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FirstBank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

MH Credit Assistant

Territory: Knoxville, TN

FirstBank is seeking qualified applicants to fill our Credit Assistant Position which represents the bank in our Specialty Lending Division. This position works directly with our credit managers on our fastpaced lending team. Daily responsibilities include reviewing loan applications and documents for accuracy, entering customer data into electronic databases, working with customers and retailers, and fulfilling clerical duties. Individual may also be assigned special projects/task as may be deemed necessary. This position is also responsible for updating and maintaining spreadsheets.

The successful candidate should have strong organizational, multi-tasking and problem solving skills. This position does interact with customers and external vendors, so candidate should possess proper phone etiquette and handle different personalities well. The candidate must have excellent relationship building skills and have an outgoing sales type personality to be successful in contributing to our expanding. This position requires the individual to be very detail oriented and precise with attention to detail.

Skills required:

Strong Microsoft Computer Skills- Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Sales Experience- Previous sales experience preferred, but not required.

Lending Experience - Experience in Lending and understanding of Regulations preferred, but not required.    

Education: At a minimum, a high school diploma, College degree in accounting or finance preferred, but not required.  

Excellent Written Communication Able to write concise clear letters, reports, and emails.

Relationship building Able to establish and maintain a good rapport and cooperative relationship with clients and co-workers.

Detail Oriented Able to pay meticulous attention to all aspects of a situation or task.

Reliability Must be dependable and trustworthy.

Accuracy- Typing skills are a must. Work is correct and error free and within company and regulation polices and guidelines.

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