Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
  • Division:
    Private Bank
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Underwriter - Private Client Credit Team (3709)

This is a new and exciting role within our growing Private Client Credit team.  There is a huge amount of autonomy in this role as well as a real focus on the client.  You will work hand in hand with our Private Bankers and will be responsible for analysing and sanctioning (or declining) new business proposals for the Private Client business.  In this role, you are the Subject Matter Expert for High Net Worth proposals; primarily Residential and Commercial mortgages, loans, portfolio lending and overdrafts.   You will have an opportunity to act within your own discretionary mandate and for higher value transactions, as part of a wider quorum.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Contributing to proactive portfolio management
  • Providing support to front line businesses including High Net Worth Banking and Recoveries
  • Preparing management information for Private Client Banking/UK Credit including review of performing book, arrears, forbearance, overdue reviews and excess reviews
  • Processing high volumes of new business proposals within strict timelines


Core skills and knowledge:

You will have a clear understanding of the private client portfolio including its broad range of clients/sectors and assets.

Proven ability to analyse complex financial statements for both individuals or businesses

Possess a deep understanding of High Net Worth lending and related financial products

Sound awareness of market landscape, competitors, relevant instruments within the market and knowledge of how the business operates

Sound knowledge of the CCA / MCOB regulatory environment.

Be commercial in exercising judgement and have a good understanding of legal, market, and operational risk impacts on lending decisions

The stand out candidate will be a collaborative team player, strong negotiator, numerate, organised, meticulous, who is prepared to take ownership of multiple tasks through to completion.  If this is you, you will also need to be great at managing your own time effectively and be highly numerate.

This is a great role for someone looking to join a hard working, but fun team where you can make the difference and really contribute. Could this be you?

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Melanie Punch

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