Underwriter / Credit Analyst

An opportunity is now available within a fast paced growing financial services provider based in South Wales. Our Credit team are looking for a self motivated driven individual with an eye for detail and critical thinking. Henry Howard Finance are Wales's largest independent funder that still feels like a family run business. Employees are at the heart of everything we do and we are looking to grow our family.

If you are interested in supporting the delivery of improvement projects as well as delivering on day to day credit risk activity then we want to hear from you.

Key responsibilities

  • Conduct detailed Vendor Reviews and make recommendations for future relationship parameters
  • Access portfolio information on Vendor / Sector / Equipment basis and make recommendations on Risk parameters going forward
  • Manage Credit alerts for end users and Vendors
  • Undertake ad hoc analysis to help shape Credit Appetite and Policy
  • Assess new business proposals from a Credit Risk perspective as to whether they meet HHF
  • Credit Risk appetite and fit within Credit Policy
  • Document and decision deals within own personal credit underwriting mandate, with clear rationale so that a third party can understand the logic behind the decision
  • Make recommendations with supporting substantiated rationale on deals outside of own personal credit underwriting mandate
  • Communicate credit decisions and requirements in a clear and concise manner to other parts of the business
  • Assist with the ongoing monitoring of the existing portfolio by periodic reviews of existing larger exposures as defined by Credit Policy
  • Assist with the ongoing monitoring of the existing portfolio by reviews of existing larger Supplier/Vendor relationships as defined by Credit Policy
  • Act as a point of contact for reviewing potential fraudulent proposals and where necessary liaise with other funders and CIFAS
  • Assist with the communication of Credit processes and requirements throughout the business to help the understanding of Credit across HHF
  • Keep up to date with UK news to understand any implications this may have upon credit decisioning and risks to HHF

Skills/Qualifications

  • GCSE Maths and English grades A-C (or equivalent)
  • Basic Microsoft Office experience but intermediate Excel skills including use of pivot tables
  • Proven analytical skills with ability to document findings and make recommendations
  • Demonstrable ability to think around a subject, considering risk implications of our current Policies and Procedures

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent