Commercial Loan Underwriter II

Position Number: CLU II
Location: San Jose, CA
Hours: M-F

Position Summary:

POSITION SUMMARY

The incumbent is responsible for the underwriting and credit recommendations for Commercial/Business Banking, Commercial/Small Business Administration (SBA) and Consumer loan products, operating under the policies and procedures of the Credit Union and within standards, applicable laws and regulations. Makes decisions on loans within credit authority or makes recommendation to a manager.

Responsibilities:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES

Loans up to $250k
Reviews Commercial and Consumer loan applications, including lines of credit, SBA, vehicles, ACH, and Remote Deposit Capture for requests up to $250,000.

Possess and applies a thorough knowledge of Tech CU programs and requirements, and specifically Tech CU policies and procedures.

Corresponds with applicants, creditors, or financial center staff to resolve questions regarding application information. Performs due diligence by gathering information about client relationship, related credit exposures and pertinent market data.

Analyzes and spreads financial statements/tax returns for the Borrower and guarantors. Evaluates collateral, covenants, Accounts Receivable and Payable agings, credit reports, etc.; Completes various cash flow models on the individual, business, property and/or global basis.

Completes written Credit Approval Report (CAR) according to Tech CU guidelines for the applicable loan program; Identify and evaluates key underwriting issues and potential transaction risks. Critically review, evaluate and approve all third party reports that become part of the package. Provide concise risks and mitigants/recommendations;

Makes decision to approve, recommend for approval or decline the request.

Examines loan documents for accuracy and completeness.

Manages assigned Commercial loan portfolio. Acts as Relationship Manager by interfacing with members to obtain required financial information. Ensures files are complete, orderly, and accurate.

Loans above $250k
Is available to underwrite SBA loans above $250k for the Commercial Banking Division and seeks out overflow work from that division.

Vets potential lead lenders and negotiates terms with same for possible participation loans.

Underwrites complex participation loans ensuring the loan presented by lead lender meets Tech CU underwriting guidelines.

Develops and asks questions of lead lender regarding borrowers’ condition and ability to re-pay loan.

Analyzes and makes recommendations to management regarding the purchase or decline of complex participation loans which are presented to Tech CU.

Responsible for acquiring all relevant credit and financial data including; financial statements, tax returns and other credit information to underwrite the credit request or potential participation loan.



Service
Acts as the liaison between Credit Administration and the financial centers for Business Banking. Mentors the Business Banking Specialists in the Financial Centers and provides guidance. Provides telephone support to financial centers for potential loan prospects. Accompanies Business Banking Specialists on site visits, as necessary.

WORKPLACE ESSENTIALS

Supports the Credit Union’s Mission & Vision and Lives the Tech CU Values (Accelerate, Collaborate, Innovate, & Cultivate).
Meets on a monthly basis with manager to discuss goal alignment, performance metrics, and development plans.
Adheres to Policy & Procedure put forth in employee handbook; upholds employee Code of Conduct/Ethics, and ensures confidentiality of the workplace.
The employee will comply with all rules and regulations as defined by applicable regulatory agencies. The employee will also adhere to all internal controls and security measures designed to ensure regulatory compliance with State and Federal laws.

Qualifications:

Typically has at minimum:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Business, Accounting, Finance or Economics.

Experience: 5 years of increasing responsibility and experience in Commercial lending, including SBA loan programs. Consumer credit experience is a plus. Must have experience with credit analysis.

Knowledge/Skills:
• Strong skills and experience in lending including the structuring of SBA and commercial loan requests.
• Has basic knowledge of consumer lending rules, regulations, policies, and procedures within the financial services industry.
• Solid understanding of credit analysis, utilizing real property operating statements, business and personal financial statements, and business/personal tax returns.
• Must possess a strong working knowledge of the institutions’ Credit Administration operations, documentation requirements, regulations, policies and procedures. Good knowledge of accounting, financial statement and cash-flow analysis, and financial model analysis.
• Good Understanding of Global Cash Flow (GCF).
• Proficiency in PC applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
• Highly organized, with strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong service and team orientation.
• Operation of automated tools sufficient to effectively perform job duties.

Physical Requirements: Ability to sit 85% of the day. Keyboard and read computer screen for 90% of time during which one is seated.

Travel: Holds a clear & valid California Driver’s License. Possesses current automobile insurance and is willing to drive one’s own auto to conduct Credit Union business. The applicable IRS mileage reimbursement rate will be provided for business/credit union approved business travel.

THIS POSITION DESCRIPTION IN NO WAY STATES OR IMPLIES THAT THESE ARE THE ONLY DUTIES TO BE PERFORMED BY THE INCUMBENT EMPLOYEE. HE OR SHE MAY BE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW OTHER INSTRUCTIONS AND TO PERFORM OTHER DUTIES/PROJECT RESPONSIBILITIES AS DIRECTED BY HIS OR HER MANAGER.

Starting Pay Range:

$76,200-$95,000



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