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Issue Date  01/28/14
Area  Southern CA
Type  Executive
Company  First Entertainment Credit Union
Job Description  First Entertainment Credit Union, a $1 billion California-based credit union, was established over 45 years ago to serve the employees of Warner Bros. Studios. The credit union has since expanded to serve all the employees of the Southern California entertainment industry. We have 10 branch offices and currently serve over 70,000 members. Our corporate offices are located near the Warner Bros. studios in Burbank.

We are currently seeking an experienced and professional leader to fill the role of the Chief Lending Officer.

As the Chief Lending Officer, you will provide oversight, direction, and control over the Consumer Lending, Real Estate Lending, and Business Lending Departments. This position reports directly to the President/CEO.

The primary responsibility shall be to develop, interpret and administer policies and procedures to ensure the decisions and directives from the President/CEO and The Board of Directors are carried out with respect to all lending activities.

Major responsibilities will be to:

Provide leadership and guidance to the management of all lending departments. Research, develop, implement, and administer current and new lending policies, procedures and practices.

Provide reports, information, and loan portfolio analysis including risk management and risk tolerance to the Board of Directors, executive management, and authorized auditors as requested.

Work with the President/CEO to determine the overall direction of the Credit Union’s lending practices, assuring all loans meet appropriate federal and state legal requirements.

Lead the preparation, strategic planning, and review of annual lending plans to accomplish Credit Union goals.

Ensure that all loans are underwritten in accordance with the Credit Union’s policies and procedures.

Prepare and adhere to the department budget, prepare monthly reports, respond to inquiries, and provide feedback as necessary.

The candidate must have a minimum of a BA/BS in a related field or equivalent experience and 10 years of financial industry experience; with at least five years experience in the credit/lending area of operations, or equivalent combination of education and experience. This leadership position requires experience in product pricing strategies, loan growth techniques, and innovative delivery channels. Other required abilities include an advanced ability to analyze and interpret financial data, excellent organizational, communication and member service/sales skills, superior planning and administration skills and an ability to author polices and procedures. Commercial lending underwriting and analysis is a plus.

As an employer, First Entertainment Credit Union offers a professional, friendly, and cohesive working environment while offering competitive pay and superior benefits which include: paid sick/vacation time, and paid holidays. We also have LTD/AD&D/and Life Insurance, paid medical, vision, dental and pharmacy benefits. We also offer a 401(k) and generous Retirement Benefit plan.

If you are excited about this opportunity, please email your resume to jobs@firstent.org and include in the subject line “Chief Lending Officer.”

Contact Information  Human Resources
Hollywood, CA 90078
email: jobs@firstent.org
Website: www.firstent.org
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