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THC Recruitment Job Reference:: LA/NEW/MD2
Job Title:: Asset Finance Underwriter (Soft Assets)
Location:: East Anglia
Salary:: Up to 60k

Asset Finance Underwriter (Soft Assets)

Up to £60k

Newbury, Berkshire


I am looking for someone with good underwriting experience within the Asset Finance and Leasing Industry. The role will be working for a well-established asset finance leasing company to credit underwrite all new business prospects for my clients own book.


Your Main Duties and Responsibilities


• To manually assess all new business proposals, reviewing the proposal form, credit searches, supporting information including bank statements, financial accounts and any other additional information provided.

• To underwrite proposals in line with my clients credit policy and risk acceptance criteria up to the individuals remit within set SLA’s.

• Make credit recommendations to the Credit Manager/Directors for proposals outside of their remit.

• Where required, request additional information to further strengthen a proposal to be able to offer an acceptance.

• Build relationships with other Funders to brokers business.

• Work with the Sales Team/Brokers to maximise every opportunity and work with them to find ways to write new deals.

• Assist the Credit Manager to assess new introducers and ongoing monitoring of those once approved for both financials strength and FCA compliance.


Key Skills and Behaviours


• Have good communication skills, both written and verbal and have excellent telephone manner.

• Be able to build positive professional working relationships with our introducers, suppliers and service providers.

• High attention to detail and high levels of accuracy.


Your Experience:


• A minimum of three years credit underwriting experience in a similar organisation.

• Direct experience within the asset finance/leasing industry and experience of a wide asset range, preferably soft assets.

• Familiar with the SME market


If interested in this role, please email your CV to





Contact:: Mark Dew
Phone:: 01279 713900