Supervisor, Lease Operations



Supervisor, Lease Operations Minneapolis, Minnesota

Title: Supervisor, Lease Operations

Job Type: Permanent

Primary Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Challenge:

Vignetic is looking for a Lease Operations Supervisor who will provide leadership, supervision, and technical knowledge to unit including workflow and administrative oversight, coaching, feedback, and functional participation.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the effective and efficient delivery of application processing, documentation and closing activities to meet the lease origination requirements of a specific leasing sales region.
  • Responsible for task prioritization, team quality assurance, and on time lease origination delivery.

Essential Skills& Qualifications:

  • Supervises workflow and establishes priorities to meet internal and external deadlines.
  • Provides tactical guidance and functional participation in transactions and daily work and ensures that all compliance activities are consistent with legal and regulatory requirements, as well as CoBank policies and procedures.
  • Serves as a point of escalation to resolve the most complex transactional issues.
  • Performs secondary review of finished work product, including reviewing legal documents for accuracy.
  • Maintains own portfolio and provides back up support for other team members.
  • Monitors control reports and performs related research and problem solving.
  • Prepares ad hoc reports.
  • Participates and/or leads project teams to meet project deliverables.
  • Coordinates with other managers, supervisors, and staff in the division and in other areas of the organization on matters of mutual interest.
  • Coordinates interaction with auditors, Relationship Managers, Credit Analysts, Capital Markets, external vendors, and bank customers.
  • Identifies and documents key controls impacting financial reporting.
  • Assesses team training needs and coordinates training opportunities.
  • Supervises staff
  • Sets performance standards, manages workflow, grants authorities, evaluates performance, and recommends personnel actions within delegated authorities. 
  • Consults with Human Resources as appropriate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or relevant discipline
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in leasing or financial services; or appropriate combination of education and experience.
  • One (1) or more years of supervisory experience, preferably in leasing or financial services; or appropriate combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of the Farm Credit System, leasing industry, terminology, best practices, documentation, security interest, tax and closing requirements.
  • Proven track record of successful delivery within a team environment under demanding timelines.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize projects.
  • Intermediate leadership and coaching skills.
  • Strong customer focus and attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of legal, commercial lending, commercial leasing, commercial loan instruments and pertinent documentation.
  • Knowledge of InfoLease, Rapport, syndicated transactions and/or collateral, lease terminology, title insurance, real estate law, the Uniform Commercial Code and collateral documentation.
  • Intermediate leadership and coaching skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientation, with demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task and work effectively under tight timeframes and with competing priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability develop and maintain relationships and to communicate effectively to all levels of management, staff, and external stakeholders,
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, and Excel).


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