Chief Credit Officer – To $160K – New Brunswick, NJ – Job # 3187

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & Rockport, 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 Chief Credit Officer role located in the New Brunswick, NJ market. The successful candidate will provide leadership and oversight for credit quality, loan operations, and loan compliance.

This position comes with a generous salary of up to $160K and full benefits package. (This is not a remote position).

Chief Credit Officer responsibilities include:

  • Developing and managing relationships with businesses having annual sales revenue of all sizes.
  • Managing research and analysis of client’s financial performance, continuous monitoring of events, and strength of credit portfolio.
  • Developing new and existing customer relationships through networking, cross-selling opportunities, and referrals to and from business product partners across the Bank.
  • Guiding and supporting business lines, product groups, examination functions, and risk management functions on high-level credit and risk-related issues.
  • Conducting required analysis of various credit risk elements for new and existing transactions.
  • Ensuring sound practices in the credit approval process across the organization.
  • Engaging in restructuring and/or workout processes to protect the Bank’s assets and maximize recovery.
  • Participating in the preparation of monthly/quarterly reviews of borrowers, sectors, and products to track compliance and identify and raise any potential credit concerns.
  • Participating in the deal and credit approval process, ensuring appropriate communication with all relevant parties and adherence to credit policies and approval authorities.
  • Overseeing effective risk rating system/process.

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 finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related discipline required.
  • Ten or more years of experience in credit at a bank or financial institution.
  • Must have a strong credit leadership background in CRE, C&I, SBA 7a, and SBA 504.
  • Ability to monitor, analyze and report key credit and portfolio metrics.
  • Advanced knowledge of related state and federal lending compliance regulations and best practices.
  • Ability to write effective credit write-ups and memorandums for lenders.
  • Ability to make credit decisions or recommendations based on industry credit practices, Bank policy and procedures, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Strong leadership ability, written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal skills.

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