Tennessee Bankers

1802-1 Loan Assistant

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



Responsible for the administration of various types of loans.  Handles activities such as processing loan payments, construction and line of credit 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.



•    Supports Commercial Lending Officers as assigned 
•    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 with the preparation of loan approval workbooks for new and renewal loan requests, including ordering credit reports
•    Orders construction inspections and coordinates with customers the funding of construction draw requests 
•    Assists 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 assists in the closing of loans as needed 
•    Communicates with attorneys and title companies to schedule closings, requests and preliminarily reviews loan documentation packages and settlement/HUD/closing statements 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



•    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.