Consumer Underwriter

My client in Basingstoke is recruiting a Consumer Underwriter;

Duties will include:

  • Review credit searches, proof of income and identification to make decisions in a timely manner

  • Complete fraud checks

  • Ensuring that decisions are made and documented in line with business, regulatory and risk appetite and within agreed service level agreements.

  • Provide internal and external support professionally and efficiently

  • Timely escalation of any procedural issues or decision process to the management team.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Make sound lending decisions

  • Confident decision maker

  • Always maintain integrity

  • An inquisitive and analytical mind

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

  • Can analyse bank statements and other financial documentation

  • Understanding of Consumer Credit Act, Anti-Money Laundering, Data Protection, Treating Customers Fairly

  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritise

  • Team player as well as work autonomously

  • Friendly and professional, as well as being committed and hardworking

  • Excellent communications skills i.e. written, face to face, telephone

  • Experience of consumer underwriting desirable but must have experience of working for a lender, either secured or unsecured.

If this role is of interest please apply online or email

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