Commercial Loan Underwriter

East 57th Street Partners

About the job

We at E57 Partners are looking for a skilled professional for one of our banking clients to become their next Commercial Loan Underwriter. This bank is a community bank with massive growth that fully encompasses and invests in these core beliefs: excellence, service, trust, community, and being innovative. They care for their clients the same way they treat their employees and that is with servitude, doing the right thing, and knowing that following those principles will lead to success and growth.
The right candidate for the Commercial Loan Underwriter needs to have an entrepreneurial spirit, team-oriented, laid back yet hard-working personality, with a great sense of humor. This position has massive growth potential with the possibility of eventually leading a department. The perfect person will love the smaller bank feel of not being corporate, be excited to help grow a bank that is already in major growth mode, and like to work as a team player all while having a great time.
This position will be Responsible for underwriting commercial and commercial real estate loans that follow the Bank’s underwriting standards and all applicable federal laws, rules, and regulations. This position will also support the EVP Credit and Risk Management with data collection, analysis, model support, and development of credit risk reports and projects.

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience3+ years of related experienceDeep understanding of CRE loans

Evaluates the creditworthiness of current and prospective commercial borrowers through the review of financial statements, tax returns, public information databases, internal payment history, and any other information Experience with Hospitality and SBA underwriting a plusResearches and analyzes financial information, interprets findings, and prepares various reports for use in loan underwriting and post-funding loan reviewsEngage in consultative dialog with borrowers and loan officers to review credit issues and obtain additional information, including outside calls as required.Prepares credit memos documenting credit analysis and supporting narrative for credit decision recommendations presented to various Loan Committees Ensures loan requests are underwritten consistently and in accordance with the Bank’s Loan PolicyIdentify high-risk credit situations, take appropriate actions, and notifying Executive Management Manages assigned credit transactions, ensuring loan requests are handled efficiently and processed in a timely manner

Advanced knowledge of commercial and commercial real estate origination, underwriting, and data analyst skillsFormal credit training

Develops and maintains advanced knowledge of the financial industry, economy, and market conditions; remains informed of trends and developments in local markets and changes to regulations governing commercial real estate loans; and assimilates new government regulations and applies this knowledge to improve and maintain quality and consistent underwriting.

Advanced proficiency in Excel and banking software (Core reporting writer, LOS, etc.)

Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail

Knowledge of Horizon core platform preferred

This is East 57th Street Partners…

At E57 Partners our business is professional accounting, human resources, technology, executive search, and strategic business advisory services. Our products are high caliber, self-motivated, and self-managed professionals who provide superior value-added consulting services and technology solutions at a fair price. We are dedicated to using the best people, tools, processes, and technology to serve the best interests of our clients.

Our goal is to be our clients’ first choice by exceeding each client’s expectation through unmatched service, professional expertise, and unquestionable integrity. This is E57 Partners… where the competitive advantage is quality people achieving outstanding results.

Our Core Principles:

We can only deliver what we sell by hiring only select employees who share our values and by maintaining an environment through which the top professionals in their field would choose to work.

At E57 Partners, we care about our employees and seek to create a family-oriented workplace wherein the team is encouraged to sustain a healthy work/life balance, along with the highest degree of professionalism, collaboration, and mutual respect.

We value servant leadership, high energy, fun and an environment where people thrive at being the best at what they do. We enter each relationship with a spirit of gratitude, service to others and transparency.

We wake up every day knowing that “it is not about us.” But rather, it is about the community we serve, the clients who trust us and the importance of doing what is right above all else.

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