The Credit Administrator will be responsible for assisting the Chief Credit Officer in ensuring the overall performance and quality of the Bank’s loan portfolio. The position will evaluate and approve/decline credit requests, for assigned lenders, that exceed their signing authority. Responsibilities include monitoring the credit quality of assigned portfolios to help ensure that established risk parameters are being adhered to, ensuring compliance with all regulatory and credit policies of the Bank, providing assistance to lending officers in managing credit risk and assisting with the development of relationship managers, credit analysts and any other colleagues involved in the evaluation of credit. Reviews and evaluates the most complex credits. Acts as a technical expert for complex credit products.
Successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 year’s experience in Commercial Lending, and at least five years of lending approval authority. Experience in Agricultural Lending would be beneficial. Wheatland Bank has historically maintained excellent asset quality through prudent lending practices and excellent borrower relationships. Candidate must share these values and support our credit culture, and have the ability to assist leaders in pre-flighting and structuring transactions, while keeping the bank’s best interests in mind, thereby balancing the production and growth goals of the Bank with maintaining excellent asset quality.
Must have strong interpersonal skills with excellent credit, problem solving and decision making skills. Must possess a strong sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines.