Lending Support Officer

The Position:

The Lending Support Officer is responsible for systematically sampling the adequacy and accuracy of all loan documentation processed by branch staff. Other responsibilities will include the performance of related clerical duties, such as spreadsheet processing, maintaining filing and record systems. The Lending Support Officer will carry out these duties while maintaining a strict adherence to all appropriate legislative regulations, organization policies, and professional practices.

This is a full time permanent position.

For complete job posting details, please visit our website www.visioncu.ca/en/about-vision/careers

The Person:

  • Proven lending experience in a financial institution an asset.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Computer literate, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel and e-mail.
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.
  • Cooperative or Credit Union industry experience is a benefit.

Compensation:

  • Salary range $40,00 to $50,800/annually
  • Comprehensive benefits package.

 

SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO:

Jennifer Hormann,

Vice President of Human Resources

Vision Credit Union Ltd.

Corporate Office

5007 – 51 Street

Camrose, Alberta T4V 1S6

Fax 780-679-5996

 

Only those individuals invited for an interview will be contacted.

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.

Compliance Audit Analyst

**Posting Deadline: Please submit your application by 11:59 PM PST, November 1, 2022**

Position Type: Permanent

Together, Let’s Do Great Things!

We’re the largest financial institution based on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and we’ve got an opportunity for you. We are looking for a Compliance Audit Analyst to join our operations team. The Compliance Audit Analyst is a key role in our defense against anti-money laundering/anti-terrorist financing risk, controls, and ongoing compliance of regulatory requirements.

This role is a remote position and is open to candidates throughout British Columbia.

What’s the role?

As the Compliance Audit Analyst you are accountable to plan, manage and execute internal audit for anti-money laundering (AML) related policies in all areas of CCCU. Your role focuses on improving the internal control environment by addressing risks associated with business objectives and evaluates the controls in place to mitigate those risks. As Compliance Audit Analyst you also develop the Credit Union audit plans and self-assessments, provide value-added advice and support to business partners on the creation or modification of policies, procedures, processes, products, or services to ensure an appropriate level of internal control and compliance is maintained.

Your duties will include:

  • Executing the creation of and performing ongoing maintenance of the Compliance Internal Audit Manual, documenting the auditing procedures and examination techniques to be applied.
  • Performing internal audit and risk assessments to ensure compliance with organizational controls, identifying gaps and recommending controls and other countermeasures.
  • Planning the scope of audit, preparing the audit program, and determining the appropriate auditing procedures and examination techniques to be applied (e.g., computer extracts, statistical sampling, etc.) for each audit assignment.
  • Facilitating audit engagement meetings with stakeholders to explain the scope and objectives prior to fieldwork commencing, as well as closing meetings to provide clear explanations of results and actions required.
  • Preparing working papers and audit finding reports in accordance with established guidelines within the Compliance Internal Audit manual
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with Management and Stakeholders for each audit assignment; planning and participating in report presentation, reviews and follow-up engagements as required.
  • Performing research and analysis of the relevant policy and procedures, and an evaluation of audit related documentation as a basis for an objective opinion on the effectiveness and efficiency of operations and the adequacy of internal control.
  • Providing recommendations relative to the design and effective operation of internal compliance controls.
  • Conducting other compliance reviews, on-site reviews, etc. as needed; and assist as required with the development of action plans for any issues, deficiencies or questions that require remediation.
  • Compiling audit information for periodic dashboard and/or Board of Director reporting.
  • Supporting the compliance team in responding to various regulatory body inquiries, audits, and reviews.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Designation in Finance/Accounting/Auditing requiring 4 years of full-time study or have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certified Internal Auditor designation is an asset

Ideally, you are a flexible, collaborative team player with:

  • A minimum of 5 years progressive financial experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in internal audit, multi-functional banking operations, AML/ Fraud and/or risk management in the Banking or Credit Union industry preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Proficiency with the DNA Banking System and Doxim Loans Origination System.
  • Proven experience in providing detailed and accurate information to third parties.
  • Previous experience working on/leading large projects.
  • Previous experience conducting research and preparing reports.
  • Advanced knowledge of PCMLTFA, FATCA and CRS legislation, fraud mitigation, and loss prevention
  • Advanced understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage, and report on the evaluation of various business processes/ areas/ functions.
  • Knowledge of internal auditing standards, and risk assessment practices.
  • Knowledge of how to gather, clarify and apply information transmitted in various formats.

If you’re an approachable problem solver who embraces self-development and life-long learning, you’ll be a great fit with us.

Who are we?

Since first forming in 1946, Coastal Community has grown to become the largest financial services provider based on Vancouver Island. We’re proud of the legacy we’ve built and the things that make us who we are:

  • We’re 100% member-owned, with all decisions made locally—right here on Vancouver Island.
  • We’re a growing organization with over $4 billion in assets under management. Coastal Community helps improve the financial health of over 100,000 members and clients through our 24 branches, 16 insurance offices, 4 business centers, plus our wide range of online and digital services.
  • We believe in making meaningful contributions to the communities we call home. Each year, we give over half a million to community organizations and programs.

If you join us you’ll work hard, but have a lot of fun along the way. We offer a generous compensation package and a great work/life balance because we want you to spend your career here. Many people do!

 

Information Governance Lead

The Information Governance Lead is accountable the operation of the Information Governance function, overseeing information governance and management functions.
An Information Governance Lead does the following:
  • Data Definitions and Rules Management
    • Maintains a deep understanding of the business and its data needs to assist with change impact analysis and to ensure data definitions and rules accurately reflects the business needs.
  • Data Controls and Metrics Management
    • Ensures the appropriate system and process data controls are in place or gaps identified to ensure the level of data quality expected by the business.
    • Ensures appropriate metrics are identified to assess data health and identify the risks when these controls are not being effective or are missing.
  • DTGC Support and Reporting
  • Responsible for escalating data risks and issues to the DTGC and ensure decisions are documented and communicated.
  • Acts as a liaison between DTGC and Information Governance Agile team as required.
Visit the CAREERS page or our website to learn more about this position and to apply.  www.innovationcu.ca  Only those applications received through our job board will be considered.

Director, IT Examinations

Organization: Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation, Newfoundland & Labrador
Position Title: Director, IT Examinations
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Location: St. John’s, NL
Travel: 20%
Closing Date: May 23, 2022

Who we are
The Mandate of the Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation (CUDGC) is to provide risk-based regulatory oversight and deposit guarantees to enable a safe and sound credit union system in Newfoundland & Labrador.

The primary role is to:
• Provide a guarantee of deposits held with NL credit unions
• Regulate NL credit unions and enforce the Credit Union Act, 2009
• Review, advise and direct credit unions on matters related to legislative compliance and sound business practices
• Monitor credit union performance and implement appropriate actions to improve performance and reduce risks

The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced individual who can bring new knowledge and skills to the Examination Team and take the lead role in assessing, planning and executing the assessment of credit unions in the areas of Information Technology and Cybersecurity which manage/mitigate the risk to depositor funds and the deposit guarantee funds.
The Director, Information Technology Examinations is a key member of the senior management team and operates with a high degree of autonomy reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. The position develops the risk based Examination plan and the identifies emerging IT security risks to ensure that risk-based supervision activities are applied according to the Corporation’s values and operating principles. In addition, the position is responsible for legislation and regulations interpretations and the effective strategic management of relationships with credit union CEOs and senior management.

Primary Responsibilities
• Leads the design and execution of the risk-based monitoring program that serves in the protection of deposits and recognition of emerging risks
• Creates positive change in IT and risk management practices by facilitating the understanding of review results, making recommendations for improvement and gaining the commitment of the credit union’s board of directors and senior management to evolve their practices
• Manage strategic relationships with credit unions to align with corporate values of co-operation and collaboration
• Identify and advise management on the use of data analytics and other advanced techniques and tools in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness of examination assessments
• Maintains information security competency through ongoing professional development and staying abreast of emerging technologies, risks and controls in information and cyber security

Experience and Qualifications
• 7 years of information and cyber security experience
• 5+ years’ experience as an IT Auditor and strong understanding of IT audit methodologies.
• Minimum post-secondary degree or diploma in computer science, information systems, business or a related field
• CISA, CISSP or equivalent is preferred
• Experience in the assessment of threats and risks over IT processes and assets.
• Experience and knowledge working with security frameworks, including NIST and CIS.
• Experience working in a highly computerized environment and demonstrates an understanding of information technology functionality, architecture, structure and controls.
• Experience working with Technology platforms and must be familiar with performing audits of network, operating systems, applications, databases and other technical areas such as 3rd Party Management
• Knowledgeable in areas such as network security architecture, vulnerability assessments, Data Loss Prevention and web application security
• General understanding of the Canadian financial services regulatory environment would be considered an asset
• Advanced team leadership, relationship management and change management skills
• Excellent relationship building skills with the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with a wide variety of people
• Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement and apply an analytical approach to problem solving and decision making
• An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Conditions of Acceptance
• The Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
• Disability related accommodations and alternate formats are available upon request at any stage of the recruitment process
• The successful candidate will be required to provide a recent Certificate of Conduct.
• Please note that, while we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
• Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, they consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information required for the purposes of recruitment. Personal information will be used solely for the purpose of recruitment considerations for a period of one year following closing date of this competition, unless otherwise noted by the applicant.

Please apply via email to anitawilkins@gov.nl.ca with resume and salary expectations.

Audit Analyst

AUDIT ANALYST

Permanent Full-time

This position could be located in any of the three organization’s locations in considering the needs of the organizations and the successful candidate’s wishes. Travel will be a requirement throughout the geographical area of all three organizations.

Closes February 14

Conexus, Cornerstone and Innovation Credit Unions have built an integrated Internal Audit team.   Our credit unions are committed to helping our members reach their financial goals by reinvesting profits into our members, our communities and our people.  We are looking for someone who can act as a trusted advisor through the direct provision of all Internal Audit services, the provision of leadership, guidance, specialized expertise, and knowledge consistent with the strategies and priorities of the Internal Audit department and our credit unions as a whole.

THE POSITION: 

CUs inSync (partners of Conexus, Innovation and Cornerstone Credit Unions) are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team. The Audit Analyst will work with senior audit staff conducting risk-based audits which encompass all areas of credit union operations and follow the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards. This position is also responsible for:

  • Providing audit results and assisting in the development of reports to the appropriate audit lead
  • Identifying and assessing risks and opportunities within the credit unions’ and the members’ risk appetite
  • Identifying and assessing compliance with Credit Union Regulations
  • Leveraging technology and partners to provide and enhance the world class member experience
  • Living credit union values and competencies

The successful candidate will be a team-oriented, community minded individual with post-secondary education in a related field and/or a minimum of 5 years financial service experience. Along with proven skills and knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Analytics/Research, the candidate aspires to pursue auditing as his/her career path. Exceptional communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to excellence and member service are a necessity.  Prior IT Audit experience would be considered an asset.

Visit the CAREERS page or our website to learn more about this position and to apply.  www.innovationcu.ca  Only those applications received through our job board will be considered.

IT / DATA AUDITOR

This position could be located in any of the three organization’s locations in considering the needs of the organizations and the successful candidate’s wishes. Travel may be a requirement at times, throughout the geographical area of all three organizations.

Closes January 10

Conexus, Cornerstone and Innovation Credit Unions have built an integrated Internal Audit team.   Our credit unions are committed to helping our members reach their financial goals by reinvesting profits into our members, our communities and our people.  We are looking for someone who can act as a trusted advisor through the direct provision of all Internal Audit services, the provision of leadership, guidance, specialized expertise, and knowledge consistent with the strategies and priorities of the Internal Audit department and our credit unions as a whole.

THE POSITION:

Reporting to the VP, Internal Audit, the CUs inSync partners of Conexus, Innovation and Cornerstone Credit Unions are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team. The IT/Data Auditor is responsible to supervise, to support, and to conduct independent, objective assurance and consulting activities related to Information Technology (IT) general and application controls.  These activities are designed to add value and improve an organization’s operations. Key to this position is the evaluation and testing of business process controls that rely on technology to ensure the organization and its data are secure from external or internal threats.  Audit projects must be conducted in accordance with The Institute of Internal Auditors’ Mandatory Guidance, Core Principles, Code of Ethics and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards). This position is also responsible for:

  • Conduct IT and IT-related audit projects within credit union operations following the Institute of International Auditors Standards. Audit projects may include reviews related to software application management, system development, management of IT and enterprise architecture, system security and any other services that rely on the organization’s technological infrastructure.
  • Perform proper planning to ensure adequate risk assessment (including fraud risk considerations) to facilitate identification of controls for testing.
  • Evaluate and test IT general controls, application controls, and business process controls to support internal audit projects.
  • Evaluate and test adequacy of processes related to IT Governance, and Data Governance.
  • Utilize data to support the development of audit plans and the timely identification of risk through the continuous audit process.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders throughout the audit, which may include the planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases.
  • Build and maintain a good rapport with clients throughout the engagements.
  • Develop meaningful Audit Reports with management recommendations supported by proper root cause analysis in coordination with the Audit team.

The successful candidate will be a team-oriented, community minded individual with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or equivalent or minimum 5 years’ financial institution experience related to Information Technology and/or Data Analytics.  A Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) designation would be considered an asset.  Along with proven skills and knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Analytics/Research, the candidate will have a continuing thirst for knowledge and be a life-long learner. Exceptional communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to excellence and member service are a necessity.

Other desired knowledge/skills/abilities include:

  • Information Technology experience
  • Database & SQL experience
  • The following, would be considered assets for the position:
    • Experience with ACL Data Analytics software
    • Experience in internal audit
    • GRC (Governance Risk and Compliance) tool experience
    • Financial services experience


Compensation will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Conexus, Cornerstone and Innovation Credit Union offers a comprehensive employee benefits package including a company matched pension plan. An attractive variable incentive program is also available.

Visit the CAREERS page or our website to learn more about this position and to apply.  www.innovationcu.ca  Only those applications received through our job board will be considered.

 

Internal Auditor

About Kootenay Risk Services

In June 2014, four Kootenay region credit unions formed the Kootenay Risk Services (“KRS”) support organization. The founding organizations include Columbia Valley, East Kootenay, Grand Forks and Nelson and District credit unions. The core purpose of KRS is to provide the owner credit unions with risk management and compliance resources.

Position Overview:

The Internal Auditor, under broad managerial direction, administers the credit unions’ internal audit program and conducts a variety of internal audits in all business units including deposit, lending, financial planning and insurance departments; acts as advisor to the senior management teams of the partnering credit unions in matters relating to internal audit, payroll, benefits, overall work organization, efficiency and cost containment; provides contract internal audit services to other entities; on a relief basis.

The Internal Auditor will work primarily from their home office with regular travel required to the partner credit unions within the Kootenay region of B.C.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Completion of a two-year college or post secondary technical school diploma in business administration or operations management.
  • A recognized accounting (CPA, CMA, CGA) or auditing (CIA) designation
  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience in an accounting or financial institution, with 3 years’ minimum experience being in an auditing role.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications including MS Office.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with highly confidential material.
  • Successful client-focused service delivery experience.

OTHER POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle transportation
  • Ability and willingness to travel within the Kootenay region of B.C.
  • Ability and willingness to maintain a home office

How to Apply

If you consider this position a match to your skills, please submit your resume in confidence.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a bonding process that includes a criminal record check and credit check.

Please email your resume and cover letter to: employment@ekccu.com

Our employees make us who we are. Our ability to deliver outstanding member experiences, financial services, and a culture of accountability and integrity relies on the talent and drive of our team. We’re proud of our employees. In return for committing to not just the what, but the how, our full-time and part-time employees receive a competitive compensation package, full benefits, vacation time off, meaningful opportunities for learning and advancement, tuition assistance.

 

 

 

 

 

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