Loan Fund Analyst

Department: Operations Center

Location: May be fully remote

Reports to: VP Operations Program Management

Position Summary

A loan fund analyst oversees the day-to-day operations of pooled loan funds. Execution of back-office activities including fund accounting, financial reporting, net asset value calculation, capital calls, distributions, loan loss reserve allocation, and other functions in support of the overall program fund are the core responsibilities of the fund administrator position. This role also involves managing data, client reporting, and trade processes. As a Loan Fund Analyst, they work with the client support services manager and operations team.

The Loan Fund Analyst is required to integrate in-depth knowledge, financial analytics and modeling, with a solid understanding of financial services industry standards and practices. In addition, they will have an understanding of the wholistic lending approach of a Community Development Financial Institution (“CDFI”). The Loan Fund Analyst will collaborate with business partners on impact initiatives for small business product and services. The program funds will vary in structure from singular capital assets to multiple debt structures with complex waterfall distribution requirements.

Location
This position may be fully remote and will require face to face staff and stakeholder interaction from time to time.

Essential Duties

  • Engage with multiple Originators within a particular program to ensure quality control for the sale/purchase of pooled loans
    • Review due diligence checklists
    • Cross reference loan purchase agreements
    • Review underwriting memos and notify Master Servicer of review findings
    • Submit payment requests to Paying Agents
  • Manage the review of loan documentation. Support loan-purchase problems. Escalate and resolve issues related thereto
  • Conduct Capital Calls of committed funds from debt financers. Record fund name, percentage of unfunded capital called for, payment details, and due dates.
  • Manage data, client reporting, and trade processes. Work with the client support services manager and the operations team.
  • Engage with Reporting & Analytics team
    • Create daily and monthly reports by fund as required by program agreement
    • Ensure all capital debt holders receive waterfall payment reports, and program performance and audit reports.
  • Manage the Loan Loss Reserve for each program, including allocation of payments from the reserve to the fund participants. Ensure the Loan Loss Reserve capitalization percentage is in line with the minimum program requirements.
  • Manage and monitor programs task and deliverables on daily basis, leveraging internal systems
  • Provide analysis related to pooled loan fund results, trends and future forecasts

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Minimum of three years of financial services experience, banking, or other financial services operations experience strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of loan experience, capital asset finance, and debt fund general ledger accounting.
  • Strong business analytics skills, including the ability to interpret quantitative information
  • Personal qualities of detail orientation, ability to manage multiple priorities, strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and expertise with fund accounting platforms required.
  • Candidates must reside in and be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
Key Competencies
  • Customer Focus: Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Innovation & Creativity: Leverages design thinking to use technology to enhance operational processes, improve customer experience, and enhance business value across the enterprise. Demonstrates critical thinking skills in developing innovative solutions; is a creative problem solver.
  • Business Process Optimization: Increases organizational efficiency by improving processes.
  • Decision Quality: Makes good decisions, quickly, when necessary, based upon a mixture of analysis, input, research, wisdom, experience, and judgment.
  • Results-driven Mindset: Holds oneself and others accountable for results; and provides recognition for achievements of peers.
  • Strong Ethics and Values: Speaks truthfully; admits mistakes and does not misrepresent facts or events; protects confidential information. Actions and decisions reflect Guiding Principles and positive individual values, including commitment to combating systemic racism.

CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Belief, model, and support of CRF’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Awareness and support of the development and implementation CRF’s Strategic Plan
  • Effectively communicate with superiors, colleagues, and staff utilizing communication standards, channels, platforms and schedules such as branding guidelines, CRF’s intranet, etc.
  • Participate in the continual revision and improvement of processes and procedures to enhance organizational growth
  • Understanding and adherence to the Compliance requirements for this position
  • Promote effective collaboration across the organization and network
  • Belief in and practice of CRF’s Diversity, Equity and inclusion philosophy – modeling behavior that inspires dialogue, learning and cross-cultural exchange

What We Offer

A collaborative working environment comprised of driven and highly-engaged individuals committed to the mission, vision and values of CRF. CRF is proud to extend its employees a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to:

  • Most positions offer flexibility for remote work
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 403B and Roth IRA
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Wellness Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Long-Term and Short-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 10 Federal Holidays plus 2 Floating Holidays

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please email your resume to recruiting@crfusa.com

CRF is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sitting. While performing the duties of this job, specific activities require close vision with repetitive hand and finger motions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Vaccination Policy
CRF USA, Inc. requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. As a condition of hire with CRF USA, Inc. candidates must be able to show proof of vaccination for COVID-19 prior to an extension of an offer of employment. Accommodations will be considered for disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs.

CRF is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For further information, please visit www.crfusa.com.

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