What We Do:
NFF works toward a more just and vibrant society through:
Financing that helps nonprofits and social enterprises expand opportunity in low- and middle-income communities.
Consulting that helps nonprofits and funders connect money to mission and community impact.
Partnering with service providers, funders, and investors to turn money and goodwill into positive outcomes.
Learning that shares experiences and expertise – from ideas to anecdotes to cutting-edge data and analysis.
Nonprofit Finance Fund® (NFF®) advances missions and social progress in underserved communities through financing, consulting, partnerships, and knowledge-sharing. A leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), NFF currently manages over $329 million. Since 1980, we have provided $871 million in financing and access to additional capital in support of over $2.9 billion in projects for thousands of organizations nationwide.
The Senior Underwriter plays a central role in the growth and expansion of NFF’s financing business on the east coast. They will support the underwriting of and directly underwrite transactions and work closely with the Loan Originations / Business Development team and the Director, Underwriting to ensure the deal pipeline proceeds in a timely and expeditious manner. Primary responsibilities include: managing the collection and analysis of client due diligence; analyzing financial spreads; underwriting loans and lines of credit; preparing documents for loan approval; presenting proposals to loan committees; and assisting with loan closings. In addition, the Senior Underwriter assists in business development efforts and maintains knowledge of key markets within the eastern region and across all sectors and industries in which NFF works. The Senior Underwriter partners internally to support meeting budgeted lending goals and contributes to lending process improvements.
The Senior Underwriter demonstrates an 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 will be based in NFF’s New York, NY or Philadelphia, PA office. This position will report to the Vice President, Lending.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Underwriting and Product Management
Client Relationship and Management
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.
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.