Loans Officer – (Ottawa & St. Catharines, ON)

We are a thriving credit union, known for extraordinary customer service that has deep roots in the community. The company serves its individual, organizational and business-based members with high integrity, sound stewardship and competitiveness.

We are currently looking for a Loans Officer in each of our Ottawa and St. Catharines branch locations.  You will report directly to the Branch Manager.  As the Loans Officer, you will be primarily responsible for generating business volumes and revenues. This includes increasing the credit and deposit portfolio.

As a key member of the Branch team, the Loans Officer will:

  • Market the credit union’s products and services by promoting, up selling and cross selling a full range of lending and investment vehicles.
  • Actively solicits new sales opportunities through warm and cold calling potential community businesses as well as through staff referrals.
  • Maintains a high profile within the branch trading area and actively seeks out opportunities to build and foster relationships with members, non-members and business contacts.
  • Champions the credit unions sales culture by demonstrating exemplary sales skills, especially during all branch campaigns and promotions.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Identifies opportunities to promote, up sell and cross sell credit union lending products including consumer loans, mortgages, lines of credit and credit cards.
  • Being a product specialist, providing good financial advice by identifying services members need.
  • Qualifies all loan and mortgage opportunities by conducting member interviews, analyzing relevant financial information, verifying loan application information and investigating other variables affecting loan viability.
  • Approves loans and mortgages within discretionary limits; makes recommendations for approvals or declines to next level management if outside discretionary limits.
  • Prepares and processes all appropriate documents associated with loans and mortgage approval including, insurance and cheque disbursements; liaises with all relevant agents such as home inspectors and lawyers.
  • Develops a process for early identification of problem accounts and promptly takes action to minimize risk; initiates ‘soft’ collection activity by following up delinquent accounts.
  • Develops a process to identify investment, loan and mortgage renewals; initiates contact with member to maintain accounts and relationships.
  • Meet sales targets for non-interest income products.
  • Promote, recommend and explain digital services to members.
  • Represents the credit union in the community by participating in local business activities and community functions, as required by management and for business development purposes.
  • Maintains strict adherence to credit union and branch operating procedures, lending policies and security procedures with respect to assigned authorities and responsibilities; reports any unusual occurrences or fraudulent activity to next level management upon discovery.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by next level management as, and when, required. This may include opening member accounts, producing reports, assisting members with regular transactions and assist Member Service staff.

 

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Completion of a post-secondary degree with a concentration in Finance, Commerce, or Accounting is an asset, or has equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in credit underwriting; and generating mortgage and loan business in a credit union or other financial institution.
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of member life cycle needs; knowledge of features and benefits of lending, investment, and deposit products; knowledge of interviewing solicitation and telemarketing skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong team player; working collaboratively in a small branch setting.
  • Proven experience in sales.
  • Confident, self-starter, proactive
  • Flexible and demonstrates high degree of adaptability, able to organize effectively and manage multiple priorities
  • Computer literate – Word, Excel; PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Embrace learning and utilizing new technologies
  • Bilingual – English, and Ukrainian an asset

 

Job Specifications

Key Relationships

  • This position interacts with credit union members, all branch positions and members of the community, including the business community within the branch trade area.
  • This position plays a role in transferring skills and knowledge to others.

Working Conditions

  • A standard office environment is provided however due to the nature of the business, there is risk of exposure to hold-ups and threats.
  • Travel to various credit union and meeting locations within the province may be required.
  • Works with confidential and/or sensitive information and must maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Concentration is required when working with computer systems.
  • Regular interruptions by staff and members (unscheduled appointments)
  • Required to assist with branch housekeeping

Please note Ukrainian Credit Union Limited has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please let us know so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations during the recruitment and selection process.

For consideration, please submit your resume and application, specifying which location in your subject heading (Ottawa-Loans Officer or St. Catharines-Loans Officer) by email to Andrew Rozanec, Human Resources Manager, arozanec@ukrainiancu.com

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

Mobile Mortgage Specialist

Mobile Mortgage Specialist – Hamilton area

We invest in people.

Be part of a banking experience as unique as you are. Tandia Financial Credit Union (Tandia) is seeking a talented and experienced sales professional to join our retail team.

Are you a self-starter, focused on exceeding sales targets and providing incredible client service?  Do you have proven sales success in the financial services industry? Are you an expert in the specialty areas of lending and mortgages?

This might be the role for you.

This position will be based in our beautiful new corporate office in Burlington, Ontario with a focus on growing the Hamilton area.

Your Work at a Glance

As the Mobile Mortgage Specialist, you will utilize your knowledge as an entrepreneurial mortgage professional to drive new mortgage business to Tandia.  You will prospect new memberships, build relationships and provide customized borrowing advice.

This base plus commission position is key to growing Tandia’s lending portfolio, and achieving Tandia’s annual sales goals.

Your knowledge of the markets and communities we serve, as well as industry knowledge and experience will assist you as you identify and assist in developing opportunities for personal banking solutions and services with branch and wealth partners.

You are able to successfully build and manage internal and external relationships.

You are a self-starter, a sales professional who works independently, with a high-achievement orientation.

Your enthusiasm for the credit union sector and our mission will be evident when you create value for the credit union teams by conducting regular information sessions and holding meetings promoting the mobile mortgage option.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has completed a degree / diploma in the field of Business/Commerce, Finance, Economics or has equivalent work experience. 
  • Has a minimum of 2 years experience in credit writing and residential mortgage sales in a credit union or other financial institution. 
  • Has a minimum of 2 years of relevant sales experience and a successful track record of working in sales independently.
  • Possesses superior sales abilities, including active listening, identifying business opportunities, influencing and negotiating, asking for the business and more.
  • Is able to work well independently, while enjoying the opportunities to work in a team-based environment.
  • Is detail oriented, with strong planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Has well developed presentation skills.
  • Is proficient using Windows and very comfortable with Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Is willing to work variable hours, including evenings and weekends to meet with members at their convenience; and is comfortable with the regular travel and a base + commission salary structure.
  • Is aligned with Tandia’s vision and values and demonstrates a desire to be a contributing member of our team, support a positive work environment that promotes service and commitment to the credit union, quality, innovation, integrity, and respect.

As Unique as You

We believe that financial institutions should be more accountable to the people they serve; we believe that there’s more than one way to measure success; and we believe that our profits should have a positive financial, social and environmental impact on the communities in which we live and work. Actions speak louder than words and we work hard to demonstrate our commitment each and every day.

At Tandia, we recognize that our staff and members are unique – and that matters to us.

As a credit union, living the co-operative principles is a part of our long and rich history.

We invest in our members and our communities with an extensive community investment program devoted to supporting the organizations, events, and volunteers that make our communities stronger.

 

Tandia is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, consistent with the principles of dignity, independence, equal opportunity and integration.  Tandia is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse workforce.  Accommodation for applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request by contacting Human Resources.

 

Broker Specialist

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 competitive salary and benefits package, along with perks such as our employee incentive plan, reduced banking fees, and spectacular natural scenery, and you’ll see why SASCU is an award-winning employer.

 

The Broker Specialist is responsible for providing a high level of support to the broker channel at SASCU by thoroughly reviewing, analyzing, and effectively processing mortgage applications received from the broker community. This role is responsible for the proactive management of broker relationships, building business relationships, providing exceptional ongoing service, optimizing this area of service delivery.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Identify and pursue opportunities for profitable growth of the broker channel by developing and proactively managing broker relationships.
  • Review and analyze mortgage applications and makes clear recommendations for higher approval authority that align with guidelines, policies, and practices.
  • Establish and maintain broker program service level agreements and act as contact point for broker questions or inquiries.
  • Prepare commitment letters and ensure subjects are met.
  • Ensure all necessary documentation is prepared and collected with due diligence while reviewing third party documentation and following up with brokers as necessary.
  • Work collaboratively and be accessible for consultation, advice, and support for internal staff.
  • Perform administrative processes for the broker channel to ensure efficiency, service, and quality control is met.
  • Attend meetings with brokers, lawyers, notaries, and appraisers to showcase SASCU as a partner for their clients.
  • Uncover opportunities for referral to other business lines including retail, Commercial, Wealth, and Insurance.
  • Keep current on business information as it pertains to the position and the delivery of informed service and advice to members.

What you’ll bring:

  • Two years of post-secondary education or equivalent and 4 – 6 years in the financial services industry with a strong focus on residential mortgage lending.
  • Previous exposure to the mortgage broker industry and broker generated mortgages.
  • Advanced knowledge of residential mortgages and CMHC products and policies.
  • Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office suite of products, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a high level of service to branch staff, brokers, lawyers, appraisers, etc. in order to achieve business results.
  • Ability to handle heavy volumes as they arise while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • High level of ownership, accountability, and initiative.
  • A commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
  • Ability to build healthy relationships at all levels within SASCU.

This position is full-time, Monday to Friday. 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, we want to hear from you! To apply, please email a résumé and cover letter 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

 

A note on COVID-19:

Additional safety precautions have been put in place to protect SASCU staff and the public. More details can be found here: sascu.com/covid-19-response. Further information will be provided later in the recruitment process.

 

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

Mobile Mortgage Specialist

MOBILE MORTGAGE SPECIALIST

Permanent Full-Time

Open Until Filled

Regina and Area

Flexible hours, career development opportunities,
exceptional benefits and pension plan, extremely competitive salary!

 

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’s 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 Mobile Mortgage Specialist does the following:

  • Promote and maximize the development and growth of residential mortgage portfolio for the Credit Union
  • Provide residential mortgage products and services to current members and potential members
  • Partners with the retail team to ensure an exceptional member experience
  • Initiate initial meeting and introduction with advice centre relationship managers to finalize mortgage documentation and anchor the member relationship
  • Build and foster relationships with the real estate community
  • Maintain a professional image within the community

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 have an already proven track record in mortgage lending and are known within the community of Regina
  • You are outgoing, comfortable with approaching people and/or presenting in front of groups
  • You are comfortable using and demonstrating technology (online and mobile banking), technology troubleshooting and a proficiency in Microsoft Office Products
  • You have excellent time management skills

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.

Advisor

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 competitive salary and benefits package, along with perks such as our employee incentive plan, reduced banking fees, and spectacular natural scenery, and you’ll see why SASCU is an award-winning employer.

As an Advisor at our Sicamous Branch, you will build deep relationships with members, first by seeking to understand what is important to them, and then by providing customized, advice-driven solutions that will guide them on their financial journey as it relates to their overall financial picture.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Advise members on a full range of deposit and investment products and services (including new accounts, cards, term deposits, and registered products) for an assigned portfolio.
  • Advise members on personal and small business lending products and services (including mortgages, personal loans, lines of credit, MasterCard application and associated insurance products).
  • Interview loan applicants, analyze their finances, and make recommendations.
  • Service and manage estate accounts within an assigned portfolio.
  • Undertake assigned administrative duties including regular and ad hoc reporting, audits, and preparing routing correspondence.
  • Perform front line duties as required.
  • Take personal responsibility for delivery of the SASCU Member Experience and contribute to the team creation of a warm and welcoming environment.

 

What you’ll bring:

  • One year of post-secondary education or equivalent, plus 2-4 years financial services experience with demonstrated sales skills.
  • A solid understanding of financial services policies and procedures, and branch and specialist roles is an asset.

 

You’re perfect for this role if you:

  • Have demonstrated sales skills – promoting and selling financial products and services
  • Have strong organizational and time management skills
  • Are an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Possess a high level of ownership, accountability, and initiative
  • Are committed to continuous learning and self-development

 

This position is full-time, Tuesday to Saturday. 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 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

 

A note on COVID-19:

Additional safety precautions have been put in place to protect SASCU staff and the public. More details can be found here: sascu.com/covid-19-response. Further information will be provided later in the recruitment process.

 

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

Financial Services Relationship Manager

Create your future here.

You might say we have a healthy obsession with finding new ways to create value for our members. Helping them achieve their financial goals is what gets us out of bed in the morning.

Along with plenty of caffeine, what fuels us is getting to work with some of the brightest and nicest folks around. And we are energized by the exciting changes ahead.

We need to expand our Retail Services Team to help us evolve through the next stage of our growth journey, and we hope you can help shape our future.

 

The Role: Financial Services Relationship Manager, Regina

Are you….

  • Able to take a holistic approach with each member interaction in order to provide the right solutions which involves identifying referral opportunities to other lines of business including wealth management and business services?
  • Entrepreneurial in your approach to building business, with a proven track record in sales and business development?
  • A motivated and results-oriented professional who believes that getting involved in the community, building relationships and participating in business development and networking events is fundamental to building a pipeline of prospects and opportunity?
  • A team player with accomplished listening skills and a genuine interest in helping members meet their current and future financial needs?
  • A proactive, knowledgeable, self-starter, able to provide core products and services to our members using a variety of traditional and non-traditional delivery channels?
  • A Grade 12 graduate with 3-5 years of experience providing holistic financial advice including proficiency in lending and adjudicating? (University Degree or completion of some CFP or equivalent courses would be considered an asset.)

 

If so….

As part of the TCU Team, you will be responsible for delivering core banking products and financial services to members through a consultative relationship. This includes:

  • Managing a growing portfolio of relationships
  • Providing a holistic approach to services
  • Developing business through community involvement and networking opportunities
  • Providing lending products including personal and mortgage loans
  • Providing deposit products such as GIC and RRSP
  • Positively influencing member acceptance of a technology driven approach to banking services
  • Establishing relationships of trust and confidence with members to ensure retention of existing business and future business.

Then….

This opportunity may be the one for you!

Get to know us

TCU Financial Group is a Saskatchewan credit union who, for over six decades, has been dedicated to helping our members and our own TCU Team reach their goals. Our roots and our commitment to fostering financial health in our communities run deep.

Rewarding times ahead

We’re growing and evolving our organization – and we need talented people who are passionate about creating and delivering meaningful financial solutions for our members. In addition to providing competitive compensation, benefits and pension programs, we support our TCU Financial Group Team and their families by providing an enhanced vacation program to enjoy time doing what they love outside of work.

Thank you for your interest in exploring your future with us! 

 The deadline for this career opportunity is Monday, April 5, 2021.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department

TCU Financial Group

PO Box 5050

Saskatoon SK  S7K 4E3

Email:  hr@tcu.sk.ca

Web site: www.tcufinancialgroup.com

Loans Manager / Loans Officer

 

Are you ready for the next step of your career? Do you have the desire to help members and staff succeed personally and financially? Do you have a lending background? Luseland Credit Union is seeking a motivated leader to join our lending team either as a Loans Manager or Loans Officer (position based on qualifications).

THE POSITION – Loans Manager

Reporting to the General Manager, the Loans Manager will:

  • Collaborate in the development of corporate strategies, policies and risk management plans;
  • Manage, monitor and grow the credit union’s loan portfolio, proactively working to retain and expand member relationships;
  • Ensure that all lending activities are in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations;
  • Provide coaching, inspiration and leadership to a high performance team delivering quality member service and duty of care;
  • Provide lending services to current and potential members including recognizing their needs in order to promote and cross-sell LCU products;
  • Promote Luseland Credit Union and maintain active involvement in the community

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires:

  • 5+ years of lending experience within the industry
  • Background in Finance (B. Comm or equivalent is preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience in resolving complex lending issues related to serving agricultural and/or commercial members
  • Experience working with banking applications
  • Management experience would be considered an asset
  • The incumbent will also have a thorough understanding of the credit union system including operations, principles and values
  • Flexibility within requirements may be provided to the right candidate

THE POSITION – Loans Officer

Reporting to the General Manager, the Loans Officer will:

  • Provide lending services to current members and potential members and administer and control an assigned portion of the loans portfolio;
  • Recognize member needs and promote and cross-sell credit union lending and deposit services; and
  • Ensure all loan activities comply with relevant legislation, regulations, policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires:

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong leadership and communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of credit union products and services;
  • Desire and ability to be a team leader
  • One-year of post-secondary training plus four to five years of job related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience; or two to four years of relevant post-secondary training.

COMPENSATION

Salary will be negotiated based on education and experience. Luseland Credit Union offers a fully paid benefits package, including 7.5% pension matching, variable pay structure, and an employee loan/deposit program.

ABOUT OUR CREDIT UNION

Luseland Credit Union has been a proud leader in the community for more than 50 years. Every year we provide support to various local projects and organizations in the form of volunteer time and donations.

From a single office, we serve a membership of more than 1640 and manage assets over $151 million with a loan portfolio of over $100 million. We position ourselves as fast followers and offer most of the same digital banking products as the large institutions, but with a greater focus on service. We opened our new building in late 2017 and it has allowed us to continue to grow our business and positioned LCU well to serve our membership long into the future.

Luseland Credit Union is growth and team-focused. We are committed to providing exceptional customer service and to being accountable to every member we serve.

If your goals and experience match our requirements, we invite you to submit your application by Friday, April 9, 2021.

Adam Franko, General Manager
Luseland Credit Union

PO Box 518
Luseland SK S0L 2A0
F: 306-372-4446
E: adam.franko@luselandcu.com

 

Manager: Credit Administration and Commercial Adjudication

Do you… know what it takes to succeed in the competitive financial services market? Are you a natural leader who aspires to make a positive difference each and every day? Do you embrace change and thrive in an ever-evolving work environment? Are you a motivated self-starter with a proven track record of success in commercial lending and credit adjudication? Do you have what it takes to improve our members’ financial lives?

If so… we should talk.

We’re currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team as the Manager: Credit Administration & Commercial Adjudication. Based out of our Corporate office, the Manager: Credit Administration and Commercial Adjudication is responsible for the development and growth of long term, profitable relationships with commercial members through appropriate adjudication and mitigation of credit risk and appropriate pricing of credit relationships.

The incumbent provides leadership and guidance to the Credit Administration team and ensures appropriate processes and controls are in place to monitor and mitigate risk while ensuring Kootenay Savings policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines are met. The Manager: Credit Administration & Commercial Adjudication provides input and is responsible for the development of lending policies and procedures as required. In addition, this role supports our commercial lending group by providing guidance on loan applications, structure, pricing and application of lending policies.

Remote work options for this opportunity may be considered.

Minimum requirements:

  • Post-secondary diploma, degree and/or certification in Business or a related program
  • Minimum 5 years’ progressive experience in sales and service with a comprehensive knowledge of commercial lending and risk management in the financial services industry
  • Strong understanding of underwriting guidelines and excellent adjudication skills including commercial portfolio risk management
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of business financial statements, business case and cash flow analysis and real estate lending
  • General knowledge of consumer and retail mortgage lending including financial products & services
  • Thorough knowledge of the commercial banking marketplace and the market area’s key industries and competitive positioning
  • Advanced knowledge of lending policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines
  • Advanced knowledge of personal computer-based literacy including advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills
  • Self-motivated and resourceful with strong planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated exceptional analytical skills
  • Ability to effectively problem solve and manage conflict
  • The ability to take a creative approach to opportunities or issues, think “outside the box” and explore unique ways to create value for members, communities and the organization
  • The ability to courageously face new challenges and opportunities
  • The ability to form a deep understanding of members’ needs and to develop member-centric solutions across multiple channels that exceed their expectations
  • The ability to work within and across groups and/or organizations to solve complex issues and create the best solutions that will benefit members and their communities
  • The ability to recognize and moderate one’s effect on others and the organization, building trust by choosing to act with integrity and authenticity
  • The ability to inspire a sense of direction and shared purpose for employees, while energizing and motivating them to advance the vision

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return we offer a total rewards package that includes:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages
  • The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-strategic initiatives
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more.  Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities. Affordable, safe and volunteer-oriented communities provide all the modern technology and amenities to keep you connected. Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.

For more information about the Greater Trail region, please visit imaginekootenay.com

For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit www.kscu.com

Please apply online through the careers section of our website at www.kscu.com.

Open until filled

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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