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Career Opportunity: Lending Officer

Job Title
Lending Officer
Organization
AgriBank, FCB
Location
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Department
Credit
Experience Level
Entry Level (1-4 years)
Supervisor's Title
VP Lending
Category
Financial Services
Salary Range
DOE, depending on experience
Posted Date
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Closing Date
Open until filled
Job Description

As a key member of the Commercial Lending team, you will be part of AgriBank’s mission to support the people who feed the world.  As a Lending Officer, you will gain exposure to the top organizations within many different agricultural sectors across the United States. In this role, you will work on a team that manages and grows an assigned portfolio of large and complex loan participation purchases. Borrowers’ are large agricultural production operations, and commercial processors and marketers of agricultural products.

Other duties will include:
• Developing and maintaining relationships with lending partners
• Meeting profitability and credit quality targets, while maintain a high level of credit administration
• Analyzing credit requests and monitoring a portfolio(s) for credit quality
• Writing annual industry risk assessments and providing market knowledge for assigned industries
• Participating member of Loan Committee

This position is ideal for someone with a true passion for agribusiness and rural America. Are you ready for a rewarding career where you can make an impact? Join us today!

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree (finance, agricultural business, economics or accounting preferred)
• 0-7 years of experience (Individuals that have the minimum required qualifications up to senior level experience are welcome to apply. The level of the job will be determined based on the candidate’s relevant work experience, in which job functions and level of responsibility could vary.)

Required Knowledge and Skills

• Excellent analytical skills in order to perform complex credit analysis and administration
• Skill in utilizing time in an efficient and effective manner
• Skill in planning and coordinating projects involving multiple stakeholders
• Skill in writing concise, logical, grammatically correct analytical reports to explain credit decisions and industry trends as it pertains to the job
• Ability to work on a team and independently
• Ability to understand complex loan structuring
• Ability to understand and apply risk management principles and policies
• Ability to negotiate agreements to achieve the best outcome for the organization
• Ability to communicate with a variety of different audiences
• Skill in managing and maintaining several relationships with clients and stakeholders
• Knowledge of agricultural industry
• Knowledge of general accounting principles
• Ability to travel (10-25% of the time)

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

AgriBank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process may contact us through the following methods: Phone: 651-282-8647 or Mail: AgriBank, Attn: Talent Recruiting, 30 E 7th Street, Suite 1600, St. Paul, MN 55101.

About AgriBank:

AgriBank is made up of 200 dedicated professionals leveraging our tremendous assets into supporting the people that feed the world. As a leader in the national Farm Credit System, we serve farmers and rural communities with innovative financial services and solutions that allow them to remain strong and stable.

AgriBank is located in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. As part of our commitment to attract and retain the best talent, we offer competitive salary and benefits, including a generous 401(k) plan and time-off plans. We support our employees’ development by offering education assistance, conferences, seminars and other programs.

We offer a flexible and supportive environment that leads to healthy work/life balance.  AgriBank and our employees care about the community--we offer employee matching to partner organizations and paid time off to spend volunteering at a nonprofit organization.

AgriBank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.