1st Century Bank, a division of MidFirst Bank, is a full service community bank catering to small to medium size businesses in Los Angeles. The Bank's core principles are flexibility, responsiveness, and the ability to create tailored solutions, coupled with its commitment to provide exception customer service. We tailor financial strategies to meet the unique needs and business demands of our clients. Our clients are real people, with real dreams, and their success is our greatest achievement. For more information, please visit our website at www.1cbank.com.
The Relationship Manager is responsible for developing and managing business client relationships within the greater Los Angeles market. The Relationship Manager will acquire clients and build relationships by providing superior client service to achieve their clients' financial objectives. The successful candidate must also be highly self-motivated, entrepreneurial and passionate about growing business in a team environment.
Key responsibilities of Relationship Manager:
Drive revenue by continually prospecting for strong clients and financially sound deals.
Assess the creditworthiness of potential borrowers and recommend credit transactions.
Own a loan from inception through performance and carefully monitor loan portfolio performance to ensure compliance with all financial covenants.
Market and originate high quality loans and appropriately balance growing the business while protecting the bank.
Be responsible for timely and accurate reporting and monitoring of clients' loan accounts.
Market commercial banking services.
Focus on customer service and relationship maintenance.
5+ commercial banking experience with proven credit skills and credit instruments geared towards business clients
Excellent business development and marketing skills and a desire to consistently acquire clients and manage relationships.
Relationship sales experience in a commercial banking environment.
Expert knowledge of credit facilities, underwriting and loan portfolio management.
Extraordinary customer service skills.
Experience in understanding the financial needs of all types of clients.
A working knowledge of the local markets and top centers of influence.
Preferably be able to have an existing transferable portfolio of clients.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.