Community Lending Officer

Job Type

Full Time




Colorado Springs
United States


We’re looking for a Community Lending Officer to join our team in Denver or Colorado Springs, Colorado. A successful Community Lending Officer wears the hat of a banker and has the heart of a social worker. Equal parts analytical and relational, he or she feels at home interacting with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, including small business owners, banking partners, public sector leaders, and impact investors, and is equally comfortable analyzing financial documents to understand business needs.


Key Responsibilities

  • Support Accion’s strong relationship culture through on-going customer contact, quality customer service, and superior product knowledge;
  • Lead clients through all stages of the lending process from origination to loan closing;
  • Analyze business owners’ financial history to provide customized credit solutions;
  • Structure and close loans based on monthly goals;
  • Develop referral relationships with community partners such as banks, local chambers and small business development centers; and
  • Develop and maintain a pipeline of new loans.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Community Lending Officers must have a passion for helping people and a gift for building relationships;
  • Excellent business development and outreach skills;
  • Equally excellent execution skills for closing loans and providing outstanding customer service;
  • One to three years of professional experience and a bachelor’s degree are preferred;
  • English/Spanish fluency preferred;
  • Ability to travel occasionally is required.


Accion offers an excellent total compensation package, including competitive base salary, the opportunity for exciting incentive pay, health and dental coverage, retirement benefits, and generous paid time off.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply please upload a resume and cover letter via the application link.