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Commercial Client Officer

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Job ID CB-14489 City Los Angeles State California Additional Location: Exempt/Non Exempt Exempt Shift Day Work Schedule M-F, 8-5
Job Details:
COMMERCIAL CLIENT OFFICER



WHAT IS THE OPPORTUNITY?

This person is responsible for the day-to-day interaction with clients of the Specialty Banking Division. They are the primary contact person providing proactive and consultative support to resolve operations issues that may from time to time arise. Advises clients of the most effective combinations of products and services for their individual situation. Actively engages in meaningful conversations with clients to ensure that solutions are suggested and or provided that meet the ongoing business and operational needs. As the operational expert for the client, the Commercial Client Officer is positioned to proactively execute on the concepts developed by the Relationship Manager with minimal supervision. Is also instrumental as a liaison with other internal departments to provide the operational excellence to clients.



Specialty Banking Division
As a member of the Specialty Banking group, you will help to bring extensive industry knowledge to commercial clients in specialized segments and deliver an unmatched level of service. Specialty Banking is comprised of several teams of experienced bankers with niche market knowledge and niche financial proficiency, promoting solutions rather than products.



WHAT WILL YOU DO?

  • Primary contact with clients/prospects for day-to-day operational needs, providing proactive, collaborative and consultative support. Responsible for the operational integrity of the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Uses knowledge of bank products and services to consistently evaluate new opportunities for growth in relationships and recommending solutions to clients/prospects.
  • Follows through with executing on relationship plans designed by the Relationship Manager strategies for those clients they manage.
  • Resolves problems, answers questions related to client accounts and utilization of bank products and services. Works with clients to assist in operations areas. Works directly with clients in handling all areas of operations (e.g., loan payments, wires, new accounts, checking and savings account activity, CD’s, investments, etc.) to free Relationship Managers from performing these duties. Provide accurate, timely and extensive information to all client inquiries and requests to ensure retention of existing profitable clients.
  • Resolves client complaints and takes appropriate action to prevent future problems. Contacts clients regarding overdrafts (or other related problems) and performs follow-up necessary to resolve situation. Determines appropriate method of approach.
  • Analyzes client needs in order to cross-sell a wide variety of Bank services. Directs clients to appropriate area within the Bank or to a Relationship Manager. Maintains complete knowledge of all banking products and services including technical proficiency with product utilization. With an emphasis on Treasury and Deposit products,
  • Develops new business through referrals and existing clients. Participates in client call program either independently or with Relationship Manager. Prepares call reports for management.
  • Provides assistance and coverage for all operations-related activity within the department. Reviews and processes deposits. Approves checks for cashing. Prepares outgoing wire transfers. Prepares debit and credit entries to checking/saving accounts for transfers, loan payments, etc.
  • Reviews large deposits and either approves or declines immediate credit based on knowledge of clientele, account balance, account history and other related factors within delegated authority. Approves deposits, transfers, overdrafts, and waivers of fees within specified authority limit.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of account activity by reviewing various reports (e.g., rejects, overdraft reports, large item reports, float reports, etc.) on a regular basis. Identifies potential problems and takes appropriate action necessary to avoid financial loss to the Bank.
  • May performs business site inspection for verification purposes.



WHAT DO YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

Must-Have*

  • Minimum 2 years experience in client service, banking operations or relationship management support required.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a banking or financial services environment required.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with bank products and services (e.g. deposits, cash management, international, etc.) required.


Skills and Knowledge

*To be considered for this position you must meet at least these basic qualifications
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.



INCLUSION AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT
City National Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.



ABOUT CITY NATIONAL

We start with a basic premise: Business is personal. Since day one we've always gone further than the competition to help our clients, colleagues and community flourish. City National Bank was founded in 1954 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and that legacy of integrity, community and unparalleled client relationships continues to drive phenomenal growth today. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies.

City National Bank requires all colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work on-site at any of our locations.

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