Chief Executive Officer – To $125K Plus Bonus – Chicago, IL – Job # 2075

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 bank client is seeking to fill a Chief Executive Officer role in the Chicago, IL market. The successful candidate reports to the Board of Directors and will be responsible for the overall strategic and operational performance of the bank and the achievements of the Bank’s Growth and profitability agenda.

The position offers a generous salary of up to $125K plus bonus and a full benefits package.

Chief Executive Officer responsibilities include:

  • Implementation and achievement of the current and future strategic direction of the bank and ensure delivery of strategic and operational key performance results, and outcomes, across the organization.
  • Accountable for developing new business opportunities and sustaining valuable relationships with private and public sector stakeholders to ensure the bank’s continuous expansion and business growth.
  • Providing the mandate and leadership for the Executive Team to work in partnership across their operational groups, to lead and implement continuous improvements in business processes, leveraging digital transformation, and ensuring delivery of customer-centric services.
  • Meeting regularly or and as required with Board to view material issues and to ensure that the Board is provided, in a timely manner, with all information necessary to permit the Board to fulfill its statutory and other obligations.
  • Keeping the financial position of the Bank under review to ensure that there is an appropriate balance of long-term and short-term finance, and provision of adequate cash flow for day-to-day working and in compliance with statutory requirements and reporting.
  • Identifying strategic and operational risks, ensure mitigation strategies are in place, and as appropriate, take action to minimize any actual or potential impact
  • Leading the achievement of the customer service standards agreed annually and ensure the leadership, dissemination, understanding, and delivery of customer-centric services across the bank.

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:

  • Master’s Degree required.
  • Ten or more years’ experience in the banking or finance industry.
  • Five or more years’ experience in senior executive management.
  • Strong Bank Operations background.
  • Strong Credit Risk Management and Lending background and experience.
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills with a focus on securing strategic partnerships, business planning, people, and financial management.

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