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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 and individuals with disabilities.  


Business Banker 

Posting Date: 4/28/2016
Location: Chicago (Wrigley Branch)
Reports to: Senior Vice President of Business Banking

The primary responsibilities of the Business Banker are to prospect in and out of the assigned market areas to bring in new business clients.  Expand the customer base by increasing   awareness and develop a network in Centers of Influence.  In addition, the Business Banker works with the Bank’s existing book of business clients to ensure that both their business and personal needs are being met by cross-selling products and services to increase the Bank’s revenue growth.  The objective is to build a strong relationship and improve customer retention. The Business Banker is required to meet or exceed key performance measures established by Management.  As well, the Business Banker builds a strong team relationship with internal staff to accomplish overall goals and objectives of the Bank.  This individual must be committed to the Bank’s corporate culture and value system while demonstrating the highest level of integrity and trust.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum of three year’s business banking experience
  • Strong relationship management and sales prospecting skills
  • Customer focused with strong interpersonal skills
  • Organizational time management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment
  • Ability to partner and influence
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • 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

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 Business Banker - Wrigley Reference# BB42816W or apply at any Countryside Bank location. 

 


 

Controller 

Posting Date: 4/21/2016
Location: Countryside 
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer 

The Controller is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of reports and financial statements for executive management, the Board of Directors and regulatory agencies on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis, as appropriate.  Responsible for preparation of year-end tax information and modeling various initiatives on an as needed basis.  Reviews the general ledger daily to identify discrepancies and follows through with error resolution to insure the integrity of the Bank’s financial statements.  Acts as a liaison to outside auditing firms.  Assists the Chief Financial Officer as requested.  Demonstrates a commitment to the Bank’s corporate culture and values while demonstrating the highest levels on integrity and trust.  Oversees financial operations and administrative resource divisions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree ( Accounting or Finance)
  • 5-8 years banking experience (a mix of public accounting and banking)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
  • Proficient in tax and accounting matters
  • 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: 

  • Certified Public Accounting Designation
  • Strong interpersonal skills enabling individual to make high level presentations to executive management and Board of Directors
  • Strong supervisory and management skills

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 Controller - Countryside Reference# CON42116C or apply at any Countryside Bank location. 



Relationship Banker 

Posting Date: 3/9/2016
Location: Wrigley 
Reports to: Branch Manager
Full Time Position  

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.

High School Diploma or GED or 2 years equivalent work experience.

Submit resume to: Careers@BankCountryside.com and refer to Relationship Banker Wrigley Ref# RB32016W or apply at any Countryside Bank location.