Commercial Banking Officer Development Program
We're developing the next generation of leaders
Hickory Point Bank's leadership program is designed to provide a challenging, fast-paced, real world experience offering exposure to all aspects of the commercial banking business. Participants will have access to members of the Bank's executive leadership team, as well as leaders within their communities to help develop their skills and position them for successful careers in banking.
Note: This full-time program begins in May 2021
The Commercial Banking Officer Development Program is a comprehensive, multi-year experience where participants will learn financial statement analysis, credit underwriting, industry research, loan documentation, relationship development, project management, and leadership skills. But more importantly, this Program will provide all of the necessary tools and experiences to launch your successful career in commercial banking.
Your Career Begins Here:
Have you ever thought about running your own business? Are you curious about what separates successful companies from those that struggle? Do you want to understand how entrepreneurs generate and invest their wealth?
A commercial banker essentially runs their own business inside of the bank operating with significant autonomy and authority with access to a large, experienced team and deep financial resources. A commercial banker is a highly trusted advisor to their clients, offering sophisticated financial solutions to help business owners and executives achieve their financial goals. Commercial bankers are leaders in their communities, providing capital to businesses to fund operations, purchase equipment, hire staff, and take advantage of new growth opportunities. A successful commercial banker makes a difference in the lives of his or her customers, their families, and employees.
If you aspire to run a successful business and you enjoy working in a challenging, fast-paced environment, a career in commercial banking may be right for you. Hickory Point Bank's Commercial Banking Officer Development Program provides a comprehensive framework to effectively prepare you for your career as a commercial banker.
The key to being a highly trusted advisor for our clients is understanding their businesses, and your time as a Credit Analyst will provide you with the tools necessary to excel as a relationship manager. Beginning as a Credit Analyst, participants will learn the following:
As an Associate, participants will continue to use the analytical skills they developed while doing the following:
Commercial Banking Officer
The Commercial Banking Officer is the primary contact person for his or her clients' banking needs and has latitude to do so in a way that suits his or her style and personality essentially running his or her own business within the bank's business. As a Commercial Banking Officer, participants will be prepared for the following responsibilities:
Training and Development Process:
To ensure program participants have the necessary tools to build their skillsets and progress efficiently through the program, the Commercial Banking Officer Development Program utilizes a combination of on the job training, mentoring, continuous feedback, and classroom-style education including the following:
Physical Demands, Working Conditions and Hours:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as needed and required, which may include the ability to lift 25 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time.
Must be available to work when banking center is open, including after-hour events, as scheduled. A normal work week is 40-45 hours.
Who Should Apply
Master's degree candidates are welcome to apply but must have one year or less of prior professional experience.
Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position. To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran