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Countryside Bank is always looking for bright, energetic, self-starters who possess a positive attitude and strong work ethic. If this sounds like you, we invite you to come grow with us!

We've previously been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune, and three years in a row were named one of Chicago's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources!  This honor is awarded to companies that recognize employees as their greatest assets, and work with imagination and conviction to create organizational value and business results through their people.

Any current openings will be posted below, or you can call (708) 485-3100 to inquire. We offer a generous benefits package in a great working environment.

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


Traveling Teller

Posting Date: 1/12/16
Location: Travelling
Reports to: Branch Manager

JOB SUMMARY:                                             

The primary responsibilities of the Travelling Teller are Service and Operations. A secondary responsibility is sales/referrals. The Travelling Teller is a primary contact for clients and prospects and handles all cash and banking responsibilities. The Travelling Teller will ensure the client’s transactions are processed correctly, timely, and efficiently. The Travelling Teller will uncover needs and recommend possible solutions and refer clients to have a deeper conversation with a Relationship Banker. The efforts of the Travelling Teller build will ensure a great client experience, operational soundness, and growth of the bank.              

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

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform all teller procedures with accuracy and efficiency
  • Understand adherence, and ensure compliance to, bank policies and procedures
  • Exhibit expertise knowledge of all products and services as well as complex transactions and act as a resource for others
  • Exercise independent judgment
  • Maintain and support the sale of banking products and services by generating referrals.
  • Understand, adhere to, and ensure compliance to bank policies and procedures
  • Assist in the daily operation of the branch and provide support to meet daily sales objectives
  • Demonstrate sound judgment, while adapting easily to change
  • Minimize and prevent possible bank losses, i.e. fraud loss, cash differences, etc.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the bank’s corporate culture and value system
  • Project a pleasant and professional appearance
  • Lead by example
  • Take initiative in developing skills and assisting the branch as a whole
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Must be willing to take ownership for his/her work
  • Must have the ability to work independently or as part of  a team
  • Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned
  • Detect and deter fraud. Report all identified incidents of fraud and dishonesty.
  • Satisfactorily complete all required compliance training and comply with all regulations applicable to the position. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED or 2 years equivalent work experience
  • The position requires lifting objects of 30lbs, reaching, and removing objects of 15lbs above height level, and bending to floor level
  • The position will require opening and/or closing the Bank
  • The position requires a valid Driver’s License and access to a personal motor vehicle for travel to other locations
  • Client focused with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong organizational, attention to detail and follow-up skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

SUBMIT RESUME TO: Careers@BankCountryside.com and refer to Travelling Teller or apply at the Countryside location.  


Credit Analyst - Commercial Banking Department 
100% Paid Employee Benefits

Posting Date: 12/2/2015
Location: Position available at our Countryside location - 6734 Joliet Road 
Requisition Code: CA1115C
Reports to: Commercial Banking Officer

JOB SUMMARY: 
Position is responsible for analyzing earnings quality, income generation and current financial condition of borrowers. The position is also responsible for analyzing financial information submitted by the borrowers as required by loan policies and prepare various forms and reports for Management.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understanding and adherence to all Bank Policies and Procedures.
  • Maintain a through knowledge of banking regulations and requirements to ensure compliance through the procurement of all necessary loan file documentation.
  • Analyze historical and current financial statements and tax returns of each borrower, co-borrower and Guarantor to determine cash flow and collateral coverage, leverage, sustainability of earnings, repayment ability, and trends in borrower's condition.
  • Perform ratio analysis of borrowers to determine cash needs and working capital requirements.
  • Interact with customers and Commercial Banking Officer to collect information to facilitate the due diligence process, preparation of loan analysis in a timely manner, and ensure lenders are properly informed of potential problems.
  • Research the collateral.
  • Gather background information of borrowers and guarantors.
  • Prepare loan proposals including spreadsheets and the narrative report containing the results of all analyses.
  • Spread and prepare written analysis of the financial statements of new and existing commercial loan customers.
  • Contact credit agencies and other credit references to verify payment history.
  • Contact existing commercial loan customers on a regular basis to obtain current financial statements as required by Bank policy.
  • Maintain current notary status as directed by Management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance and/or accounting.
  • Detail oriented and self-motivator.
  • Sense of urgency, high degree of responsiveness and follow-through.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Strong financial analytical and writing skills.
  • Position requires lifting objects of 30 lbs., reaching and removing objects of 15 lbs. above height level, and bending to floor level.
  • Position also requires a valid driver's license and access to a personal motor vehicle for travel to other locations.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fiserv experience

 

Detection and deterrence of fraud is an inherent responsibility of bank employees’. Employees are to report all identified incidents of fraud and dishonesty. Satisfactorily completes all required compliance training applicable to the position. 

Competitive salary based on experience and education.  Company paid benefit package.

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 Requisition Code listed above or apply at the Countryside location.