• Branch Manager - Big Bear Lake

    Posted: 02/04/2020

    Branch Manager - First Foundation Bank

    First Foundation Bank
    40865 Big Bear Blvd.
    Big Bear Lake, CA, 92315
    Requisition ID: 1049

    Summary: Responsible for the sales/service activities, marketing plan, leadership/management, operating budget, profitable growth, and operational integrity of the assigned branch.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    •Proactively leads branch team, and participates, in the needs-based selling of bank products and services
    •Direct the branch team’s daily business development activities through outbound telemarketing, outside prospect & client appointments, in-branch cross selling, branch/corporate campaigns, targeted direct e-mail and U.S. mail offerings, networking with COIs, community involvement, etc.
    •Manage the branch portfolio for optimum performance. Focus on business prospects/clients, business owners and high net worth individuals
    •Ensure compliance with CRA outreach programs
    •Train team members in the area of client service, sales, operations, regulatory requirements, bank products, etc.
    •Plan, implement and manage operating and capital budgets to maximize branch profitability
    •Ensure that office audit(s) are rated at “satisfactory” or better in assigned branch

    Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has direct supervisory responsibilities

    Job Requirements: To 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience:
    •Bachelor’s Degree required
    •Minimum 5-7 years of experience as a Branch Manager, or sales/service leadership equivalent, managing multiple team members successfully
    •Business Banking/Lending background required

    •Excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal, and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization and out in the community
    •General Mathematics and Accounting
    •Ability to read/comprehend business income statements, balance sheets, tax returns, etc.
    •Must be able to assess any given situation, make decisions and bring to a successful resolution
    •Must be experienced in the effective use of core banking system software
    •Must have satisfactory working knowledge and proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.

    Approximate Time Allocation:
    •65% = Outside Sales and Business Development
    •20% = Leadership, Sales Management/Coaching
    •15% = Branch Administration/Operations, Compliance, etc.

    First Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.