What We Do:
Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) works toward a more just and vibrant society through:
Financing that invests in missions. Our customized financing strengthens hardworking nonprofits and social enterprises.
Consulting that empowers leaders. Our experts equip you to make financial decisions that best serve your mission.
Partnering on big problems. Service providers, funders, and investors turn to us for new ways to collaboratively support stronger, fairer communities.
Learning that helps illuminate paths to solving complex social issues. Sharing experiences and expertise – from ideas to anecdotes to cutting-edge data and analysis – makes it easier.
NFF advances missions and social progress in underserved communities through financing, consulting, partnerships, and knowledge-sharing that empower leaders, organizations, and ideas. A leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), NFF currently manages over $310 million. Since 1980, we have provided almost $700 million in financing and access to additional capital in support of over $2.3 billion in projects for thousands of organizations nationwide.
NFF’s Financial Services team is seeking a Senior Loan Officer. This position plays a central role in the growth and expansion of NFF’s financing business and holds primary responsibility in managing the due diligence, underwriting, and structuring of financing products and portfolios in the West Coast region. S/he develops and maintains high-quality underwriting ensuring that NFF remains a leading underwriter for investment opportunities across sectors, industries and geographies. Primary responsibilities include working with borrowers through all stages of the financing process, from assisting with applications, assessing the viability of borrowers, conducting financial analyses, underwriting loans, preparing documents for loan approval, and presenting proposals to loan committees. The Senior Loan Officer partners internally to support meeting budgeted lending goals, and contributes to lending process improvements. S/he maintains knowledge of key markets within the region and nationally to support and inform the underwriting process and the development of new products.
The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in or commitment to supporting low-income communities and/or the nonprofit sector and is a strong communicator and relationship builder with the ability to forge deep community relationships while setting realistic expectations and moving financial projects forward.
This position is a national position to be based in NFF’s Oakland or Los Angeles office and reports to the Vice President, Underwriting.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Underwriting and Product Management
Business and Product Development
Essential Requirements for Education and/or Experience:
Specialized Knowledge/Beneficial Skills and Experience:
All salaries are commensurate with experience and include an attractive benefits package.
Nonprofit Finance Fund is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in its workforce. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
NFF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, NFF complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. NFF also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
This job posting provides a general list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required for this position. It does not represent a contract for employment and NFF reserves the right to change the description and/or posting at any time without notice.
When applying, please DO NOT include any of the following information with your job application: Social Security number; driver's license number or state-issued identification card number; financial account number, or credit or debit card number.