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At Byron Bank, we understand what it takes to provide our customers with the level of service they expect and the solutions they need to help them achieve their financial goals. We recognize that our greatest asset is our employees and take great pride in hiring qualified individuals to complement our existing teams. We offer an attractive benefit package that includes paid vacation and sick days; health, dental and life insurance; pet insurance and a 401k plan, etc.

Our diverse team is passionate, prepared and ready to serve the ever-changing needs of our customers. They possess a strong work ethic, are professional, courteous and enjoy working in a team environment.

Does this sound like you? Are you ready to begin your career with Byron Bank? Submit your resume at any time to the following:

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Katie Klingele

Human Resource Manager

Byron Bank, P.O. Box 901, Byron, IL 61010


COMMERCIAL LOAN OFFICER - Byron

Byron Bank is the premier third-generation community bank and we are looking for an equally dynamic and successful Commercial Loan Officer to join our team.

This lender will be responsible for developing and managing new commercial loan and business deposit relationships for this area. As part of the team, they will represent Byron Bank in the local community through participation in community affairs and participation in marketing & cross-selling of all relevant Byron Bank products and services.

To learn more about this exciting role please reach out today!

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the commercial loan portfolio including overall relationship profitability and portfolio risk.
  • Achieve improved profit margin through increased loan growth, deposit growth, and fee income.
  • Maintains comprehensive understanding of current commercial products offered in the market and keeps informed of all relevant industry trends and practices.
  • Maintain properly documented files and manage renewals.
  • Continued business development through cross selling and joint calling efforts.
  • Active in various community organizations and events to increase bank’s visibility, develop relationships, and drive business opportunities.
  • Follow all bank policies and procedures and compliance rules and regulations.

Experience Required:

  • 5 or more years of commercial lending experience
  • Good credit analysis and accounting skills
  • Proven ability to achieve sales goals
  • Professional and effective interpersonal skills

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) 3% Match
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance

Job Type: Full-time

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Katie Klingele

Human Resource Manager

UNIVERSAL BANKER - Poplar Grove

Job Summary

A Universal Banker with Byron Bank can help our customers with their new or existing account needs or their teller transaction. They process customer transactions, open accounts, and perform maintenance efficiently and accurately in person and by phone. They actively listen to customers and meet their needs by completing the transaction or referring them to another department. Provide outstanding customer service in person and over the phone handling customer visits from beginning to end.

Job Focus

  • Open, close, and maintain new and existing checking, saving, certificate of deposit, individual retirement, health saving, and business accounts.
  • Use active listening to cross sell products that best suit the customer’s needs.
  • Answer customer service calls regarding account questions, password resets and online banking questions, debit card questions, etc.
  • Open, close, maintain and help customers access safe deposit boxes.
  • Process a variety of customer transactions including:
    • Processing checking and savings deposits, verifying contents being deposited for correct titling and having proper endorsements.
    • Processing checking and savings withdrawals, verifying withdrawals for proper titling and endorsements, obtaining, and documenting current identification, and verifying balances.
    • Processing loan, credit card, and real estate tax payments.
    • Completing transfers between accounts.
    • Issuing cashier checks, money orders, gift cards, and license stickers.
    • Process and log mail, night drop, and courier bags.
    • Watch for and identify counterfeit currency and fraudulent checks.
    • Complete password resets, debit card increases, and travel notices.
  • Scan transactions and proof work for Retail and Loan departments.
  • Read, understand, and follow Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) policy to include currency transaction reporting, monetary log reporting, and customer information program.
  • Listen for opportunities to add additional products or services during transaction processing and refer to the corresponding department.
  • Complete required training assigned by Compliance, Human Resources, or BSA departments.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Responsibilities and Objectives

  • Communicate through and answer phone and email messages before leaving for the day.
  • Engage in conversations to address current and future needs of our customers.
  • Follow bank policies and procedures.
  • Balance teller window daily at the end of each business day.
  • Build and sustain effective working relationships with co-workers.
  • Communicate with Manager, identifying challenges and helping eliminate obstacles.
  • Proactively engage in bank and community events.

Expected Outcomes

  • Account opening and maintenance errors less than 5%.
  • Balancing 100% of days scheduled to work.
  • Process equal share of teller transactions, phone calls, and account activities.
  • Over and short balance at zero.
  • Refer products and services. Goal to be established by Branch Manager.

Required Competencies

  • Face to face interactions
  • Effective communicator
  • Accountability mindset
  • Strong work ethic
  • Highly responsive
  • Strong relationship builder

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • High school diploma or the equivalent.
  • 2 - 4 years’ banking experience.
  • Occasionally lift and move forty pounds.
  • Ability to stand for up to 9 hours.
  • Intermittent sitting and standing up to 8 hours.
  • Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office products.
  • Consistent use of a computer for up to 9 hours.
  • Consistent use of telephone for up to 8 hours.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) 3% Match
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance

Job Type: Full-time

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Katie Klingele

Human Resource Manager

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Byron Bank provides equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment and makes all employment decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, disability challenges, marital status, ancestry, status upon discharge from military service, order of protection status or other non-merit based factors (actual or perceived). These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and merit practices, appraisal systems, promotions and training, and career development programs.