Seeking Credit Analyst

State Bank of Lincoln is a locally owned $350 million bank located in Lincoln, Illinois. It is the leading financial institution in Logan County and one of the top performing banks in the State of Illinois. Currently we are seeking to fill a Credit Analyst position within our commercial/installment lending department. Lending experience and SBA experience preferred.

Requires a Bachelors Degree in finance, accounting, or related field. Strong analytical, communication and computer skills required. Formal credit training and prior credit analyst experience would be a plus.

We will offer an extremely competitive compensation program and excellent benefits. For full consideration submit a resume, cover letter, salary history and references to David Irwin, Vice President, State Bank of Lincoln, P.O. Box 529, Lincoln, Illinois 62656, or e-mail to EOE, Member FDIC


Mortgage Loan Officer Needed

The Gerber State Bank located in Argenta, Illinois is currently taking applications for a Mortgage Loan Officer.

Job Description:

  • Full-time position
  • Attractive benefits

Job Purpose:

  • Develop loan portfolio. Residential, consumer and commercial loans

Loan Duties:

  • Evaluates loan applications and documentation by confirming credit worthiness.
  • Improves loan applications and documentation by informing applicant of additional requirements
  • Rejects loans by explaining deficiencies to applicants.
  • Approves loans by issuing checks or forwarding applications to loan committee
  • Helps customers by answering questions; responding to requests.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate core banking software and Loan software programs
  • Maintain continued education through selected training courses

Skills and Experience:

  • College degree in Business or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years of banking experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confidential
  • Able to perform tasks without supervision
  • Personable and professional
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Internet savvy
  • Able to work closely with others
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to work every third Saturday
  • Leadership skills
  • Problem solving ability

Please submit resume and references to:


Commercial Loan Officer/Branch Manager Needed

The First National Bank of Arenzville is seeking a Commercial Loan Officer/Bank Manager for its Jacksonville, IL branch. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the existing loan portfolio and establishing new loan and deposit relationships within the Jacksonville and surrounding communities.

The First National Bank of Arenzville is an 85MM community bank located in Arenzville, IL with branches in Jacksonville and South Jacksonville. Visit the website at for more information.

Primary Responsibilities: Management of an existing $20MM loan portfolio. Supervise 4-7 full and part-time employees. Be active in various community organizations and events. Follow all bank policies and procedures including all compliance rules and regulations.

Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree. Five or more years of lending and management experience is preferred.

Benefits: Competitive Salary, 401K, Bonus, Health Insurance, Paid Vacation & Sick Time. Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply: Qualified applicants should email their resume to

Credit Analyst Needed

PSB, located in the Peoria metro area, is searching for a Credit Analyst to become part of its growing lending team. The Credit Analyst will play a key role in the decision-making process by researching and analyzing the financial documents of current and prospective loan customers. The successful candidate for this position will enjoy opportunities for growth within the bank, as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

  • Evaluate clients’ credit data and financial statements to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit
  • Prepare clear and objective reports about the degree of risk associated with loan opportunities across a wide variety of industries
  • Generate clear and objective loan presentations with accurate, thorough supporting documentation for credit committee review
  • Effectively communicate with loan administration and loan officers to ensure credit files are complete with current information
  • Certify that credit recommendations comply with our loan policy and all regulations
  • Stay up-to-date with legal, regulatory and market risk related issues
  • Assist business-lending teammates as needed
Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Proven working experience as a credit analyst
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and able to demonstrate proficiency with statistical and financial software
  • Ability to read and interpret business and personal financial statements, tax returns and credit bureau reports
  • Ability to research and evaluate data to make informed decisions
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate findings
  • Sense of discretion and willingness to maintain strict confidentiality of pertinent and sensitive information
Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Jennifer Wahl
(no phone calls please)

Assistant Trust Officer

UNION SAVINGS BANK is looking for a full time Assistant Trust Officer to join our team.

Responsibilities for this position are to establish and maintain accounts for trust clients, providing quality service by applying thorough knowledge of the trust accounting systems, applicable securities systems and procedures. Supports Trust officers with daily operations and administration activities and procedures. Contributes to Investment and Trust Department growth and profitability and meets established sales goals. This position is located in Freeport, IL.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree preferred and/or three years of related work experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Trust and investment experience preferred.
For consideration please email cover letter and resume to

EOE-M/F/ Disabled/ Vet