Commercial Lending Officer

Join the team at Centric Bank, an American Banker Best Banks to Work For, three-time Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania and a Top 50 Fastest-Growing Company. We’re a community bank headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with offices in south central and southeastern PA. We pride ourselves in being able to serve the needs of our customers with local loan decisions and quick turnaround times.

Our employees prosper in an environment where fairness, diversity, inclusivity, and innovation thrive. Because our Centric Bank Way culture is grounded in 26 Fundamentals that empower one to be a difference maker, our employees can always expect to be given opportunities to flourish and reach their goals while making an impact on our local community. That’s why we offer career advancement opportunities, paid community service hours and a robust benefits package.

Share your passion, expertise, and personality with our customers and Be a Difference Maker, by forging your own path forward that will enrich your own life, the lives of our customers, and our local communities by joining our team.

Commercial Lending Officer

Responsible for developing new business by calling on present and prospective business customers focusing on new loan deposits and cash management business primarily related to commercial business and commercial real estate owners. Work as part of part of the Bank's sales team to cross-sale other lines of business to meet customer’s needs.

  • Live the Centric Bank Way the fundamentals that describe the principles and practices that define our culture.
  • Perform a variety of duties to develop new business including, but not limited to, relationship building, outside calling efforts, generating goodwill, etc.
  • Drive the bank's sales and business development programs. Initiate partnerships with other lines of business, such as cash management, merchant services retail, leasing and mortgage.
  • Maintain portfolio credit quality by managing individual book of business and team portfolio to bank expectations. This includes oversight of past due accounts, exceptions and overall credit quality. Take a proactive approach in identifying and evaluating concerns related to emerging credit quality issues and reporting them to the Senior Commercial Lending Officer, Chief Lending Officer and Chief Credit Officer.
  • Maintain detailed records of meetings with clients or prospective customers. Monitor and manage internal reports relevant to individual and team portfolios, overdrafts, matured and maturing loans, and financial statement tracking.
  • Maintain a current knowledge of laws and regulations which impact the commercial and business banking job.
  • Maintains a strong compliance culture within assigned sphere of responsibilities.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Exemplify the "We Revolve Around You" customer service philosophy by providing exceptional service to customers (internal and external) and to third party vendors.

Demonstrated Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge and/or banking experience.
  • Previous experience in positions related to business development and/or credit underwriting within the financial services industry preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficient interpersonal communication skills to include reading, writing and grammar;
  • Strong math skills, a knowledge of accounting principles and credit analysis
  • A thorough knowledge of lending regulations, procedures and operations
  • Strong interpersonal skills.  
  • Demonstrated attention to high quality customer service and details. 
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time and resources to ensure work is completed efficiently and within established timeframes.
  • Proficiency with computers and ability to problem solve.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment with many critical deadlines.

Travel Requirements

  • Ability to reach destinations within the Centric Bank footprint and as necessary to satisfy job requirements.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Excellent benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with corporate match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holiday Pay

About this company

  • Centric Bank blends the latest online and digital financial services technologies with personalized, relationship-focused customer care. You are only a conversation or click away from receiving the banking services you need from people who truly want your family and business to thrive. In every transaction, We Revolve Around You.
  • We promise our customers immediate, direct access to our bank decision makers and deliver the finest high-touch service in the industry. Centric Bank proudly commits people and resources to enrich the communities where we live and work.
  • Because trust is our most important commodity, we are focused on building and sustaining long-term, multi-generational relationships with our customers, our community, our employees, and our shareholders.
  • Centric Bank offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including a 401k plan with corporate match, medical, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability insurances.
  • Centric Bank is an Equal Opportunity employer.
  • Veteran Commitment: Centric Bank commits to hiring returning veterans.