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Business Center Universal Banker

Company: Horizon Bank
Location: Troy
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Overview
Responsible for processing customer transactions, completing customer initiated account maintenance and all other tasks associated with customer requests. Originate new deposit accounts and consumer loans. Responsible for initiating, enhancing and maintaining customer relationships by providing Exceptional Service and Sensible Advice. Able to probe for information regarding customer's needs and provide effective solutions. Maintain a well-developed working knowledge of bank products and services, taking responsibility to keep up-to-date on changes.
Universal Bankers generally have one year of banking experience or professional sales experience in a service-oriented environment

Principal Accountabilities
Represent the Bank to the customer in a courteous, professional manner in face-to-face and telephone communications. Provide timely, efficient, and accurate service in processing transactions in accordance with all regulations, policies and procedures. Maintain a well-developed working knowledge of bank processes, products and services, as well as banking regulations including Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). Develop and enhance customer relationships to identify cross selling and referral opportunities. Actively protect confidentiality of customer and account information. Demonstrate Horizon Bank's commitment to the communities in which we serve through support of local organizations and events.


  • Process customer transactions, customer initiated account maintenance, and all other tasks associated with customer requests. Report suspicious transactions or unusual occurrences to supervisor.
  • Train on vault responsibilities for management of cash inventories
  • Efficiently gather customer information, identify financial needs, and educate customer on products and services. Recommend products based on the customer's needs.
  • Originate new deposit accounts including checking, savings, ATM/Debit Cards, money market, CDs, IRAs and commercial accounts.
  • Originate and provide advice on consumer loan products including personal loans, installment loans, home equity loans and lines of credit.
  • Originate business deposit accounts, associated services and refer additional products and service to Treasury Management or Business Banker.
  • Process basic life events including distribution of customers' estates to beneficiaries from any deposit account. Recommend referrals to trust department when appropriate.Educate customers on digital banking services and encourage electronic banking and e-statement adoption.
  • Develop long-standing relationships with customers by providing Exceptional Service and Sensible Advice through knowledge of bank products and services such as business, commercial and mortgage lending as well as trust services.
  • Participate in all office marketing and sales projects and promotions.
  • Partner with branch advisors to uncover customer needs and cross-sell opportunities.
  • Effectively use risk management tools to mitigate risk and minimize exposure to loss. Report unusual activity following established procedures.
  • Maintain established controls such as identification procedures, check holds, and all other pertinent verification necessary to transact business.
  • Promptly address customer questions and concerns through investigation. Report to management to formulate corrective action.
  • Conduct and document periodic risk reviews and run reports as needed.
  • Perform all work in compliance with established regulations, policies, and established procedures.
  • Maintain customer privacy and protect bank operations by keeping information private and confidential.
  • Participate in ongoing skill, sales training, compliance, risk management and security training as required for the position and apply knowledge in daily tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications & Skills

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • 1+ years of experience as a Bank Teller or the equivalent combination of banking, payment processing and professional sales experience in a service-oriented environment preferred.
    • Must successfully complete consumer lending training and consistently demonstrate the required level of mastery of the lending products and processes.
    • Strong sales initiative and ability to develop ongoing customer relationships.
    • Present a professional image and communicate effectively with the public, co-workers, management, customers and others in a courteous, positive and professional manner.
    • Ability to read, process, understand and apply written training material content to daily activity.
    • Ability to follow detailed instructions and a wide range of procedures requiring sound judgment.
    • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations using various business machines and/or computers.
    • Must have proficient typing and computer skills.

      Core Competencies

      • Consultative Sales

        • Product Knowledge

          • Effective Questioning

            • Prospecting and Referring

              • Relationship Building

                • Results Focused

                  Physical Requirements
                  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

                  Physical Demand:

                  Percentage of Time:

                  Communicate with customers, advisors and managers regarding banking transactions and issues. Able to exchange accurate information with others.


                  *Able to verify authenticity of financial instruments, forms, documents and signatures. Able to verify identity of customers, vendors and service providers.
                  Able to observe actions of others to ensure safety and security of the facility.


                  Constantly operate a computer and other office machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer and telephone.


                  Able to remain in upright stationary position at counter height of approximately 48" for long periods of time.


                  Able to grasp, move and sort forms and papers.

                  90- 100%

                  Regularly move about the branch to access teller line, file cabinets, storage drawers and various office equipment, such as cash counters and printers.


                  Occasionally position self to reach heights between floor and 6'.

                  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.

                  Horizon Bank is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability - Veteran Employer.

Keywords: Horizon Bank, Troy , Business Center Universal Banker, Accounting, Auditing , Troy, Michigan

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