Tennessee Bankers

1710-2 Loan Assistant

Reliant Bank is a fast-growing community bank headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee.  Reliant’s market area includes Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner and Williamson Counties in Middle Tennessee and Hamilton County in East Tennessee. We are currently seeking a Loan Assistant for our Brentwood Main Office. This presents an excellent opportunity for a motivated professional to work in a challenging and rewarding environment. The exempt position reports to the SVP, Construction Banking Manager.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

Responsible for the administration of various types of loans.  Handles activities such as processing loan payments, construction draw advances, perfecting loan collateral and maintaining loan files.  Assists commercial bankers with new loan requests, renewals and modifications.  Assists commercial bankers with documentation and collateral exceptions.  Responds to routine customer service questions and resolves problems.  

 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES

•    Supports designated commercial bankers
•    Provides excellent customer service to both internal and external customers, including recommendation of appropriate bank products and services
•    Gathers information to efficiently process transactions and requests
•    Assists commercial bankers with the preparation of loan approval workbooks for new loan requests, including ordering credit reports
•    Orders construction inspections and coordinates with customers the funding of construction draw requests
•    Assists commercial bankers with gathering financial and corporate documents from clients
•    Works within established criteria to approve draws and maintain construction draw files
•    Coordinates loan closings between bank, borrower, and title company, and closes loans as needed
•    Communicates with attorneys and title companies to schedule closings, requests and reviews documentation such as attorney-prepared loan packages and settlement/HUD/closing statements, and to ensure smooth closings
•    Communicates with insurance companies to ensure correct lien holder clause and property coverage amounts are on required insurance certificates
•    Disburses loan funds as needed
•    Prepares cashier’s checks, official loan checks and initiates wire transfers
•    Prepares tickets for loan payments
•    Quotes payoffs and processes loan payoffs
•    Processes payments, payoffs, wires, transfers, etc., through online entry system
•    Assists commercial bankers with past due loans and maturing loans
•    Adheres to strict guidelines and timing requirements for consumer real estate loans
•    Responsible for reviewing exception/tickler reports and clearing items
•    Promotes the Bank’s products and services whenever possible; participates in bank sponsored events, networking opportunities, and volunteer opportunities whenever possible

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

•    Associate’s degree or equivalent professional experience in the banking or financial industry preferred
•    Previous experience in a loan setting preferred
•    Excellent customer service skills required
•    Maintains a well-developed, working knowledge of bank products and services through self-motivation, seminars and in-house training
•    Good understanding of financial institution product and services
•    Ability to communicate effectively through both written and oral formats
•    Must be detail oriented
•    Strong organizational and prioritization skills
•    Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills
•    Demonstrates a commitment to accuracy and quality while meeting deadlines
•    Good general math and analytical skills
•    Maintains a professional image with public interaction

Reliant Bank offers competitive compensation and full benefits including medical, dental, vision, health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, and 401(k).  Qualified candidates may submit their resume via e-mail to HR@reliantbank.com.   Reliant Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.