The Oakland Partnership Job Reference:: LR0203
Job Title:: New Business Underwriter/Team Leader Asset Finance/Leasing Consumer Finance Division
Location:: London
Salary:: c45,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits

New Business Underwriter/Team Leader – Asset Finance/Leasing – Consumer Finance Division


c45,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits

Our client is a highly respected Finance House that specialises in providing Finance and Leasing facilities to Individuals and Businesses. Following a sustained period of success, they are recruiting an additional Underwriter to join them as a Team Leader within their Consumer Finance division.

In this fast paced role, you will be responsible for managing the daily operations of the underwriting section of the Consumer Finance Division within New Business and Repeat Business. You will ensure effective service is maintained and that all business is written in accordance with the company policy, along with assisting the Head of New Business with updating and maintaining policy documents when required and maintaining and developing relationships with the existing brokers.

Within this ‘hands on’ role you will also underwrite new business proposals within your delegated authority, providing initial decisions to Brokers and Customers within 1 hour of receipt of the proposal. Your assessment will include carrying out compliance checks and utilising the Credit Reference Agencies and CIFAS. Additionally, you will be analysing other proofs such as bank statements / proof of income and verifying identity / employment.

This is a service driven environment and you must be able to demonstrate strong communication skills in order to maintain excellent relations with the business introducers. You will also have superb attention to detail as you will be carrying out a number of checks to protect the company from default / fraud, working within the company’s policies and procedures.

To be considered for this position it is essential that you have a proven track record and experience as a team leader and can engage and motivate a team of underwriters. You must also hold underwriting experience and a proven ability to assess finance proposals based on a variety of data. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business, which have a genuinely friendly and professional working environment where your hard work will be noticed and well rewarded.

Contact:: Lydia Rowlands
Phone:: 020 7332 2900