Loans Agency Senior Officer

Position: Permanent

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000

Location: London

Job ID: JA0111LASO

Our client, a third-party fund administration company, are seeking an experienced Loans professional, to join their Loans Agency team based in the city.

They are seeking highly motivated, adaptable and client centric candidates from a broad range of Loans backgrounds including; Loans Agency, Loans Administration and secondary Loan trading. The client will offer training where necessary. 

Main Responsibilities of the Loans Agency Senior Officer:

  • Act as primary owner of assigned deals; and work with Loan Agency support staff or Loan administration staff to manage and communicate deal information to the borrower and lending group;
  • Review and negotiate administrative issues within Credit Agreements. Oversee the updating of the Agency system to reflect attributes of each credit agreement and related governing documents;
  • Oversee the calculation, invoicing and disbursement of all deal related fees. Responsible for the coordination of funds movement related to initial funding and closing, managing closings for lenders transferring positions by assignment, and working closely with the borrower and lending group;
  • Oversee ongoing maintenance of facility commitments and the processing of loan/facility-related activity; including rollovers, rate settings, conversions, prepayments, assignments, amendments, waivers, etc.;
  • Oversee accurate and timely collection and disbursement of interest/principal/fee payments to lenders. Ensure collection of new borrowings from lenders and disbursement to borrower;
  • Act as senior liaison between borrowers and lenders; ensure compliance with the terms of the Credit Agreement and other governing documents;
  • Maintain expert knowledge of all relevant portfolios and deal related documentation;
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism and a client-focused approach that is responsive, proactive, accountable and reliable. Adjust communication appropriately for various levels and parties;
  • Demonstrable ability to learn new concepts quickly and independently research and resolve issues;
  • Work in a dynamic team environment and participate in strategic initiatives and identifying and implementing best practices and operational efficiencies;
  • Use judgement, interpretation and problem-solving to understand loan related information in order to successfully resolve exceptions;

The Successful Loans Agency Senior Officer will have:

  • Investment management operations experience or bank loan agency/syndication experience;
  • Ability to independently research and resolve complex problems;
  • Ability to collaborate with internal groups and external clients; strong verbal/written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated analytic skills, strong working knowledge of fundamental financial/accounting/business concepts and a strong, proactive interest in learning and mastering new concepts;
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and experience, knowledge or familiarity with Bloomberg, performance systems, and other loan research and analysis tools.