Credit Underwriter (6 Month Contract) ??? FTSE250 FS Group

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Brighton
Salary
22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000 - GBP25000/annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
21 Jun 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lloyd Recruitment Services are recruiting on behalf of a leading UK Financial Services organisation that seeks a Credit Underwriter to fulfil a 6 month contract.

The main purpose of the role is to working within the non recourse operations function ensuring a prompt, reliable debtor credit underwriting/support service to all existing clients and internal departments, and to minimise potential bad debts by way of prudent and commercial underwriting and adhering to all internal processes and procedures. You will also be responsible for assessing debtors/customers credit worthiness and set credit limits within own given authority ensuring full Euler Hermes compliance at all times.

Main duties

Customer Focus & Service Excellence
Focus on high levels of service ensuring client satisfaction and retention
Month end reporting/analysis as required for onward submission to Team Leader (Operations) Credit/Senior Credit Manager/Chief Operating Officer
Ensure 24 hour turnaround on all credit limit applications
Prepare and sanction bad debt write offs within own given authority
Ongoing liaison with various internal departments, brokers, trade insurers and existing clients as and when necessary
Ongoing liaison with various internal departments, brokers, trade insurers and existing clients as and when necessary

Compliance
Assess credit limits within own given authority
Ensure full compliance with Euler Hermes trade insurance policy and all internal policies
Amend, clarify and determine correct legal entity being dealt with
Minimise potential bad debts and ensure all credit limits underwritten are justifiable within the terms of our Euler Hermes Trade insurance policy
Maintain control of credit limit expiry report and ensure no limit is out of date

Skills & Experience Required

It is essential that applicants have some form of credit underwriting or credit control experience, ideally within the finance/financial services arena.

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
Good communication skills both written and verbal
Commercially minded
Numerate
High level of accuracy
Strong attention to detail
Assertiveness
Ability to prioritise

Desirable
Ability to read financial statements to include audited/management accounts and various credit reference agency reports
Ideally ABFA qualified to certificate level or equivalent
Industry specific (invoice finance) experience

Unfortunately due to the high volume of applications Lloyd Recruitment Services receive, only those who are shortlisted will be contacted