Assistant Loan Underwriter

Assistant Underwriter

Ref: 1371Monday 11 October 2021

dependent on experience

We are delighted to offer a unique and exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, innovative, and fast-growing company within Financial Services. If you want to work in a vibrant organisation which embraces data science and are truly customer-focussed but want something different than the usual Banking environment, then this is an opportunity for you. 

Our client is a fintech consumer lender who are well established (over 6 years old and already lent £200m+) and heading for huge growth over the coming years following significant investment.  They have big plans to disrupt and become the dominant force in UK consumer credit using a data-led approach to everything they do. 


Role overview

Responsible for review of loan applications that have referred to the loan underwriting team. Typically, this will include the review and checking of the following:

  1. Bank statements
  2. Identification
  3. Fraud referrals


This is a great opportunity for someone with existing loan or underwriting knowledge and who wants to progress as an Assistant Loan Underwriter to learn and develop within an experienced team.


Responsibilities for Assistant Loan Underwriter

  • Reducing email response time & increasing customer service effectiveness
  • Achieving exceptional quality audit results via the telephone and via email
  • Ensuring applications are reviewed in a responsible manner and great outcomes are delivered
  • Assisting with inbound loan applications calls when required


Key Skills for Assistant Loan Underwriter

  • Commitment to exceptional customer service
  • Ability to cope under pressure and multi-task within a team
  • Ability to work flexibly where the demands of the role require (including assisting with inbound loan application calls)
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of quality and accuracy at an effective speed
  • Previous experience in reviewing documentation related to a loan, credit card or mortgage would be an advantage


In return, you will be working in a progressive and dynamic environment (no more suits, high praise for innovation, tight-knit and engaged team) and rewarded with a fantastic benefits package including a matched contribution pension, private medical cover and 25 days annual leave as well as a highly competitive salary.  We will be operating a hybrid working policy whereby at least 2 days will be in the office as we value the knowledge sharing, creativity and team building that this provides, however flexible to have the rest from home.


If you really want to make a difference to a FinTech organisation rather than be a very small cog in a giant machine, then apply now.