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

Loan Processor

Territory: Lexington, TN


Individuals in this position have the primary responsibilities of ensuring each new loan, renewal and modification get processed and booked in a timely and efficient manner. At times, this involves dealing with the branch officers and/or assistants. This group also handles paying some invoices, recording collateral items as needed.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

1) Processing new loans, renewals and modifications in a timely manner and making sure transactions entered are in balance.

2) Paying invoices and recording collateral.

3) Opening all internal mail for the department, preparing the loans and modifications in folders for booking, and separating items that go to other departments.

4) Answering emails and incoming phone calls in a timely manner.

 

Education / Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent education and experience is required. Prior banking/lending experience or exposure is highly desirable. Knowledge of loan/lending terminology is important. Prior experience with processing/booking loans is a plus. Successful completion of FirstBank compliance certification program.

 

Knowledge & Skills:

1) Demonstrated ability to be accurate, flexible and organized. Attention to detail and the ability to be composed under pressure is very important.

2) Knowledge of FirstBank loan policies and procedures and knowledge of lending terminology.

3) Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

4) Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and under the pressure of deadlines.

Equipment & Software:

Computer and keyboard, telephone, email, calculator, fax and general office equipment.

Contacts:

Frequent contact with bank loan officers and assistants. Some contact with outside businesses in regard to invoices or collateral recording.

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