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Whenever we have an opening we will place a position description on our site. However, feel free to mail, e-mail or fax your resume at any time to the following:

Kristie Lynch, Human Resources Officer

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

[email protected]

Fax: 815-234-2055

Current Openings:

Commercial Credit Analyst

Major Responsibilities:

  • Analyze & create loan presentations for the Commercial Loan Committee
  • Assist lenders in evaluating credit proposals and proper structure
  • Grade new and existing loans
  • Present financial information to the Loan Committee and vote on approval
  • Prepare audits on new and existing commercial loans for documentation and credit exceptions; provide recommendations
  • Maintain a list of ongoing loan exceptions, to be reviewed by the Audit Committee
  • Analyze participations and present them to the Loan Committee
  • Administration of LaserPro software, including weekly updating of interest rates
  • Assisting with implementation of oversight of document imaging and document tracking
  • Review commercial appraisals
  • Prepare real estate evaluations
  • Maintain list of loans to be funded

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and prepare reports on Loan Loss Reserve
  • Prepare TDR Report
  • Prepare Loan Concentration report
  • Keep records of Commercial Loan Committee

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience preferred

Education:

  • Accounting Degree
  • College Graduate

Full-time Position

Qualified applicants should email their resume to: [email protected]

Equal Employment Opportunity

Commercial Loan Officer - Poplar Grove, IL

Byron Bank is seeking a Commercial Loan Officer for our Poplar Grove, IL branch.  This is a new position for this location.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and managing new commercial loan and business deposit relationships for this area.  This position represents the bank in the local community through participation in community affairs and participates in marketing and cross-selling of all relevant Byron Bank products and services.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the commercial loan portfolio including overall relationship profitability and portfolio risk.
  • Establish and maintain business deposit and loans
  • Achieve improved profit margin through increased loan growth, deposit growth, net income and fee income
  • Business development and leadership through joint calling efforts and referrals
  • Active in various community organizations and events to increase bank’s visibility, develop relationships, and drive business opportunities
  • Cross selling bank products and services
  • Follow all bank policies and procedures and compliance rules and regulations

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 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

Full-time Position

Qualified applicants should email their resume to: [email protected]

Equal Employment Opportunity

Commercial Loan Processor

Commercial Loan Processors are responsible for providing service support to expand lending relationships by providing administrative, sales, lending and operational support to lenders.  This includes coordination of loan documents and account maintenance.  Responsibilities also include working closely with customers to provide the highest level of customer service.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Lenders as a point of contact for customers during all stages of the loan
    • Collecting financial information
    • Loan advances and payments
    • Mail out paid notes, releases and titles on loans that are paid in full
  • Prepare and send early loan disclosures (as required)
  • Order title work, flood certifications, & UCC filings  (as required)
  • Prepare loan documents for loan officers
  • Prepare loan denials (as directed by loan officer)
  • Prepare for the renewal cycle on existing loans
  • Load loan & customer data into the ITI system
  • Complete maintenance checks on loans loaded in ITI by fellow processors
  • Assist with resolving loan non-posts
  • Department filing, imaging and tracking
  • Provide customer service as needed
  • Consumer loan processing back-up as needed
  • HMDA reporting and monitoring
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Commercial Loan Processing Experience – 2 Years
  • Familiar with Premiere/Director/ITI, Finastra/LaserPro
  • Familiar with scanning & document flow
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Full-time position; must be able to work 1 Saturday a.m. a month

Full-time Position

Qualified applicants should email their resume to: [email protected]

Equal Employment Opportunity

Internal Bank Auditor

Major Responsibilities:

Auditing:

  • Complete scheduled monthly audits including all areas of the bank:  operations, lending, security, finance and data processing (also includes our two branches).
  • Complete and follow-up on audit tracking spreadsheets for various internal/external audits and Regulatory Exams.
  • Implement changes based on audit findings and ensure follow-up is completed.   
  • Lead monthly bank Audit Committee meetings and compile minutes. 
  • Lead annual Board of Directors Audit Committee meetings.
  • Assist FDIC and State of Illinois examiners as needed.
  • Assist external auditors and CPA firm as needed.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Send policies to be reviewed & board meeting agenda to board members monthly.
  • Update Bank policies and maintain the schedule of Bank policies for Board approval.
  • Backup for quarterly call report.
  • Balance cash position two days per week.
  • Balance Shazam account once per month.

Requirements:

  • Banking experience – 5 years
  • Financial/Auditing Experience – 2 years
  • 4-year Degree - Finance or Accounting
  • Professional, detail oriented, organized

Full-time Position

Qualified applicants should email their resume to: [email protected]

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Employment Opportunity:  

Byron Bank provides equal opportunity for all employees & applicants for employment & makes all employment decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy & 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. These protections extend to all management practices & decisions, including recruitment & merit practices, appraisal systems, promotions & training, & career development programs.