Bank of the Sierra is currently the largest independent bank headquartered in Tulare County. With a focus on personal service, Bank of the Sierra is positioned as an independent bank serving the financial needs of individuals and businesses, including agriculture and real estate customers, in Fresno, Kern, Kings,Los Angeles, Tulareand Venturacounties. The mission of Bank of the Sierra is, "To provide the highest return on equity to our shareholders consistent with sound banking practices."
As a full service bank, Bank of the Sierra looks to fill a variety of positions which require many different skill sets. We hire those who will display strong moral and ethical behavior in day-to-day dealings with individual consumers, businesses, employees, and communities.
Bank of the Sierra was honored to be chosen as one of the 'Best Companies to Work For in Central California.' Only a small number of organizations in the nation receive this honor and Bank of the Sierra is one of 16 in the Central Valley to make the list.
According to employees, our bank is known for its 'family-like' atmosphere. We offer competitive salaries and benefits packages, professional development through education, tuition reimbursement and promotions.
The generous benefits our eligible employees receive include medical, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, as well as a 401(k) retirement plan.
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Corporate (Porterville) - 40 hours
DUTIES: Construct spreads of financial statements, identify credit weaknesses and transaction risks as well as areas where further information must be obtained and analyzed. Perform trend analysis and process amendments and waivers in a timely manner to meet customer expectations. Provide performance updates to Senior Management, identify and act on warning signs. Assist in assessing and grading loans, preparing informational requests for regulatory and internal reports. Support Credit Administration to screen and structure prospective loan transactions, conduct due diligence, complete underwriting of commercial credits, and work with loan officers to obtain credit approval. May be asked to supervise Credit Analysts and provide training, as needed.
SKILLS: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, executives, and other departments. Excellent administrative and organizational skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with specific ability to translate complex financial information into an organized and presentable manner.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) or 2-3 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least two college level accounting courses is necessary.