Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Are you ready to make a move and work for a company who puts the financial well-being of its members first? It’s not just something we say at Conexus. It’s a promise delivered by our employees each day. We are passionate about our members’ financial health, and our employees reflect that passion. At Conexus it’s about more than conducting a banking transaction, it’s about providing members with products, tools and insightful advice that helps them realize their dreams. We do this by keeping it simple and lending an ear to each member’s individual needs throughout Saskatchewan.

Our Conexus offices and facilities are located on Treaty 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10 lands. These are the traditional lands of the Cree, Dakota, Dene, Lakota, Nakota and Saulteaux peoples, as well as the homeland of the Métis.

The bigger picture

We’re looking for a progressive, disciplined and action orientated leader to join our executive leadership team as Chief Risk & Compliance Officer.

As the Chief Risk & Compliance Officer (“CRCO”), you will partner with the executive leaders to ensure the day to day execution of our business strategy. You will guide and influence the entire organization alongside your colleagues within Conexus. You will be responsible for defining the risk culture throughout the organization and ensure that our risk appetite and business strategy are aligned and designed to leverage business opportunities and create member value.

Not only will you lead a varied group of integral teams but given that this role is a key control position, you will also provide valuable and expert guidance, insight and knowledge to our Board of Directors.

How you’ll be spending your time

  • Responsible for the ongoing risk management required in an ever-changing industry. This requires a high degree of talent to assess internal and external factors that impact the Credit Union. This also requires the ability to proactively respond to these factors in a flexible and forward-thinking way, while always adhering to evolving regulatory requirements.
  • Understand the regulatory environment and lead the subject matter experts that will form recommendations to the executive leadership team and/or Board of Directors
  • Ensuring the Board is fully informed on important factors related to risk that effect the organization
  • Developing programs that meet the needs of the members, drive growth and are aligned to the risk appetite of the Credit Union
  • Developing a culture of member first within the reporting business lines and Conexus Credit Union
  • Ensuring relationships and partnerships are highly productive for the benefit of Conexus
  • Leveraging and introducing technology that improves member service and provides for increased efficiencies with the Credit Union
  • Participating in and nurturing broad networks of alliances with others to exchange knowledge and information

The way people describe you

You are known for your expertise in financial services, risk management and credit adjudication and have cultivated a reputation of success everywhere you go. You are strongly aligned to our purpose and have a demonstrated track record of strategic execution that produces extraordinary results. You are an exceptional leader that performs at scale with the ability to educate and inspire others to achieve exceptional results. You understand business strategy at the point of creation, and more importantly, how that strategy will translate through each point of the value chain You are a principled teammate who amplifies the talent of those around you to deliver on enterprise results.

The experience you bring

  • Awareness of the Credit Union Act & Regulations
  • Awareness of CUDGC Standards of Sound Business Practices
  • Appreciation of the OSFI Prudential Environment and application of same for provincially regulated entities
  • Awareness and demonstrated understanding of different methods of business process and the role each can play in problem solving and accomplishment of work
  • Knowledge and sound understanding of the credit union system
  • Knowledge and sound understanding of the Board’s fiduciary role in overseeing risk management for a financial institution
  • In-depth expertise of applicable federal and provincial legislation and regulatory requirements related to the areas of enterprise risk management and corporate compliance and privacy
  • In-depth expertise of credit adjudication and credit risk
  • In-depth expertise of cyber risk and security
  • 7+ years of senior executive leadership experience
  • 10+ years of experience in a relevant or related industry
  • Graduate post-secondary degree in a relevant or related field or a relevant combination of experience and post-secondary education
  • A background in financial services sales is an asset

So, what do you think – does this sound like it might be a fit for you? If so, and you have the qualifications outlined above, then we encourage you to apply today. If you have questions about this position, please contact Susan Pottle at susan.pottle@conexus.ca. But act fast, the opportunity closes on March 10th.

Senior Director, Advisory Services

af·fin·i·ty (noun):

  1. the name on our doors
  2. a natural liking or compatibility

We want our employees to feel great coming to work so we give our talent the tools to excel. After all, an exceptional employee experience leads to extraordinary experiences for our members. If you have an affinity for working in a vibrant environment where your achievements are celebrated, then a career with us is the perfect fit.

We’re seeking a highly engaged and strategic senior leader to execute our organizational goals and objectives. As Senior Director, Advisory Services of our south region (with a preferred location of Regina, Estevan, Kamsack, Davidson or Watrous), you’ll lead a team of professionals who are known for delivering exceptional service and advice that’s personal, honest and simple to our valued Affinity members so they can reach their full financial potential.

With a passion for coaching and extensive experience in sales management, your strength as a leader shapes a team who actively seeks opportunities and is fueled by fostering growth through new and long-term relationships. As a leader in a co-operative financial institution, you’ll be instrumental in developing strategic outcomes through collaboration with leaders across the organization. You’ll share our core value of putting people before profits and be guided by our vision of building a better world for everyone, every day.

Our work environment is collaborative, progressive and rewarding. You’ll be part of a team who shares your commitment, energy and passion for delivering the most exceptional member experience.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead execution toward Affinity’s sales targets and objectives for the south region through the delivery of seamless experience across all product lines and work units to deliver a remarkable member experience
  • Champion a member-centric, sales and advice culture as well as operational excellence across the region
  • Ensure consistency of workflows, performance, capacity, efficiency, cross-functional collaboration, and risk management while recommending member experience channel improvements
  • Communicate, coach and guide a team of exceptional people leaders towards the understanding and execution of organizational plans and results

 What you’ll get:

  • A competitive salary plus bonuses for your hard work
  • A total rewards package including health and dental benefits, pension and health spending account
  • Vacation time, personal days off and a paid volunteer day to help you maintain a healthy life/work balance
  • Referral bonuses when great talent you’ve scouted is hired to join our team

 What you’ve got:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in a related field, plus 10 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Advanced expertise in the financial services industry and leading sales and advisory practices
  • Advanced knowledge in the development, implementation, and execution of divisional strategy which incorporates leading practices and innovative developments
  • Experience creating collaborative working relationships and leading a team to achieve results in a member centric sales and advice environment

Risk Analyst

Risk Analyst

Open to anywhere in Canada

Simplifying banking for Canadians – it’s simple but bold. Here at Innovation Credit Union we reward forward thinking, results driven, digital risk takers who are looking to break barriers in traditional banking.  As a Risk Analyst has a good knowledge of operational risk management practices and possesses an inquisitive and investigative mindset to initiate risk discussions and improve risk mitigation strategies. The ability to plan, prioritize and execute assigned tasks comes naturally to this person.  

A Risk Analyst supports the Manager, Operational Risk with the implementation of the Operational Risk Management Framework; reviews risk registers/event logs; supports the VP, Risk & Compliance with the implementation of the Model Risk Governance Framework for Innovation.  They understand the importance of RCSAs, Operational Risk Taxonomy, Risk Events, Risk Awareness and KRIs.  They are committed to continuous learning and professional development while maintaining knowledge of legislation, regulations, standards and best practices for the effective management of operational risk.  

(WIIFY) What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Diverse and Inclusive Culture that continues to evolve
  • Flexible work options
  • Strong benefit package
  • Superannuation matched contribution program
  • Wellness Days to create appropriate work/life balance
  • Paid Education opportunities to ensure our members have the most equipped staff helping them
  • A purpose driven organization that focuses on the values of Accountability, Integrity and Respect
  • And lots more reasons to love where you work and what you do

Visit the CAREERS page of our website www.innovationcu.ca to learn more and apply!

Marketing Coordinator

Marketing Coordinator

Are you looking for a career that offers endless creativity and makes a difference in the community?  Look no further!  Churchbridge Credit Union is expanding our team, and we want someone who is innovative, has great communication and presentation skills, and who can be organized and adaptable to changing situations.  At Churchbridge Credit Union it is about more than conducting a banking transaction, it’s about creating a personalized experience for each member and supporting and growing our communities.

Churchbridge Credit Union is currently seeking to fill the position of Marketing Coordinator.  Reporting to the VP of Deposit & Support Services the coordinator will need to be available to work the occasional evening and weekend and perform the below responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement marketing and communication campaigns appropriate for all forms of media to support the business strategy of the credit union
  • Develop and organize events and meetings for public and informational purposes
  • Gather, research, and prepare communications material for internal and external audiences
  • Create and publish marketing content and materials
  • Monitor and manage content on our website and social media accounts
  • Coordinate and evaluate requests for sponsorships, donations, and credit union involvement
  • Order promotional materials and supplies
  • Compile, manage, and analyze marketing information and strategic objectives to assist in the development of annual marketing plans

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of marketing coordination or similar role
  • Knowledge of traditional and digital marketing, content marketing, and social media marketing
  • Be creative and experienced in identifying target audiences and devising campaigns that engage, inform, and motivate
  • Have working knowledge of various programs and applications to assist in the development of marketing material
  • A bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Adverting or Communication would be considered an asset

What you get in Return:

  • A competitive salary plus performance-based incentive pay
  • Matching pension plan program
  • Comprehensive group benefits package
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Enhanced learning and development
  • Rewards and recognition program
  • Meaningful work that makes a real difference in our communities and members’ lives

Our organization:

Churchbridge Credit Union is a rural based, community focused Credit Union that serves over 3000 members has assets over $210 million and more than 30 employees.  Churchbridge Credit Union builds relationships by providing financial solutions and supporting its communities.  Employee engagement is valued and there is ample opportunity for career minded individuals to grow.  Our organization has branches in Churchbridge and Langenburg, while also serving many surrounding communities.

 

If this opportunity piques your interest, you may be the new team member we have been looking for!

Please submit your resume, by February 17, 2023 to:

 

Churchbridge Credit Union

ATTN:  Connie Olm, VP of Deposit & Support Services

Box 260

Churchbridge SK S0A 0M0

colm@churchbridgecu.ca

Mortgage Specialist

Mortgage Specialist

Swift Current and Area

Simplifying banking for Canadians – it’s simple but bold. Here at Innovation Credit Union we reward forward thinking, results driven, digital risk takers who are looking to break barriers in traditional banking.  As a Mortgage Specialist you’ll fully immerse yourself in our cloud-based VeriPark environment, offering doorstep banking options with the flexibility to meet your members unique schedules while having access to collaborative tools & training at your fingertips. Our goal for the future is to promote and maximize the development of our residential mortgage portfolio. To do this we need to get creative… 

If we happened to meet you at a community event, how would you catch our attention? Do you consider yourself to be entrepreneurial, an emerging leader in communications and technology, an influencer or someone who lives for a strong company culture?  This fluid position will require you to be more, but trust usthe rewards are there. Our Mortgage Specialists pride themselves on being relationship & rapport experts with proven success in lending. They work as a team, not competing for commission but to do right by our members as we SERVE. SOLVE. SELL. This role is not a job, it’s a career opportunity with a total compensation package!

Here is what’s in it for you: 

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Diverse and Inclusive Culture that continues to evolve 
  • Flexible work options 
  • Strong benefit package 
  • Superannuation matched contribution program 
  • Wellness Days to create appropriate work/life balance 
  • Paid Education opportunities to ensure our members have the most equipped staff helping them 
  • A purpose driven organization that focuses on the values of Accountability, Integrity and Respect 
  • And lots more reasons to love where you work and what you do 

Visit the CAREERS page of our website www.innovationcu.ca to learn more and apply!

Manager, Member Impact

At Conexus, it’s not what we do, it’s how we do it.

Are you ready to make a move and work for a company who puts the financial well-being of its members first? It’s not just something we say at Conexus. It’s a promise delivered by our 900 employees each day. We are passionate about our members’ financial health, and our employees reflect that passion. At Conexus it’s about more than conducting a banking transaction, it’s about providing members with insightful content, tools, advice and products that help them look at their financial choices in new ways. We do this by keeping it simple and lending an ear to each member’s individual needs throughout Saskatchewan.

Our employees are authentic, bold, creative, and responsible. They are the reason we consistently deliver outstanding member experiences. They’re more than just individuals who come to work each day, each employee is a vital part of Conexus.

We acknowledge that our Conexus offices and facilities are located on Treaty 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10 lands. These are the traditional lands of the Cree, Dakota, Dene, Lakota, Nakota and Saulteaux peoples, as well as the homeland of the Métis.

The bigger picture

We’re looking for a collaborative, curious, strategic and forward-thinking person to come on board as our Manager, Member Impact for up to an 18-month term.  Candidates will be considered at various Conexus locations across Saskatchewan. You will lead the Member Impact team to support projects and initiatives that directly impact our members. This includes identifying ways in which we can enhance our ability to improve our members overall financial well-being. You will also look at ways to achieve efficiencies across the organization that align to our overall corporate strategy.

How you’ll be spending your time

  • Coaching, empowering and leading a team of direct reports to successfully achieve individual targets and team goals
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on subjects related to member impact mitigation
  • Leading the operationalization of new and updated processes, and system applications
  • Breaking down processes to understand the root cause for the work in order to drive efficiencies
  • Identifying and managing risks and opportunities while ensuring adherence to company policies and legislation
  • Support a team through research, development and implementation to ensure delivery of member impact service solutions

The way people describe you

  •  You have a deep understanding of the core business lines within the Credit Union system
  •  You are a driven individual who strives to grow the success of your team through continuous coaching and empowerment
  •  You possess excellent interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills
  •  You promote and cultivate an environment that continually seeks and identifies areas to increase efficiencies

The experience you bring

  • 5 years financial services experience
  • 1 year formal or informal leadership experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Effective presentation and communication skills
  • Experience working with systems used within Financial Institutions

What you get in return

Our team works tirelessly to ensure the financial success of each of our members. We think such dedication deserves recognition. That’s why we’re proud to offer some of the most competitive job perks of any employer around. Come, join our crew, and find out just how sweet the rewards can be:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Industry leading work-life balance and rewards
  • Formal and informal employee development
  • Meaningful work that makes a real difference in our members’ lives

We are excited to consider candidates with combined academic, professional and volunteer experience unique to them. Research shows that many applicants only apply if they meet every qualification of the role and we encourage you to consider the roles that most closely align with your skillset and experience. As we value diverse backgrounds and experiences and are focused on meaningfully building inclusive and diverse workplaces, you may be the new team member we’ve been looking for! This opportunity closes on February 5, 2023 so apply now! If you have questions about this position, please contact Toni Demorest at toni.demorest@conexus.ca

 

Farm and Business Advisor

Farm & Business Advisor – Emerald Park Branch

Join the Cornerstone Crew!

Be Part of Something . . . .

Are you an outgoing individual who is great with numbers, and even better at building relationships? We’re looking for a dedicated Farm & Business Advisor who thrives in a fast-paced work environment and prides yourself on helping others to join our team at the Emerald Park branch of Cornerstone Credit Union!

As a Farm & Business Advisor you’ll be an important part of a team of knowledgeable salespeople who share a genuine commitment in partnering with our members to achieve their financial goals.

Reporting to the Manager, Farm & Business, you will create exceptional member experiences for both new and existing members by delivering smart financial advice, solutions and alternatives through proactive needs-based sales and services. Through the management of diverse accounts, you will manage an assigned Farm & Business portfolio consisting of medium market commercial enterprise and agriculture accounts.

What We Are Looking For . . . .

To be considered for a Farm & Business Advisor at this level you must have a minimum of 5 to 7 years of progressive experience in sales and service managing a diverse portfolio in a farm and business banking environment along with professional qualifications by degree or combination of education and experience.

We are seeking a candidate who can handle whatever is thrown their way. We want someone who is driven, sharp, figures out problems and enjoys talking to people. A sense of humor is required. If it sounds like we expect a lot – we do. We’ve created a “MemberFirst” workplace that we are passionate about.

What You will Receive . . . .

Our employees enjoy a competitive compensation and benefit package that includes matched pension contributions and wellness and employment perks that contribute to a healthy work-life balance!

On top of earning a bi-weekly paycheque, you will also be eligible to receive additional pay for outstanding individual performance through our incentive pay program!

Formal & informal development opportunities offering challenge and growth.

The opportunity to be an integral member of a team of professionals in a supportive and collaborative environment motivated to do the best for their team and their members.

Opportunity to create connections that will establish you as the go-to-expert in the community.

We Say We Care, and We Mean It ♥

Cornerstone Credit Union has been named one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for 2022! This is the 6th consecutive year we have received this recognition.

We serve approximately 39,000 members in 15 branches, employ around 280 people and manage assets of about $2.1 billion.

We are a Cornerstone family; fun, inclusive, supportive and respectful.

Wouldn’t you want to be a part of that!

Check out our website at www.cornerstonecu.com.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://cornerstonecu.prevueaps.com/jobs/245017-37571.html

Treasury Analyst

Treasury Analyst
1 year Term Position
Location: Canadian home office or Regina corporate office

SaskCentral provides a balance of energy and support to employees and is on a multi-year enterprise-wide transformational journey with continued focus on ensuring the success and financial viability of Saskatchewan credit unions. The role of the Treasury Analyst in this journey is to provide subject-matter expertise on several strategic projects to deliver exceptional liquidity management services to credit unions.

The Job:
Working in a project team setting, the Treasury Analyst will support the scoping, planning, testing, and implementation of workflow requirements related to products and services provided to credit unions. You will collaborate with Front, Middle and Back Office workgroups to complete required testing associated with international wire payments and to identify, stage, and report on a variety of capital markets transactions. As someone with a thorough understanding of capital markets transactions, asset types, and settlement procedures you will apply this knowledge to ensure all operational workflows follow industry best practices and contribute to the success of the projects.

The Candidate:

You will have a degree in business/commerce and/or solid experience with these functions and have or are working towards the completion of a professional financial designation (i.e. CFA, CA/CPA, CIM). You have a minimum of 5 years’ experience within banking and/or financial reporting and analysis, policies and practices and advanced knowledge of balance sheet, capital, liquidity and risk management concepts and practices. To be successful in the role, you will have experience in the structure and settlement of secured lending and/or loan products and strong knowledge of banking systems and related deposit products. Previous Credit Union experience is an asset.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume in confidence by Friday February 3, 2023 on our career page Recruitment (adp.com)

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please be advised that SaskCentral will be using virtual and in-person methods to connect with candidates and conduct interviews during the recruitment process.

Our employees tell us SaskCentral is a great place to work. It’s more than the competitive salaries and excellent benefits we offer. We believe you can have a challenging, rewarding career and work life balance, too. We value and support workplace diversity.

 

People Specialist

The People Specialist is a digitally capable, creative thought leader who will be leading, developing and maintaining HR functions and programs including but not limited to Recruitment, Onboarding, Engagement, Process improvement and program management. We come to work to simplify banking for all Canadians. That’s our purpose. Somebody who wants to break down the stigma of traditional perceptions of Human Resource professionals and Model, Coach and Care to help create exciting new energy for your team. 

FIRST, (WIIFY) Here is what’s in it for you: 

Competitive Salary

Diverse and Inclusive Culture that continues to evolve

Flexible work options

Strong benefit package

Superannuation matched contribution program

Wellness Days to create appropriate work/life balance

Paid Education opportunities to ensure our members have the most equipped staff helping them

A purpose driven organization that focuses on the values of Accountability, Integrity and Respect

And lots more reasons to love where you work and what you do

What our team is looking for: 

A growth mindset that emulates Model, Coach and Care behaviors in every activity and approach

Solution mindset that feeds inertia

Ambassador who’s willing to promote our team inside and outside organization

Somebody not looking for ‘a job’. Our team and members deserve somebody who thinks bigger than that

Somebody who can work with occasional ambiguity with focus on process evolution

Somebody to sweat the small stuff but also see the big picture. Calm under pressure. And deadline focused

Personality and Energy. A flair for polish

Visit the careers page of our website to learn more and apply!   

Senior Analyst, Corporate Services

Senior Analyst, Corporate Services

We are seeking a confident, highly motivated professional who enjoys working in a fast-paced co-operative environment to join our Corporate Services department.

What you’ll do:

As a Senior Analyst, Corporate Services, you will contribute to the development, delivery and maintenance of the Corporation’s support requirements and governance and risk management frameworks. You will support the development of the Corporation’s business plan, and corporate compliance reporting. This position is responsible to:

  • Support human resources, including benefits, payroll, job evaluation, recruitment, compensation, and HR policies/procedures
  • Support corporate communications, including the development and execution of communication strategies, and the production of corporate publications
  • Develop and maintain the corporate records and information management program
  • Provide backup support to the finance and accounting function

What you’ll need:

  • A degree in business administration/commerce with three years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Human Resources principles and best practices, Records Information Management principles, and the financial services industry
  • A professional designation or enrolment in CPHR would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge, experience and/or education in communication, operations management, finance, and accounting would be considered an asset
  • Ability to set priorities and manage multiple assignments within deadlines
  • Excellent communication, relationship management, and conflict resolution skills

The core competencies for these positions focus on building relationships, communication, innovation, problem solving & decision making and service excellence.

What we Offer:

The salary range for this position is $84,800 – $106,000. We offer competitive benefits including immediate coverage of health and dental insurance, matched pension contributions, an employee wellness program, and education, training, and development opportunities. For more information on the Corporation, please visit our website: www.cudgc.sk.ca.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter stating competition CS-CUDGC to HR@cudgc.sk.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Who are we?

Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation (the Corporation) is the deposit guarantor for Saskatchewan credit unions and the primary regulator for Saskatchewan credit unions and SaskCentral, together, Provincially Regulated Financial Institutions (PRFIs). We work closely with these institutions to ensure they employ sound business practices to enhance the strength and stability of the Saskatchewan credit union system.

The Corporation values and supports workplace diversity. We believe diverse ideas, opinions and perspectives make our organization stronger.

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