Asset Finance Underwriter

Asset Finance Underwriter



Hybrid, Permanent

£55,000 - £60,000 Per Year


Kind Consultancy is working with an established specialist Asset Finance lender which is currently seeking an Asset Finance Underwriter to join them in a permanent, full-time position paying up to £60,000 with a hybrid work model requiring 2 days per week in-office in the Lancashire area.

Reporting to the Head of Credit for Asset Finance, the Asset Finance Underwriter will focus on drafting and presenting structured credit proposals, with key responsibilities including:

  • Performing credit reviews and researching industry and customer-related information for all new proposals and reviews of existing customers, as well as proactively monitoring industry and sector trends for early warning signals.
  • Achieving a timely turnaround of credit proposals and reviews, in accordance with pre-agreed SLAs.
  • Liaising with fellow Senior Underwriters and colleagues from the Credit & Risk department, as well as the Sales and Operations teams in relation to credit proposals; satisfaction of conditions precedent prior to referring for payout; and assisting in ongoing monitoring of clients' financial performance to ensure compliance with covenants in place.
  • Building and developing relationships with existing and potential Introducers, Suppliers and Valuers in order to maximise future opportunities for the Business.
  • Assisting in the production of underwriting management reports, including client exposures, asset concentration; and other ad hoc reports as required.

For the Asset Finance Underwriter opportunity we're looking for candidates who:

  • Are able to write structured credit proposals in line with agreed timescales.
  • Have previous credit risk experience at a financial services provider (not necessarily in an asset finance environment)
  • Have good knowledge of finance products
  • Possess effective time-management abilities and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Are strong communicators and relationship builders
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail and accountability

If you have the knowledge, skills and experience we're looking for, you live in or can commute to Lancashire and you're interested in the Asset Finance Underwriter opportunity, please apply with an updated CV today.

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