Commercial Mortgages Underwriter - Challenger Bank - London

Job Title: Commercial Mortgages Underwriter - Challenger Bank - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: BBBH17497_1526492808
Contact Name: Charlotte Emms
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Job Published: May 16, 2018 18:46

Job Description

Twenty Financial Services are currently recruiting for a Commercial Mortgages Underwriter for a Challenger Bank in London. The business is scaling up dramatically this year so this is an excellent opportunity to join a fast growing specialist lending firm. Experience in short term lending or bridging finance is highly desirable.

Role Responsibilities

  • Underwriting Commercial Mortgages - short term lending and bridging finance
  • Decision making around lending based on efficient credit risk sanctioning
  • Devising improvements to the lending policy
  • Adherence to the regulatory guidelines around the credit procedures for the firm
  • Regular liaison with senior stakeholder groups across the business, notably the CRO, Risk teams, Commercial Mortgages, Compliance, Business Development team, brokers and borrowers (external)

Required Skills

  • Extensive experience as a commercial underwriter, preferably within short term lending or bridging finance
  • Excellent credit risk knowledge and experience
  • Ability to drive change, adapt to new products and challenge stakeholders
  • Ability to make lending decisions and enhance processes in a time of growth