Senior Reinsurance Claims Technician | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1360371


When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.


Senior Reinsurance Claims Technician 

  • Based in the centre of Sydney CBD
  • Full-time permanent opportunity with great staff benefits
  • Growing and Dynamic Division within a trusted brand 

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. You'll have opportunities to grow and drive your career your way, work with people from all different backgrounds, and feel free to bring fresh thinking. And you'll get the support you need to have an enriching career and enjoy what really matters to you. 

Our technical division is responsible for portfolio management, research, reinsurance and underwriting services. We support our distribution functions through the incremental improvement of the product framework for all of the Allianz General Insurance portfolios. 

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Reinsurance Claims Technician to join our technical division. As a Senior Reinsurance Claims Technician you will manage a portfolio of losses. You will provide loss advices to reinsurers and reinsurance brokers across multiple lines of business, both facultative and treaty for the Allianz Australia and New Zealand group. This will include not only the issuance of loss advices but recovery requests and provision of supporting information to Brokers/ Reinsurers.   

You will be required to undertake reviews of claims and losses for the correct application of reinsurance coverage. The portfolio will need to be managed so as to provide timely, accurate and complete information to our reinsurers. The role will require you to maximise our cash working in tandem with our colleagues in Finance. 

Furthermore, you will be required to liaise with brokers, reinsurer's and internal parties. Provide reinsurance advice to internal customers and complete reinsurance reporting for internal and external customers. Training and presentations to internal parties is a part of the role requirements. 

In addition you will be required to proactively manage an Inwards reinsurance portfolio that will require attention to detail for the application of reinsurance terms and conditions. The portfolio will require that you accurately assess the claims reserve provisions and the accuracy of any payment requests. 

You will be required to provide support to the Reinsurance Claims Manager and where needed act in a deputy role. 

A key part of the role will be the management and maintenance of our internal systems, including processes, procedures and IT systems. An “end to end” knowledge of insurance and reinsurance is highly desirable. 

To be considered for this role you will require: 

  • Demonstrated reinsurance and/or reinsurance claims experience across all type, forms and classes of business
  • Extensive knowledge of reinsurance contract application to claims/losses and wordings
  • Exceptional time management and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and ever changing environment
  • Expert Excel skills that must include advanced VBA knowledge
  • A good understanding of SAS programming is highly desirable
  • Ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders - both internally and externally at all levels
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to provide a persuasive case where required to our partners 

At Allianz we value high performance. We recognise the contribution of our ‎employees ‎and reward our employees with a dedicated range of attractive benefits. ‎Whether you are ‎looking for a company that offers a variety of flexible leave options, ‎salary packaging, or ‎substantial insurance discounts, Allianz has a range of benefits ‎to suit you.

If this opportunity is of interest please apply online with an updated resume. 

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