Business Development/Loan Officer – To $135K Plus Bonus – Shreveport, LA – Job # 2168

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our bank client is seeking to fill a Business Development/Loan Officer role in the Shreveport, LA market. The successful candidate will be responsible for new client development and origination, growing and maintaining a portfolio of relationships in support of the region’s overall goals. Responsibilities will include interfacing with customers, all levels of management, staff, and product specialists.

The position includes a generous salary of up to $135K plus bonus and an excellent benefits package.

Business Development/Loan Officer responsibilities include:

  • Developing and expanding new banking relationships with business prospects and maintaining existing business banking client base to achieve established goals.
  • Processing requests for commercial loans by interviewing prospective and existing individuals and evaluating their creditworthiness.
  • Preparing loan memos for presentation to the Officer Loan Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Determining eligibility and approves loans within specified limits to comply with the Bank’s policies and procedures and Federal Regulations.
  • Collecting delinquent commercial business loans and works with the legal department on defaulted loans.
  • Understanding and ensuring that commercial loan accounts are serviced according to the Bank’s policies and regulatory requirements.  Monitoring loan relationships on a continuing basis to ensure loan quality and minimize risk.
  • Ensuring accurate documentation of credit approval terms and collateral.  Reviewing and evaluating required searches, financial statements, and credit reports.
  • Completing loan renewals by verifying new data with current data, adjusting, and preparing input forms.
  • Reviewing loan advances by verifying credit limits, commitment expirations, and account statuses.
  • Completing loan adjustments by preparing input information, calculating rate changes, interest discrepancies, etc.
  • Controlling loans by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Identifying the status of the commercial loan portfolio by verifying and preparing reports.
  • Contributing decision-making information to Business Loan Committee by analyzing loan requests, notes, terms, security, and presenting administrative issues for approval.
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Completing periodic training/certification for, but not limited to, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).

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 preferred.
  • Five or more years of business lending/credit analysis experience.
  • Formal credit training preferred.
  • Strong financial analytical skills.
  • Independent worker and strong organizational skills.
  • Comfortable getting out of the office and calling on new and existing customers.
  • Ability to sell effectively to prospects and clients.
  • Ability to read and analyze financial statements and tax returns.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers to include MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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