Loan Officer June 23, 2020

June 23, 2020, Plains Land Bank, Amarillo, TX

FLSA Status: Exempt
Full-Time, Including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401K Benefit Options

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Agricultural Economics, or a related field, or equivalent experience and two (2) or more years of experience as a loan officer or loan officer trainee.

Job Purpose and Scope

Recommends or approves loans in assigned territory within the limits of specific delegated authority. Develops and manages loan portfolios including loan originations in the trade area served by the association. Has some latitude for decision making; works under moderate supervision.

Essential Functions

  1. Responsible for developing and marketing new business within their service area.
  2. Assists prospective and current borrowers with their credit needs and with formulating solutions to credit related issues.
  3. Makes and services leases, loans for operating equipment and real estate, and offering other related services such as cash management products and crop insurances within delegated authority and in accordance with association policies. Makes and/or conveys decisions on loan approval, structure and pricing. Responsible for exercising credit risk management responsibilities on loans within area of responsibility.
  4. Conducts simple to moderately complex credit analyses. Analyzes balance sheets, income statements, and cash flows of potential borrowers to ascertain creditworthiness. Maintains current, adequate and verified financial information on borrowers and guarantors as required by association policy.
  5. Performs loan servicing tasks, which may include partial releases, subordination’s to mineral leases and right of ways, division orders, reamortizations, assumptions, severance agreements, insurance claims, additional advances, extensions and conversions.
  6. Ensures that all assigned loans are properly risk rated, assigned loss given defaults are correct and performance status assignments are proper.
  7. Complies with proper credit administration practices as outlined in the association’s policies and procedures.
  8. Performs collections on assigned loans and assists senior-level staff and management with collections on all loans in the portfolio. Works with delinquent borrowers to obtain satisfactory loan performance.
  9. Assures that adequate insurance coverage is maintained as required by loan conditions and monitors ad valorem taxes to insure that such taxes are paid on the security.
  10. May assist with the title examination process on perspective loans to ensure validity of liens on property pledged as collateral or security interest on chattels. Prepares loan closing packages and facilitates the loan closing process as required in accordance with all applicable association and FCA policies and regulations.

Other Duties

May perform appraisals, inspections and/or collateral evaluations in compliance with district and Association standards and procedures. May assist with or attend public relations functions for the Association.

Skill Requirements

General knowledge of accounting/financial systems. Specialized knowledge of accounting/finance principles. Skill in oral and written communication. Basic skill level in Microsoft Office applications. Ability to perform basic to intermediate-level accounting/financial analyses under moderate supervision.

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