Careers

Better Banks is proud to be one of the most established and respected private employers in the greater Peoria area. We value our employees and all they have to offer our communities, which is why we are committed to providing our employees with a satisfying, positive work environment. In keeping with this commitment, we offer competitive wages, excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement.


If you are interested in working for a bank that is growing, committed to customer service and values its employees, please contact the Human Resources Department for Better Banks. Letters of interest and resumes may be sent to:


Human Resources

Better Banks

5600 S.W. Adams Street

Bartonville, IL 61607

Phone: 309-697-2100

Fax: 309-697-2099

HR@BetterBanks.com

(Please do not send confidential information.)





Job Title

Location
Loan Processing Supervisor

The Loan Processing Supervisor is responsible for supervising a team of loan processors to ensure loan documents are processed and completed according to established policies and procedures. The Loan Processing Supervisor is also responsible for processing new loan submissions and for providing daily administrative support to the Lenders.

Requirements
• Supervises the activities of the loan processors; evaluates efficient work flow processes , and schedules work hours and time off accordingly
• Conducts new hire onboarding training ; and provides ongoing training to the loan processors as needed
• Ensures loan processors are working and communicating effectively, with tact & diplomacy, with the Lenders
• Interacts cohesively with Lenders & proactively drives urgency in areas of responsibilities with the loan processors
• Prepares consumer and commercial loan documents in a timely manner
• Handles internal and external customer inquires, questions and/or concerns in a professional manner
• Orders the required documents (such as titles & appraisals, loan disclosures, obtains payoffs & releases, credit reports, required certificates and insurance) necessary to complete the loan file
• Ensures all loan files are previewed for completeness and accuracy; and ensures they are within compliance standards


Requirements
• High School Diploma or equivalent AND
• 4 years’ experience in loan processing AND
• Minimum of 5 years’ working in a supervisory capacity

Adams Street, Bartonville, IL
Lender

The Lender is responsible for supporting the Bank’s lending goals and objectives through its lending functions. The Lender will also be responsible for driving marketing efforts to build positive relationships and loan portfolios with potential and existing consumer customers and automobile dealerships.

Responsibilities
• Receiving, evaluating, approving and/or denying applications
• Maintaining & building relationships with potential and existing consumer customers and automobile dealerships
• Following up with delinquent account holders and collecting on past dues
• Performing consumer lending functions in accordance with regulatory compliance
• Providing professional service to customers by responding to inquiries and concerns

Requirements
• A Bachelor degree in economics, finance, or related field AND
• A minimum of 3-5 years consumer, commercial, or mortgage lending experience

Chillicothe, IL
Loan Processor

The Loan Processor is responsible for receiving and processing new loan submissions; and providing daily administrative support to the Lenders.

Responsibilities
• Prepares consumer and commercial loan documents in a timely manner
• Handles internal and external customer inquires, questions and/or concerns in a professional manner
• Orders the required documents (such as titles & appraisals, loan disclosures, obtains payoffs & releases, credit reports, required certificates and insurance) necessary to complete the loan file
• Previews loan files for completeness, accuracy and ensures they are within compliance standards
• Processes loan files for closing and/or mails adverse action notices to borrowers as requested by Lenders.
• Schedules loan closings for Lenders
• Ensures documentations are maintained by performing file maintenance
• Provides weekly and monthly reports to management as requested
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements
• A High School Diploma or equivalent AND
• Minimum of 2 years experience in loan processing is required

Adams Street, Bartonville, IL

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