Special Assets Officer Average Salary

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 8 Special Assets Officer votes.
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$37,334 - $93,236  
$1,468 - $11,335  
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$36,054 - $97,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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Job Description for Special Assets Officer

Special assets officers are in charge of managing and allocating loans for their organization. They write specific loan terms and renegotiate them as needed, as well as process large amounts of financial and loan information to find and correct possible contract errors. These officers also write detailed reports and report their progress to the credit administrator in their department. In all tasks, special assets officers must follow financial and privacy procedures; they also need to provide excellent service to clients and strive to increase customer loyalty.

Other tasks performed by special assets officers include attending business meetings, updating loan information on company databases as needed, coordinating with company counsel regarding collection activities, and working with banks as required. They also monitor past-due activity and prepare credit analyses as needed. They are also responsible for communicating with borrowers using a variety of platforms to identify issues with special assets defaults, as well as setting up an arrangement for payment. They calculate amounts owed on loans as well.

A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or a similar field is typically the minimum educational requirement for this position, and previous experience is typically needed as well. Special assets officers need to pay close attention to detail and possess strong analytical abilities, as well as be proficient with basic office software.
Special Assets Officer Tasks
  • Manage bankruptcy and foreclosure processes to regain assets.
  • Evaluate and recommend tactics for recovery of investments in formal reports.
  • Manage a portfolio of assets and loans and identify areas that require exit strategies.
  • Negotiate and handle problem loans and short sales.

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25 %
75 %
$64,143 - $90,532
$38,101 - $80,673

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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