Car Finance Advisor - Essex

Up to £24k, OTE £60k + Company Car - Vehicle Sales
Ref: 2416 Date Posted: Monday 20 Sep 2021
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Our client, a car dealership in the CM postcode area of Essex is currently looking to recruit a Car Finance Advisor to join their busy Sales Team. The basic salary on offer is £24k and it carries a very attractive OTE, plus a Company Car.

  • Liaise with customers and Business Managers to determine customer needs and recommend the right loan products to help meet their goals
  • Maintain an active knowledge base of all of the company’s loan products and an understanding of the qualifications required of each applicant
  • Identify and recommend products that meet the customer needs and the company’s lending guidelines
  • Review active loan files to determine all required documentation is present and correct
  • Utilise professional judgement to determine which potential borrowers represent good risk opportunities for the company
  • Support and assist the operational manager, deputising in their absence
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Ensure timely payment for clients and dealers
  • Answer customer questions about the loan process, taking care of customer complaints by addressing them
  • Any other reasonable duties as assigned by management.


  • You MUST have experience within the motor finance sector,  finance brokerage, banking and car dealership. This is essential
  • You MUST be SAF Accredited
  • You MUST have experience of proposals for loan decisions on a daily basis through a variety of means including credit scoring, credit history, affordability analysis
  • You MUST have significant experience of administering or delivering a customer centered product or service
  • You MUST have expert experience of working with finance systems and Microsoft packages, especially excel
  • You MUST have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Hours: 45hrs per week (9am to 6pm) Monday to Friday, 1 x 3 Saturdays (9am to 6pm)

If you would like to hear more about this Car Finance Advisor role and others within the Motor Trade, please submit your CV to Adam Curtis of ACS Automotive Recruitment Consultancy.