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CWB is a bank built for business owners
Canadian Western Bank (CWB) is the only full-service bank in Canada with a strategic focus to meet the unique financial needs of businesses and their owners. Our teams take a relationship-based approach to deliver a uniquely proactive client experience through highly personalized service, specialized expertise, customized solutions, and faster response times. We provide full-service business and personal banking, nation-wide specialized financing in targeted industries, comprehensive wealth management offerings, and trust services.
Our highly engaged teams operate within a client-centric, collaborative, and change-ready culture, with a core focus to achieve our vision to become the best full-service bank for business owners in Canada as we continue to transform our capabilities, united as one.
Commercial Portfolio Management >$10MM - Mid Market
Provides credit structuring, credit underwriting, risk management, and client facing support for a complex and diversified client portfolio with average loan volumes primarily greater than $10MM. This role performs credit underwriting, monitoring and adjudication on a diversified commercial banking book in the Mid-Market commercial banking space. The role holder will have full understanding of the organization's credit policies and existing credit arrangements and is still developing knowledge of specifics related to unique credit arrangements. The role has day to day contact with clients and partners relationship managers & acts as a mentor/leader to specialist team.
Areas of focus
Credit underwriting. Risk management. Client experience.
Credit underwriting. As an expert credit underwriter, you will partner with sales teams to support the branch through effective and timely credit underwriting for new and existing borrowing clients. You will manage risks and day-to-day client relationships for Mid Market commercial clients. Directly working with the sales team to develop creative, and ambitious, full-service client solutions, while maximizing internal partnerships and specialists where appropriate.
Risk management. Use knowledge of credit policies & arrangements to apply risk mitigation skills to ensure appropriate measures are put into place and risk assessment protocols and structures are implemented, while balancing risk and reward in line with CWB’s risk appetite. Proactively manage risk with prudent lending recommendations, including appropriate & consistent monitoring & due diligence, minimizing operational losses. Exercises good judgement & decisive actions when meeting the needs of clients.
Client experience. Connects with clients daily & provides critical retention touch points for high value clients, actively determining needs & referring clients to other business partners across CWB Financial Group.
Play-to-win leadership. Embrace our values. Lead with intention & conviction. Establish & sustain a psychologically safe & positive work environment that supports a fun, engaged, and strong diverse workforce. Champion change. Champion collaboration & an united CWB approach. Coach fearlessly. Intentionally feed forward. Strengthen our learning culture with a growth mindset. Invest in people first talent management through acquisition, development, engagement & retention initiatives. Grow from failures. Deliver results.
Core know-how & experience requirements
A Bachelor’s Degree in commerce, finance, or accounting fields (or equivalent experience) with demonstrated & proven abilities (approx. 6 years experience) within functions of risk management, banking, business lending, including significant direct experience with commercial credit underwriting across a broad range of industries with directly leadership & coaching experience.
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Why work with us?
Your success is our obsession.
If you are obsessed with client success – we will surround you with a strong foundation of care, support, autonomy & know-how to make it happen. Learning, development, coaching, mentorship, & opportunities for growth & innovation. Challenging work matched with recognition & rewards. Pay for performance incentives and all the vital benefits to take care of you and your loved ones because your whole wellness matters - physical, mental, financial, & spiritual! We live for today, and plan for tomorrow. Your investments grow with us with our RSP & ESP programs. And being an owner brings a differentiated level of motivation, engagement, empowerment & reward –with CWB, every employee can be an owner. Need another reason?
As an equitable employer, CWB Financial Group is committed to providing a safe and
where a diverse workforce thrives. You are welcomed and encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Dignity, respect and equality are non-negotiables. If you require
during any part of the recruitment or selection process, please reach out.
- Position closes at 12:01am on the close date identified below.