe

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £12 - £13.48 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    JR-137

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-24

  • Startdate:

    2019-08-26

Claims Handler
 
Akton Recruitment currently has an exciting opportunity for someone with Insurance experience to join the team within a local authority team in Cheshire.
 
JOB  PURPOSE
 
Responsible for the provision of service and corporate support in order to facilitate the effective management of the Council’s insurance and risk management arrangements.
 
PRINCIPAL  RESPONSIBILITIES
 
1 Provide advice and guidance to services relating to the Council’s insurance arrangements liaising with brokers, insurers and service managers on a regular basis to ensure clarity cover and risk management responsibilities. 2 Advise and liaise with internal and external clients to ensure that detailed budgets, financial and insurance records are prepared and maintained in order to meet the Council’s Financial Procedure Rules and current policies and guidelines. 3 Undertake the administration of insurance claims to ensure they are effectively and efficiently processed, meeting both statutory and Authorities procedures and standards. 4 Undertake the reconciliations and monitor the accounts with claims handlers to ensure accuracy of the transactions and effective cash flow arrangements are followed. 5 Administration of the insurance claims database to ensure the system is appropriately maintained and configured, and that users are adequately trained in data entry and extraction to provide effective information to service managers, insurers, brokers and claims handlers. 6 Collate, analyse and present information from the insurance claims database, identify trends and monitor progress against plans to inform strategic decision making. 7 Scrutiny of insurance files to ensure appropriate investigation, collection of evidence and feedback to services on risk management issues, takes place on an effective and consistent basis. 8 Undertake research and develop different options for insurance arrangements associated with service initiatives or projects, liaising with service managers, insurers, brokers and solicitors, to ensure risks are appropriately assessed in the decision-making process. 9 Prepare communications for inclusion in newsletters, guidance notes or for placing on the websites to ensure the communications strategy for risk management and insurance is appropriately and effectively implemented.
 
 
If you would like to apply for this position, please send a CV or call 01772 428186 and ask for Jordan for more details.