Santander Bank, NA Credit Officer in Melville, New York
Credit Officer - 1803049
Santander’s Commercial Banking Division is an active provider of capital, treasury management and risk management solutions to thousands of small and mid-sized companies in the northeast and across the country. We also have expertise and provide service to specific industry sectors including real estate, asset based lending, energy, education, health care and government.
Our clients rely on the strength of Santander’s balance sheet and the degree to which our relationship managers understand their businesses in order to develop the most relevant and compelling solutions. In addition, Santander’s significant international presence in regions around the world uniquely positions us to help companies grow their business, both near and far.
The Credit Officer will be responsible for evaluating and making decisions on renewals, modifications and new deals ensuring quality and soundness for credit transactions. Manages approval and commitment process (e.g. Committees) ensuring compliance with Credit Policy and accuracy of documents and supporting exhibits. Works with Regional Managers and clients negotiating and communicating final deal structure and terms. Continuously monitors and proactively manages risk/exposure and compliance with Credit Policy for assigned portfolio. Visis clients and reviews client performance and financials. Also provides guidance and mentoring to Credit Analysts.Responsible for evaluating financial performance of borrower and based on a variety of factors determining an appropriate risk rating. Responsible for making decisions or recommendations on renewals, modifications, etc. Works with Relationship Manager and clients.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Compliance with the requirements of the applicable laws and regulations, including the bank's AML / BSA / OFAC / CIP program, and all other relevant laws and regulations
Visits and interacts in person and via phone/email with existing customers and potential customers on credit or risk related matters. May identify cross sell opportunities
Authenticates all post loan closing activities, including conditions precedent to closing, are accurate and complete
Communicates final deal structure, pricing, terms and conditions to client and Sales team maintaining integrity of formal Committee Approvals
Continuously monitors and frequently visits clients providing an independent review of credit quality, client risk/exposure, risk ratings, compliance with Credit Policy and compliance with terms and conditions of legal agreement for assigned portfolio
Identifies early client risk/exposure, early detection of volatile industries and markets for assigned portfolio within designated region
Manages approval process ensuring accuracy of approval documents memorandum, supplemental exhibits and underwriting is compliant with current Credit Policy standards and practices
Authorizes decisions in areas of credit transactions, risk ratings and extensions of credit within limits of individual authority and makes recommendations on others.
Evaluates structures, risk rates and underwrites companies with risk exposure or potential risk exposure to the bank. Ensures appropriate compliance with all band requirements and loan covenants.
Negotiates terms and conditions of Credit with Relationship Manager.
Responsible for formal credit review processes such as Monitoring as well as Credit File reviews, Audits, Compliance Reviews etc and on an on-going bases reviews for accuracy and completeness all formal loan documentation, comments and updates
Responsible for the quality, integrity and soundness of all financial analysis, underwriting and credit approval processes for an assigned portfolio
Proactively manages credit risk and exposure for an assigned portfolio; initiates credit modifications and risk upgrading/downgrading, modifying terms and frequency of covenants, financial reporting, collateral security, audit schedule
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent experience.
3+ years experience as a Credit Analyst, Senior Loan Senior Loan Workout Analyst, Senior Portfolio Manager, Senior Underwriter.
Ability to interact with all levels of management, work within a team environment and work independently.
Ability to work with large databases and datasets for extraction and conversion into useful business information.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
Strong negotiation and presentation skills.
Strong organizational and administrative skills. Ability to multi-task.
Strong technical and analytical skills.
Strong written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Thorough knowledge of financial statements, accounting principles, Credit Policy, applicable laws and industry data sources.
Job : Commercial Risk Support
Primary Location : New York-Melville
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : May 8, 2018, 6:26:29 PM
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