Chief Administrative Officer – Up to $200K – Monterey, CA – Job # 1839

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our client is seeking to fill a Chief Administrative Officer role in the greater Monterey, CA area. The selected candidate will be responsible for the overall direction and execution of the Bank’s core operations that include retail branches, central/deposit, operations, online/mobile banking, cash management, and Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML).

The position includes a generous salary of up to $200K plus bonus and excellent benefits package. (This is not a remote position.)

Chief Administrative Officer responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing assigned functional services of retail branches, central/deposit operations, online/mobile banking, cash management, and BSA/AML to align with corporate objectives.
  • Ensuring that all operational aspects of the Bank’s activities operate in a safe and sound manner in the best interest of shareholders, the Board of Directors, customers, employees, and the public.
  • Supervising and working closely with management to ensure the operational effectiveness, sustainability, and resiliency of the Bank.
  • Driving change and improvement by convening, informing, supporting, influencing and mentoring.
  • Ensuring all Bank operations and IT are effectively integrated to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Coordinating efforts with the Bank’s CFO on the budget; including monitoring and expense controls.
  • Developing and implementing strategies to accommodate current and future organizational plans, programs, and needs.
  • Establishing the first line of contact with Internal Auditors while ensuring delivery and accuracy of data for all audits.
  • Providing the highest level of customer relations and service; and ensuring compliance with Bank policies, procedures, and processes as well as regulatory compliance.
  • Performing supervisory duties of department staff, coordinating staff for coverage in all related areas of the department.
  • Maintaining a strong, open line of communications with the Board of Directors, Management and staff.
  • Synthesizing complex or diverse information; collecting and researching data; using intuition and experience to complement data; designing workflows and procedures.
  • Coordinating the opening of new and moving of existing branches and locations including heading the regulatory processes for such changes.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • B.S. /B.A. in Operations Management or similar discipline or equivalent work experience (Master’s Degree preferred).
  • Ten or more years of experience in the banking industry as an executive officer, with an operations focus and strategic visionary in a fin-tech environment.
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Can demonstrate strategic planning skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of bank operations.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to stay productive in a high growth, dynamic environment.

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