Lease Closing Specialist III - Large Project Team at CoBank in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted in Other 9 days ago.





Job Description:

A career at CoBank can offer you the opportunity to make a personal impact on the people and communities where we do business. When you choose a career with CoBank, you make a difference by standing for something that matters. In order to be the best, we hire the best!


Remarkable Benefits offered by CoBank



  • Careers with a purpose- stand for something!

  • Competitive Compensation & Incentive

  • Benefits Packages, including: Medical, Dental and Vision coverage, Disability, AD&D, and Life Insurance

  • CoBank University robust curriculum -associate training and development, including higher education tuition reimbursement

  • Outstanding 401k - up to 9% matching!

  • Time-Off Packages - Vacation 15+ days, 10 Paid Sick Days, and 10 Paid Holidays

  • Community Impact - United Way Angel Day, Volunteer Day and Associate Directed Contribution

  • Associate Resource Groups - creating a culture of diversity and inclusion

  • Recognize a fellow associate with "GEM" awards, including a monetary value

  • Remote work opportunities


At CoBank, the Lease Closing Specialist III is responsible for origination activities for complex equipment and facility lease transactions, including lease projects and capital market transactions. Accountable for transactional prioritization, documentation, interim funding management, quality assurance, funding and booking activities. Works in a team environment and collaborates with Relationship Managers (RMs), Asset Management, Credit, Attorneys (internal and external), customers and lease partners to ensure that lease origination commitments are fulfilled. Serves as an alternate point of contact for partners and customers when RMs or Account Managers (AMs) are not available.


Basic Qualifications



  • High School Diploma.

  • Three (3) or more years of experience, preferably in the leasing industry; or appropriate combination of education and experience.


Preferred Qualifications



  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in finance, business administration or relevant discipline preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of the Farm Credit System preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of leasing industry, real property documentation, tax and closing requirements.

  • Knowledge of office software applications, Tvalue, CRM, Rapport.

  • Provides mentoring and guidance to lower level associates.

  • Ability to accommodate varying work and scheduling requirements in order to meet deadlines

  • Ability to solve problems, and identify when to escalate issues.

  • Ability to interact with and engage others appropriately at all levels in the organization.

  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word and Excel)

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Excellent detail and customer service orientation.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills


Compensation Information


* Estimated Base Salary Range: $50,000-$65,000


* Target short-term incentive opportunity: 6%


About CoBank


CoBank stands strong as a $135 billion enterprise dedicated to the financial needs of rural America. As a national cooperative bank and a proud member of the Farm Credit System it is our mission to serve as a relevant and dependable provider of credit and other value-added financial services. From our headquarters in Denver, Colorado and our regional banking centers across the US, CoBank provides loans, leases, export financing and other financial services to agribusinesses and rural power, water and communications providers in all 50 states.


CoBank will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.) to fill this position.


CoBank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.