Fifth Third Bank Commercial Equipment Finance Rep IV in Atlanta, Georgia

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth Third Better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 18,000 people, and what we offer is:

# A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

# An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a three-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

# An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

Fifth Third Bank's Wholesale division offers banking, cash management, and financial services to large and middle market businesses, government, and specialized industries. In addition to traditional lending and depository offerings, our commercial products and services include global cash management, foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance. We are a team of professionals focused on delivering innovative and client-specific solutions that leverage the Bank's expertise in treasury management, capital markets, and international products and services. Our sales process drives the delivery of financial solutions through a relationship team consisting of subject-matter experts who ensure all aspects of our client's needs are assessed and met.

GENERAL FUNCTION: Solicits, develops, and manages credit relations with new and current leasing customers within defined territories and products. Is assigned the largest or most complex relationships. Provides assistance or training to lower levelornewleasing representatives.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, andensuresthatactions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Initiates contacts for developing new sources of business. Cultivates and maintains relationships with numerous sources of new business. Arranges personal meetings with prospects to explain leasing services, rates, and terms of lease agreements.

  • Interviews prospective lessees to develop background information to determine acceptable credit risk. Communicates subsequent investigation results to lessees and initiates lease contract formation where applicable.

  • Coordinates the appraisal of equipment to be leased with departmental staff to determine acceptable structure, pricing, tax, and residual risks, ensuring that necessary documentation is complete and accurate. Ensures collateral isevaluatedwithinstandard practices.

  • Prepares market competitive and internally profitable lease quotes by researching market rates, proposing acceptable lease structures, maximizing the use of tax benefits, and insuring sufficient company profitability.

  • Structure, design, and propose viable lease transactions. Work with clients to tailor agreements that meet customer needs from the beginning of the deal to the close.

  • Manage customer relationships on an ongoing basis by monitoring and being proactive with respect to the changing dynamics of the market conditions and competition.

  • Works closely with tax and legal specialists to ensure that lease contracts comply with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • 7+ years of experience with a finance/leasing company in sourcing, developing, and closing lease transactions.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Independent self-starter and proactive marketer.

  • Ability to build and maintain long-term relationships with lessors and senior level management with appropriate companies in region.

  • Polished professional sales, marketing, and presentation skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Comprehensive financial analysis and financial selling skills (knowledge of FASB 13, cash flow, balance sheet, and profit and loss effects of leasing).

  • Excellent working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and pricing software. Expertise with the HP12C or HP17B calculator.

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.