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What separates Sonora Bank from the competition are the people inside--our team members. Our focus is to make sure that everyone who interacts with Sonora Bank has access to the best in customer service. And, we are looking for talented individuals who are passionate about helping others, hardworking and friendly to join us in our journey. 

Our Commitment

Employee serving in the community

At Sonora Bank, we believe in giving back to the communities where we live and work. When you join the Sonora Bank family, you will become part of a team that genuinely cares about making our communities a better place. Each year, the Sonora Bank team volunteers thousands of hours in our local communities. In addition, we are proud to provide significant funding to local organizations and charities. 





Our Values

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Safety of each other, our customers and the assets we are entrusted with
Integrity in how we work with each other, our customers and the communities where we operate
Diversity & Inclusion creating a culture that welcomes and respects all employees and customers and where everyone feels included
Open Work Environment that welcomes and encourages ideas and differing opinions without fear of retaliation
Customer Service that goes above and beyond to welcome customers to our Bank and treat them with respect and dignity at all times
Environment is considered, and included, in the way we conduct our business and the way we work to minimize our footprint

Explore Sonora Bank Job Opportunities

If you are looking for a place where you can make an impact, check out one of the great opportunities listed below!
Location: Boerne
Reports to: President / CEO / Chairman of the Board for Sonora Bank

Summary
Overseeing budgets, staff, and producers and evaluating the success of the company.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meet with the President / CEO / Chairman of the Board for Sonora Bank to access the direction of the company and ensure the company’s compliance with the stated mission.
  • Overseeing the operation of the company and ensuring all goals are met based on the company’s budget plan.
  • Oversee all business development, sales, marketing, and customer service for the agency.
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of the company’s daily finances.
  • Analyze budget and financial reports.
  • Provide consistent and accurate communication to carriers, underwriting and agents through verbal and written communication.
  • Know the submission procedure for all types of commercial lines and personal lines policies.
  • Timely execution of quoting new business and processing renewal commercial lines policies.
  • Maintain client database accurately and consistently documenting all communications with client.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative relationship with all insurance carriers and brokers.
  • Develop and educate marketing strategies, leveraging digital channels, social media platforms, and community outreach to promote the agency, enhance brand visibility, attract new clients, and establish partnerships with local businesses and organizations as referral sources to expand market presence and generate leads.
Qualifications
  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field.
  • 8-10 or more years’ experience as President or similar role
  • Holds a P&C license and Life and Health license in Texas.
  • Financial and operational knowledge of various industries.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Strong written, verbal communication and multi-tasking skills.
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset, motivational abilities, and the ability to find and retain talented employees.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and self-manage workload.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, with a positive attitude, and willingness to help others.
  • Strong analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
 
Work Environment
Must be able to work under pressure and exhibit good sound judgment in making decisions pertaining to the overall health of the company. Position requires extended periods of standing, sitting, and computer use.
 
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably-related job responsibilities as assigned by management as required. Sonora Bank reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
 
Ready to build your future with Sonora Bank? Send your resume and cover letter to hr@sonorabank.com


Sonora Bank provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Sonora Bank complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Location: Boerne, Bulverde, Wimberley 
Reports to: Chief Risk & BSA Officer

Summary
The BSA Analyst assists in the implementation, monitoring and overall administration of all aspects of the Bank Secrecy Act compliance program under the guidance of the Chief Risk & BSA Officer. The BSA Analyst is responsible for thorough investigating and documenting various degrees of Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/fraud alerts as assigned and, when necessary, preparing cases for Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR). Specifically, the role of the BSA Analyst is to perform various quality controls reviews and monitoring pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, Anti-Money Laundering Program, OFAC, and Customer Identification Program compliance using industry standard and regulatory guidance to ensure the Bank’s compliance efforts are maintained on a daily basis. Identify customer-related trends, patterns, typologies, and issues associated with money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, and other suspicious transactions. Ensure that all transactions/customers deemed suspicious are referred to the BSA Officer in a timely manner and in accordance with Bank policies and procedures. Performs any functions necessary, within scope of authority and expertise, to provide the highest level of service and responsiveness to customers and co-workers.

The position of BSA Analyst is required to be fully knowledgeable and skilled in all areas of the BSA department.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain current knowledge of all federal and state laws and regulations, along with the Bank’s policies and procedures.
  • Ensure proper identification and adherence to the Bank’s BSA Program including, but not limited to; CIP, CDD/EDD/ADD, OFAC and record keeping and retention requirements.
  • Performs daily review, monitoring, and analysis of various reports, logs, and transaction data to identify trends, unusual activity, and monitor large currency activity; determines if transactions are suspicious in nature, such as kiting, significant changes in balances, cash structuring in deposits, loans payments, and certificate of deposit purchases, wire or ACH transfers, monetary instrument sales, new account openings, etc.
  • Assists in the monitoring of account activity for suspicious patterns and activity, conducts suspicious activity report investigations, high risk customer/account reviews, and recommends when to file Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs).
  • Assist in the filing of the SARs when necessary while maintaining a high-level of confidentiality of the SAR reporting process.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act and all related anti-money laundering and OFAC regulations.
  • Assists in the development, coordination, and facilitation of training programs to educate bank personnel about BSA related compliance requirements and procedures.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of bank forms, notices and procedures and monitoring processes for compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act, OFAC and related regulations.
  • Assists in the compliance with 314(a) and 314(b) (PATRIOT Act) responsibilities.
  • Assists with New Account Business Risk Profiles.
  • Assists in the preparation and submission of all Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs) within required timeframes.
  • Performs customer and transaction analytics to identify trends and possible suspicious activity.
  • Assists in the preparation of the BSA Risk Assessment and the periodic updates.
  • Assists in the administration of the automated BSA/AML/Fraud system, research and resolved alerts and conducts investigations within the system.
  • Assist the BSA Officer and participates/prepares for regulatory BSA Examinations and Internal/external Audits. Assists in audit preparation and resolution duties.
  • Attend and complete all required classroom, computer-based, web-based and seminar training, as assigned.
  • Trending analysis: Conduct manual analysis, as instructed by the BSAO, on high-risk products such as cash, international ACH, wires, early loan payoffs and accelerated loan payments, cash secured loans, etc.
  • Act as BSA Department liaison with other departments and account officers to obtain documentation and/or information necessary to complete the account analysis.
  • Interacts with vendor to resolve system issues.
  • Participates in SAR Committee duties as assigned.
  • Assists with special projects, assignments, and tasks as assigned by the BSAO.
Qualifications
  • Must be experienced in the areas of: SAR, CTR, 3.14(a) & 3.14(b) filings.
  • Must be experienced using dynamic BSA/AML monitoring systems, preferably, Yellow Hammer Fraud Detective and BSA pieces.
  • Knowledge of BSA/AML/OFAC/fraud regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of bank administration, lending, operations, and products/services.
  • Self-motivated
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to gather, organize, and interpret data.
  • Ability to formulate independent preliminary conclusions.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers and related software packages such as Microsoft Office.
  • Strong attention to detail with an investigative approach.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement when assessing risk.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to bank policy and procedures.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills to include written, verbal, and interpersonal skills when communicating with others.
  • Ability to use sound judgment and handles difficult situations with tact, diplomacy, and discretion.
  • Ability to manage time and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills and competencies.
  • Type 30 wpm accurately.
  • Experience with AML/fraud software, such as Jack Henry, required.
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in finance, accounting, or related discipline (MBA preferred) or more years of general banking experience (retail, operations, compliance or BSA setting) with a minimum 1 year in BSA/fraud investigations.
  • Professional certification (ACAMS, ACFE, CRCM) preferred.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably-related job responsibilities as assigned by management as required. Sonora Bank reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
 
Ready to build your future with Sonora Bank? Send your resume and cover letter to hr@sonorabank.com


Sonora Bank provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Sonora Bank complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Location: Boerne
Reports to: CFO

Summary

Within the Finance & Accounting department of the Bank, the Financial Accountant produces and delivers meaningful, accurate, actionable, and timely financial accounting to Managers at all levels of the organization. The Senior Financial Accountant will be an integral part of the monthly accounting process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform month-end accounting and consolidations as directed;
  • Responsible for the day-to-day general ledger accounting and reconciliations, as well as financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas;
  • Lead the Accounts Payable function for the Bank;
  • Work closely with the Chief Financial Officer as well as the Controller to manage and support all phases of the month-end financial accounting process;
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports for Senior Management and Board of Directors meetings;
  • Conduct financial modeling and analysis including graphing and reporting;
  • Conduct special ad hoc projects and accounting projects as directed by either the Controller or Chief Financial Officer;
  • Perform general accounting operations as directed by the Controller.
Education and Experience
  • 3+ years of Accounting experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree required;
  • Banking experience highly preferred.
Skills
  • Strong understanding / working knowledge of finance & accounting principles and internal controls;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Intermediate financial modeling skills preferred;
  • Familiarity with Jack Henry softwares preferred;
  • Strong communication, analytical and data organization / interpretation skills;
  • Ability to anticipate and solve problems or resolve issues.
Work Environment
Must be able to work under pressure and exhibit good judgment in making decisions pertaining to the overall health of the bank and its employees. Position requires extended periods of sitting and computer use. In addition, travel between bank branches and to customers and events is required.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably-related job responsibilities as assigned by management as required. Sonora Bank reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
 
Ready to build your future with Sonora Bank? Send your resume and cover letter to hr@sonorabank.com


Sonora Bank provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Sonora Bank complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Location: Boerne, San Angelo
Reports to: Branch Manager

Summary

The loan officer is responsible for developing new business, structuring and closing of consumer and commercial loans, as well as maintaining and servicing an existing portfolio. Proactively executes integrated sales, service and relationship strategies to support growth and retention of commercial clients that have borrowing needs for complex commercial, consumer and/or mortgage loans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain a working knowledge of Bank policies, procedures, and pertinent lending regulations.
  • Responsible for originating, underwriting, closing and servicing loans.
  • Maintaining and cultivating customer relationships for the bank.
  • Analyzing and presenting loan requests to the appropriate committee.
  • Monitor an existing consumer loan portfolio to ensure proper risk ratings and early identification of potential problems.
  • Conduct a daily review, approval and disposition of consumer overdrafts.
  • Meets with customers as necessary during various stages of the lending process.
  • Analyze potential loan markets and develop referral networks in order to locate prospects for loans.
  • Negotiate terms, structure loan financing based on risk considerations and present credits for approval to appropriate levels of authority with the bank as required.
  • Stay abreast of new types of loans and other financial services and products in order to better meet customer’s needs.
  • Meet with applicants to obtain information for loan applications and to answer questions about the process.
  • Support the bank’s strong relationship banking culture through on-going customer contact, quality customer service and superior product knowledge.
  • Monitors loan repayment activities and takes necessary action to collect from past due accounts.
  • Aggressively seeks and obtains quality new business through client and prospect calls, referrals and cross selling efforts.
  • Responsible for sales, credit analysis, proper loan structuring, and client interviewing.
Education and Experience
  • A high school degree or equivalent is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business or economics preferred.
  • A minimum of three years previous experience in loan operations (funding, servicing, processing); bank or credit union experience preferred
  • Formal credit training preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of the financial services industry, indirect & direct lending products (auto loans) and services.
Skills
  • A strong understanding of lending and collection methods and regulations are required.
  • The ability to effectively communicate both orally and in written form with management, internal and external customers is required.
  • A strong understanding of regulatory and legal requirements pertaining to the banking industry is required.
  • Must be self-motivated and have an ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
  • High integrity and confidentiality required.
Certifications
Lending School is preferred.
 
Work Environment
Must be able to work under pressure and exhibit good judgment in making decisions pertaining to the overall health of the bank and its employees. Position requires extended periods of sitting and computer use. In addition, travel between bank branches and to customers and events is required.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably-related job responsibilities as assigned by management as required. Sonora Bank reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
 
Ready to build your future with Sonora Bank? Send your resume and cover letter to hr@sonorabank.com


Sonora Bank provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Sonora Bank complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Location: San Angelo
Reports to: Branch Manager

Summary

Carry out the duties and responsibilities of a paying and receiving teller, performing each transaction or service in an efficient manner while maintaining a pleasant and courteous demeanor to promote quality relationships and customer satisfaction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Greet customers promptly upon their arrival in the bank lobby.
  • Conduct congenial professional interpersonal interactions with the customers throughout all transaction processes.
  • Take deposits, cash checks, and do change orders for customers.
  • Work night drop deposits and mail deposits and send receipt to customer.
  • Sell Cashier’s Checks, Money Orders, and Travelers checks.
  • Balance bank checks weekly.
  • Balance Cash Vault and ATM on a daily basis.
  • Order savings bonds for customers and also cash them in.
  • Remit customer’s Tax Deposits on a daily basis.
  • New accounts input, (Loans, DDA, and Savings).
  • Take stop payment information and input on system.
  • Take wire transfer information and prepare Wire Transfer form for Wire Department.
  • Customer service-answer phones, research and balancing customer accounts.
  • Prepare CTR’s as needed for deposits and withdrawals of currency over $10,000.00.
  • Prepare Compliance Audits as required by Internal Auditor.
  • Attend Bank training and Seminars as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
Education and Experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Teller experience and cash handling preferred but not required.
Skills
  • Knowledge and use of computers and 10-key machines.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment when taking deposits and cashing checks.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; including keen ability to communicate genuinely conveying respect, dignity and cheerfulness with all levels of staffing.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner and quickly assess and prioritize customer’s needs when handling customers that are upset or angry.
  • Ability to coordinate with employees in multiple departments.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Completing assigned tasks within the deadline provided.
  • Regular and punctual attendance is required.

Work Environment
Must be able to work under pressure and exhibit good judgment in making decisions pertaining to the overall health of the bank and its employees. Position requires extended periods of standing, some light lifting and computer use. In addition, travel between bank branches and to customers and events is required.

Physical Demands. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably-related job responsibilities as assigned by management as required. Sonora Bank reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
 
Ready to build your future with Sonora Bank? Send your resume and cover letter to hr@sonorabank.com


Sonora Bank provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Sonora Bank complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Location: Boerne
Reports to: Branch Manager

Summary

Provides a friendly atmosphere to make the customer feel at ease during the interview process for opening of new deposit accounts, completing consumer loan applications, and processing cash/deposit transactions. Provides information on all deposit accounts and consumer loan products and to cross-sell the Bank’s products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Greet customers promptly upon their arrival in the bank lobby.
  • Conduct professional interactions with the customers throughout all transaction processes.
  • Open new accounts (checking, savings, certificates of deposit and IRAs).
  • Order checks for customers and produce temporary checks.
  • Issue ATM Debit cards.
  • Open safe deposit boxes and provide access to boxes for customers.
  • Promptly answer phones.
  • Provide customer service, answering questions about their accounts and providing research as requested.
  • Helping customers with Online Banking and Mobile Banking
  • Process deposits, cash checks, and change orders for customers.
  • Process night drop deposits and mail deposits. Maintain records for audit.
  • Sell Cashier’s Checks, Money Orders and Gift Cards.
  • Balance Cash Vault daily.
  • Redeem Savings Bonds.
  • Prepare Compliance Audits as required for Internal Audits.
  • New accounts input, (Loans, DDA, and Savings).
  • Process stop payment request and input on system.
  • Process wire transfer request and prepare Wire Transfer form for Wire Department.
  • Customer service-answer phones, research and balancing customer accounts.
  • Balance and Supply ATM weekly.
Education and Experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous Teller or Personal Banker experience preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner and quickly assess and prioritize customer needs when assisting customers who may be are upset or angry.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required; including keen ability to communicate genuinely conveying respect, dignity and cheerfulness with all levels of staffing.
  • Ability to coordinate with employees across department lines.
  • Ability to use sound judgment when routing calls and providing information to callers.
  • Regular and punctual attendance is required.
  • Knowledge and use of computers and 10-key machines.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Completing assigned tasks within the deadline provided.
Work Environment

Qualified applicants must be able to work in a fast- paced environment and exhibit sound judgment in making decisions related to the overall health of the bank. Position requires extended periods of standing, sitting, and computer use. In addition, travel between branches and to customers and events may be required.


NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably-related job responsibilities as assigned by management as required. Sonora Bank reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
 
Ready to build your future with Sonora Bank? Send your resume and cover letter to hr@sonorabank.com


Sonora Bank provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Sonora Bank complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.




Ready to build your future with Sonora Bank? Send your resume and cover letter to hr@sonorabank.com


Sonora Bank Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Sonora Bank provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Sonora Bank complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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Sonora Bank is a Texas Tradition in Banking, opening its doors in 1900 in Sonora, Texas. 

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