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Lending Officer (S/E)

Suncorp Group Brisbane, Australia
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive
Lending Officer (S/E)
Join Suncorp as Lending Officer (Self Employed) and take the lead in evaluating and assessing risk for Home Lending Applications submitted by Mortgage Brokers and Direct customers.

In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for making critical decisions by evaluating applications in alignment with the Bank's risk appetite and organisational policies. This position is specifically focused on assessing more complex deals, with a particular emphasis on self-employed applications, providing an additional layer of challenge and excitement to your daily responsibilities.

By actively contributing to the achievement of Home Lending Assessment service levels and meeting agreed-upon targets with the Team Leader, you will have a significant impact on shaping the future of lending at Suncorp. Don't let this fantastic opportunity pass you by to showcase your skills and expertise in a dynamic and fulfilling environment.

What you'll do:
  • Provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external stakeholders, handling complex lending applications with a focus on self-employed individuals.
  • Consistently meet daily targets by effectively planning your workday with guidance from your leader. Embrace process changes and uphold responsible lending practices for optimal efficiency.
  • Maintain a high level of compliance with the Credit Review benchmark of 95%, as set by the Bank's Risk department.
  • Ensure accuracy in data entry to minimize rework and reduce error rates, striving for flawless execution on the first attempt.
  • Enhance the risk culture by actively participating in risk-related activities such as Computer Based Training, Data Quality initiatives, and incident logging.
  • Inspire team members through a culture of continuous learning and development, promoting diversity, inclusivity, and prioritizing the well-being of individuals.
  • Contribute positively to departmental activities and events.
  • Foster collaborative partnerships and share resources to drive innovative solutions and deliver exceptional results for our customers and the Bank.

What you'll bring:
  • Financial qualifications are desirable.
  • Ideally a minimum of 12 months in Banking or Lending experience
  • Proven Customer Service skills - either Face to Face or Call Centre.
  • Thrives in high-pressure environments with tight deadlines.
  • Exceptional planning and prioritization skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer satisfaction.
  • Takes ownership and proactively finds solutions.
  • Proficient in credit analysis and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Builds strong partnerships and collaborates effectively in a team setting to achieve common objectives.
  • Final year finance students would be considered.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities

What we can offer you

Suncorp's employee benefits are designed to support, empower and reward our people. Some of our benefits include:
  • Employee rewards - exclusive offers on more than 400 of Australia's large retailers including Myer, David Jones, Coles and Woolworths.
  • Employee discounts - We also offer discounts across our brands and various products including Suncorp Bank, Suncorp Insurance, AAMI, Shannons, Apia and GIO.
  • Study support - We encourage external learning and offer study support to eligible employees, so you can continue to broaden your career opportunities while you work.
  • Parental Leave - All permanent employees who are primary carers are offered 20 weeks parental leave.
  • Wellness - We offer a wide range of initiatives to promote our employees' health and financial wellbeing. This includes discounts on major brand health insurance, as well as discounted gym membership plans for our people.

It's worth noting that specific benefits may vary depending on the role, level, and location of the employee. For more on our employee benefits, Click Here
Why you'll love working with us

Whether we're helping people manage their everyday banking, run their business or land their dream home, our ambition at Suncorp is clear - to deliver banking that's good for our customers, our people and the world.

We work hard to create the right environment for you to deliver on that commitment too. By giving you the opportunities and support you need to grow your own career and perform at your peak - while making a meaningful impact for our customers and their communities

Chase the sun, apply online today

At Suncorp, we are committed to building futures and protecting what matters. We value the unique experiences, insights and diverse workforce that benefits our people, our business, and our customers. We'd love to see your application and speak with you even if you do not match the above mentioned.

Important note: In July 2022, Suncorp announced to the market that it had entered into an agreement to sell the Suncorp Bank business to Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) (the Sale). The Sale remains subject to regulatory and government approvals (including Australian Competition Tribunal approval). If all approvals for the Sale are received, this role will transition to Suncorp-Metway Limited (SML) which will become part of the ANZ corporate group.

By applying for this role, you agree that Suncorp may provide your application details (which may include your personal information) to ANZ if/when the Sale is finalised if (a) the recruitment process is still underway, or (b) your application for this role is successful. You also acknowledge that if/when the Sale is finalised ANZ may conduct pre-employment screening checks as part of their profile process. Please see the Applicant Privacy Statement for more detail.
Job ID  671822
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