Credit Underwriter - Asset Finance - Manchester

101 Recruitment
08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Working within the existing Credit Underwriting team of a well-established asset finance leasing company, you will credit underwrite all new business prospects for our client's own book and the broking out of proposals to other Funders.

Main duties & responsibilities:

• To manually assess all new business proposals, reviewing the proposal form, credit searches, supporting information including bank statements, financial accounts and any other additional information provided.
• To underwrite proposals in line with our client's credit policy and risk acceptance criteria up to your remit within set SLA’s.
• Make credit recommendations to the Credit Manager/Directors for proposals outside of your remit.
• Where required, request additional information to further strengthen a proposal to be able to offer an acceptance.
• Broke out proposals to other Funders which don’t meet our client’s criteria or where they are unable to offer the finance themselves.
• Build relationships with other Funders to who our client brokers business.
• Work with the Sales Team/Brokers to maximise every opportunity and work with them to find ways to write new deals.
• Assist the Credit Manager to assess new introducers and ongoing monitoring of those once approved for both financials strength and FCA compliance.

Other Duties:

• Any other reasonable tasks at the request of the company management.
• Assist the Credit Manager with other areas of underwriting/credit as and when required.

Key skills and behaviours:

• Must be self-motivated and be able to work on own initiative.
• Must be able to work under pressure and deliver decisions within a timely manner to meet SLA’s
• Work well within a small team whilst working independently.
• Have good communication skills, both written and verbal and have excellent telephone manner.
• Be able to build positive professional working relationships with our client's introducers, suppliers and service providers.
• Good numeracy skills and be confident working with numbers.
• Be hard working, proactive and enthusiastic.
• Good time management skills and able to prioritise workloads to ensure targets are met.
• High attention to detail and high levels of accuracy.
• Identify opportunities.
• Be willing to take on additional and varied tasks to support the business requirements.

Skills and experience required:

• Ideally a minimum of three years credit underwriting experience in a similar organisation.
• Direct experience within the asset finance/leasing industry and experience of a wide asset range.
• Familiar with the SME market
• IT literate.
• Good background education

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