Underwriting Assistant – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

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Underwriting Assistant – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

  • Location:

    United Kingdom

  • Salary:

    5500031000 to 55000999999

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    Piere Forbes

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

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Underwriting Assistant – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Location: London City
Hybrid working: Home/ Office base
Salary: £30,000 per annum
About the role
Our Client is excited to be recruiting an underwriting assistant to join the international M&A team. Based in London and working within a team of expert insurance and legal professionals, your role will be to support the M&A team to efficiently and profitably manage a varied, international portfolio of transactional risk business.
This role presents an excellent opportunity for those seeking to develop foundational underwriting knowledge and skills within a specialist portfolio

Key Responsibilities
•                     Provide day-to-day support to the M&A team, encompassing the full policy life cycle, delegated authorities, and reinsurance arrangements.
•                     Ensure timely and accurate data entry to an in-house underwriting system.
•                     Maintain and develop relationships with brokers.
•                     Prepare quotes for new business by underwriting guidelines.
•                     Attend meetings with other departments, including Delegated Underwriting, Finance, Management Information, Credit Control, Compliance and Operations
•                     Prepare data-driven presentations and files for internal management and external regulatory use.
•                     Ad-hoc duties may be periodically required.
Key Skills
•                     Strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to express ideas clearly.
•                     Numerical aptitude and good attention to detail
•                     A proactive approach and strong work ethic with the ability to work enthusiastically and collaboratively within a team.
•                     Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (predominantly Excel, but also PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook), additional training is available.
•                     A customer-focused approach, with the ability to establish good relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
•                     An ability to manage your time, meet deadlines and prioritise efficiently.
•                     An open, cooperative mindset with an interest in M&A
•                     Drive and ambition to develop and progress.