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WE ARE ONLY AS GOOD AS OUR TEAM.

We know that one way to attract good people is by creating a work environment where they enjoy where they work and they feel empowered by changing the lives of our customers. The simple truth is that people who work here, enjoy being surrounded by people who enjoy what they do.

  • Professional development to help you maximize your career
  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Life Insurance and more, including Pet Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Quarterly bank sponsored events, such as outings to Arlington Race Track, bank wide bowling league, invitations to sporting events, special employee contests, incentives and more.

If you share a passion for the community you work in, you just may be a great fit at Countryside Bank.

Countryside Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other protected classes.   

 

Loan Operations Clerk

Posting Date: 11/15/2017
Location: Countryside
Reports to: Assistant Vice President Loan Operations 

Job Description:    

The primary responsibility of the Loan Operations Administrator is the daily opening of new loans, renewals, payoff of loans and maintenance of loans on the Bank’s computer software system in accordance with the Bank’s Policies and Procedures. The Loan Operations Administrator must identify and implement opportunities to increase inefficiencies and customer service to both internal and external customers.  The Loan Operations Administrator must demonstrate a commitment to the Bank’s corporate culture and values while exercising the highest level of integrity and trust through their relationships with customers, as well as fellow employees. They should possess the ability to multi-task, work in a fast paced environment, adapt to change, motivate and encourage others and promote effective teamwork through individual participation.             

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • A thorough understanding of Bank Policies, Procedures and Government Regulations.
  • Review established procedures and make suggestions to improve efficiency and ensure consistency for assigned responsibilities.
  • Ability to open, renew and maintain loans in accordance with the Bank’s Policies and Procedures.
  • Timely and accurate preparation and review of reports.
  • Ability to accurately process real estate tax payments.
  • A thorough understanding of loan transactions.
  • Effective and accurate processing of loan payments, loan payoffs and transfers of funds.
  • Maintain and update a tickler system.
  • Scan and Index loan folders, reports and other documents.
  • Serve on various committees as requested.
  • Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Degree or the equivalent
  • Strong Aptitude for technology
  • Ability to type 20 wpm
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs
  • Proficient 10 Key adding machine skills
  • Ability to lift objects up to 30lbs., reach and remove objects up to 30lbs. above height level, and the ability to bend to floor level
  • A valid driver’s license, along with access to a personal motor vehicle for travel to other locations

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Fiserv experience
  • Baker Hill or similar system experience
  • Laser Pro or similar system experience

Countryside Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  

Submit resume to: Careers@BankCountryside.com and refer to Loan Operations Clerk Ref# LOC112017 or apply at any Countryside Bank location. 


Retail Branch Manager 

Posting Date: 10/25/2017
Location: Oak Brook/Hinsdale – New Branch Opening Soon.
Reports to: Director of Retail Banking 

The primary responsibilities of the Branch Manager are Sales, Service, and Operations. The Branch Manager is responsible for the ongoing growth of core deposits by establishing new relationships as well as retention of current clients. In addition, the Branch Manager oversees the daily branch operations and ensures compliance to bank policies and procedures. The Branch Manager must exhibit strong leadership skills with emphasis on the Bank’s corporate culture and value system.  On an ongoing basis, the Branch Manager will select, direct, develop and evaluate the branch team. The Branch Manager develops a strong neighborhood presence through branch marketing and public relations in the community. The Branch Manager must exhibit an excellent professional image and promote the Bank’s image within the community.
 
Key Competencies:   Communicating Effectively, Operational Soundness, Taking Accountability, Client Experience, Sales Aptitude, Stage Presence, Business Acumen, Integrity & Trust, Process Management, Sound Judgment,  Coping with change and stress, Developing Managing and Directing a Team, Owning the Business/Driving Results, Planning and Organizing, Problem Solving, and Technology Proficiency 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years equivalent work experience
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong organizational, attention to detail and follow-up skills

Countryside Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  

Submit resume to Careers@BankCountryside.com referring to Retail Banking Branch Manager Countryside Ref# RBMOH102517 or apply at any Countryside Bank location. 


Relationship Banker Positions 

Posting Date: 10/25/2017
Location: Oak Brook/Hinsdale – New Branch Opening Soon. 
Reports to: Branch Manager 

The primary responsibilities of the Relationship Banker are Sales, Service, and Operations. The Relationship Banker works as the primary contact for clients and prospects and handles all cash and personal banking responsibilities. The Relationship Banker will ensure the client’s needs are achieved by conducting a thorough financial needs assessment and recommending the most appropriate products and services that fulfill the client’s immediate and future financial needs. The Relationship Banker will build new and maintain existing client relationships, resulting in outcomes that define a great client experience, operational soundness, and growth of the bank. 

Additionally, a successful candidate will have ties within their community that can be utilized to build a referral network, source outside event sponsorships, and other ways to generate business outside of the bank’s four walls.  Candidate should be comfortable asking for business from prospects, current customers, and community partners. 

Key Competencies: Communicating Effectively, Operational Soundness, Integrity & Trust, Process Management, Client Experience, Sales Aptitude, Sound Judgment, Stage Presence, and Technology Proficiency.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and 2 years equivalent work experience and cash handling.

Countryside Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  

Submit resume to Careers@BankCountryside.com referring to Relationship Banker Countryside Ref# RBOH102517 or apply at any Countryside Bank location. 


Business Banker 

Posting Date: 7/20/2017
Location: Oak Brook, LaGrange, Hinsdale and Countryside 
Reports to: Senior Vice President of Business Banking 

JOB SUMMARY:

Department:  Business Development                                                                                          

Job Description:  The primary responsibilities of the Business Banker are to develop new business relationships and expand customer relationships for business banking customers.  This position provides exceptional customer service to strengthen and build relationships with Centers of Influence and customers by promoting products and services to identify and fulfill customer needs.  The objective is to build a strong relationship and improve customer retention. This individual must be committed to the Bank’s corporate culture and value system while demonstrating the highest level of integrity and trust.

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and generate new business through prospecting efforts within assigned area and collaborative networking with internal partners and external Centers of Influence.
  • Maintain and develop existing portfolio by assessing and meeting client’s business and personal needs.
  • Manage loan and portfolio credit quality.
  • Prospecting with an emphasis of targeting companies with annual revenues up to $10 million. 
  • Cross-sell bank products and services, both loans and deposits.
  • Prepare and present proposals to existing clients and prospects.
  • Create local community awareness that the bank is focused on partnering in the community and providing solutions to businesses.
  • Create and submit reports as directed by Management. 
  • Maintain strong product, operational, compliance and business banking knowledge.
  • Maintains comprehensive understanding of business banking products offered in the market and keeps informed of all relevant industry trends and practices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
  • Minimum of three years banking experience, preferable in business or commercial banking
  • Strong relationship management and sales prospecting skills
  • Customer focused with strong interpersonal skills
  • Must have superior organizational time management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment and have a proven history of success.
  • Must be team oriented.
  • Ability to partner and influence internally and externally.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook.
  • SBA lending experience is a plus.
  • The position may require lifting objects of 30lbs, reaching, and removing objects of 15lbs above height level, and bending to floor level
  • The position requires a valid driver’s license and access to a personal motor vehicle for travel to other locations
  • Working knowledge to practice and comply with all Federal and State Banking regulatory rules and regulations, policies

Submit resume to: Careers@BankCountryside.com and refer to Business Banker Countryside Ref# BB72017 or apply at any Countryside Bank location.