Underwriting Management Technician 


About Optio 

Optio brings together the expertise and specialisms of Northcourt Limited, Brockwell Capital, Cove Programs and Optio Europe Limited. Together, our companies provide comprehensive insurance products, underwriting services and broking. 


Role Definition

The right candidate will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of financial transactions into our inhouse accounting system for a wide range of business lines, including but not limited to, Political Violence and Terrorism, Marine War, Marine K&R and Accident and Health. 


❖   Responsible for ensuring the API queue is monitored and actioned
❖    Responsible for the accurate preparation and sense check of both Bound Risk and Paid Premium Bdx. (inc.Cyber Scout)
❖    Attend regular IBA meetings to keep on top of un-allocated cash and outstanding premium. Providing updates and escalating to         IBA, Underwriters etc. as and when required
❖    Delving into and resolving historical and current accounts queries
❖    Working with the Binder Manger and Underwriting Teams to ensure new and renewal binders are set up correctly
❖    Become proficient and taking the lead in the knowledge of underwriting systems and internal processes and procedures. This               includes working on and testing new systems/processes as and when applicable
❖    Providing cover/assistance to Underwriters and Assistant Underwriters whilst they are on holiday/travelling
❖    Producing reports as directed
❖    Build good working relationships with the Underwriting Teams and ensure that the UMT are regularly communicating with them             and kept updated on appropriate issues
❖    Work with the Underwriting Support Manager and the Binder Manager providing assistance with ad-hoc duties as and when                 required


Skills and Ability

❖    At least 2 years’ experience in a processing role within the Insurance Industry (ideally in one of the areas mentioned above)
❖    Accurate with good attention to detail
❖    Confident working under your own initiative
❖    Ability to understand London Market Slips
❖    Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Outlook
❖    A basic understanding of PPL is preferred
❖    A basic understanding of Xchanging
❖    Coverholder experience is preferred



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