14th June 2019

Commercial Account Handler – Newry

Reference: BBBH16451

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Salary: £25,000 Date Posted: 14/06/2019

Commercial Accounts Handler – Newry

A fantastic opportunity for an individual with the qualifications and experience to work within a well established brokerage in Newry renowned for their personable and friendly services having had a presence on the local market for over 25 years.

Salary and Benefits

Negotiable depending on experience


  • Monday- Friday 9-5pm
  • Competitive pension contribution

The Role

Abacus Careers are pleased to be recruiting for a Commercial Accounts Handler on behalf of a client that places a strong emphasis on building strong, long-lasting relationships with their clients across numerous industry sectors. With their vast local business knowledge, they have built up the highest professional standards of customer care, service and client retention which is evident from their long-standing presence on the local market.

What you will do

  • Use your current experience from the insurance industry to explain and communicate with all contacts accurately and in a time efficient manner
  • Effectively deal and assist customers with their needs by making mid-term adjustments and renewals
  • Assist with all queries that arise in relation to customer accounts
  • Deal with all business clients professionally by processing and broking renewals promptly and efficiently whilst also maintaining high renewal retention rates
  • Moreover, you will work as a key member of the commercial team alongside Account Executives and Sales Managers, helping them maintain relationships with existing clients and generating new business.

About you

  • To succeed in this environment, it is essential that you have a minimum of 3 years previous experience working in an insurance/ brokerage environment.
  • You will need to have 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above (or equivalent) including English and Maths
  • Qualified to Cert CII
  • Experience with Open GI and strong computer skills with a working knowledge of computerised insurance systems.

The successful candidate with possess the energy, enthusiasm and ability to work within a demanding environment that requires a hands-on approach. You will be customer and quality focused and demonstrate the ability to be flexible and prioritise your workload all whilst consistently providing a first-class service.


Please contact Mairead Shannon at Abacus Careers on (028) 90 313157 for a further chat or email your CV to Mairead@abacus.careers

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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Mairead Shannon

Mairead Shannon

Financial Services & Insurance Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 8456

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