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Job Title: Underwriter
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Kent
Salary: £23000 – £26000/annum
Company: CV-Library
Category: Accounting/Financial/Insurance

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Job Description: Role Profile – Underwriter

Job details

Job title:



Line manager's job title:

Underwriting Team Leader


Sundridge, Sevenoaks




Job purpose

This role is part of a team that ensures timely and accurate administration of finance loan products. This includes processing applications online, liaising with customers and colleagues and dealing with queries. Ensuring accuracy at all times, and that the company's processes & procedures are followed.


Underwrite referred deals to policy and mandate
Make confident decisions in line with business rules and processes
Manage 'more information' queries
Investigate potential frauds, PEP and sanctions matches
Verification of the completeness and accuracy of credit proposals
Keep electronic and paper filing in order at all times
To keep up to date with the company's products
To present the company in a professional and confidential manner at all times
To pay due care and attention to your own, and others' health & safety at all times

Knowledge, skills and experience required


Good educational background with proficiency demonstrable in Math's and English
Computer literate, including MS office products and emailExperience:

Experience of working in a team in an office environment
Ideally 1-2 years previous underwriting experience – preferably in a consumer finance environment
Knowledge of TCF
Ability to understand and comply with documented processes and proceduresInterpersonal:

Adaptable and flexible
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Enthusiastic 'can do' attitude
Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Accuracy and attention to detail
Professional and well-presented
Establishes effective working relationships
Customer focused approach

Additional information

Perm / 37.5 hours a week (8.5 hours per day inc. 1 unpaid hour for lunch = 7.5 hours a day)

Able to reliably commute to office

Standard office hours however, 1 weekend in 4 may need to do a Saturday 9-5 (day in lieu earnt for working them) and occasional bank holidays throughout the year

·To apply, please email Matthew Berry at

Note: Please only apply if you are happy with the hours of work/pattern of work, and have some experience in a consumer finance environment

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