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

Lending Services Officer

THE POSITION:

 

Due to a recent opening in our lending department, North Valley Credit Union is seeking the services of a qualified Loans Officer. The successful candidate will report directly to the Loans Manager.  Responsibilities will include duties typically associated with the lending function such as interviewing members, monitoring portfolio performance and focusing on growth opportunities. While we seek an individual with prior experience in the lending area, we are prepared to train the skills necessary to fulfill the position responsibilities. This position will provide the opportunity for the successful applicant to gain exposure to various types of lending.   This position is available immediately and the job posting will remain open until filled.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Minimum grade 12 diploma supplemented by direct lending training and experience
  • Consideration given to those individuals with loan security clerk abilities and seeking to advance their career
  • A record of completing both formal and informal training and self-development courses
  • Strong business development and relationship management skills
  • Proven ability in portfolio management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • Willingness to engage in all types of lending
  • A working knowledge of syndicated loans and lease adjudication will be an asset but this can be learned over time.

 

 

COMPENSATION:

 

The level of compensation provided will depend upon qualifications and experience. We offer a competitive and comprehensive compensation package, which includes an 8% matched defined contribution pension plan as administered by the Co-operative Superannuation Society.  This position will also qualify for participation in a very generous, un-capped variable pay-profit sharing program that is industry leading within the credit union system of Saskatchewan.  A full range of employee benefits are provided including medical, dental, life insurance and more. Access to an annual training budget to enable you to grow in your position.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

 

We are seeking an individual with an upbeat and optimistic personality. One who finds it easy to get along with fellow workers and the membership at large and has an outgoing personality. Someone who communicates well and supports others and is fully capable of operating and succeeding within a diverse group of employees. Ideally, you will be someone who is fully engaged in the business of the company.

 

THE CREDIT UNION:

 

North Valley Credit Union is a single branch operation located in the Town of Esterhazy. Total assets under administration are approaching $ 128 million. NVCU has the highest risk-weighted capital ratio of any credit union in the province combined with some of the lowest delinquency ratios. The staff complement is 11 FTE.

 

THE COMMUNITY:

 

Esterhazy is located north of the Qu’Appelle valley, 73 km from the Manitoba border and 90 km southeast of Yorkton. It has a population of approximately 2,800 and is a full service community. Located within our community is a hospital, medical clinic, dentist, part-time Optometrist, an RCMP detachment and K-12 schools plus a daycare centre. Other amenities include a 9-hole grass green golf course, curling and skating rinks, three gymnasiums including an Anytime Fitness facility, outdoor aquatic centre, children’s park, walking trails, museum, library, Potash Interpretive Centre and bowling alley.  It also has a strong retail sector consisting of three pharmacies, two grocery stores, three convenience stores, a hardware store, bargain shop and several restaurants. The potash mines in the immediate area are expanding and this increased economic activity bodes well for the future of this geographic region.

 

 

Please submit your resume by May 20th, 2022 to:

 

Chandra Preece, Loans Manager

PO Box 1389

Esterhazy, Saskatchewan

S0A 0X0

Ph   # 306-745-6615

Fax # 306-745-2858

E-mail: Chandra.preece@northvalleycu.com

VP, Operations

Primary Purpose:

The Vice President, Operations (VP, Operation) is a member of the Senior Leadership Team who provides leadership, oversight and coordination of retail banking operations, insurance, financial planning, and facilities for Northern Savings Credit Union.  This leader translates business strategies into goals, objectives, and processes to affect sound and prudent operations of the Credit Union all in an effort to ensure exemplary member service.

This business unit leader is responsible for sales and services including, member support, needs assessment, escalation of issues, overseeing the provision of exemplary member service, providing for engagement of employees, managing the operations to be efficient and effective.  This position is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the buildings, efficiency, and good working conditions of the facilities.

The VP, Operations is to conduct their duties while demonstrating positive leadership within the Credit Union and externally in the community. They are to inspire the employees to achieve their maximum potential and produce results in the best interest of the credit union while respecting the members.

Core Occupational Skills:

  • Sales skills
  • Recognizes basic financial terminology
  • General understanding of industry conditions
  • General knowledge of competitors products and services
  • General knowledge of the features and benefits of credit union products
  • Human Resource management (Employee Engagement)
  • Understands Compensation and benefits
  • Recruitment
  • Performance management, conflict resolution
  • Compliance and labour standards, human rights legislation
  • Human resource policy and procedure development, implementation, interpretation
  • Planning/forecasting/budgeting
  • Credit Union product knowledge
  • Knowledge of Credit Union philosophies and principles
  • Working knowledge of Credit Union technology and operations
  • Understanding of Credit Union Act and regulations; policies and procedures

 Education & Experience:

  • University degree is required
  • Four to six years of related management experience
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Extensive financial services experience is required.
  • Expert knowledge of products and services and their regulatory requirements is required.
  • Experience evaluating and drafting policy and procedures is preferred.
  • Extensive experience in evaluating all aspects of credit decisions, at a corporate level is required.
  • Extensive sales and service experience is required.
  • Extensive lending experience is preferred.

Travel is a requirement of this position.

Please send your cover letter and resume to info@northsave.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that we will only contact individuals for an interview.

Consumer Advisor

Open to Working Remotely Anywhere in Saskatchewan 

Reporting to the VP Consumer Advisors, the Consumer Advisor will develop and maintain a loan and deposit portfolio, and will develop long term relationships with members. This position will provide a challenging and rewarding career with opportunity to enhance your personal development and to be part of a progressive credit union. A Consumer Advisor does the following:

  • Develop and maintain a deposit and loan portfolio and develop long term relationships with members.
  • Provide individualized financial consulting services that help simplify the members life (including insurance services) and information to members on services and investment products offered through the Credit Union
  • Ensure all deposit and loan activities are in compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Recognize and act upon business development opportunities that would be beneficial to the organization and its members as a whole
  • Support regional advice centers as needed

This is a tremendous opportunity to build a successful career within the credit union system, providing an opportunity to advance to higher levels with the organization

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 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.

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