Administrative Assistant - Residential Construction Lending (Temp) in Fort Myers, FL at First Horizon National Corporation

Date Posted: 9/17/2020

Job Snapshot

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    12195 Metro Parkway
    Fort Myers, FL
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    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

The Administrative Assistant - Residential Construction Lending  will initiate and record construction loan disbursements, assist with builder approval process for the Bank and maintain supporting documentation.  This position will also assist with permanent financing for residential construction loans originated by the lending staff once construction is complete.

NOTE - This is a 6 month temporary position 


  1. On construction loans, assists to obtain permanent financing once construction is complete, as directed by the Originator.
  2. Assists with the construction loan disbursement process ensuring that each advance complies with bank policies and procedures, the lien laws and sound construction disbursement practices.
  3. Reviews construction progress and analyzes budgets to ensure that the bank’s security interest in the collateral is continually protected for each loan. Identifies, recommends and applies corrective action for noncompliance or identified risk.
  4. Confirms that disbursement requests for completion of construction tasks correlate to the budget and builder plan. Processes or denies draws based on compliance with the loan document.
  5. Gathers licenses, financials and other supporting documentation in support of the approved builders list.
  6. Adheres to department policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all activities.
  7. Provides ad-hoc reports as requested.
  8. Completes, passes and maintains an up to date status for all positional and company required compliance and regulatory courses by assigned due date(s).
  9. Participates in special projects and assignments and performs other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma and 5 years of previous residential and or construction loan disbursement experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system & Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to read and listen, understand and communicate information and ideas in a clear and understandable manner, both orally and in writing.
    • Knowledge of construction terminology, bank processing systems like DMI and Instep, Florida Construction Lien Law and or general building practices is preferred.
    • Experience in using Encompass.
  • Certifications and Licenses: None





Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)