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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016

Synovus Financial Corp. Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Original Posting date:

Job Title:
Commercial Assistant

Area of Interest:

Requisition Number:

The Bank of Nashville

Gulch Crossing-2nd Floor




Full Time


Minimum Requirements:
Minimum Education: High School Diploma
Minimum Experience: Two (2) years job specific experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Banking experience
- Understanding of the operational/deposit functions and general knowledge of lending
- Ability to balance administrative functions and meet service expectations
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Effective organizational skills
- Excellent customer service skills
- Strong working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications

Additional Job information:

Job Description:
Job Summary:
Provides administrative and operational support to the commercial area of the bank. Will provide customer service at the highest levels to both internal and external customers, which will include performing research and resolving account/customer issues. Works closely with commercial bankers, and provides telephone and in person service to commercial banking customers.

Job Duties and Responsibilies:
Responsible for supporting one or more Commercial Bankers with large and complex loan portfolios by assisting in the management of customer relationships by processing transactions, renewing loans, resolving account/customer issues and providing various other administrative support. Performs functions using a variety of banking and lending system applications.
Coordinates the preparation of required loan documentation via worksheets; reviews loan documentation; coordinates execution of loan documents; coordinates booking of renewal loan documents; clears loan exceptions.
Works closely with commercial bankers to assist with loans by obtaining financial data, drafting letters and agreements, clearing exceptions, and obtaining collateral documentation. Coordinates with CPA's, attorneys, insurance agents, etc. of assigned clients to resolve specific exceptions and transactional issues.
Serves as first point of contact for commercial customers; primary contact for all customer service issues.
Reviews all loan documents to insure documentation is approved and in compliance with regulations and company policy; maintains knowledge of current lending policies, procedures and regulations. Attends and completes all necessary training.
Responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of multiple reports; keeps the commercial banker(s) apprised of any issues/problems that may arise and need attention.
Utilizes comprehensive knowledge of banking products and services to identify and refer cross sell opportunities.
Assists Commercial Bankers manage the deposit relationship and related services, i.e. wires, account set up, NSF management, approvals, signatures, etc . May monitor overdrafts and refer to Commercial Banker for a decision. May assist clients with draws, transfers and loan payments with appropriate authorization.
May monitor past due reports; coordinates with designated individuals to collect past due principal and interest payments to insure payment. May review past due report monthly and alert Commercial Banker on the status of past dues and any pending issues.
May be responsible for initiation, processing and balancing letters of credit.
May support Asset Based Lending areas by reviewing accounts utilizing general accounting, clerical and auditing skills.
May assist in various Cash Management support roles to include account setup, direct servicing to customers, account maintenance, balancing and international wires.
Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role. Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.
Performs other related duties as required.

The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Synovus is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V/AA

Synovus is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. 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.