Loans Officer – (Ottawa & St. Catharines, ON)

We are a thriving credit union, known for extraordinary customer service that has deep roots in the community. The company serves its individual, organizational and business-based members with high integrity, sound stewardship and competitiveness.

We are currently looking for a Loans Officer in each of our Ottawa and St. Catharines branch locations.  You will report directly to the Branch Manager.  As the Loans Officer, you will be primarily responsible for generating business volumes and revenues. This includes increasing the credit and deposit portfolio.

As a key member of the Branch team, the Loans Officer will:

  • Market the credit union’s products and services by promoting, up selling and cross selling a full range of lending and investment vehicles.
  • Actively solicits new sales opportunities through warm and cold calling potential community businesses as well as through staff referrals.
  • Maintains a high profile within the branch trading area and actively seeks out opportunities to build and foster relationships with members, non-members and business contacts.
  • Champions the credit unions sales culture by demonstrating exemplary sales skills, especially during all branch campaigns and promotions.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Identifies opportunities to promote, up sell and cross sell credit union lending products including consumer loans, mortgages, lines of credit and credit cards.
  • Being a product specialist, providing good financial advice by identifying services members need.
  • Qualifies all loan and mortgage opportunities by conducting member interviews, analyzing relevant financial information, verifying loan application information and investigating other variables affecting loan viability.
  • Approves loans and mortgages within discretionary limits; makes recommendations for approvals or declines to next level management if outside discretionary limits.
  • Prepares and processes all appropriate documents associated with loans and mortgage approval including, insurance and cheque disbursements; liaises with all relevant agents such as home inspectors and lawyers.
  • Develops a process for early identification of problem accounts and promptly takes action to minimize risk; initiates ‘soft’ collection activity by following up delinquent accounts.
  • Develops a process to identify investment, loan and mortgage renewals; initiates contact with member to maintain accounts and relationships.
  • Meet sales targets for non-interest income products.
  • Promote, recommend and explain digital services to members.
  • Represents the credit union in the community by participating in local business activities and community functions, as required by management and for business development purposes.
  • Maintains strict adherence to credit union and branch operating procedures, lending policies and security procedures with respect to assigned authorities and responsibilities; reports any unusual occurrences or fraudulent activity to next level management upon discovery.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by next level management as, and when, required. This may include opening member accounts, producing reports, assisting members with regular transactions and assist Member Service staff.

 

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Completion of a post-secondary degree with a concentration in Finance, Commerce, or Accounting is an asset, or has equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in credit underwriting; and generating mortgage and loan business in a credit union or other financial institution.
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of member life cycle needs; knowledge of features and benefits of lending, investment, and deposit products; knowledge of interviewing solicitation and telemarketing skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong team player; working collaboratively in a small branch setting.
  • Proven experience in sales.
  • Confident, self-starter, proactive
  • Flexible and demonstrates high degree of adaptability, able to organize effectively and manage multiple priorities
  • Computer literate – Word, Excel; PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Embrace learning and utilizing new technologies
  • Bilingual – English, and Ukrainian an asset

 

Job Specifications

Key Relationships

  • This position interacts with credit union members, all branch positions and members of the community, including the business community within the branch trade area.
  • This position plays a role in transferring skills and knowledge to others.

Working Conditions

  • A standard office environment is provided however due to the nature of the business, there is risk of exposure to hold-ups and threats.
  • Travel to various credit union and meeting locations within the province may be required.
  • Works with confidential and/or sensitive information and must maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Concentration is required when working with computer systems.
  • Regular interruptions by staff and members (unscheduled appointments)
  • Required to assist with branch housekeeping

Please note Ukrainian Credit Union Limited has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please let us know so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations during the recruitment and selection process.

For consideration, please submit your resume and application, specifying which location in your subject heading (Ottawa-Loans Officer or St. Catharines-Loans Officer) by email to Andrew Rozanec, Human Resources Manager, arozanec@ukrainiancu.com

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

Mobile Mortgage Specialist

Mobile Mortgage Specialist – Hamilton area

We invest in people.

Be part of a banking experience as unique as you are. Tandia Financial Credit Union (Tandia) is seeking a talented and experienced sales professional to join our retail team.

Are you a self-starter, focused on exceeding sales targets and providing incredible client service?  Do you have proven sales success in the financial services industry? Are you an expert in the specialty areas of lending and mortgages?

This might be the role for you.

This position will be based in our beautiful new corporate office in Burlington, Ontario with a focus on growing the Hamilton area.

Your Work at a Glance

As the Mobile Mortgage Specialist, you will utilize your knowledge as an entrepreneurial mortgage professional to drive new mortgage business to Tandia.  You will prospect new memberships, build relationships and provide customized borrowing advice.

This base plus commission position is key to growing Tandia’s lending portfolio, and achieving Tandia’s annual sales goals.

Your knowledge of the markets and communities we serve, as well as industry knowledge and experience will assist you as you identify and assist in developing opportunities for personal banking solutions and services with branch and wealth partners.

You are able to successfully build and manage internal and external relationships.

You are a self-starter, a sales professional who works independently, with a high-achievement orientation.

Your enthusiasm for the credit union sector and our mission will be evident when you create value for the credit union teams by conducting regular information sessions and holding meetings promoting the mobile mortgage option.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has completed a degree / diploma in the field of Business/Commerce, Finance, Economics or has equivalent work experience. 
  • Has a minimum of 2 years experience in credit writing and residential mortgage sales in a credit union or other financial institution. 
  • Has a minimum of 2 years of relevant sales experience and a successful track record of working in sales independently.
  • Possesses superior sales abilities, including active listening, identifying business opportunities, influencing and negotiating, asking for the business and more.
  • Is able to work well independently, while enjoying the opportunities to work in a team-based environment.
  • Is detail oriented, with strong planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Has well developed presentation skills.
  • Is proficient using Windows and very comfortable with Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Is willing to work variable hours, including evenings and weekends to meet with members at their convenience; and is comfortable with the regular travel and a base + commission salary structure.
  • Is aligned with Tandia’s vision and values and demonstrates a desire to be a contributing member of our team, support a positive work environment that promotes service and commitment to the credit union, quality, innovation, integrity, and respect.

As Unique as You

We believe that financial institutions should be more accountable to the people they serve; we believe that there’s more than one way to measure success; and we believe that our profits should have a positive financial, social and environmental impact on the communities in which we live and work. Actions speak louder than words and we work hard to demonstrate our commitment each and every day.

At Tandia, we recognize that our staff and members are unique – and that matters to us.

As a credit union, living the co-operative principles is a part of our long and rich history.

We invest in our members and our communities with an extensive community investment program devoted to supporting the organizations, events, and volunteers that make our communities stronger.

 

Tandia is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, consistent with the principles of dignity, independence, equal opportunity and integration.  Tandia is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse workforce.  Accommodation for applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request by contacting Human Resources.

 

Financial Specialist

Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a permanent full-time Financial Specialist opportunity available. The successful candidate will be a proactive, self-motivated individual who will provide exceptional service to our members within the region consisting of the Elbow, Loreburn, and Outlook branches. Reporting to the Manager Financial Specialists, the Financial Specialist will have a strong aptitude for relationship-building and will deliver expert advice to both current and prospective members to assist them in meeting their financial objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Build value-based relationships with colleagues and members
  • Provide solutions that support the financial wellbeing of members, through the delivery of deposit, investment, and loan products, including specializing in the function of investment planning
  • Promote, sell, and manage the mutual fund and term deposit book of business for the region, and ensure that growth targets are achieved
  • Collaborate with the regional team to develop creative and innovative approaches to achieving results
  • Develop and implement business development, growth, and community engagement strategies

Qualifications:

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or Personal Financial Planning (PFP) designation, or willingness to obtain
  • Mutual Fund License including Labour Sponsored Funds, or willingness to obtain
  • Industry experience preferred, with a demonstrated ability to gather assets
  • Sales-oriented background with a strong understanding of the sales process and business development

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 Tammy Pregizer Legge, Manager Financial Specialists, at 306-882-5588. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before April 19, 2021 to: careers@pccu.ca.

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

Mobile Financial Specialist

Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a permanent full-time Mobile Financial Specialist opportunity available. The successful candidate will be a proactive, self-motivated individual who will provide exceptional support to the team of Financial Specialists within PCCU.  Reporting to the Manager Financial Specialists, the Mobile FS will have a strong aptitude for relationship-building and will deliver expert advice and mentorship to staff and internal teams, as well as current and prospective members to achieve overall growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Play a key support role to fellow Financial Specialists, providing training, mentorship, and coverage across PCCU
  • Mentor and guide new staff in achieving their goals and acquiring the knowledge required to confidently offer PCCU products and services
  • Build value-based relationships with internal teams and members, providing feedback and appropriate recommendations that maximize efficiencies to ensure an exceptional member experience
  • Pro-actively work to retain and expand existing member relationships while pursuing new sources of business
  • Collaborate with the regional teams to develop creative and innovative approaches to achieving results
  • Develop and implement business development, growth, and community engagement strategies
  • Regular travel across PCCU trading area will be required

Qualifications:

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or Personal Financial Planning (PFP) designation
  • Active Mutual Fund License including Labour Sponsored Funds
  • Industry experience required, with demonstrated ability to gather assets
  • Advanced member service and sales skills with a strong understanding of the sales process and business development

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 Tammy Pregizer Legge, Manager Financial Specialists, at 306-882-5588. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before April 19, 2021 to: careers@pccu.ca.

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

 

Financial Specialist

Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a permanent full-time Financial Specialist opportunity available. The successful candidate will be a proactive, self-motivated individual who will provide exceptional service to our members within the region consisting of the Beechy and Dinsmore branches. Reporting to the Manager Financial Specialists, the Financial Specialist will have a strong aptitude for relationship-building and will deliver expert advice to both current and prospective members to assist them in meeting their financial objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Build value-based relationships with colleagues and members
  • Provide solutions that support the financial wellbeing of members, through the delivery of deposit, investment, and loan products, including specializing in the function of investment planning
  • Promote, sell, and manage the mutual fund and term deposit book of business for the region, and ensure that growth targets are achieved
  • Collaborate with the regional team to develop creative and innovative approaches to achieving results
  • Develop and implement business development, growth, and community engagement strategies

Qualifications:

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or Personal Financial Planning (PFP) designation, or willingness to obtain
  • Mutual Fund License including Labour Sponsored Funds, or willingness to obtain
  • Industry experience preferred, with a demonstrated ability to gather assets
  • Sales-oriented background with a strong understanding of the sales process and business development

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 Tammy Pregizer Legge, Manager Financial Specialists, at 306-882-5588. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before April 19, 2021 to: careers@pccu.ca.

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

Business Account Manager

Northern Savings Credit Union has an opening for a full time Business Account Manager for our Prince Rupert branch.

If you are passionate about improving people’s financial health and have experience with sales and service we’d like to hear from you.

The Business Account Manager is a key position in the branch providing business financial solutions and exemplary member service. This role is the primary point of contact to a portfolio of members whose basic business needs expand both the lending and investment spectrum. The Business Account Manager also demonstrates strong relationship management and business development skills in order to bring new business members to Northern Savings Credit Union.

The Business Account Manager is to demonstrate positive and professional leadership within the Credit Union and externally in the community. The Business Account Manager collaborates with the employees of Business Services to achieve their maximum potential and produce results in the best interest of the credit union while respecting and delivering the needs of members.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

  • Completion of post-secondary education is required.
  • Completion of sales and service training required.
  • Completion of business credit lending program is preferred.

Experience:

  • Previous business lending experience required.
  • Previous retail lending experience preferred.
  • Previous financial services experience is required.

Skills:

  • Business acumen and understanding of demands of running a business.
  • Demonstrated sales and service skills.
  • Experience in research and negotiation is an asset.
  • Expert financial system knowledge and skills required.
  • Expert knowledge of business lending products and services required.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work within time constraints
  • Ability to communicate and liaise professionally with all members, potential customers and co-workers while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Working knowledge, skills and experience in Microsoft Office.

Mobile Mortgage Specialist

MOBILE MORTGAGE SPECIALIST

Permanent Full-Time

Open Until Filled

Regina and Area

Flexible hours, career development opportunities,
exceptional benefits and pension plan, extremely competitive salary!

 

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’s 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 Mobile Mortgage Specialist does the following:

  • Promote and maximize the development and growth of residential mortgage portfolio for the Credit Union
  • Provide residential mortgage products and services to current members and potential members
  • Partners with the retail team to ensure an exceptional member experience
  • Initiate initial meeting and introduction with advice centre relationship managers to finalize mortgage documentation and anchor the member relationship
  • Build and foster relationships with the real estate community
  • Maintain a professional image within the community

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 have an already proven track record in mortgage lending and are known within the community of Regina
  • You are outgoing, comfortable with approaching people and/or presenting in front of groups
  • You are comfortable using and demonstrating technology (online and mobile banking), technology troubleshooting and a proficiency in Microsoft Office Products
  • You have excellent time management skills

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.

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