Credit Underwriter

Are you an experienced Credit Underwriter with a background in the financial industry? If so our client needs you!
Here at KHR we are working closely with a specialist lender based close to Sevenoaks. The company is steadily growing and they need a switched on Underwriter to join their team.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Underwriter to expand their knowledge. As a Credit Underwriter your responsibilities will be to provide brokers and customers with accurate case updates during all stages in the process. You will be assessing cases from the brokers and direct customers in order to make informed underwriting decisions that comply to company policies as well as carrying out risk assessments on loan applications.

As a Credit Underwriter you will also be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:
* Drafting policies documents
* To provide excellent customer service at all times
* To minimise risks with a strong focus on fraud avoidance
* General admin and data entry tasks

Skills & Experience

* At least 3 years credit underwriting experience within a financial institution
* Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Fluent in English

Additional formation:
* Salary between £28,000- £32,000 (depending on experience)
* Based in Kent

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Customer Service Adviser

Do you enjoy working within a busy team? Are you able to manage multiple customer accounts and demonstrate outstanding customer service skills? If so, this is the role for you!

Our Kent based client is looking for Customer Service Advisers to join their ever expanding team on a permanent basis. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated and adaptable – willing to go that extra mile for their customers. You will be handling inbound/ outbound calls providing outstanding customer service to existing and potential customers.

Your main responsibilities:
*Managing multiple customer finance deals
*Predominantly handling inbound and outbound phone calls from dealers and customers
*Offering customers the best options to support their financial requests, through negotiation with customers and dealerships
*Overcoming objections and presenting solutions positively, using empathy and understanding
*Building effective working relationships
*Working to set targets and deadlines
*Adhering to FCA guidelines and regulations
*Maintaining up to date records
*Keeping up to date with the company’s and client finance products and maintaining knowledge in line with good practice

Skills & Experience:
*Keen eye for detail
*Experience of working within a team environment
*Good negotiation/objection handling skills
*Previous experience of sales or finance broking – desirable
*Good negotiation/objection handling skills
*Able to prioritise workload
*Knowledge of treating customers fairly (TCF) – desirable
*Awareness of current FCA regulations – desirable
*Ability to understand and comply with documented processes and procedures
*Excellent communication skills

Additional information:
*37.5 hours per week – 1 hour lunch
*Rota shift work based on 8-8 weekdays and 9-5 Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays (day in lieu earnt for working them).
*25 days annual leave
*Excellent benefits – Private medical insurance, birthday day off and a cycle scheme.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Finance Manager

Finance Manager
Salary depending on experience
West Kent

We are working with a bespoke company based in the West Kent area who pride themselves on supplying high quality, unique products to consumers.

They are rapidly expanding and are looking for an experienced Finance Manager to join them on a permanent basis. The ideal candidate will be from a commercial finance background and will be AAT qualified at a minimum.

Your key responsibilities will be:
– Responsible for ensuring the accurate processing of all transactions, including posting nominal ledger journals on Solar
– Daily/weekly/monthly reconciliation of bank and other control accounts
– Weekly reviews of the nominal ledger to check for unusual or mis-posted entries
– Monitor bank accounts and manage direct debit and standing order information
– Issuing volume invoices in a timely manner
– Actively reducing debtor days (through operation of good credit control in line with the credit control process)
– Accurately maintaining the purchase ledger and organising payment runs for authorisation.
– Processing payroll, employee’s expenses, credit card expenses
– Managing the company’s pension scheme under guidance from the pension advisors
– Dealing with HMRC on PAYE and VAT matters
– Prepare VAT and other statutory returns including non-financial returns as required, ensuring that no commercial data is disclosed
– Liaise with the company’s bank, accountants and other external entities as required

Wider Management Responsibilities:
– Take the lead in improving and maintaining the budget setting process across the business with input from others, create the financial and non-financial budgets for the business
– Work with the senior team on tendering, and contract improvements as well as contributing to the thinking on new commercial opportunities
– Contribute to the growth of the business including; working with the senior team to develop short and longer term goals, resource planning, use of technology, marketing and actively recommending ways in which the business may be improved

Experience:
(Relevant experience required, degree of authority held in posts to date)
– At least three year’s experience in a similar role within a similar sized operation
– Experience of supervising other accounts staff
– Experience of working as part of a senior team
– Experience of working to tight deadlines whilst maintaining quality

Qualifications:
– Qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA
– Degree or equivalent (not essential)
– AAT (minimum essential qualification)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a reputable company who offer a wide range of benefits as well as great working conditions.

Your working hours will be Monday – Friday 9am-5.30pm with 1 hour lunch.

Please get in touch with myself Chloe Scott at KHR Recruitment Specialists for more information.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Underwriter – Financial Services

If you’re an experienced underwriter and looking for a rare and exciting opportunity then look no further! Here at KHR we are working closely with a fast expanding specialist company within a major growing sector. This is a fantastic opportunity as an experienced underwriter to expand your knowledge. As an underwriter your responsibilities will be to provide brokers and customers with accurate case updates at all points in the process.
As an underwriter your responsibilities will be to provide brokers and customers with accurate case updates at all points in the process, assessing all cases from brokers and direct customers in order to make informed underwriting decisions that comply to company policies and to carry out risk assessments on loan applications.

As an underwriter you will also be responsible for:
*General admin and data entry tasks
*Drafting policies documents
*To provide excellent customer service at all times
*To minimise risks with a strong focus on fraud avoidance

Skills & Experience

*Excellent word and excel skills
*Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
*Strong interpersonal skills
*Perfectly fluent in English

Additional formation:
*Salary between £28,000- £32,000 (depending on experience)
*Based in Kent
PLEASE DON’T HESITATE TO CONTACT US HERE AT KHR AS WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU AND YOUR INTERESTS TO OUR ROLES.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Finance Director

Are you a Finance Director looking for a new challenge in the Finance industry that is a bit different? Want to work for a growing business where your opinion and ideas will count?. Do you have experience within the banking/lending environment? This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Finance Director to work for a well-established company based near Sevenoaks, West Kent.

Do you want to be involved with the growth and development of a market leading organisation? Then we have a great opportunity for you to work as a Finance Director for our client, providing finance options that help it develop and grow the business.

The right candidate, like the organisation needs to be pragmatic, with common sense, flexible attitude prevailing. You’ll work with all departments of the business to help them plan and manage their budgets. You’ll also work closely with the CEO to help them manage the overall business, so it makes the most money it can.

It’s a broad and interesting role covering activities like:

The key responsibilities of the Director of Finance will be:
*Support in the preparation and presentation of monthly management accounts
*To perform evaluations and “what if” analysis of Commercial and Financial scenarios
*To prepare and present reports that assist the Company to remain competitive in the market place
*To improve existing processes and create new models appropriate to various business opportunities
*To have ownership of initial processing of data on new start-ups
*To report to board level and aid in their understanding of financial facts and figures
*Work alongside other senior managers to develop a rolling annual strategy
*Oversee the entire finance function
*Pro-actively look for new ways to improve efficiency
*Monitoring cash flow
*Overseeing/creating the budgets
*Preparing accounts
*Developing financial models
*Planning for the future
*Competitor analysis
*Strategic planning
*Proven relationship manager within banking / asset finance would be ideal
*Well versed in compliance and rules and regulations.
*Willing to travel, Excellent customer service skills.
*Ensure that agreed standards are maintained in line with the Company’s Health and Safety and Hygiene Policies.

Profile
The successful candidate for the Financial Director role will be:
*Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
*Ability to demonstrate previous line management/director experience
*Good Interpersonal and communication skills
*Good Microsoft Office skills
*Ideal to have previous board reporting experience
*Desired to have a background in banking/lending.
You’ll be scheduled to work 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, although you should be prepared to put in some extra time when there are big projects on the go or deadlines to be met.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Contracts Administrator (Part Time)

Our client has a fantastic part-time opportunity to work for a market-leading niche company currently going from strength to strength. They seek a dynamic, career minded individual to assist with their contract administration.

The Contracts Administrator will ensure that the day to day contracts administration runs smoothly and efficiently. The job holder is an integral part of the team providing administration support relating to all aspects of the day to day running of the business including provision of professional customer service.

* Customer Services – receives incoming calls and enquiries

* Credit Control – manage top aged debtors, be commercially aware, flagging up potential problems to the Contracts Director.

* General Administration – will provide support to ensure effective administrative systems are in place and are highly organised and efficient.

The job holder will be expected to perform any of the following tasks:

* Answer telephone as required direct calls to the relevant colleagues or take accurate messages for relaying to colleagues. Ensure all calls are logged and followed through to a satisfactory conclusion.

* Monitor aged debtors and follow credit control procedures to follow up with customers to ensure compliance with our agreed terms of trading.

* Liaise with accounts team to either request or provide information as required.

* Perform general administration duties as required.

Applicants should have 3 – 5 years previous office experience, be bright, confident and hard working with a can-do attitude. Strong communication, organisational, and timekeeping skills are also required. With at least 5 years plus office administration. Customer service and credit control experience is essential.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following aptitudes.

* Flexible

* Adaptability

* Proactive

* Service delivery

* Trustworthy

* Interpersonal skills

* Team player

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Project Engineer

Our clients require a time-served, multi-skilled, Project Engineer for their manufacturing site in West Kent.

The main responsibilities will be to define, design and manage key engineering projects to deliver identified benefits by producing capital applications incorporating fully argued justification against quotations, rather than ‘guestimates’, where possible. This will involve working with all relevant stakeholders to prepare and deliver a 5 year rolling capital plan.

Applicants should have previous experience in an appropriate engineering role, in a manufacturing/production/industrial environments. Exposure to management of large scale projects (> £1 million) involving process/plant design and specification is essential and familiarity with industrial scale steam raising plant and systems is required.

Candidates should have extensive experience of continuous improvement and lean implementation, lean tools and problem-solving techniques and a knowledge of software such as Project, Excel, Eplan, AutoCAD and Solidworks.

Personal attributes include being strongly motivated with the ability to work unsupervised as a key member of the factory team demonstrating clear and effective communications. Also, creative problem solving and fault finding and the ability to prioritise activities and tasks under pressure.

Applicants should be qualified to HNC level and be minimum IOSH, ideally, NEBOSH, certified. Project management qualifications and familiarity with BS7671:2001 (17th edition electrical regulations) would be ideal.

Must be willing to travel as required.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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