Commercial & Industrial (C&I) Relationship Manager
The Relationship Manager is independently responsible for the generation and management of a large and complex loan and deposit portfolio for new and existing C&I clients o. The Relationship Manager evaluates the client’s needs and aligns those requirements with the appropriate bank products and product partners; performs the initial vetting and structure of loan transactions, including the preparation of term sheets; directs the underwriting of loan transactions, including the analysis of financial statements, with support of a Portfolio Manager (PM) and the bank’s Credit Department; presentation of credit packages to the appropriate parties for approval; works with the Portfolio Administrator (PA) and/or outside counsel to prepare loan documents and close the loan transactions.
- Evaluates, structures and oversees the underwriting and analysis of client and prospect loan requests, and makes appropriate recommendations for approval.
- Ensures that the bank’s policies and procedures are adhered to throughout the loan origination process.
- Coordinate PA, PM and Commercial Deposit Officer (CDO) activities as it relates to loan and deposit origination and portfolio management.
- Actively identifies and develops cross-sell opportunities across all bank product lines.
- Participates in networking events, community events and develops / maintains a network of referral contacts and Centers of Influence (COI’s) within the market.
- Actively monitors and administers the loan portfolio to gauge credit quality.
- Proactively services and grows the C&I loan and deposit portfolio to provide an acceptable return to the bank while concurrently managing risk by mitigating past dues, overdrafts, loan documentation exceptions, and any other undue credit risk.
- Reviews loan documents, internally and attorney prepared, for accuracy prior to loan closing.
- Independently coordinates the activities of the PA, PM and CDO. Provides leadership, coaching and support to PA’s, PM’s, and other team members.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office.
- Complex credit analysis and decisioning skills.
- Ability to structure, price and manage complex and large portfolio transactions to achieve organizational goals.
- Broad knowledge of banking products and services.
- The ability to lift up to 20lbs.
- Travel as required.
- Ability to work effectively in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment.
- The ability to work independently and in teams.
- Ability to handle multiple assignments and adapt to change in the work environment.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Highly motivated, self-driven individual who can think strategically, operate independently and take accountability for the function.
- Ability to motivate, influence and collaborate with others both internally and externally.
- Must have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and prioritize your focus on most impactful activities.
- Strong oral and written communication skills when interacting with internal and external clients.
- Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
- The ability to effectively manage others.
- Demonstrates a commitment to Relationships F•I•R•S•T in all areas of job performance.
- Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred with five (5) years of related commercial banking experience. Seven (7) years of experience may be substituted for a degree.
- Formal or in-house credit training required.
- Knowledge of Asset Based Lending, Government Contract Lending, and/or Credit/Special Assets desired.
- Management experience preferred.
- Proven ability to achieve success in a corporate sales environment.
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