Credit Manager/Deal Maker

Posted 20 November by THC Recruitment

We are currently looking to recruit a Credit Manager to join a Credit & Risk team.
Reporting to the Head of Credit, this is an excellent opportunity for a Credit Risk Manager to strengthen an outstanding team, who have responsibility for underwriting potential SME customers throughout the UK.

Key Accountabilities

*Assist in minimising the company's risk from lending money by careful assessment of the credit risk while adhering to the company's credit policy and underwriting parameters.
*Although this is an office based role it will be necessary to visit potential customers on an ad-hoc basis where either the size of the transaction or the customer justifies it.
*Prepare concise but informative reports on potential customers recommending whether they are suitable for the requested borrowings.
*Liaise with customers and business introducers as necessary.
Person Specification:
*Must have some commercial experience (although not necessarily in credit or asset finance).
*Experience of interpreting and understanding both a set of accounts and customer business models.
*Technical knowledge around credit risk analysis and the tools available for obtaining the necessary credit information.
*Basic understanding of different asset classes, their typical depreciation, ease of recovery and ease of resale.
*Experience of dealing with customers in a business to business environment and the ability to effectively interview, analyse the information received and, as a consequence, control the discussion.
*Comfortable dealing at Director Level.
*Display an appreciation, understanding and interest in how business and the economy in general works.
*Capable of planning own work to achieve objectives.
*Candidate should be comfortable working and contributing in a team environment.
*Good IT systems skills are assumed.
*Good written and verbal communication skills.
*Ability to absorb information quickly and efficiently will be expected.
*Expected to work in a methodical manner with limited supervision.
*Driving licence essential for customer visits around the UK.

If interested in this role, please contact Mark Dew or email

Required skills

  • credit
  • credit risk
  • credit manager
  • asset finance
  • credit & risk

Reference: 33847497

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