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Credit Solutions Contractor Associate

ATR International
Santa Monica, California, 90405, United States
November 16, 2018


Job Location: Santa Monica, CA

Job Duration: 12 months

Job Description:

We are looking for a Credit Solutions Contractor Associate for a very important client.


Overall Objectives:

The Credit Solutions group manages lending/credit for a wide range of credit relationships. Leads the due diligence process and deal structuring process. Partners with the Relationship Management Team for the delivery and negotiation of credit solutions. Owns the underwriting, approval and closing process. Responsible for proactive portfolio management, including maintaining credit quality and profitability targets. Remains abreast of market, sector and competitive trends. Engages and builds relationships with key client stakeholders to remain well-informed, and able to respond to changing circumstances while appropriately balancing client and COMPANY needs. Develops and delivers insights and points of view on loan types and credit/performance trends in sectors/sub-sectors.

Job Skill Level

Conducts due diligence on new opportunities. Aids in uUnderwriting for new loans, renewals, and credit actions related to modifications or changing risk. Supports overall lending process on new deals and modifications to existing deals, from underwriting through documentation and closing. Reviews internal and external information and communicates with internal clients regarding our clients' compliance status, changing level of risk and broader trends in portfolio. Utilizes critical thinking skills in supporting A2/VP’s and Directors/MD’s on actions pertaining to pipeline and portfolio management. Helps to complete underwriting and portfolio management with practices that meet COMPANY policies/procedures in terms of timeliness, completeness, consistency and accuracy. Handles client needs by interacting with appropriate internal and external stakeholders. Develops expertise in COMPANY’s loan types and markets.

Job Complexity

Helps to complete underwriting for credits and prospects with increasing levels of complexity based on experience. Reviews information and prepares other credit actions and action plans based on changing situations/risk. With guidance from the Director/MD or Vice President, contacts established clients and may become responsible for all lending aspects related to a small group of client relationships. Responsible for building increasing levels of expertise and sharing that with colleagues.

Primary Duties

- underwriting, including diligence on information, support in structuring the deal, overall credit approval package preparation and closing (documentation and booking).

- Support proactive portfolio management by reviewing financial and other information (both externally and internally prepared) to properly assess client situations and risk. Participate in client meetings as appropriate to gather and understand information to be able to effectively communicate it to key stakeholders. Ensure proper documentation of our findings and recommended actions through Action Plans, CRR updates, Variances, reporting to partners in Relationship Banking and Credit Administration, and other parts of the bank as needed.

- Ongoing client support associated with the loan-focused needs of the client, including communicating with internal partners and delivering for clients.

- Provide information in support of the development of loan type / business model / sector focused insights. Deliver on responsibilities with increasing scale and efficiency, participating in initiatives designed to drive further consistency and scale where appropriate.