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Claims Administration Assistant

About Us:

General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations, with more than 2,000 employees worldwide. It owns General Reinsurance Corporation and General Reinsurance AG, which conduct business as Gen Re.

Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.

General Reinsurance, London Branch (a subsidiary of General Reinsurance AG) now has an excellent opportunity for you to join the London office as a Claims Administration Assistant.

The successful candidate will support the London Claims Team in the management of an efficient workflow process by ensuring that claims advices and movements are set up promptly within the core systems, including the allocation of appropriate documentation where applicable. In addition, they will manage the team’s general administrative tasks, including expense reporting. We will provide training so the successful candidate can develop their understanding of the handling of reinsurance claims by taking on a small number of claims.

Job Description:

  • Review and establish claims notifications in the system
  • Process payments and reserves within authority level
  • File documents electronically and monitor development of claims where appropriate
  • Run claims and MI reports as required as well as assisting with ad-hoc data analysis
  • Assist in all other general claims administration and processing functions to ensure efficient workflow within the team
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with the underwriting and finance teams


  • Positive and hard-working attitude
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Excellent Excel skills are essential
  • Ability to learn quickly with good attention to detail
  • The role requires proficient use of various internal systems on which training will be given
  • We are looking for a team player and good communicator
  • Willingness to learn and develop

Does this sound exciting?

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and cover letter to In your cover letter please let us know what interests you about the role and why you think you would be right for the position. Please also provide details of your salary expectations. Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Closing date: 21 February 2020


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London Branch
Corn Exchange
55 Mark Lane
London, EC3R 7NE (UK)

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