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Underwriter – New Business – 12 month FTC

£20,000 - £25,000

Location: Redhill

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000

Hours: The role will follow New Business shift rota which includes; 5 late shifts per month (11:00am - 7:00pm) and 1 weekend in 4 (Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm, Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm) with lieu days during the following week. This role also includes working 2 Bank Holidays per year.

The Company:


Are you looking to work for a well-established financial services organisation based within the Redhill area?

Do you possess the drive and determination to succeed?


The position of Leisure and Specialist Unit Underwriter plays a key role within New Business and is responsible for ensuring commercially balanced credit decisions, minimising potential future bad debt, and acts as a reference point supporting the Leisure and Specialist Teams which include internal and external customers.


What will your working week be like?


  • Analyse credit applications within your personal lending authority
  • Assess, analyse and recommend credit decisions to senior underwriters where Underwriting mandate dictates
  • Comply with and adhere to Consumer Credit Policy
  • Working closely with the Leisure and field-based teams, where required
  • Provide support to New Business operations when required
  • Handle telephone communications queries from Leisure & Specialist dealers and the field-based staff
  • Proactively contact the Leisure and Specialist dealers, communicating Underwriting decisions
  • Complete recommendations on deals exceeding the New Business Underwriting authority limits to the Retail Loan Committee


Who will suit this role?


  • Knowledge of company policy and systems including Mainframe (Rumba/FIBA) and FICRES
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • A decisive and inquisitive manner
  • An ability to build strong, meaningful business relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • An ability to interpret basic accounting information is preferred but not necessary
  • A professional phone manner
  • Proactive team player
  • Product knowledge and an interest in Motorbikes is preferred and a motorcycle license would be advantageous.


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Skills:  Underwriting, analysis, new business, credit, debt, decisions, lending, motor, motorbikes, dealers, retail


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