Internal Auditor

Location: Trail, BC; Remote work options will be considered for the right candidate

Are you seeking an opportunity that provides a great work-life balance, along with the opportunity to build a satisfying career and be part of an organization that puts their community and employees first? If you have a background in auditing and have a solid understanding of financial service industry business practices, products and services, risk management principles and risk mitigation techniques, this may be the opportunity for you!

THE AREA

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more. Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities that are within easy commuting distance. Affordable, safe and volunteer-oriented communities provide all the modern technology and amenities to keep you connected. Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.

For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit imaginekootenay.com

KOOTENAY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION

We’re the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees. Our Corporate Office is in Trail, BC along with our Member Service Centre and we have eleven branches throughout the Kootenays offering retail and commercial banking services. We’re community-minded and continue to strive to fulfill our vision to be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.

For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit kscu.com

THE OPPORTUNITY

Reporting administratively to the President & Chief Executive Officer with functional accountability to the Audit & Operational Risk (A&OR) Committee, the Internal Auditor provides independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the Credit Union’s operations.

The Internal Auditor helps the organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The Internal Auditor is accountable for the development and carrying out of risk-based audit programs designed to evaluate Management’s system of internal controls as they pertain to the enterprise-wide risk profile.

You will work with all levels of management and staff to provide assurance that key risks are being managed effectively, and act as a change agent through innovative solutions to help improve organizational performance. Your clear and concise reports to Management and the A&OR Committee will present risks objectively and make practical recommendations which will improve the systems of internal control and operating efficiencies. You will stay abreast of professional standards for internal auditing to carry out all activity within the framework of accepted professional standards.

A remote work option may be considered for this role; however, the incumbent must be able to travel to work onsite in Trail, BC or in other KSCU locations as required.

What you bring:

  • A professional accounting or auditing designation (CPA or CIA), or enrollment in a professional accounting or auditing program, or equivalent
  • Four to six years of related experience in a financial institution, some at a supervisory level, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Working knowledge of the financial services industry, including products and operations; risk management and risk mitigation techniques in the form of internal controls
  • Working knowledge of credit, market, strategic, operational, regulatory, and financial risk for financial institutions
  • Working knowledge of commercial and retail lending
  • Working knowledge of financial deposit processes and procedures
  • Working knowledge of the regulatory and compliance environment
  • Working knowledge of computer technology in the context of a financial institution
  • Advanced knowledge of internal audit methodology and techniques and standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Advanced analytical, research and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and meet deliverables
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return we offer a total rewards package that includes:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages
  • The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-strategic initiatives
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

You’ll be rewarded with a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-edge strategic initiatives with opportunities for supported professional growth and career advancement. If you are a team player ready to take on an exciting challenge in a progressive, employee-focused environment, we’d like to hear from you!

Please apply online through the careers section of our website at kscu.com to upload your resume and complete the application questions.

Closing date: Open until filled

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Senior Manager: Commercial Adjudication

Are you seeking an opportunity that provides a great work-life balance, along with the opportunity to build a satisfying career and be part of an organization that puts their community and employees first?  If you have advanced knowledge and experience in commercial credit and know what it takes to succeed in the competitive financial services market, we encourage you to read on!

THE AREA: ‘Come for a visit, stay for a career!’

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more.  Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities that are within easy commuting distance. Affordable, safe and volunteer-oriented communities provide all the modern technology and amenities to keep you connected. Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.

For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit imaginekootenay.com

KOOTENAY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION

We’re the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees.  Our Corporate Office is in Trail, BC along with our Member Service Centre and we have eleven branches throughout the Kootenays offering retail and commercial banking services.  We’re community-minded and continue to strive to fulfill our vision to be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.

For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit kscu.com

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager Commercial Adjudication to join our team. The position is based out of Trail, BC however we are open to consider remote work options for the right candidate.

As Senior Manager Commercial Adjudication you are responsible for the operational control of the credit union’s commercial lending portfolio, commercial adjudication and retail & commercial administration in a manner that supports operational efficiency and ensures compliance with regulatory and organizational practices, policies & procedures, and risk framework.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Being accountable for the planning, development, and implementation of policies, programs and strategies in support of commercial lending functions and credit support lending administration
  • Providing operational oversight of compliance with enterprise risk management (ERM) policies and practices and maintenance of lending operations, risk, and administrative practices, policies, and procedures
  • Providing managerial and administrative control of the commercial lending portfolio, adjudication and retail and commercial credit support administration
  • Being accountable for providing managerial direction and leadership to the centralized management team to achieve established organizational performance goals
  • Being accountable for operational oversight of commercial annual reviews and renewals of credit facilities in the commercial credit portfolio
  • Providing managerial oversight of the commercial credit collection function and having accountability for identifying areas of potential risk and initiating actions to mitigate potential losses within established controls
  • Commonly acting as a project lead, as well as supporting the execution of a variety of cross-functional strategic projects

The ideal incumbent will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or designation requiring 3 to 4 years’ full-time study or equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 years’ progressive leadership experience in the financial services industry with a focus on commercial credit execution, oversight, adjudication, underwriting and credit design
  • Advanced knowledge of commercial credit underwriting policies and procedures
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in managing commercial credit including underwriting, portfolio quality oversight and compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Strong knowledge in credit risk management policies and procedures and regulatory requirements relative to credit union credit risk management
  • Strong knowledge of credit management information reporting infrastructure to further enable overall credit portfolio management
  • Strong experience in policy and procedure administration, internal controls and auditing systems
  • Strong understanding of consumer and commercial deposit and lending practices, collection techniques and legislative regulations and statutes as they pertain to consumer and business deposit and lending activities
  • Strong knowledge of information technology best practices and the ability to keep abreast of new technologies
  • Knowledge of and commitment to maintaining current knowledge of legislative requirements, best practices, local community and financial industry trends and forecasts as they related to the functional areas of the position
  • Strong project management and planning skills

Leadership Competencies:

  • The ability to anticipate strategic business demands and effectively align people, processes, and systems so that the appropriate talent, structure, and operating models are in place
  • The ability to take a creative approach to opportunities or issues, think “outside the box” and explore unique ways to create value for members, communities, and the organization
  • The ability to develop breakthrough strategies that clearly differentiate the business within the communities it serves, while operating in an environment of flux, rapid change, and technological disruption
  • The ability to understand and leverage knowledge of the credit union and financial system including key external relationships, political and economic forces, emerging alliances, competitors, and the regulatory context
  • The ability to work within and across groups and/or organizations to solve complex issues and create the best solutions that benefit members and our communities
  • The ability to recognize and moderate one’s effect on others and the organization, building trust by choosing to act with integrity and authenticity
  • The ability to inspire a sense of direction and shared purpose for employees, while energizing and motivating them to advance the vision

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return we offer a total rewards package that includes:

  • Competitive salary of $96K – $121K based on skills and experience
  • Competitive benefits including extended health, dental and vision coverage
  • Health care spending account
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages
  • The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-strategic initiatives
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

Please apply online through the careers section of our website at kscu.com to upload your cover letter, resume and complete the application questions.

Closing date:  Open until filled

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Senior Manager: Commercial Adjudication

KOOTENAY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION

Kootenay Savings, the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees, continues to strive to fulfill our vision:

To be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.

Do you… have advanced knowledge and experience in commercial credit and know what it takes to succeed in the competitive financial services market? Are you a natural leader who thrives in an ever-evolving work environment and aspires to make a positive difference each and every day? Are you a motivated self-starter with a proven track record of success in commercial lending oversight, adjudication, and underwriting?

If so… we want to hear from you!

We’re looking for a Senior Manager Commercial Adjudication to join our team.

As Senior Manager Commercial Adjudication you are responsible for the operational control of the credit union’s commercial lending portfolio, commercial adjudication and retail & commercial administration in a manner that supports operational efficiency and ensures compliance with regulatory and organizational practices, policies & procedures, and risk framework.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Being accountable for the planning, development, and implementation of policies, programs and strategies in support of commercial lending functions and credit support lending administration
  • Providing operational oversight of compliance with enterprise risk management (ERM) policies and practices and maintenance of lending operations, risk, and administrative practices, policies, and procedures
  • Providing managerial and administrative control of the commercial lending portfolio, adjudication and retail and commercial credit support administration
  • Being accountable for providing managerial direction and leadership to the centralized management team to achieve established organizational performance goals
  • Being accountable for operational oversight of commercial annual reviews and renewals of credit facilities in the commercial credit portfolio
  • Providing managerial oversight of the commercial credit collection function and having accountability for identifying areas of potential risk and initiating actions to mitigate potential losses within established controls
  • Commonly acting as a project lead, as well as supporting the execution of a variety of cross-functional strategic projects

The ideal incumbent will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or designation requiring 3 to 4 years’ full-time study or equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 years’ progressive leadership experience in the financial services industry with a focus on commercial credit execution, oversight, adjudication, underwriting and credit design
  • Advanced knowledge of commercial credit underwriting policies and procedures
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in managing commercial credit including underwriting, portfolio quality oversight and compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Strong knowledge in credit risk management policies and procedures and regulatory requirements relative to credit union credit risk management
  • Strong knowledge of credit management information reporting infrastructure to further enable overall credit portfolio management
  • Strong experience in policy and procedure administration, internal controls and auditing systems
  • Strong understanding of consumer and commercial deposit and lending practices, collection techniques and legislative regulations and statutes as they pertain to consumer and business deposit and lending activities
  • Strong knowledge of information technology best practices and the ability to keep abreast of new technologies
  • Knowledge of and commitment to maintaining current knowledge of legislative requirements, best practices, local community and financial industry trends and forecasts as they related to the functional areas of the position
  • Strong project management and planning skills

Leadership Competencies:

  • The ability to anticipate strategic business demands and effectively align people, processes, and systems so that the appropriate talent, structure, and operating models are in place
  • The ability to take a creative approach to opportunities or issues, think “outside the box” and explore unique ways to create value for members, communities, and the organization
  • The ability to develop breakthrough strategies that clearly differentiate the business within the communities it serves, while operating in an environment of flux, rapid change, and technological disruption
  • The ability to understand and leverage knowledge of the credit union and financial system including key external relationships, political and economic forces, emerging alliances, competitors, and the regulatory context
  • The ability to work within and across groups and/or organizations to solve complex issues and create the best solutions that benefit members and our communities
  • The ability to recognize and moderate one’s effect on others and the organization, building trust by choosing to act with integrity and authenticity
  • The ability to inspire a sense of direction and shared purpose for employees, while energizing and motivating them to advance the vision

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return we offer a total rewards package that includes:

  • Competitive salary of $96K – $121K based on skills and experience
  • Competitive benefits including extended health, dental and vision coverage
  • Health care spending account
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages
  • The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-strategic initiatives
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

Remote work options for this opportunity may be considered.

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more.  Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities. Affordable, safe and volunteer-oriented communities provide all the modern technology and amenities to keep you connected. Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.

For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit imaginekootenay.com

For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit kscu.com

Please apply online through the careers section of our website at kscu.com to upload your resume and complete the application questions.

Closing date:  July 29 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Senior Accountant, Interim Position

KOOTENAY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION

Kootenay Savings, the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees, continues to strive to fulfill our vision:

To be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, INTERIM POSITION – Trail, BC

Do you… have experience in accounting?  Do you embrace change and thrive in an ever-evolving work environment?  Do you have exceptional communication skills with a proven track record of accuracy and attention to detail?

If so… we want to hear from you.

We currently have an opportunity to hire a Senior Accountant to join our Finance team on a temporary basis.   The duration of this temporary opportunity is for approximately 22 months.

Reporting directly to the Assistant Controller, the Senior Accountant performs accounting functions that lead to the quality preparation of both internal and external financial and management reports and external regulatory reporting for the Credit Union and its subsidiaries.

Key responsibilities include performing functions in the monthly accounting cycle, preparing and assisting with various reconciliations and assisting with other projects as assigned.  In addition, the incumbent acts as a resource and provides guidance to accounts payable staff.

The incumbent is a team player, committed to developing collaborative, positive working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization.

The ideal incumbent will possess:

  • A Bachelors’ Degree with a major in Accounting and/or Finance or professional accounting designation
  • A minimum of four years progressive accounting experience, with a demonstrated understanding of advanced level accounting processes, principles and internal controls
  • Strong understanding of computer technology, including demonstrated advanced spreadsheet, word processing and Outlook skills
  • Working knowledge of an accounting and reporting software system
  • Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing, in a sales & service environment
  • Demonstrated numerical comprehension & attention to detail
  • Ability to organize work and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment of constantly changing priorities

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return, we offer a total rewards package that includes: 

  • Competitive salary of $36.92/hour
  • Competitive benefits including extended health, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Health care spending account
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans and mortgages
  • The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading strategic initiatives
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more.  Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities.  Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.  For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit imaginekootenay.com.

For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit kscu.com.

To apply: Please visit the careers section of our website at kscu.com to complete the application questions and submit your cover letter and resume.

Closing Date: July 10, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Client Support Analyst

Kootenay Savings, the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees, continues to strive to fulfill our vision:

To be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.

CLIENT SUPPORT ANALYST – Trail, BC

We currently have an opportunity to hire a Client Support Analyst to join our Technology Solutions team!

With minimal direction, the Client Support Analyst acts in a consulting capacity to managers and users on all matters relating to system improvements, enhancements, and changes in hardware and software.  The incumbent is responsible for the installation, configuration, maintenance and administration of all software, telephone, hardware and local area networks in the branches and the Corporate Office.

The Client Support Analyst also participates in the IT Helpdesk, IT release and compensated on call rotation schedules.

This position is based in Trail, BC with the requirement that the incumbent be onsite three days per week.

Qualifications Required

  • Successful completion of a two-year diploma or certificate in the field of computing technologies, plus a minimum of three years’ experience working within an enterprise-sized Microsoft Active Directory environment
  • Successful completion of CompTIA A+ certification, or willingness to complete within six months from date of hire
  • Successful completion of MCSA: Windows Server certificate, or a willingness to complete within 24 months from date of hire
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft-based software, network architecture, topology and security schemas including ability to troubleshoot Microsoft operating systems, Microsoft back office (enterprise) and Microsoft 365 products, and to train others in their application
  • Ability to derive and implement an operational, client, and enterprise computing plan from corporate strategies and best practices, including the monitoring and documentation of all inter-related operations
  • Ability to work and communicate well in a team and sales and service environment, both verbally and in writing, and to provide service-oriented solutions to internal customers
  • Ability to apply good judgment in making independent decisions
  • Valid BC driver’s license and vehicle

Starting Salary: $76,021 annually

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return, we offer a total rewards package that includes:

  • Competitive health and insurance benefits
  • Overtime paid based on Collective Agreement
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and floating holidays
  • Health care spending account
  • Continual training, development, and coaching
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans, and mortgages
  • The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading strategic initiatives
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more.  Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities.  Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.

For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit imaginekootenay.com.

For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit kscu.com.

To apply: Please visit the careers section of our website at kscu.com to complete the application questions and submit your cover letter and resume.

Closing date: August 1, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Senior Manager: Commercial Adjudication

KOOTENAY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION

Kootenay Savings, the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees, continues to strive to fulfill our vision:

To be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.

Do you… have advanced knowledge and experience in commercial credit and know what it takes to succeed in the competitive financial services market? Are you a natural leader who thrives in an ever-evolving work environment and aspires to make a positive difference each and every day? Are you a motivated self-starter with a proven track record of success in commercial lending oversight, adjudication, and underwriting?

If so… we want to hear from you!

We’re looking for a Senior Manager Commercial Adjudication to join our team.

As Senior Manager Commercial Adjudication you are responsible for the operational control of the credit union’s commercial lending portfolio, commercial adjudication and retail & commercial administration in a manner that supports operational efficiency and ensures compliance with regulatory and organizational practices, policies & procedures, and risk framework.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Being accountable for the planning, development, and implementation of policies, programs and strategies in support of commercial lending functions and credit support lending administration
  • Providing operational oversight of compliance with enterprise risk management (ERM) policies and practices and maintenance of lending operations, risk, and administrative practices, policies, and procedures
  • Providing managerial and administrative control of the commercial lending portfolio, adjudication and retail and commercial credit support administration
  • Being accountable for providing managerial direction and leadership to the centralized management team to achieve established organizational performance goals
  • Being accountable for operational oversight of commercial annual reviews and renewals of credit facilities in the commercial credit portfolio
  • Providing managerial oversight of the commercial credit collection function and having accountability for identifying areas of potential risk and initiating actions to mitigate potential losses within established controls
  • Commonly acting as a project lead, as well as supporting the execution of a variety of cross-functional strategic projects

The ideal incumbent will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or designation requiring 3 to 4 years’ full-time study or equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 years’ progressive leadership experience in the financial services industry with a focus on commercial credit execution, oversight, adjudication, underwriting and credit design
  • Advanced knowledge of commercial credit underwriting policies and procedures
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in managing commercial credit including underwriting, portfolio quality oversight and compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Strong knowledge in credit risk management policies and procedures and regulatory requirements relative to credit union credit risk management
  • Strong knowledge of credit management information reporting infrastructure to further enable overall credit portfolio management
  • Strong experience in policy and procedure administration, internal controls and auditing systems
  • Strong understanding of consumer and commercial deposit and lending practices, collection techniques and legislative regulations and statutes as they pertain to consumer and business deposit and lending activities
  • Strong knowledge of information technology best practices and the ability to keep abreast of new technologies
  • Knowledge of and commitment to maintaining current knowledge of legislative requirements, best practices, local community and financial industry trends and forecasts as they related to the functional areas of the position
  • Strong project management and planning skills

Leadership Competencies:

  • The ability to anticipate strategic business demands and effectively align people, processes, and systems so that the appropriate talent, structure, and operating models are in place
  • The ability to take a creative approach to opportunities or issues, think “outside the box” and explore unique ways to create value for members, communities, and the organization
  • The ability to develop breakthrough strategies that clearly differentiate the business within the communities it serves, while operating in an environment of flux, rapid change, and technological disruption
  • The ability to understand and leverage knowledge of the credit union and financial system including key external relationships, political and economic forces, emerging alliances, competitors, and the regulatory context
  • The ability to courageously face new challenges and opportunities
  • The ability to execute business strategies within an uncertain, complex, and ambiguous business landscape and ensure accountability for results
  • The ability to form a deep understanding of members’ needs and to develop member-centric solutions across multiple channels that exceed their expectations
  • The ability to work within and across groups and/or organizations to solve complex issues and create the best solutions that benefit members and our communities
  • The ability to persuade, convince, influence, or gain the commitment of others to support an idea, adopt a specific direction, or commit to an initiative in support of the business of the credit union system
  • The ability to recognize and moderate one’s effect on others and the organization, building trust by choosing to act with integrity and authenticity
  • The ability to inspire a sense of direction and shared purpose for employees, while energizing and motivating them to advance the vision

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return we offer a total rewards package that includes:

  • Competitive salary of $96K – $121K based on skills and experience
  • Competitive benefits including extended health, dental and vision coverage
  • Health care spending account
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages
  • The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-strategic initiatives
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

Remote work options for this opportunity may be considered.

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more.  Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities. Affordable, safe and volunteer-oriented communities provide all the modern technology and amenities to keep you connected. Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.

For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit imaginekootenay.com

For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit kscu.com

Please apply online through the careers section of our website at kscu.com to upload your resume and complete the application questions.

Closing date:  Open until filled

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

President & CEO

The Organization: Kootenay Savings Credit Union

Located in the beautiful West Kootenay region of Southeast British Columbia, Kootenay Savings Credit Union is a member-owned financial institution with over $1.3 billion in assets, 38,000 members and over 200 employees. With its Corporate Office in Trail, Kootenay Savings delivers full-service personal and commercial banking through eleven branches, offers a range of wealth management and insurance services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kootenay Savings MoneyWorks and general insurance through its partnership in Kootenay Insurance Services. Kootenay Savings also operates its own Community Foundation that has, since inception in 2000, funded over $4 million in community-based projects.

 

To learn more, please visit KSCU’s website.

 

The Opportunity: President & CEO

Reporting to the Board of Directors, and guided by the mission and values, the President & CEO is accountable for the execution of the strategic plan for Kootenay Savings Credit Union and its subsidiaries (KSCU) to achieve financial strength, long term sustainability and creation of value for our member and communities. The President & CEO is responsible and accountable for the overall leadership and direction of KSCU’s growth, strategic partnerships, financial sustainability, community engagement and relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • MBA or equivalent level of education in a related relevant field of study,
  • Several years progressive experience in an executive capacity (ideally CEO level) in the financial industry managing multiple and significant functional areas,
  • Advanced understanding of credit union operational principles and practices, and
  • Exceptional financial acumen and deep understanding of budgeting, forecasting, and reporting.

 

The complete opportunity profile can be viewed: Here

 

Contact: Nick Lay or Greg Longster

Leaders International Executive Search

#880 – 609 Granville Street

Vancouver, BC V7Y 1G5

Phone: (604) 688-8422

Email: vancouver@leadersinternational.com

 

Senior Systems Administrator – Microsoft Systems

The Technology Team of Kootenay Savings has an opportunity for a Senior Systems Administrator – Microsoft Systems to join our team.  This senior technical role will be responsible for maintaining, securing and upgrading our organization’s technology infrastructure.

What does this role do?

  • Researches, recommends and deploys new technologies that will improve our environment, this includes the technical leadership of the design, implementation and usage of all Microsoft Cloud Technologies
  • Configures and maintains Hyper V & VMWare Virtual Production Environments
  • Implements, configures and maintains LAN, WAN and Firewalls
  • Secures Corporate Infrastructure and develops maintenance programs to ensure applications and hardware are current
  • Takes a lead role in ensuring the desktop and server environments are kept updated and patched in line with industry standards
  • Participates in software and hardware release programs
  • Works with automation and scripting to enhance the end user experience
  • Works closely with peers to deliver on technical projects and organizational priorities
  • Works with vendors on strategic projects and escalated support
  • Triage, analyze and resolve technical issues within a complex environment to determine root cause and solution recommendations
  • Ensures environments are properly monitored and alerts actioned to minimize downtime
  • Implements industry best practices
  • Participates in 24/7 compensated On Call schedule
  • Keeps technical and process documentation up to date
  • Provides mentorship and guidance to junior technical staff

What we offer:

  • Pay starts at $76,826
  • Overtime paid based on Collective Agreement
  • Competitive health and insurance benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages
  • Remote work options and flexible work hours
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of the team that researches, designs and implements new and varied technologies
  • Get the opportunity to be part of a financial institution that is a leader in technology

What skills and education will you require?

Must Have:

  • Successful completion of a 2-year diploma or certificate in computing technologies
  • Experience working in an Enterprise environment
  • 5+ years’ experience in Windows Server Systems Administration
  • 2+ years’ experience in the design, configuration & operation of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
    • Package Build and Deploy
    • OS Image Build and Deploy
    • Patching and Update Management
  • 2+ years’ configuring and maintaining Office 365 / Microsoft 365 product suite
    • Office Applications
    • OneDrive
    • Sharepoint
  • 2+ years’ maintaining and configuring Microsoft Azure resources
  • 2+ years’ working with virtual server technologies, preferably VMWare and/or HyperV
  • In depth knowledge with the operation of MS InTune / Endpoint Management
  • Working knowledge of Veeam for On-Premise and Cloud backup
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, designing and managing group policies
  • Successful completion of a Microsoft MCSA or MCSE designation and Comp TIA A+ certification
  • Working experience with scripting technologies, in particular Powershell
  • Ability to communicate technical, functional and business concepts, along with strong documentation skills
  • Excellent ability to analyze and problem solve
  • Valid BC Driver’s license and vehicle

Nice to Have:

  • Experience working with a variety of security technologies, eg Anti-Virus, Firewalls, MFA
  • Experience working with NetApp SAN appliances
  • Experience working with Cisco Products
  • Experience with Cisco VOIP technologies

You’ll be rewarded with a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-edge strategic initiatives with opportunities for supported professional growth and career advancement. If you are a team player ready to take on an exciting challenge in a progressive, employee-focused environment, we’d like to hear from you!

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more.  Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities. Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.

For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit imaginekootenay.com

For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit www.kscu.com

To apply: Please visit the careers section of our website at www.kscu.com to complete the application questions and submit your resume.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Internal Auditor – Temporary position

KOOTENAY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION

Kootenay Savings, the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees, continues to strive to fulfill our vision:

To be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.

INTERNAL AUDITOR, Interim position – Trail, BC

Do you… have a strong understanding of Credit Union business practices and services? Are you a motivated self-starter with proven audit and data analytics skills? Are you an excellent communicator who enjoys working with multiple stakeholders?

If so…we should talk.

The mission of the Kootenay Savings Internal Audit group is to provide independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve the Credit Union’s operations. The Internal Auditor helps the organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

We currently have an opportunity to hire a temporary Internal Auditor in our Risk Management Department. The duration of this temporary opportunity is for approximately one year.

Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer, your creative thinking and knowledge of modern auditing techniques and business ethics will contribute to the development of innovative approaches to improving controls and operations. This role will work with all levels of management and staff to provide assurance that key risks are being managed effectively and act as a change agent through innovative solutions to help improve organizational performance. With an inquisitive mind and enthusiasm in the face of constant change, you will be responsible for planning and performing a variety of audit and advisory services to professional internal auditing standards. Your audit reports will present risks objectively and make practical recommendations to management.

A remote work option may be considered for this role; however, the incumbent must be able to travel to work onsite in Trail, BC or in other KSCU locations as required.

Qualifications Required

• Professional accounting or auditing designation (CPA or CIA), or enrollment in a professional accounting program, or equivalent
• Minimum of 4 years of related experience in a financial institution
• Working knowledge of commercial and retail lending
• Working knowledge of financial deposit processes, procedures and regulatory requirements
• Strong understanding of policies and procedures related to the audit process and risk management
• Strong proficiency with computer systems and programs required to perform the functions of the position
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Organization and time management skills

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return we offer a total rewards package that includes:

• Competitive salary and benefits
• Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
• Continual training, development and coaching
• Confidential employee and family assistance program
• Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages
• The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-strategic initiatives
• Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
• Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

You’ll be rewarded with a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-edge strategic initiatives with opportunities for supported professional growth and career advancement. If you are a team player ready to take on an exciting challenge in a progressive, employee-focused environment, we’d like to hear from you!

For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit imaginekootenay.com.

For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit www.kscu.com.

Please apply online through the careers section of our website at www.kscu.com to upload your resume and complete the application questions.

Closing date: June 25, 2021

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Financial Planner

Do you… have experience in financial planning and thrive in an ever-evolving work environment? Are you a sales-oriented individual with a genuine interest in helping people meet their financial goals? Are you results driven and have what it takes to improve clients/members financial lives?

If so… we should talk.

We are currently seeking an experienced Financial Planner for our Trail office of Kootenay Savings MoneyWorks to provide sound financial advice to new and existing clients with a focus on investment, retirement, and estate planning.

With two years of post-secondary education in a related field and a minimum of three years experience in financial planning you will be well positioned to offer sound holistic financial planning advice to new and existing clients.  As a Certified Financial Planner, or one who is actively working towards completion of a financial planning designation and having completed your Level II Life Insurance and Mutual Funds License, you are able to provide comprehensive financial and estate planning and insurance services and recommend products that are best suited to assist clients/members meet their financial goals. Your track record of success in business development is enhanced by your strong communication skills and your ability to respond to clients’ needs. You demonstrate a sales-focused work ethic, combined with exceptional relationship building skills and your commitment to ongoing professional development ensures quality service delivery.

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return we offer a total rewards package that includes:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Flexible work options to support work-life balance
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages
  • The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-strategic initiatives
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more.  Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities. Affordable, safe and volunteer-oriented communities provide all the modern technology and amenities to keep you connected. Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.

For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit imaginekootenay.com

For more information about Kootenay Savings MoneyWorks, please visit www.kscu.com and click on the Wealth tab.

Applicants are asked to apply online through the careers section of our website at www.kscu.com.

Closing date:  Open until filled

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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