Junior Underwriter

Recruiter
Close Brothers
Location
Doncaster, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Sep 2019
Ref
1256960285
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Close Brothers Motor Finance Junior Underwriter Doncaster Competitive Weekend Rate & Benefits Thursday 03 October 2019 About the Company We specialise in helping people buy new and used cars, motorbikes and light commercial vehicles. Working with a network of dealer partners, we provide flexible finance solutions to our customers that are convenient, hassle-free and most importantly, affordable. With headquarters in the North of England, we have 14 branches across the UK. Each branch serves the needs of their local dealers and customers offering a personal hands-on approach to motor finance. Close Motor Finance is part of the FTSE 250 listed Close Brothers Group plc, a specialist financial services group which makes loans, trades securities and provides advice and investment management solutions to a wide range of clients. Close Brothers was established in 1878 and employs over 2,500 people, principally in the UK. About the Role This position is a Saturday only. The post holder will provide the highest level of customer service and support at all times to existing and potential dealers. In our ever growing fast paced environment you will work efficiently and effectively providing operational support within the DSU covering all aspects of new business, together with ad hoc duties specific to the unit's operation. The post holder will carry out these duties with regards to the Companies strategies, policies and procedures with full regard for equal opportunities, health and safety requirements and legislative and regulatory requirements. The post holder will ensure that all dealer enquiries are dealt with compliantly, effectively and efficiently and details processed according to company systems, procedures and regulatory requirements. The job holder will endeavour to treat the customers of CBMF fairly and according to the company's policies, procedures and guidelines. Key Responsibilities: * Have full knowledge of FPS to include:- Proposal Input, Credit Search, Car, Data Check & Pricing, Production of Agreements, Underwriting within Company policy and authority levels * Have full knowledge of CARS to include:- Quotation, Settlements, General Enquiries * Achieve individual and team targets assigned through the Companies annual planning, budgets and performance review process to support efficiencies and set KPIs * Handle complaints as per procedure * General administration duties together with strong communication skills * Work through DSU development programme as per timescales agreed with your Senior/Manager and reviewed through the performance management process * Carry out all required administrative duties necessary within the department ensuring deadlines are met and work is carried out effectively and efficiently * Undertake any reasonable tasks, which may be required to ensure the smooth running of the department Risk & Compliance: Ensure that all Governance and Compliance requirements are adhered to and all reporting and reviewing activities required by the Regulatory Bodies are carried out to the standards required. About you Essential * Have a flexible approach in work allocations (multitasking) * Have an openness to managing change * Have a positive attitude to personal development and training * Ability to work as part of a team, share responsibility and assist others if needed * Initiative to seek out new ideas or additional duties if necessary * Must be a self-starter and able to motivate themselves * Good communication skills * Good keyboard skills * Good time managements skills * Ability to prioritise and work under pressure * Excellent attention to detail * Numerical literacy * Administrative skills * Ability to use MS Excel and Word Desirable * Previous underwriting experience * Understanding of the motor finance industry Rewards and Benefits At Close Brothers we recognise the value of a work life balance, and have put together a benefits package that reflects this. * Discretionary Annual Bonus * Pension - Group Stakeholder Pension Plan provided by Friends Life; 5.3% employee and 10% employer contribution * Life assurance - 4 times annual salary * Private Medical Heathcare * Annual Leave - minimum of 25 days as standard with the opportunity to buy up to 5 days' additional annual leave every March * Plus further benefits including competitive family friendly offering , information available upon request Equal Opportunities As an employer, Close Brothers is committed to equality and valuing diversity within its workforce. We provide equality of opportunity and will aim to ensure that no employee's or candidates are subject to discrimination on grounds of any characteristics including but not withstanding gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, religion, age, disability, working pattern, caring responsibilities, political beliefs. *Agencies who contact the hiring manager directly regarding this role will be removed from the PSL or banned from it m

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