Bilingual Technical Credit Analyst

November 19, 2020

Job Description

The incumbent is responsible for analyzing credit accounts (high risk mortgage renewals, HELOC and ULOC accounts, insured rescue solutions, investment loans) and providing solutions directly to customers or other internal departments (Client Services, Collections, Retail etc.). The incumbent will provide superior service in a high-pressure environment. The incumbent is responsible for complying with the Bank's Credit policies, strong negotiating with clients and advisors, to minimize potential loan losses for the Bank. Skills required will be a blend of credit analysis, customer service, negotiation, and some knowledge of collection practices and remediation activities.The role will require a thorough knowledge of debt ratio calculations and application of credit underwriting principles.

Responsibilities

ºContact customers based on assigned accounts (upcoming renewals, line of credit decision tree outputs). ºFor mortgage renewals, the incumbent will apply a risk based pricing premium to upcoming renewals and will advise the retail network of the recommended pricing increase or decrease.ºFor high risk HELOC and ULOC, the incumbent will probe the client about current financial stability, investigate current credit worthiness and develop recommendations for approval (change payment structure, adjust the credit line etc.) ºFor high risk investment loans, the incumbent will review under-collateralized loans, review the customers current financial stability and develop recommendations to remediate the loans in a timeframe acceptable to the Bank.ºThe incumbent will be expected to keep the client's financial health at top of mind in the analysis of credit accounts. ºCreate and mail out the necessary letters / authorizations to support their efforts.ºCo-ordinate effectively with multiple teams, and act as the central point of contact for information regarding decisions undertaken whether negotiated with the client directly, or based an analysis of the current file only.ºMaintains a high level of product knowledge to provide professional and courteous guidance to clients.ºKeeps informed and up-to-date to various legislation, procedures, standards and policies related to the products and services offered by B2B Bank, as well as B2B's distribution channels.ºSubmits recommendations to improve work processes to Operations (Adjudication) Management.ºCarries out any other similar or general task at the request of their Management team that may be required by their function.

Qualifications

ºUniversity Degree or College Diploma in business or a related field, with 1 to 2 years of related experience.ºUniversity degree or College diploma in Business Administration, or in a related field.ºSuccessful completion of Credit Management courses or designation through the Credit Institute of Canada is an asset.ºCredit underwriting and pricing experience is an assetºAbility to use initiative and good judgment in a decisive but fair manner to resolve difficult situations. ºResults oriented, diplomatic, and adept at building customer relations. ºExcellent problem-solving and negotiation skillsºAbility to work closely with others in a team-oriented environment. ºStrong written and verbal communication skills.ºKnowledge of financial services industry and lending products.ºComputer literacy in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Outlook a must; familiarity with using large and complex financial database systems; ability to learn inquiry functions in back office processing systems.ºBilingual French/English is a requirement

Additional Information

Founded in 1846, Laurentian Bank Financial Group (LBCFG) is a diversified financial services provider whose mission is to help its customers improve their financial health. The Laurentian Bank of Canada and its entities are collectively referred to as Laurentian Bank Financial Group (the "Group" or the "Bank"). With more than 2,900 employees guided by the values of proximity, simplicity and honesty, the Group provides a broad range of advice-based solutions and services to its personal, business and institutional customers. With pan-Canadian activities and a presence in the U.S., the Group is an important player in numerous market segments.Qualified candidates will be contacted.No unsolicited Agency referrals please.

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