SMBC is seeking an Associate level Team Leader for our US Corporate Loan and Operations is a part of the Business Control Department Americas Division. HE/SHE will be responsible for servicing a syndicated loan portfolio in which the bank is a participant. The Senior Team Leader supports, guides and directs the team's specialists and administrators. This is a tactical and transactional role with a broad range of responsibilities related to the department and the bank's objectives. Follows established guidelines to identify and resolve problems and frequently uses discretion in consultation with experts and peers.
Job sits in NYC and will move to Jersey City, NJ.
Essential Responsibilities: (US Corporate Loan & Operations - NJ)
Trains and coaches staff; provides daily performance feedback and technical expertise.
Assists loan specialists to ensure loan servicing is accurate and approved.
Manages end-to-end work flow; prioritizes team tasks in accordance with departmental objectives.
Generates reports to monitor and track department activity; verifies reports for data integrity.
Manages and leads new business and product initiatives.
Liaises with technology partners in the project management and implementation of upgrades, maintenance, system testing or new applications.
Adheres to all applicable internal and external regulatory polices and procedures.
Participates in Disaster Recovery exercises to ensure smooth recovery of applications in the event of unplanned business disruption.
Experienced in varieties of loan servicing including all aspects of funding
Interpret credit agreements and related documentation
Follow instructions very well; detail-oriented
Understand all aspects of deal/loan administration functions and tasks
Expert ability to interpret credit agreements and related documentation.
Advanced understanding of all aspects of loan or deal administration functions (including all aspects of funding).
Functional experience managing processes and projects across multiple business and technical areas
Customer focused team player with expert verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Use of LIQ preferred, but not required, or like loan system
Understanding of bilateral and syndicated deal structures
Trouble-shoot basic loan related functional problems/issues
5 to 7 years of comparable or relevant experience
Experience managing a team of loan specialists in a highly matrixed banking or financial institution is preferred.
Preferred: BA / BS (or equivalent experience)
Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics or comparable discipline is a plus.
MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, LoanIQ