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Special Assets Officer – Banking

Job Title

Special Assets Officer – Banking

Job ID

27664433

Location

NEW ORLEANS LA US 70127-2601

Special Assets Officer – Banking

At Liberty Bank, we’re passionate about helping more people achieve more freedom.  There’s real freedom here – the freedom you have as an individual to attain your goals, as a business to achieve your idea of success or even as a community that is gathering strength to reach its full potential.  By investing in the development of personal goals, business objectives and communities, we’re making a difference by using our resources to get things done.

We work hard. Play hard. Invest where our heart lives. And pursue freedom for all.

At Liberty Bank and Trust, you’ll find that there’s freedom here – for our customers and for you.

If you are passionate about impacting the lives of others and understand that your success has a positive effect on the company’s bottom line, and the communities we serve then please apply today to join our winning team!
Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of Collections Specialists responsible for monitoring past due accounts improving banks position with credit that is at risk or not performing.
  • Maintain communication and records with attorneys, appraisers and other vendors to ensure proper recovery and disposition.  
  • Review and complete the processing of loan modifications including determining eligibility and complete the loan documentation for management approval.  
  • Review and approve recommendations of adjustors regarding extensions, work out, repossessions or foreclosure of delinquent accounts.
  • Assist in managing foreclosed properties to ensure proper maintenance and disposal.
  • Monitor Repossession Agents to assure effective collateral retrieval.
  • Work with accounting department as a liaison to manage the proper accounting of the department’s assets (OREO, commercial, real estate, and mortgage loans).

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or equivalent experience.
  • 5-10 years of progressive collections experience.
  • Prior supervisory experience in a collections environment a plus.
  • Knowledge of the overall functions of the Collection Department.
  • General knowledge of appraisals methods.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills and specific knowledge of good collection techniques to maintain good relationships with delinquent customers and yet avoid losses.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

As you might expect, we value every member of our team. That’s why we offer competitive pay and an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. We also do our best to make sure Liberty Bank and Trust is an incredible place not just to work but to build a career. We want you to learn, grow and share in the success you help create.
We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.