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Market President

Company: Simmons Bank
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.The Market President is responsible for all lending activities of the market, along with cross selling the bank's other business lines. Provides senior management for the commercial lending function managing large, complex commercial relationships that meet established lending requirements in order to provide maximum profits to the bank with a minimum of risk. Key measurements of success are the market's revenue and profitability growth while maintaining excellent asset quality and cross selling the bank's other lines of business. Leadership responsibility includes handling all employment issues and supervising the operations of markets by leading the team of Market Executives. Also, may assist with the planning, implementation and control of the banks organizational and/or fiscal objectives. Directs immediate and long range planning based on continual evaluation of results. This position typically resides in markets of MSA's greater than 500,000. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises all lending activities of the market under the direction of the EVP Division President.
  • Serves as or oversees the senior commercial banking manager and commercial and business bankers, managing a portfolio of significant commercial relationships focused in credit and cash management delivery.
  • Oversees metro market business development plan with strategic focus on large, more complex commercial client activity through relational selling as a trusted advisor role to assist them in recognizing opportunities and risks while helping them accomplish their goals through their use of Bank's products and services.
  • Reviews and approves commercial credit packages exceeding individual officer lending authorities and works with executive management and credit function for final approval on larger transactions.
  • Ensures that commercial credit packages prepared by Market Executives and Banking officers meet Simmons Bank standards for accuracy, content, and quality of presentation, and provide all information needed for prudent credit decision.
  • Ensures that lending officers comply with Simmons Bank credit policy and prudent lending practices.
  • Prepares and conducts annual evaluations of lending associates, and impose disciplinary action when warranted.
  • Will present recommendations to loan committee and exhibits a deep understanding of the large complex commercial credits presented.
  • Ensure that subordinate officers are reviewing and analyzing complex financial information to determine a borrower's creditworthiness.
  • Interaction with retail banking and sales management functions of the market, including operation of the metro market branch offices.
  • Assists in ensuring that branches are operated in accordance with bank policy and procedures and prudent banking practices.
  • Reviews and approves job postings and prospective job applicants for employment in the branches.
  • Coordinates compliance activities and preparation of budget for the market.
  • Become active in the market through membership in business organizations, community events and/or non-profit organizations where one can be in a position to advance the reputation of the Bank.
  • Ability to set and meet challenging individual and market goals without direct supervision in a positive team oriented environment to ensure Bank wide goals are met.
  • Assists the EVP Division President in the development and implementation of the bank policies and procedures and special projects.
  • Ensures all departmental documents and activities are performed in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures as applicable to this position, including completion of required compliance training.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
    • Skills
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, general business correspondence and/or journals or government regulations
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial report and/or legal documents.
    • Ability to write routine reports and business correspondence and procedures
    • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations, to customers, clients and other employees in the organization
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
    • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directorsEducation and/or Experience
      • A Bachelor's degree in business, finance, related field, or relevant job experience is required.
      • Six to eight years in lending and/or credit and management experience required.
      • Advanced sales skills required.
      • Experience in the local market required for better understanding of the lending environment and potential customer base.Computer Skills
        • MS Office programsCertificates, Licenses, Registrations
          • NMLS numberOther Qualifications (including physical requirements)
            • Analytical - ability to collect data and use experience and skill set to make credit decisions
            • Oral - Possesses the ability to speak clearly and persuasively in all situations. Responds clearly to questions and demonstrates presentations skills.
            • Written - Written material is informative, edits work for spelling and grammar
            • Teamwork - Balances individual responsibilities and team goals. Contributes to building a positive team environment and provides support for others when needed.
            • Leadership - Exhibits confidence and motives other team members.OtherPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Activities, duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.Skills Training:
              • Executive education training and events
              • Continuing Professional EducationEqual Employment Opportunity Information: Simmons First National Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a policy of equal employment with respect to a person's race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, covered veterans, military status, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected classifications. Simmons First National Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to Affirmative Action Programs consisting of results-oriented procedures to ensure equal employment opportunities. These programs require positive action in lieu of neutral non-discrimination and merit hiring/performance policies.Since 1903, we've been putting people first by making a commitment to you. Simmons Bank is the subsidiary bank for Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ: SFNC), a publicly traded bank holding company headquartered in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Founded as a community bank, Simmons Bank has grown steadily to its current size of $24.7 billion in assets (as of December 31, 2021), with more than 3,250 associates located in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. Our growth has led to some amazing career opportunities, while our dynamic culture has been recognized by publications across our footprint. Parallel to our growth, Simmons Bank's community roots run deep - these are felt in the ways we seek to go the extra mile for our customers and communities through exceptional service and volunteerism, and in the strong career growth opportunities and wellness programs we offer associates. Our team is characterized by collaboration, integrity and passion for all we do, high performance, and a commitment to personal and professional growth. If these cornerstones of company culture appeal to you, let's talk! There's never been a better time to join our team.

Keywords: Simmons Bank, Austin , Market President, Accounting, Auditing , Austin, Texas

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