15th Mar 21 | Ref: AADAC01

Assistant Adjuster/Accountant – Belfast

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a newly qualified accountant with a desire to commence and progress their career within the loss adjusting profession to join a leading global loss adjusting business as an Assistant Adjuster/Accountant based in Belfast.

The opportunity:

Reporting to the Head of Major Loss – Ireland you will support our Major Loss team with all aspects of handling a portfolio of Claims from investigation to settlement, with a focus on the interpretation of financial data, the evaluation of stock losses, calculation of business interruption losses and specialist financial claims.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop as a Business Interruption Specialist Adjuster/Accountant, through mentoring, training, and the completion of professional examinations (CILA).

The role:

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Responding and managing client and customer enquiries
  • In conjunction with Loss Adjusters, liaise with insured, insurers/brokers to achieve professional and timely conclusion of claims ensuring Company and client standards are met in relation to all technical and operational policies and procedures.
  • Accompany Loss Adjusters to on site investigations and damage surveys for claims as required
  • Providing administrative support as required to assist Loss Adjusters with the output of onsite investigations and damage surveys for claims
  • Producing reports in compliance with professional standards and internal
  • guidelines in accordance with agreed timescales
  • Ensuring time reporting and billing is compliant with internal standards,
  • processing and systems
  • Ensuring invoices raised are accurate and timely
  • Undertaking projects and other ad hoc work as required

About you – Knowledge and Experience:

  • Candidates must have a degree in accountancy, or equivalent
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and experience using accounting software is essential
  • Audit or Forensic accounting experience would be advantageous
  • Enthusiastic to commit to completing professional examinations (CILA)
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to self-manage your workload, manage multiple priorities and conflicting demands
  • A methodical, accurate and analytical approach to work
  • Good attention to detail to be able to produce accurate, high quality information whilst adhering to strict deadlines
  • A sense of responsibility for and pride in the quality of your work
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; clear, concise and structured
  • Strong relationship/stakeholder management skills with the ability to establish effective working relationships with your team, colleagues and third parties
  • Thrive in a high pressured working environment with the drive to meet and exceed targets

 Should you wish to apply, please forward your CV and supporting cover letter.

We look forward to hearing from you.

HR Team | McLarens