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Underwriter - Asset Finance - Reading, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, RG1


Underwriter - Asset Finance

SALARY: £30-40k


We are looking for someone with at least 1-2 years underwriting experience within the Asset Finance and Leasing Industry. You will be working for a well-established asset finance leasing company to credit underwrite all new business prospects for my clients own book.

Your Main Duties and Responsibilities

* To manually assess all new business proposals, reviewing the proposal form, credit searches, supporting information including bank statements, financial accounts and any other additional information provided.
* To underwrite proposals in line with my clients credit policy and risk acceptance criteria up to the individuals remit within set SLA's.
* Make credit recommendations to the Credit Manager/Directors for proposals outside of their remit.
* Where required, request additional information to further strengthen a proposal to be able to offer an acceptance.
* Build relationships with other Funders to brokers business.
* Work with the Sales Team/Brokers to maximise every opportunity and work with them to find ways to write new deals.
* Assist the Credit Manager to assess new introducers and ongoing monitoring of those once approved for both financials strength and FCA compliance.

Your Key Skills and Behaviours

* Have good communication skills, both written and verbal and have excellent telephone manner.
* Be able to build positive professional working relationships with our introducers, suppliers and service providers.
* High attention to detail and high levels of accuracy.

Your Experience:

* A minimum of three years credit underwriting experience in a similar organisation.
* Direct experience within the asset finance/leasing industry and experience of a wide asset range, preferably soft assets, but not 100% necessary
* Familiar with the SME market

If interested in this role, please email your CV to