Relationship Banker VP (Commercial Lending) - Los Angeles, CA
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 10280_061452
Associates at California Bank & Trust work in a relationship-centered culture where they are provided with the tools, training, and opportunities to build the best possible relationships with our clients and with each other. Our workplace culture values each associate's unique experiences, background and perspectives and provides a collaborative environment for all employees to grow and thrive.
As a premier California-focused financial services company dedicated to serving its communities, families, and businesses (small, mid-sized and large), CB&T has been active for 70 years and has more than 80 full-service branch offices across the state. This dedication has helped the bank earn recognition as a perennial powerhouse in yearly voting for "Best Bank" and "Best Commercial Bank" from the readers of San Diego Union-Tribune and Orange County Register. Additionally, as a division of Zions Bancorporation, the bank has collected multiple Greenwich Excellence Awards for "Overall Client Satisfaction" in Small Business & Middle Market Excellence Awards.
We are looking for a Relationship Banker (Commercial Lending) in Los Angeles, CA. This role focuses on identifying appropriate lending opportunities, soliciting, and developing all types of business activity, specializing in commercial loans and participates in the development of overall commercial loan objectives, policies and practices.
Responsible for outside business development - acquiring, analyzing and maintaining client relationships.
Provides suitable credit, deposit or other banking services as well as counsel and advice to best meet clients' needs.
Analyzes risks and profitability of assigned client base to ensure ongoing profitability and conformity with credit terms.
Solicits the sale of additional products and services to meet clients' needs.
Develops and implements marketing plans for expanding business.
Negotiates loan terms and conditions.
Remains well versed in industrial, economic and financial situations relating to assigned clients.
May be assigned specialized industry or market segments.
Other duties as assigned.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in business, finance or a related field and 6+ years commercial lending, loan management and bank sales experience. A combination of education and experience may meet requirements.
Must have strong business development and credit experience with the ability to analyze business credit.
Loan management experience.
Extensive knowledge of bank products, credit, commercial lending and loan management techniques.
Ability to expand loans, client relationships and bank products.
Must have strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills needed to create relationships with loan clients.
Strong analytical and negotiation skills.
Broad application of principles, theories, and concepts in applicable discipline.
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!
Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts
Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays, and any applicable state holidays
401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience
Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees enrolled in an accredited degree program related to the needs of the business, maximum of $5,250 per calendar year, employees are eligible for the program upon hire
Employee Ambassador preferred banking products
This position is eligible to earn a base salary in the range of $116,000 - 164,000 annually depending on job-related factors such as level of experience.
Zions Bancorporation, N.A. is one of the nation's premier financial services companies with annual net revenue of $2.9 billion in 2021 and more than $90 billion of total assets. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The Bank is a consistent recipient of national and state-wide customer survey awards in small and middle-market banking, as well as a leader in public finance advisory services and Small Business Administration lending, ranking as the tenth largest provider in the U.S. of the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program loans. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices.