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Jobs At Hodge
Closing Date:
23rd of May 2022
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Hodge are a financial services business focused on the commercial lending, savings and specialist residential mortgage markets. Working at Hodge is about making a difference. That starts with our purpose: we make life better for customers and society in the moments that matter.

For over 50 years, we’ve shared the same simple mission: to really make a positive difference for our customers and communities. This ethos is in our DNA, as we are 79% owned by a charity, the Hodge Foundation.

We have achieved significant growth over the last few years and have ambitious plans to expand further.

We have an opportunity in our rapidly expanding Commercial Lending Division. Reporting to the Head of Portfolio, we’re looking for someone with excellent analytical and communication skills looking to make a career within banking. This opportunity is also open to graduates looking for a role within Commercial Lending.

Are you the one for us?

  • Educated to GCSE “A” Level standard, or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years general banking or financial services experience in a lending environment or Educated to degree standard.
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Good at planning and organising to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, numeracy and communication skills with attention to detail.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • Understanding and experience of general administration.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Liaise with clients, colleagues and professional advisors to ensure high levels of client service and satisfaction.
  • Obtain and review client management information to ensure that loans are operating in accordance with agreed terms.
  • Collate, review, analyse and update various internal control reports on a regular basis.
  • Assist Portfolio managers with research and preparation for client reviews and credit paper submissions, including analysis of financial accounts, client information, covenant testing, preparation of cashflow forecasts and risk rating models.
  • Complete account opening and AML/KYC procedures for new and existing clients.
  • Process payments and assist with new business completion transactions.
  • Co-ordinate loan redemptions and ensure security is released appropriately.
  • Maintain and update client records, ensuring all data is fully captured and accurate.

Desirable experience:

  • Real Estate Finance
  • General administration

In return we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Based in Cardiff City Centre operating in a highly flexible Hybrid workspace.
  • 28 days Holiday with the option to buy more.
  • Subsidised Gym Membership.
  • Private Medical & Health Insurance
  • Extensive learning and development programme
  • Generous, personalised benefits package
  • Enhanced parental leave – Up to 20 weeks paid Maternity AND Paternity leave
  • Company pension contribution up to 15%
  • 4 days on top of annual leave for community and charity work
  • Flexible working options

Please be aware that should we pursue your application, all our Financial Services employees will be expected to complete background checks to assess suitability for employment, these include; a criminal record, identity, sanctions, adverse finance, fraud prevention and reference checks to comply with our regulatory requirements.

Hodge is an advocate of being an equal opportunities employer, We believe in promoting equality and diversity which is central to our lives today. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and recognise the value a diverse workforce brings to an organisation.

ESG and sustainability are at the heart of everything we do and serves as a reminder of the responsibility we have to our stakeholders, customers, colleagues and the communities we operate in to use our position wisely. We’re currently exploring different certifications available and have done an initial review of how we think we’d fare, as we see this as a real opportunity for Hodge given our social purpose.


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