Location: Boise Financial Center - 901 West Bannock Street, Boise, ID 83702
As a Lending Assistant you will interact, support and build relationships with a variety of internal and external clients. This is the perfect opportunity to become acquainted with our Commercial Banking products and services. A drive to succeed, desire to learn new skills, an affinity for numbers and a passion for providing excellent customer service are keys to success.
Solve problems in a timely and accurate manner, handling urgent and confidential matters in a mature, professional manner to ensure continued goodwill.
Provide RMs and ARMs with prompt, timely and accurate information as needed to support client relationships and the overall goals of the department and bank.
May personally meet and may make joint calls with officers to build a link with clients. Help maintain strong customer relations on a continuing basis.
As needed, provide information on all bank services, providing seamless referrals, service and follow-through to clients.
Maintain orderly, thorough, and accurate information files on current and potential customers.
Provide officers phone support by accepting and giving out pertinent information, finalizing calls, where appropriate.
Maintain activity/tracking files for each officer to ensure proper receipt of information required to maintain portfolios in a current status. (Items may include financial statements, borrowing base reports, deeds, etc.)
Assist in planning outside calls by preparing a letter to prospect, ordering pertinent background financial information, scheduling meetings, etc.
Organize and prioritize daily workflow in order of importance. Work within generally established guidelines known as "Best Practices" which defines the most efficient way to conduct specific processes.
May make overdraft, service charge waivers, or other assigned decisions on client accounts in officers' absence.
Act as liaison between assigned business unit and other product areas of the bank.
As applicable, prepare requests for new and renewal note and documentation packages as directed by officers, following through to closing until file is complete. May assist with or perform rudimentary financial analysis as directed by officer or senior support personnel.
Work with accounting and other administrative computer systems for research, report generation and check generation.
May prepare inventory and/or disposition schedules of trust and estate property; reviews daily transaction sheets and makes adjustments when necessary.
May be responsible for quarterly construction loan reports, loan fee reports, commercial loan/residential real estate loan documents, appraisal ordering, timely collection of fees, and tracking past due property taxes. Initial contact with clients required. May also close new or renewed loans, occasionally at the client's place of business.
Prepare applicable portions of Credit Authorizations on current clients for lending relationships. Provide transcription of comments, letters, memos, waivers and Credit Authorizations.
Accurate keyboarding skills and extensive knowledge of business software programs, including word processing (Microsoft Word), spreadsheet (MS Excel) and database (Access) applications.
The Washington Trust Bank