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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 / Lending position within our commercial/installment lending department. Lending experience and SBA experience preferred.

Requires a bachelor’s 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 dirwin@sblincoln.com EOE, Member FDIC.

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Compliance Team Member Needed

Citizens Community Bank, Mascoutah, IL, is searching for an individual to join the Compliance Department in the Freeburg, IL office. The ideal candidate will have experience and a working knowledge of various compliance regulations including, but not limited to, HMDA, RESPA, TRID, Flood, and Fair Lending. The candidate should also possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, be very detail oriented, and have the ability to research regulatory requirements and suggest recommendations for implementation.

Job responsibilities include: (1) performing compliance reviews, (2) identifying exceptions, communicating findings to employees, management, and/or Audit Committee through both verbal and written methods, and following-up to ensure corrective action has occurred, (3) interacting with examiners and auditors, (4) assisting in the scheduling of compliance reviews, (5) assisting in the preparation of written compliance related policies, procedures, checklists, etc., (6) assisting in staff training, and (7) performing other duties as assigned. Salary commensurate with experience.

Qualified candidates should email their resumes plus salary expectations to lfrerking@citizenscommunitybank.com.
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Executive Assistant Needed

Community State Bank (CSB) is seeking a highly organized, process-oriented individual with a proactive mindset who can support loan officers in maintaining relationships with commercial and agriculture loan customers. The successful candidate for this Executive Assistant position will provide a high level of customer service and work collaboratively with commercial and ag customers and bank colleagues to assure collection of needed documents and identify bank services to support customer success. General banking and commercial or ag lending experience is preferred. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team at a growing community bank!

Essential Duties

  • Assists customers either on the phone or in person with inquiries about existing accounts or with general inquiries about lending services. Refers customers to the appropriate person when necessary.
  • Maintains ongoing customer contact as part of day-to-day problem resolution and transactions.
  • Assists in the loan approval, renewal, documentation, closing, and settlement process.
  • Schedules appointments for customers with lenders.
  • Processes customer payments and advances as needed
  • Knows bank products and policies for opening new accounts and setting up electronic services for commercial customers.
  • Monitors and requests annual financial information for agricultural and commercial lending customers.
  • Scans financial information and other relevant underwriting documents.
  • Prepares short-form underwriting worksheets for smaller credits.
  • Composes and prepares correspondence including emails, individual letters, and larger mailings.
  • Manages sales tracking system.
  • Assists with data input and report generation.
Other Duties

  • Assists with the closing of loans as needed.
  • Maintains thorough and up-to-date knowledge on all lending compliance regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Five years of experience in a professional office environment required.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
  • Experience in a commercial and/or agricultural lending environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated computer skill proficiency with Microsoft products required; banking software knowledge preferred.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and strong organizational skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships required.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify work tasks and execute work independently required.
Interested candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Community State Bank, Attn: Chanda Dowell, P.O. Box 78, 625 SE 2nd Street, Galva, IL 61434. Applications are available at any CSB location or by emailing chanda.dowell@commstatebank.com. The position is open until filled and a review of applications will begin January 24, 2018. CSB is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive wage, paid holidays, medical and dental benefits, and an employee stock ownership plan among other benefits.

Community State Bank (CSB) is a $200 million bank with five offices in four communities--Galva, Kewanee, Neponset, and Franklin, Illinois. CSB offers a full spectrum of retail products and services as well as consumer, mortgage, agriculture, and commercial lending options. CSB also boasts Investment Services and Insurance Services divisions and is a subsidiary of Galva Investments, Inc. With just over 50 employees, CSB prides itself on hiring talented individuals to serve customers and support bank growth.

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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: lbennett@gerberstatebank.com

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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 www.fnbarenzville.com 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 kschnitker@fnbarenzville.com.