Mortgage Specialist (Mobile)

Mortgage Specialist (Mobile) – Two Positions – (Yorkton and Area & Emerald Park and Area)

Closes January 12, 2024

Do you value strong business relationships, and do you like to try new things? At Cornerstone Credit Union we are expanding our team by introducing a mobile Mortgage Specialist role, and this could be you! Be the first person to take on a dynamic new role.

We’re looking for a subject matter expert in all areas of mortgage lending, including both construction and ready to move (RTM) financing to join our team at Cornerstone Credit Union! We are looking for a total of two Mortgage Specialists – one will provide service to Yorkton and area, and the other will provide service to Emerald Park and area.

As a Mortgage Specialist you’ll be an important part of a team of knowledgeable salespeople who share a genuine commitment in partnering with our members to achieve their goals. As a Mortgage Specialist your main objective will be to grow Cornerstone Credit Union’s residential mortgage lending portfolio. You will do this by delivering flexible mortgage lending solutions, providing professional expertise, and presenting timely mortgage advise all while creating exceptional member experiences for both new and existing members.

Specifically, we are looking for someone who has the ability to provide innovative and creative mortgage lending solutions and advise and who has/is:

  • working knowledge of CHMC and Sagen guidelines
  • a deep understanding of local markets and client base
  • strong working relationships with realtors, home builders and centers of influence
  • a flexible work schedule and location; is mobile and accessible to member needs – to meet when and where the member chooses
  • a self-motivated individual with an aggressive sales and service attitude
  • will work independently and effectively in a remote work environment

Post-secondary education in Business or a related discipline, with 3 to 7 years of progressive sales and service experience managing a diverse lending portfolio in a consumer banking environment and/or agriculture or small business lending (including mortgages) or an equivalent combination of both education and experience is the minimum requirement for this position. Having taken individual lending products & services courses and legislative training would be beneficial and if you know what makes Cornerstone Credit Union different or about the products and services we provide, that’s even better!

You’ll receive competitive compensation (base salary plus commissions), great benefits, and matched pension contributions along with other performance incentives and wellness perks. You have the advantage of working remote from either your own home or other office location of your choice within the community. You will set your own schedule but based upon serving member needs.

The cherry on top is the great people who work at Cornerstone. Our team is caring and supportive, and community is at the heart of everything we do. We are proud to be one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for the seventh straight year.

Choose a rewarding career at Cornerstone Credit Union.

~When applying, please select the posting directly related to the area you are interested in working from

Supervisor, Member Services

The Supervisor, Member Services supports Interior Savings’ vision of sales & service excellence by developing and facilitating a professional team that is efficient and effective in serving member needs and achieving branch goals & objectives.

Through personal strengths in communication, leadership, and initiative you will assist the Branch Manager in fostering a positive team environment of employee performance excellence by coaching, training and mentoring Member Service Advisors. You possess the ability to work under pressure with a keen attention to detail and accuracy and will ensure high service standards are achieved by all staff.

Through your coaching and leadership, you will assist your Branch Manager in leading the team to increase member participation levels and ensure Interior Savings is their primary financial institution. You are responsible for assisting with sales and services strategies in support of your branch business goals. As a coach and leader, you are actively engaged with your team on strategies to meet the immediate needs of the members while looking for additional opportunities to grow the business and to educate members on alternative channels. You foster a positive team environment through proactive participation in providing assistance to your staff and take an active role in their career development activities.

You will assist the Branch Manager in maximizing the results of your team by developing, communicating and executing monthly business plans that are aligned with the corporate strategies and contribute to the overall success of the Credit Union by demonstrating behaviours that are consistent with Interior Savings’ Vision, Mission, and Values.

You will participate in the interviewing and hiring process for new staff, as required while ensuring proper scheduling of employees in order to provide excellent member service. You will coach to and follow the organizational business model when referring members, preparing for meetings and uncovering needs. You will work in conjunction with the Branch Manager to develop performance standards and conduct performance appraisals and address member complaints and inquiries as required. You will also perform other duties as assigned.

What we offer:

  • Employer paid vacation
  • Benefits Program
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer paid training/education
  • Special banking perks
  • Work-life balance

The salary range for this position is $62,549 to $74,266 and starting salary will be based on related education, training and experience. This position will work 37 hours per week. 

 Qualifications

  Education

  Required

High School Diploma or better.

Experience

Required

Knowledgeable in a full range of investment products.

Comprehensive understanding of credit products and procedures.

4-6 years: Job-related experience in a financial sales & services environment.

Preferred

Supervisory experience considered an asset.

Mobile Mortgage Specialist

af·fin·i·ty (noun):

  1. A Sask-born co-operative financial institution
  2. a natural compatibility

We want our employees to feel great coming to work so that’s why we give our talent the tools to excel. After all, an exceptional employee experience leads to extraordinary experiences for our members. If you have an affinity for working in a vibrant environment where your achievements are celebrated, then a career with us sounds like the perfect fit!

As a Mobile Mortgage Specialist, you’ll grow Affinity’s residential mortgage business by focusing on origination outside of the advice centre network.

 What you’ll do:

  • Provide appropriate mortgage solutions designed to satisfy members’ long-term goals
  • Coordinate end-to-end mortgage fulfillment (often, remotely)
  • Accountable for increasing Affinity’s share of wallet by effectively promoting larger suite of consumer banking (including Wealth) capabilities and solutions and referring cross-sell opportunities to appropriate channel or specialists
  • Meet with members outside of the advice centre network, at the member’s convenience

What you’ll get:

  • On top of the contractual connection (competitive salary, variable incentive pay, and benefits), we offer rewards and experiences that also speak to your experiential and emotional connection to work and to the communities we serve.
  • Affinity is proud of our remarkable employee experience where employees have support to grow their careers, do what they love, and can be their whole selves at work.
  • A total rewards package with health & dental benefits, a pension plan and health spending account
  • Vacation time, personal days off and a paid volunteer day to maintain a healthy life/work balance

What you’ve got:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in a related field, plus 3 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Industry leading sales ability in growing a book, achieving targets and building a pipeline using a member centric approach
  • Experience in making expert lending product and service recommendations, as well as providing quality member centric referrals to other financial solutions experts
  • Experience with using a broad range of digital channels and devices (i.e. online services, mobile applications, smartphones, tablets, etc.)

How to throw your hat in the ring: Review all of our current job opportunities at www.affinitycu.ca/careers/opportunities and submit your application there using our new Application Portal!

We can’t wait for you to fully unbank yourself and join the Affinity team!

Senior Financial Advisor

At Conexus, we are focused on supporting our members with their needs of today, while also helping them work towards their goals for the future.  It’s about more than conducting a banking transaction, it’s about providing our members with insightful content, tools, expert advice, and a full suite of products to empower them and inspire confidence in their financial decision-making. We prioritize growth and efficiency while never compromising on the financial well-being of our members. We do this by lending an ear to each member’s unique needs throughout Saskatchewan, ensuring personalized solutions.

Our employees are authentic, bold, creative, and responsible. They are the reason we consistently deliver outstanding member experiences. They’re more than just individuals who come to work each day, each employee is a vital part of Conexus.

We acknowledge that our Conexus offices and facilities are located on Treaty 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10 lands. These are the traditional lands of the Cree, Dakota, Dene, Lakota, Nakota and Saulteaux peoples, as well as the homeland of the Métis.

The bigger picture

We’re looking for two agile and adaptive people with a strategic mindsets to come on board as a Senior Level Financial Advisor at our Sherwood Place branch in Regina. You will work diligently to build solid and trusting relationships with our members. Through conversations and ongoing support, you will provide members with personalized insights and options, empowering them to make informed choices about their money.

How you’ll be spending your time

  • Working closely with our members on a day-to-day basis to assist them in setting goals and making informed decisions that improve their financial well-being.
  • Building solid relationships and become a trusted financial partner, who proactively uncovers and identifies member needs through meaningful conversations.
  • Providing solutions and alternatives, including accounts and complex-level consumer investments and lending products and services (consumer loans, mortgages, terms, registered products, mutual funds) to meet new and existing needs of our members.
  • Growing and adapting your skills and knowledge in order to consistently perform with confidence.

The way people describe you

You are a people person and a skilled coach who develops relationships based on understanding and trust. You have deep knowledge in the psychology of money and understand the behaviours that often underlie members’ choices regarding their finances. You proactively step into conversations with courage and empathy. You are bold and demonstrate creative strength, continually exploring new paths to seek opportunities for improvements and efficiencies. You are a team player who welcomes diversity and can work effectively with others. You successfully handle multiple projects at the same time while staying committed to building your knowledge and skills.

The experience you bring

  • 24 Months of Financial Industry Experience in an Advisory Capacity
  • Experience working in a customer care/customer service role
  • Experience in portfolio management
  • License and experience in selling Mutual Funds are required
  • Experience in Underwriting Loans is required
  • First Canadian Title Training
  • Registered Retirement Consultant designations; or working towards this designation

What you get in return

Our team works tirelessly to ensure the financial success of each of our members. We think such dedication deserves recognition. That’s why we’re proud to offer some of the most competitive job perks of any employer around. Come, join our crew, and find out just how sweet the rewards can be:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Industry leading work-life balance and rewards
  • Formal and informal employee development
  • Meaningful work that makes a real difference in our members’ lives

We are excited to consider candidates with combined academic, professional and volunteer experience unique to them. Research shows that many applicants only apply if they meet every qualification of the role and we encourage you to consider the roles that most closely align with your skillset and experience. As we value diverse backgrounds and experiences and are focused on meaningfully building inclusive and diverse workplaces, you may be the new team member we’ve been looking for! This opportunity closes on July 30, 2023 so apply now! If you have questions about this position, please contact Shayla Riche at  jobs@conexus.ca

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