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Job Title: Underwriter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke
Salary: 35000 - 35000
REF: VAC-14064
Contact Name: madelaine Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

The role of the PFF Underwriter is primarily to take responsibility for underwriting and monitoring solicitors for Solicitors Fee Funding (SFF) Product and maintaining their portfolio in a strong healthy position within credit risk appetite and policy.
The employer is a specialist lending business originating loans in niche markets, utilising smart leading-edge point of sale decision making technology. It is backed by a major American capital investment management firm, and operates in a dynamic, fast-moving, results-driven start-up environment. 
This role will suit someone with extensive experience of credit underwriting, as well as accounting experience, and with an in-depth understanding of the legal processes and controls required to mitigate risk.
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
Great eye for detail, solid problem-solving skills, strong organizational skills, excellent ability to challenge, and exceptional analytical mind are essential
Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary
Line management experience would be beneficial 
Strong in-depth knowledge of financial accounts and statement
Substantial Underwriting Experience with great sense check skills, being able to read companies financial information and spot the discrepancies / abnormalities in the information
Substantial experience in the ongoing monitoring of Solicitors and ability to highlight issue trends in a timely manner 
Knowledge of law firms and different types of civil and commercial claims an advantage
Willingness to continuously educate themselves