New Job Senior Loan Officer In Ontario

Senior Loan Officer
Senior Loan Officer

Senior Loan Officer

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $58,900–$88,400 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

IO’s Finance, Technology, and Lending Enterprise Team ensures that IO is a financially efficient and effectively managed organization and that the agency’s finances are monitored, reported, and managed appropriately. The team also manages the infrastructure lending program, which has supported more than $18 billion in local infrastructure development, and IO’s Information Technology and Business Services, providing tools and systems to ensure secure, effective, and efficient operations.

IO’s Loan Program is established to provide low-cost construction and long-term financing to certain eligible borrower sectors. Since inception, the Loan Program has supported over $19 Billion in project value across the province of Ontario.
The bulk of IO’s loan portfolio consists of loans to municipalities across Ontario. The Loan Program also provides financing to other sectors, including not-for-profit affordable housing, not-for-profit long-term care providers, municipally owned local distribution and electricity generation providers, hospices etc. Our projects are evident in nearly every municipality across the province. Consider joining this team which plays an integral role in modernizing infrastructure in your community.
This position requires an individual who can manage the loan application process, short and long-term financing needs, banking transactions, internal/external requests for data, and operation of the loans systems.

For further information regarding IO’s loan program, please visit:

What You Will Do:

    • Manage the loan application process from application to execution and throughout the loan monitoring phase.
    • Manage the loan process for municipal and non-municipal borrowers from application to execution, while working closely with other cross-functional areas such as legal, credit, account managers, IT, treasury and finance toensure timeliness and customer satisfaction.
    • Work with account managers, underwriting, legal and credit as necessary to ensure appropriate documentation is in place and all requirements are met prior to advancing funds and to ensure proper monitoring loans
    • Oversee the work of Loan Officers to ensure achievement of objectives and deadlines, and provide input to professional development and HR/management issues as appropriate.
    • Provide excellent customer service to clients to execute loan advances, communicating directly with external clients to discuss loan applications, provide guidance and education to clients to determine upcoming financing options/needs and to resolve outstanding concerns.
    • Work with external auditors on a yearly basis on items pertaining to loan operations, including loan applications and agreements, short and long-term financing and systems controls.
    • Proactively recommend and implement changes to the loans process and workflow system for review by the Manager, Loan Administration, as appropriate.
    • Define business requirements for systems development as they pertain to loans, banking and data storage and retrieval and work with IT to implement.
    • Participate in all loan system User Acceptance Testing including testing and evaluation of all loan system upgrades, reconciliation of data and information, identification of problems or errors and recommends solutions.
    • Work with legal to ensure all conditions precedents listed in the applicable closing agenda are completed prior to advancing funds. This includes all legal and credit documentation requirementse.g. Officers’ Certificate, Certificate of No Litigation, Environmental Reliance Letter etc.
    • Review all documentation required to execute the municipal and non-municipal lending transactions for completeness and accuracy and recommends approval to the Manager.
    • Position manages hundreds of transactions per year representing $0.5-1.0B
    • Directly accountable for all loan program financial transactions, ensuring they are executed accurately and on-time for all outflows of principal and interest on both short and long-term loans.
    • Act as backup for Manager, Loan Administration and other Loan Officers when on leave/out of the office.

Who We’re Looking For:

    • Comprehensive knowledge of financial theories, principles and practices.
    • Familiarity with Municipal Act and/or other legislation applicable to the different borrower sectors (e.g. municipalities, affordable housing providers, long-term care providers) is an asset.
    • 3+ years of experience providing financial loan administration and client service in the public or private sector environment
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to provide information and advisory services to IO management and staff, stakeholders and municipal contacts.
    • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to work within tight deadlines.
    • Ability to manage documentation and complex processes.
    • Advanced database/spreadsheet skills (Excel, Access, etc.) and ability to analyze, interpret, and synthesize financial data to prepare reports.
    • A strong understanding of loan managements systems

What's in it for You:

    • Commitment to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture that promotes a sense of belonging and represents and reflects the needs of the communities we serve. A flexible, hybrid work approach that allows colleagues to find balance between their professional and personal lives and making the most of the benefits of working remotely and purpose-driven in-person collaboration opportunities. A defined contribution pension plan, where IO contributes the equivalent of 5% of a full-time employee’s annual salary, with an option for IO to match an additional 2.5% contribution made by the employee. IO also offers a Group Retirement Savings Plan and Group Tax Free Savings Account, designed to help IO colleagues plan and save for their future. A comprehensive package that covers health, dental, vision, out-of-country care, paramedical services, and more. A pregnancy and parental leave program that offers expecting, eligible employees a top-up to 93% of their annual base salary for 31 weeks, and our parental leave program offers eligible employees a top-up to 93% of their annual base salary for 15 weeks. Access to our $500 Healthcare Spending Account to top up expenses not covered in the benefits program and a Lifestyle Account that expands the eligibility of health and wellness options and can include coverage for gym memberships and fitness equipment, nutrition counselling or financial planning. Support for professional development opportunities for all colleagues through a broad range of learning programs that include in-person and online training, leadership development, and support for colleagues’ well-being. IO will also cover the costs associated with up to two membership and license fees per year for eligible colleagues if directly related to the employee’s role. Access to a suite of virtual healthcare options to support non-urgent medical needs. A convenient, central location at 1 Dundas St West, easily accessible by public transit.
    • This posting will close on Friday, March 17th, 2023 at 11:59 PM.
    • Please apply as soon as possible as interviews will occur on a rolling basis until the role is filled.
    • The salary range for this position is $58,900 to $88,400 with a corresponding job level of P2.
At Infrastructure Ontario, we strive to create a culture that encourages a diverse equitable and inclusive environment that fosters belonging. We believe that experience comes in many forms and through learning from each others’ differences and perspectives gives us strength. We are committed to enhancing our culture and encourage applications from all walks of life. Let us know if you require any accommodations for the selection process, by contacting the Talent Acquisition Team.

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