Job Vacancy - Head of Credit - Invoice Finance - ABL - Manchester - M2 Recruitment



In return the successful candidate will be rewarded with a generous Basic salary + Substantial benefits package.

Job description:

One of the leading Independent providers of Financial Services to businesses requires a Head of Credit to lead, manage and mentor the credit underwriting team based in Manchester.

Your primary responsibility will be to act as the business’ central point of contact for all matters associated with credit underwriting, and to create a dynamic and innovative credit function which balances sensible risk-focused decision-making alongside commercial ambition.  

Key Responsibilities:
  • To act as the custodian of the business’ Credit Policy ensuring decisions consider Policy requirements at all times. 
  • To own the credit approval process across the Invoice and Specialist Finance businesses and ensure that it is understood. 
  • Promote and demonstrate strong risk focus whilst ensuring an appropriate balance with commercial ambition. 
  • To ensure timely sanction of facilities within own mandate. 
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues across the business building strong relationships with new business and relationship management teams. 
  • To own and maintain ongoing responsibility for the quality of credit applications across the Invoice and Specialist Finance businesses. 
  • To act as primary owner of credit authorities / mandates and ensure that all business is sanctioned within mandate. 
  • To sit as part of the IF & SF Risk Senior Leadership Team and contribute positively and collaboratively to that unit. 
Essential skills:
  • Good experience of managing and building teams 
  • Considerable Knowledge and experience of underwriting transactions in an Invoice Finance environment.
  • Previous experience of holding a high level underwriting mandate.
  • Experience of ABL Transactions
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M2 Professional Recruitment Services
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