Loan Administration and Accounting Clerk

Loan Administration and Accounting Clerk

Williams Lake Administration Branch

Williams Lake and District Credit Union has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, service-focused Administrator to work out of the Williams Lake Branch. This is an 18-month contract position that may lead to full-time employment following completion of the contract.

The Community

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

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

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

The Opportunity

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

This is a multi-faceted role that spans several departments within our Credit Union.

Commercial and Retail Loan Administration involves member-facing activities, all of which are dealt with in a confidential, courteous and professional manner. Commercial and Retail Loan Administration involves back office support activities such as recording and processing loan applications, completing departmental reports, conducting credit checks and lien searches as well as registering and releasing security. Further duties include maintaining loan files, preparing and typing routine correspondence, monitoring for required loan account reviews while adhering to all internal policies and procedures.

Accounting and Clearing related activities include conducting daily member account clearing activities and assisting with various accounting related duties which require assistance with setting up new accounting software under the guidance of management/external consultants.

As the ideal candidate you will have relevant tertiary education, possess excellent communication skills and have a commitment to delivering outstanding service.

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

Interested applicants may submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence by, March 19, 2021 to:

Manager, Human Resources

Williams Lake and District Credit Union

139 North 3rd Avenue

Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A5

Fax: (250) 392 4361

E- mail:

Williams Lake and District Credit Union thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

For more information on Williams Lake and District Credit Union, please visit our website at

Financial Services Officer/Representative (Member Services and/or Lending Departments) Open to Full Time or Part-Time

The role supports the corporate vision of sales & service excellence by providing a high level of member service, administrative data entry, balancing of accounting support tasks. Fosters business development through service excellence and product knowledge; act as point of first contact for members.

Member Service Representative

Sells and processes member banking needs (deposits and withdrawals, front line transactions); open/close personal accounts. Recognizes member needs and promote lending & deposit services and refer more complex requests to respective staff professionals.

Sells and prepares documentation for Registered products, Term Deposits and other investment products not requiring a mutual funds license.

Daily balancing of transactions- outgoing cheques, transactions, and cash.

Lending Administration (Optional) 

Complete and process required documentation for credit related products- consumer loans, lines of credit, and residential mortgages.

Provide support to lending function by: disbursing loan proceeds, posting loan-related transactions, auditing loan input & documents, making member appointments, administering the overdraft reports, extracting and providing loan-related information to members, processing and recording loan payments and changes to member files, calculating and preparing mortgage and personal loan pay-outs,

Assist with the Loans Department with lending and wealth functions by preparing letters, other documentation and making follow up calls on behalf of lenders and the Manager, Lending & Wealth.

Liaise with title insurance company; complete monthly reconciliation and remittance of creditor insurance; liaise with notaries and solicitors regarding mortgage funding and discharges.

Provide credit information about members to authorized organizations; obtain credit information on applicants through credit bureau searches.

Search liens; lodge, renew and discharge registrations of collateral; complete property tax searches.

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