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Mortgage Underwriter - Hertfordshire

Job Type


About the Role

Mortgage Underwriter 

We are pleased to be working with a Hertfordshire based lender, on their search for a new Underwriter to join the Mortgage team.  

 As an Underwriter, you will take ownership of cases from Inception through to completion. 



  • Enter and update borrower data on the CRM system. 

  • Ensure all aspects of the loans are recorded accurately and meet underwriting guidelines. 

  • Carry out an assessment of the mortgage application to ensure all aspects of our underwriting criteria are met. 

  • Provide concise and accurate updates to brokers. 

  • Proactively chase brokers for outstanding requirements. 

  • Ensure all underwriting is in line with Company policy and within regulation.  

  • Ensure that all cases are Underwritten within the Groups Risk appetite. 

  • Build good relationships with 3rd party suppliers including brokers and solicitors to assist in the smooth flow of business. 

  • Maintaining a pipeline of cases, overseeing cases from inception through to completion.  


Skills and experience

  • Ability to work as part of a team. 

  • Pass internal competency tests post induction. 

  • High attention to detail. 

  • Good written and verbal communication skills. 

  • An understanding of FCA regulation. 

  • Experienced in Underwriting 1st and/or 2nd Charge mortgage applications.  

  • CeMAP (desirable, not essential). 

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