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:


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


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


  • 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.

Governance Specialist

Governance Specialist

Permanent Full-Time

Closes April 5

Open to any of our Advice Centre Locations

Annual Wage: $65,699 – $82,124

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’s Responsible Banking!

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THE POSITION: This position would appeal to anyone who is a reliable and efficient resource to the people they work with. Their drive and passion to take care of the details, independently learn, embrace technology and build strong, trusting relationships will make them successful in this position. The Governance Specialist will work closely with the Chief People an Governance Officer and Board of Directors to implement a modern, effective and compliant governance regime for a Federally Regulated Financial Institution. How does one do this? Glad you asked!

A Governance Specialist does the following:

  • Works independently and effectively manages and prioritizes multiple tasks to ensure requirements are compiled on time and that the important details are not missed. This person is a champion in the use of technology related to business tools and efficiency.
  • Portrays excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to handle complex situations with diplomacy and confidentiality, while coordinating and facilitating interactions between the Board Members and Executive Management.
  • Has a strong attention to detail and accuracy working with the Board of Directors and Executive Management while recording meeting minutes, proofreading and/or editing management reports adhering to standard format, drafting, consolidating, preparing and distributing confidential Board and Committee reports, coordinating direction for annual meetings, collection of data and information of corporate sources all while meeting deadlines.
  • Provides a high quality of research and analysis of Acts, Guidelines and legislation or other relevant material to build comprehensive practices for effective and compliant governance as a Federally Regulated Financial Institution.

Why You Should Apply:

  • You want to be an ambassador of a forward-thinking, member focused organization and provide exceptional proactive support, while maintaining a strong attention to detail and meeting organizational deadlines by supporting our Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Team.
  • You have a Degree in Business, Administration, or other relevant field of education and 4-6 years of job – related experience in Governance, HR, executive level administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • You have a strong understanding of the Microsoft Environment, workflows, board portals and electronic file management.

Vice President, Risk & Finance

Stabilization Central Credit Union (SCCU) is a proactive agency that has been supporting and strengthening BC credit unions facing regulatory difficulties since 1989. It works in partnership with credit unions providing proactive, customized solutions and valuable tools to strengthen their business practices with a focus on stability and sound financial and risk management. SCCU provides proven leadership and direction to member credit unions via its service offerings of Governance, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, and Strategic Planning, to ensure a healthy, self-sustaining credit union system.

The Vice President, Risk & Finance (VP) works closely with the CEO and the board of directors to define, deliver, and improve SCCU services that enhance member credit union sustainability, regulatory compliance in governance and risk management, as well as supporting overall growth. The VP develops relationships and builds trust across the industry, ultimately becoming a key partner of member credit union boards and senior leaders. Travelling throughout the province when required, the VP provides effective relationship management in addition to consistent and impactful program delivery.

The individual will analyze economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on individual and industry-wide credit union operations. They will then identify opportunities to proactively enhance member credit union performance or to mitigate losses through SCCU’s comprehensive suite of services including the Master Bond Program. This support will encompass providing guidance and direction in the application of policies, standards, best practices, and business continuity plans for member organizations as well as SCCU itself.

The ideal candidate is a highly successful and confident professional who brings a strong understanding and application of risk mitigation and financial management for effective and efficient business operations. Possessing multiple years of broad financial senior leadership experience, plus a post-secondary degree in a business or risk management-related field, the successful candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to forge productive partnerships and to create and contribute to a positive and enthusiastic work environment. A detailed understanding of enterprise risk management and an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of partner groups, including the regulator and the credit unions SCCU works with, will be key to this individual’s success.

If this is the next step in your professional career, please visit our website and submit your application to Shaun Carpenter and Matthew Bell at

Vice President Finance & Risk

Become part of a dynamic and successful credit union located in the community of Summerland and nestled in the beautiful Okanagan Valley.

Under direction of the President & CEO, the Vice President of Finance and Risk manages and oversees financial forecasting activities, budgeting reporting and maintenance, fixed asset and depreciation schedules, tax reporting/filing, accounting, general ledger management, asset/liability management, liquidity, investment management/treasury functions, foreign exchange, financial statement preparation, regulatory filings, statistical reports, stress testing, enterprise risk management and provincial regulatory and legislative compliance activities for the credit union.

The VP of Finance and Risk actively participates in the development of corporate strategies and provides strategic leadership and advice on all financial, enterprise risk, and audit matters, directly supervises staff and provides system administration support for operations.


  • Provide overall direction, control and planning for finance, accounting, tax, audit, budget, asset liability management and treasury/investment functions of the credit union.
  • Maintains the Credit Union’s financial records; prepares financial and statistical reports for the Credit Union; prepares and files reports with regulatory bodies; prepares the Credit Union budget in accordance with guidelines from the President & CEO and Board of Directors.
  • Regularly reviews the effectiveness of the accounting and cash management systems and recommends improvements to maintain integrity.
  • Analyzes business, economic, financial conditions and their impact on credit union’s operations; makes recommendations to enhance performance or to mitigate losses including developing and running hypothetical stress tests.
  • Leads the risk management function in the development, reporting and maintenance of corporate strategies and policies.
  • Provides overall direction, control and planning for the enterprise risk management framework. Ensure practices align with policies and procedures and recommend changes to further improve efficiencies and risk.  Follow up on any compliance deficiencies.
  • Manages borrowings, credit limits and securitizations.
  • Manages key relationships with BCFSA and ensures compliance to legislation, regulation and suitable guidelines based on the size and complexity of the credit union.
  • Directly supervises staff by monitoring activities to ensure productivity, efficiency and ensure administrative tasks are completed on schedule. Responsibility includes; hiring, directing job assignments, monitoring performance, coaching, counselling, training, compliance with regulatory requirements and organizational mission, vision and values, policies and work rules.  Review performance and provide recommendations for compensation, promotion and termination, as appropriate.
  • Participates as an active member of the management team by:
    • attending regular management meetings to exchange information on department activities, discuss short- and long-term goals, identify and resolve operational issues and problems using a collaborative approach;
    • attending planning sessions and setting overall goals, objectives and strategies for future growth and development;
    • acting as an advisor to management team in all issues relating to accounting and security,
    • Leads the ALCO discussion at the management meeting
  • Displays knowledge of services offered by the Credit Union; considers and evaluates new services in relation to their financial impact on the Credit Union. Considers, evaluates, recommends and implement improvements where applicable.
  • As Security Officer, ensures the adherence of security procedures with respect to cash holdings by ensuring that cash handling procedures are in accordance with established risk management procedures. Ensures that cash counts are conducted and staff are audited with respect to following security procedures.  Adheres to security procedures as they pertain to the position.
  • Oversees the preparation of financial reporting of subsidiaries.
  • Maintain fixed asset records and the accompanying depreciation schedules.
  • Conducts financial reporting in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Acts as a voting member of the Management Credit Committee.
  • Represents the credit union at external functions.

The above reflects the general details to describe the principal functions of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in this job.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or Professional Accounting Designation
  • Four to six years job related experience



  •  Advanced understanding of International Reporting Standards, audit and financial reporting controls
  • Advanced understanding of Enterprise Risk Management and risk management principles
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Strong governance skills and business acumen
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and possesses a high “EQ”.
  • Working knowledge of Security requirements and procedures

Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to

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