Underwriting Specialist

Job description

As an Underwriting Specialist you will handle a wide variety of challenging and complex merchant underwriting work specialized in assessment of merchant related risks with primary focus on credit risk and regulatory compliance. In this role you would be identifying, analyzing and preparing risk mitigation tactics and underwriting strategies and be the go-to person for other departments within Intergiro. You will be part of a growing team having an important role in maintaining, improving and developing that team

Your key responsibilities

  • Review and make decisions on new merchant applications.

  • Ensure regulatory compliance, such as control of compliance with AML/KYC, website reviews and credit assessment.

  • Review and investigate merchants’ business to make sure it is compliant with the ethical guidelines and 3rd party requirements.

  • Collaborate with Commercial, Legal, Finance and Compliance departments in assessing and onboarding merchants

  • Act as a go-to person and support in-house for merchant underwriting related questions.

  • Identifying, analyzing and preparing risk mitigation tactics and underwriting strategies.

  • Identify potential improvements from both underwriting and onboarding perspective

  • Monitoring of monthly chargebacks levels and fraud reports levels per merchant

Job requirements

Skills and attributes for success

  • Previous experience from the payment world working within merchant underwriting

  • Previous xperience and knowledge of card scheme rules

  • Knowledge and experience working in SQL

  • Very good communication skills in English, written and spoken.

  • Always puts great emphasis on details and quality, and likes working with administrative tasks.

  • Detail oriented with a logical and analytical mind and able work to tight deadlines and manage own workflow/priorities accordingly

  • Self starter with a desire and comfortability working in a fast paced start-up environment with a problem-solving mindset