Head of Underwriting

Location North America
Job Type Permanent
Salary Attractive salary + bonus
Reference 32873
All-in-One Payment Platform, helping businesses accept payments globally, is hiring a Head of Underwriting in the US, which can be remote as long as it is in the East Coast time zone.

This leading payments organisation offers a platform which is designed to increase revenue and reduces costs. Providing a comprehensive back-end solutions that simplifies the complexity of payments, managing the full process from start to finish.

The Head of Underwriting will be responsible for managing a global team of underwriters, who review all merchant candidates applying for payment processing with my client.

Responsibilities include:
  • Review financial statements and/or commercial credit tools to conduct detailed investigations into merchant creditworthiness
  • Periodic review of and reporting on existing merchants to ensure compliance with card scheme rules and regulations, and continued credit worthiness
  • Train and manage underwriting team on the proper use of 3rd party validation tools, card scheme compliance matters, and the underwriting process and procedures. 
Qualifications include:
  • Knowledge of AML, KYC, PCI, OFAC, MC/Visa compliance and equivalents in all relevant Domestic and International markets
  • 10+ years of experience in credit, underwriting, and risk management preferably in the CNP payments industry and preferably managing the entire risk life cycle of customer accounts
  • 5+ years managing and motivating a global team
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