Commercial underwriter / Broker - Southend-on-sea

James Phillip Financial Recruitment
17 Apr 2017
17 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Mortgage Underwriter

Salary £30,000 - £50,000 + Bonus

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Commercial Mortgage Underwriter to earn a good salary with excellent benefits!

Overall function

Our client is expanding quickly and looking for an excellent candidate to join the team offering short-term bridging loans to individual borrowers. These are secured on commercial property across the UK.

What the role involves

> To underwrite approved bridging loan applications within company lending criteria and within personal lending mandate.

> Manage a pipeline of cases in a fast paced environment

> Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers

> Accurately assess the risk attributed to the application ensuring that the loan is both suitable and fit for purpose.

> Identify any potential fraudulent activity and escalate any concerns to compliance.

Candidates will need to have extensive current or recent underwriting experience to include holding a lending mandate gained in the bridging or development lending sector

What our client is looking for

> Ability to analyse, negotiate and structure potential bridging loans in line with credit policy and present to Credit when required.

> Ability to form and maintain close working relationships with intermediaries, and professionals, e.g. solicitors and valuers.

> Ability to communicate on different levels, both verbally and in writing.

> Underwriters with a Bridging Background would advantageous.

What the company can offer you:

> Great salary

> Excellent benefits

> Great team events

> Office in the High Street