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Commercial Banker

Company: South State Bank
Location: Augusta
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Has responsibility for developing new business through sales efforts a South State metropolitan market. Manages an entry level loan and deposit portfolio providing superior client service. Analyzes financial information to evaluate the credit worthiness of loan requests. Compiles loan packages ensuring completeness and accuracy of information provided. Sells and cross-sells additional products and services of the Bank. Assures that all loans are in compliance with State and Federal regulations and Bank policies and procedures. Success in the role is defined by efficacy in calling activity, proposal generation, revenue generation, risk mitigation, ability to build successful relationships internally and externally.


* Actively participates in a business development plan to increase their loan and deposit portfolio of commercial clients within a South State metro market * Develop consultative relationships with prospects and clients in order to add value by delivering appropriate banking solutions * Manage the flow of loan and deposit requests through the appropriate channels to ensure the credit quality, responsiveness, structure and pricing meeting the needs of the client and the operating objectives of the Bank * Collaborate effectively with Treasury Management Sales Officers, Capital Markets, Wealth and Retail * Underwrite loan requests within the parameters of the Bank's policies and procedures. Ensure the loan packages are accurate and complete when submitted to the appropriate Credit partner for approval * Manage and service assigned loan portfolio * Ensure that all required documentation is in file for all loans and deposits * Clear documentation or compliance deficiencies noted by Loan and Deposit Operations or other review * Partner with Credit to properly risk grade each loan in the assigned portfolio and adjust risk grades as circumstances change or new information becomes available * Price each loan and deposit product according to current Bank pricing guidelines * Document the credit quality, current competitive factors, or overall relationship circumstances that justify departures from the approved Bank pricing regulations * Demonstrate a commitment to fair lending practices * Remain knowledgeable of all laws and regulations governing the lending activities of financial institutions * Ensure compliance with all applicable Bank policies and procedures, as well as all State and Federal regulations * Resolve client problems and assists with general inquiries * Provide superior service to existing clients * Builds and maintains a positive working relationship with COI's and others in the community to enhance the Bank's image and reputation in the marketplace


* Accepts other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Education Requirements

* Education: A Bachelor's degree in business, finance, banking or related field is required. Graduation from a recognized school of banking is an asset. * Experience: Minimum of 2-5 years commercial lending or portfolio management experience; Experience should include previous loan structuring and credit analysis responsibilities * Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of all Bank products, services, procedures and practices; Must have an in-depth knowledge of Federal and State lending regulations and Bank policies relating to lending procedures. Familiarity with the local business community is strongly preferred. * Skills: Must have well-developed sales, interpersonal and negotiating skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Must have basic accounting and credit skills. Must be detail oriented and possess the proven ability to prioritize complex work assignments. Proven analytical skills and the ability to evaluate credit worthiness are needed. Must be proficient in the use of basic office equipment with an emphasis on calculator and computer. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word Excel, Outlook is necessary.


Required annual compliance training.


New Employee Orientation

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has supervisory no responsibilities.



This position may require some travel from time to time.

Keywords: South State Bank, Augusta , Commercial Banker, Other , Augusta, Georgia

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