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Risk Underwriter

Posted 9 March by Aimee Willow Connex Easy Apply Featured Ended

Our client, a fast growth commercial finance company are looking for a Risk Underwriter with experience in Property/ Asset Finance.

They are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking individual to join a dedicated team of hard workers with easy going personalities, to reach common goals of excellence and achievement.

Main duties and responsibilities are (but not limited to):

  • Research and collate appropriate information to make a credit decision and keep appropriate records relating to information received and decisions made.
  • Liaise with internal and external personnel to gain extra/appropriate information or to discuss applications where necessary. Provide regular information on application statuses and work load.
  • Where necessary discuss and agree ways to structure applications that will make the application acceptable to the company.
  • Risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the business such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors.
  • Carry out risk assessments to analysing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risk affecting the business and escalate this information to the Risk Director if need be.
  • Assist the Risk Director to lead meetings and industry lead steer groups with key potential/established stakeholders to raise the company profile, establishing the company as the provider of choice within the market.
  • Actively contribute suggestions and influence improvements in relation to the Cash Flow and Property processes and working practices. Ensure you are compliant with the company's Risk Policies and Guidelines.
  • To work within the level of risk the business is prepared to accept.
  • Monitor own and team performance against set targets and Staff Dialogue.
  • Support the audit of relevant quality assurance systems across the business.
  • To assist in developing the business Continuity plans to limit risks and preparation for if things go wrong.

What experience do you need for the role?

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a risk environment & strong decision-making ability
  • Understanding of financial statements and principles of lending
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication, negotiation & conflict resolution skills
  • Self-motivated with excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work within structured processes managing tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Adaptable, self-motivated team player
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Be proactive and acts on own initiative and have good problem-solving skills

IT skills required:

  • Excel (min of intermediate preferred)
  • Word (min of intermediate preferred)
  • Experience of using CRM systems
  • Outlook

Required skills

  • Property
  • Real Estate
  • Risk
  • Underwriting
  • Asset Based Finance

Reference: 34650366

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