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Loan Associate

Department: Commercial Support
Location: Fargo, ND

First International Bank and Trust is a family-owned community bank and one of Prairie Business Magazine's 50 best places to work for 10 years running. Every day you will be working with a team of Commercial / Ag Lenders, Credit Analysts, and other Loan Associates and will be responsible for a variety of tasks such as documentation preparation, funding loans, loan servicing, customer support, and more.

In-Office Position

Key Responsibilities

  • Works with Loan Officers and Credit Analysts to input data into the loan software for documentation and underwriting purposes.
  • Assists with gathering and ordering initial collateral information.
  • Works with Loan Operations throughout the process of ordering and preparing loan documentation.
  • Completes funding of loans according to loan terms in a timely manner.
  • Ensures timely recording of lien documentation to perfect collateral.
  • Processes all incoming documentation including tickler management and scanning documents.
  • Assists clients with inquiries and requests.
  • Provides support to Loan Officers by handling loan closings in the Loan Officers absence.


  • Associate degree from two-year college or technical school; a minimum of one-year related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous Commercial Real Estate or Commercial and Industrial Loan experience is preferred.
  • Administrative experience over the last two + years to handle a variety of time sensitive tasks is preferred.
  • Experience with Navigator, Director, etc. preferred.

First International Bank and Trust is a family-owned full-service Community Bank with locations in ND, MN, SD, and AZ.

We show our employees we care by providing competitive benefits, training, and growth opportunities. Here are the things we offer within our full-time benefits package:

  • Generous PTO and Holiday pay
  • Health, Dental & Vision
  • 401K Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Life and Disability Insurance

If you are interested in learning more, you can apply or if you have questions before applying you can reach out directly to

Equal Opportunity Employer