Commercial Loan Assistant
Eureka Springs, AR
Responsibilities and Expectations
Process and close commercial loans while providing accurate and detailed support.
Complete all pre-closing requirements.
Once Loan Officer provides loan approval and/or commitment letter, request an estimated closing date, prepare loan document request form, input loan information into Loan Systems, and gather supporting documentation, and submit requirements and request for document preparation.
Close loan in conjunction with Loan Officer, collect any fees required from borrower to deposit to loan suspense, prepare funding (if applicable) - wiring instructions, etc.
Send applicable items to be recorded: mortgages, assignment, modifications of mortgages, SNDA's, Landlord's consent, etc.
Copy original note for file; send required booking documentation to Loan Operations; Prepare Blue/Red Files with loan documents, supporting documents, financial info, etc. for post-closing document review.
Assist in managing loan officer's portfolio.
At times, assist officer in pre-underwriting requirements/documents to the credit department (case by case basis).
Discuss with Loan Officer and create action plan regarding:
Delinquency/ O/D / Past Due List
Maturities (Matured Loan List)
Follow up on recorded mortgage or final title policy
Process advance/draw requests as directed when needed and verify compliance.
Bank Compliance, Laws, Regulations.
Keep up-to-date on all laws and regulations
Complete necessary responsibilities to maintain compliance
Follow bank processes and procedures.
Maintain active and open communications, and provide quality customer service to both internal and external customers.
Communicate (when necessary) effectively with:
Vendors (attorneys, title/insurance companies, county/state offices, etc.)
All Bank Customers
Understand and follow the applicable laws and regulations for job responsibilities including but not limited to Equity Bank Business Ethic and Conduct policy, Bank Secrecy Act, Information security, and Suspicious Activity reporting requirements.
Perform other duties as assigned or required.
Required Skills & Education
High School diploma or required
1-3 years of banking experience preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills and professional manner
Computer skills, especially the ability to work in Windows based systems
The above statements are intended to generally describe the nature and level of work to be performed by most people assigned to this job. It is not intended as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements.
This position requires standing, walking, bending, and squatting on a regular basis. May require the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch or reach with hands and arms. Requires the ability to carry, lift, move or push up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis. Must be able to talk and listen to others. Frequently uses hands and fingers to handle or feel. Requires ability to see up close and distant, distinguish colors, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position regularly works in an office setting. Most of the job duties require the employee to be working with computers and electronic media on a regular basis.
Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer and will not make employment decisions based on an applicant's race or skin color, national origin or ethnicity, religious beliefs, age, sex, physical or mental ability.