MB Financial Bank Indirect Lending Underwriter - 6111 N. River Rd in Rosemont, Illinois

Job Description:


Reference: CS16693


The Indirect Lending Underwriter, under the direction of the Indirect Lending Department, will provide information to dealers regarding the bank credit policies. The incumbent will also review and process loan applications, approve/ disapprove and disburse loans.**


These are the most significant job duties performed. The size, scope and complexity of assigned duties and responsibilities are dependent on the level and experience of the incumbent. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each assigned essential duty satisfactorily. Other responsibilities or special projects not specifically mentioned may also_ be assigned.

  • Analyzes information received from credit application and consumer credit data to make prudent decisions regarding credit approval that are within credit authority.

  • Negotiate terms and conditions of loan decisions with dealers within established approval/exception guidelines to ensure credit quality and profitability.

  • Manages and obtains satisfactory application approval. Purchases, captures and closes deals within company guidelines. Captures approved deals through negotiation with dealers utilizing sales skills.

  • Monitors dealer productivity and calls dealers for approval and follow-up on pending contracts to increase capture ratios.

  • Manages yield based on company guidelines. Supports changes in origination strategies as needed.

  • Assists in managing efficiencies through dealer education.

  • Remains informed on all industry related trends.

  • Consistently meets or exceeds volume requirements.

  • Demonstrates proficiency on all aspects of underwriting.

  • Consistently achieves satisfactory credit audits.

  • Consistently achieves satisfactory charge off levels.

  • Consistently achieves satisfactory 12-Month charge off performance.

  • Adheres to all MB Financial Bank policies and procedures and complies with all applicable regulations and laws.

  • Conducts customer interviews on credit applications to gather and document information pertaining to making credit decisions.

  • Understands and complies with all Bank policies and procedures, and federal and state laws and regulations pertinent to this position; stays informed and shares updates on changes with management. Required to successfully complete all required Compliance training.

  • Continuously supports the Bank’s Mission Statement and Core Values.

Supervisory Responsibilities_

This position has no direct or indirect supervisory responsibilities.


_The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

**_Education and Work Experience


Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of credit reporting, debt to income ratios preferred.

Certificates and Licenses**

No certificates needed.

**_Job –Specific Knowledge


  • Credit -Knowledge of one or more of the following: commercial and consumer credit regulations, policies, and procedures; loan analysis, restructuring, and documentation; collection techniques; structure financing analysis.

  • Loan Documentation –Ability to read and interpret commercial loan documents and a solid understanding of loan/ banking terms **



_To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

Technical Skills**

  • Basic knowledgeuser of Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Accurately inputs information into and retrieves from the computer.

  • Acts as subject matter expert and provides training, troubleshooting and other support for software applications managed by business unit (i.e. APPRO).

_Analytical Skills

  • Identifies and resolves problems.

  • Demonstrates attention to detail

  • Demonstrates strong math aptitude.

  • Composes thorough and detailed written technical documentation, procedures, manuals, etc.

Communication Skills**

  • Writes clearly and informatively. Edits work for spelling and grammar.

  • Presents organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience.

Time Management Skills__**

  • Demonstrates follow-up skills.

  • Provides timely and professional support to all internal/external customers and vendors.


  • Self-motivated. Works with minimal supervision.

  • Team-oriented.

  • Consults with Team members and management as needed to complete assigned responsibilities.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

_Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and to talk or hear.

  • The employee is frequently required to sit.

_Work Space

  • Office / cubicle work space with moderate noise level.

_Stress Levels

  • Stress levels may increase due to seasonality and/or special projects and/or during peak times.

_Hours of Work

  • Normal business hours with occasional need for extended hours.

MB Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.**

As a part of the MB Financial hiring process all applicants will be required to submit to and pass a pre-employment urine drug screening.**