Georgia's Own Credit Union

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Loan Officer

at Georgia's Own Credit Union

Posted: 9/5/2019
Job Reference #: 742
Keywords: loan

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Assist members with their consumer lending needs in an efficient, accurate and professional manner. Analyze lending requests and make credit decisions or recommendations based on lending policy. Create opportunities for expanded member relationships by determining member needs for additional Credit Union products and services through effective cross selling recommendations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Interview members to obtain information concerning their lending needs, earning, and financial condition.
  • Analyze current financial position of members to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money.
  • Evaluate the members need and explain the various lending programs that are available. Once you have collected the pertinent information, make recommendations to the member on which lending option would suit their specific need.
  • Make decisions to approve, disapprove, or get a supervisory consult to grant a decision on the loan.
  • Ensure detailed notes in the internal notes/comments section pertaining to each individual are taken and then stored.
  • Willingness to work extended hours as business and staffing needs dictate.
  • Meet or exceed cross selling goals for Credit Life and Disability Insurance, Visa accounts, and additional auto coverage options.
  • Participate in sales development activities.
  • Stay current on and in compliance with all Credit Union policies, and state and federal lending regulations.

While many things have changed throughout our long history as a credit union, acting with purpose—whether it’s serving our members, giving back to our communities, or cultivating our employees—has remained the foundation of what we do. Banking On Purpose explains our character and motivation. It drives our decision-making, and is the underlying reason why people should choose us as an employer and financial institution. Banking on Purpose is not just a tagline—it is our mission and vision, both internally and externally.

Required Skills
  • Knowledge of consumer lending policies, procedures, products and services.
  • Ability to operate loan processing system and all equipment and software needed to complete job functions.
  • Competence with Financial Reports and other decision-making tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective analytical problem solving, organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and various projects in given time frame.
Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related discipline or equivalent professional work experience.
  • Two years sales experience in a financial services institution with measure success.
  • Minimum of two years lending experience.
  • Ability to operate loan processing system and all equipment and software needed to complete job functions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. All employees must be able to communicate face to face or through technology with or without reasonable accommodation. Employee will be in an office environment (well-lighted, heated and air-conditioned) typically stationed at a desk or table. Employee will be asked to sit and stand for various increments of time, and to lift/push up 10 lbs. Clerical office duties on various forms of technology are required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

SAFE ACT Disclosure

All positions that have lending responsibilities must comply with all requirements under the SAFE ACT, as well as the union’s policies and procedures related to the SAFE ACT. This includes an obligation on the employee’s part to ensure that NMLA registration pertaining to the SAFE ACT is kept current. The employee must notify the credit union within 30 days of any changes that need to be reflected on the NMLS Registry.

EEO Disclosure

Georgia’s Own Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with obligations under federal law, every company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance women, minorities, disabled veterans, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans.

Job Location
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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