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Business Center Manager - Lancaster, CA

Retail Banking Branch Manager
California Bank & Trust
063684 Requisition #

Associates at California Bank & Trust work in a relationship-centered culture where they are provided with the tools, training, and opportunities to build the best possible relationships with our clients and with each other. Our workplace culture values each associate’s unique experiences, background and perspectives and provides a collaborative environment for all employees to grow and thrive.      


As a premier California-focused financial services company dedicated to serving its communities, families, and businesses (small, mid-sized and large), CB&T has been active for 70 years and has more than 80 full-service branch offices across the state. This dedication has helped the bank earn recognition as a perennial powerhouse in yearly voting for “Best Bank” and “Best Commercial Bank” from the readers of San Diego Union-Tribune and Orange County Register. Additionally, as a division of Zions Bancorporation, the bank has collected multiple Greenwich Excellence Awards for “Overall Client Satisfaction” in Small Business & Middle Market Excellence Awards.   


We are looking for a Business Center Manager to provide top notch customer service to our clients and customers in Lancaster, CA. This role focuses on overseeing, leading, and directing a banking branch with regards to sales, operations, and corporate/regulatory compliance to meet assigned lending, deposit, and fee income goals. 



Essential Functions 

  • Oversees, leads, and directs a branch with regards to sales, operations, and corporate/regulatory compliance to meet assigned lending, deposit, and fee income goals.  

  • Responsible for staff management and development including performance evaluations, promotions, salary recommendations and disciplinary action.  

  • Provides suitable credit, deposit or other banking services as well as counsel and advice to best meet clients' needs.  

  • Develops programs to maximize branch profitability, minimize risk, and improve customer service and product knowledge.  

  • Responsible for acquiring, expanding and maintaining client relationships through both inside and outside business development activities.  

  • Analyzes risks and profitability of assigned client portfolio to ensure ongoing profitability and conformity with credit terms. 

  • Responsible for ensuring the successful processing, underwriting, and approving of loans within assigned limits.  

  • Negotiates loan terms and conditions in accordance with bank policy.  

  • Remains well versed in economic and financial concepts and developments relating to clients.  

  • Reviews branch reports for compliance and accuracy.  

  • Responsible for community development and relations.  

  • Other duties as assigned.  




  • Requires a Bachelor's in Business Administration, Finance or a related field and 5+ years of banking management and lending or other directly related experience. A combination of education and experience may meet requirements.

  • Business Development experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of branch/banking management, operations, policies, procedures, banking products and lending requirements.

  • Working knowledge of business development and sales within the financial industry.

  • Ability to make sound decisions, mitigate risk, build relationships and work with a variety of clients, employees and management.

  • Sound knowledge of banking laws and regulations. Solid problem resolution and communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Solid customer relationship skills.

  • Ability to manage staff.




  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!    

  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance   

  • Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts  

  • Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays, and any applicable state holidays  

  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience   

  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions  

  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees enrolled in an accredited degree program related to the needs of the business, maximum of $5,250 per calendar year, employees are eligible for the program upon hire  

  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products   

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!    



This position is eligible to earn a base salary in the range of $93,500 - $116,875 annually depending on job-related factors such as level of experience and location.


This position will be open until filled.


To review our Benefits Summary click here.


Zions Bancorporation, National Association prohibits illegal discrimination and reaffirms its policy of providing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), by extending equal employment and advancement opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, gender, disability, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship, protected veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


It is the Company’s policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site.  You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@zionsbancorp.com or 801/844-7618.  Please email your resume/cover letter, indicate what position you are interested in and include "Accommodation needed" in the subject line to ensure your information is routed to the appropriate contact.


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