Lendmark Financial Services Branch Manager Trainee in Valdosta, Georgia
Branch Manager Trainee
4 Year Degree
Lendmark Financial Services is a consumer finance company that specializes in providing direct and indirect personal loans, automobile loans, debt consolidation loans, and merchant retail sales financing services. Lendmark operates 319 branch locations throughout Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Mississippi, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Ohio, Texas and Washington.
We are an Equal Opportunity and eVerify participating employer.
The purpose of this program is to develop future branch managers to fill openings as a result of growth, acquisition and turnover. The training program consists of two phases. Upon completion of Phase I, Trainees must be willing to relocate. Candidate must select 3 geographic areas (divisions) into which he/she would be willing to relocate before acceptance into Phase II. A signed commitment is required.
Consists of learning the basics of the consumer finance industry, this will include all phases of the branch operation. During Phase I Trainees are expected to learn the following competencies:
Consumer finance basics, Credit and non-credit products, Fundamentals of credit extension, Collection basics and account servicing, Bankruptcy basics, Providing client service, Internal and external business development including Sales.
In addition to learning the competencies listed above, Trainees are expected to be a fully contributing individual producer on the branch team. This consists of generating a requisite number of loans monthly, servicing an assigned portion of the branch’s consumer loan portfolio to protect Lendmark investment against potential losses, meet all state licensing requirements regarding the sale of Lendmark’s available non-credit products, develop business relationships with merchants and establish a financing program with a requisite number of merchants each month and complete independent study requirements associated with the Manager Training Program.
After completion of all self-study assignments, review of individual production requirements, Trainees may be considered for acceptance into Phase II.
Phase II consists of learning how-to manage a consumer finance branch. During Phase II Trainees are expected to complete the following:
Manage one Phase of the Branch Operation every month for nine consecutive months
Create monthly business plans related to each of the assigned activities
Complete four independent Relief Assignments in four different branches
Supervise and direct the monthly activities of all branch associates
Travel with the Divisional Branch Coordinator on at least one full Branch Supervision
Attend required leadership and development training classes
Bachelor’s Degree or recent (within the last 24 months) course of study in a lending training program or other closely aligned course of study.
Applicants MUST submit a separate written request for acceptance into this program.
Applicants MUST be able to relocate and have the availability to travel overnight as required
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be competent in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Must be familiar with Windows operating systems, web-based applications and internet protocol
Ability to relocate
Normal office environment
Ability to travel, occasionally overnight