Senior Credit Review Officer

M&T Bank
Baltimore, MD
Jun 05, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
Accountant, IT
Full Time
THIS POSITION CAN SIT IN BUFFALO, BALTIMORE, ALTOONA, or ROCHESTER. BASIC FUNCTION: The Credit Review Team serves as the second line of defense relative to credit risk. The Sr. Credit Review Officer is responsible for analyzing and monitoring of credit quality and loan exposure for the Bank's Commercial and Retail loan portfolios. The Sr. Credit Review Officer makes recommendations for risk rating changes including non-accrual and charge-off through the department hierarchy. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Independently complete reviews of loans for larger, more complex credits, as requested by department management. In accordance with established operational procedures, review and validate the accuracy of individual risk ratings and/or Retail protocol for risk analysis for loans reviewed. Ensure underwriting and credit analyses are sound and appropriately justify and/or mitigate credit risk. Analyze and understand financial data, collateral documentation, and other credit issues. This process includes analyzing financial data and collateral documentation to determine the borrower's cash flow and ability to repay debt and gauging the quality and collectability of collateral. Provide appropriate documentation and support for reviewed loans. Communicate, as needed, with relationship managers regarding loans reviewed. Assist with special projects as assigned and perform additional duties and responsibilities as required. Participate in targeted bank examinations. Understand and adhere to the Company's risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company's Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management. Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable. Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand. Complete other related duties as assigned. NATURE AND SCOPE: As part of the second line of defense, the Sr. Credit Review Officer independently performs assessments and monitoring of credit risk. The Sr. Credit Review Officer has a good understanding of credit policies and procedures, as well as large and more complex loan exposures. The Sr. Credit Review Officer alerts management to credit problems so that action can be taken to ensure timely recognition of appropriate risk ratings with proper accrual designation, reserve and/or charge-off as warranted. MANAGERIAL/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: May provide coaching to Credit Review Officers and assist with staff training. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in a business related curriculum and a minimum of 5 years' experience in commercial or consumer credit, lending, residential mortgage, finance, accounting, audit and/or other relevant experience, OR 9 years' higher education and/or working experience, including 5 years' experience in commercial or consumer credit, lending, residential mortgage, finance, accounting, audit, and or other relevant experience. Working knowledge of credit risk management techniques, credit regulatory guidance, and bank credit administration. Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally. Experience with spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and database software. Ability to multi-task and prioritize to complete work within established timeframes. About M&T At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful,conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future.Job Posting: Apr 13, 2018, 4:44:18 PM Unposting Date: Ongoing

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