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Byron Bank

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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, VP Human Resources
Byron Bank, P.O. Box 901, Byron, IL 61010

[email protected]

Fax: 815-234-2055

Current Openings:

Accounts Payable Specialist

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review invoices and process Accounts Payable weekly
  • Monitor contract expirations and renewals
  • Perform annual review of vendors
  • Supply Ordering
  • Reconcile various correspondent bank accounts weekly
  • Reconcile bank’s cash position four times per week
  • Balance and monitor appraisal general ledger weekly
  • Review designated block transactions
  • Send monthly invoices to Title Company
  • Make FHLB entries and reconcile to general ledger monthly
  • Complete G/L entries for Shazam Bill monthly
  • Assist with general ledger off-ages as needed
  • Make G/L entries for credit cards daily
  • Other duties, as assigned

Requirements:

  • 5 years of Accounts Payable experience
  • 5 years of Banking experience
  • Ability to multi-task with a high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented, organized, efficient
  • High degree of confidentiality is required
  • This is a full-time position with benefits. Must be able to work one Saturday per month 9a-Noon


Bank Teller

Byron Bank is looking for just the right individual to perform all duties related to bank teller work.  If you exude a positive, friendly personality, are a team player, and are willing to go above and beyond to service our customers, then this may be the position for you.

Duties include processing transactions via our bank teller computer systems: deposits, withdrawals, money orders, cashier's checks, transfers, gift cards, statements, loan payments, license sticker renewal, imaging, etc. The ability to interact with customers and to cross-sell our products and services is important in this role.

Qualifications: Proficient cash handling and balancing experience is necessary and previous banking experience is highly beneficial. Attention to details, accuracy, the ability to multi-task, computer experience, and strong customer service skills are needed to be successful in this position.  The ability to refer various bank products to customers is important.

Applicants should be professional in mannerism and appearance and demonstrate a strong work ethic. 

Hours vary and applicants must be available to work Saturdays from 8-noon or 9-noon, as scheduled.

This is a full-time position with benefits.

Required experience:

  • Cash Handling: 1 year
  • Bank Teller: 1 year (preferred)
  • Customer Service: 1 year


BRANCH MANAGER (In Branch Position)

Byron Bank is seeking a Branch Manager for our Poplar Grove Branch in Poplar Grove, Illinois. The ideal candidate will have proven retail banking experience in a branch setting and knowledge of all aspects of the operations side including deposits and consumer loans. This individual must possess the highest level of customer service, be responsible for selling bank products and services to increase the overall profit margins of the bank and oversee the management and security of the branch. Previous supervisory experience is required. The Branch Manager must be a professional who can promote and actively represent the Bank in the community. This is not an entry level position.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Act as the leader of the branch; guaranteeing top-notch, quality service to our customers
  • Supervise, mentor, train and motivate staff of 3-4 individuals
  • Oversee branch activities including, teller, customer service functions, vault, ATM, etc.
  • Cultivate relationships, including working with marketing on promotions and special events
  • Cross sell and refer bank products and services to existing customers
  • Represent the bank, promote products and services in the community to increase customer base and ultimately improve profit margins
  • Open/close all types of personal and business accounts including IRA’s, CD’s, Trusts, HSA, SDB, and other specialty accounts, etc.
  • Place check holds, stop payments, and authorize check approvals, etc., when needed
  • Familiarity and ability to guide and assist customers with online banking, mobile banking, and other services offered by the bank whether in person or on the phone
  • Follow all bank policy and federal bank regulations and see that they are properly carried out by branch staff
  • Take consumer loan applications, collect all required documentation, pull credit, submit to underwriting, assist in the approval process, contact customer with loan decision, and complete loan closing process
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bank Customer Service Representative /Universal Banker - 5 years
  • Branch Manager - 3 years
  • Supervisor - 3 years
  • Associate Degree (desired)
  • Bilingual Spanish (a plus)
  • Professional, articulate, customer focused
  • Results driven with attention to detail and excellent organizational skills


MORTGAGE LOAN PROCESSOR (In-Office Position)

Byron Bank has an immediate opening for a Mortgage Loan Processor with recent mortgage experience. The capability to handle files from opening to closing is required. The loan processor will be responsible for performing initial file review, verifying disclosures meet program requirements, ensuring that all loan programs are compliant and underwriting guidelines are being met. Previous mortgage loan processing experience is required. This is an in-office position. It is not a remote position.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Review mortgage applications for completeness, collect all required documentation for the loan package, and assemble loan file appropriately
  • Order Flood Certs, Title work, Homeowner’s Insurance and Appraisals
  • Demonstrate basic income calculation
  • Understand TRID rules, ability to disclose and re-disclose
  • Create loan submission package for underwriting department
  • Satisfy all conditions in conjunction with loan officer
  • Communicate with realtors, attorneys, and title companies
  • Act as a liaison between borrower, underwriter, and loan originator
  • Provide customer with timely and periodic status updates of their loan application
  • Perform verifications of employment and prepare files for closing
  • Establish, maintain, and update files, and databases
  • Other duties, as assigned.
  • Customer service calls, telephone payments, and payoff letters
  • Provide operational support to loan officers and processors
  • Update mortgage loan rates
  • Make changes to ITI based on change of address
  • Maintain the mortgage file room for proper file storage

 Secondary responsibilities:

  • Customer service calls, telephone payments, and payoff letters
  • Provide operational support to loan officers and processors
  • Update mortgage loan rates
  • Make changes to ITI based on change of address
  • Maintain the mortgage file room for proper file storage    

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ Conventional and/or Government loan processing experience
  • Basic knowledge of lending terminology
  • Experience with Word, Excel, Outlook, Loan Operating Systems
  • Able to read and understand credit reports, title work, and appraisal report
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy; ability to multi-task
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to take on other duties as assigned

 

 

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.