Asta Vacancies

Vacancy: Underwriting Performance Assistant

Date: 6th August 2019

Job Profile

Main purpose of job

Provide support to various functions within the Underwriting team to assist them with regulatory returns, internal reporting and business forecasting for syndicates and MGAs.

Key tasks

  1. Assist with the production of regulatory reporting for Asta clients. Liaise with the clients and provide data as requested within agreed deadline.
  2. Liaise with the Underwriting Department for the production of Board papers.
  3. Provide support to the Underwriting Department such as data processing, report collation and analysis.
  4. Produce ad hoc MI reporting as required. Extract and manipulate data from relevant data warehouses and format into new reports.
  5. Assist with the monitoring of data quality on clients’ underwriting systems for both Lloyd’s and MGAs.
  6. Liaise with clients and other functions within Asta attending meetings as required.

Key personal skills required

  1. Highly numerate with the ability to produce consistently accurate work to tight deadlines.
  2. Ability to progress issues on own initiative, but sufficient judgement to know when to refer to manager.
  3. Ability to prioritise workload.
  4. Flexible team player.
  5. Good communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  6. Willingness to learn and commit to development of professional qualification.

Key technical skills, knowledge and professional qualifications required

  1. Must have attained 3 A-levels, 2 of which at grade B or above and have both maths and English GCSE at grade B or above (or equivalent).
  2. Previous experience of providing administrative support in an office environment.
  3. Understanding of the Lloyd’s insurance market.
  4. Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office, notably Excel, with a natural ability to pick up new systems quickly.
  5. Have commenced or willingness to study towards professional qualifications (CII) is preferred.

To apply for this position please email Mandy Lamptey, HR Manager,

The deadline for applications is 13th August 2019.

Strictly no agency calls or emails please

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