SBA Closing Specialist - SBA.

Los Angeles, CA, USA Req #891
Friday, October 16, 2020

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 Responsible for supporting all functions of SBA lending, including loan packaging, overseeing the closing and post-closing process, and ensuring compliance with SBA rules and regulations.




1.     Prepares SBA application documents and submission to SBA for approval (GP and PLP submission).

2.     Prepares SBA Authorization.

3.     Collects and reviews documents required for closing.

4.     Prepares Lender’s Instructions.

5.     Prepares and maintains credit files through to loan closing.

6.     Upload all necessary documents to CLX for Loan Docs Preparations.

7.     Assists in tickler maintenance.

8.     Works closely with escrow, title, marketing and loan administration personnel to ensure timely and efficient loan closing.

9.     Prepares various monthly reports

10.  Assists in payment of referral fees and associated vendors fee such as appraisal, environmental, title fee etc. 

11.  Prepares G/L ticket and wire transfers on funding date and/or loan disbursement.

12.  Images Loan Files after closing and all post funding docs are in files.

13.  Collects daily incoming mails for distributions.

14.  Orders and maintains office supplies

15.  Interact with customers to assist in collecting necessary information for loan processing, loan underwriting, and loan servicing.

16.  Assists in operational duties of the division, including secondary market sales.

17.  Follows policies and procedures; completes tasks correctly and on time; supports the company’s goals and values.




·     Education: College degree in accounting, finance, or business preferred but not mandatory.

  • Experience: 1-2 years’ experience in loan administration preferably in commercial lending.  Some knowledge and experience in Accounting and Bookkeeping related field, experience in Banking related field is a plus.
  • Skills/Ability: PC proficient and detail oriented.  Strong verbal and written communication skills. Bilingual (English/Mandarin or Cantonese) is a plus.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA