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Commercial Loan Document Specialist: 8204 W Belmont Ave, Chicago IL

Position: Commercial Loan Documentation Specialist

Reports To: Loan Operations Officer

Department: Lending

Division: Operations

Date: June 3, 2022

Summary:

The Commercial Loan Documentation Specialist’s primary responsibility is to assist loan officers with bringing approved loans to funding by working closely with loan applicants and third parties, such as appraisers, title companies and attorneys.  The Commercial Loan Documentation Specialist ensures the completeness of the loan file and prepares preliminary, closing and renewal loan documents in accordance with the approved terms, bank’s policies, and in compliance with federal and state regulations.  The individual often works with little supervision and engages in judgment calls and decision-making.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • drafting loan documents using LaserPro® software in accordance with the approved terms and policies, and in compliance with federal and state regulations; 
  • scheduling and coordinating closings;
  • requesting title searches, title policy commitments, UCC searches, insurance certificates, articles of organization, operating agreements, trust agreements, corporate by-laws and legal opinions;
  • analyzing documentation requested above to ensure bank’s collateral position can be perfected;
  • analyzing general liability, hazard and flood insurance certificates to ensure adequate coverage;
  • running OFAC checks and collecting information in accordance with Bank Secrecy Act;
  • carrying out closings either on-site or at a client’s location and submitting documents from said closings to title companies for recording and final title insurance policy;
  • funding of loans via wire, check or disbursement into client’s depository account and approving final disbursement with escrow agents;
  • ensuring that funded loan files are complete and ready for booking onto bank’s loan accounting system;
  • post-funding tracking and review of documents perfecting the collateral.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent is necessary.  Minimum two years of commercial loan documentation and closing experience is required.  Experience with LaserPro® or similar loan documentation software is required.

Language Ability:

Strong written and verbal skills are necessary.  Candidate must be people-friendly with good communicative and interpersonal skills.  The individual must be able to respond to inquiries from and be able to coordinate between multiple parties. 

Math Ability:

The Commercial Loan Documentation Specialist should be able to calculate interest accrued, pay-off amounts, penalties and percentages, balance closing statements, and apply basic accounting principles as necessary.

Reasoning Ability:

The ability to solve practical problems with many variables, often in situations where only limited standardization exists, is necessary.  The Commercial Loan Documentation Specialist must deal with an array of inquiries from other lending personnel, clients, escrow agents, and attorneys.  The candidate must read, analyze, and interpret a variety of loan documents, legal entity organizational documents, title and insurance policies, and bank’s internal policies and procedures.

Computer Skills:

Strong PC skills including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, internet, and internal software are necessary.  LaserPro or other loan documentation software experience is preferred.

Certificates and Licenses:

None are necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No supervisory responsibilities are associated with this position.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The individual will be required to multi-task, work as a part of a team, and uphold the image of the Bank.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers to handle, or feel, and talk or hear.

Universal Banker: 1958 W Division St, Chicago IL

Position: Universal Banker   

Reports To: Assistant Vice-President/Branch Manager  

FLSA Status: Exempt   

Department: Retail Banking   

Division: Personal Banking & Customer Service  

Summary:

The Universal Banking position incorporates the responsibilities of both a teller and a personal banker. The employee will be expected to perform the operational duties of a teller as well as the relationship management expected of a personal banker. The teller aspect of this position incorporates many responsibilities and duties including safeguarding depositors’ funds, adhering to Banking regulations, being detail oriented to achieve accurate transaction processing and record keeping, as well as knowing the Bank’s products and services and how to successfully cross-sell them to build relationships.  Tellers are the frontline for the bank and therefore should be personable, patient, efficient and confident. The personal banking aspect of this position also entails many responsibilities and duties including growing deposits at the Bank, adhering to Banking regulations, being detail-oriented to achieve accurate transaction processing and record keeping, as well as knowing the Bank’s products and services and how to successfully cross-sell them to build stronger banking relationships. This person should be entrepreneurial in nature and have the ability to build core deposit balances for the Bank.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The teller position is responsible for but not limited to: managing and balancing a cash drawer, accepting and processing customer deposits, creating official checks and money orders, running the coin machine, making loan payments, processing U.S. Savings Bonds, preparing CTRs (currency transaction reports) and preventing fraud. The personal banker position is responsible for but not limited to: developing and retaining new core-deposit relationships, learning and understanding retail loan products, understanding and following new account opening procedures, understanding all products and services of the bank and how to cross-sell them, handling customer requests and complaints, keeping current with banking regulation guidelines, answering the phone, referring loan customers to lending department, and achieving monthly sales and cross-sell goals. The candidate needs to ensure proper product, service and regulatory knowledge to make sure all banking activity is compliant. The individual should have the ability to talk comfortably with customers and be confident when speaking of Bank products and services. The individual should be able to work in a team environment and cross-sell to enhance customer banking relationships.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education/Experience:

High School Diploma and/or secondary education is preferred (either Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution in the field of business, including courses in finance, accounting and economics or current enrollment towards this goal). Three years of related sales experience and training is required. 

Language Ability:

Strong written and verbal skills are necessary as well as the ability to multi-task, negotiate, reason and make decisions. He/she must have the ability to effectively present information to customers and explain the benefit of the Bank’s products and services. Individual must be people-oriented with good communicative and interpersonal skills.  The individual must be able to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community in a confident manner.

Math Ability:

The individual should be able to understand basic math computations. The individual will be required to calculate basic math in regards to calculating deposits, withdrawals, and summations. The ability to apply concepts of basic algebra is required.  The ability to balance a cash drawer on a daily basis and manage cash shipments is necessary. The ability to calculate figures and amounts such as interest accrued, pay-offs, financial penalties and percentages is also necessary.

Reasoning Ability:

The ability to handle multiple customers with multiple requests on a daily basis is necessary. The employee as a teller or a banker should be able to know and understand typical transactions for different types of customers (i.e. personal v. business). This is important not only for daily operations but also in understanding and preventing fraud or other losses to the Bank.  The ability to profile and determine which product set will best suit each customer as well as being able to sell those products to the customer is necessary.

Computer Skills:

Strong PC skills including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, internet and internal software are required. 

Certificates and Licenses:

N/A.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to fingers, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.

Universal Banker: 2020 Ponce De Leon, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Position: Universal Banker   

Reports To: Assistant Vice-President/Branch Manager  

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Department: Retail Banking 

Division: Personal Banking & Customer Service  

Summary:

The Universal Banking position incorporates the responsibilities of both a teller and a personal banker. The employee will be expected to perform the operational duties of a teller as well as the relationship management expected of a personal banker. The teller aspect of this position incorporates many responsibilities and duties including safeguarding depositors’ funds, adhering to Banking regulations, being detail oriented to achieve accurate transaction processing and record keeping, as well as knowing the Bank’s products and services and how to successfully cross-sell them to build relationships.  Tellers are the frontline for the bank and therefore should be personable, patient, efficient and confident. The personal banking aspect of this position also entails many responsibilities and duties including growing deposits at the Bank, adhering to Banking regulations, being detail-oriented to achieve accurate transaction processing and record keeping, as well as knowing the Bank’s products and services and how to successfully cross-sell them to build stronger banking relationships. This person should be entrepreneurial in nature and have the ability to build core deposit balances for the Bank.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The teller position is responsible for but not limited to: managing and balancing a cash drawer, accepting and processing customer deposits, creating official checks and money orders, running the coin machine, making loan payments, processing U.S. Savings Bonds, preparing CTRs (currency transaction reports) and preventing fraud. The personal banker position is responsible for but not limited to: developing and retaining new core-deposit relationships, learning and understanding retail loan products, understanding and following new account opening procedures, understanding all products and services of the bank and how to cross-sell them, handling customer requests and complaints, keeping current with banking regulation guidelines, answering the phone, referring loan customers to lending department, and achieving monthly sales and cross-sell goals. The candidate needs to ensure proper product, service and regulatory knowledge to make sure all banking activity is compliant. The individual should have the ability to talk comfortably with customers and be confident when speaking of Bank products and services. The individual should be able to work in a team environment and cross-sell to enhance customer banking relationships.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education/Experience:

High School Diploma and/or secondary education is preferred (either Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution in the field of business, including courses in finance, accounting and economics or current enrollment towards this goal). Three years of related sales experience and training is required. 

Language Ability:

Strong written and verbal skills are necessary as well as the ability to multi-task, negotiate, reason and make decisions. He/she must have the ability to effectively present information to customers and explain the benefit of the Bank’s products and services. Individual must be people-oriented with good communicative and interpersonal skills.  The individual must be able to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community in a confident manner.

Math Ability:

The individual should be able to understand basic math computations. The individual will be required to calculate basic math in regards to calculating deposits, withdrawals, and summations. The ability to apply concepts of basic algebra is required.  The ability to balance a cash drawer on a daily basis and manage cash shipments is necessary. The ability to calculate figures and amounts such as interest accrued, pay-offs, financial penalties and percentages is also necessary.

Reasoning Ability:

The ability to handle multiple customers with multiple requests on a daily basis is necessary. The employee as a teller or a banker should be able to know and understand typical transactions for different types of customers (i.e. personal v. business). This is important not only for daily operations but also in understanding and preventing fraud or other losses to the Bank.  The ability to profile and determine which product set will best suit each customer as well as being able to sell those products to the customer is necessary.

Computer Skills:

Strong PC skills including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, internet and internal software are required. 

Certificates and Licenses:

N/A.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to fingers, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.

Customer Service Associate/ Bank Teller: 121 W Wacker Dr, Chicago IL

Job Title: Teller/Customer Service Associate     

Reports To: Customer Service Manager 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt  

Department: Retail Banking   

Division: Customer Service   

Summary:

Tellers have many responsibilities and duties including safeguarding depositors’ funds, adhering to Banking regulations, being detail oriented to achieve accurate transaction processing and record keeping, as well as knowing the Bank’s products and services and how to successfully cross-sell them to build relationships.  Tellers are the frontline for the bank and therefore should be personable, patient, efficient and confident.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for but not limited to: managing and balancing a cash drawer, accepting and processing customer deposits, creating official checks and money orders, running the coin machine, making loan payments, processing U.S. Savings Bonds, preparing CTRs (currency transaction reports) and preventing fraud. The candidate needs to ensure proper product, service and regulatory knowledge to make sure all banking activity is compliant. The individual should have the ability to talk comfortably with customers and be confident when speaking of Bank products and services in order to cross-sell and enhance the customer’s banking relationships. The candidate is also going to be held responsible for achieving monthly sales goals.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent and/or secondary education is preferred (either 4 year Bachelor’s Degree or current enrollment towards this goal). 1-2 years sales or customer service is preferred.

Language Ability:

Strong written and verbal skills are necessary as well as the ability to multi-task, work as a team, and uphold the image of the Bank. He/she must be people-oriented with good communicative and interpersonal skills.  The individual must be able to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.  The individual should be able to explain rules and regulations to customers in a confident manner.

Math Ability:

The individual should be able to understand basic math computations. The individual will be required to calculate basic math in regards to calculating deposits, withdrawals, and summations. The ability to apply concepts of basic algebra is required.  The ability to balance a cash drawer on a daily basis and manage cash shipments is necessary.

Reasoning Ability:

The ability to handle multiple customers with multiple requests on a daily basis is necessary. The teller should be able to know and understand typical transactions for different types of customers (i.e. personal v. business). This is important not only for daily operations but also in understanding and preventing fraud or other losses to the Bank. 

Computer Skills:

Strong PC skills including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, internet and internal software are required. 

Certificates and Licenses:

N/A.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to fingers, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.

Assistant Branch Manager/ Customer Service Manager: 1958 W Division St, Chicago IL

Job Title: Customer Service Manager 

Reports To: COO & Senior Vice President

FLSA Status: Exempt  

Department: Retail Banking  

Division: Customer Service 

Summary:

CSMs have the responsibility of overseeing the operations and staffing of the tellers at the Bank. As the managers of the employees who are the frontline of the bank, the CSM’s involvement in fraud prevention and compliance is extensive. While CSM’s serve as managers to the teller line, they often are asked to perform the same job functions as tellers such as safeguarding depositors’ funds, adhering to Banking regulations, being detail oriented to achieve accurate transaction processing and record keeping, as well as knowing the Bank’s products and services and how to successfully cross-sell them to build relationships.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

In regards to operations, the position is responsible for but not limited to: approvals/overrides, cross-selling products at the teller line to meet monthly goals, managing and balancing a cash drawer, processing U.S. Savings Bonds, understanding ATM processing procedures, balancing ATM and vault on a daily basis, ordering and processing cash shipments, conducting regular audits, managing cash levels of teller drawers, cashing of checks, processing CTR reports, fraud prevention, monetary instrument sales, managing the night depository, NSF online decisions, creating and dispersing official checks and money orders, proofing the work on a daily basis, and managing the vault.

In regards to staffing, the position is responsible for but not limited to: coaching and training of current and new tellers, evaluations and goal-setting, interviewing and hiring of new tellers, ensuring the achievement of  referral and cross-sell goals, as well as knowing and understanding emergency vault procedures. 

The candidate needs to ensure proper product, service and regulatory knowledge to make sure all banking activity is compliant. The individual should have the ability to talk comfortably with customers and staff and be confident when speaking of Bank products and services in order to cross-sell and enhance the customer’s banking relationships. The candidate is also going to be held responsible for his/her team achieving their monthly sales goals as wells as their own personal goals.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent and/or secondary education is preferred (either 4 year Bachelor’s Degree or current enrollment towards this goal). 5 years sales or customer service in banking or financial services industry preferred.

Language Ability:

Strong written and verbal skills are necessary as well as the ability to multi-task, work as a team, and uphold the image of the Bank. He/she must be people-oriented with good communicative and interpersonal skills.  The individual must be able to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.  The individual should be able to explain rules and regulations to customers in a confident manner.

Math Ability:

The individual should be able to understand basic math computations. The individual will be required to calculate basic math in regards to calculating deposits, withdrawals, and summations. The ability to apply concepts of basic algebra is required.  The ability to balance a cash drawer/vault/ATM on a daily basis and manage cash shipments is necessary.

Reasoning Ability:

The ability to handle multiple customers with multiple requests on a daily basis is necessary. The CSM should be able manage multiple staff members. The CSM should be able to know and understand typical transactions for different types of customers (i.e. personal v. business). This is important not only for daily operations but also in understanding and preventing fraud or other losses to the Bank. 

Computer Skills:

Strong PC skills including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, internet and internal software are required. 

Certificates and Licenses:

N/A

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job requires supervisory responsibilities, which include the management and review of the customer service associates.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to fingers, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.

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