State Bank of Bement is seeking an Agricultural Loan Officer. Primary responsibilities will be Agricultural Lending and Underwriting as well as some Commercial and limited Consumer lending. A BS Degree in an Agriculture or Business curriculum and a minimum of 5 years lending or banking experience preferred.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Greet customers and visitors promptly and in a friendly, professional manner
Assist current and potential customers with questions or concerns about our products and services and make appropriate recommendations. Work closely with other departments as necessary.
Prepare the necessary documentation and issue disclosures
Maintain internal controls, obtain all required documentation to identify the customer and meet regulatory requirements
Make sound decisions based on your level of authority, the risk of the transaction and customer expectations
Work at other bank offices, as needed
Understand and adhere to all bank policies
Understand and adhere to all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and related anti-money laundering laws and Office of Foreign Asset Controls (OFAC)
5 years of Lending and/or Banking experience preferred
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the skills necessary to deal tactfully and professionally with customers, employees, senior management, auditors and regulators
Knowledge of, and the ability to use current technology proficiently, including a personal computer, keyboard and mouse, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel) and other technology based tools
Good organizational skills, a high level of accuracy and strong attention to detail
Effective time management and the ability to work independently in a team environment
Ability to handle sensitive information with complete confidentiality and professionalism
While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, reach with arms and hands, talk and hear. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Employee must also have the ability to bend and lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
About State Bank of Bement
The State Bank of Bement is a community bank located in central Illinois and established in 1914. Our mission is to provide our customers with personal, prompt, and cordial service, combined with the latest technology and products, to foster “customers for life.” We believe that each employee contributes directly to the organization's growth and success.