Junior Underwriter - £25K - Property Lender - London

London (North)
18 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Our client is a property bridge lender.

The Job

No prior experience is required. You will work directly with the two senior underwriters, assisting both on all aspects of loan execution and servicing. You should be numerate and articulate, as comfortable reading lengthy legal documents as you are working with Excel. You will interact with a number of external service providers and should have a bright and engaging personality that allows you to quickly build relationships with key individuals at these organisations.

The job will entail a mix of responsibilities including the following:

- Liaising with brokers on new loan applications

- Collating all necessary documents in relation to new loan applications

- Undertaking credit and title checks

- Pipeline maintenance in the firm’s proprietary system

- Liaising with solicitors to oversee progress on loan execution

- Writing credit committee memos

- Ongoing borrower communication to ensure a smooth process of repayment and early identification of potential defaults

- Providing feedback to the software development team to improve the system

The ideal candidate’s personality and qualifications:

  • Have a background in a degree that requires both numeracy and literacy
  • Strong presentational skills - both oral and written
  • Good skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Interested in both finance and technology
  • Confident and articulate
  • Looking for broadly based training
  • Has an entrepreneurial focus
  • Learns quickly and able to adapt
  • Seeking an opportunity at the ground level of a very high growth company
  • Has interests outside of work

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