Mortgage Underwriter – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Leicestershire
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Leicestershire


Our client, a successful and well respected financial services organisation based in Leicestershire, are currently recruiting for a Mortgage Underwriter. This is an office based role where you will be responsible for providing an efficient and professional mortgage underwriting service to customers and intermediaries.

Key Responsibilities:

* Reviewing and assessing mortgage applications (including standard residential, buy to let and self-build) in accordance with Lending Policy and criteria

* Assessing and verifying supporting documentation: identification, credit reference agency searches, proof of income, bank statements, accounts, valuation reports etc.

* Communicating with mortgage applicants, employers, accountants, Mortgage Advisors, Brokers, Surveyor etc. throughout the mortgage application process

* Preparing and presenting mortgage applications for underwriter/mandator review and approval

* Preparing and issuing mortgage Offer (post approval)

* Supporting the progression of pipeline mortgage applications and provide guidance, experience, assistance, and support to the Mortgage Assessors in relation to unusual or non-standard mortgage applications

* Providing feedback to the Head of Lending Operations regarding training requirements for Mortgage Assessors and contributing to the planning and preparation of such training

* Assisting the Head of Lending Operations and Senior Underwriters in preparing, reviewing and maintaining procedure manuals and guides in respect of the Group Lending activities

* Assessing Decision in Principle referrals

* Mandate authority up to £200,000 on certain mortgage categories

* Checking mortgage Offers prior to issue

* Releasing funds approval for mortgage completion

The successful candidate will have: –

* Previous manual mortgage underwriting experience

* Ideally CeMap qualified


Job Type: Permanent

Location: Leicestershire

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