Loan Administration Specialist - Countryside, IL

Countryside, Illinois, United States


Wintrust is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion assets under management and traded on the NASDAQ:WTFC. Built on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries with over 170 banking locations in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin market areas. Additionally, Wintrust operates various non-bank business units including commercial and life insurance premium financing, short-term accounts receivable financing, out-sourced administrative services, mortgage origination and purchase, wealth management services and qualified intermediary services for tax-deferred exchanges.

Why Join Us?

  • An award-winning culture! We are rated a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune (past 8 years) and Employee Recommended award by the Globe & Mail (past 6 years)
  • Competitive pay and annual discretionary bonus eligible
  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, a 401k plan with a generous company match and tuition reimbursement to name a few
  • Family-friendly work hours
  • With 175+ community bank locations, we offer opportunities to grow and develop in your career
  • Promote from within culture

Why join this team?

  • We are a high performing, collaborative, and diverse team focused on transforming the business.
  • We work across disciplines and departments, with opportunities for exposure to and partnership with executive management in leading strategic initiatives
  • We are seeking a critical thinker who’s ready to take on new challenges.

Loan Administration Specialist:

In support of Mortgage Warehouse lending business line accurately performs several intermittent financial transactions in a fast passed and customer centric work environment. Interfaces regularly with clients and sister banks. - Insures all promissory notes.

Responsible for providing support for Warehouse lending administrative and operations staff, in addition to process and handling of any functions related to inbound and outbound wire and collateral activities.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Monitor shared email boxes for inbound and outbound wire activity.
  • Setup wire requests and verify wire instruction information in PayPlus and proprietary system Webloc.
  • Receive, maintain, and ship client collateral.
  • Balance daily inbound and outbound wire activity, maintain required client balance via account sweeps, and apply needed participation with external and sister banks.
  • Processes Reports – pulls weekly reports. Coordinates monthly Board reports.
  • Provides client support – as it relates to transfer requests, inquires for deposits and loans, payments, researches, and treasury management support.
  • Internal communication across departments, assists with department related projects as assigned.
  • Resolves routine, standard problems
    Applies fundamental concepts
    Exercises judgement within defined procedures and practices


5 plus years’ Experience
High School Degree or equivalent
Banking - commercial real estate loan servicing a plus, customer service
General computer skills

From our first day in business, Wintrust has been proud to serve a variety of unique communities and people from all walks of life. To be Chicago’s Bank® and Wisconsin's Bank®, we need to reflect that diversity both in all the communities we serve, the people we employ, the organizations we work with, and our banking and lending practices. Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.

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