Financial Institution Manager

Manage branches or offices of financial institutions.
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Salary Range
$76,000 – $142,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Financial Institution Managers do?

Manages branch or office of financial institutions, such as commercial bank, credit union, finance company, mortgage company, savings bank, or trust company: Directs and coordinates activities to implement institution policies, procedures, and practices concerning granting or extending lines of credit, commercial loans, real estate loans, and consumer credit loans. Directs, through subordinate supervisors, activities of workers engaged in implementing establishment services and performing such functions as collecting delinquent accounts, authorizing loans, or opening savings account. Establishes procedures for custody and control of assets, records, loan collateral, and securities to ensure safekeeping. Contacts customers and business, community, and civic organizations to promote goodwill and generate new business. May prepare financial and regulatory reports required by law, regulations, and board of directors. May examine, evaluate, and process loan applications. May recommend securities to board or corporate officers for institution investment. May talk to customers to resolve account problems. May interview and hire workers. May evaluate data pertaining to costs to plan budget. May plan and develop methods and procedures for carrying out activities of establishment. May be designated according to type of financial institution managed, as Manager, Branch Bank; Manager, Commercial Bank; Manager, Credit Union; Manager, Finance Company; Manager, Mortgage Company; Manager, Savings Bank; Manager, Trust Company.

Should I be a Financial Institution Manager?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Financial Institution Branch Manager, Manager, Financial Institution

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