SVP/National Closing Manager – To $120K – Houston, TX – Job # 2127

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 an SVP/National Closing Manager role in the Houston, TX market. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing the loan closing process by working closely with senior lenders, underwriters, borrowers, borrower’s attorney, the Bank’s attorney, and the SBA closing and compliance management to ensure quality customer service and timely closing for the client and the Bank. The candidate will supervise through the Regional Closing Department Managers the ordering/reviewing/negotiating loan documents and perfecting the Bank’s interest from the time of approval through funding.

The position includes a generous salary of up to $120K along with an excellent benefits package.

SVP/National Closing Manager responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating day-to-day operations by organizing workflow, monitoring work assignments, volumes, distribution, and workload to ensure that work is being completed in a timely manner and that expectations of both the client and business partners are met.
  • Directing, organizing, and controlling the closing function for multiple sites located in multiple states.
  • Developing any policies and procedures for the department that are consistent across all locations with any necessary adjustments required by the laws of the states we operate in
  • Ensuring all loan closing staff to conduct thorough and adequate due diligence on all deals and maintain the integrity and accuracy of all loan documentation and data.
  • Utilizing strategic planning skills to develop and execute effective pipeline management systems, as well as successful file review and quality control processes.
  • Developing new nuances to streamline the process in closing SBA loans (and USDA loans).
  • Facilitating communication and partnership between your loan closing staff and other areas of the bank.
  • Serving as the first contact in escalation path on issues and help to resolve questions that may arise between team members and/or other Bank departments, as well as any third-party vendors.
  • Reviewing Quality Control (QC) on all files submitted by the Closing Department Managers in each state we operate in.
  • Developing and conducting internal audit/quality reviews. Review areas include G/L and system reconcilements, loan data integrity, and adherence to audit controls; collateral processing and exception follow up.
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of Bank policies and procedures regarding the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Regulation CC, Regulation E, Bank Security, and other regulations that apply to your position.
  • Interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Coaching, mentoring, or training others and teach coursework as subject matter expert.

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:

  • Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent; or more than ten years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of lending operations and closing procedures.
  • Completes annual required compliance training.
  • Must be willing to participate in at least one CRA related event.
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts and to apply math concepts.
  • Willingness to learn new tasks and approaches for accomplishing assignments.
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listens and gets clarification, responds well to questions, and participates in meetings.

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