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AVP/VP, Branch Manager

Company: Cathay Bank
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you enthusiastic, highly motivated, and have a strong work ethic? If yes, come join our team! At Cathay Bank - we strive to provide a caring culture that supports your aspirations and success. We believe people are our most valuable asset and we proudly foster growth and development empowering you to achieve your professional goals. We have thrived for 60 years and persevered through many economic cycles due to our team members' drive and optimism. Together we can make a difference in the financial future of our communities.

  • Management of and total accountability for a branch office in meeting administrative, Compliance, operational, sales and service, and profitability objectives of the bank.
  • Make regular business development calls to solicit new business (loans, deposits) or improve services to clients.
  • Oversee and/or train/guide staff to provide clients with appropriate Bank products and services.
  • Insure that staff members provide continuous quality service to clients.
  • Represent the bank in the community through involvement in various civic and charitable activities.
  • Assure compliance with the bank's policies and procedures.
  • Maintain non-discriminatory practices in business.
  • Set annual personal performance plan/goals and weekly sales plan/goals for the branch staff.
  • Assess sales results of the branch.
  • Work with marketing dept. to develop sales programs and/or campaigns.
  • Hold weekly sales/service meetings for briefings and debriefings.
  • Motivate staff to solicit sales and give commendable service.
  • Supervise training of staff on product knowledge, sales and service techniques.
  • Provide clients with appropriate bank products and services to meet the clients' needs.
  • Build/enhance business relationship with clients.
  • Lending Responsibilities
  • Make business development calls to solicit loans.
  • Maintain, promote, enhance business relationship with clients.
  • Administration Responsibilities
  • Set annual budget and business goal for the branch.
  • Monitor monthly income and control expense of the branch.
  • Ensure a satisfactory branch overall audit.
  • Monitor performance of the staff that are under the manager's direct supervision. Coach and counsel them when needed. Ensure proper guidance is given to those who indirectly report to branch management.
  • Arrange for appropriate training and cross training of staffs when needed.
  • Address and resolve human resource issues when needed.
  • Understand personnel policies and procedures and treat staffs fairly.
  • Operations Responsibilities
  • Oversee/monitor performance of operations staff to ensure all policies/procedures are compliant with bank guidelines
  • Ensure a satisfactory branch audit is met.
  • Authorities
  • Have designated authority to approve loans, overdrafts, checks, withdrawals, fee reversals, and other items.
  • Sign official checks and other documents.
  • Provide signature guaranty.
  • Have authority to directly resolve errors and clients complaints.
  • Hire and fire staff with the concurrence of senior management and Human Resources department personnel. QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: College degree in business or finance preferred.
    • Experience:
    • At least 3-5 years banking experience to include 2 years branch management in a commercial bank preferred.
    • Good knowledge of commercial lending products.
    • Thorough knowledge of federal/state and IRS regulations.
    • Skills/Ability:
    • Leadership qualities: ability to plan, organize, motivate, supervise, and delegate.
    • Ability to create a team environment.
    • Accountable; ability to make decisions and assume responsibility for those decisions.
    • Strong sales and sales management ability.
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment.
    • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to conduct business development calls.
    • Bilingual Mandarin or Cantonese preferred. OTHER DETAILS $85K - $100K / year
      Pay determined based on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and location. Cathay Bankoffers its full-time employees a competitive benefits package which is asignificant part of their total compensation. It is our goal to provideemployees with a comprehensive benefits package to fit their needs whichincludes, coverage for medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance,life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts(FSAs), health saving account (HSA) with company contributions, voluntarycoverages, and 401(k). Cathay Bank may collect personal informationfrom potential job candidates and applicants. For more information on how wehandle personal information and your applicable rights, please review our Privacy Policy . Cathay Bank is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative ActionEmployer. We believe in diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Wewelcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardlessof race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, gender, national origin,religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and related medical conditions,childbirth and breastfeeding), reproductive health decision-making, sexualorientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information orcharacteristics, disability or medical condition, military status or status asa protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law. Cathay Bank endeavors to make accessibleto any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding theaccessibility of our website or need assistance completing the applicationprocess, please contact, Mickey Hsu, FVP, Employee Relations Manager, at (626) 582-7370 or . This contact information is for accommodation requests only andcannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Keywords: Cathay Bank, San Francisco , AVP/VP, Branch Manager, Accounting, Auditing , San Francisco, California

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