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VP, Commercial Contracts Administration

Company: CIT Group
Location: Livingston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


CIT is a leading national bank focused on empowering businesses and personal savers with the financial agility to navigate their goals. CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with over a century of experience and operates a principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A. (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender). The company's commercial banking segment includes commercial financing, community association banking, middle market banking, equipment and vendor financing, factoring, railcar financing, treasury and payments services, and capital markets and asset management. CIT's consumer banking segment includes a national direct bank and regional branch network. Discover more at


CIT Capital Equipment Finance provides equipment loans and leases for transactions ranging in size from $3 million to $100 million and more. We offer flexible terms of up to eight years, with advance rates tailored to the equipment and credit strength of the borrower.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Originations, the VP of Contract Administration is responsible for managing a team which has end to end ownership of the originations process which begins with credit approval through booking and funding.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Ensure all transactions are processed timely while in accordance with CIT policies, approved credit parameters, funding approval and disbursements Train and mentor the Contract Administration teamOversee the daily processing of end user document and funding packages and set priorities to meet all deadlinesTake the lead or handle the closing of more complex transactions, as applicable.Maximize process flow and productivityAssists team members in identifying viable solutions to resolve documentation issues and responsible for final approval of transaction for funding Validate that the team verifies security interest in collateral and compliance with company policies - this includes perfection of UCC filings, verification of insurance requirements and titling, as required.Coordinate all closing checklist items between Business Development, Underwriters, Legal, Compliance teams as neededMay interface directly with external CIT clients Work closely with the Syndications Desk on closing of deals that are being originated to sell.Identify Process Improvement opportunities and required system enhancements to help build a scalable Contract Admin group.Establish and providing reporting and analysis as required.


  • Minimum of 7-10 years Contract Administration/Lease/Loan Closing experience 5+ years managing a high performing team in a regulated banking environment Bachelor's degree in Business, MBA preferred but not required Understanding of equipment leasing and financing transactions and requirements Understanding of standard and non-standard documentation Understands sales, use and property tax laws

Keywords: CIT Group, New York , VP, Commercial Contracts Administration, Other , Livingston, New York

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