Loans Officer

At ABCU Credit Union Ltd. (ABCU) our culture is based on our passion to be financial professionals that are dedicated to doing what is right for our credit union and our members.  We embrace employee strengths and strive to empower employees to make the right decisions quickly and accurately every day.  Our team members are provided with the tools to deliver a meaningful member experience in an environment that values and supports their contributions.

The Loans Officer role is a key member of ABCU’s credit team.  The primary responsibility is to proactively manage the consumer credit needs of our members.

EXPERIENCE

  • Three to five years of job-related/industry experience.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Ability to work efficiently without sacrificing accuracy is essential.
  • Comfort and ability to work with a high level of detail/accuracy.
  • Completion of CUIC General Studies Program preferred or working towards (may be waived depending upon experience).
  • A combination of post-secondary education and work experience will be considered.

 EDUCATION

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma preferred.

RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Retain and consolidate of existing member to the Credit Union.
  • Attract new credit opportunities.
  • Work closely with Credit Advisor, Loans Administrator, Contact Centre, and Branch staff.
  • Successfully complete the “Personal Lending and Mortgages Course” (PLM) offered through Canadian Securities Institute within 6 months of hire.
  • Successfully complete the “Personal Financial Services Advice (PFSA)” offered through Canadian Securities Institute within 1 year of hire.
  • Requires expert knowledge of consumer lending products and sales techniques.

Interested candidates please provide a cover letter, salary expectations and resume to Cindy Bennett at general@abcu.ca

ABCU Credit Union thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Closing date: This position will remain vacant until a suitable candidate is identified.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Vice President Retail Relationships

Are you a talented, results-driven leader looking to mentor a team committed to delivering an exceptional member experience? Do you have a natural passion for rural Saskatchewan and all that makes it unique? Are you a strategic, big picture thinker who can align strategies with multiple stakeholders in order to achieve corporate goals?

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Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a permanent full-time opportunity for the position of Vice President Retail Relationships. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Vice President Retail Relationships is a key member of the senior leadership team whose passion will be to exceed expected results while fostering an environment of employee engagement. The successful candidate will oversee the team responsible for promoting and maintaining exceptional member relationships, to foster corporate growth in both loans and deposits.  He or she 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:

  • Build value-based relationships with internal stakeholders to include direct reports, management, and staff
  • Create an environment which inspires the relationship team and collaborate to develop creative and innovative approaches to achieving results
  • Empower and encourage direct reports to think outside the box to maximize the overall member service experience
  • Ensure exceptional member relationships and product and service delivery
  • Develop and oversee business development, growth, and community engagement strategies
  • Achieve growth targets as set out by the corporate strategy
  • Develop, coach, motivate, and mentor the Senior Relationship Managers within PCCU
  • Assist managers in the development of annual business plan and budgets
  • Promote the credit union and participate in member and community events
  • Flexible and/or extended work hours may be required at times, with regular travel to branch locations

Qualifications:

  • Relevant undergraduate degree, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Associate or Fellow of the Credit Union designation would be an asset
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a leadership position with the demonstrated ability to achieve sales/growth targets
  • Proven supervision at a senior level with emphasis on sales management, coaching, accountability, and performance management
  • Exceptionally strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

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 Adam Johb, Chief Operating Officer, at 306-882-5642. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before March 11, 2022 to: careers@pccu.ca.

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

Business Advisor

Permanent Full-Time 

Open Until Filled

Swift Current & South Region Advice Centres

Annual Salary: $70,529 – $97,958

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

Manager of Lending Services

Manager of Lending Services
Permanent Full Time
Accent Credit Union

The Lending Services Team at Accent Credit Union serves our members both in branch and from a distance.  The ever-growing lending portfolio includes consumer, agriculture, and commercial files.  We pride ourselves in providing a member experience that is second to none, leading to satisfied, loyal members.  We are competitive in the market, and trust-worthy.  In a world of change, we embrace it, and strive to offer convenience, and simplicity for our members in the form of the latest technology, enhancing our ability to offer a fully electronic lending experience.

Your current experience in a leadership, or senior lender role has prepared you for this employment opportunity.  You are committed to life-long learning, and you have a desire to learn and grow with your team.  Not only do you encourage staff development, but you are a champion of this important leadership competency, preparing your team members for their own career growth.  You are able to adapt to each of your subordinate’s needs, and you will modify your approach and their learning plans to ensure their success.  Afterall, as your team grows, the credit union will too!

You have an in-depth understanding of lending practices and procedures.  The ideal candidate will have many years of service in the credit union system or financial services industry, and a minimum of seven to ten years of job related experience.  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.  Working closely with the Manager of Lending Administration, you will ensure all loans are in compliance with sound business practice, legislation, regulations, and policies and procedures.

Building relationships is important. In fact, it is essential to our business!  Another key part of the Manager 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 Quill Lake Branch.  You will be required to travel to our other branches, on a regular basis.  You will be part of an amazing team, working together to meet the member’s and organization’s goals!

Education & Qualifications

·       University Degree or Professional Designation ·       Working knowledge of computer systems
·       Seven – Ten 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, 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.  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.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter in confidence by February 28, 2022, to:
Guy Martin, Chief Executive Officer | 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.

Senior Advisor

This is a great opportunity to build your professional career and create a future at SASCU!

We invite you to be part of a team where you can feel good about the work you do and the positive impact on the communities we serve in the Shuswap region. We believe in fostering a work environment that is the perfect blend of friendliness, support and professionalism, not to mention, fun! Add in competitive salary and benefit packages, along with perks such as an employee incentive plan, reduced banking fees and spectacular natural scenery, and you’ll see why SASCU is an award-winning employer.

As a Senior Advisor, you will build deep relationships with members by learning what is important to them and then providing customized, advice-driven solutions that will guide them on their financial journey.

What you’ll do:

  • Advise members on a full range of deposit and investment products, including new personal and business accounts, mutual funds, registered products, and term deposits.
  • Offer personal and small business lending products and services, including mortgages, personal loans, lines of credit, credit cards, and associated insurance products.
  • Service and manage an assigned portfolio of estate accounts.
  • Interview loan applicants, analyze credit information, and make recommendations on creditworthiness.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities within an assigned portfolio and through referrals, connecting members to colleagues when appropriate to ensure the members’ financial needs are fully met.
  • Demonstrate a strong knowledge of the financial planning process by partnering with organizational specialists who can assist members with customized financial solutions.
  • Take a lead role in promotions and other activities to build the membership base and have a positive impact on the community.
  • Take personal responsibility for delivery of the SASCU Member Experience and contribute to creating a warm and welcoming environment.

What you’ll bring:

  • Two years of post-secondary education or equivalent.
  • 4 to 6 years of progressive experience, including cash, investments, and lending services.
  • Registration as a Mutual Funds Representative, or enrollment in the Investment Funds in Canada (IFC) course within 3 months of attaining position, with the intention to register as a Mutual Funds Representative.
  • Strong sales record, with an aptitude for business development and relationship building.
  • Ability to quickly learn SASCU products and services, policies and procedures, as well as branch and specialist roles.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • High level of ownership, accountability, and initiative.

This is a full-time position working 5 days per week within the operating hours of the branch. It is 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 $900 million in assets. Learn more at www.sascu.com

 

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. Employment offers will be conditional on the candidate providing satisfactory proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject only to valid legal or medical exceptions, and complying with all pandemic/epidemic control measures affecting the workplace.

Lending Service Representative

We are seeking three experienced, full-time Lending Service Representatives to be based out of our Ogema, Tribune and/or Radville Branches. Reporting to the Business Development Manager, responsibilities include interviewing members and potential members, analyzing loan applications, granting and/or recommending consumer, agricultural and commercial loans and mortgages and ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures. The position is also responsible for collection activity and cross-selling the full range of Credit Union products.

Looking to expand your career? We will consider hiring the right candidates for a Lending Service Representative Trainee position. An LSR trainee must be a motivated individual with some financial education/experience and a commitment to the financial services industry and credit union system. An LSR Trainee will work with our experienced Lending Team and management to kickstart their career.

Preferred/Ideal Qualifications:
• 2-4+ years of experience, consumer, agricultural, and/or commercial lending.
• One year of related post-secondary education. (a combination of education and experience will be considered)
• Ability to interpret complex member financial information, assess risk and determine product/service opportunities.
• Proven success working in a sales, service and goal oriented environment.
• Highly motivated with excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
• A demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.

The Credit Union / Organization:
Radius Credit Union is a rural based community focused credit union with seven (7) branches, assets over $465 million and nearly 50 employees serving 4700 members. Radius Credit Union builds relationships by providing financial solutions and supporting its communities. Employee engagement is valued and there is ample opportunity for growth for career minded individuals.

The Communities:
Radius Credit Union has seven branch locations in Avonlea, Ceylon, Pangman, Ogema, Radville, Torquay and Tribune. We have been serving the area for over 60 years! All branch locations are based in rural southern Saskatchewan Towns and Villages. Each of our communities have varying amenities, recreational facilities and services. With major shopping and service centers within a 1- 1.5 hour drive.

Compensation:
Radius Credit Union offers a competitive compensation package including a 7% matched defined contribution pension plan administered by the Co-operative Superannuation Society, participation in a Variable Incentive Program, a full range of employee benefits including medical, dental, EAP and life/disability insurance.

If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, please submit your resume, in confidence, by December 24, 2021 via email or mail to:
Radius Credit Union Box 339 Ogema, SK S0C 1Y0

Attn: Michelle Leonard, HR & Marketing Coordinator michelle.leonard@radiuscu.com
Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been hired. We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those under consideration 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, Lending Services

The Credit Union:

Rocky Credit Union is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains that is committed to maintaining a high standard of personal services.  This is your opportunity to join a dynamic team of financial professionals in a vibrant organization.

The Position:

The Manager, Lending Services oversees all commercial, agricultural, retail lending activities.  This position ensures all lending activities follow sound business practices, legislation, regulations, and policies and procedures.  The Manager, Lending Services is also responsible, but not limited to, the following:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Initiate action to improve growth and development of the Rocky Credit Union’s loan portfolio by pursuing new business and establishing and maintaining liaison with business and community contacts.
  • Effectively mentor, coach and develop lending staff to ensure sales and business development objectives are achieved and members receive consistent level of quality, personalized service.
  • Manage the lending staff of Rocky Credit Union to ensure compliance with established business practices, legislation, regulations, by-laws, policies and procedures
  • Develop and recommend changes to policies and procedures for effective and efficient lending services
  • Resolve complex lending issues and member complaints referred by staff to ensure needs of members and Rocky Credit Union are met
  • Completion of regulatory reporting requirements on an on-going basis.
  • Organize, schedule and monitor lending service activities to ensure maximum service levels are being provided to members and that work flows smoothly.
  • Manage an assigned loan portfolio through the analysis of loan requests based on character, capacity, and collateral to safeguard member deposits and the viability of Rocky Credit Union.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement changes to policies and procedures in the lending department.
  • Provide input in the creation of lending sales targets and marketing plans.
  • Establish performance standards, conduct performance appraisals, and identify training and development needs of departmental staff.
  • Develop department budget and monitor performance in relation to budget.

The Person:

  • Post-secondary education plus seven years combined retail and commercial lending experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage, coach, motivate and develop employees
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good understanding of credit union regulatory requirements.
  • Time management & detailed oriented.
  • An awareness of external economic environment
  • Excellent negotiation and problem resolution skills.
  • Prior supervisory experience is an asset.

Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and in accordance with Rocky Credit Union’s Rewards and Motivation program.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.

Closing Date:

  • December 13, 2021 at noon

Submit Resume in Confidence To:

jshanks@rockycu.com with ‘Manager, Lending Services’ as the subject

Manager of Lending

Located in the coveted Kootenay region, Heritage Credit Union (HCU) is proud to be one of the longest running community-based Credit Unions in BC’s Kootenay region. HCU is dedicated to providing full financial services to the local community with branches in Castlegar, Slocan Valley, and the West Boundary.  We are committed to being a progressive, financially strong, goal-orientated organization always placing our members and cooperative philosophy first and foremost.

The Opportunity

HCU is currently recruiting for the position of Manager of Lending.  This is a permanent, full-time employment opportunity working from the administration offices located in Castlegar, BC.

Reporting to the CEO, and as a member of the senior management team, this position is responsible to  provide strategic leadership and advice on all credit (commercial and retail) related matters throughout the organization. Overseeing the organization’s credit activities, this position is responsible for leading, coaching, and directing the team of professionals within the lending department to ensure we are providing our members with quality service and advice to achieve organizational goals and targets.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Participating in the development of corporate strategies by identifying short and long-term objectives and contributing to the design and development of policies and programs;
  • Initiating action to improve growth and development of the credit union’s loan portfolio by pursuing new business and establishing and maintaining liaison with business and community contacts;
  • Effectively mentor, coach and develop staff to ensure sales and business development objectives are achieved and members receive consistent level of quality, personalized service;
  • Managing the lending staff of the credit union to ensure compliance with established business practices, legislation, regulations, by-laws, policies, and procedures;
  • Developing and recommending changes to policies and procedures for effective and efficient lending services;
  • Identifying risk issues and ensuring processes are in place to effectively identify and manage risk and delinquent accounts;
  • Resolving complex lending issues and member complaints referred by staff to ensure needs of members and the credit union are met;
  • Aiding in the development and administration of processes for product and service referrals to varying credit union departments and subsidiaries;
  • Completion of regulatory reporting requirements on an on-going basis;
  • Active contributor to the applicable committees as required;
  • Act as a liaison with auditors on lending files and loans administration activities.

 

Qualification and Skill Requirements

The preferred candidate will possess a minimum of five to seven years related financial institution experience and post-secondary education in Commerce, Business or Finance.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Our preferred candidate will also demonstrate:

  • An understanding of credit adjudication principles, policies and procedures and a proven track record of responsible adjudication;
  • Demonstrated experience including at least five years of personal and commercial lending experience, some at the supervisory level;
  • An understanding of credit union regulatory requirements;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage, coach, motivate and develop employees to ensure high productivity;
  • Good organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines providing service-oriented solutions to both internal and external customers;
  • An awareness of the external economic environment.

 

At Heritage Credit Union we are pleased to offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, company paid benefits, health care spending account, pension, paid time off, bonus incentives, as well as the benefits of living in the highly desired Kootenay region.  https://destinationcastlegar.com

If you are looking to further your career within a successful, community-minded organization, HCU could be the place for you.  Check us out at: https://www.heritagecu.ca

 

To Apply

Interested candidates can apply by quoting posting #21-02 and submitting a cover letter and resume via email by December 15, 2021: hr@heritagecu.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

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