Job Vacancy: Head of Credit - Invoice Finance/Asset-Based Lending - M2 Recruitment



Our client is a leading financial organisation who are looking for a Head of Credit to run a small team of sanctioners  reporting into the Risk Director.

In this role you will lead, manage and mentor a sanctioning team, 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. 

You will be accountable to:

  • To lead, manage and mentor a credit underwriting team.
  • 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 ensure training is provided to the business facilitating good quality credit applications and sound knowledge of the credit process.
  • To sit as part of the IF & SF Risk Senior Leadership Team and contribute positively and collaboratively to that unit.

To be considered for this role you must have a career background in the invoice finance sector with considerable experience in credit underwriting.

In the first instance please email Mark Lyons at or call 07790808904 for a confidential discussion.


M2 Professional Recruitment Services
Tel: 01625 522 774
Fax: 01625 523 377