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Commercial Banking Associate

800 W Bannock St, Boise, ID 83702, USA Req #3207
Monday, November 7, 2022

It starts with our culture ...

Common sense has never been common.

If it were, the world would be a different place. Things would run smoothly and on time. People would do what they say and say what they do. Everything would be fair, without all the small talk.  And banks would only sell you what you need. When a banker looked at a client, they wouldn’t just see a number, they’d see a dad or a mom or a graduate or a business owner. Our Bankers understand the complexities of people’s lives and offer simple solutions.

That's the basics of Relationships. Fairness. Simplicity®

When you choose our Company, you have an opportunity to make an impact beyond the walls of our buildings.

We have a long-standing commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Through lending, investing, grants, and volunteerism, our Company promotes the growth, revitalization and sustainability of the communities we serve. We believe that these are important elements in building and sustaining a successful organization and a positive, results-driven culture. We strive for all of our associates to feel welcome and empowered at work.

This type of position is ideal for someone looking to build a career in finance.  We will provide you training and coaching throughout your onboarding experience, as well as on the job.  As you demonstrate success, there will be opportunities for advancement within our organization.

The focus of this job is on producing high quality, detailed work based on established standards, guidelines and procedures. Precise, consistent work output is essential requiring patience and a willingness to handle and complete one task at a time. The job environment is stable, based on known relationships with people and well-defined processes. Job knowledge and competency is built through structured step-by-step training and positive, supportive coaching from management and peers. Communication with others is based on knowledge of repetitive job routines and procedures gained from sufficient on the job experience. Consistent, error free work based on defined regulations and standards are key measures of job performance success. The job environment promotes steady, methodical work output so that job routines can be completed on time and error-free. This position is designed to develop a valued technical expert, who, recognized and supported by management and a stable work environment, can deliver quality work on a consistent basis.

As a Commercial Banking Associate, you will manage daily, weekly, and monthly compliance reports, financial, pipeline and portfolio management reports.  You will be responsible for a variety of tasks including accurately inputting, monitoring and processing loan data in various systems including Capital Stream, and assisting Relationship Managers, Portfolio Managers and Credit Analysts in monitoring maturing loans, past dues and covenant reports. You will assist in all aspects of processing and booking loans, review loan documents to insure they are accurate. Partnering with accounting, risk management and marketing in order to manage controls and specific requests related to regulatory exams, daily accounting/accounts payable and marketing for various Commercial banking lines is expected.

Additionally, Commercial Banking Associates are expected to manage changes and updates to risk reports including risk rating policy and operation procedures, manage client deposit operations and treasury management implementation including new account set-up and ongoing administration of treasury needs, and prepare and arrange weekly portfolio management meetings including creating agendas and preparing meeting minutes. You will handle administrative details and duties and take responsibility for completing those duties on time and with a high degree of quality, proactively develop relationships with key internal and external clients, gaining recognition as a team resource, build a great rapport with clients and fellow associates, and treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

All associates are expected to maintain current knowledge and consistent compliance with regulations and bank policies and procedures related to the position, including but not limited to Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) requirements.

Minimum Requirements: To be considered for this position, you must possess the following qualifications.

  • Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
  • 1+ year lending support experience
  • 3+ years of financial services and customer service experience.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.

Desired Qualifications: To be considered an ideal candidate, you should possess some of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of experience in commercial banking loan and deposit operations support.
  • Prior work experience in the asset based or banking industry

Skills and Abilities:   Below is a general list of desired skills and abilities; this is not an exhaustive list.

  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to clearly and concisely articulate issues, to carry out instructions and instruct others, to generate reports, correspondence and procedures.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while performing duties.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills.
  • Absolute discretion when dealing with confidential matters.
  • Self-directed and motivated to accomplish tasks, meet objectives and committed timelines.
  • Strong client service skills with the ability to interact in a professional manner with both internal and external clients.
  • Responsive and flexible; ability to adapt to changes in the work environment and modify approaches or methods to best fit the situation.
  • Proficient in salesforce.com, MS Office applications which include Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Work Environment:

  • Office setting with traditional hours.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time (typically no longer than 8 hours).
  • Must be able to work at a rapid pace for long periods of time (typically no longer than 8 hours).
  • Must be able to work overtime to the extent necessary.
Thank you for your application! 
The Bank is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

The Bank's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. The Bank is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Hillcrest Bank
Location on Google Maps
  • 800 W Bannock St, Boise, ID 83702, USA