Credit Operations - Lending Support Officer

Arbuthnot Latham

Credit Operations - Lending Support Officer

Salary Not Specified

Arbuthnot Latham, City of Westminster

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 19f08ef0e2eb4296923d2ba98bf3e5ff

Full Job Description

We have a newly crated vacancy within Lending Support which forms part of the Credit Operations Team. The Lending Support Officer will work alongside busy Private and Commercial Banking teams and Credit departments whose involvement with the Bank's Credit process is comprehensive. The Lending Support Officer will focus on providing pro-active support to the Private and Commercial Banking teams and Credit Operations team.

This role provides a first-class service to the Private and Commercial Banking teams, whilst ensuring that the lending complies with the Bank's policies and procedures.,

  • Control the drawdown process working closely with Private and Commercial Banking and Credit Operations.

  • Track completion of Conditions Precedent to ensure a smooth drawdown process.

  • Ensure the timely payment of legal and valuation invoices.

  • Ensure collateral data held by the bank is correct and up to date.

  • Complete documentation to allow releasing of collateral as appropriate.

  • Process loan redemptions including closure of loans.

  • Indexing lending documentation.

  • Assist with Credit queries and seek solutions to issues that may arise.

  • Build and monitor good stakeholder relationships to ensure quality service is provided at all times.

  • Review processes and suggest changes where appropriate.

  • Involvement with project work as and when the opportunity arises.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Credit Operations Manager or Head of Credit Operations.


  • Risk:
  • Responsible for managing risks inherent to the role by diligently observing internal policies and procedures.


  • Key Interfaces:
  • Private and Commercial Banking

  • Credit

  • Treasury

  • Finance

    Knowledge/Experience

  • Good banking background with an emphasis on Credit

  • Detailed and demonstrable knowledge around all areas of Lending

  • Experience with High Net Worth clients is desirable

  • Have a working knowledge of CCA and MCOB rules

  • A good understanding of Banking systems

  • Good IT skills, and a good understanding of Microsoft office

  • Good written and verbal communications skills

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

  • Ability to multi task and manage conflicting priorities with minimal supervision, Degree level education or equivalent work experience in the lending area., Team Working

  • Client Focus

  • Working Proactively

  • Communication and Confidence

    Arbuthnot Latham has been associated with banking since 1833. We combine private and commercial banking, wealth planning and investment management. We believe in traditional relationship and service-led banking powered by modern technology.

    Arbuthnot Latham is committed to equal-opportunities for all staff and candidates. We embrace inclusion & diversity and understand why they are critical for the success of our business and people.

  • Agile working

  • Competitive salary, pension & holiday allowance

  • BUPA Health cover

  • 4x Life Assurance

  • Income Protection scheme

  • Discretionary bonus

  • Market leading maternity/paternity and menopause policies

  • Flexible benefits


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