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Career Opportunity: Consumer Lending Officer

Job Title
Consumer Lending Officer
Compeer Financial
Ottawa or Sycamore, Illinois
Experience Level
Entry Level (1-4 years)
Supervisor's Title
Sales and Customer Relationships
Salary Range
DOE, depending on experience
Posted Date
Monday, January 8, 2018
Closing Date
Open until filled
Job Description

On July 1, AgStar Financial Services, Badgerland Financial and 1st Farm Credit Services joined together as Compeer Financial, strengthening our commitment to the agricultural community.

Title:  Consumer Lending Officer
Office Location:  Ottawa or Sycamore, IL

Position Overview:  The individual’s primary responsibility is the sales of consumer purpose and home mortgage origination loans in rural areas and communities. They will build strong client relationships with proven loan volume and client satisfaction results. The individual will combine his/her consumer lending and business knowledge with an in-depth understanding of each client’s current financial position in order to provide innovative and workable alternatives to create solutions for the client.

Successful candidates will:

  • Work closely within assigned offices and sales teams, as well as with closing, processing and underwriting to communicate quantitative and qualitative information for loan processing, balance credit risk with portfolio growth, create innovative credit packages to meet client needs.
  • Aggressively market and sell credit and related services, establishing new market relationships which contribute toward attainment of Compeer goals and business objectives.
  • Network with current and prospective clients, as well as industry professionals to provide new ideas and useful home mortgage information.
  • Provide “value added” business concepts within the dynamic technological and financial environment.
  • Maintain and develop a strong understanding of finance, macroeconomics, and especially competitive products and services.
  • As part of the ongoing consultative relationship with each client, identify and work with clients experiencing financial stress to minimize risk and losses.
  • Develop and maintain a significant “professional presence” throughout the local community.
  • Actively participate in various related professional groups as an important step in demonstrating knowledge and commitment to rural communities and the agricultural industry.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, agriculture or related field; or equivalent work experience.
  • 2 + years consumer lending sales or service experience or other related experience.
  • NMLS registration will be required.
  • Proven decision making, negotiating, influencing, and strategic selling skills.
  • Requires solid computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and client databases.

Compeer Financial, headquartered in Sun Prairie, WI, exists to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America like never before. If you are interested in empowering those in agriculture and rural communities to achieve their goals and expand their possibilities, we invite you to learn more about our organization. We are looking for innovative, dynamic and collaborative team members to join our team.

We offer great benefits including:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Health insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.)
  • 401k (3% Compeer contribution & up to an additional 6% match)
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Educational assistance
  • Training and development programs

Qualified candidates please apply online at www.compeer.com/careers.

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.