Chief Operating Officer

Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a permanent full-time opportunity available for the position of Chief Operating Officer. Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer is a key member of the executive leadership team and is responsible for all retail-related functions including Advisory Services, Retail Deposits, Retail Credit, Retail Support, and Corporate Credit. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, dynamic leader and will play an integral role in supporting effective retail operations that result in an outstanding member experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote and support a relationship-based service environment by delivering sound advice that benefits both members and the credit union
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and achievement of corporate strategy
  • Provide oversight in the credit portfolio, approval process and loan administration
  • Lead merger activities and special projects in support of strategic initiatives
  • Provide leadership in the development and monitoring of annual operating plans and budgets, and transfer of such to division managers
  • Promote the credit union, participate in member and community events, and support community economic development initiatives
  • Ensure compliance with all federal and provincial legislative requirements
  • Oversee the development of policy and procedures in accordance with PCCU established guidelines
  • Coach, develop, mentor, and motivate direct reports

Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree, Associate of the Credit Union, or a combination of education and experience in the financial services industry (preferably credit union) with a minimum of 10 years industry experience
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities and operational knowledge with a sound understanding of retail operations and the sales process
  • Proven leadership and management at a senior level with escalating responsibilities and strategic involvement
  • Ability to lead, develop, and implement sales and service initiatives with a proven background in achieving sales/growth targets
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with an aptitude for relationship and team building

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, and a matched superannuation plan.

For additional information on this opportunity, please contact Blair Wingert, Chief Operating Officer at 306-882-5562. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume by 5:00pm on Friday, January 14, 2022, to: Blair.Wingert@pccu.ca.

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

Business Advisors

Would you like to earn above average pay helping members meet their financial goals, 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)

THE POSITION: This position would appeal to anyone who strives to go above and beyond in providing world class financial services by building trust to help simplify our members lives. How does one do this? Glad you asked!

A Business Advisor does the following:

  • Provides knowledgeable and timely advice; and provides assistance in utilizing our Agricultural and Commercial products, services and omni channels to best meet our member’s needs.
  • Provides flexibility and outside the box thinking to help areas Farm and Commercial business ventures. In touch with day to day realities for the members they now serve and will serve.
  • Is extremely organized and has a very strong attention to detail and driven to create results for the members they serve.

Why Should You Apply?

  • You want to be an ambassador of a forward-thinking, member focused organization
  • you are passionate about providing world class financial services, growing member relationships, and are comfortable with building a portfolio
  • You want to help simplify our members lives by offering proactive advice to their day-to-day agriculture and commercial banking needs in person and digitally

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.

Manager Associate Business Advisors

Manager Associate Business Advisors

Permanent Full-Time 

Closes November 8

Open to any Innovation Advice Centre Location

Innovation Credit Union – Find Branch(innovationcu.ca)

Annual Salary: $89,729 – $112,162


Would you like to earn above average pay helping members meet their financial goals, 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)

THE POSITION:  Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Business Advisors, this strategic position will develop, train and motivate a team to provide a mix of lending and administrative duties to supporting Business Advisors; provide exceptional members service in all areas of banking; succession plan into a Business Advisor position that would maintain a consumer or business solutions loan portfolio, and to develop long term relationships with members.

How does one do this?  Glad you asked!

The Manager Associate Business Advisors does the following:

  • Coach, mentor and manage staff, providing performance and behavioral feedback, discipline, encouragement and championing the overall principles of a constructive culture that is conducive to team achievement, productivity improvement and professionalism
  • Coach staff to create a network of enthusiastic employees who support service excellence and utilize Memberfirst techniques to create exceptional member experiences
  • Leads a team responsible for ensuring accurate and timely administration of credit files from creation to disbursement, including 2nd checks
  • Provide leadership and direction in business development through service excellence and product knowledge
  • Ability to coach and mentor staff in alignment with the goals of Innovation Credit Union
  • Organize, schedule and monitor service provision to ensure maximum service levels are being provided and that work flows smoothly
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for improving processes

Why Should You Apply?

  • You want to be an ambassador of a forward-thinking, member focused organization
  • You have 2 Years post-secondary education in related field and all courses required of the Relationship Manager/Credit Specialist roles
  • You have a minimum 5-7 years’ experience in relationship banking with knowledge and experience in all areas of lending and credit analysis with experience in commercial and agricultural loans being considered an asset
  • You have completed Consumer, Residential Mortgage, Agricultural and Commercial Lending education or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven high standard 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?  Visit www.innovatoncu.ca to apply

Commercial Loan Officer

Bulkley Valley Credit Union, serving over 14,500 members from the Hazeltons to Burns Lake, prides itself in employing empowered staff committed to delivering high quality personalized service.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to meet their career goals while balancing their lifestyle with the many amenities our community and the Bulkley Valley has to offer.

If you want to join a dynamic group dedicated to cooperative values and member service, this is the right career move for you. You will report directly to the Chief Lending Officer, and as a member of the Commercial Lending Team, you will be responsible for managing commercial relationships under the commercial portfolio. You will conduct annual reviews of risk and profitability; monitor problem accounts and develop plans to minimize risk; receive and analyze financial and personal net worth statements; calculate debt servicing capacity; negotiate terms and conditions of loans; grant commercial loans, mortgages and operating lines of credit for business purposes within lending limits. You will build relationships with existing members, network with external business organizations and individuals to generate referrals; recognize opportunities and take appropriate actions to the promotion and sales of credit union products and services and refer to other staff where appropriate.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of one year post-secondary education plus 6-9 years’ experience in lending, including small business lending in the financial services industry, is desired. An individual with experience plus education and/or training equivalent to 6-9 years will also be considered.

Please submit your resume and cover letter via PDF or MS Word attachment. Links to online resumes will be deleted without review.

Bulkley Valley Credit Union encourages all qualified persons to apply. However, only those who are being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Business Advisor

Employment Opportunity – Fort St. John, BC

(working remotely may be considered for the right candidate)

Business Advisor

North Peace Savings is recruiting for an experienced Business Advisor. The Business Advisor will have expert knowledge in the areas of equipment financing and the agricultural industry accountable for the overall management of a large portfolio of business accounts that exhibit a high degree of complexity and value to North Peace Savings and Credit Union.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Business Advisor is accountable for the overall management of an assigned portfolio of business credit accounts that exhibit a high degree of complexity and value to NPSCU. The focus of the position will be on maintaining and strengthening exiting member relationships and building new member relationships while ensuring all financial needs of the member are satisfied within the risk appetite of the credit union. The ability to meet financial objectives related to the profitable and sound growth and retention of assigned portfolio is critical to success. Proactively develop long-term relationships with members, service partners and local markets to optimize business opportunities and referrals enhances value. In all activities, ensures prudent risk management is followed to protect NPSCU. Provide sound financial advice and the ability to effect ‘win-win’ situations to assist members in attaining their financial aspirations.

This role requires a strong direction of equipment financing as well as a clear and thorough understanding of the agricultural industry. The successful applicant will be responsible for building rewarding relationships through a superior service experience, providing consistent delivery of high quality service to both internal and external members.

If you are a financial services professional with excellent sales and service skills, the ability to work independently with confidence and strong commitment to member service, please provide a cover letter and résumé in confidence to:

Olivia Young, Manager People and Culture
North Peace Savings and Credit Union
10344-100th St
Fort St. John, BC, V1J 3Z1
E-mail: careers@npscu.ca

For a complete role description, visit: www.npscu.ca

North Peace Savings thanks all applicants for their interest; however,  only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Loans Officer

Loans Officer

Temporary Full Time

Maternity Leave replacement for up to 24 months

Our Loans Officers are available to our members through in-person meetings, phone calls, and other forms of electronic communication.  The ability to provide expert advice when it’s truly needed is crucial to meeting our members needs.  We know our members, and to see their successes is extremely rewarding.  The Loans Officer is responsible for oversight of their own lending portfolio, which may include consumer, agriculture, and commercial files.  Each portfolio has a different level of complexity and presents the opportunity for new learnings each and every day!  The role of Loans Officer can be challenging, yet rewarding, where the reward far outweighs the challenge!

You have a desire to learn and have an in-depth understanding of lending practices and procedures.  The ideal candidate will have many years of service in the credit union system, and experience as a lender.    You have an appetite for risk, and know when to take the risk, and when to shy away from it.  You will be responsible to mitigate risk of default.  When required you will initiate action to collect on delinquent loans, as necessary.

While you may not have lending experience, you may have experience in the financial services industry and are eager to take the next step to grow your career.  We want to hear from you too, we are committed to training the right candidate!

Building relationships is important. In fact, it is essential to our business.  The other key part of the Loans Officer role is to foster new relationships and grow new business.  You are not afraid to pick up the phone and call a potential member.  You enjoy the rush of that first contact, and have no problem popping into a business for the first time to meet the owner and take those first steps in fostering a relationship.  When the time is right, you’ll ask for the business!

This exciting opportunity is available in our Kelvington Branch.  From time to time, you may be required to travel to our other branches as well.  You will participate in a comprehensive development plan, equipping you with the knowledge and tools to confidently assist our members, and grow your career.  With upcoming pending retirements, there is great potential for this temporary position to turn into a permanent position in one of our branches!  You will be part of an amazing team, working together to meet the member’s and organization’s goals!

Education & Qualifications

·         One year post-secondary training ·         Working knowledge of computer systems
·         One – Four Years of job-related experience ·         Credit Union experience considered an asset
·         Bondable ·         Commitment to continuous self-development

Accent Credit Union has branches in Quill Lake, Kelvington and Jansen.  We are a financially strong organization with assets of over $270 million, our loans portfolio is over $197 million and we continue to grow!  We are dedicated to our members, and our communities.  We respect our people and their contribution to our success.  We encourage employee involvement and participation.  We reward our people for their teamwork and for achieving objectives.  Our people make the difference for our members’ service experience.  Compensation is competitive and will be based upon qualifications and experience.  Accent Credit Union offers a full range of benefits, an employee incentive program, including a wellness program.

Questions about this opportunity?  Call Lacey at 306.383.1139

 Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter in confidence by Noon on October 8, 2021 to:

Lacey Nicholls – Human Resources & Marketing Administrator

Quill Lake Branch – Box 520, 78 Main St., Quill Lake, SK, S0A 3E0

hr@accentcu.ca

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. 

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