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Bank of America Commercial Associate in Chicago, Illinois

Commercial Associate

Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Participates as an integral member of the Commercial Real Estate Client

Team, working with commercial clients and prospects. Develops,

participates and/or presents client/client team presentations (economic

updates, markets forecasts, industry updates, industry valuations, client

and prospect research and peer analysis), pitch books and relationship

reviews Participates in the credit approval process in order to gain

exposure to Credit products and the decision/approval process.

Participates in treasury solutions packaging in order to gain exposure to

Treasury products/services and their related approval/support processes.

Coordinates with product partners, deal team members and clients to

facilitate delivering the full bank.

Delivers financial, industry, and economic analyses and other activities to

facilitate decision making with comprehensive and in-depth company and

industry research.Responsible for new business analytics and call

planning to support the client teams, focusing on enhancing existing

relationships, and identifying opportunities for providing additional

financial products or services or relevant strategic advice and insight for

our clients. Monitors and reviews activities across multiple portfolios in

order to identify opportunities for expanding client relationships and

anticipating business needs.Serve as subject matter expert for the Client

Team for research and sales tools and productivity resources. Connect

with peers across CREB to help share best practices. Work efforts must be

thorough and focused, exhibiting strong oral and written communication

skills. Able to work proactively and with minimal supervision on assigned

tasks, and is able to connect analytical work to the client needs and

strategic objectives. Qualifies early in role and develops later in role.

Required Skills:

• Undergraduate degree required. Accounting, Finance, Real Estate or

related field preferred

• Minimum of 1-3 years of previous business experience

• Credit skills preferred

• Demonstrates initiative/self-motivation

• Possesses strong interpersonal skills

• Possesses strong analytical and modeling skills

• Possesses understanding of corporate financial statements

• Demonstrates strong critical thinking

• Demonstrates the ability to independently make decisions

• Licensing may be required (will support the employee through

registration process if needed)

Desired Skills:

• Strong Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Office skills


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:


Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Referral Bonus:

Bank of America and its affiliates consider for employment and hire qualified candidates without regard to race, religious creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other bases such as medical condition, marital status or any other factor that is irrelevant to the performance of our teammates.

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