AVP / VP Loan Officer
Full-time position that will be posted both internally and externally.
1. Bring value to the customer. Manage the total AgCountry value proposition and business relationship at the individual customer level.
2. Administer credit. Implement established credit disciplines, processes and policies through delegated loan decisions, loan servicing, and analysis of loans.
3. Develop and execute business and sales plans. Develop and maintain plans for assigned portfolio/territory that summarizes opportunities, threats and needed resources. Maintain documented relationship plans for all key customers and prospects and attain business goals through sales execution.
4. Develop and maintain personal and professional skills. Develop and maintain a high-level knowledge of business concepts and AgCountry products and services. Proactively develop and maintain a high level of knowledge about production agriculture, commodity marketing, agricultural economics, technology, and other specifics pertinent to the assigned portfolio, industry, segment and/or territory. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of sales and marketing techniques, as well as solid credit skills and relationship building skills.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
Degree in business administration, economics, finance, agribusiness, or related field and/or experience equivalent to the degree.
Strong communication, negotiating, problem solving and administrative skills.
Superior time management and personal management skills.
Demonstrated ability to work with others, strong teamwork, and leadership skills.
Sound financial judgment and lending acumen.
Ability to analyze a wide variety of financial information and identify creative solutions.
Demonstrated ability to make timely decisions
Prior lending or related experience.
Working knowledge of risk management products such as MPCI, Hail Insurance and DRP.
Knowledge of the financial services industry, commercial banking, and the Farm Credit System.
Knowledge of lending disciplines and the Association's credit portfolio.
Check out these amazing benefits you’ll get as an AgCountry employee:
Family friendly work environment
A company focus on employee development, career growth, and education
New employees start with 3 weeks of vacation per year (increases over time)
All employees earn 15 days of sick leave per year
Time off also includes 12.5 paid company holidays
We’re proud of our industry leading 401k employer contribution up to 9% (3% fixed, 6% matching)
4 weeks paid FMLA leave (includes parental leave)
Annual bonus pay opportunity
Company paid disability and life insurance
Paid volunteer time
Employer paid logo clothing program
Employee wellness programs
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Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
EMPLOYEE REFERRAL PROGRAM: Employees are encouraged to refer qualified candidates to the HR department. If hired, employees will receive a $1000 referral bonus after the candidate has 3 months of service with AgCountry. For more details, please see the Employment Guide or ask a member of HR.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.