Chief Operating Officer – Up to $150K – St. Louis, MO – 1171

Who We Are

Bankers Recruiting Bankers – The Symicor Group is a boutique bank-only talent acquisition firm with offices in Chicago, IL and San Antonio, TX.  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 to be based in the St. Louis, MO area. The selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the bank achieves service and operational goals by providing direction, leadership and motivation to employees at all levels of the company.  Reporting directly to the President/CEO this position is a key member of the senior leadership team at the Bank.

The position includes a generous salary of up to $150K and excellent benefits package.

Chief Operating Officer responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating 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. Oversees Deposit Operations, Loan Operations and Information Technology for the bank.
  • Recruiting, motivating and leading a high-performance management team in achieving / exceeding the budgetary goals of the bank.
  • Overseeing research, analysis, trends and program evaluation of operations in support of strategic planning, and day-to-day problem solving.
  • Controlling expenses.
  • Maintaining high customer service standards.
  • Resolving customer service issues.
  • Ensuring that staff follows the Bank’s established policies and procedures.
  • 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 (Master’s Degree preferred).
  • Seven or more years of recent bank operations management experience including: Deposit Operations, Loan Operations, and IT.
  • 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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