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New job-Bridging Finance Underwriter-lj-London

  • £Depending on experience
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 19515

Your New Job Title: Bridging Finance Underwriter

Your New Salary: Depending on experience

Status: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Central London

About the client:

Our client is a specialised lender that provides swift, competitive bridging loans.


Candidates must have proven working experience within the bridging and/or development finance sector and will previously have held an underwriting mandate.

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates:

  • have working experience in bridging or development finance
  • hold an underwriting mandate for bridging or development finance

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.

Your Main Responsibilities:

  • Managing the entire lending process from application through to drawdown to include oversight of the underwriting and due diligence processes.
  • Action new lending requests for bridging loans and analyse credit worthiness
  • Prepare detailed credit proposals for submission to the Credit Committee
  • Preparing offer documentation and ensuring all loan conditions are met throughout the drawdown process
  • Underwrite and approve loans against agreed lending criteria
  • Handling broker calls on specific cases under review; manage customer expectations
  • Liaising with internal departments (Legal, Risk and Sales) and external parties (Surveyors, Solicitors and Customers) to effectively manage the lending process

Your Knowledge & Key Skills:

  • Extensive experience in the same industry is a must.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to structure transactions based upon market sector, asset and security.
  • Ability to plan, organise, prioritise and manage time.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Creative thinker and willing to work in an agile growing company.

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