Chicago, Illinois

We're building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what's right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

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Job Description


This individual will play a key role in the preparation of credit requests and provide support to the relationship managers.

Essential duties include:
  • Underwrite credit transactions for the line of business
  • Assist with other risk management and product initiatives
  • Analyze financial information statements
  • Analyze and identify risks associated with various consumer and commercial loans
  • Preparation of credit requests

The Private Banking Training Program, based in Chicago, Illinois, is a key component to the development of our team of private banking relationship managers. Growing and developing top talent is one of our corporate values. It is the launching pad for a career in providing high-quality private banking and private wealth services to high and ultra-high net worth individuals.
  • 3 month training program of classroom learning and practical application
  • Taught by professionals at CIBC as well as select industry and topic experts
  • Classroom phase: accounting, finance, credit analysis business writing, financial modeling, relevant computer skills
  • The program is designed to provide you with the skills you will need throughout your professional career, including sales, learning how to build your professional brand, and negotiation training. At the same time, you will gain real-world experience working alongside seasoned private bankers. You will gain in-depth knowledge in the areas of financing, cash management, foreign exchange and derivatives.
  • Upon completion of the training program, individuals are anticipated to become part of the Private Banking underwriting team supporting the entire Private Banking line of business across the US footprint.
  • Individuals in the program are full-time employees and eligible for company benefits.

  • College degree required, preferably with minimum of two classes of accounting
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work individually and within teams
  • Critical thinking, writing, and analytical skills combined with strong interpersonal skills
  • Work ethic, commitment to clients, employees and the communities we serve
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Word required. Analytical skills and spreadsheet experience with a spreading software program like Moody's is a plus.

What you need to know
  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please contact
  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit
  • CIBC is committed to doing our part to protect our team, our clients and our communities. We want to ensure we have a safe and healthy workplace, and we want to do our part to get through this pandemic. In keeping with this commitment, and as a condition of employment, CIBC requires all successful candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date, or provide written proof of a medical exemption, or other substantiated accommodation request under applicable human rights legislation.

Job Location
IL-120 S LaSalle St
Employment Type

Weekly Hours

Chicago, Illinois

CIBC U.S. provides tailored commercial, wealth management, personal, and small business financial solutions as well as cross-border banking services to clients with North American operations. We are backed by a 150-year-old Toronto-based, global financial institution with our U.S. headquarters in Chicago. We invest in our businesses, our clients, our people and our communities. We strive to build trusting and enduring relationships by putting our clients at the center of all we do. We use our values to guide our decisions, actions and interactions with our clients, our team members and our communities. Member FDIC | Equal Housing Lender.

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