Watertown, SD, 57201, USA
276 days ago
Agri Business Banker
**Description** ***This position can be filled within any of our locations in South Dakota*** **At Great Western Bank, we empower our team members by embracing each other’s differences, distinct backgrounds and viewpoints. We know that diverse perspectives drive change, so be yourself and together we can “Make Life Great”.** **General Description and Essential Functions** Responsible for the development and maintenance of midsized to large ag loan portfolios, with the goal of providing maximum profitability with minimum risk. Must effectively communicate underwriting and credit decisions, and properly explain and document those decisions. Accountable for coordination of individual deposit development strategies that promote core deposit growth by attracting new business and building relationships with customers. • Responsible for independently managing a portfolio of business clients and is accountable for net client growth, risk management effectiveness, customer service and profitability. Ability to identify loan, deposits and fee income. • Ensure applicable lending policies and procedures are followed. Responsible for adherence to applicable compliance regulations. • Develop and manage midsized to large customer relationships to include all types of business banking and deposit products and services and maximize long-term customer satisfaction through aggressive cross-selling efforts to satisfy customers’ financial needs. • Conduct interviews with customers to establish financial needs emphasizing financial counseling and lending, and process requests or will make appropriate referrals. Analyze credit and financial information for customers. Demonstrate sound judgment in decision making, abiding appropriately to established guidelines and procedures. Has the authority to approve or deny accounts. Lender is responsible at all times for the maintenance of the portfolio’s credit quality. This includes the proactive, early identification of deteriorating credits and the ongoing management of problem loans that remain in the portfolio • Perform and document complete interview with customers while obtaining and providing all required documentation as applicable to loan process. • Responsible for new business development . Initiate sales and cross-sell full range of banking products and services to present and potential customers. • Proactively market clients and prospects; represent Business Banking in the local banking and business communities; and develop a network of referral sources. Demonstrates understanding of customer cash flows. **Qualifications/Experience** • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or related area, or equivalent related experience required. • 10+ years of commercial lending or related experience required. Proficiency in credit analysis skills. • Working knowledge of all bank products and services. Direct sales and business development experience. • Strong sales, communication, cross-selling, sales planning skills. • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to maintain confidentiality required. • Experience working with Microsoft Office applications. **Job Expectations** • Register and obtain a unique identifier number from the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System as a Mortgage Loan Originator. • Respond to and resolve customer service requests according to Great Western policies in a prompt, efficient and courteous manner at all times. • Develop & Manage a commercial/ag portfolio • Perform other job-related duties or special projects as assigned. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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