• Commercial Equipment Leasing Credit Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    Equipment Leasing
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for the management of all Commercial Equipment Lease for the small to mid-ticket market products; promotes business for the Bank by developing and maintaining meaningful products for customer base. This position will be responsible for coordinating, underwriting and ensuring the Commercial Equipment Lease Credit Department, while adhersing to all Bank policies and procedures, as well as, all applicable state and federal banking regulations. This position is responsible for gathering and analyzing data on current and potential customers for portfolio reporting purposes to Chief Risk Officer.

    Ensures compliance with established Bank policies and procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of, adherence to, monitoring and responsibility for compliance with state and federal regulations and laws as they pertain to this position including but not limited to the following: GLBA (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act), Regulation Z (Truth in Lending Act), Regulation DD (Truth in Savings Act) Regulation B (Equal Credit Opportunity Act), Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd Frank Act), Elder Abuse Laws, Bank Secrecy Act in conjunction with the USA PATRIOT Act, Anti-Money Laundering and Customer Information Program, Right to Financial Privacy Act (state and federal) and Community Reinvestment Act.



    • Supervises credit officers and credit analysts and other support staff in the underwriting of Commercial Equipment Lease/Loans.
    • Reviews and recommends appropriate loan structures based on credit and borrower information to determine loan eligibility.
    • Conducts site visits, meetings, and interviews with borrowers.
    • Conducts financial and repayment analysis with a focus on cash flow, liquidity, leverage, debt service coverage including global DSC analysis to assess and identify a borrower’s repayment ability.
    • Makes recommendations for approval or non-approval.
    • Attends, prepares and presents new and additional credit proposals in loan committee meetings.
    • Performs thorough analysis of combined DSCR for underwriting of guarantors.
    • Reviews all third party reports, appraisal, environmental, title and property condition assessment and ensure adherence to the Bank’s loan policies and procedures;
    • Reviews legal documents, appraisal, environmental, and other reports
    • Prepares credit approval memos in compliance with the Bank policy and procedures
    • Provides direct support to Banking Manager to develop and analyze all relevant credit information in conjunction with account officers pertaining to more complex commercial and business loans.
    • Provides leadership, training and supervision to team members on Company’s lending guidelines and regulations.
    • Processes, solves and answers complex customer transactions, problems or inquiries.
    • Review and correct credit memorandums prepared by team members,
    • Consistently applies superior decision making techniques pertaining to inquiries, approvals and requests as they apply to existing policies and procedures, keeping within assigned approval limits and using these instances as learning tools for employee development;
    • Performs personnel actions including performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, and interviewing candidates for employment; supervises the daily activities of the team including, but not limited to, effective delegation of assignments, developing work schedules and providing necessary training.
    • Ensures adherence to the Bank’s loan policies and procedure;
    • Plays a positive role in the development and growth of assigned department staff through excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, along with strong delegation skills assuring a highly cross-trained staff.
    • Assumes responsibility for various job duties in the absence of staff members or in overload situations.
    • Follows policies and procedures; completes tasks correctly and on time; supports the Bank’s goals and values.
    • Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational values; accepts responsibility for own actions.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes working environment free of harassment of any type; builds a diverse workforce and supports affirmative action.
    • Follows policies and procedures; completes tasks correctly and on time; supports the company’s goals and values.
    • Performs the position safely, without endangering the health or safety to themselves or others and will be expected to report potentially unsafe conditions. The employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations and orders issued pursuant to the OSHA Act of 1970, which are applicable to one’s own actions and conduct.
    • Performs duties specific to the position and other functions as assigned.


    These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this position. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform the position in a satisfactory manner. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines. 

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; or 10 years of related experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Work related experience should consist of an in-depth background in Commercial Equipment Leasing and supervisory skills. Educational experience, through in-house training sessions, formal school or financial industry related curriculum, should be applicable to the financial industry.
    • Speaking, reading and writing in Korean is a plus.
    • Ability to deliver bilingual customer service in Korean, Gujarati, Urdu, Hindi, Chinese, Vietnamese, or Spanish is preferred. 
    • Advanced experience, knowledge and training in progressively responsible Company administration, management and supervisory activities.
    • Advanced experience, knowledge and training in all Commercial Equipment Leasing Products; including portfolio management and acquisition.
    • Advanced knowledge of related state and federal banking compliance regulations, Company operational policies and procedures, and the Company’s products and services.
    • Proven ability to effectively train and instruct others in a formal classroom or one-on-one environment.
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to provide leadership, supervision and training for 10 or more employees using positive supervisory techniques to ensure maximum productivity; demonstrated ability in organization and delegation skills.
    • Some knowledge of human resource and labor laws and policies.
    • Intermediate skills in computer terminal and personal computer operation; mainframe computer system; word processing and spreadsheet software programs.
    • Able to make conclusive recommendations and decisions based on independent analysis
    • Intermediate math skills; ability to calculate interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages; balance accounts; add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; locate routine mathematical errors; compute rate, ratio and percent, including the drafting and interpretation of bar graphs.
    • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions and instruct others, train personnel, write reports, correspondence and procedures, and speak clearly to customers and employees.
    • Thorough understanding of management procedures; ability to plan department or Company activities (setting objectives, developing strategies, budgeting, and developing policies and procedures); initiative to organize various functions necessary to accomplish department or Company activities; effectively staff (selecting, training and developing employees); directing employees towards the desired objectives (delegating, motivating, resolving problems); controlling the function (developing performance standards, measuring results, taking corrective action and rewarding employees as appropriate).
    • Ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations.
    • Ability to work with no supervision while performing duties.
    • Current driver’s license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage if required to drive in the course of performing assigned duties and responsibilities.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


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