Credit Underwriter, Food & Agriculture

DLL Group
Des Moines / US
Competitive salary + benefits
03 May 2024
20 May 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Credit Underwriter, Food & Agriculture

As a Credit Underwriter for Food & Agriculture you will be expected to execute the risk management and credit underwriting processes within DLL, based on assigned authority levels and targets, to support achieving expected loss targets.

Find out more here about how you can unleash your full potential at DLL!

Day to Day

  • Assess completeness and topicality of client information as a basis for credit and risk analysis and decisions.
  • Analyze risk of customer/end-user, local vendor or local dealer as thorough basis for decision making on local vendor/dealer agreements and end-user credit applications.
  • Take independent, quick, and efficient decisions on credit applications within authorization level leading to approval as presented, conditional approval, further gathering of information or rejection.
  • Liaise with sales on further actions.
  • Monitor the credit/risk profile of DLL and advise to stay in control and give DLL the opportunity for corrective actions.
  • Contribute to the fine-tuning and tailoring of credit and risk policies and regulations.
  • Develop local credit and risk management policies/guidelines to ensure a proper fit with local regulations and requirements.
  • Monitor sales on given mandates and coordinate with sales to achieve alignment in credit and risk processes.
  • Participate in customer calls to address risk questions and concerns for proper underwriting due diligence.

All members enjoy

  • Two working days per year volunteering for a local charity.
  • Health and Wellness program including healthy food, free health checks, fun health & vitality activities.
  • Flexible hours with possibility to work from home
  • Career development opportunities: online learning, member development programs.
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  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Existing knowledge or prior experience working in the food and agriculture industry.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in the field of credit analysis, underwriting and risk management or in the case of university degree some relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of vendor programs, score card techniques, online credit system financial analysis, portfolio analysis, in- and external regulations and credit/risk management policies
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Execute credit and risk analysis and underwriting activities and liaise with relevant others on subject in self-starting way.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and written with other members of the team, clients, and prospective clients.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Occasional travel required.

Choose Wellbeing

DLL’s wellbeing ambition is to educate, equip and empower members to build connections, manage their mental, emotional, physical and financial wellness and maintain balance between work and the other priorities that make up their lives.

Our four wellbeing categories are as follows:

  • Connection – Build meaningful connections with other DLL members
  • Health – Manage mental, emotional and physical health
  • Finance – Provide learning opportunities to help members achieve personal financial health
  • Lifestyle – Maintain balance between work and life priorities

There are things that matter to our members and the wellbeing of our members matters to DLL!

Settling In

At DLL, we are many things. We are team members, family members, community member. We are members of society, members of different cultures and nationalities. Members of change. We each have different beliefs, different passions, different viewpoints, talents and interests. We become from different backgrounds, cultures, nationalities and histories.

But for all of our differences, we share one thing in common: each of us are members of DLL.

Our company was founded in the Netherlands. But today we are truly a multinational business. Our unique culture is rooted in higher collaboration, less hierarchy and a honest directness that enable us to integrate, ideate and innovate across country lines.

Many companies say they are European, American, Asian or Australian, at DLL we are all these places and more.

We are a cross-culture collaborative – an interconnected network – that comes together every single day with one goal in mind: Partnering for a better world.

Good to Know

Desired Primary Work Location: Des Moines, IA

Applicable Pay Range

$71,647.27- $100,000.00

DLL is considering candidates in numerous locations. The pay estimate displayed represents the typical pay range for candidates hired for this position in the desired primary work location. Pay may be adjusted outside the projected range based on geographical differentiation as well as for any other lawful reason. Additional factors that may be used to determine your actual pay include your specific skills, years of relevant experience you possess, and other work-related qualifications. Many candidates may start in the bottom half of the applicable pay range, especially those with less experience or qualification.

This position is subject to the terms of DLL’s compensation plans and policies. Further, the position includes all other benefits provided to DLL employees, including healthcare benefits, 401k matching, vacation, sick leave, parental leave, possible discretionary bonuses, and all other benefits that are all governed by and subject to ERISA plan documents and eligibility.

  • Deadline for application: May 17, 2024 (Due to high volume of applications this requisition may close prior to posted close date)
  • The selection process may involve an assessment.
  • Applications via email will not be reviewed. Please apply online via our career website:
  • DLL’s referral program applies
  • For more information, please contact our Talent acquisition partner Emily Halgren via Emily.

DLL appreciates the time you spend applying to our openings. We advise only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Hiring subject to successful completion of a background check.

DLL is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation in accordance with our values and all applicable legislation.

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