Merchant Underwriting Executive

Full time
Posted 7 months ago


Truevo Payments Ltd is a young financial institution licensed by the MFSA and is a principal member of Visa and Mastercard. Truevo offers a range of payment services (card acquiring) across multiple channels.

We are looking for a Merchant Underwriting Executive to join our expanding team.

  • Review of new merchant applications with the objective of understanding the business model identifying the financial and fraud risks the company may be exposed to.
  • Suggesting merchant terms with a view of mitigating potential financial losses and setting policies that should be adopted when underwriting merchants from the respective industries.
  • Keeping updated with the latest industry updates related to the merchants underwritten by Truevo.
  • Keeping updated with the latest updates in the various card scheme rules and regulations.
  • Regular liaison with internal stakeholders to understand and explain the risk exposed by new and existing merchants.
  • Preparation of regular reports for internal and external stakeholders to facilitate the explanation of risk findings.
  • Minimum of 1-year work experience in a risk or credit risk function, preferably in payments or banking.   Experience in credit risk within a payment acquirer or in the review of business plans for the provision of commercial loans will be considered a strong asset.
  • A diploma level of qualification in banking, finance or management
  • Possess sharp analytical skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other office applications including Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Be well organised, pro-active, self-motivated, able to work on own initiative and eager to learn.
  • Possess excellent organisational and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Be a team player and capable of meeting strict deadlines.
  • Possess a high proficiency in verbal and written English.

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