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Underwriting analyst

Ref: 78563

  • 40,000-50,000
  • 18 Jan 2023
  • Dublin (South)
  • Permanent

Underwriting Analyst - Credit/Risk Division

About the Company

Leading payment technology and services provider

About the Position

Key Responsibilities

  • Underwriting of businesses applying for Card Payments facilities / acquiring
  • Assessment of new and existing merchants based on analysis of merchant specific business model risk, financial profile and card acceptance / acquiring processing
  • Performance of financial analysis based on business model risk, financial statements, forecasts, credit bureaus etc.
  • Quantification of chargeback risk exposure and potential collateral / reserve requirements.
  • Collaboration with sales channels and partners to advance new merchant applications
  • Proactive monitoring of newly boarded and the existing merchants (transaction monitoring and periodic credit reviews)
  • Verification of adherence to compliance requirements, scheme rules and credit guidelines
  • Various risk reporting, investigating and oversight tasks
  • Internal contact for risk management and compliance inquiries
  • Training of partners and merchants on risk management processes
  • Close cooperation and collaboration with colleagues in Dublin, Warsaw, Madrid & Cologne


  • Thorough personality with inherent business awareness, acumen and curiosity
  • Strong financial analysis with 2+ years experience in credit analysis and/or underwriting
  • A team player with communication, negotiation and prioritization skills to succeed within a fast paced, efficient, customer focused organisation
  • Excellent command of excel
  • Experience in banking/ payments industry and familiarity with KYC procedures beneficial
  • Relevant 3rd level degree in business / finance.

Remuneration Package

Perm role, hybrid working (Dun Laoghaire based), competitive salary for successful candidates. 
For more information on this role or any other roles within the Compliance and Risk space, reach out to Louise Morrissey in Brightwater  on 015927885 or email me.  Alternatively please apply via the link below.

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