J2993 - Senior Underwriter, Professions Finance, - UK, S Eng (Hybrid) - Asset Finance

Job title: J2993 - Senior Underwriter, Professions Finance, - UK, S Eng (Hybrid) - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Function: Credit / Risk
Salary: c£60,000 plus discretionary bonus and excellent benefits
Reference: J2993
Contact email: careers@newleafsearch.com
Contact phone: +44 203 740 7222
Job Published: May 31, 2022
Remote WorkingHybrid

Job description

​​J2993 - Our client is seeking a Senior Underwriter, Professions Finance, to deliver timely credit decisions within their stated credit appetite and underwriting mandate. You will be required to travel to their S Eng office twice a week. Salary: c£60,000 plus excellent benefits and bonus. Location: UK, S Eng (Hybrid).


  • Underwrite new business applications and deliver timely credit decisions within SLA guidelines and in accordance with Credit policy.

  • Provide commercially balanced recommendations to colleagues where new business applications are above the Senior Underwriter’s credit mandate.

  • Ensure annual reviews are completed on time.

  • Preparation of credit papers for submission to the Credit Committee.

  • Support the development and delivery of new business initiatives though identification, assessment and mitigation of credit risks.


  • At least 5 years proven experience of underwriting transactions in professions finance, and vendor/direct asset finance lending environment, having held a personal lending mandate.

  • Appreciation of Chambers Directory and other relevant information relating to UK Law Firms.

  • Knowledge of the Law Society and SRA Rules as applied to UK Law Firms.

  • Solid and demonstrable experience in a wide range of assets and lending structures.

  • Degree educated or equivalent working experience in Professions/Asset Finance with an appropriate delegated authority.

  • Experience of discussing accounting information on a face to face basis with customers to obtain additional information.

  • Proven ability to interpret financial statements and produce a clear written analysis including understanding a customer’s cash flow.

  • Commercial lending experience in professions finance and unsecured lending transactions

  • Experience of working in a direct and broker origination model.

We strongly favour applicants with proven, relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.

Applicants will only be considered with relevant in-country experience.

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