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

Branch Manager Trainee

The Position:

The Branch Manager Trainee is a mobile position and must be willing to relocate to Rural Alberta/East Central Communities.

The Branch Manager Trainee is to train on all aspects to become a Branch Manager. The Branch Manager Trainee shall direct and manage all branch activities in order to achieve specific goals and targets. Serve our members to the highest standards so that Vision Credit Union Ltd. can increase brand equity and reputation. Invest time and money in our personnel to ensure high retention rates, and attract qualified applicants. This position oversees that the staff performs all operational functions while conveying a feeling of trust, security and satisfaction to members and staff.

This is a full time permanent position.

For complete job posting details, please visit our website www.visioncu.ca/personal/aboutus/careers

The Person:

  • Minimum 5 years of credit granting or other financial institution lending experience.
  • Excellent critical analysis and decision making skills are essential for success in this role. In addition, excellent oral and written communication, high attention to technical detail and proven ability to work effectively in a time sensitive and team environment is necessary for this position.
  • Cooperative or Credit Union industry experience is a benefit.

Compensation:

  • Salary range $60,000 to $80,000/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.

Branch Manager

The Position:

The Branch Manager shall direct and manage all branch activities in order to achieve specific goals and targets. Serve our members to the highest standards so that Vision Credit Union Ltd. can increase brand equity and reputation. Invest time and money in our organization’s personnel to ensure high retention rates, and attract qualified applicants. This position oversees that the staff performs all operational functions while conveying a feeling of trust, security and satisfaction to members and staff.

This is a full time permanent position.

For complete job posting details, please visit our website www.visioncu.ca/personal/aboutus/careers

The Person:

  • Agriculture Industry experience or 2-3 years of agricultural lending experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of credit granting or other financial institution lending experience.
  • Proven management, coaching and motivational skills including exposure to all areas of lending, banking floor and accounting.
  • Ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Exceptional conflict resolution, negotiation, and objection handling skills.
  • Cooperative or Credit Union industry experience is a benefit.

Compensation:

  • Salary range $71,000 to $91,000/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.

Branch Manager

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 creating a personalized experience for each member. 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.

The bigger picture

We’re looking for a dynamic and business-minded individual to come on board as our Branch Manager to support Moose Jaw and Central Butte branches. Your strong interpersonal skills and ability to think strategically will play an essential role in leading your branch to provide and oversee the delivery of services to meet our members’ needs.

How you’ll be spending your time

  •  Recruiting, developing, coaching, and empowering your branch leaders to ensure the team’s delivery of world-class member advice
  •  Providing your team with the knowledge and skills to meet members’ needs and positively impact their financial well-being
  •  Ensuring your branch delivers financial service solutions and alternatives that comply with both industry and operational policies and legislation

The way people describe you

You are a natural born leader with the ability to motive, engage and inspire others. Your critical thinking skills allow you to make logical and informed decisions, uncovering and addressing all emerging risks and opportunities. In addition, you are a skilled communicator, dedicated to personal growth and development.

The experience you bring

  •  Broad experience within the financial service industry
  •  Understands and knows how to find and provide needs-based solutions
  •  A proven track record of developing people and teams

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

So, what do you think – does this sound like you? Do you think you’re the right fit for Conexus? If you do, and you have the qualifications outlined above, then we encourage you to apply now. If you have questions about this position, please contact Shaulen at shaulen.lang@conexus.ca. But act fast, the opportunity closes on January 20 2023.

Manager Member Service & Support

Are you a results-focused, motivated leader who thrives in providing outstanding service to your team and members?  Do you have strong organizational and prioritization skills, and can easily adapt to changing work demands?  Would you thrive in a culture focused on collaboration and team building?

Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a permanent full-time Manager Member Service & Support opportunity available. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, dynamic individual and will play an integral leadership role within the Herbert/Morse region. Reporting to the Vice President Retail Service & Support, this position will oversee branch operations, while also leading and developing key service and support positions. He or she will ensure that the appropriate support is delivered to the regional team, resulting in top performance and exceptional service to our members.

Responsibilities:

  • Coach, develop, mentor, and motivate direct reports
  • Play a lead role in collaborating with the regional team to develop creative and innovative approaches to achieving results
  • Ensure efficient operation of branches by coordination of regional scheduling and the management of workload between branches
  • Promote and support a relationship-based service environment
  • Provide support and assistance to the branches in areas such as cash operations and the administration of estates
  • Build relationships internally with direct reports, management, and all staff

Qualifications:

  • Proven leadership, management, and supervision at a senior level with proven results; emphasis on sales management, coaching, and performance management is an asset
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common goal
  • Exceptional problem solving and decision-making skills, with a solution-focused team approach
  • Ability to prioritize work requirements to meet deadlines and work within time constraints
  • Build sustainable, trusting relationships with the team and members
  • Proven experience in a customer service orientated environment

Prairie Centre Credit Union provides employees with the opportunity for personal and professional growth within an environment that promotes continuous learning. We offer a competitive compensation package, excellent employee benefits including relocation assistance, and a matched superannuation plan.

For additional information on this opportunity, please contact Karen McFaull, Vice President Retail Service & Support, at 306-882-5567. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before December 16, 2022 to: careers@pccu.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

Community Branch Manager

This is a great opportunity to lead an enthusiastic and community-minded team!

We invite you to be part of a team where you can feel good about the work you do and the positive impact you will have in the Sorrento community. We believe in fostering a work environment that is the perfect blend of friendliness, support, and professionalism (not to mention fun)! Add in a competitive salary, and perks such as our employee incentive plan, reduced banking fees, and spectacular natural scenery, and you’ll see why SASCU is an award-winning employer.

As Community Branch Manager you will provide overall branch management by leading the team to achieve objectives, ensure operational efficiency, and deliver on the SASCU Member Experience. The Community Branch Manager coaches branch staff to work together to achieve results and implement SASCU’s sales and advice strategy.

 

This position is covering for a leave of absence. The permanent location of the position will be within the SASCU service area (Salmon Arm, Sicamous, Sorrento).

 

What you’ll do:

  • Coach the branch team on objectives and ensure teamwork to achieve the desired results.
  • Lead and develop the sales team to meet or exceed individual and team sales and activity targets.
  • Manage an assigned member portfolio.
  • Identify opportunities to create branch presence in the community.
  • Champion service standards and coach for consistency of those behaviours and experiences.
  • Be visible and accessible, welcoming interaction with employees and members to build rapport, discuss their needs, and resolve concerns.
  • Participate in talent management planning to ensure business continuity and to develop future leaders across the organization.
  • Build employee engagement, develop plans, and take action to close any gaps.
  • Monitor and maintain controls in accordance with policy to ensure operational integrity.

 

What you’ll bring:

  • A business administration degree or diploma is preferred.
  • At least 7 years of financial industry experience including at least 3 years at the leadership level.
  • Demonstrated results orientation in both sales and service.
  • Solid experience in consumer lending and investments.
  • Registered as a mutual funds representative or willing to be licensed within a three-month period.
  • An aptitude for business development and relationship building.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Access to transportation and willingness to travel within the SASCU community.

 

This is a full-time, Tuesday to Saturday position. It an excellent opportunity for a community-minded individual to further their career within a successful and growing organization. If this sounds like you, let us know! To apply, please email a cover letter and résumé to us at hr@sascu.com.

 

A bit about SASCU:

SASCU Financial Group offers a broad range of personal and business financial services through SASCU Credit Union and its three lines of business: SASCU Insurance, SASCU Wealth, and Commercial banking. SASCU Credit Union branches are in Sicamous and Sorrento, plus two in Salmon Arm. Established in 1946, SASCU has more than 19,000 members, 150 staff, and over $1 billion in assets. Learn more at www.sascu.com

 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

SASCU is an equal opportunity employer committed to supporting Diversity and Inclusion. We recruit and select applicants for employment solely based on their qualifications, with emphasis on selecting the best-qualified person for the job. We support an inclusive environment where employees feel empowered to share their experiences, ideas, and perspectives.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to meet fidelity bonding requirements, including completion of references, a criminal record check, and credit check.

Vice President Business Advisors

Vice-President Business Advisors

Permanent Full Time

Closes October 24 

Open to Any Location in Canada
(ability to work remotely from your home office)

Annual Salary: $121,844 to $152,305

Innovation Credit Union has a bold ambition. In addition to being Canada’s next Federal Credit Union, we will be the most digital, member-centric organization in our industry. We are on a journey to embrace the core tenants of the digital business model like ideation, the network effect, personalized segmentation, coopetition, and agile ways of working.

Would you like to earn above average pay, maintain a strong work life balance, a flexible schedule and have the security of a career-path supported by your organization? We offer that and so much more.

THE COMPANY – Our Purpose is to redefine banking by helping Canadians simplify their lives and reach their financial goals by reinvesting profits into our members, communities and our people. Now that Responsible Banking!

Click the link below to see what Innovation Credit Union is about! Trust us, you are going to want to learn more about who we are!

Innovation Credit Union – About Us (innovationcu.ca)

What some of the things a Vice President Business Advisors might do:

THE POSITION:   Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Business Advisors, this strategic position will oversee the business development within the Business Advisor Team. This position will provide leadership and direction in building a proactive sales culture while providing proactive, advisory services to a portfolio of key Agriculture and Commercial members.

  • Coach, Mentor and Manage Staff to champion the overall principles of our MemberFirst Culture and Omni-Channel delivery strategy as it relates to our sales and Service environment and standards. Ensuring the implementation and execution of portfolio management practices and foster an environment of proactive advisory services to member’s by team and self.
  • Implementation of InnovationOne processes across team to drive consistency and efficiency.
  • Lead a team that provides agricultural and commercial lending services, deposit and loan portfolio management and deposit advice.
  • Collaborate Internally and Externally on strategic business issues/opportunities and take action to continually improve productivity and profitability
  • Assess, identify, and mitigate risk as aligned to First Line of Defense principles and correlated to quality assurance, credit underwriting and overall sound portfolio management expectations.
  • Through a business line ownership model and a First line of Defense approach, ensure all activities, including credit origination, are executed within sound management practice and organizational risk appetite.
  • Ensure the implementation and execution of entrepreneurial portfolio management practices that foster environment of proactive advisory services to members.
  • Establish, maintain and grow relationship with members, team, business community, professionals and suppliers. Organize, schedule and monitor service provision to ensure maximum service levels.
  • Grow sustainable business through new member acquisition, deposit and loan portfolio growth.
  • Provide operating and capital budgets and financial forecasts for your team and monitor performance in relation to budget.
  • Creation of Sales plans that align marketing with strategic initiatives.
  • Seek constant and steady improvement in key strategic areas related to Commercial and Agriculture banking.
  • All leaders are responsible for ensuring day to day compliance with policies and procedures that are relevant to their operational area. Leaders are required to monitor and identify and instances of non-compliance during day to day activities and, if material, notify the Manager of Compliance who will report to Board and ELT.

What are some of the skills/experience a successful candidate will possess?

  • University Degree Commerce, Business or related discipline or completion of ACUIC Studies Program plus 7 years of job related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proven high standards of verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Proven collaboration skills with the ability to build relationships with various stakeholders
  • Proven ability to manage cross functional projects and prioritize deliverables to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge and understanding of the regulatory environment that impacts the financial services industry
  • Demonstrated commitment to continual professional development

Interested?

Apply at www.innovationcu.ca/careers

Branch Leader – Coach, Mentor & Lead our Front Line Team

Are you looking for a career that will allow you to motivate and lead a team of ambitious and dedicated employees. Are you driven to bring out the best in employees that you would coach, mentor and lead to ensure that their branches are meeting their deposit, investment, and growth targets all while staying compliant under the Anti Money Laundering Regulations? This is a critical and high impact role requiring a strong leader with the ability to effectively multi-task problem solve, adapt to change and have a willingness to travel.

Qualifications:
Experience and education in the financial industry is an asset. Ideal qualities include knowledge of the financial system, strong leadership skills and or supervisory experience. A motivated and confident individual able to adapt to change. You can efficiently and effectively prioritize and organize what needs to be done with high attention to detail. You believe in coaching and mentoring employees to success, growing and training individuals. You are committed to continuous learning.

The Credit Union/Organization:
Cypress Credit Union is a rural based community focused credit union with 6 branches assets over 200 million nearly 40 employees serving over 4000 members. Employee engagement is valued and there is always ample opportunity for career minded individuals. Our organization has branches in Burstall, Fox Valley, Richmound, Maple Creek, Tompkins and Consul all located in the Southwest corner of Saskatchewan.

The Communities:
Our main branch(Maple Creek) is located just minutes away from the beautiful Cypress Hills and the Alberta Border. The area and communities we serve have recreational opportunities ranging from full-service campgrounds, indoor pools, splash parks, 9-hole grass green golf courses, hockey and curling rinks ball diamonds and more. Schools are in all locations except Richmound and busing is available in that community.

If you are interested in becoming a part of our team please submit a resume on or before the 30th of September 2022, via email or mail to:

Cypress Credit Union Limited
PO Box 1060
Maple Creek, SK S0N 1N0 Canada
Attention: Cheryl Sulz
Cheryl.sulz@cypress.cu.sk.ca

We appreciate the interest of all applicants , however only those under consideration will be contacted.

Manager, Financial Services

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

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 creating a personalized experience for each member. We do this by keeping it simple and lending an ear to each member’s individual needs throughout Saskatchewan.

The bigger picture

We’re looking for a dynamic leader who loves to coach and help others succeed to come on board as a Manager, Financial Services for the Moosomin and Rocanville branches.

How you’ll be spending your time

  • Leading your team to ensure our members receive financial solutions to meet their needs and improve their financial well-being
  • Coaching and supporting your team to achieve individual and company goals
  • Empowering your team to build meaningful, supportive relationships with their members
  • Collaborating with leadership peers to achieve objectives and targets

The way people describe you

  • A motivator who supports individuals, teams, projects, and initiatives within their department and the organization
  • A collaborator who continuously seeks, identifies, and shares ideas for improvement to increase efficiency
  • A strategic thinker with strong technical knowledge in Conexus products and services.
  • A strong facilitator who demonstrates an ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with others.

The experience you bring

  • Experience in consumer lending and investments
  • Formal or informal leadership exposure is an asset

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 September 30, 2022 so apply now! If you have questions about this position, please contact Shaulen Lang at shaulen.lang@conexus.ca.

General Manager

General Manager

We have an excellent opportunity to lead a team of financial professionals and deliver world class client service in one of our unique Financial Spas™.

As the Branch Manager, you hold overall accountability of branch operations to ensure growth, profitability, employee development, service and operational excellence. Your business acumen and leadership skills drive the success of the branch and the financial well-being of our clients.

Our General Manager role has opportunities to work on corporate projects and initiatives that will grow your career beyond the branch. Our head office is local, so if there’s something at that next level you want to pursue in the future, the options are available.

Employee Type:            Full Time

Schedule:                      Monday – Friday

Job Category:               Management, Client Service and Sales

Location:                       Burnaby Branch

Key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Provides exceptional sales and service leadership to branch staff to ensure effective branch operations and successful sales and service to clients. Effectively manages to the BlueShore Financial Spa™ experience
  • Develops, implements, and manages annual business plan goals and objectives to achieve branch growth and profitability.  Manages to the annual branch operating budget
  • Manages direct reports (including Financial Advisors and Manager Financial Services); participates in the recruitment and selection of new staff; develops individual objectives to meet branch/department goals; evaluates staff performance using performance management system; initiates salary reviews as required; recognizes and rewards employees; takes corrective action as required
  • Proactively coaches (through group and one-on-one sessions) and develops employees to assist them in achieving career success and growth. Provides development opportunities for staff through various sources including learning sessions, internal and external training, and education courses. Ensures each employee has a learning plan in place and results are achieved
  • Authorizes penalty waivers, fee waivers and the like, within established limits, in order to balance retention, growth and profitability of the branch. Makes recommendations for approvals above prescribed limits
  • Approves loans and mortgages within assigned lending limits. Coaches, reviews and recommends all credit deals flowing through branch. Works with senior credit managers for approval of loans above assigned limits
  • Establishes individual and team sales, service and financial objectives with branch staff ensuring these are understood and results achieved. Regularly reviews objectives and initiates coaching where appropriate
  • Dotted line supervision of Business Advisors, Wealth Protection Specialists and Investment Advisors.  Oversees the “quarterback model”, ensuring partners are brought in appropriately and client relationships are developed and served according the established business model
  • Reviews all financial plans written by the financial advisors and assists in ensuring financial plans offered are holistic and comprehensive
  • Works on corporate projects and initiatives assigned, including committees and Enterprise Wide Project Plans

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or other related field or diploma in a related field plus additional experience
  • 7-10 years’ progressive experience in financial services industry
  • 5 years leadership/management experience
  • Personal Financial Planner designation (PFP®)
  • Mutual Funds or Canadian Securities Course
  • Solid understanding of investments and mutual funds
  • Branch Compliance Manager
  • Expert understanding of credit
  • Solid experience in leading and participating in corporate projects and initiatives
  • Solid understanding of products, service offering, policies and procedures
  • Solid understanding of people management and coaching

What can BlueShore Financial can do for you? 

  • Opportunities to work on projects that impact the entire organization
  • A Performance Reward Program which pays a variable cash reward program recognizing the achievement of corporate, team and individual goals
  • Opportunity to work in a world class, award winning organization
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses, pension, flexible benefits.

What BlueShore Financial needs from you:

  • Accountability, in all directions
  • A proactive, self starter with a “Can Do” attitude
  • The desire to lead a team to excellence
  • Goal-oriented and driven to meet objectives

Be Richly Valued. At BlueShore Financial, our employees are as important as our clients. We strive to create a workplace culture of openness, empowerment, trust and passion.  Our values unite our organization and are our guiding compass.  But it is our exceptional staff that bring our corporate values to life. They are passionate about delivering exceptional client service and a banking experience that promises to impress.  And this level of engagement shows. We’ve been formally recognized making Kincentric’s “Best Employer in Canada” list 10 years in a row and as one of “Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures” by Waterstone Human Capital.

From the moment you walk into one of our Financial Spas™, you’ll know you’ve arrived at a special place, where all the elements work together to stimulate the senses and create a distinctive atmosphere unlike any financial institution you’ve experienced. We embrace the west coast lifestyle, while providing a premium and sophisticated experience for our clients and employees. You may not recognize us, but we’ve been serving the lower mainland for over 80 years!  But this isn’t the Credit Union of your childhood.  We’re different and better.

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