Job Opportunities

BGi.uk

We are a friendly independent insurance broker based in Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7HU. We work within various markets including Commercial, Cyber & Risk Management, Sports & Leisure, Freight & Marine Cargo, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Property Owners, Travel & Holiday, and more.

If you are interested in joining our team please email Lana Tilley: lana.tilley@bgi.uk.com or call on 01367 246149.

Please see below for current vacancies:

Finance Manager

Up to £40,000 a year – Full-time or part-time – Faringdon, Oxfordshire

BENEFITS
– Company Pension
– Personal Accident Cover
– 25 days hols, increasing by 1 day per year to a max of 30 days, plus public holidays
– Employee Referral Programme
– Perks at Work Scheme
– Employee Assistance Programme
– Performance Related Bonuses
– Company Events

SUMMARY
We are looking for a qualified Accountant, ideally with 3 years’ relevant experience, to fulfil the role of Finance Manager here at BGi.uk.

Working alongside the other members of the Finance team, you will deliver financial reporting and statutory filings (including year-end accounts and interim audit files, accounts and financial statements) as well as working with the team to provide wider financial analysis and support to the Senior Management Team.

You will be responsible for HJ Roelofs (UK) Ltd, t/a BGi.uk, accounts plus other related, privately owned, companies.

We would consider hours to suit the successful candidate.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assistance with day-to-day accounting/book-keeping requirements
• Budgeting/Forecasting
• Business analysis and reporting to the Management Team
• Day to day management of Office Account
• Developing and enhancing internal processes, making use of the latest technologies where possible
• Liaise with external advisors on all tax and regulatory compliance issues
• Liaise with external advisors on the preparation of statutory financial information
• Preparation of annual statutory accounts for submission to external Accountants
• Prepare monthly accounts (P&L and balance sheet) for 4 companies
• Review company internal controls
• VAT returns
• Working on ad hoc projects

REQUIRED
• Must be fully qualified/accredited (CIMA or ACA, ACCA)
• Have good knowledge of Microsoft packages including Excel and various accounting technologies
• Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

DESIRED
• 3 years’ relevant experience in an Accountancy/Finance leadership role
• Experience of Applied TAM/EPIC
• Experience of FCA regulatory returns, i.e. 6 monthly RMAR/CASS 5
• Experience of operating across the EEA
• Experience of producing VAT returns
• Knowledge of Payroll
• Previous experience in the Insurance industry

ABOUT US
BGi.uk and BGi.eu are wholly independent brokers offering bespoke, tailored insurance solutions for businesses in the UK and the EEA on a global basis: both to our clients directly and via our broker network. We manage this by facultative placements and via our specialist schemes and facilities.

HOW TO APPLY
Please send your CV to lana.tilley@bgi.uk.com or contact Lana on 01367 246149 for further information.

Please note that by applying for this vacancy you provide BGi.uk with your explicit consent to process your personal information. A copy of our privacy policy is available to view here.

Senior Commercial Broker

Up to £60,000 a year – Full-time – Faringdon, Oxfordshire

BENEFITS
– Company Pension
– Personal Accident Cover
– 25 days hols, increasing by 1 day per year to a max of 30 days, plus bank holidays
– Employee Referral Programme
– Potential for hybrid working
– Perks at Work Scheme
– Employee Assistance Programme
– Performance Related Bonuses
– Company Events

SUMMARY
This is a senior level role within a progressive team. With the role comes:
• An existing book of business
• An opportunity to develop your own portfolio – of standard & non-standard Commercial Accounts, Risks and Schemes

You will have:
– Worked on Commercial Insurance risks in a position of responsibility
– A proven track record
– The ability to coach, train and generally provide information to the supporting team members
– Excellent technical insurance knowledge
– The self-confidence to effectively deal with clients’ boards and board members

RESPONSIBILITIES
Your responsibilities will include:
• Looking after existing book of commercial clients, from SMEs to larger corporate clients
• Maintaining meaningful relationships by providing excellent customer service
• Further developing the current book, by
a. cross selling techniques and business development
b. the development of existing insurer facilities in the UK and EEA
c. developing the existing scheme and target markets
• Operating within regulatory guidelines
• Supporting other team members as appropriate/necessary to ensure a first-class service to all of our clients

REQUIRED
• 7+ years’ experience in General Commercial Insurance
• 3+ years’ experience in generating and placing new business
• Experience of Broking within the EEA would be an advantage as would a knowledge of arranging insurance for companies trading internationally
• Driving license

ABOUT US
BGi.uk and BGi.eu are wholly independent brokers offering bespoke, tailored insurance solutions for businesses in the UK and the EEA on a global basis: both to our clients directly and via our broker network. We manage this by facultative placements and via our specialist schemes and facilities.

HOW TO APPLY
Please send your CV to lana.tilley@bgi.uk.com or contact Lana on 01367 246149 for further information.

Please note that by applying for this vacancy you provide BGi.uk with your explicit consent to process your personal information. A copy of our privacy policy is available to view here.

Insurance Administrator

Competitive Salary – Full-time

Interested in swimming? Might be interested in a career in insurance (or already working as a Broker)? We are looking for someone to help with the development of our new Swim Insurance policy, developed for teachers, schools, clubs and pool owners (commercial).

The position is office based at Portwell House, 26 Market Place, Faringdon, SN7 7HU.

For more information please contact Lana Tilley, lana.tilley@bgi.uk.com or 01367 246149.

Junior Commercial Insurance Broker

Salary range £25k to £30k depending on experience

We are looking for a Junior Commercial Insurance Broker, ideally with some Commercial experience, within easy travelling distance of SN7 7HU to join the team.

You will service a portfolio of business’ including new accounts, renewals, adjustments, queries and any other issues that may arise on the accounts. In addition to this, you will be actively involved in the broking of new business to market – liaising with insurers and negotiating the best possible terms. You will be joining a team focused on delivering excellent service to our clients.

The position is office based at Portwell House, 26 Market Place, Faringdon, SN7 7HU.

For more information please contact Lana Tilley, lana.tilley@bgi.uk.com or 01367 246149.