Credit Underwriter

16 Aug 2019
13 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Credit Underwriter (Flow Credit) - Reading

Who we are

An award-winning bank here to help Britain's go-getters.

More about us

In 2009, Aldermore set out to be the bank helping those with ideas, big and small, to realise their dreams and to seek and seize opportunity in their personal and professional lives. We call it banking for the bold. Today, we're an award-winning bank that has helped fund the growth of Britain's small businesses through a range of business finance solutions, specialist mortgages and savings accounts that provides our customers with the support they need to make things happen. Join us if you want to find yourself at the heart of a dynamic, growing organisation where our employees are empowered to grow their expertise and build their careers.

Credit Underwriters in one of Aldermore's largest teams, Asset Finance, have helped us to become the industry's specialist lender of choice. Across the UK, our people support our broker partners, lending to an unusually diverse range of markets and across the complete range of solutions. Today, we're a leading national provider of leasing, hire purchase and loan facilities to SMEs. And because we have even bigger ambitions, we can offer a dynamic, progressive environment in which to build an exciting career.

The Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Credit Underwriter to join this dynamic team based in Reading. You will underwrite Credit applications up to a customer exposure of GBP100k within a delegated underwriting authority from Aldermore's broker panel, ensuring adherence to lending policy. You will also communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders, exhibiting a 'can do' attitude and, whilst keeping quality high, meet required output and SLA's.

Key Accountabilities

Understand and apply Asset Finance Credit Policy.
Assess and recommend proposals for Credit within personal lending mandate of up to GBP100k.
Ensure Credit SLAs are adhered to through consistent decisioning of proposals.
Maintain high quality lending criteria through individual business assurance output.
Liaise with internal sales and external brokers to structure deals and improve key stakeholder relationships.Additional Responsibilities

Supplier approvals
Increase experience by reviewing and making relevant recommendations on large value deals, in excess of GBP100, via periodic secondment into the Larger Value Deal dept.
Liaise with Asset Management to confirm suitability of asset being underwritten
Liaise with KYC dept. and Financial Crime Departments regarding any related customer issues highlighted during the on-boarding processExperience Required

Proven expertise in Credit management
Strong understanding of reading a set of accounts
Understanding and interpretation of CRA reports
Experience in Microsoft OfficeThe Rewards

As you would expect, this opportunity offers a competitive basic salary and reward package, and you'll also benefit from our commitment to investing in your professional development.

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