Credit Underwriter - 6 Mth Fixed Term Contract

Lloyd Recruitment Services Ltd
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Credit Underwriter - 6 Mth Fixed Term Contract

Salary: To £26,000

Based: Brighton/Hove

Lloyd Recruitment Services are recruiting on behalf of a FTSE250 financial services organisation who seeks a Credit Underwriter to fulfil a 6 month contract in their offices in Hove.

The main purpose of the role:

  • Incorporated within a dedicated team in the non recourse operations function ensuring a prompt, reliable debtor credit underwriting/support service to all existing clients and internal departments
  • To minimise potential bad debts by way of prudent and commercial underwriting and adhering to all internal processes and procedures
  • To assess debtors/customers credit worthiness and set credit limits within own given authority ensuring full Euler Hermes compliance at all times
  • To focus on service driven and innovative operational solutions to help maximise departmental output and achieve key non recourse profit and loss targets

Skills/experience required:

Previous Credit/Financial Underwriting experience is essential, applications from candidates without this experience unfortunately will not be considered.


  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Commercially minded
  • Numerate
  • High level of accuracy
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Assertiveness
  • Ability to prioritise


  • Ability to read financial statements to include audited/management accounts and various credit reference agency reports
  • Ideally ABFA qualified to certificate level or equivalent
  • Industry specific (invoice finance) experience

Please note, due to the high volume of applications, only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.