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Commercial Lending Manager

Commercial Lending Manager

Job Description

BOK Financial (BOKF), based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is one of the top 25 bank holding companies in the U.S. The company's stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the ticker BOKF. BOK Financial's holdings include BOKF, NA, BOSC, Inc., Cavanal Hill Investment Management, Inc. and The Milestone Group, Inc.  BOKF, NA operates the TransFund electronic funds network and seven banking divisions: Bank of Albuquerque, Bank of Arizona, Bank of Arkansas, Bank of Kansas City, Bank of Oklahoma, Bank of Texas, and Colorado State Bank and Trust.
Our continued growth can be attributed to focusing on core objectives which include investing in top talent, maintaining diverse revenue streams and expanding our regional presence with the goal of becoming the premier financial services provider in each of our markets. Our proven strategies create value for shareholders, clients, employees and communities.
 Join us as a Commercial Lending Manager
The Commercial Lending Manager is primarily responsible for managing commercial loan portfolios comprised of small industry groupings or limited geographical regions; coordinates the lending activities of a team of commercial loan officers; makes and services a variety of large and often complex loans to customers within defined market. This includes making and servicing a wide variety of business and individual loans, both secured and unsecured, the majority of which involve large amounts of money and/or important customers. Functions as a financial advisor regarding the full array of bank products and services that will meet client needs; markets both credit and non-credit products.
  • Directs and supervises the work of area personnel; determines work priorities and schedules work assignments; interviews and recommends candidates; evaluates, orients, counsels and trains subordinate personnel and recommends associated personnel actions; supervises and develops staff of line account managers to ensure effective maintenance and development of existing account relationships and solicitation of new business.
  • Defines annual department objectives; develops operating plan, including budgets and manpower requirements, in compliance with senior management decisions; develops department programs to comply with organization requirements. 
  • Analyzes effectiveness of programs and recommends changes in policies and procedures to meet goals and objectives; drafts proposals for new policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates the commercial banking business development program and officer call schedule as it pertains to the assigned team or unit.
  • Calls on major commercial accounts to develop new relationships with prospective clients and retain existing business; promotes the bank's services and introduces customers to other departments when a service can be rendered.
  • Assists team members with complex account relationships and guides less experienced members of the team in matters relating to credit policy and complex financial arrangements; approves credit beyond the lending limits of team members; serves as a resource to team loan officers in the areas of marketing, new business development and loan analysis and servicing.
  • Negotiates loan proposals; analyzes and evaluates credit requests and writes loan commitments; recommends appropriate credit grade; makes oral presentation to loan committee; implements approval or declination action.
  • Participates in community and professional activities in order to enhance the bank’s image and expand personal network of business contacts for the development of new business.

Job Requirements

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Finance and 10+ years of commercial lending experience or equivalent work experience.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of credit underwriting and complex accounting issues
  • Advanced knowledge of loan documentation (including legal aspects of loan transactions), policy and regulations
  • Specialized advanced knowledge of commercial banking products and market factors in order to serve customers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to prepare and deliver persuasive oral and written reports and presentations; the ability to communicate with senior level management, regulators and executive officers
  • Leadership ability and team building skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to sell within the financial services industry with advanced negotiating skills
BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees.  With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!
Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance, Banking, Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID US-10123
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Commercial Lending Manager

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