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Chief Operating Officer – Phoenix, AZ – 1040

Who We Are

Bankers Recruiting Bankers – The Symicor Group is a boutique bank-only talent acquisition firm based in Chicago.  Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking talent to our valued clients…from a banker’s perspective.  In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers themselves! We know banking and how to evaluate the very best banking talent available in the market.  Whether you are a bank candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank 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 Operating Officer role in the greater Phoenix, AZ market. The selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the bank achieves service, sales and operational goals by providing direction, leadership and motivation to employees at all levels of the company.  Reporting directly to the CEO and assists the CEO, CCO and the CFO to add depth to the management team in order to execute the Boards strategic vision, budget and various strategic initiatives.

The position includes a generous salary and excellent benefits package.

Chief Operating Officer responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the President and CEO and Executive Leadership to establish and accomplish annual goals and objectives as well as strategic plans for the Bank.
  • Supervising the day to day operational functions of the Bank.
  • Recruit, motivate and lead a high-performance management team in achieving / exceeding the budgetary goals of the bank.
  • Oversee research, analysis, trends and program evaluation of operations in support of strategic planning, and day-to-day problem solving.
  • Working with the Board and leadership team in identifying and implementing new products to increase the Banks competitive position.
  • Controlling expenses.
  • Managing of the recruitment process including negotiations with recruiters, working with external vendors to obtain PI and other tools, works with the Senior Leadership team in preparing job descriptions for each search, interviewing prospective candidates before being sent to the next level. Assisting in onboarding for senior officers.
  • Maintaining high customer service standards.
  • Working with the Chair of the Audit Committee to manage the audit process bank-wide.
  • Resolving customer service issues.
  • Reviewing daily reports.
  • Ensuring that staff follows the Bank’s established policies and procedures.
  • Preparing performance reviews.
  • Achieving satisfactory audit ratings.
  • Identifying and mitigating operational risk.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Attending and participating in community events.
  • Expanding existing and formalize new partnerships.

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.
  • Five or more years of recent retail banking experience in a managerial role.
  • A strong background in credit administration.
  • 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.

The next step is yours.  Email us your current resume along with the position you are considering to:

resumes@symicorgroup.com

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