Loan Support Specialist

CWB Financial Group - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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CWB Financial Group is a diversified financial services organization providing specialized service in business and personal banking, trust, and wealth management across Canada. Our approach to business is straightforward: we work hard and with integrity, we practice common-sense thinking, we’re accountable for our actions, and we care about our people. We’re incredibly proud of the work we do every day to help our clients grow their businesses, manage their money and realize their financial potential! Learn more at .

Loan Support Specialist – 12 month term

Canadian Western Bank’s Credit Support Group is having a major growth spurt! What does this mean for you? Opportunity, of course!

We are currently undergoing an organization wide standardization of our credit groups in Loan Administration, Loan Support, Collateral Securities and Loan Monitoring. We are expanding and there is room for more!

We are looking for someone who inspires change – dynamic individuals who want to be part of an exciting new group that will help us support our branches like never before. In our new Regional Centres, located in Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver, chip in as part of the team, by providing varied services to Canadian Western Bank's loan portfolio in a regionally centralized environment.

Located in Edmonton , the Loan Support Specialist is responsible for contributing to the loan support team, loan origination and servicing Canadian Western Bank's loan portfolio. This role will support the Manager, Loan Support to drive a high level of quality and standards, risk management, and strong data integrity. In this role, you will support the organizational transition from a decentralized to centralized credit support process.

What you will get from us

An approach to people like nowhere else: The way we value each other as a team isn’t just spoken – It’s felt. Our corporate culture is one of respect and caring that recognizes the individual.
The opportunity to make a difference - our culture thrives on idea-sharing, collaboration and the ability to create impact.
Rewarding, enterprising and engaging atmosphere where you will be able to see your contributions at work.
Understanding balance: We know our people have places to go, people to see and good times to have when they’re not at work and we support that.
An award-winning benefits packages that includes 100% company-funded health coverage (dental, vision and prescriptions), health care spending account, a flexible wellness program and cwbalance day (extra day off with pay!).
Company ownership: Every employee has the opportunity to be an owner with our employee share purchase plan (ESPP).
Our commitment to your success and development: On-going career conversations and personalized professional growth opportunities.
Competitive salary and pay for performance incentives.
Continual learning opportunities and professional development training to grow your talent and realize your aspirations and potential.

What you will do:
Support and champion continuous improvement measures for all Credit Support processes specific to loan administration, maintenance and funding

Support various areas of responsibility such as:
Reviewing client documentation management using WAVE
Reviewing shareholder ownership documentation
Utilizing WAVE to setup customer and request levels
Collateral valuation and providing input
Reviewing potential exposure and risk mitigation
Establish a reciprocal and client-centric relationship with the credit support department and branch network while stabilizing the efficiencies and governance of a standardized structure.
Correspond with branches both verbally and in writing regarding centralized loan processing and branch inquiries
Ensure smooth daily operations and maintenance of consistent centralized service workflow.
Ensure standardized loan administration processes are followed and data integrity is consistently achieved, monitored and maintained.

Who you are:
Diploma in Business Administration including financial accounting and financial statement analysis course

Minimum 3-5 years commercial credit and support experience.
Knowledge of commercial lending, loan administration and credit processes.
Experience in loan administration, collateral securities, credit processes, and complex commercial loans.
Knowledge of commercial lending policies, procedures, regulations, documentation, compliance issues, collateral securities and audit requirements.
Strong knowledge of the Banking System, Loan Origination Systems, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Forms.

Understanding of banking products for retail and commercial banking, in addition to equipment financing
Customer focused, with ability to engage in and drive multiple initiatives simultaneously in a fast paced, high volume, work environment.
Identify efficiencies and continuous improvement opportunities that align with corporate culture.
Creative problem solving and conflict resolution skills, with the ability to diffuse challenging situations and find common ground.
Respectful, dedicated, and self-motivated teammate with experience in peer-to-peer coaching and mentorship.
Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact expertly with a diverse group of partners in a non-client facing environment

Closing Date:
  • P osition closes at 12:01am on indicated close date

Inclusion & Diversity

CWB Financial Group is committed to being an equitable employer, providing an inclusive environment for a diverse workforce. We believe that inclusion has power. In fact, that’s one of our values. We know that diverse teams unleash new ideas and perspectives. We work to create an organization where people can be proud of who they are, and allies for those around them. We know that there is power in our differences and we are committed to providing equitable treatment to all employees, applicants and clients. And beyond that, we celebrate our people and those differences. We’re always looking for talent that believes these things too.

Accommodation or Accessibility

Applicants requiring accommodation, please reach out .

Application Process:
Applications are only accepted via our online recruiting system.

We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Final candidates for this position will be required to undergo security screening, including a credit and criminal records check.