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DATE ADDED: Sat 02/02/2019

Trainee Underwriter

Wickford, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum based on experience

We are a unique finance company providing specialist lending services in the vehicle sector. This role offers the right candidate the opportunity to work for a progressive and forward-thinking specialist lender that is experiencing good growth and success.

We are recruiting a Trainee Underwriter to join an expanding team processing secured lending products. This will include assessments of customers’ applications, risk-based lending decisions, and adhering to FCA guidelines, TCF and internal policies. 

Working as a Trainee Underwriter, you will progress through to full Underwriter through our tools and training. Our ideal candidate will have an eye for detail in order to complete tasks to a high standard. 


  • Assist underwriting new applications in line with credit risk policy and individual mandate level
  • Take responsibility and manage applications from point of application to completion
  • Make underwriting recommendations to line manager where mandate level is exceeded.
  • Assess customers’ background, credit report and financial status, including an affordability assessment
  • Undertaking due diligence on all clients
  • Ensure that applications are processed within set service standards and in line with key performance indicators
  • Adhere to internal underwriting policy and regulatory requirements, FCA guidelines, Money Laundering, prevention of Financial Crime, data protection etc.

Key Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and well under pressure
  • PC Literate with Microsoft Office
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently

Salary: From £17,000 - £20,000pa based on experience.

Hours: Monday – Friday between 12 – 8pm and alternative Saturdays 9am – 1pm

We are a fast-growing company with customer focus at our centre. If you are looking for a professional role within personal finance without the commute to London working alongside a great team, then please apply below.

Candidates require a clear credit check and full DBS.

Role: Trainee Underwriter
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Wickford, South East

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