Lending Administrative Specialist

Fairfax, VA
$22-$25 per hour (depending upon experience)
Aug 12, 2023
Oct 11, 2023
Full Time
Lending Administrative SpecialistCommunity Business Partnership (CBP), headquartered in Springfield, VA, is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to help start and grow small businesses in Northern Virginia and surrounding areas. The organization provides affordable access to capital to underserved and underbanked micro and small business owners in its approved lending market.CBP is currently seeking a Lending Administrative Specialist to help support the Business Finance Center (BFC) and the organization's increased lending operations. The successful candidate will also assist in improving the applicants and borrowers' engagement process as part of the lending team.This position reports to the leadership of the Business Finance Center at Community Business Partnership. The Loan Administrative Specialist will work with other CBP programs and staff as needed to meet the overall CBP objectives and serve the needs of the low-income, socially disadvantaged community we serve.Responsibilities:ALL duties are to be performed as directed by the BFC leadership, authorized by CBP management, and in accordance with the organization's lending policies along with applicable funding source requirements:Perform and supports the monthly/bi-monthly loan billing processes;Assist the BFC leadership with maintaining and monitoring of delinquent loan portfolio management;Process delinquency notices and communicate with delinquent borrowers;Supports loan prospects and new loan applicants by providing guidance and assistance during the pre-application and application period, as needed;Assist with loan origination in accordance with established loan funds, loan policies, and procedures;Assist in the preparation of approved loan funding packages and communicate with qualified borrowers, as required;Assist with maintaining funding database(s);Monitors adherence to all organizational and loan policies and procedures;Assist and support reporting requirements as spelled out in contracts and grant agreements;Data entry processing as required by each job function;Effective and timely communication; andPerform other duties as required and assigned.Required Qualifications / Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:The position of Loan Administrative Specialist, Business Finance Center, requires loan underwriting procedural experience and an understanding of small business;Two years minimum loan underwriting or support experience;Two years of administrative professional office support experience;Must be able to maintain confidentiality;Knowledge of funding principles, methods, procedures and resources;Proficiency with MS Office software, Lending Software/Applications experience;Detail oriented and exceptional attention to detail;Excellent time management and organizational skills;Ability to assess priorities, organize, and operate in a flexible manner;Ability to work independently and meet strict deadlines;Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels;Excellent communication skills; andWorks well with a team and is flexible to meet the needs of the organization.Preferred Qualifications:The ideal candidate will have small business knowledge;Familiarity and experience with business and financing issues a plus;Experience working with community-based programs or serving in community-based programs is preferred;Non-profit lending experience a plus;Business experience a plus; andPublic speaking skills a plus.*Must be able to pass a background check to work on our federal lending programs including SBA.

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