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THC Recruitment Job Reference:: SU/ESS/JR2
Job Title:: Senior Underwriter – Business Finance
Location:: East Anglia
Salary:: £50/60k plus benefits

Senior Underwriter – Business Finance 
Chelmsford, Essex 
£50/60k plus benefits 

Working in a business lending environment the Senior Underwriter will serve as a key member of the team. The approval process is integral to the business model and Underwriters play a critical role in overall business success by conducting rigorous funding analysis and making fact-based recommendations. 

The Senior Underwriter will: 

• Hold an underwriting mandate of £75k 
• Assess background information on the applicant 
• Verify validity of documentation and identify fraudulent items 
• Calculate the risk 
• Follow prescribed guidelines, receive and review final contracts and required 
documentation to ensure thoroughness and accuracy 
• Communicate with groups recommending funding to determine the basis for the recommendation 
• Select appropriate, competitive premiums based on information and judgment 
• Request missing information and ensure file completion 
• Conduct interviews with applicants 
• Drive the approval process by working closely with internal loan processors 


• Specialized training in the underwriting role and function 
• 5 years experience with consistent exposure to Underwriting concepts 
• Prior commercial lease, lending, finance or factoring experience would be desirable 
• Strong communicator with clear speech and writing 
• Meticulous analyst who tracks details and understands their impact on the approval process 
• Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Skype and Internet proficiency 

If interested in this role, please email your CV to 

Contact:: Julie Ramsay
Phone:: 01279 713900