VP / Operations Officer / IT-IS Officer - Cokato

    Job Description

Overall Bank Operations, IT and Information Systems, Bank Auditing and coordination, Vendor Management.

The VP / Operations Officer / IT-IS Officer:

  • Interacts with Bank ownership and management, external auditors and examiners, operations staff, Bank vendors/service providers, and bank customers.
  • Oversees the Bank overall operations, IS Network & processing systems
  • Is responsible to act and make recommendations to establish and achieve the Bank strategic plans
  • Is responsible for the financial integrity of the general ledger and related financial statements
  • Is involved with monitoring the overall accounting and finance aspects of the Bank
  • Monitoring and upkeep of Bank building, furniture & fixtures, and infrastructure
  • Coordinate and oversee all Bank audits and exams
  • Compiles Board reports, coordinates Board meetings
  • Is a member of various committees within the Bank

Bank Operations and Information Technology:

  • Responsible to manage Bank staff, who are in turn responsible for day-to-day operations, bookkeeping, transaction processing, customer service and interaction. Ensure operational procedures and controls are in place to minimize operating risk
  • Responsible for PC Network Oversight including the following: PC & Software training, troubleshooting and repair, Microsoft product maintenance, e-mail management, hardware/software and security patch upgrades, system backup & recovery, and ongoing maintenance
  • Coordinate with the Bank Core processor and IT Managed Service providers
  • Monitor employee internet and web usage
  • Responsible to assist in the development of a long-term technology strategy for the Bank
  • Establishing and updating Bank policies and operational procedures
  • Oversee, establish procedures for & monitoring of all IT and IS related aspects of the Bank

Backup BSA & Security Officer:

Responsible for supporting the Bank's Security and BSA/AML officer in establishing, overseeing and monitoring of the Security and BSA/AML programs, policies and systems.

Additional Operational Support:

  • Assist with Bank open and close
  • Assist President with annual budget. Provide recommendations to improve financial and operational performance
  • OCC and FDIC Assessment retrieval, payment, and recording
  • Marketing and promotion of the Bank. Reputation risk management
  • Employee Policies, PTO management, Payroll system management
  • Responsible for Bank Supplies, Equipment, Building and premises
  • Oversee cash supply and ATM monitoring
  • Wire Transfers - Originating and receiving wires, tracking and reporting
  • Bank customer Garnishments, State of MN Child Support and Tax Levies
  • Coordinating all staff training and education. Setup and monitor Online training program and progress

Committee Assignments and Other:

  • ALCO Committee
  • Audit/Risk Assessment Committee
  • Assist with functions and projects outside the normal scope of the position as needed
  • Involvement with Bank and Community events
  • Bank Chamber of Commerce representative

    Education & Experience

This candidate should have sincere interest in being an integral part of a Bank that focuses on the individuals and businesses in the Community that it serves. Professional, yet comfortable in a small town environment. Education background in accounting, finance, or business management preferred...however willingness and attitude to learn and apply oneself is most important. Three plus years of work experience in accounting, finance, or operations within a banking environment. Familiarity with banking technology, applications and systems. Enthusiastic, with the ability to learn and adapt to the everchanging banking landscape.


Located approximately 45 minutes West of the Twin Cities, First National Bank of Cokato has been a foundation of the community of Cokato for over 100 years. This family owned $100m Bank is a safe, sound and respected financial institution... devoted to serving the people of Cokato and the surrounding areas.

First National Bank has enjoyed the privilege of contributing to the success of many of the community's residents and businesses. We pride ourselves on our reputation of being friendly, caring, and customer oriented.

    How to Apply

Email or send resume, including references to:
Mike Seaberg, President mseaberg@fnbcokato.com

First National Bank of Cokato
Attn: Mike Seaberg
PO Box 490
Cokato, MN 55321

First National Bank
365 Broadway Ave S Cokato, MN 55321-4292

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