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Chief Lending Officer – Up to $170K – Jersey City, NJ – 967

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 is seeking to fill a Chief Lending Officer role to be based in the Jersey City, NJ market. The selected candidate will be responsible for the company’s loan portfolio, including all lending activities and ensures that applicable bank lending policies and practices are followed.

The position includes a generous salary of up to $170K and excellent benefits package.

Chief Lending Officer responsibilities include:

  • Establishing all lending policies and operating procedures that are approved by the Board of Directors.
  • Establishing interest rate guidelines, fees, and other charges that harmonize with overall bank policies and are competitive and profitable for the bank.
  • Developing and managing large and/or major loan accounts. Interviewing applicants, gathering and evaluating financial and related data to establish credit worthiness, establishing and renegotiating credit terms where necessary, and continually monitoring customers’ financial condition and repayment progress.
  • Directing and controlling all lending actives, generally on the corporate staff level.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for collection and workout activities of delinquent loans and repossessions.

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:

  • B.S. /B.A. in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics or similar discipline required.
  • Five or more years of consumer / real estate / business lending experience; preferably with a bank.
  • Five of 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.
  • General experience or knowledge in loan pricing, portfolio management, lending and collections.
  • Knowledge of Excel Spreadsheet software, Microsoft Word Processing software and Access database software.
  • 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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