Credit Underwriter

Credit Underwriter


Basildon, Essex


£40000-£45000 (+ Benefits)


Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm


Free parking on site, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, pension scheme, life insurance, private healthcare, yearly bonus, excellent progression opportunities


My client, a vibrant, successful and professional financial business based in Basildon, is looking for an experienced Credit Underwriter to join their team on a permanent basis.


You will be responsible for:



  • Evaluating, analysing and approving credit proposals and revisions to underwrite structured finance deals

  • Maintaining the portfolio through a consistent level of credit risk assessment

  • Providing commercially balanced recommendations to colleagues where new business applications are above the credit mandate

  • Assisting with the preparation of credit papers for submission

  • Processing high volumes of new business proposals and promoting a high level of service to brokers, suppliers and customers

  • Assisting the Senior Underwriter and Head of Credit in the achievement of critical KPI's

  • Maintaining an awareness of and compliance with legal processes and statutory requirements in new business, with particular reference to the Consumer Credit Act, Data Protection Act and Anti Money Laundering Procedures.

  • Maintaining regular contact with the broker base to discuss and negotiate potential transactions

  • Ensuring that online training and regulatory reading is completed on time


To be considered for this role, you must have:



  • A high level of numeracy and literacy skills, and an excellent attention to detail.

  • Proven experience working in decision making functions within the financial services industry

  • Excellent administrative, organisational and communication skills.

  • Self-motivated individual with a sense of urgency.


NB: If this company and position appeals to you then please apply your CV on-line. Advertised by Office Angels, Essex. Please note that due to a high volume of response Office Angels receive; only successful candidates will be contacted for the purposes of the Regulations, please note that Office Angels in the provision of these services will be operating as a recruitment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer


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Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Office Angels. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explaining how we will use your information is available on our website.

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