Underwriter - Residential Mortgages

Last updated 8 days ago
Location:Melbourne
Job Type:Full Time

Liberty Financial

Underwriter - Residential Mortgages

About Liberty

Helping people is in our DNA. As the leading non-bank lender in Australia, for decades we have been providing free-thinking loans and have helped over 500,000 people get financial. We offer a broad range of flexible and custom products and are passionate about building and delivering exceptional experiences for our customers.

We are a community that pride ourselves on being values driven. We base our vision of being the leading finance group that champions free thinking on FLAIR, our five key values that guide us to always be Fair, Learning, Accountable, Invested and Resourceful. These values inform everything we do – from how we look at the world, engage with our customers and treat each other.

The opportunity

As a self-motivated individual, you will be responsible for the credit assessment of residential mortgage applications received from external business partners such as brokers. You will be empowered and encouraged to make credit decisions therefore success will be determined by your common sense approach and strong analytical abilities.

You’ll have the opportunity to build relationships with external business partners and our sales team by communicating your decision on the application and our lending guidelines.

About you

This job is for you if you thrive on making quick and sound decisions even when things aren’t black and white, enjoy talking to business partners, and love helping people.

  • You have confident decision-making abilities in credit risk assessments
  • A team player who jumps in to help others out
  • Excellent time management
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Someone with a can-do attitude and ability to think outside the box – driven to help our customers get to a ‘yes’ within our credit guidelines

Why join us?
We are thrilled to be 2020 and 2021 finalists in the HR Team of the Year Awards – we will never be finished making the Liberty Group the best place to work. We believe it’s the little extras that can make a big difference in helping our team meet their needs. There’s more to working with us than just great financial rewards - we provide access to many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Internal Pride Network
  • Corporate casual dress
  • Wellness perks including, free counselling, yoga and meditation classes, flu vaccinations, health-checks, massages, private health and gym subsidies
  • EOY and EOFY parties
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • KidsCo school holiday program
  • Monthly social events
  • Fantastic growth and career progression opportunities
  • Access to online development courses
  • Opportunity to be involved in our Lend-A-Hand program by supporting our community partnerships.

At Liberty, we celebrate people bringing their most genuine and authentic selves to work and we’re incredibly proud of the diverse and inclusive culture we’ve built. We’re living this commitment through our gender equality, disability, LGTBIQ+, mental health and religious and cultural initiatives. As we work towards helping people get financial, we acknowledge and value the contribution of indigenous Australians, Torres Strait Islanders and other cultural minority communities.

We are a community of collaborative, innovative and dedicated lifelong learners who grow, inspire and achieve amazing things together. As we continue to push boundaries and reshape finance, we welcome motivated doers to join our team and make our goals a reality.

If this sounds like something you want to be part of, please send your CV and covering letting highlighting your suitability for the role.

Liberty is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all people, regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

We strive for diversity and inclusion within our workforce and deliver a number of initiatives for our community. We are proud to be endorsed by Work180 and a certified B Corporation.