SME Underwriter

Stellar Select Limited
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a great new position for an SME Underwriter based in London with a Peer to peer lender specialising in lending to small and medium sized businesses within the UK. The role is to assess SME debt financing applications for review. Reporting directly to the credit committee, the SME loan underwriter will be an important part of the lending team. You will be responsible helping build a functioning credit infrastructure covering all the various aspects of the credit product lifecycle.

Responsibilities for the role of SME Underwriter

  • Provide input and improve credit underwriting process
  • Evaluate the accuracy and authenticity of each borrower's details, references and case
  • Manage a portfolio of applications simultaneously
  • Dealing with telephone queries
  • Creating detailed records on each case
  • Maintaining an up to date knowledge on fraud prevention and fraud avoidance systems

Experience required for the role of SME Underwriter

  • Thorough understanding of the UK SME or commercial lending
  • Strong excel skills and experience with small business and commercial lending
  • Experience of secured lending would be an advantage but not essential
  • Good finance acumen gained through finance-focused studies

Salary: Circa £35,000 (will consider higher salary expectations depending on experience)

Location: London

For more information regarding the role of SME Underwriter please contact us

Stellar Select is acting as an employment agency and is a corporate member of the REC

Due to a high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application has been successful. We aim to contact all successful contacts within two business days