SPECIAL PROJECTS AND INITIATIVES OFFICER

Turtleford is looking to add a new member to our team, Special Projects and Initiatives Officer.  If your interested in joining our team and please review details and send us an email.

This position is responsible for coordinating and establishing projects of need within the branch regarding larger scope projects, IT needs and branch needs and development.

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

Enterprise Content Management Specialist

Join the Cornerstone Crew!

Enterprise Content Management Specialist – Permanent Full Time – Cornerstone Credit Union (Saskatchewan)

Be Part of Something . . . .

Do you love digital decluttering? Are you organized and do you love empowering teams to improve document processes? If so, we may have the position for you! We are looking for an exceptional team member to join our dynamic and solutions-focused group of IT professionals supporting staff with a commitment to exceptional service.

We are the professionals behind the scenes that help our organization with all their technology needs. We embrace a culture of continuous learning and are adapting to new technological advances. Our team of IT professionals are always evolving and embracing change! If you have a passion for supporting staff and finding new, more efficient ways of doing things, we want you!

We are seeking the best candidate who can handle whatever is thrown their way. We want someone who is driven, sharp, and an adaptable communicator. If it sounds like we expect a lot, we do. We’ve created a “MemberFirst” workplace that we are passionate about.

Reporting to the Manager, Cloud Solutions & Enterprise Security you will work with our operations teams to effectively manage enterprise content and identify opportunities to build out or streamline systems. You will have the opportunity to make meaningful change by eliminating redundant solutions and maximizing investments in existing solutions. You will have the opportunity to build out cutting edge solutions for information management that consider the protection, integrity, and security of the credit union’s electronic data.

What you will be focusing on . . . .

  • Managing the enterprise instances of OnBase and SharePoint Online.
  • Working with records management to apply classification and retention schedules
  • Build information architecture designs
  • Proposing and presenting recommendations for solutions
  • Build a roadmap for Enterprise Content Management
  • Deliver user training on system best-practices
  • Collaborate with others to manage the design, implementation, development, documentation, and maintenance of the credit union’s Enterprise Content Management Systems
  • Work collaboratively with operations teams to understand document processes and design automations to replace manual work, which will empower teams to focus on value-add activities.
  • Create specifications and business process documentation for required APIs and code-development for advanced automations.
  • Provide Tier 3 support effectively serving our internal members
  • Develop, document, communicate and enforce a policy for enterprise content management

What we are looking for . . . .

To be considered for our Enterprise Content Management Specialist position, you must have:

  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science, Information Systems or Business
  • A minimum of 5 + years of managing or system administration experience with SharePoint and/or Hyland Onbase ECM technologies, or an equivalent combination of education or experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint Online and/or Hyland OnBase is preferred and will be a requirement to obtain certification within 2 years
  • Experience with Information Architecture and Process Automation experience is an asset
  • Agile/Scrum certification is an asset
  • Advanced analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • A highly self-motivated and directed individual
  • A proven dedication to providing quality member service, while valuing teamwork, yet also having the ability to work independently
  • A thinker who is always looking to improve things with the ability to clearly express their ideas
  • A proven task manager who is able to organize and prioritize

If you already know about the features and benefits of a credit union that’s an extra bonus!

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 ♥

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!

The salary will reflect your experience and qualifications. Union membership may be necessary depending upon location of work. For the right candidate, the opportunity exists for remote work (within Saskatchewan only).

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 are a caring and compassionate organization; 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

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/237676-37571.html

Clearing & Settlement Manager

Clearing and Settlement Manager

The Company:

First Nations Bank of Canada (www.fnbc.ca) is a federally chartered bank servicing Indigenous and non-Indigenous customers throughout Canada. We are focused on delivering superior customer service and offering a full range of personal and business banking products. As an equal opportunity employer, we are rapidly expanding in the Canadian marketplace and provide our employees the opportunity to advance in their career.

First Nations Bank of Canada is seeking a Manager, Clearing and Settlement.  This position is a subject matter expert supporting internal and external clients as it relates to clearing and settlement while ensuring adherence to the rules set out by Canadian Payments Association and minimizing losses to the Bank.  They will oversee the daily clearing and reconciliation processes for the Bank.

Location: This position is a Monday through Friday work week and has the option to be based in Saskatoon Head Office or one of our branch locations with the flexibility to work remotely, in the office or a hybrid of the two.

Responsibilities:

  • Follow and keep up to date with all related regulatory and legislative
  • Oversee and as required perform the duties of the Clearing Operation staff including decision to pay (rejects), performing returns, authorize outgoing and incoming wires, support for customer AFT, trace requests, processing of NSF and chargebacks, action fraud alerts, and verify and balance all incoming and outgoing transactions including but not limited to wires, bill payments, POS and ATM, EMT, and Interac Online Payments
  • Identify and recommend process improvement
  • Ensure productivity standards that are held with internal and external providers are consistently achieved and Service Level Agreements are met or exceeded
  • Evaluate and recognize indicators that would identify possible Fraud/Money Laundering situations
  • Liaise with internal and external agencies including customers, branches, Central 1 and other Financial Institution
  • Ensuring daily work and reports are completed thoroughly for auditing purposes
  • Ensure clearing rules are adhered to, resulting in no loss of income to the organizations and also giving the best service to our member and clients
  • Mentor, coach and motivate the clearing staff. Ensures they have the skills, knowledge, and resources to perform all aspects of their job successfully

Here’s the background and skills we think will make you successful:

  • Minimum 3 years of related experience in a financial institution
  • Good knowledge of basic accounting principles and understand reconciliation processes
  • Strong knowledge of the Canadian Payments Associations rules (CPA)
  • Experience with core banking systems (experience with Fiserv DNA would be ideal)
  • Experience with clearing and settlement system (experience with Central 1 systems would be ideal)
  • Sound judgement with good investigative, research and problem-solving skills
  • Strong service quality experience with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Management level experience with an aptitude for team building and providing top-notch customer service
  • Ability to multi-task and meet daily deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to exercise initiative and tact
  • Ability to accept and embrace change

 Please submit your cover letter and resume to: hr@fnbc.ca 

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

Compliance Audit Analyst

**Posting Deadline: Please submit your application by 11:59 PM PST, November 1, 2022**

Position Type: Permanent

Together, Let’s Do Great Things!

We’re the largest financial institution based on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and we’ve got an opportunity for you. We are looking for a Compliance Audit Analyst to join our operations team. The Compliance Audit Analyst is a key role in our defense against anti-money laundering/anti-terrorist financing risk, controls, and ongoing compliance of regulatory requirements.

This role is a remote position and is open to candidates throughout British Columbia.

What’s the role?

As the Compliance Audit Analyst you are accountable to plan, manage and execute internal audit for anti-money laundering (AML) related policies in all areas of CCCU. Your role focuses on improving the internal control environment by addressing risks associated with business objectives and evaluates the controls in place to mitigate those risks. As Compliance Audit Analyst you also develop the Credit Union audit plans and self-assessments, provide value-added advice and support to business partners on the creation or modification of policies, procedures, processes, products, or services to ensure an appropriate level of internal control and compliance is maintained.

Your duties will include:

  • Executing the creation of and performing ongoing maintenance of the Compliance Internal Audit Manual, documenting the auditing procedures and examination techniques to be applied.
  • Performing internal audit and risk assessments to ensure compliance with organizational controls, identifying gaps and recommending controls and other countermeasures.
  • Planning the scope of audit, preparing the audit program, and determining the appropriate auditing procedures and examination techniques to be applied (e.g., computer extracts, statistical sampling, etc.) for each audit assignment.
  • Facilitating audit engagement meetings with stakeholders to explain the scope and objectives prior to fieldwork commencing, as well as closing meetings to provide clear explanations of results and actions required.
  • Preparing working papers and audit finding reports in accordance with established guidelines within the Compliance Internal Audit manual
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with Management and Stakeholders for each audit assignment; planning and participating in report presentation, reviews and follow-up engagements as required.
  • Performing research and analysis of the relevant policy and procedures, and an evaluation of audit related documentation as a basis for an objective opinion on the effectiveness and efficiency of operations and the adequacy of internal control.
  • Providing recommendations relative to the design and effective operation of internal compliance controls.
  • Conducting other compliance reviews, on-site reviews, etc. as needed; and assist as required with the development of action plans for any issues, deficiencies or questions that require remediation.
  • Compiling audit information for periodic dashboard and/or Board of Director reporting.
  • Supporting the compliance team in responding to various regulatory body inquiries, audits, and reviews.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Designation in Finance/Accounting/Auditing requiring 4 years of full-time study or have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certified Internal Auditor designation is an asset

Ideally, you are a flexible, collaborative team player with:

  • A minimum of 5 years progressive financial experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in internal audit, multi-functional banking operations, AML/ Fraud and/or risk management in the Banking or Credit Union industry preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Proficiency with the DNA Banking System and Doxim Loans Origination System.
  • Proven experience in providing detailed and accurate information to third parties.
  • Previous experience working on/leading large projects.
  • Previous experience conducting research and preparing reports.
  • Advanced knowledge of PCMLTFA, FATCA and CRS legislation, fraud mitigation, and loss prevention
  • Advanced understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage, and report on the evaluation of various business processes/ areas/ functions.
  • Knowledge of internal auditing standards, and risk assessment practices.
  • Knowledge of how to gather, clarify and apply information transmitted in various formats.

If you’re an approachable problem solver who embraces self-development and life-long learning, you’ll be a great fit with us.

Who are we?

Since first forming in 1946, Coastal Community has grown to become the largest financial services provider based on Vancouver Island. We’re proud of the legacy we’ve built and the things that make us who we are:

  • We’re 100% member-owned, with all decisions made locally—right here on Vancouver Island.
  • We’re a growing organization with over $4 billion in assets under management. Coastal Community helps improve the financial health of over 100,000 members and clients through our 24 branches, 16 insurance offices, 4 business centers, plus our wide range of online and digital services.
  • We believe in making meaningful contributions to the communities we call home. Each year, we give over half a million to community organizations and programs.

If you join us you’ll work hard, but have a lot of fun along the way. We offer a generous compensation package and a great work/life balance because we want you to spend your career here. Many people do!

 

Associate Manager, Corporate Services

 

Associate Manager, Corporate Services

Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation

 

We are seeking a confident, highly motivated professional who enjoys working in a fast-paced co-operative environment to join our Corporate Services department.

 

What you’ll do:

As Associate Manager, Corporate Services, you will contribute to the development, delivery and maintenance of the Corporation’s support requirements and governance and risk management frameworks. You will support the development of the Corporation’s business plan, and corporate compliance reporting. This position is responsible to:

  • Support human resources, including benefits, payroll, job evaluation, recruitment, compensation, and HR policies/procedures
  • Support corporate communications, including the development and execution of communication strategies, and the production of corporate publications
  • Develop and maintain the corporate records and information management program
  • Provide backup support to the finance and accounting function

 

What you’ll need:

  • A degree in business administration/commerce with three years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Human Resources principles and best practices, Records Information Management principles, and the financial services industry
  • A professional designation or enrolment in CPHR would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge, experience and/or education in communication, operations management, finance, and accounting would be considered an asset
  • Ability to set priorities and manage multiple assignments within deadlines
  • Excellent communication, relationship management, and conflict resolution skills

 

The core competencies for these positions focus on teamwork, communication, relationship management, conflict resolution and problem solving.

 

What we Offer:

The salary range for this position is $75,000 – $93,749. We offer competitive benefits including immediate coverage of health and dental insurance, matched pension contributions, an employee wellness program, and education, training, and development opportunities. For more information on the Corporation, please visit our website: www.cudgc.sk.ca.

 

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter stating competition AMCS-CUDGC by November 4, 2022 to HR@cudgc.sk.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Who are we?

Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation (the Corporation) is the deposit guarantor for Saskatchewan credit unions and the primary regulator for Saskatchewan credit unions and SaskCentral, together, Provincially Regulated Financial Institutions (PRFIs). We work closely with these institutions to ensure they employ sound business practices to enhance the strength and stability of the Saskatchewan credit union system.

 

The Corporation values and supports workplace diversity. We believe diverse ideas, opinions and perspectives make our organization stronger.

Manager Lending Support

Do you have strong organizational and prioritization skills, and can easily adapt to changing work demands?  Do you have strong analytical skills with a solution-focus approach?  Do you have a helpful and collaborative nature and can easily build relationships with your team and those you support?

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Prairie Centre Credit Union, Saskatchewan’s largest rural-based credit union, currently has a permanent full-time Manager Lending Support opportunity available. Reporting to the Vice President Retail Service & Support, the Manager Lending Support is responsible for promoting exceptional member relationships, products, services, and delivery of retail and syndicated lending through administrative support.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage lending products including loan creation, user acceptance testing, deployment, and issue resolution
  • Manage all loan administration processes
  • Provide banking system administration and support in relation to lending products
  • Administer, maintain, monitor, and report on PCCU, federal, and provincial lending programs and assist in the development and technical direction of lending administration programs
  • Oversee the administration of syndicated loan files
  • Coach, develop, mentor, and motivate direct reports
  • Develop and recommend policies and procedures in the lending function and act as a corporate resource on interpretation, application, and implementation
  • Research and develop lending related pricing recommendations
  • Manage the second file check process and report findings
  • Comply with PCCU policies and procedures, and identify opportunities for department/organizational efficiencies

Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree, or a combination of education and experience within the financial services industry
  • Consumer and basic agriculture lending experience preferred
  • Management level experience with an aptitude for team building and providing top-notch customer service
  • Demonstrated analytical and numeric reasonability, with exceptional attention to detail, time management, planning, and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate integrity, confidentiality, and initiative

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 Karen McFaull, Vice President Retail Service & Support, at 306-882-5567. To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume on or before October 31, 2022 to: careers@pccu.ca.

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

Senior Manager: Commercial Adjudication

Are you seeking an opportunity that provides a great work-life balance, along with the opportunity to build a satisfying career and be part of an organization that puts their community and employees first?  If you have advanced knowledge and experience in commercial credit and know what it takes to succeed in the competitive financial services market, we encourage you to read on!

THE AREA: ‘Come for a visit, stay for a career!’

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 that are within easy commuting distance. 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

KOOTENAY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION

We’re the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees.  Our Corporate Office is in Trail, BC along with our Member Service Centre and we have eleven branches throughout the Kootenays offering retail and commercial banking services.  We’re community-minded and continue to strive to fulfill our vision to be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.

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

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager Commercial Adjudication to join our team. The position is based out of Trail, BC however we are open to consider remote work options for the right candidate.

As Senior Manager Commercial Adjudication you are responsible for the operational control of the credit union’s commercial lending portfolio, commercial adjudication and retail & commercial administration in a manner that supports operational efficiency and ensures compliance with regulatory and organizational practices, policies & procedures, and risk framework.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Being accountable for the planning, development, and implementation of policies, programs and strategies in support of commercial lending functions and credit support lending administration
  • Providing operational oversight of compliance with enterprise risk management (ERM) policies and practices and maintenance of lending operations, risk, and administrative practices, policies, and procedures
  • Providing managerial and administrative control of the commercial lending portfolio, adjudication and retail and commercial credit support administration
  • Being accountable for providing managerial direction and leadership to the centralized management team to achieve established organizational performance goals
  • Being accountable for operational oversight of commercial annual reviews and renewals of credit facilities in the commercial credit portfolio
  • Providing managerial oversight of the commercial credit collection function and having accountability for identifying areas of potential risk and initiating actions to mitigate potential losses within established controls
  • Commonly acting as a project lead, as well as supporting the execution of a variety of cross-functional strategic projects

The ideal incumbent will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or designation requiring 3 to 4 years’ full-time study or equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 years’ progressive leadership experience in the financial services industry with a focus on commercial credit execution, oversight, adjudication, underwriting and credit design
  • Advanced knowledge of commercial credit underwriting policies and procedures
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in managing commercial credit including underwriting, portfolio quality oversight and compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Strong knowledge in credit risk management policies and procedures and regulatory requirements relative to credit union credit risk management
  • Strong knowledge of credit management information reporting infrastructure to further enable overall credit portfolio management
  • Strong experience in policy and procedure administration, internal controls and auditing systems
  • Strong understanding of consumer and commercial deposit and lending practices, collection techniques and legislative regulations and statutes as they pertain to consumer and business deposit and lending activities
  • Strong knowledge of information technology best practices and the ability to keep abreast of new technologies
  • Knowledge of and commitment to maintaining current knowledge of legislative requirements, best practices, local community and financial industry trends and forecasts as they related to the functional areas of the position
  • Strong project management and planning skills

Leadership Competencies:

  • The ability to anticipate strategic business demands and effectively align people, processes, and systems so that the appropriate talent, structure, and operating models are in place
  • 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 develop breakthrough strategies that clearly differentiate the business within the communities it serves, while operating in an environment of flux, rapid change, and technological disruption
  • The ability to understand and leverage knowledge of the credit union and financial system including key external relationships, political and economic forces, emerging alliances, competitors, and the regulatory context
  • The ability to work within and across groups and/or organizations to solve complex issues and create the best solutions that benefit members and our 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 of $96K – $121K based on skills and experience
  • Competitive benefits including extended health, dental and vision coverage
  • Health care spending account
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • 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

Please apply online through the careers section of our website at kscu.com to upload your cover letter, resume and complete the application questions.

Closing date:  Open until filled

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

Operations Service Representative 2, Estate Assistant

Together, Let’s Do Great Things!

We’re the largest financial institution based on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and we’ve got an opportunity for you. We are looking for an Operations Service Representative 2, Estate Assistant, so if you’re passionate about building and maintaining relationships with our members to improve their financial health while supporting the Estate Coordinators and branches, we’d like to hear from you!

What’s the role?

As a Operation Service Representative 2, Estate Assistant you are responsible for providing support to the Estate Coordinators and branches to process estate related transactions. Coastal Community Credit Union strives “to be the leaders in building relationships that improve financial health, enrich people’s lives and build healthier communities” and it is the responsibility of the Operation Service Representative 2, Estate Assistant to carry the vision statement forward in order to build, maintain, attract and expand the member’s relationship with the Credit Union. As an Operation Service Representative 2, Estate Assistant you will provide friendly, professional service in an efficient, financially responsible manner.

Your duties will include:

  • Set up new estate files and reviews for completeness and accuracy; notifies the Estate Coordinator or Assistant Manager regarding irregularities.
  • Receives, sorts, and files Estate department mail and documents.
  • Acts as resource for all branches and handles routine inquiries relating to estate and trust products and related services such as Power of Attorney and committee accounts.
  • Answer and responds to telephone and email inquiries.
  • Responds to clearing inquiries relating to preauthorized transactions in Estate accounts.
  • Assist Estate Coordinators in ensuring branch staff adheres to internal policies and checklists relating to estate/trust administration and funds disbursal.
  • Identifies time sensitive issues and reviews with Estate Coordinator.
  • Completes the Dormant Estate Account Report and other Estate related reports.
  • Fosters relationship building through excellent service and product knowledge.
  • Performs other duties and back up services as required.

What are we looking for?

  • Minimum of one (1) year financial service experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Successful completion of CUIC 185 and/or CUIC 200.
  • Successful completion of the MSR II course and exam.
  • Solid working knowledge of all Coastal Community products and services.
  • Solid working knowledge of the banking system.
  • Solid working knowledge of credit union and Central 1 policies relating to estates, trust and related services.
  • Actively pursuing the CUIC Fellowship Designation and/or other related education.
  • Familiarity with Coastal Community’s policies and procedures around estate administration.
  • Above average MSR/OSR skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Estate and Trust Administration Level 1 course is an asset

Ideally, you are a flexible, collaborative team player with:

  • Proficient with the Windows suite of programs.
  • Ability to utilize sound judgement in developing recommendations.
  • Ability to multitask while providing quality service.
  • Ability to complete projects and work within time constraints in a high paced environment.

Who are we?

Since first forming in 1946, Coastal Community has grown to become the largest financial services provider based on Vancouver Island. We’re proud of the legacy we’ve built and the things that make us who we are:

  • We’re 100% member-owned, with all decisions made locally—right here on Vancouver Island.
  • We’re a growing organization with over $4 billion in assets under management. Coastal Community helps improve the financial health of over 100,000 members and clients through our 24 branches, 16 insurance offices, 4 business centres, plus our wide range of online and digital services.
  • We believe in making meaningful contributions to the communities we call home. Each year, we give over half a million to community organizations and programs.

If you join us you’ll work hard, but have a lot of fun along the way. We offer a generous compensation package and a great work/life balance because we want you to spend your career here. Many people do!

Senior Manager: Commercial Adjudication

KOOTENAY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION

Kootenay Savings, the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees, continues to strive to fulfill our vision:

To be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.

Do you… have advanced knowledge and experience in commercial credit and know what it takes to succeed in the competitive financial services market? Are you a natural leader who thrives in an ever-evolving work environment and aspires to make a positive difference each and every day? Are you a motivated self-starter with a proven track record of success in commercial lending oversight, adjudication, and underwriting?

If so… we want to hear from you!

We’re looking for a Senior Manager Commercial Adjudication to join our team.

As Senior Manager Commercial Adjudication you are responsible for the operational control of the credit union’s commercial lending portfolio, commercial adjudication and retail & commercial administration in a manner that supports operational efficiency and ensures compliance with regulatory and organizational practices, policies & procedures, and risk framework.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Being accountable for the planning, development, and implementation of policies, programs and strategies in support of commercial lending functions and credit support lending administration
  • Providing operational oversight of compliance with enterprise risk management (ERM) policies and practices and maintenance of lending operations, risk, and administrative practices, policies, and procedures
  • Providing managerial and administrative control of the commercial lending portfolio, adjudication and retail and commercial credit support administration
  • Being accountable for providing managerial direction and leadership to the centralized management team to achieve established organizational performance goals
  • Being accountable for operational oversight of commercial annual reviews and renewals of credit facilities in the commercial credit portfolio
  • Providing managerial oversight of the commercial credit collection function and having accountability for identifying areas of potential risk and initiating actions to mitigate potential losses within established controls
  • Commonly acting as a project lead, as well as supporting the execution of a variety of cross-functional strategic projects

The ideal incumbent will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or designation requiring 3 to 4 years’ full-time study or equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 years’ progressive leadership experience in the financial services industry with a focus on commercial credit execution, oversight, adjudication, underwriting and credit design
  • Advanced knowledge of commercial credit underwriting policies and procedures
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in managing commercial credit including underwriting, portfolio quality oversight and compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Strong knowledge in credit risk management policies and procedures and regulatory requirements relative to credit union credit risk management
  • Strong knowledge of credit management information reporting infrastructure to further enable overall credit portfolio management
  • Strong experience in policy and procedure administration, internal controls and auditing systems
  • Strong understanding of consumer and commercial deposit and lending practices, collection techniques and legislative regulations and statutes as they pertain to consumer and business deposit and lending activities
  • Strong knowledge of information technology best practices and the ability to keep abreast of new technologies
  • Knowledge of and commitment to maintaining current knowledge of legislative requirements, best practices, local community and financial industry trends and forecasts as they related to the functional areas of the position
  • Strong project management and planning skills

Leadership Competencies:

  • The ability to anticipate strategic business demands and effectively align people, processes, and systems so that the appropriate talent, structure, and operating models are in place
  • 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 develop breakthrough strategies that clearly differentiate the business within the communities it serves, while operating in an environment of flux, rapid change, and technological disruption
  • The ability to understand and leverage knowledge of the credit union and financial system including key external relationships, political and economic forces, emerging alliances, competitors, and the regulatory context
  • The ability to work within and across groups and/or organizations to solve complex issues and create the best solutions that benefit members and our 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 of $96K – $121K based on skills and experience
  • Competitive benefits including extended health, dental and vision coverage
  • Health care spending account
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • 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

Remote work options for this opportunity may be considered.

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 kscu.com

Please apply online through the careers section of our website at kscu.com to upload your resume and complete the application questions.

Closing date:  July 29 2022

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

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