K3157 - Senior Credit Underwriter - UK, Sheffield / South Yorkshire - Asset Finance

Job title: K3157 - Senior Credit Underwriter - UK, Sheffield / South Yorkshire - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield
Function: Credit / Risk,
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus and benefits
Reference: K3157
Contact email: careers@newleafsearch.com
Contact phone: 0203 740 7222
Job Published: September 19, 2023
Remote WorkingNo

Job description

​K3157- Our client is seeking a Senior Credit Underwriter to assess credit applications in terms of financial viability and compliance with Company Credit Policy and KYC / AML Procedures. You will ensure lease documentation meets internal and funder requirements and implement corporate and legal requirements for credit and risk management. Salary: Excellent salary, bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Sheffield / South Yorkshire.


  • Management and qualitative analysis of decisions and recommendations from third party funders.

  • Responsible for developing and delivering the strategic plan for Credit function.

  • Offer leadership, guidance, personal development and training to members of the credit team.

  • Ensure the timely production and continued development of quality management information to support better decision making.

  • Implement credit principles and practices to provide information for decision making and meet corporate compliance requirements.

  • Appraise the credit and risk position of the company and provide regular reports on business performance, profitability and growth.

  • Support Accounts with aged debtor management to minimise delinquent accounts.

  • Support lease administrators with end of lease sales pricing approval.

  • Report on and develop the organisation’s residual value provisioning, retail credit risk data and activities.

  • Conduct research and analysis of company’s history and interpret audited information in relation to the proposed lease.

  • Support Sales and Credit department by suggesting alternatives that reduce risk, safeguard company's position and improve viability of propositions.

  • Undertake annual reviews of existing lending accounts to assess financial standing and check no deterioration.


  • Post graduate qualification; CICM, Chartered Institute of Credit Management desirable.

  • Alternatively a recognised Chartered Institute of bankers qualification.

  • Previous experience in senior management position.

  • Credit Underwriting experience gained in the Leasing & Asset Finance or Banking industry.

  • Thorough understanding of the credit process with strong leasing knowledge.

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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