Loan Officer / Senior Loan Officer
AgriLand Farm Credit Services - Texas

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Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Agricultural Economics, or a related field, or equivalent experience and three (3) or more years of related experience in the lending field.

Job Purpose and Scope:
Recommends or approves small, routine loans in assigned territory within the limits of specific delegated authority. May develop and manage loan portfolios including loan originations in the trade area served by the association. Has prescribed limits for decision making; works under moderate supervision.

Essential Functions:
Assists prospective and current borrowers with their credit needs and with formulating

solutions to credit related issues.

Makes and services loans and leases within delegated authority and in accordance with association policies. Makes and/or conveys decisions on loan approval, structure and pricing. Responsible for exercising credit risk management responsibilities on loans within

area of responsibility.

Works closely with more senior loan officers and other staff to gain a sound understanding of credit analysis. Conducts simple credit analyses. Analyzes balance sheets, income statements, and cash flows of potential borrowers to ascertain creditworthiness. Maintains current, adequate and verified financial information on borrowers and guarantors as required

by association policy.

Ensures that assigned loans are properly risk rated, assigned loss given defaults are correct and performance status assignments are proper.

Complies with proper credit administration practices as outlined in the association’s policies and procedures.

Works with one or more assigned appraisers to gain an understanding of the appraisal process. Obtains appropriate evaluations for the credit being extended and ensures they are in compliance with district and association standards and procedures.

Performs loan servicing tasks, which may include partial releases, subordination’s to mineral leases and right of ways, division orders, re-amortizations, assumptions, severance agreements, insurance claims, additional advances, extensions and conversions.

Works closely with more senior loan officers and other staff to gain a sound understanding of the loan classification process. Assists with monitoring and reporting overall loan portfolio conditions and other reporting as necessary.

Assures that adequate insurance coverage is maintained as required by loan conditions and monitors ad valorem taxes to insure that such taxes are paid on the security.

May assist with the title examination process on prospective loans to ensure validity of liens on property pledged as collateral or security interest on chattels. Prepares loan closing packages and facilitates the loan closing process as required in accordance with all applicable association and FCA policies and regulations.

Working Relationships:
Frequent interaction with customers, association departmental staff and management. Occasional interaction with association senior management, CEO, and/or board of directors. Occasional interaction with Farm Credit Bank of Texas staff. Frequent interaction with area professionals including real estate agents, commercial bankers, and others who deal with the association in the normal course of business.

Skill Requirements:
General knowledge of accounting/financial systems. Specialized knowledge of accounting/finance principles. Skill in oral and written communication. Basic skill level in Microsoft Office applications. Ability to perform basic to intermediate-level accounting/financial analyses under moderate supervision.



Responsibilities as outlined in no way state or imply to be the only duties for this position. Employees will be required to follow any job-related instructions and perform any job-related duties requested by the supervisor. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. Regular attendance is required in this job. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

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