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Truist Senior Credit Risk Officer II in Atlanta, Georgia

Req ID: R0045641

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

This role focuses on supporting Private Equity and REIT clients and of Truist’s CIG CRE. Knowledge of unsecured credit to REITs and fund structures via borrower base or cash flow support is required. Responsible for optimizing profitability of a segment(s) of the wholesale loan portfolio by maintaining proper balance among quality, profitability and compliance in the assigned portfolio. Partner with CIG CRE segment leadership to provide thought leadership and execute credit strategy in line with CIG CRE targets and Truist stated risk tolerance. Communicates effectively through guidance, training and development in support of building and maintaining a strong credit culture. Models behaviors that reflect strong judgment capabilities gained through deep and comprehensive credit experience across multiple types of portfolio and business segments, constructive partnership and ability to navigate complex challenges that have potential impact on Truist profitability.


Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Serve as a senior credit risk officer for large and complex segments within CIG CRE. Promote consistency of Bank’s credit culture and lending strategies throughout organization. Responsible for leading the advancement of the organization’s risk management culture, framework, and appetite throughout the assigned segment within the CIG CRE

  • Communicate effectively as a thought leader to support development and maintenance of a strong credit culture. Provide risk leadership through ongoing active engagement with CIG CRE, Product Partner, and Credit Delivery teams including guidance, coaching and mentoring to teammates on sound principles of lending and support their development through regular feedback and constructive dialogue

  • Partner with segment leaders to develop, communicate, and execute credit strategies, limits, and policies that support CIG CRE targets while maintaining disciplined approaches to optimizing capital deployment and mitigating risk. Exercise prudent credit judgment through individual delegated loan authority to shape portfolio within risk appetite guidelines and concentration management approaches that create sustainable profitability

  • Stay abreast of laws, regulations and risk management techniques to ensure compliance and best practices in risk management. Stay abreast of local, national, and global economic trends and market conditions

  • Manage highly complex decisions that could have significant impact to risks and profitability

  • Ensure appropriate Risk Rating for the portfolio, monitor portfolio performance, identify areas of emerging risks. Develop strategies and action plans for emerging risk, and elevate to Senior Credit Officer and present portfolio updates and recommendations to senior executives, Risk Oversight Committees, and regulators as requested

Required Qualifications:

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

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent education and related training

  • 15years of experience in lending and/or credit experience

  • Widespread financial credit risk and regulatory knowledge

  • Solid accounting/financial analysis skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated leadership ability to collaborate across teams and build strong relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 20 years of experience in commercial lending and/or credit experience

  • Master’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or real estate

  • Broad product knowledge and experience, including Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Asset Finance, and Treasury Management product categories Experience across a broad span or industries or deep experience within a specific industry

  • RMA – Credit Risk Certification

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