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Brit Insurance • London

Senior Underwriting Accountant FTC

Employment type:  Full time

3 days/week at home

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Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Underwriting Accountant

Who are we?

At Brit, we believe that the uncertainty of the future should never stand in the way of progress. That’s why we exist. To help people and businesses face the future and thrive. We are change-makers enabled by a global workforce who collaborate to deliver a risk service. A team empowered to help our customers not only to survive the risks they face, but to stay on the front foot and keep moving forward. We believe the uncertainty of tomorrow isn’t something to fear but to seize; that it’s full of potential. Not only for our customers but our employees too.

We might write the future of risk for our brokers and clients, but we would love to help you write your future at Brit: a future based on not just progressing but on thriving – both professionally and emotionally. If you’re looking for a place to make a real difference, read on.

The role

As a Senior Underwriting Accountant in the Underwriting Accounting Team, you’ll play a key role in
producing and analysing underwriting information and management reporting to support the growth
our business. You will work closely with the Underwriting Accounting Manager and collaborate with
other departments to provide accurate and insightful information at both the entity and group level.
This role is integral to providing both actual, plan and forecast information and working with the
Business Partnering and FP&A teams to provide the analysis behind this at an entity and Strategic
Business unit level; as well as managing and mentoring two Underwriting Accountants.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to take their career to the next level and develop
their technical, systems and managerial skills. With a solid understanding of our processes and
applications, you’ll have the opportunity to grow into a leadership role and make a real impact on

About you

You'll be a qualified accountant with London Insurance Market experience (specifically Lloyd's), and you’ll be proficient in insurance accounting concepts, including UK GAAP and SII. You’ll be able to demonstrate your skills in Underwriting P&L analysis as well as your advanced Excel use, whilst being responsible for UK GAAP Actuals, Forecasts, Plans, and Quarterly SII reporting. You’ll have oversight of the team’s work, participate in financial controls framework, and provide regular reporting for all underwriting entities in Brit Group to diverse stakeholders.

Our culture

This opportunity comes along with a competitive salary, 27 days annual leave, optional private medical insurance, on target bonus and strong employer’s contributory pension, plus many more benefits. We also operate in a hybrid working capacity meaning you can collaborate in the London office as well as enjoy the ability to work from home.

Inclusion & Diversity is at the heart of our business at Brit. We recognise that diversity in age, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, thought and social background bring richness to our working environment. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, or who you love, we believe you should be you.

You’ll get a highly competitive remuneration and benefits package. This is kept under constant review to make sure it stays relevant. We understand the power of saying thank you and take time to acknowledge and reward extraordinary effort by teams or individuals. If this sounds like a role and a culture that appeals to you, let us know. Apply now!

Company benefits

Shared parental leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Adoption leave
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Non-contributory pension
Annual bonus
Share options
Season ticket loan
Life assurance
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Carer’s leave
Open to job sharing
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Compassionate leave
Menstrual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Volunteer days
Employee assistance programme
Salary sacrifice
Charity donation scheme
L&D budget
Enhanced sick pay
Enhanced sick days
Mental health platform access
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Working at Brit Insurance

Company employees

Approximately 650

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London & Bermuda

Hiring Countries


United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023

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