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Willis Towers Watson

Senior Accounts Controller (Reinsurance)

The successful candidate will service a mixed portfolio of Client & Carrier accounts within the Asia Pacific team of Willis Re. They will ensure that balances are collected and paid in accordance with contractual requirements or pre-defined service standards.

The Role
  • Ensure the secure, efficient and auditable handling of client’s/ reinsurer’s monies
  • Maintain up to date and accurate records
  • Own the fiscal relationship for designated clients / reinsurers. Act as the main point of contact for all matters relating to payment
  • Actively service accounts to a high standard and within deadlines. Ensure timely collection and payment of monies due to / from clients, reinsurers and third parties; reconciliation, chasing and minimisation of funding to ensure financial metrics are achieved.
  • Use MI to identify debtor related problems and escalate / negotiate / influence where necessary to resolve.
  • Review and correlate cash on a daily basis
  • Ensure compliance with Willis Towers Watson internal accounting and settlement procedures and external (FCA and SOX) regulations
  • Maintain ongoing relationships with assigned clients / reinsurers / third parties
  • Liaise with Client Service Managers and other associates as appropriate to ensure Business Unit targets met
  • Escalate issues to Client Service Manager / Operations Director / Account Executive as appropriate
  • Where required, perform accurate authorising in accordance with the Payment Authorisation Manual
  • Complete Account Controller core requirements reviews where appropriate
  • Adhere to standardised Group policies and procedures, Accounting and Settlement fundamentals, including all WEM, sanctions touch points and other regulatory requirements
The Requirements
  • Experience within Reinsurance is desirable 
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with both brokers and clients
  • Grade 9 - 4 / pass at C or above for Maths and English at GCSE (or equivalent) or relevant industry experience as a minimum according to the role
  • Intermediate IT skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Good Communication Skills (Written and Verbal)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to Organise and Prioritise
  • Ability to work in a team and autonomously; and general willingness to learn and grow
  • Good Time Management skills
  • Proactive work ethic
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