Requisition Number: 2020-003
Job Title: Vice President, Risk Assets
City: Columbia
State: MO

Posting Start Date: 2/11/2020
Posting End Date: 2/27/2020

FLSA Status: Exempt

Vice President, Risk Assets

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Description/Job Summary

Take the next step in your career and act on this opportunity to join the quality team of a major agricultural lending institution! FCS Financial, part of the Farm Credit System, is looking to hire an individual with the ability to have a proactive approach and to create positive and effective solutions.  This Vice President, Risk Assets position develops and implements financial restructuring and/or loan workout strategies to resolve complex, high impact problem accounts in a manner that maximizes return on assets while complying with regulatory requirements. This position requires experience in Risk Mitigation, Risk Assessment and Acquired Properties.  

Potential office location include the following locations:  Columbia, Harrisonville, Higginsville, Lebanon, Marshall, O'Fallon, and St. Joseph, Missouri. Other office locations will be considered based on the candidates experience and knowledge.

This posting closes on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.  

Department:   Risk Management      

Reports To:  Vice President, Risk Management

Supervises:   None

FLSA Status: Exempt


Risk Mitigation

  • Determines the problem loan strategy that results in the greatest benefit and least cost to the association
  • Completes and approves or denies  least cost analysis of borrower’s application for restructuring
  • Negotiates loan workout/restructuring terms with customers
  • Mentors and collaborates with Risk Asset Managers and  Association staff on risk identification and mitigation strategies
  • Collaborates with lead lenders on adversely classified participation accounts to protect interests of Association.
  • Determines proper accounting for loan modifications
  • Determines loan asset values, specific allowances, charge-offs, and accrual status
  • Works with legal counsel on legal actions to be taken on accounts, including foreclosures, bankruptcies, lender liability exposures and probate cases.
  • Monitors loans for receipt of timely payments
  • Monitors loans for compliance of terms and conditions

Risk Assessment

  • Completes Customer Service Plans on adverse accounts that document the risk assessment
  • Conducts complete case reviews to assess risk factors, identify additional information/document requirements, and identify risk reduction strategies
  • Determines loan classification – Probability of Default (PD), Loss Given Default (LGD) and accrual/non-accrual status
  • Consults with legal counsel to address legal issues associated with high risk accounts
  • Determines net recovery value of collateral and/or other sources of recovery
  • Inspects and assesses collateral values, lien positions, and calculates probable net recovery values and loan asset values
  • Determines risk reduction actions that need to be implemented to avoid loss to association

Acquired Properties

  • Evaluates property for repairs and maintenance and schedules maintenance
  • Reviews appraisals and determines value, listing price, and final sale price
  • Coordinates sale of property with local realtors and auctioneers
  • Closes sale of acquired property
  • Performs acquired property inspections

Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the organization.

Scope of Responsibilities:



 High Risk Asset portfolio

 $20 million

Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Ag Economics or a related field
  • 10 years of related experience
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Skill in using Microsoft technologies including e-mail, word and spreadsheet processing
  • Expertise in credit analysis and regulatory requirements with respect to borrower’s rights
  • Expertise on association policies related to problem loans
  • Skill in negotiating complex solutions
  • Working knowledge of banking, credit, bankruptcy, and collection laws
  • Oral and written communication skills, sufficient to discuss a variety of job-related topics, and to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences
  • Responsible to appropriately protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the Association’s systems and data and clients’ data
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