THC Recruitment Job Reference:: U/CITY/JR1
Job Title:: Underwriter - Asset Finance
Location:: London
Salary:: 48,000-52,000 + bonus

Our client who specialises in finance assets for manufacturing, engineering, construction and agricultural sectors to printing, materials handling, IT and medical equipment. Providing both hire purchase and leasing of motor vehicles, offering finance for cars and light commercials for either business or private use as well as a range of plant & machinery. They are looking for an Underwriter with minimum 3 years underwriting experience. 

You must have detailed knowledge of motor cars/commercial vehicles and comfortable with yellow plant/industrial equipment and understanding of the sales aid industry. 

Two A-Levels at C or better plus a minimum 5 GCSE’s Grade B or above to include Mathematics & English Language 


To underwrite and ensure all proposals, within their remit, are responded to within departmental SLA’s. Credit analysis and recommendation of facilities with a mandate of £125K, referring to Head of Flow Credit for guidance where necessary. 


• Underwriting Asset Finance proposals up to a value of £125K. 
• Sound analytical approach to flow underwriting 
• Pragmatic ability to shape an underwrite within confines of credit policy 
• Good understanding of commercial assets 
• Good understanding of accounting analysis 
• Ensuring outstanding Proposals are answered within SLA 
• Analysing relevant credit reference agency searches 
• Conducting and understanding land registry / Rightmove / Glass’s Guide valuations 
• Answering the telephone and discussing proposals with BDM’s and brokers as required 
• Liaising with Brokers 
• Understanding the proposal spreadsheet log 
• Flexible and additional working hours during busy periods 
• General administration 
• Specific tasks as identified by Management 


Minimum 3 years underwriting experience. 
Detailed knowledge of motor cars/commercial vehicles. 
Comfortable with yellow plant/industrial equipment 
Understanding of the sales aid industry 

Two A-Levels at C or better plus a minimum 5 GCSE’s Grade B or above to include Mathematics & English Language 

If interested in this role, please contact Julie Ramsay 01279713900 

Contact:: Julie Ramsay
Phone:: 01279 713900