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Commercial Banking Officer

Company: Bank of the Pacific
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Reviews lists, records, newspapers, networking opportunities, and other sources for business development leads.Develops new prospects and customers for the financial institution by maintaining an organized business development effort including but not limited to calling on new and existing clients, utilizing a contact management program, and planning and documenting calls as appropriate.Conducts other business development activities such as but not limited to joint calling with branch staff and product specialists, attending community and networking events, organizing events, publishing tombstones, and issuing newsletters.Interviews applicants for commercial banking services, both credit and non-credit services.Discusses client needs, problems or complaints with client relationship stakeholders.Evaluates potential customer loan requests and makes loan recommendations to management as appropriate. Analyzes and screens credit requests for all types of loans, utilizing all relevant information to determine client and prospect credit repayment capabilities. Reviews new laws, regulations, and policies that influence commercial lending within the financial institution and incorporates these as appropriate.Presents credit requests to management as appropriate or required by policy, by writing approval, problem credit, and other forms of loan memoranda.Presents non-credit and credit products to prospects and clients and refers client and prospects to other product specialists as appropriate including cash management, private banking, investment, branch, and other personnel.Negotiates credit terms, such as costs, loan repayment methods and collateral, including customer pricing for products sold as consistent with policies and procedures, and to be competitive with the market.Packages loans for prospects and clients, and recommends loan terms and conditions, and packages non-credit services, or directs supporting staff in such activities as appropriate. Ensures document accuracy relative to approved credit facilities. Corresponds with legal counsel or other agents, as appropriate, and as necessary.Monitors client performance versus that expected, documenting material variance and information, and making risk rating changes as appropriate. Includes but is not limited to the timely follow-up of financial reporting, covenant checks, and borrowing base review. Takes action regarding expiring notes in advance of maturity; collects past due payments quickly; and engages on other activities to maintain the credit quality of loan portfolio.Engages junior Commercial Banking Officers, Credit Analysts, Documentation Specialists, and Commercial Administrative Assistants as appropriate in the writing of loan memoranda, analyzing of data, completion of documentation, and risk management activities as routine among those activities essential to the development and risk management of commercial accounts.Manages large or complex commercial relationships, as needed, and counsels customers and prospects on banking and non-banking strategies.In some instances, maintains and enhances information base on local and national economics or industries, as well as other concerns, that would impact the financial institution's lending activities.Portfolio focus may be industry specific (such as agriculture, real estate, natural resource, or others).Other duties, in addition to those above, may be assigned by management.Education/Knowledge/Skills & AbilitiesBachelor's degree or equivalent in Finance, General Business or Accounting - desirable2 - 3 years related job experience;Prior credit experience within a banking environment is desirable;Understanding of collateral requirements with general exposure to documentationKnowledge of credit investigationsUse of bank standard word processing software and spreadsheet software with strong understanding of multiple math formulas.General communication (oral and written); clear voice communication; business telephone etiquette; distribute and exchange information with others; interaction with managers, employees, regulatory agencies, industry peers, customers, communicate/work with confidential information; compose draft written materials, correspondence/memoranda, reports, publications.Sound reasoning and judgement skillsExceptional interpersonal and rapport building skillsHighly OrganizedAttention to DetailKnowledge RetentionPhysical and Mental Requirements:General office environmentMay be necessary to work extended hoursPeriodic travel requiredAbility to perform repetitive finger, hand, and arm movementsAbility to lift up to 20lbs.Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of timeAbility to reach, squat, bend, and manually manipulate standard office equipmentOur Mission is simple, to be the best Bank for our employees, customers, investors and community.At Bank of the Pacific, we are committed to delivering memorable service beyond the customer's expectation, to include both external and internal customers. We consistently demonstrate our values through teamwork, open communication, integrity, honesty and respect for others. Additionally, we will maintain a professional appearance through dress, conduct and an orderly work area. A successful candidate will possess these qualities and be enthusiastic, professional and of high ethics. They will embrace our Mission, Vision and Values and actively contribute to our success.Our Core Values - We Care. We consistently demonstrate this through:Teamwork and open communication Integrity, honesty and respect for others Enthusiasm and positive recognition Professionalism, initiative and innovation Accountability, focused action and timely follow-through Commitment to make our company a successFor your Benefit We Offer:Salary range for this position is $100,000 to $155,000 per year. The specific salary offered will depend on several factors including but not limited to applicant's knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the position.Eligible to participate in annual incentive plan.We offer a comprehensive healthcare benefit package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, EAP, LTD, STD, Group Life, VTL, AD&D, FSA, DCAP, LFSA, and HSA.Retirement Savings Plan through 401(k) with an additional Roth 401(k) option. We match 100% of your deferral up to 5% of eligible compensation.Wellness Dollars up to $500 per year.Weekend Wellness Hours, 4 per quarter.Paid Birthday and Anniversary Holiday11 paid Holidays per YearSick Leave Time - Earn up to 8 days each YearVacation - 17 days each Year (first year adjusted based on hire)Vacation Purchase PlanTuition ReimbursementEmployee Banking Privileges and Special Loan Features.All employees are responsible for internal controls in the performance of their assigned duties. Internal Control responsibilities are established in various policies, procedures, and documents including the Code of Conduct.Bank of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.Salary Range Disclaimer:The base salary range represents the minimum and the maximum of Bank of the Pacific's salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors related to business needs and the employee's relevant knowledge, qualifications, experience, and job performance for the position.

Keywords: Bank of the Pacific, Vancouver , Commercial Banking Officer, Accounting, Auditing , Vancouver, Washington

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