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Loan Review Analyst, Leander

FULL-TIME

Job Purpose:  To provide an objective appraisal to bank management of loans in order to identify potential problems and ensure compliance with established lending policies and state/federal regulations.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs regular loan portfolio reviews based on risk and/or size of all credit types (commercial, consumer, residential, equipment, Small Business Administration (SBA), mortgage, HELOC, participations, etc.) that cover the following areas:
    • Asset Quality – Ensuring that acceptable credit standards are maintained (confirms lien perfection, repayment capacity, collateral, etc.)
    • Documentation – Ensuring that loans conform to establish lending policies and procedures and that required documents have been obtained and are thorough and accurate.
    • Compliance – Ensuring conformance to relevant state and federal laws and regulations
  • Ensures the creditworthiness of the loan portfolio, looking for changes that merit a review of lending practices and/or adverse asset classification
    • Validates the accuracy of the credit grading/loan rating for individual loans
    • Identifies problem loans and describes deficiencies
      • Recommends final credit grades for approval by Loan Review Manager
      • Provides detailed reasons/rationale for assigning differing and/or adverse risk ratings
    • Review bank processes (loan approvals, policy exception reporting, supervisory loan to value limits, underwriting, covenants, internal controls, concentration reporting, etc.)
      • Determines if proper approval procedures and loan authorities are adhered to
      • Reports trends and/or makes suggestions for changes
      • Informs management of any potential fraud opportunities and/or detection
    • Verifies quality, completeness and accuracy of supporting loan documentation and analysis
      • Reviews files for appraisals, deeds of trust, UCC filings, lien perfection, collateral evaluations, etc.
      • Performs regular back-end review of financials and related analysis (financial statements, tax returns, rent rolls, personal financial statements, cash flow statements, etc.)
    • Reviews loan policy for adequacy
      • Validates that applicable laws and regulations are addressed by policy
      • Ensures that actual procedures/processes uphold the written policy
      • Makes suggestions/recommendations for changes/updates/revisions to policy content
    • Provides assistance and consultation to loan officers, other lending personnel (loan administration, lending assistants, etc.), auditors and regulatory examiners.
    • Prepares an Executive Summary Report quarterly.  Reviewed by Loan Review Manager and presented to the Audit Committee
    • Participates in special lending-related projects as directed
    • Performs additional job related duties as assigned or required

Knowledge/Skill/Ability Requirements:

  • Knowledge of lending laws and regulations
  • Strong analytical, technical and statistical skills
  • Sound working knowledge of accounting principles and financial statements
  • Capability to effectively present information to groups of individuals
  • Strong integrity in all areas, adhering to policies, regulations and utmost ethical and legal standards
  • Uphold confidentiality and privacy of findings in all situations
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects
  • Remain flexible to withstand unpredictable changes to schedules and deadlines
  • Interact and communicate effectively with personnel at all levels of the organization

Personal Banker, Bee Cave

FULL-TIME

Teller Functions (50%)

  1. Always maintain a neat and organized work area.  Make sure that you have ample supplies on hand and your Teller/CSR station is properly set up prior to opening for business.
  2. Count currency, coins, and checks received, by hand or using currency-counting machine.
  3. Cash checks and pay out money after verifying that signatures are correct, that written and numerical amounts agree, and that accounts have sufficient funds.
  4. Receive checks and cash for deposit, verify amounts, and check accuracy of deposit slips.
  5. Examine checks for endorsements and to verify other information such as dates, bank names, identification of the persons receiving payments and the legality of the documents.
  6. Enter customers’ transactions into computers in order to record transactions and issue computer-generated receipts.
  7. Count and balance currency, coin, and checks in cash drawers at end of shifts, and calculate daily transactions using computers, calculators, or adding machines.
  8. Identify transaction mistakes when debits and credits do not balance when running proof.
  9. Process transactions such as term deposits, retirement savings plan contributions, automated Teller/CSR transactions, night deposits, and mail deposits.
  10. Prepare and verify cashier’s checks.
  11. Process mortgage or other loan payments, verifying payment dates and amounts due.
  12. Provide exemplary customer service via phone and in person.
  13. Resolve problems or discrepancies concerning customers’ accounts.
  14. Explain, promote, or sell other bank products or services.
  15. Assist in balancing cash vault to ensure cash balances are correct.  Count, verify, and post armored car deposits.
  16. Carry out special services for customers, such as ordering bank cards, check and internet banking products.
  17. Follow compliance reporting procedures concerning CTRs, SARs, others
  18. Assist in maintaining dual control and other bank logs such as: daily opening and closing checklist; vault access; night deposit access and content verification; mail deposits; outgoing wires; cashier’s checks; counter-checks; new account kits; key box contents; REG E debit card disputes; Teller/CSR over-short; cash transactions over $3,000; coin machine and ATM balancing; and Frost/Fed/TIB cash and coin buy/sell transactions.
  19. Willing to travel to different locations within the organization.
  20. Willing to cross sell all bank and non-banking products and services.

New Account Representative Functions (50%)

  1. Perform Teller Duties as required.
  2. Execute wire transfers.
  3. Interview customers in order to obtain information needed for opening accounts or renting safe-deposit boxes.
  4. Answer customers’ questions, and explain available services such as deposit accounts, CDs, and IRAs.
  5. Inform customers of procedures for applying for services such as Online Banking, ATM cards, direct deposit of checks, certificates of deposit and IRAs.
  6. Learn and follow CIP policy when opening new accounts.
  7. Obtain all necessary information and required documentation to open specific account type.
  8. Use computers and computer systems/programs to set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  9. Compile information about new accounts, enter account information into computers, scan and file related forms or other documents.
  10. Compile, code, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit or verify information or data.
  11. Obtain credit records from reporting agencies.
  12. Cross-sell other value-added bank products and services.
  13. Issue initial and replacement safe deposit keys to customers and manage vault access to safety deposit boxes.
  14. Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  15. Refer customers to appropriate bank personnel in order to meet their financial needs.
  16. Develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  17. Assess the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
  18. Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  19. Perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
  20. Monitor and review information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  21. Handle complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.
  22. Willing to travel to different locations within the organization.
  23. Willing to cross sell all bank and non-banking products and services.

Personal Banker, Franklin

FULL-TIME

Teller Functions (50%)

  1. Always maintain a neat and organized work area.  Make sure that you have ample supplies on hand and your Teller/CSR station is properly set up prior to opening for business.
  2. Count currency, coins, and checks received, by hand or using currency-counting machine.
  3. Cash checks and pay out money after verifying that signatures are correct, that written and numerical amounts agree, and that accounts have sufficient funds.
  4. Receive checks and cash for deposit, verify amounts, and check accuracy of deposit slips.
  5. Examine checks for endorsements and to verify other information such as dates, bank names, identification of the persons receiving payments and the legality of the documents.
  6. Enter customers’ transactions into computers in order to record transactions and issue computer-generated receipts.
  7. Count and balance currency, coin, and checks in cash drawers at end of shifts, and calculate daily transactions using computers, calculators, or adding machines.
  8. Identify transaction mistakes when debits and credits do not balance when running proof.
  9. Process transactions such as term deposits, retirement savings plan contributions, automated Teller/CSR transactions, night deposits, and mail deposits.
  10. Prepare and verify cashier’s checks.
  11. Process mortgage or other loan payments, verifying payment dates and amounts due.
  12. Provide exemplary customer service via phone and in person.
  13. Resolve problems or discrepancies concerning customers’ accounts.
  14. Explain, promote, or sell other bank products or services.
  15. Assist in balancing cash vault to ensure cash balances are correct.  Count, verify, and post armored car deposits.
  16. Carry out special services for customers, such as ordering bank cards, check and internet banking products.
  17. Follow compliance reporting procedures concerning CTRs, SARs, others
  18. Assist in maintaining dual control and other bank logs such as: daily opening and closing checklist; vault access; night deposit access and content verification; mail deposits; outgoing wires; cashier’s checks; counter-checks; new account kits; key box contents; REG E debit card disputes; Teller/CSR over-short; cash transactions over $3,000; coin machine and ATM balancing; and Frost/Fed/TIB cash and coin buy/sell transactions.
  19. Willing to travel to different locations within the organization.
  20. Willing to cross sell all bank and non-banking products and services.

New Account Representative Functions (50%)

  1. Perform Teller Duties as required.
  2. Execute wire transfers.
  3. Interview customers in order to obtain information needed for opening accounts or renting safe-deposit boxes.
  4. Answer customers’ questions, and explain available services such as deposit accounts, CDs, and IRAs.
  5. Inform customers of procedures for applying for services such as Online Banking, ATM cards, direct deposit of checks, certificates of deposit and IRAs.
  6. Learn and follow CIP policy when opening new accounts.
  7. Obtain all necessary information and required documentation to open specific account type.
  8. Use computers and computer systems/programs to set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  9. Compile information about new accounts, enter account information into computers, scan and file related forms or other documents.
  10. Compile, code, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit or verify information or data.
  11. Obtain credit records from reporting agencies.
  12. Cross-sell other value-added bank products and services.
  13. Issue initial and replacement safe deposit keys to customers and manage vault access to safety deposit boxes.
  14. Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  15. Refer customers to appropriate bank personnel in order to meet their financial needs.
  16. Develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  17. Assess the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
  18. Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  19. Perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
  20. Monitor and review information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  21. Handle complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.
  22. Willing to travel to different locations within the organization.
  23. Willing to cross sell all bank and non-banking products and services.

Personal Banker, Harker Heights

FULL-TIME

Teller Functions (50%)

  1. Always maintain a neat and organized work area.  Make sure that you have ample supplies on hand and your Teller/CSR station is properly set up prior to opening for business.
  2. Count currency, coins, and checks received, by hand or using currency-counting machine.
  3. Cash checks and pay out money after verifying that signatures are correct, that written and numerical amounts agree, and that accounts have sufficient funds.
  4. Receive checks and cash for deposit, verify amounts, and check accuracy of deposit slips.
  5. Examine checks for endorsements and to verify other information such as dates, bank names, identification of the persons receiving payments and the legality of the documents.
  6. Enter customers’ transactions into computers in order to record transactions and issue computer-generated receipts.
  7. Count and balance currency, coin, and checks in cash drawers at end of shifts, and calculate daily transactions using computers, calculators, or adding machines.
  8. Identify transaction mistakes when debits and credits do not balance when running proof.
  9. Process transactions such as term deposits, retirement savings plan contributions, automated Teller/CSR transactions, night deposits, and mail deposits.
  10. Prepare and verify cashier’s checks.
  11. Process mortgage or other loan payments, verifying payment dates and amounts due.
  12. Provide exemplary customer service via phone and in person.
  13. Resolve problems or discrepancies concerning customers’ accounts.
  14. Explain, promote, or sell other bank products or services.
  15. Assist in balancing cash vault to ensure cash balances are correct.  Count, verify, and post armored car deposits.
  16. Carry out special services for customers, such as ordering bank cards, check and internet banking products.
  17. Follow compliance reporting procedures concerning CTRs, SARs, others
  18. Assist in maintaining dual control and other bank logs such as: daily opening and closing checklist; vault access; night deposit access and content verification; mail deposits; outgoing wires; cashier’s checks; counter-checks; new account kits; key box contents; REG E debit card disputes; Teller/CSR over-short; cash transactions over $3,000; coin machine and ATM balancing; and Frost/Fed/TIB cash and coin buy/sell transactions.
  19. Willing to travel to different locations within the organization.
  20. Willing to cross sell all bank and non-banking products and services.

New Account Representative Functions (50%)

  1. Perform Teller Duties as required.
  2. Execute wire transfers.
  3. Interview customers in order to obtain information needed for opening accounts or renting safe-deposit boxes.
  4. Answer customers’ questions, and explain available services such as deposit accounts, CDs, and IRAs.
  5. Inform customers of procedures for applying for services such as Online Banking, ATM cards, direct deposit of checks, certificates of deposit and IRAs.
  6. Learn and follow CIP policy when opening new accounts.
  7. Obtain all necessary information and required documentation to open specific account type.
  8. Use computers and computer systems/programs to set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  9. Compile information about new accounts, enter account information into computers, scan and file related forms or other documents.
  10. Compile, code, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit or verify information or data.
  11. Obtain credit records from reporting agencies.
  12. Cross-sell other value-added bank products and services.
  13. Issue initial and replacement safe deposit keys to customers and manage vault access to safety deposit boxes.
  14. Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  15. Refer customers to appropriate bank personnel in order to meet their financial needs.
  16. Develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  17. Assess the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
  18. Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  19. Perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
  20. Monitor and review information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  21. Handle complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.
  22. Willing to travel to different locations within the organization.
  23. Willing to cross sell all bank and non-banking products and services.

Personal Banker, Gonzales

Full Time

Summary:

This position is responsible for processing all information that flows through the Fedline to the Federal Reserve Bank and Wire Exchange.  The processes involved include: incoming files of ACH transactions; outgoing ACH origination files; incoming/outgoing wire transfers; large return items, notifications; ACH returns, ACH pre-notes, service messages, maintaining adequate funds in Fed account for all wire transfers and liquidity.  Also, process ACH payrolls for schools, county and other customers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Wire Transfer

  • Process incoming and outgoing wire transfers for customers, all locations
  • OFAC check on beneficiary and originators on wires
  • Close day process for all wires that have been received and initiated, ensuring we are in balanced and post to core application properly.
  • Confirming all policies and procedures are followed and following up with any audit recommendations.
  • Enhancing functionality and security by taking initiative to improve processes and procedures.
  • Ensure all Wire Transfer agreements are adhered to

ACH Operations

  • Process ACH incoming and outgoing transfer for all customers and branches
  • Set up FED for processing ACH files for all branches
  • Receive on us ACH files from FED and post to PCS system and verify all postings are correctly posted
  • OFAC check on beneficiary and originators on ACH
  • Review ACH reports for Invalids, Prenotifications, Large Item notices and check memo posting
  • Process ACH loan or CD originations for all branches
  • Originate and send ACH returns for all branches
  • Create and send NOCs for incorrect prenotes and for invalid items
  • Correct invalid items for ACH files
  • Review Death Alerts and publications for direct deposits on deceased customers to limit the Bank’s liability for loss of funds from Treasury Reclamations.
  • Ensure that large return notices are forwarded to proper personnel
  • Run Fed EDI reports and send large item return notifications via FED
  • Ensure all ACH agreements are accurate and current for our ACH Originators.
  • Keeping current on all NACHA Rules as well as our internal ACH Policy, and adhering to all requirements, and enhancing the Bank’s policies and procedures as needed
  • Monthly review of the cross channel risk assessment
  • Ensure all ACH agreements are accurate and current for our ACH Originators.
  • Annual review of ACH Agreements and Risk Assessment
  • Manage daily relationship with FED and monitor ACH reports.
  • Be able to assist customers with Business Online ACH Originations.
  • Confirm we are following all policies and procedures, as well as following up with any audit recommendations.

Teller Duties

  • Greet Bank customers and visitors
  • Assist in balancing vault when needed
  • Open vault in morning
  • Cross sell and refer Bank services
  • Respond to requests from customers for special services

Remote Merchant Capture

  • Reviewing all RMC deposits to the accounts.
  • Confirming all agreements are accurate, current and yearly review has been done on all RMC customers.
  • Following all policies and procedures, as well as following up with any audit recommendations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with Wire/ACH processing
  • Personal computer skills; Word/Excel/Internet/E-mail
  • Great communications skills and knowledge of appropriate customer service
  • Extremely good judgement capabilities
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations for wires transfer and ACH
  • Very organized and detail oriented
  • Extreme ability to maintain confidential information
  • Handle complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others
  • Willing to travel to different locations within the organization.

Personal Banker, North Austin

Full Time

Hours required for this position are Monday – Friday current SouthStar Bank, S.S.B. banking hours.

The Floater will be primarily responsible for performing all financial services as needed at multiple locations including CSR functions, (deposits, withdrawals, loan payments, Debit/ATM card, Internet Banking, Mobile Banking, cashiers’ checks, money orders, cash advances, opening and closing accounts, renewing certificate accounts, and assisting customers with bookkeeping and checking account problems, answer customer questions regarding all bank services provided and performs a variety of account maintenance, courteously and promptly resolves customer questions or problems, assists customers with all telephone inquiries regarding bank accounts and bank services, completes appropriate documentation to complete customer transactions). Cross sells services as required, including merchant services and non-deposit products.

Responsible for providing excellent customer service and maintaining strong professional relationships. A full description of duties available upon hiring.

This position has the following travel requirements: Regular travel to branch locations within the region (includes out of town travel), dependable transportation, and may require overnight/multiple night’s stay in some out of town locations. Any mileage driven outside a 25 mile radius of associates home or designated base location will qualify for reimbursement.

SouthStar Bank, S.S.B. is committed to providing our customers a personalized customer service experience, we’re looking for people who are passionate and energetic about customer service and who will not settle for the average.  Someone who will embrace creativity, inspire for greatness and operate with a sense of purpose. If this is you, then we are looking forward to meeting you and are excited that you are interested in joining us.

Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator, Georgetown

Summary:

  • The Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) is responsible for the overall mortgage lending of the branch from a sales and service perspective. The Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) is responsible for developing the secondary market and portfolio lending programs of the bank. The MLO will works closely with the Marketing Director and Senior Bank Manager and Mortgage Lending Manager to implement bank wide and area wide specific marketing plans. Create and execute marketing strategy and tactics that utilize the following disciplines to improve customer experiences: Customer Loyalty Management, Customer Relationship Management and Customer Value Management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide Mortgage Lending expertise in all areas of Mortgage Lending including an extensive knowledge of Fannie/Freddie, FHA, VA & USDA (Secondary Market Programs) as well as the Banks Portfolio Program.
  • Provide assistance on customer relations, troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Take Continued Education courses provided by the bank to ensure compliance and regulatory measures are met at all times
  • Report to the Branch Manager and Mortgage Lending Manager on procedural issues in the processing and closing areas to ensure efficient and consistent workflow to centralized operations area. Report to Branch Manager on sales/service related issues.
  • Key liaison between the banks customers seeking mortgage and commercial loan opportunities to facilitate the development of the deposit relationships, electronic products and any other products the customer would need.
  • Maintain a cooperative work environment within the location and between other departments. Coordinate with Branch Manager on operational processes to maintain adequate controls and quality service to customers. Encourages staff to achieve cross selling goals.
  • Hold regularly scheduled location and off location meetings to ensure that any and all bank referral partners are aware of the senior management group’s concerns, successes, and upcoming activities. Conduct regularly scheduled meetings with direct report staff to discuss and follow up on issues, status, roadblocks, status etc.

Effectively support staff by:

  • Working closely with the processor assigned to your loan
  • Help gather important documents that are needed to successfully close the mortgage loan
  • Respecting and using the skills, expertise, experience and insights of people
  • Providing direction and resources, removing barriers and helping develop people’s skills
  • Communicating which includes helping people transform information into knowledge and learning
  • Anticipating conflicts and facilitating resolution
  • Modeling behavior; and
  • Coaching people to success.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Five years of mortgage lending experience
  • Personal computer skills; Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Internet/E-mail
  • Good interpersonal skills and knowledge of appropriate customer service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of staff, management and customers
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to maintain confidential information

Loan Officer, Georgetown & Bee Cave

Summary:

Responsible for proactively soliciting new consumer, real estate, and commercial loans and sell the Bank’s products to meet established loan quality and production goals.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generate own pipeline of loans
  • Obtain and review necessary loan documentation from borrowers and present complete packages to processing for submission into underwriting.
  • Monitor and ensure closing dates and rate lock expirations and company deadlines are met.
  • Conducts interviews with prospective borrowers in order to analyze financial and credit data, determine customer financing objectives, advice customers of product/pricing policies and guidelines, and gather any additional required information.
  • Comply with all federal and state compliance policies and adhering to HMDA requirements.
  • Review loan documents to insure completeness and accuracy in accordance with Bank policies, procedures and compliance related issues.
  • Order appraisals, credit reports, and evidence of insurance.
  • Promote business for Bank by maintaining good customer relations and by referring customers to new services.
  • Prepare various monthly reports.

Other Duties:

  • Participate in business development activities at all levels.
  • Maintain educational and professional expertise through attendance at job related seminars, conferences, and workshops and involvement in professional, civic, and community groups in leadership positions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High School degree or equivalent
  • 2 years bank lending experience
  • Knowledge of federal and state mortgage banking regulatory requirements
  • Personal computer skills; Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Internet/E-mail
  • Good interpersonal skills and knowledge of appropriate customer service
  • Organized and detailed oriented
  • Ability to prioritize tasks accordingly
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
SouthStar Bank is always looking for talented individuals to join our team.  Email your resume to our HR department.

SouthStar Bank is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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