Jo Holdsworth Recruitment
£18,500 per annum
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Full Time

Leeds City Centre

Salary: £18,500 - plus fantastic benefits!

We’re working with a leading financial services business who operate worldwide. Providing finance and related products within a variety of sectors. Working within financial services there are a lot internal opportunities within the business so if you are looking to work for a well-established business with a fantastic reputation this may be the job for you.

I am currently recruiting for an Underwriter to join this fantastic business on a full time permanent basis. The hours will be based on a shift pattern which includes one evening per week as well as one weekend in every 4.

The main aim of an underwriter is to underwrite credit applications for a lot of retailers across different industries and make important decisions in line with my client’s policies and best practice. You will assess the application and then accept or decline accessing additional information if required. This role comes with a high level of responsibility and decision making skills are a must.

Responsibilities include:

• Make important decisions based on information given

• Provide excellent customer service

• To perform within agreed SLA’s and work accurately

• Take inbound calls from customers and clients

• Support the business with its objectives

• Resolve any issues and liaise with internal colleagues

• Adhere to all policies and procedures as well as the FCA

• Be responsible for your own personal development

What we are looking for:

• You must hold 5 x GCSEs at Grade A*-C

• Accuracy and attention to detail

• Decision making skills

• Logical

• Excellent communication skills

• Ability to problem solve

• Excellent customer service skills

Please note - previous underwriting experience is essential to be considered for this role.

In return my client offer a competitive salary - annual salary reviews - 25 days holiday - pension - plus much more…

Due to the amount of response we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to individuals, if you have not heard back within 5 days please assume that you have not been successful for the role you have applied for.

(Jo Holdsworth Recruitment – Recruitment Agency)