Loans Administration Assistant Team Leader

Position: Permanent

Salary: up to £55,000

Location: London

Job ID: JA1509LAA

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Loans Administration Assistant Team Leader to join the London office of a leading multinational bank.

Main Responsibilities of the Loans Administration Assistant Team Leader:

  • Action/authorise/supervise the daily loan processing requirements (primarily as a participant) across the EMEA region;
  • Act as referral point for Administrators and provide guidance and training where necessary;
  • Support the Team Leaders and Section Head in decision making and strategic planning to ensure Section performs to fullest ability and requirements, defined by processes and procedures.
  • Ensure syndicated and bilateral loan transactions are processed correctly and in a timely manner
  • Provide support to the Team Leaders and Section Head to deliver key services to our front office clients
  • Daily liaison with colleagues in the Marketing areas and Treasury Depts. manage the processing of Loan transactions;
  • Frequent liaison with colleagues in other Operational areas to ensure timely setup and settlement of loan obligations;
  • Daily liaison with external stakeholders namely financial institutions, bilateral customers and own inter-group companies.
  • Referral and junior escalation point for 6-7 Administrators across the Team;
  • Regular contact with Front areas to manage client queries. 
  • Input, check and approve,  all appropriate loan transactions
  • Ensure all key-controls are met during the day by closely monitoring queues, intra-day reports, etc.
  • Manage/Monitor Payment Queues when allocated such responsibility;
  • Seek ways to improve processes and increase STP without increasing risk including revision of Section Procedures and suggest improvements where appropriate;

Experience required of the Loans Administration Assistant Team Leader:

  •  Solid understanding of Loans Administration roles and responsibilities
  • Conscientious nature to ensure that all work transacted is to the highest quality
  • Confident in oral and written communication with both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Able to adapt to continually changing daily requirements of the daily processing;
  • Able to prioritise day to day responsibilities
  • Being determined to continually challenge the status quo of existing processing methods
  • Provide guidance to junior members of the team