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VP/Consumer Lender at Firstar Bank

Posted in Banking 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Fort Smith, Arkansas

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Consumer Loan Officer responsible for business development and growth of Consumer loans and bank products, plus management of a loan portfolio comprised of small to medium size loans

Position duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interview loan applicants to develop information concerning their needs, desires, abilities, and earnings to determine whether a loan may be an acceptable risk

  • Develop and manage commercial and consumer loan portfolios

  • Make decisions on loans and terms if within own lending limits or make recommendations to the CEO and give presentations to the Executive Loan Committee when necessary

  • Analyze loan requests and develop written proposals to the Executive Loan Committee

  • Ensure timely delivery of technically accurate spread sheets, loan monitoring activities, and annual exposure reviews to facilitate a sound credit portfolio

  • Manage maturing loans, past dues, exceptions, and deposits of the portfolio

  • Coordinate the origination and closing of loan requests

  • Ensure compliance to government regulations and bank policies

  • Develop business opportunities in the market place, including commercial/consumer loans, real estate loans, deposit products, investment products and treasury management products

  • Direct and assist support staff, as needed

  • Represent the Bank in various civic and community functions to further enhance its image and develop or promote additional business/consumer relationships

  • Project a positive and helpful image to all customers of the bank

  • Complete annual training as required

  • Other duties as assigned

Skills, Abilities, and Experience:

  • One year of portfolio management experience preferred

  • Understanding of commercial lending principles and practices as well as knowledge of government/compliance regulations

  • Financial analysis skills, negotiation and sales skills

  • Knowledge of credit analysis

  • Well-organized and good time management skills

  • Ability to be proactive and positive when dealing with customers

  • Comfortable with working in a team environment

  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills

  • Ability to work independently, without close supervision, in a fast-paced environment

  • Interpersonal skills with all levels of the organization

  • Proficient computer skills – Microsoft Office Suite


  • BS Business Administration preferred

Standards of Performance:

Standards of Performance are based on goals and objectives set annually