Commercial Account Manager II

Interior Savings is a locally-based financial institution serving the Interior Region of British Columbia; we are one of the largest credit unions in the province. Our customers are our members, our members are our owners, and our success begins and ends with you.  Our Way Forward is to make a positive difference in people’s lives and enrich each member’s life journey while keeping the human touch in a digital world. Interior Savings takes pride in the fact that we operate in a socially responsible manner and are highly visible supporters of the communities we serve. That’s local money for local good.

If you would like to be part of a team that makes a positive difference in people’s lives, check out this great opportunity.

We are seeking a Full Time Commercial Account Manager II in our Kelowna area. The Commercial Account Manager II supports Interior Savings’ vision of sales & service excellence by developing valuable long-term relationships with members, pro-actively determining & fulfilling their commercial credit needs and ensuring verification of secure documentation.

Through strong communication and sales leadership you will develop, pursue and pro-actively manage assigned accounts, referral opportunities and external business opportunities. You will collect and compile information and analyze various reports and trends. You will grant loans to finance commercial activity. Recognize member needs and promote lending products & deposit services and refer more complex requests to respective Credit union professionals.

Your experience will assist you in maintaining the credit quality of the portfolio through collections activity, including asset realization and/or legal situations as well as assisting in the training and mentoring of other team members. You will also perform other duties as assigned.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or a diploma requiring 3-4 years of full time study or equivalent.

 Experience/Knowledge

  • 4-6 years of job related experience in the commercial lending field.
  • Working knowledge of the writing and adjudication of small business and commercial credit.
  • Incumbent must have his/her own vehicle and be willing to travel.

“For more information or to apply for this position please visit our website: www.interiorsavings.com”

We thank all applicants for their interest and will contact short-listed candidates only.

Senior Service Representative

Create your future with SASCU. We invite you to be part of a team where you can feel good about the work you do and the positive impact you will have in the communities we serve in the Shuswap. We believe in fostering a work environment that is the perfect blend of friendliness, support, and professionalism (not to mention fun)! Add in a comprehensive total rewards program which includes a competitive base salary and variable pay program, plus health and retirement benefits and much more!

As a Senior Service Representative, you will support the Branch Manager to provide day-to-day direction and support to the front-line team to achieve objectives, ensure operational efficiency to ensure SASCU’s Member Experience is consistently delivered. You will support the efficient delivery of sales and service by undertaking administrative duties to ensure branch services are provided in a safe and secure manner and provide front-line sales and service to members.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Support front-line staff by being a resource and providing in-the-moment and observational coaching, guidance, and technical direction on all front-line products, services, policies, and procedures.
  • Support with front-line staffing, training, and team development.
  • Take ownership of member concerns and resolve or support staff in correcting complex and/or difficult member service situations.
  • Perform Service Representative and Service Specialist duties as required to ensure prompt, professional service to members.
  • Undertake scheduling activities including administering the timecards and vacation schedule for the branch and front-line staff.
  • Oversee and monitor front line activities to ensure for the provision of maximum service levels and the smooth flow of work.
  • Oversee branch cash flows and other negotiable items.
  • Oversee and provide support to troubleshoot ATM, TCR, coin counter, and various other computer issues that can be resolved within the branch.
  • Conduct and oversee a variety of audit activities to ensure compliance with procedures, policies, and regulations.
  • Work closely with the Branch Manager to create and support the annual business plan.

 

What you’ll bring:

  • One year of post-secondary education or equivalent.
  • 2-4 years’ financial services experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A high level of ownership, accountability, and initiative
  • Demonstrated sales skills and a solid understanding of credit union products and services, and branch and specialist roles.
  • A high level of comfort with technology and proficiency using banking software, desktop programs, and cash dispensing equipment;
  • Are committed to continuous learning and self-development.

 

This is a full-time, Tuesday to Saturday position. 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 $1 billion 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.

Contact Centre / Financial Services Representative

Contact Centre / Financial Services Representative

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

Position Overview
Summerland Credit Union (SCU) Contact Centre / Financial Service Representative (CC FSR) plays an essential front-line role on the branch team and is dedicated to assisting and advising members with their financial needs. They understand the importance of placing the right products and services in the hands of our members or referring them to fellow experts. Building trust and loyalty with each member interaction, the CC FSR gains a deeper understanding of the member needs to deliver financial solutions that will enhance their financial well-being.

A key function of this role is to utilize networking, make sound decisions, recommendations, and / or referrals to support growth, retention, and profitability. The CC FSR strives for an exceptional level of service and plays a vital role in front line member interaction to maintain positive member relationships while enhancing the brand of SCU throughout the region as a respected leader of financial solutions.

Key Responsibilities

Sales & Service Promotion
Creating value; growing member relationships; learning and development
• Develop member relationships, as well as promote and complete the sale of a range of deposit products by identifying and pursuing opportunities within existing member portfolio through referrals
• Provide individualized financial counseling and information to members on loan services, electronic services, credit cards, deposit and services products offered, including evaluating loan requirements, and making recommendations to lending staff
• Respond to members’ enquiries positively by providing information on the features of each product and service; resolve routine member problems and concerns with all credit union products & services or refer members to another team member for lending.
• Proactively contact members periodically to identify present and future needs for additional opportunities
• Keep apprised of changing rules and regulations pertaining to relevant legislation requirements, lending, deposit products and services.
• Provide support for other departments or positions as required

Member Experience & Community Involvement
Building member loyalty; staying informed; building community connections
• Build member loyalty and trust by exercising sound judgement and thoughtful consideration in delivering exceptional member experience
• Gain a deep understanding and demonstrate commitment to living our Vision, Mission, and Values
• Cultivate new opportunities and enhance long term relationships that contributes to a positive member experience while building future opportunities
• Demonstrate functional knowledge of all products and services and use active listening skills when interacting with members to identify financial needs, goals, and objectives
• Maintain a professional appearance and organized workspace; with each member interaction provide a welcoming environment by using their name and addressing needs/concerns in a professional manner
• Enhance own profile and professional image in the community by participating in community events, associations and/or partnerships
• Effectively and efficiently complete various member servicing activities and administrative duties.

Employee Experience
Engagement; teamwork; leadership; learning; commitment; accountability
• 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 and expand technical knowledge of financial products, systems, and services
• Maintain a positive, responsive, and respectful relationship with peers
• Recognize and celebrate team successes; encourage teamwork and collaboration
• Support staff and encourage collaboration to accomplish common goals.

Risk Management
Member confidence; risk/loss mitigation
• Ensure all documentation pertaining to accounts, products and services is prepared and/or executed in accordance with established policies, procedures, and relevant legislation
• Adhere to all policies and procedures to mitigate risk of loss to SCU
• 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
• Display confidence and exercise sound judgement in decision making

Skills & Attributes
• Passion for delivering exceptional member/client service and dedicated to building strong relationships and connections in the community
• Committed to professional growth and development. Responsible for ensuring skills and knowledge are up to date to meet industry and position requirements
• Grows member relationships by actively listening and asking open ended questions to add value beyond members’ immediate requests
• Instills confidence and trust of others through thoughtful, clear, and open communication
• Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

• Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and a willingness to tackle new challenges
• Displays awareness of the financial services industry and understands the components for organizational success
• Takes a proactive and respectful approach in addressing problems, issues, or conflict with a positive view to reaching new and better solutions
• Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty and integrity
• Demonstrates strong attention to detail and accuracy in completing work and providing information
• Demonstrates a good knowledge of computer skills, including MS Windows and Office program environments, as well as the banking system.

Experience & Education
• Minimum three (3) years’ experience financial, retail or hospitality industry
• Secondary school diploma
• Minimum one-year post-secondary formal education, or equivalent
• Completion of CUIC Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning course
• 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.

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

Farm & Business Advisor

Farm and Business Advisor – Tisdale Branch

Join the Cornerstone Crew!

 

Be Part of Something . . . . .

Are you an outgoing individual who is great with numbers, and even better at building relationships? We’re looking for a dedicated Farm & Business Advisor who thrives in a fast-paced work environment and prides yourself on helping others to join our team at the Tisdale branch of Cornerstone Credit Union!

As a Farm & Business Advisor you’ll be an important part of a team of knowledgeable sales people who share a genuine commitment to partner with our members to achieve their financial goals. This advisor position would assume a leadership role in the Farm & Business department helping to coach, mentor, develop and motivate employees, peers, department members and external groups.

Reporting to the Manager, Farm & Business, you will create exceptional member experiences for both new and existing members by delivering smart financial advice, solutions and alternatives through proactive needs-based sales and services. Through the management of complex accounts, you will manage an assigned Farm & Business portfolio consisting of large market enterprise accounts that have a high/acute degree of complexity and value.

 

What We Are Looking For . . . . .

To be considered for a Farm & Business Advisor at this level you must have a minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in sales and service managing a diverse portfolio in a farm and business banking environment along with professional qualifications by degree or combination of education and experience.

This position requires exceptional communication skills, problem solving skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships. Proven success working in a sales, service and goal oriented environment and superior ability to analyze loans, interpret financial statements and assess risk. A solid background within the credit union system or a financial institution is an asset and a commitment to continuous learning and development is necessary.

 

What You will Receive . . . . .

Our employees enjoy a competitive compensation and benefit package that includes matched pension contributions and wellness and employment perks that contribute to a healthy work-life balance!

On top of earning a bi-weekly pay cheque, you will also be eligible to receive additional pay for outstanding individual performance through our incentive pay program!

This is an in-scope position and membership in the UFCW is required.

Formal & informal development opportunities offering challenge and growth.

The opportunity to be an integral member of a team of professionals in a supportive and collaborative environment motivated to do the best for their team and their members.

 

We Say We Care, and We Mean It ♥

Cornerstone Credit Union has been named one of Saskatchewan’s Top employers for 2022! This is the 6th consecutive year we have received this recognition.

We serve approximately 39,000 members, employ about 280 people and manage assets of about 2.1 billion.

We are a Cornerstone family; fun, inclusive, supportive and respectful.

Wouldn’t you want to be a part of that!

 

Check out our website at www.cornerstonecu.com.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://cornerstonecu.prevueaps.com/jobs/213946-37571.html

Assistant Branch Manager

The Assistant Branch Manager will provide leadership and guidance to the Member Experience Representative, Sr. Member Experience Representative and Member Service Representatives through identification of opportunities, coordination of activities, and the achievement of objectives through use of the Advice Based model. The Assistant Branch Manager will ensure a team approach to advice and member service, share and translate organizational goals into measurable actions, and provide appropriate mentoring/coaching on the advice based process.

The Assistant Branch Manager will assist with branch operations, scheduling and training branch staff; meeting growth targets; implementing marketing plans for product and service promotion.  Will encourage a needs based sales approach within a culture of service excellence, consistent with our corporate vision, mission and strategic plan.

The Assistant Branch Manager is responsible for growth of the branch portfolio attained through increasing business with current members, referrals and proactive business development activities. Responsibilities include providing quality member service and providing value added advice to members and planning activities to ensure accomplishment of annual goals. Ensure close contact with Branch Manager to maintain branch functionality.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the supervision of front line employees (MER, Sr. MSR, MSR’s) by providing coaching, training, assistance and direction to the employee as required; responsible for performance management process and conducting performance appraisals
  • As a manager, promotes sales & service excellence, motivation and enthusiasm, product knowledge and professionalism; adheres to performance standards
  • Using the Advice Based model approach proactively market the organization’s products and services by promoting, upselling and cross selling the full range of lending and investment vehicles with emphasis on retail loans, mortgages, credit card products, lines of credit, registered and non-registered deposit and investment vehicles and sundry services
  • Meet set objectives for investment and lending growth targets
  • Working closely with the Branch Manager provide day-to-day branch operation leadership. Monitor the performance of the branch and report both successes and challenges to Branch Manager
  • Ensure all lending follows policy and maintains second highest lending authority in the branches. Ensure overall compliance of all administration.  Help to ensure staff follow risk management, security and cash management activities
  • Under direction from the Branch Manager, assist with management of the facilities and functioning of the branches during the Branch Manager’s absence
  • In concert with the Branch Manager, assist with the execution of the branch marketing program to attain loan, deposit, sundry products and member growth within set objectives
  • Refer members to Commercial & Agricultural Account Manager and Wealth Management Advisor as opportunities are identified
  • Represent the Credit Union in the community by participating in local business activities and community functions
  • Maintain a high level of education with respect to Credit Union products, services and marketing programs/strategies
  • Enter all information into “ACE” (sales, referrals, member interactions, information) that provides information to enhance the Credit Union’s opportunity to better serve the membership
  • Review and audit credit files on a regular basis; prepare and submits branch reports
  • Interpret the branch operating procedures, lending policies and security requirements and ensure that guidelines are adhered to
  • Ensure daily monitoring of the Delinquency Report. Follow up on delinquent accounts up to 30 days, contact members as required and maintain records of action taken in ACE
  • Handle member complaints in a courteous, professional manner
  • May be licensed Mutual Fund representative depending on needs of location
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary Degree/Diploma or work equivalency
  • 8+ years working in financial services (including credit management)
  • CFP or PFP or working towards
  • Demonstrated leadership ability (solid training & coaching experience an asset)
  • Displays exceptional interpersonal skills by demonstrating approachability, trustworthiness, flexibility and a strong work and service ethic
  • Proven relationship management and sales effectiveness skills, able to identify member needs and match appropriate solutions
  • Understanding of markets and trends in the industry
  • Demonstrates results orientation in both sales and service
  • Uses technology to enhance productivity
  • Committed to continuous personal improvement

Manager, Financial Services

Join the Cornerstone Crew!

Manager, Financial Services – Indian Head, Grenfell and Wolseley Branches

Cornerstone Credit Union

Be Part of Something . . . . .

Are you ready and excited to lead a team of financial professionals to success? If so, we may have the position for you! We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and exceptional leader. The Manager, Financial Services will be responsible for our Indian Head, Grenfell and Wolseley Branches. Reporting to the Regional Manager (West Region) the successful candidate will lead, coach, mentor, develop, and motivate a team of professionals in a relationship based advisory service model that provides exceptional member service in the delivery of a full suite of credit union financial products and services.

This role is positioned to lead the branch’s team of financial services professionals including Financial Services Advisors and other Specialists in developing new business relationships and, capitalizing on opportunities to enhance relationships with existing members and clients. This person will effectively manage the department’s consumer loan and investment portfolio as it relates to risk, pricing, diversification and quality. They will work closely with the Regional Manager to prepare budgets, set sales objectives, and priorities as well as operational standards for the department. They will manage all department activities to ensure compliance within sound business practice, legislation, regulations, policies and procedures.

What we are looking for . . . . . . .

The ideal candidate must be a community minded individual with a minimum two years post-secondary education plus five to seven years related lending or management experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This individual must be comfortable making independent decisions and solving problems. Proven leadership skills and the ability to coach, establish performance standards and evaluate performance are required. Exceptional communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to excellence and member service are a necessity.

A commitment to continuous learning and development is an important part of being on our team as well as taking pride in caring for our internal members and providing top-notch member service!

We Say We Care, and We Mean It

Cornerstone Credit Union is a caring and compassionate organization. We offer a competitive total compensation package that includes a great employee benefits program, matched pension contributions along with wellness and employment perks. We also offer an incentive program that rewards employees for outstanding individual performance! Your salary will reflect your experience and qualifications.

Cornerstone Credit Union has been named one of Saskatchewan’s Top employers for 2022! This is the 6th consecutive year we have received this recognition. Our Cornerstone family is fun, inclusive, supportive and respectful. Wouldn’t you want to be a part of that!

Check out our website at www.cornerstonecu.com

 

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