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Loan Processor Resume Sample

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Enjoy this expertly developed sample loan processor resume with complimentary cover letter strategies included. Unlike most resume samples you will find, this one is a completely editable Word document, which means you can revise this resume as needed to suit your needs while keeping the stylish format in tact.

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									JESSE KENDALL
123 Elm Street, Fulton, MO 65251, 573.555.5555, jkendall@notmail.com


EFFICIENT AND ACCURATE LOAN PROCESSING
Performance-driven loan processor with more than 14 years of notable success in streamlining loan processing
operations, driving profits, and maximizing company growth. Exceed expectations in cultivation of business
relationships as well as in development and execution of winning business development strategies.



LOAN PROCESSING EXCELLENCE

ABC MORTGAGE BROKERS, INC., Fulton, MO, 20xx-20xx
Loan Processor (20xx-20xx): Processed loans such as auto, mortgage, and credit cards. Responded to
customer inquiries, verified employment of customers, and requested payoffs and title searches. Filed titles with
the DMV and deeds with the courthouse. Scheduled job fairs, screened résumés for open district positions, and
interviewed job applicants.

Key Achievements:
       Facilitated financing for customers of carpet and furniture stores, managing relationships with dealers and
        persuading them to agree to financing with the company.
       Instructed processors in the district and the region how to set up and process new sales finance dealers,
        applications, and contracts.
       Developed simplified process guides that provided step-by-step directions from application to loan close,
        which were disseminated to the entire district.
       Held office meetings, monitored e-lead results, and oversaw branch production in the manager’s absence.


BCD MORTGAGE, INC., Fulton, MO, 20xx-20xx
Loan Processor (20xx-20xx): Utilized a suite of in-house loan-processing software to initiate loans and
administer credit background checks. Cultivated relationships with applicants and worked collaboratively with
creditors and loan officers in processing and completing loan applications. Conducted employment verifications
for loan application processing. Performed extensive reviews of loan documents to ensure document accuracy.

Key Achievements:
       Played a key role in personal computer hardware and software support.
       Resolved computer, printer, and desktop software issues for staff.
       Provided support, general maintenance, and upgrades to personal computer systems.



EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF XYZ, FULTON, MO, 20xx
Bachelor of Arts, Finance

COLLEGE OF XYZ, FULTON, MO, 20xx
Associate of Arts, Business Administration


TECHNICAL SKILLS
Microsoft Word • Excel • Access • PowerPoint • Outlook
Creating a Compelling Cover Letter
A powerfully written cover letter is necessary to land most interviews and ensure job search success. When an
advertised position creates a pile of 100+ resumes, it becomes the responsibility of the hiring personnel to
shortlist the applications. Resumes without cover letters are usually the first to go, followed by the ones with
poorly written cover letters. Avoid this fate by following these effective strategies:


Address your cover letter appropriately:
Be sure that you get the name of the hiring manager before sending your resume, and address the letter to that
individual. The proper greeting will be either “Dear Mr. (Smith),” or “Dear Ms. (Smith).” Avoid using Miss or Mrs.,
and do not address your letter to “Dear Sirs,” as it is considered inappropriate. If you are unsure of your
contact’s gender, address them by their first and last name, as in “Dear Pat Smith,” to avoid an embarrassing
mistake. If you don’t know the name of the hiring manager, simply use the greeting “Dear Hiring Manager,”– it’s
clear, to the point, and gender neutral.


Get to the point in your opening paragraph:
One of the most common interviewing questions employers ask is “Why should I hire you among other
candidates?” Provide an answer to that question right off the bat in your opening paragraph. This is a very
important section because it is the first thing the employer will read. It must be powerful and make an immediate
impact. Be sure sell yourself and your unique abilities. Do not use a generic opening paragraph that can apply to
any Tom, Dick or Harry.
Every line should sell you, so use aggressive language here and throughout the rest of your cover letter. For
example, instead of writing “My background is in finance management, making me well-suited for your
advertised Corporate Finance Director position.” you can write “A background in finance management and a
proven record of developing effective strategies that drive revenue, growth and shareholder value make me a
strong candidate for your advertised Corporate Finance Director position.”


Show your interest and sell your accomplishments in the body of the letter:
In this section, you need to show your interest in the job and the company. Research is a key ingredient to a
successful job search. The more you are able to demonstrate your interest and knowledge about a company,
the better your chances are to secure an interview. Get to know the company’s mission and new corporate
initiatives, and tell them how you can help them meet their objectives or resolve their problems. Praise the
company for public recognitions or recent accomplishments. The employer will surely take notice of your active
interest.
Use “I” and “my” sparingly. Try not to use these words more than six times in your cover letter. You need to
focus on what you will bring to the company and how you will help them improve their profitability. Too much use
of the word “I” will also make your letter look elementary and poorly written.
For executive-level candidates and professionals with substantial achievements, a bullet point format is often
the most effective and efficient way to highlight accomplishments. If you fall into this category, be sure to keep
the bullet point statements unique and fresh. Do not copy and paste the exact same phrases from the resume
as it will make you look lazy. All sentences and achievements transferred from the resume should be rephrased.


Close your letter with a strong paragraph:
In the closing paragraph, you need to address several issues. At the very least, you need to ask for the interview
and provide contact information. This is also the ideal place to mention your salary requirements (if the employer
insists on it), or your desire to relocate.
To demonstrate your drive and interest, mention that you will call within a week to follow up. This is a great way
to ensure the resume was successfully received, and it creates an opportunity to establish a dialog. However,
do not mention this in your cover letter if you do not intend to follow up.

In summation, an aggressive and dynamic cover letter will help you stand out among the competition.
Remember that the goal is to market yourself – not to compose a dull biography.

								
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