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Bridging Underwriter - London

Job Type

Financial Services

About the Role

Job Advert: Bridging Underwriter

Location: London (4 days in London, 1 day working from home)

Salary: £40,000 per annum

Job Type: Full-Time

Are you an experienced Bridging Underwriter seeking a new opportunity in the dynamic London finance sector? Do you have a keen analytical mind, exceptional attention to detail, and a drive to excel in underwriting? If so, we invite you to join our team.

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Main Responsibilities:

As a Bridging Underwriter with us, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth processing of loan applications and assessing the associated risks. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing and reviewing Preliminary Offer Letters.

  • Coordinating with external professionals, such as lawyers and valuers, and overseeing their engagement.

  • Ensuring timely receipt of reports from legal, valuation, and project monitoring teams.

  • Following up on recommendations and ensuring their timely implementation.

  • Preparing Preliminary Credit Paper, analyzing risk areas, project viability, and more.

  • Conducting thorough due diligence on borrowers, transactions, and development plans.

  • Reviewing loan agreements, security documents, and suggesting necessary amendments.

  • Preparing the Final Credit Paper, summarizing internal and external analysis.

  • Assisting with investor reporting and ensuring their satisfaction with transaction terms.

  • Handling questions and queries from Principals and facilitating credit committee approvals.

  • Managing the loan transaction completion process and transitioning to the asset management team.

Skills Required & Background:

To succeed in this role, you should possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • A self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • Relevant current employment or work experience in underwriting.

  • Strong analytical skills and excellent reasoning abilities.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • A strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.

  • Excellent numeracy skills.

  • Proficiency in IT, including MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and various internal and external programs.

  • Outstanding time management skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

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