Healthcare Small Business Credit Officer III

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Department Overview

Are you an experienced underwriter with a desire to join and grow with a talented, highly productive team? Small Business Specialty Lending serves the healthcare segment (medical, dental, eye care, veterinary, and other) and is seeking skilled credit officers to serve our internal and external customers.

Job Description

The Small Business Credit Officer III acts as the final decision authority on small business loan applications while following sound lending practices, policies and procedures. The Small Business Credit Officer III ensures compliance with established underwriting guidelines, quality and production guidelines, as well as Federal Banking Regulations and Government Reporting requirements including but not limited to Fair Lending, Know Your Customer, Bank Secrecy Act and other applicable Anti-Money-Laundering policies.

Job Requirements

Senior level loan decision authority up to position authority limits including independent exception and high risk authority as defined in credit policy
Acts as a mentor and participates in the on-going development of the Underwriting Staff
Conducts credit investigations and analyzes financial information pertaining to Small Business relationships with Commercial Credit exposure up to Small Business highest authority limits
Assesses analysis prepared by underwriters for accuracy and compliance with policy, guidelines and procedures in all prepared loan recommendations to arrive at an appropriate credit decision; including historical financials, business and personal cash flow analysis, applications data, review of credit bureau and business bureau reports / Fair Isaacs Scoring Data, management profiles, and application data
Notes any deviations from the small business loan policy, procedures and guidelines and identification / mitigation of key credit risks, and decision of appropriate structures in order to reduce credit risk
Identifies small business credit applications that require Small Business Administration/Agency credit enhancements and decision respective applications accordingly
Renders final credit decision within individual lending authority limits, based upon the strengths and risks, collateral analysis, historical financials, business and personal cash flow & balance sheet analysis, ratio & trend analysis, review of credit bureau and business bureau reports / Fair Isaacs Scoring Data, management profiles, business/product cycles, industry information, projected operating performance, application data and the ability to repay the proposed debt
Considers and discusses alternative structures and overall assessments with market, sales personnel and Customers
Sets conditions of lending and involved with post approval review with the post approval team to ensure conditions of lending are met or appropriately mitigated prior to loan closing
On an as needed basis, underwrites Small Business Loans and performs historical business financial analysis and cash flows, including communicating with the borrower's accountant (as needed) to gain a better understanding of the company's accounting practices
Meets turnaround requirements of a high volume loan production environment, while maintaining strong quality of work produced
Maintains a satisfactory level of portfolio delinquencies and charge-offs.
Ensures departmental compliance with TD Bank Credit Policy, Federal Banking Regulation and Government Reporting requirements.

  • Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position.

  • Qualifications

    4 year degree or equivalent experience
    7-10 years related experience required
    Prior single signature lending authority required
    Thorough understanding of credit underwriting and industry practices
    Previous business and personal financial statement and cash flow analysis required
    Expansive problem solving skills and the ability to blend technical knowledge and good business judgment when making loan decisions
    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to motivate underwriters individually and in a team environment as well as flexibility to work with various levels of sales and market personnel
    Proven leadership skills including coaching, counseling and mentoring of underwriting staff
    Proven excellent organizational, multi-tasking, analytical, time management and decision-making skills
    Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities ensuring adherence to required turnaround times
    Comprehensive knowledge of commercial loan laws and regulations required
    Advanced PC skills (Microsoft Office)
    Small Business Administration/Agency experience preferred


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