Commercial Real Estate Loan Underwriter – Los Angeles, CA – 890

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 Commercial Real Estate Loan Underwriter role in the Los Angeles, CA market. The successful candidate will be responsible for collecting and analyzing financial information for lending officers, credit officers and Loan Committee to facilitate lending decisions primarily for Commercial Real Estate Loan Transactions.

The position includes a generous salary as well as an excellent benefits package.

Commercial Real Estate Loan Underwriter responsibilities include:

  • Assisting and counseling originators in qualifying loans, determining borrower’s needs, determining appropriate commercial real estate loan product in light of needs, and obtaining requisite financial data.
  • Reviewing credit requests, business credit scores, business reports, etc..
  • Evaluating collateral adequacy, industry risk, purpose and viability of business.
  • Obtaining and analyzing pertinent financial and credit data to assist in determining the risk of the loan.
  • Determining appropriate structure and pricing in light of borrower type, industry, collateral, and risk and documenting any deviations from the prescribed structure.
  • Assessing strengths and weaknesses of loan requests. Completing financial and repayment analysis with a focus on cash flow, liquidity, and leverage analysis.
  • Running projections and performing standard commercial real estate property analysis.
  • Thoroughly documenting the credit request in the appropriate format.
  • Verifying underwriting conditions and additional approval requirements are satisfied.
  • Ensuring effective communication between Relationship Managers, Loan Administration, Loan Documentation & Funding Control and other departments involved in the loan process.
  • Striving to minimize turnaround-time while thorough documenting credit requests.

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or economics.
  • Five or more years’ commercial real estate credit/lending experience required.
  • Accounting/finance and commercial real estate credit analysis background strongly    preferred. 
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to understand, analyze and interpret financial statements, reports and legal documents.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.

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