Underwriter - Secured Lending

Coast Specialist Recruitment
11 Feb 2019
08 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A highly successful Financial Services organisation, headquartered in Stockport, has an excellent opportunity for an Underwriter to join their team.

They are looking for an experienced underwriter or mandator, ideally with a background in secured lending. The key task of the Underwriter is to assess the risk, accurately underwrite and mandate secured loan/ Mortgage applications. On top of a generous basic salary, an annual bonus and excellent benefits package is on offer.

Main Duties:

• To professionally assess all cases from direct customers and brokers in order to make informed underwriting decisions that are in line with Company policies, procedures and lending criteria

• To accurately assess the risk on an application ensuring that the loan is affordable

• To minimise the risk to the business and the applicant with a strong focus on fraud avoidance

• To proactively manage a pipeline of cases

• To provide brokers and customers with accurate case updates at all points in the process

• To provide a high level of customer service at all stages of an application

• To ensure that all regulatory requirements are adhered to throughout the process


• Previous underwriting experience within the secured lending or residential mortgage market

• Experience of dealing with brokers and third parties

• PC skills including MS Excel and Word

• Excellent communication skills

• Attention to detail

• Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines

• Strong planning and problem solving skills

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please contact Ella Britton

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