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Lending Assistant

Horizon Bank is looking for Lending Assistants to work with our Commercial Lending teams at both our downtown and north Austin locations. We are searching for banking professionals who have proven success in their past careers, are self-motivated, and have a great attitude to join our team. Our Lending Assistants provide support to Loan Officers by preparing credit and financial files for commercial loans, reviewing tax returns, searching public records for liens or judgments, ordering, and reviewing real property title reports, ensuring the Bank’s insurance requirements are met and ensuring the Bank’s lien are in the proper position. Additional responsibilities include managing the schedules and communications of key company executives.


We’re not just your ordinary bank – we have something special here at Horizon. We not only offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, we are also characterized by an unwavering commitment to our teams, our communities, and our customers. Thanks to our diverse, energetic team, Horizon continues to grow and succeed.


  • #1 locally owned bank according to Austin Business Journal 2020 Power Rankings.
  • Top 40 community banks nationwide by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

We’re proud of where our teams have gotten us and can’t wait to see where you will take us next!




  • Serve as an internal point of contact for customers, playing a key role in developing relationships and ensuring excellent customer service;
  • Responsible for file preparation, loan packaging, and exception processing including collecting and reviewing documents for accuracy and ensuring all conditions are met;
  • Collects, monitors, and analyzes financial data as it relates to loans including, but not limited to: Flood Verifications, IRS Verifications, UCC Searches, Judgment and loan searches, Title Insurance, Key Man Life Insurance, Appraisals, Environmental Reports, Account Payoffs, and Entity documents;
  • Work with lenders, peers, and other parties to coordinate timely closings and that all required documentation is received;
  • Assist with the preparation of presentations on loans, clients, and pipeline and provide information to managers and members of senior staff as needed;
  • Provides excellent customer service to the Bank’s customers and employees through ongoing support via phone and in oral and written communications, while adhering to all Bank and Department policies and procedures; and,
  • Other duties as assigned and/or taken on.



This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with banking experience to grow and further develop a proven program that has already made significant impact.


Specific minimum requirements include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 3+ years of direct bank experience, preferred as a lending assistant or the equivalent combination of education and prior banking experience.


Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related degree preferred.
  • Possess problem solving capabilities, ability to work independently, and excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Direct hands-on experience with real estate and C&I closing and funding.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of closing loan documentation.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Have working knowledge of various banking, lending, and mortgage systems.



We do not hire resources; we invest in people:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health Benefits Portfolio including 2 medical options, dental, and vision.
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program
  • Retirement program designed to help you save for your future.
  • Community Engagement opportunities
  • Generous paid Vacation, Sick, and Holiday time-off.
  • Training and Development opportunities



We think it is a great opportunity! If you agree and think that you could be the perfect fit, please apply now. Submit your resume and contact information for consideration.


Good luck and we look forward to hearing from you!


At Horizon Bank, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure this we seek talented, qualified people for all of our career opportunities, regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state and/or local laws. Horizon Bank is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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