North Dakota Bankers
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Commercial Lender

Position Overview

Build new commercial loan business for First Western Bank & Trust through securing, structuring, and closing loans; maintain and provide customer service to existing loan portfolio. 

Job Functions

• Conduct sales calls and meet with prospective and existing customers to establish new loan business 

• Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality in carrying out responsibilities 

• Represent the bank in local community at meetings/events to market the bank’s products and services 

• Administer individual loan portfolio including commercial and other assigned loans  

• Interview loan customers to determine lending needs 

• Work with the Small Business Administration and Bank of North Dakota to qualify customers for participation lending programs  

• Negotiate direct lending terms as well as collateral and payment structures


 • Bachelor’s degree in business or finance related field

 • Minimum 5 years’ experience in bank lending, loan review, compliance or finance

 • Strong understanding of financial statements and credit standards

 • Knowledge of business management principles preferred


 • Strong interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication

 • Sound judgment and decision-making skills

 • Demonstrate professionalism in working with all levels of management and customers

 • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

 • Computer processing skills and knowledge of Microsoft programs (i.e. Excel, Word)

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