AVP/VP, Specialty Underwriter

Bethesda Metro Center (17049), United States of America, Bethesda, Maryland

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AVP/VP, Specialty Underwriter

VP, Underwriting - Healthcare ABL (Asset-Backed Lending)

Capital One Healthcare (formerly GE Capital's Healthcare Financial Services) business is one of the most active capital providers in the U.S. healthcare market, deploying approximately $9 billion in new commitments to customers via 200+ transactions in 2013. That adds up to more than $65 billion in financing over the past 10 years. For the fourth consecutive year, the Healthcare Finance business (HFS) was the top lead arranger by volume and number of transactions completed for all financings under $500 million in U.S. healthcare leveraged finance.

Customers across45 healthcare sectors - including senior housing, hospitals, medical offices, outpatient services, pharmaceuticals and medical devices - rely on HFS to finance acquisitions, refinance existing debt, support working capital needs and fund growth initiatives. With in-depth industry knowledge and expertise, the HFS team of professionals creates business and financial solutions tailored to meet the individual needs of its customers.

As an AVP/Vice President, you provide credit management leadership to cross-functional deal teams in underwriting Healthcare ABL transactions. This includes deal due diligence, compliance, negotiation, approval and documentation. You coach and develop junior underwriting professionals. Manage, monitor and report on portfolio accounts.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with the lead to underwrite and seek approval of new credit requests and credit line renewals for existing customers.
  • Negotiates terms and conditions for transactions and works with cross-functional teams to ensure appropriate documentation.
  • Leads or directly involved in underwriting and documenting large structured loan transactions.
  • Prepares risk assessments and presents senior management with a clear and consistent approach to mitigate credit, political, legal, regulatory and other relevant risks.
  • Manages, monitors and reports on a portfolio of accounts.
  • Manages accounts to ensure customer retention and performance to specifications.
  • Performs rigorous analysis of transactions and resolves problem accounts in partnership with other teams and specialists.
  • May oversee portfolio management responsibilities of junior team members.
  • Coaches and develops junior team members.
  • Ensures compliance in credit policies and procedures


Ideal candidate will have experience with:
  • Underwriting a broad spectrum of secured deals; specifically, ABL lending experience.
  • Financial statement analysis, financial modeling and valuation.
  • Preparing financial information, interpreting financial performance and assessing risk exposure.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to management and peers.
  • Negotiating legal documentation.
  • Working effectively in cross functional team environment and leading cross-functional teams.
  • Underwriting and managing loans to companies in the healthcare sector


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 7 years of asset backed lending experience


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.


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