Commercial Banking Associate

  • HomeTrust Bank
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Dec 06, 2018
Financial Services

Job Description

Location : 10 Woodfin St., Asheville, NC 28801
The Commercial Banking Associate (CBA), assists Commercial/Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager(s), commercial customers and prospects with all functions related to commercial loans, deposit services, online banking, and cash management services in order to leverage Relationship Managers' abilities to develop and retain profitable customer relationships. Position also encompasses Construction Loan Administration for commercial loans. Ensures high quality service to client base through communication, problem-resolution and timely, accurate follow-through on behalf of the client and Relationship Manager. Coordinates and maintains positive customer and fellow employee relationships.
Position would be responsible for special projects as assigned. Position may include minor calling efforts to support customer relationships and business development.
Education, Skills and Experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to process work accurately and efficiently
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Proficient math and organizational skills
  • Previous banking experience
  • Basic knowledge of the Bank's products and services
  • Previous commercial banking experience
  • Completion of related courses such as Principles of Accounting, Finance, etc.
Scope of Decisions and Authority
Missing and erroneous documentation have the potential of being costly to the Bank. Customer relations are important to the growth of the loan portfolio. Must be able to take initiative to expedite loans and solve problems with minimal guidance.
Key Accountabilities
Essential Functions:
Assists Relationship Manager(s) with all aspects of the lending process including:
  1. Maintain electronic loan and credit files.
  2. Coordinate deposit account opening, maintenance, online banking, etc.
  3. Partner with Treasury Management Sales Officer to suggest possible services, maintenance, questions, etc.
  4. Prepare account maintenance changes to commercial loans as necessary under direction of Relationship Manager.
  5. Assist Relationship Manager with the completion/compilation of the Credit Approval Package. Also, ensure conditions of approval have been met before the loan closes.
  6. Coordinate preparation of loan and letter of credit packages including, but not limited to: obtain credit reports, UCC lien searches, OFAC searches, obtain insurance, CIP Borrower and Guarantors, enter transactional data in to the origination system, obtain proper disclosures, ensure proper approval authority, order appraisals and evaluations, surveys, environmental collateral screens, etc.
  7. Process loan document packages and prepare for post-closing. Review for completeness.
  8. Assisting Relationship Manager(s) with the review of term sheets, commitment letters, credit memos, etc.
  9. Assist Relationship Manager with the completion of underwriting workbook.
  10. Coordinating loan closings with Doc Prep, customers, attorneys, and Relationship Manager.
  11. Facilitate (if necessary) routine loan disbursements for commercial construction loans and lines of credit as well as other general ledger functions for Relationship Manager(s) and customers.
  12. Maintaining and updating BUILT for residential construction (if applicable).
  13. Coordinating with Residential or Commercial Construction departments when appropriate.
  14. Assist in preparation of loan modifications using the bank's form.
  15. Clear all documentation exceptions in a timely manner.
  16. Pulls and distributes daily/weekly/monthly reports as necessary.
  17. Interface with credit department regarding spreads and analysis requests.
  18. Works with Relationship Manager to ensure overdraft items are worked daily.
  19. Tracks annual reviews, renewing/maturing loan, lines of credit, and letters of credit and notifies action needed each month to Relationship Manager.
  20. Maintain Notary License.
  21. Request (either through customer or Relationship Manager) updated financial information such as tax returns, financial statements, receivables and inventory, borrowing base certificates, etc.
  22. Performs other related duties as assigned
  23. Adhere to all rules and regulations applicable to this position.
Customer Service:
  • Greet and assist customers in person and by telephone, fax or electronic mail.
  • Meet with customers to assist with loan closings at Relationship Manager's request.
  • Work as a team internally and across departments.Maintains good working relationship with offices, credit administration, loan operations, deposit services, and mortgage.
Business Development:
Take advantage of sales opportunities by promoting HomeTrust's products and services.
HomeTrust Bank promotes an equal employment opportunity workplace which includes reasonable accommodation of otherwise qualified disabled applicants and employees.