• Business Development Officer II

    Posted: 09/11/2022


    Duties and Responsibilities

    Business Development Officer II:

    • Provide financing, through the SBA 7(a) program, for purpose of the Owner/Borrower.
    • Call on and develop a referral network with commercial real estate brokers, business brokers, business/professional associations, accountants, lawyers, etc. to solicit loan opportunities.
    • Structure and negotiate credit transactions
    • Complete initial underwriting and prepare credit package for submission both internally and to the Small Business Administration
    • Pursue repayment of loans and contact customers whose loans are past due or have overdrawn accounts.
    • Responsible for early detection of problem loans and generation of reports for management of weak and criticized loans.
    • Assist other lines of business with business development.

    Education and Training

    • Requires Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance.
    • Previous banking, finance/credit or sales related experience preferred.
    • Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office.



    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strong sales and customer service skills
    • Small Business Administration 7(a) knowledge, with a strong history of originating new loans and structuring to maximize value to the guaranty on the secondary market.


    • Analyze and interpret numerical data
    • Analyze and solve problems of a complex nature and make decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced technical concepts is required for which there are not precedents
    • Make independent and difficult decisions within parameters of the Bank’s loan policies
    • Originate new procedures and approaches to problems
    • Perform duties and make decisions under frequent time pressures

    Busey believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

    Equal Opportunity Employment is a priority for Busey and all qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital status, military status, veterans status, citizenship status, disability, order of protection or any other characteristic protected by applicable law or other non-merit based factors.