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VP Credit, Underwriting

Northbrook, IL, USA | Wintrust Financial

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Financial Services Professional
    General Management
    Risk Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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We have an amazing opportunity for a Sr. Level Finance Leader who will directly contribute in a significant way to the growth of our organization by... 

Developing and administering underwriting guidelines that include both risk and profit strategies.

Providing approval for rates, terms, and exposure on quotes up to set quoting authority.

Recommending rates, terms, and exposure on quotes for loans above set quoting authority to reduce time spent by senior executives making assessments.

Assisting Inside Sales staff with complex math, financial statement and knowledge questions, technical questions, insurance knowledge.

Collaborating with senior management in Sales, Marketing and Inside Sales.

Evaluating efficiencies within the department to identify areas for improvement.

Organizing and offering educational classes on multiple topics to internal employees.

Continually monitoring market conditions and adjusting strategies accordingly.


Resolves complex problem with independent action.

Demonstrates considerable judgments and has authority to act.

Applies comprehensive concepts across fields.

Establishes procedures and guidelines within department.

5-10 years of experience. 

Bachelor degree or equivalent experience

Licensed Insurance Agent would be a plus, but not require

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