Fifth Third Bank Commercial Equipment Finance Rep - FLORIDA MARKET in TAMPA, Florida

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.

GENERAL FUNCTION: Solicits, develops, and manages credit relations with new and current leasing customers within defined territories and products. May provide assistance or training to lower level or new leasing representatives. Has limitedcreditauthority.

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, and ensuresthatactions 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & 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 is evaluatedwithinstandard 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.

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

  • Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • 3-5 years of related experience.

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.