Accounting Technician

The Company:

First Nations Bank of Canada (www.fnbc.ca) is a federally chartered bank servicing Indigenous and non-Indigenous customers throughout Canada. We are focused on delivering superior customer service and offering a full range of personal and business banking products. First Nations Bank has a strong history of growth and profitability with a clear strategy of expansion in the Canadian marketplace and provides ongoing career opportunities for our employees.

Location:

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Accounting Technician to be based in our head office in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on a Monday through Friday work week.

The Challenge: 

Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Technician will be accountable for a high level of support and will contribute to a comprehensive, efficient and accurate reporting process that satisfies both internal and external stakeholder requirements. This position will be required to prepare bank reconciliations, maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts, post journal entries, prepare other statistical, financial and accounting reports and support the accounts payable and payroll function.  To be successful in this position you will require a strong knowledge in the area of accounting, with an emphasis on reconciliations.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the finance or accounting department
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to pay close attention to detail
  • High level of organizational skills with strong accuracy and ability to prioritize daily workload
  • Ability to adjust to changing work priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills with extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong emphasis on bookkeeping and reconciliations is considered an asset
  • Previous experience with regulatory bodies (OSFI, CDIC, FINTRAC, etc), internal/external audits and the banking industry would be an asset.

Compensation:

First Nations Bank of Canada offers an attractive comprehensive compensation and benefits package where individual and team performance is recognized and rewarded.


Make First Nations Bank of Canada Your First Choice

Please submit your cover page and resume to:

                First Nations Bank of Canada

                Attention: Cheryl Foster, CFO

                Email: cheryl.foster@fnbc.ca    

Associate Manager, Regulatory Oversight

Associate Manager, Regulatory Oversight

Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation

Who we are:

Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation (the Corporation) is the deposit guarantor for Saskatchewan credit unions and the primary regulator for Saskatchewan credit unions and SaskCentral, together, Provincially Regulated Financial Institutions (PRFIs). We work closely with these institutions to ensure they employ sound business practices to enhance the strength and stability of the Saskatchewan credit union system.

 

We are seeking a confident, highly motivated professional who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment to join our Regulatory Oversight division. Regulatory Oversight is responsible for regulatory policy and prevention initiatives, oversight of the deposit guarantee fund, and monitoring the performance and practices of PRFIs. Our employees benefit from gaining experience and exposure to a wide variety of aspects within the financial services industry.

 

What you’ll do:

As an Associate Manager, you will join a team of professionals that collaborate with internal and external system partners in support of the Corporation’s mandate to instill confidence in the Saskatchewan credit union system. You will:

  • monitor the performance of PRFIs to proactively identify risk and communicate actions required to mitigate risk to depositor funds and the guarantee fund
  • build, manage, and maintain effective strategic relationships to accomplish corporate objectives, with a primary focus on monitoring activities and effective PRFI self-regulation
  • review and approve regulatory requests from PRFIs to ensure compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements
  • research, develop, and implement regulatory policy to ensure an effective and responsible framework for the regulations of PRFIs
  • participate in the development and implementation of the Corporation’s preventive strategy to enhance the stability of the Saskatchewan credit union system
  • conduct ongoing research and analysis of the financial services industry, Saskatchewan credit union system, and the regulatory and economic environment

 

What you’ll need:

  • three to five years of experience in a related field, preferably with exposure to financial services or a regulatory environment
  • experience in the oversight of financial institutions, either internally through an institution’s oversight function (e.g., audit, compliance, risk, etc.) or externally through a regulatory body, would be considered an asset
  • undergraduate degree in commerce or business or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • proven knowledge of policy development, governance, risk management, and financial analysis and reporting; strong research, communication, and writing skills are required

 

Core competencies focus on decision making, problem solving, teamwork, communication, relationship management, and conflict resolution.

 

What we offer:

We offer competitive benefits including immediate coverage of health and dental insurance, matched pension contributions, an employee wellness program, maternity/parental benefits, and education, training, and development opportunities. For more information on the Corporation, please visit our website www.cudgc.sk.ca.

 

The Corporation values and supports workplace diversity. We believe diverse ideas, opinions, and perspectives make our organization stronger.

 

Ready to Apply?

 

The position will be open until filled. Please submit your cover letter and resume stating competition number RO-ASMGR by to HR@cudgc.sk.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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?

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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 Rosetown branch. 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 Cara Nisbet, Vice President Human Resources, at 306-882-5563. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before August 8, 2022 to: careers@pccu.ca.

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

VP Business Solutions

National Consulting Limited is a credit union – focused organization which provides products and services to assist credit union operations nationally. We are looking to hire a creative, energetic seasoned professional with proven business development abilities to lead a team in the delivery of products and services to credit unions across Canada.  This is a one-year term position, with potential to become permanent.

The Job

The successful candidate will have strong people leadership skills, be a strategic thinker, and be responsible for the business unit’s budgets and financial performance to attain targeted results.  Reporting to the CEO, the VP Business Solutions will provide strategic leadership and strong communication to lead a team in growing products and services to continually meet the needs of credit unions. Building relationships with credit unions will be essential to the success of the position. This position can work remotely and requires flexibility and some travel.

The Candidate

  • Ideal candidate will have progressive experience in a senior management role ideally gained in the financial services industry
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the credit union or co-operative system, with a strong understanding of credit union operations
  • Undergraduate degree in Commerce, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with stakeholders, vendors and partners.
  • Provide leadership and foster a positive culture that supports communication, collaboration and high performance as well as staff engagement, satisfaction and personal development.
  • Regulatory compliance or risk management experience or designations
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, you will build trusting relationships with credit union management and deliver excellent client experience
  • Strategic thinker
  • Detail orientated with proven ability to handle multiple initiatives
  • Leading and managing to achieve targeted revenue and profitability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are key requirements for this role

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence, to humanresources@biggarcu.ca by Monday, July 29, 2022.

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

National Consulting Limited is owned by a consortium of 26 Saskatchewan credit unions and partners with credit unions across Canada to provide expertise in Risk Services such as Compliance, AML, Fraud Protection, Privacy, Procurement, Banking and Card Services.

Senior Financial Analyst

You’re invited to make a difference… as a Senior Financial Analyst.

At Kindred Credit Union, you will be part of cooperative banking that connects values and faith with finances, inspiring peaceful, just, and prosperous communities.

Reporting to the Director, Finance, the primary focus of this full time role is to interpret and apply legislative and regulatory requirements to ensure the credit union maintains compliance within the areas related to Finance.  The application of this legislation and regulatory requirements is in the form of the calculation of key financial metrics (capital, liquidity, and securitization ratios) and preparation of monthly and annual reporting to the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA), Kindred’s provincial regulator.  In addition, to contribute expertise and analysis to support finance department responsibilities relating to budget, treasury, and financial/cost analysis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares monthly and annual reporting to regulator (FSRA), including calculation of key financial ratios including capital, liquidity, and securitization.
  • Performs complex accounting analysis (i.e. IFRS9 ECL analysis).
  • Provides support for Foreign Exchange relating to the Treasury function
  • Supports the annual budget with analysis, in collaboration with the Director, Finance.
  • Contributes expertise in financial analysis in support of project work and business cases.
  • Leads response to requests for data from regulators on behalf of the credit union.

What to bring

With an accounting designation and industry experience, you bring your analytical mind and attention to detail to your work. A strong collaborator, you possess strong communication and relationship building skills and enjoy partnering with others to build solutions and address emerging needs.  Finally, you bring an active commitment to Kindred’s shared values and purpose.

 Plus, you bring your qualifications and experience:

  • An undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A professional accounting designation
  • 4-6 years of experience in a similar role, preferably within financial services
  • Experience with regulatory bodies is a definite asset

Why Kindred

You will be part of a collaborative workplace where you’ll be asked to participate in the business and share your voice. You’ll be expected to continually grow your skills and abilities and to share your expertise and experience with colleagues. For many roles, we offer flexible and remote options that we can discuss with you.

We believe that your life is bigger than any job, so we’ll work together to achieve work-life quality and to care for your overall wellness. And of course, your rewards package includes competitive total compensation plus an array of financial products and services at preferred rates for staff. When you choose Kindred to further your career, you’re joining an engaged workforce at a certified B Corp™ that is committed to using business as a force for good™ and acting as an advocate for a Living Wage.

RSVP

Ready to choose Kindred?  Apply with your resume and cover letter explaining why you want to work for Kindred.  Next onboarding is scheduled for August.  We look forward to connecting with you!

Loans Financial Service Administrator

Loans Financial Service Administrator

Reports to: VP-Retail Services / Asst VP-Corporate Services
Salary Pay Band: 9 ($38,670 – $51,560)
Last Revised: June 2022

Position Overview
The Summerland & District Credit Union (SDCU) Loans Financial Service Administrator (LFSA) plays an essential
role in support and assistance to Staff & members while providing service excellence and fostering
relationships with their positive attitude and excellent product knowledge. The LFSA understands
the importance of ensuring that lending documentation and processes are completed accurately and in
a timely manner. The successful applicant has a positive and adaptable approach with strong
attention to detail, excellent technology skills, excels in a flexible & fluid work environment,
and has effective relationship building skills both within the organization and externally with
member interactions.

A key function of the role is to ensure an exceptional level of service for staff and members to
enhance the brand of SCU throughout the region as a respected leader of financial solutions.

Key Responsibilities

Service Leadership
Creating value; growing member relationships; learning and development
• Provide lending support as needed, including processing, posting, auditing and verification of loan applications and related documentation to ensure accuracy in computerized loan systems and manual paperwork completion, or other related tasks providing appropriate documentation preparation, correction and processing within appropriate relative risk, legislation and/ or regulations
• Working with all SCU staff, adopt, implement, and maintain the best practices from established practices, procedures, and policies.
• Provide support for Lending departments, as well as other departments or positions as required
• Serve, inform, and educate Members with respect to their financial goals and opportunities through the provision of ongoing financial services, KYC annual reviews and other applicable compliance-mandated processes, and/or other Member contact processes, including routine merchant Mastercard inquires, or refer to Merchant Solutions as required
• Maintain loan security for personal loans and assist commercial department with other duties as required

• Keep apprised of changing rules and regulations pertaining to relevant legislation requirements, as well as keeping a current knowledge of all SCU lending, and deposit products and services.
• Act as internal auditor for all retail staff’s day work, checking accuracy against banking system and reports; reviews and corrects banking system anomalies identified on BI reports; tracks day work to identify serious errors, misuse, or training needs; reports exceptions to appropriate Manager
• Process all documents received from Retail Services, or other departments, as required
• Administer all applicable registered products, including all reporting
• Monitor and deliver exceptional performance with agreed upon goals; adopt and ensure ongoing personal development.

Member & Community Experience
Building member loyalty; staying informed; building community connections
• Understand and demonstrate commitment to our enterprise-wide Vision, Mission, and Values
• Build member loyalty and trust by exercising sound judgement and thoughtful consideration in delivering exceptional member experience
• Enhance own profile and professional image in the community by participating in community events, associations and/or partnerships.

Employee Experience
Engagement; teamwork; leadership; learning; commitment; accountability
• Maintain and expand technical knowledge of financial products, systems, and services
• Promote teamwork and cooperation as a peer leader; act as a mentor and role model to share knowledge and skills to assist and support talent development
• Maintain a positive, responsive, and respectful relationship with peers
• Support staff and encourage collaboration to accomplish common goals
• Expanding knowledge of digital imaging / repository processes to process documents and answer staff queries
• Recognize and celebrate team successes; encourage teamwork and collaboration.

Risk Management
Member confidence; risk/loss mitigation
• Ensure all documentation is prepared and/or executed in accordance with established policies, procedures, and relevant legislation by keeping apprised of changing rules and regulations as well as keeping a current knowledge of all SCU lending, and deposit products and services.
• Demonstrate a high level of risk management knowledge and ensure adherence to all legislative and regulatory requirements
• Maintain up to date and complete Member files with documentation in hardcopy and/or electronic form as required.
• Expanding knowledge of fraud management processes & anti-money laundering (AML) policies
• Electronic files are maintained utilizing approved software
• Adhere to all policies and procedures to mitigate risk of loss to Summerland Credit Union
• Display confidence and exercise sound judgement in decision making
• Take necessary action on issues or concerns arising from reviews and audits

Skills & Attributes
• Passion for delivering exceptional member/client service and dedicated to building strong relationships and connections in the community
• Committed to personal growth and development. Responsible for ensuring skills and knowledge are up to date to meet industry and position requirements
• Instills confidence and trust of others through thoughtful, clear, and open communication
• Demonstrates a good knowledge of computer skills, including MS Windows and Office program environments
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
• Organizes work and assignment of tasks to maximize efficiency and responsibilities
• Displays strong awareness of policies, procedures, and practices as they relate to a lending environment to ensure requirements are met and improved as identified
• Understanding and confident ability to deal with lending, deposit, and insurance products
• Demonstrates strong attention to detail and accuracy in completing work and providing information
• Takes a proactive and respectful approach in addressing problems, issues, or conflict with a positive view to reaching new and better solutions

Experience & Education
• Minimum three (3) years in related job experience (financial, retail or hospitality industries)
• Secondary school diploma
• Completion of CUIC Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning course
• Minimum one-year post-secondary formal education, or equivalent
• Maintain proficiency with developing systems, applications, and productivity programs
• Combined experience and post-secondary education in the areas that are directly related to industry will be considered

Treasury Analyst

Williams Lake and District Credit Union

Williams Lake, BC

 

Treasury Analyst

Williams Lake Administration Branch

 

Williams Lake and District Credit Union has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, service-focused Treasury Analyst to work out of the Williams Lake Branch.

 

The Community

 

Williams Lake is just a one-hour flight or a scenic day trip (546 km) north on Highway 97 from Vancouver, making it very easy to access. Within a three-hour drive, residents can also access the major cities of Prince George to the north and Kamloops to the southeast. Whatever cannot be found locally is accessible within easy driving distance on major highways. Williams Lake has many amenities, including a modern recreation centre and pool, an extensive trail network for mountain biking and hiking, arts and culture activities delivered through many clubs and societies, the largest shopping area in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast, and the opportunity for post-secondary education offered through Thompson Rivers University’s Williams Lake Campus. http://www.tru.ca/williamslake.html

 

Affordable real estate offers an opportunity to own land only minutes from town and the ability to purchase a home within city limits at very affordable prices compared to many Canadian cities. With all four seasons represented and significant sunshine hours (308 days on average), Williams Lake is ranked number 5 across Canada by weatherstats.ca for the highest number of sunny days during warm months. There is plenty to keep outdoor enthusiasts busy. Surrounded by over 800 lakes, the area is a fishing hotspot. The dry climate makes it more likely to experience the outdoors in the sunshine when hunting, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking or enjoying winter sporting activities.

 

Overall, Williams Lake offers an affordable lifestyle for the family or the young adventurer.

 

The Opportunity

 

Reporting to the Manager Accounting and Centralized Services, you will have four to six years’ experience in administration ideally in a Credit Union or Banking environment.

 

You will provide prompt, professional, courteous and accurate services to internal and external members performing, overseeing and reporting on a variety of treasury and finance duties, procedures and analysis relating to the Credit Union; executing day-to-day cash forecasting processes; and making investments and maintaining financial processes and reporting.

 

As the ideal candidate you have completed a business degree or diploma with a specialization in Finance or Economics, CFA, or a professional accounting designation. One year experience in treasury, preferably in the financial services industry; knowledge of both treasury management principles and practices; asset and liability management and liquidity concepts will be a recommendation.

 

We offer a competitive compensation package, including benefits, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested applicants may submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence by, July 22, 2022 to:

 

Manager, Human Resources

Williams Lake and District Credit Union

139 North 3rd Avenue

Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A5

Fax: (250) 392 4361

E- mail: resume@wldcu.com

Williams Lake and District Credit Union thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted. For more information on Williams Lake and District Credit Union, please visit our website at www.wldcu.coop.

 

Senior Commercial Account Manager

The Company:
First Nations Bank of Canada (www.fnbc.ca) is a federally chartered bank servicing Indigenous and non-Indigenous customers throughout Canada. We are focused on delivering superior customer service and offering a full range of personal and business banking products. As an equal opportunity employer, we are rapidly expanding in the Canadian marketplace and provide ongoing career opportunities for our employees.

The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Manager Commercial Banking you will be accountable for growing and managing a portfolio of commercial relationships. Your years of directly related experience will enable you to develop an effective sales strategy for growing your portfolio and increasing annual revenues and profitability for the Bank. Your duties will include but not limited to building and maintaining relationships, analyzing financials, managing risk and structuring and presenting commercial credit deals with a consistent emphasis on customer service.

Location: This position will be situated in our Winnipeg, Manitoba office.

Qualifications:
• An experienced banker with a minimum of 3 years in relationship management in commercial lending that encompassed developing and implementing a sales strategy to grow your portfolio and structure credit
• Proven ability to manage a portfolio in a complex Commercial and First Nations Industry
• Results orientated with proven success in growing revenue and profitability
• Ability to succeed with a positive attitude towards sales and ability to identify business opportunities
• Demonstrated strength in business development and customer relationship management skills
• Sound credit judgment and understanding of credit policies and practices
• Flexibility to travel as required without limitation
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Knowledge of Indigenous banking would be a strong asset

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@fnbc.ca 

We thank those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Commercial Account Manager

Our Company:
First Nations Bank of Canada (www.fnbc.ca) is a federally chartered bank servicing Indigenous and non-Indigenous customers throughout Canada. We are focused on delivering superior customer service and offering a full range of personal and business banking products. As an equal opportunity employer, we are rapidly expanding in the Canadian marketplace and provide ongoing career opportunities for our employees.

The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Manager Commercial Banking you will be accountable for growing and managing a portfolio of commercial relationships. Your years of directly related experience will enable you to develop an effective sales strategy for growing your portfolio and increasing annual revenues and profitability for the Bank. Your duties will include but not limited to building and maintaining relationships, analyzing financials, managing risk and structuring and presenting commercial credit deals with a consistent emphasis on customer service.

Location: This position will be situated in our Winnipeg, Manitoba office.

Your Qualifications:
• An experienced banker with a minimum of 2 years in commercial lending
• Results orientated with proven success in growing revenue and profitability
• Ability to succeed with a positive attitude towards sales and ability to identify business opportunities
• Demonstrated strength in business development and customer relationship management skills
• Sound credit judgment and understanding of credit policies and practices
• Flexibility to travel primarily as required without limitation
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Knowledge of Indigenous banking would be a strong asset

Please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@fnbc.ca

We thank those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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