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Veterans Preferred - Team Leader Credit ENT

Company: City National Bank
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Job Details: TEAM LEADER CREDIT ENT


Participates in the loan management process by providing credit and loan underwriting expertise to a team of Entertainment Banking Team Leaders and Relationship Managers. Provides credit product expertise in an advisory capacity and ensures all due diligence and background evaluation is complete and thorough before credit approval is granted. Provides workflow oversight and delegates team assignments. Responsible for evaluating and approving or declining credit requests within their authority in order to ensure that the quality of the portfolios of assigned lending unit is consistent with the goals of the Bank

Entertainment Banking Division
Make your mark as a member of City National's Entertainment Banking group. You will help deliver sophisticated financial solutions through white-glove service to people and organizations in every facet of the entertainment business. City National has been a fixture in entertainment banking for more than 60 years, setting ourselves apart with in-depth expertise and knowledge of the industry.


  • 50%-70% Staff Supervision
  • Manages workflow and priorities in conjunction with or in the absence of the Credit Manager. Determines and assigns work assignments to team of Credit Officers and Credit Analysts based on experience, availability, and portfolio complexity and size.
  • Provides technical guidance to and reviews the work of less experienced Credit Officers and Credit Analysts. Guides and assists the Credit Officers and Credit Analysts in research, credit structuring, financial analysis, etc. for complex accounts.
  • Responds to questions or inquiries from internal and external clients concerning credit policies, procedures, structuring, etc. before it is elevated, if necessary, to the Credit Manager.
  • Monitors performance, gives on-going performance feedback and participates in conducting effective performance appraisals. Trains, coaches, counsels and provides general direction and guidance to staff.
  • Develops and motivates team members; identifies staff development needs and provides educational/training opportunities.
  • Assists the Credit Manager in departmental reporting of past dues, portfolio reviews, etc.
  • 30%-50% Portfolio Management
  • Evaluates and examines credit requests in order to assess credit worthiness including loan quality, credit risk classification, loan structure, collateral analysis, pricing and adherence to Bank policies. Approves or declines credit requests within assigned authority. Analyzes and recommends approval/declination of credit requests which exceed assigned authority.
  • Attends client meetings at Relationship Manager, Team Manager or Credit Manager's request to facilitate delivery of the credit product and/or or assist in problem resolution.
  • Provides balanced and appropriate credit guidance to Relationship and Team Manager and collaborates in determining appropriate credit strategy.
  • Provides input to the Relationship Manager and Team Manager when loan pricing does not appear to reflect inherent risk in subject transaction. Pricing may be either too high or to low.
  • Manages the financial analysis and preparation of the CRR. This includes ensuring that the CRR contains a well-supported recommendation or decision; the risk rating is correct and supported; and the data and analytics used to support the decision are accurate and calculated correctly.
  • Collaborates with team members by providing credit alternatives and creative ways to structure credits ensuring that transactions are within profitability and portfolio risk standards. Authors credit approval memorandum.
  • Restructures loans and/or lines of credit as required. Assumes accountability for minimizing Bank losses.
  • Manages team delinquencies both matured loans and past due monitoring items.
  • Have primary role in early problem loan identification and the timely and accurate changes in loan grades. Monitors and takes initiative to respond to past dues based on information provided by the Relationship Manager.
  • Performs quarterly financial reviews of client's financial condition including monitoring covenants and conditions. Communicates and discusses findings with the Relationship Manager and Team Manager, where necessary.
  • Performs portfolio reviews and responds to questions raised in internal and external audits and examinations.
  • Works with Credit Administration to facilitate an accurate and timely credit decision and optimal credit strategy.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge on all Bank lending policies and regulations. Confers with the Manager and appropriate Bank personnel regarding new/existing lending requirements and regulations.
  • Acts in accordance with Bank' credit culture and strategies.


    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Minimum 8 years experience in underwriting medium to large sized and moderately-complex commercial credit required.
    • Minimum 8 years of experience in a banking or financial services environment required.
      Skills and Knowledge
      • Experience in underwriting large and complex commercial and private banking loans which require extensive technical expertise and full knowledge of credit principles, financial concepts and regular use of ingenuity and creativity in solving complex credit problems.
      • Solutions are thorough, and require analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of financial statements, cash flow analysis, familiarity with the entertainment industry, collateral issues and values, loan structuring and guarantor personal financial statements and tax returns.
      • College degree in Business Administration or a related field
      • Supervisory experience preferred
      • Highly knowledgeable in commercial credit policies and procedures
      • Strong credit analysis and accounting skills
      • Excellent ability to communicate skillfully and effectively in both verbal/written forms
      • Ability to assume responsibility and accountability for decision making
      • Ability to work well independently and in teams and interact effectively with all levels of Bank personnel and outside contacts Good organizational skills
      • Preferred entertainment and entertainment related industries experience

        *To be considered for this position you must meet at least these basic qualifications
        The preceding job 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.

        City National Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


        We start with a basic premise: Business is personal. Since day one we've always gone further than the competition to help our clients, colleagues and community flourish.City National Bank was founded in 1954 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and that legacy of integrity, community and unparalleled client relationships continues to drive phenomenal growth today. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies.

        Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: City National Bank, Beverly Hills , Veterans Preferred - Team Leader Credit ENT, Hospitality & Tourism , Beverly Hills, California

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