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Insurance Advisers - Trainee and Experienced roles - full time vacancies in Clevedon 

Key Purpose of the Job

To provide advice to clients to ensure conversion of new business, service of existing accounts and retention of renewals to achieve company income targets and to provide support to clients in all aspects of the sales process in accordance with company procedures and regulatory requirements.
 

Accountabilities

  • Provide an excellent customer experience ensuring that everyone is treated in a warm, friendly and respectful manner that shows interest in their genuine needs and leaves them feeling valued as a customer.
  • Meet and exceed personal sales and/or other relevant targets, contributing towards the team’s overall service and sales objectives/KPI’s.
  • Carry out a range of administrative duties ensuring prompt and accurate completion of all administration requirements within Company standards.
  • Complete all roles and tasks as required by your line manager, ensuring all operational priorities and Higos rules, procedures and policies for risk and compliance are adhered to.
  • Complete any training that is deemed necessary for your role and fully prepare for your regular one-to-ones and annual year end review, ensuring that you discuss activity around your agreed development plan and that all training is completed on time.
  • As and when required undertake small projects and/or provide specialist input into wider business projects and initiatives.
  • Adherence to our Training & Competency scheme
  • Up to date Continuous Professional Development


Key Competencies

  • Creating Value through Customers
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Attention to detail
  • Getting the Best Out of Each Other
  • Team Working
  • Working smarter

Plus the following for experienced advisers:

  • Self motivation
  • Systems Competency and IT literate


Key Knowledge and Skills

  • Verbal Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Self/Work Organisation
  • Analytical Skill

Plus the following for experienced advisers:

  • Software Applications
  • Organisational Awareness
  • Procedural/Product Knowledge


Experience

For trainees:

  • Customer Service: 1 year (Required)
  • Education: A-Level or equivalent (Required)

For experienced advisers:

  • General Insurance: 2 years (Required)

 

If you would like to apply for either Insurance Adviser vacancy please send your CV to the Regional Manager Alan Clarke alan.clarke@higos.co.uk

Further details including company benefits, bonus scheme and competitive salary will discussed at interview stage with suitable applicants.

 

Insurance Adviser - Experienced - full time vacancy in Somerton 

Key Purpose of the Job

To provide advice to clients to ensure conversion of new business, service of existing accounts and retention of renewals to achieve company income targets and to provide support to clients in all aspects of the sales process in accordance with company procedures and regulatory requirements.
 

Accountabilities

  • Provide an excellent customer experience ensuring that everyone is treated in a warm, friendly and respectful manner that shows interest in their genuine needs and leaves them feeling valued as a customer.
  • Meet and exceed personal sales and/or other relevant targets, contributing towards the team’s overall service and sales objectives/KPI’s.
  • Carry out a range of administrative duties ensuring prompt and accurate completion of all administration requirements within Company standards.
  • Complete all roles and tasks as required by your line manager, ensuring all operational priorities and Higos rules, procedures and policies for risk and compliance are adhered to.
  • Complete any training that is deemed necessary for your role and fully prepare for your regular one-to-ones and annual year end review, ensuring that you discuss activity around your agreed development plan and that all training is completed on time.
  • As and when required undertake small projects and/or provide specialist input into wider business projects and initiatives.
  • Adherence to our Training & Competency scheme
  • Up to date Continuous Professional Development


Key Competencies

  • Creating Value through Customers
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Attention to detail
  • Getting the Best Out of Each Other
  • Team Working
  • Working smarter
  • Self motivation
  • Systems Competency and IT literate


Key Knowledge and Skills

  • Verbal Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Self/Work Organisation
  • Analytical Skill
  • Software Applications
  • Organisational Awareness
  • Procedural/Product Knowledge


Experience

  • General Insurance: 2 years (Required)

 

Accounts Assistant - full time - maternity cover - based in Wells, Somerset 

Do you have experience working in an accounting function?
Are you looking for a full time contract position?
We are looking to recruit an experienced Accounts Assistant staff member for a maternity cover on a fixed term of 12 months.
 

Duties of the role include:

  • Administration of the Accounts Payable function for the company
  • Validation of approved invoices and booking to the accounting system, processing of payments and reconciliation of creditor balances
  • Daily bank reconciliations including posting client receipts
  • Processing client refunds
  • Liaising with insurance companies regarding outstanding queries
  • Reconciliation and settlement of statements on a monthly basis
  • Responding to/helping other members of the company with account queries
  • Administrative tasks
  • Assist on any ad-hoc tasks as required by the department.


Required skills, experience and education:

  • Prior experience in Accounts Payable
  • Part qualified Accountant
  • Good Excel and IT skills
  • An aptitude for numbers and problem solving
  • Excellent organisational skills


Beneficial:

  • MS Dynamics AP experience
  • Recently qualified at AAT level or part qualified ACCA, ACA, CIMA
     

If you would like to apply please send your CV to the Head of Finance Gavin Collery gavin.collery@higos.co.uk

This is a full-time position working Monday-Friday 09.00-17.30.

 

We are always happy to receive CV's from individuals with relevant insurance experience and qualifications, even if we do not have a recognised vacancy at one of our offices. So, if you are looking for a career and are interested in applying for any of the positions that you are suitable for, please complete our application form and send it, together with your CV.

If your application for a vacancy has not generated a response within 10 working days we will not be pursuing the application, however we would like to thank you for your interest.

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