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Account Operation Specialist - Apprentice 2024

Folkestone, Kent, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 16, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Apprentice
Contract Type
Full Time
This inclusive employer is a member of myGwork - the largest global platform for the LGBTQ+ business community.

Our apprenticeship programme offers candidates the opportunity to pursue a career with a leading global provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer.

Throughout the programme, the apprentice will be based within the Reinsurance Life & Health Team and receive on-the-job guidance and support from qualified professionals whilst studying for their Level 3 Insurance Practitioner qualification with Skills Edge.

The goal of the programme is to give newcomers a successful start into the dynamic and demanding world of insurance and reinsurance.

The apprentice will be employed on a temporary contract for 18-24 months with an expected start date of September 2024.

About the Team As a team, we are the guardians of the data and cash and the first line in managing data before it flows through the Swiss Re landscape. You will be part of an experienced and highly motivated team comprising of Technical Accountants handling reinsurance premium & claims accounts for the UK and Ireland market. Our responsibilities include regular interactions with our colleagues across the region and we collaborate daily to deliver the best outcomes and value to our clients. About the Role You will be responsible for the day-to-day support of the team dealing with accuracy and integrity of premium and claims data bookings and ensure correct procedures and controls are followed, including documentation, and evidencing of activity. • Time and support will be given to candidates to pursue internal training. • Time and support will be given to candidates to pursue external training (Level 3 Insurance Practitioner Course).

About You

Your strength is willingness and ambition to take on new challenges and develop within role. We are looking for candidates with desire to learn and develp. If you possess good analytical skills, like working with numbers and enjoy communication, then we might be looking for you!

Sounds interesting? Our Folkestone office is located just 5 minutes from train station with direct trains to London, and we offer free lunches too! We look forward to your application!

Participating in a 20% off-the-job training is a statutory requirement for an English apprentice. It is training, which is received by the apprentice, during the apprentice’s normal working hours, for the purpose of achieving the knowledge, skills and behaviors of the approved apprenticeship referenced in the apprenticeship agreement.

The gross annual base salary for this role is 21 000 GBP full time. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based (discretionary) bonus targeted at 1 000 GBP.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder. #LI-Hybrid

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world. Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.
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