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Chief Credit Officer – Up to $150K – Louisville, KY- 1015

Who We Are

Bankers Recruiting Bankers – The Symicor Group is a boutique bank-only talent acquisition firm based in Chicago.  Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking talent to our valued clients…from a banker’s perspective.  In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers themselves! We know banking and how to evaluate the very best banking talent available in the market.  Whether you are a bank candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our client seeks to fill a Chief Credit Officer in the Louisville, KY market. The selected candidate will be responsible for oversight and administration of the bank’s loan portfolio through the monitoring and management of credit risk within the bank and its lending activities. The main purpose of this position is to establish internal controls and develop written policies and procedures for extending credit to the bank’s customers, while ensuring that they effectively meet the overall goals of the company.

This position includes a generous salary of up to $150K, excellent bonus opportunity and full benefits package.

Chief Credit Officer responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the company’s loan portfolios as to risk management loan considerations to maintain quality control and minimize losses. Responsible for determining the appropriate loan grades.
  • Developing and maintaining standardized policies and procedures to assure the effective delivery of Credit Products for the bank and enhance the overall quality of the Bank’s loan portfolio.
  • Establishing a strong credit culture within the Bank.
  • Assist in developing the overall loan portfolio and targeted yield.
  • Providing oversight for an effective credit approval process within the company that supports the credit risk appetite of the Bank while also facilitating desired asset growth objectives.
  • Directing all credit underwriting and loan portfolio management activities at the Bank.
  • Formulating, reviewing and approving lending policies and procedures.
  • Working with subordinate executives to assess overall soundness of the loan portfolio and advice on policy questions, business development, staff requirements, performance appraisals, and salary administration as they relate to the lending function.
  • Servicing as part of top management in the development of long-range planning.
  • Adheres to the BSA Policy and all other Bank Policies.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by supervisor.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • S. /B.A. in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics or similar discipline required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Six or more years of consumer / real estate / business lending experience; preferably with a bank.
  • Six or more years of experience working in credit risk analytics and/or risk management with financial institutions including development of credit policy, underwriting standards and internal risk rating scorecards.
  • Strong SBA 7(a) underwriting and lending experience.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in C&I and commercial real estate lending, credit risk management and credit approval process.
  • Expertise in loan structure and administration including experience in business development.
  • Proven record of strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Prior leadership and management experience required.
  • Superior negotiation, relationship building and professional reliability.

The next step is yours.  Email us your current resume along with the position you are considering to:

resumes@symicorgroup.com

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