Junior Underwriter
FGI - New York, NY

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FGI Finance is a global commercial finance firm with clients in over 60 countries. We provide middle market companies with business loans and other various financial products and services to meet their business needs. Our in-depth understanding of international trade and its complexities equips our clients with both the expertise and the ideal financing resources needed to prosper on a global scale.

Vacancy code: 2013/03/02

Position title: Junior Underwriter

Department: Business Development

Office: New York

Contract type: Full Time Employment

Contract level: Internship - possibility of Entry Level Contract upon satisfactory completion of the internship period

Probation period: 3 month s

Background Information – FGI

FGI is a global, specialized financial services firm principally engaged in providing receivables-based commercial financing and related fee-based credit, collection, and management information services as well as credit protection products, such as credit insurance and other risk mitigation products.

The Company is headquartered in the Financial District of New York City, with business development offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, London (UK) and Toronto (CA).

Background Information – Department

FGI Business Development T eam is one of the most effective and respected business development teams in the industry. The Business Development Team is primary in charge of generating new leads and culling the market for new opportunities, but it also works to build and maintain meaningful and lasting relationships with clients.

Functional Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Director of Sales, the incumbent will be responsible for:

Analyzing financial info rmation on prospective clients;

Creating due diligence reports on potential client companies;

Liaising between our Credit Analysts, Business Development Officers and the Operations department.

Education/Experience/Language requirements

Undergraduate/MBA degreefrom a recognized institute is required;

Finance Major preferred.

At least 2 years of experience in the relevant field is required;

Working knowledge of major computer programmes;

Fluency in writing, reading and understanding English.

Competencies

Strong analytical skills;

Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality results within strict deadlines;

Proven problem solving skills;

Excellent detail orientation and time-management skills;

Ability to prioritize work flow;

Excellent oral and written communication skills;

Must have deep understanding of Excel, Word, and MS Office;

Comfort with a fast paced and growing environment.

We are a fast growing fast changing company, hence we need someone apt to change and able to fit in our dynamic team. We work in a fast paced yet fun environment which will demand you to be charismatic, energetic, self-motivated and hungry.

Additional Considerations

Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.

The incumbent will be responsible to abide by security policies and administrative instructions of FGI.

FGI is an equal opportunity employer. With respect to the hiring or promotion of individuals, conditions of employment, disciplinary and discharge practices, or any other aspect of empl,yment, we do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, colour, age, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy or veteran status.

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