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Falcon National Bank/Health Savings Account Manager
         
Position Description:
The HSA Manager will serve as the primary member of the bank’s Health Savings Account Sales, Service, Compliance and Strategic initiatives, and will be responsible for the management of all HSA functions.  The HSA Manager will have a complete understanding of the HSA solution, goals and initiatives, but also the details, including the daily operations, compliance and legal aspects of H.S.A.  The goal would be to build his/her team to have industry leading knowledge of HSA rules, regulations and tax laws.  A strong understanding of the HSA market from both the competitive environment and Insurance environment will be necessary to lead a dynamic sales campaign.  The position must stay on top of all health care changes and work to offer new technology and other product enhancements necessary to remain an industry leader.  This position will report to the bank CEO.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Lead the transition of HSA Resources processes, strategies and sales culture into the Bank in a timely and effective manner.
  2. Develop and maintain HSA market expertise and provide analysis of the competitive, insurance and legal environment.
  3. Maintain and build an industry leading knowledge of HSA rules, tax implications and regulations
  4. Develop a dynamic sales initiative and culture and lead a robust marketing campaign that includes Agents, Employer Groups, businesses and individuals. 
  5. Responsible for growing the H.S.A. portfolio, including future product development, and product presentations to employer and agent groups.
  6. Responsible for overseeing the servicing & maintenance of the current and new HSA account and client relationships; including, but not limited to vendors, business entities, insurance agents and Individuals.
  7. Represents the bank in various community and civic functions to further enhance the bank's H.S.A. image, and to develop additional business.
  8. Supervise members of the H.S.A. department, ensuring H.S.A. employees perform in an effective manner.  Provide leadership by example and coaching, performance, and providing positive reinforcement, training and support necessary for employees to succeed.  Complete performance reviews as required.
  9. Conduct department meetings with employees to review sales, product knowledge, and individual performance goals and achievements.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree, or 2 years' of post-secondary education, business or finance preferred
  • 5 years' experience in banking, insurance and/or broker fields. 
  • 2 or more years' experience working directly with Health Savings Accounts preferred
  • Project management/marketing experience
  • Supervisory/management experience
  • Experience with database applications a plus

Required Skills:

  • Good communication and listening skills 
  • Good leader and motivator; team player                                      
  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Proven ability to develop marketing and business development skills with customers.
  • Proficient with Microsoft products, spreadsheets and banking software
  • Self-motivated; responsible
  • Mathematical skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • High level of accuracy
  • Flexible
  • Good organizational and time management skills

Interested parties please send a resume to:

JSolt@FalconNational.com
Fax:  320-968-2053
Mail:  183 Cedar Drive, Foley, MN  56329

(MBA File H-4068) (4-16-14)


ACH Compliance Services Specialist

The Upper Midwest ACH Association (UMACHA) – is looking for an individual to join our team and complete ACH compliance services for member financial institutions. 
 
Responsibilities:

  • Complete ACH Audits for member financial institutions and third-party senders when contracted
  • Complete ACH Risk Assessments for members when contracted
  • Complete RDC Risk Assessments for members when contracted (travel for these three services can be significant)
  • Travel 50-70% of the time (seasonal based on the deadlines for each service)
  • Review and update the tools for each of the above services at least yearly
  • Schedule Audits and Risk Assessments
  • Assist with webinars and face-to-face classes on the ACH Audit and on the Risk Assessment requirements
  • Assist with developing and executing promotions and initiatives to increase compliance services used by members

Necessary Skills:

  • 2+ years' experience in financial institution (bank or credit union) audit, operations or compliance
  • 2 year degree in accounting, finance, or business, or commensurate experience
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently
  • Strong communications skills; verbal, presentational, and written
  • AAP (Accredited ACH Professional) preferred as well as any audit certifications or accreditations
  • Check, Image, and RDC knowledge preferred
  • Proven track record of delivering a high quality product under pressure
  • Well-developed skills in Microsoft products

UMACHA is a non-profit, electronic payments based Association, located in the Minneapolis, St. Paul area.  UMACHA serves financial institutions and companies in the 9th Federal Reserve district.  Primary services include; education, information and problem solving services, and compliance based services dealing with the ACH network, along with image and check processing. This is a growing area with a tremendous amount of potential for UMACHA.

Forward your resume and salary requirements to Angi Farren, Senior Director, at angif@umacha.org or mail to 7100 Northland Circle, Suite 407, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428.

(MBA File H-4067) (4-16-14)


Branch Manager - Edina

Think Mutual Bank is building a new branch in Edina and is looking for a Branch Manager to lead the expansion in the Edina market.  Our branch manager is responsible for growing all aspects of the business in the Edina market. This includes direct management and coaching of the branch team and leading integration efforts within the branch with the small business, insurance, mortgage,  and investment business lines with the result of growing the banking franchise in the Edina market.   The branch manager is also a key component of business development efforts within the community through their outreach and involvement.

Think's unique culture empowers employees to provide the best financial care to customers every day.  Our professional compensation plan is focused on quality by hiring the best and  paying them accordingly.  We are focused on business outcomes and helping customers achieve peace of mind. We are not focused on quantity, as compensation is not directly related to the number of accounts opened or volume produced. 

Successful candidates will have strong credit skills, experience developing relationships in the community,  and a positive track record of empowering and developing employees.

To learn more about our new Edina branch, visit www.thinkbank.com/edina/

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in consumer or small business banking.
  • 2+ years of experience managing staff, preferably in the banking or financial industry.

To learn more about the opportunity or submit an application, visit www.thinkbank.com/careers.

About Think:
Think Mutual Bank is a growing $1.5 billion mutual savings bank headquartered in Rochester, MN with branches in Eagan, Apple Valley, Edina, and St. Paul. Serving more than 100,000 customers, we are a full-service financial institution whose mission is to help our customers build a better life. As a mutual bank, our sole focus is serving our customers. As we are owned by your customers, we're able to deliver the highest quality care with compassion and trust.

(MBA File H-4066) (4-16-14)


Credit Analyst

Lake Elmo Bank, an independent community bank, has an immediate opening for a FT Credit Analyst in our Credit Analysis Department.  This position reports to the Senior Vice President and will work with Loan Officers to evaluate and provide written analysis of the financial condition of prospective and existing commercial borrowers.   Ideal candidate will have a degree in Accounting or Finance, or 1-3 years commercial credit analysis experience.  Position requires excellent financial analysis and writing abilities.  Must be accurate and detail oriented, with strong Microsoft Excel skills. 

Please send resume and cover letter to:  HR Manager, Lake Elmo Bank, 11465 39th Street No, PO Box 857, Lake Elmo, MN  55042.  Apply by: April 30, 2014.  AA/EEO

(MBA File H-4065) (4-15-14)


Credit Analyst

Position Available:  Immediately

Background: Landmark Community Bank is rebuilding from losses stemming from the credit crisis. The Bank is operating under a Consent Order following losses from RE and commercial lending, has been working aggressively to resolve troubled debt and is making significant progress.

Position Summary:

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for analyzing loan data on new, renewal and existing loans, credit bureaus, and other financial institutions.
  • Prepare spreadsheets, reports, and summaries for loan officers on new, existing and renewed loans while providing technical advice or assistance when necessary.
  • Maintain control of the submission and receipt of financial statements and other financial information from the borrowers and prepare necessary analysis documentation.
  • Provide an assessment of loan condition and quality, independent of the lending function.

The successful candidate must be highly competent, results driven, and able to analyze credit in a way that leads to a safe and sound portfolio. Must possess analytical and collaborative skills facilitating integration with related departments. The candidate must also be able to establish concrete goals and be able to provide timely, accurate and detailed reporting.

Other Duties:

  • Establish, review and update new and existing loan files.
  • Maintain excellent knowledge of lending policies and procedures and be able identify policy deviations.
  • Report findings that may have an adverse effect on loan collateral or a borrower’s ability to repay.
  • Adjust quickly to different work situations and remain composed under pressure and stressful situations.

Background and Experience:

  • 2-3 years of related experience in commercial real estate and business lending.
  • Superior planning and ability manage time to complete work in established deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational/collaborative, communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience and comfort operating with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • College education required; preferably in business, finance or accounting.

Competitive Salary and Benefits, 401K!

If you would like to be considered for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to hr@landmark-bank.net.

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4064) (4-15-14)


Customer Service Rep/Teller

CornerStone State Bank in Le Sueur, MN is currently seeking a full time Customer Service Rep/Teller who would be willing to be committed to providing excellent customer service.

The Customer Service Rep must enjoy working with the public and meeting new people.  This person should also have excellent customer service skills including selling skills and knowledge of Bank services.

Principle duties include, but not limited to:

  • Open new deposit/transaction accounts
  • CD’s and IRA’s
  • Safe Deposit Rental
  • Wire Transfers
  • Maintain CSR manual
  • Balance various Bank account
  • Back-up in teller line as needed

Previous Bank experience would be helpful but not necessary.

Qualified applicants need to have strong communication skills, along with an aptitude for accuracy and  to also have the ability to work independently along with multi tasking.

Please e-mail your resume to marykay@cornerstonestatebank.com

CornerStone State Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4063) (4-15-14)


Branch Manager

Iowa Falls State Bank has an opportunity for a Branch Manager.
The Branch Manager is a leader and member of the senior management team.  This position is responsible for managing the retail deposit delivery function of the bank including personal banking, teller function, and customer service.  In addition to handling key account relationships and working with new customers, the Branch Manager will participate in the marketing, sales, and management activities of the bank.  The primary focus of this position is to expand bank’s customer base through reaching new customers, developing new products, and delivering exceptional service.  Qualified individuals will have a bachelor’s degree and 5 years experience in a business environment with 2 years being financial services, sales, and supervisory.   The Branch Manager will be an active and visible member of the Iowa Falls community including joining service organizations, supporting community service, and promoting the Bank’s favorable image.  This is a high level position, reports to the bank President, and is an important part of the future success of Iowa Falls State Bank.

About Iowa Falls State Bank
Iowa Falls State Bank is a family owned community bank that takes pride in developing deep life-long relationships based on thoughtful, reliable and confidential service.  The bank has 70 years of ownership continuity, strong and consistent financial performance, beautiful and historically renovated facilities, and a progressive culture.  The management team is experienced, dynamic, and works collaboratively toward strategic bank goals.  Employees of Iowa Falls State Bank are treated respectfully and as part of a family.

About Iowa Falls
Known as Iowa’s “Scenic City” for its charm, history, and natural beauty, Iowa Falls has maintained a reputation as a progressive city in both community development and business growth potential.    Recent city improvements have made Iowa Falls a cultural center with strong retail and commercial businesses, while being an hour from several larger cities such as Ames, Mason City, Waterloo, and Fort Dodge.   Iowa Falls offers recent projects such as a new library, aquatic center, fire station, recreational trail system, football stadium and new municipal hospital as well as Ellsworth Community College facilities including an Equine and Ag Renewable Energy Center and Fitness Center.  The city has a strong pro-business environment and thriving small business climate.  A community of 5,000 residents, Iowa Falls enjoys quality amenities usually reserved for larger cities, but maintains its small town culture.  As a strong and stable financial institution serving the residents and business of the city, Iowa Falls State Bank is a foundation of the Iowa Falls community.

Benefits
Iowa Falls State Bank offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, 401k, Paid time off and team bonus plan.

Apply
Qualified candidates should apply at hr@ifsbank.com questions should be directed to Lew Sacks at 641-648-8837

We look forward to hearing from you.

Iowa Falls State Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4062) (4-15-14)


Senior Lender

Iowa Falls State Bank has an opportunity for a Senior Lender.
The Senior Lender is a leader and member of the senior management team.  This position is responsible for managing loans, deposit products and services to commercial and agricultural clients, their managers and their employees.  Qualified individuals will have experience in the financial industry, including diverse lending experience and knowledge of commercial products and services.  Midwest background or Iowa connection is preferred; please describe your connection in your cover letter.  Duties include originating, underwriting and closing commercial and agriculture loans, as well as managing other lenders and support team. Candidates for consideration will have experience participating in a formalized sales environment, managerial and supervisory experience, along with an understanding and appreciation of non-lending functions of the bank.  The Senior Lender will be an active and visible member of the Iowa Falls community including joining service organizations, supporting community service, and promoting the Bank’s favorable image.  This is a high level position that is involved in many operating areas of the bank and an important part of the future success of Iowa Falls State Bank.

About Iowa Falls State Bank
Iowa Falls State Bank is a family owned community bank that takes pride in developing deep life-long relationships based on thoughtful, reliable and confidential service.  The bank has 70 years of ownership continuity, strong and consistent financial performance, beautiful and historically renovated facilities, and a progressive culture.  The management team is experienced, dynamic, and works collaboratively toward strategic bank goals.  Employees of Iowa Falls State Bank are treated respectfully and as part of a family.

About Iowa Falls
Known as Iowa’s “Scenic City” for its charm, history, and natural beauty, Iowa Falls has maintained a reputation as a progressive city in both community development and business growth potential.    Recent city improvements have made Iowa Falls a cultural center with strong retail and commercial businesses, while being an hour from several larger cities.   Iowa Falls offers recent projects such as a new library, aquatic center, fire station, recreational trail system, football stadium and new municipal hospital as well as Ellsworth Community College facilities including an Equine/Ag Renewable Energy Center and Fitness Center.  The city has a strong pro-business environment and thriving small business climate.  A community of 5,000 residents, Iowa Falls enjoys quality amenities usually reserved for larger cities, but maintains its small town culture.  As a strong and stable financial institution serving the residents and business of the city, Iowa Falls State Bank is a foundation of the Iowa Falls community.

Benefits
Iowa Falls State Bank offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, 401k, paid time off, profit sharing, and team bonus plan.

Apply
Qualified candidates should apply at hr@ifsbank.com questions should be directed to Lew Sacks at 641-648-8837

We look forward to hearing from you.

Iowa Falls State Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4061) (4-15-14)


Part Time Universal Banker 1– Maple Grove

Highland Bank specializes in meeting the unique needs and business objectives of growing businesses, their customers, their employees and their owners. We strive to put our customers first, make banking easy and get the job done. Founded in 1943, Highland Bank manages $500 million in assets and serves its customers with 80+ knowledgeable and experienced employees in five locations: Bloomington, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, St. Michael, and St. Paul.  Highland Bank is also proud to have been designated as a Preferred Lender by the Small Business Administration (SBA), one of a handful of banks in Minnesota to have earned this select designation.

We have an exciting opening for a part time Universal Banker 1 position in our Maple Grove location!  This position provides superior customer service while opening bank products such as checking and savings accounts, while also processing a variety of routine financial transactions including check cashing, withdrawals, and deposits.  Ensures quality, accurate, reliable, thorough, and timely processing duties performed and services provided to internal and external customers, to include client satisfaction.

This position will work the following schedule: Mondays 7:00am – 4:00pm, Tuesdays 7:00am – 4:00pm, Fridays 11:00am – 5:00pm and every Saturday 9:00am – 12:00pm.

The right candidate will hold high school diploma, or GED, and preferably, one to two years of experience in the financial services industry, ideally Teller or Phone Bank.  This individual will bring a very detail-oriented mantra and be able to handle multiple priorities at one time.  He or she will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with both customers and employees.

Interested parties should apply online at www.highlandbanks.com.  Please click on Careers then select Teller/Customer Service and specify Part Time Universal Banker during the application process.  No phone calls please.

(MBA File H-4060) (4-15-14)


Senior Personal Banker

Lake Area Bank is a progressive community bank dedicated to providing our customers with a wide range of products and services. We strive to provide the highest standard of personal service and convenience to our customers with the core purpose of making a difference. This position is responsible for selling the various financial products and services the organization has to offer with a primary focus of developing and maintaining prospective and existing customer relationships.  We are seeking a full-time Sr. Personal Banker for our Lindstrom location. In addition to competitive pay and full benefit package, we offer a friendly, relaxed working environment with a strong customer focus.

Position Qualifications and Specifications:

  • High School degree or equivalent
  • B.A. or some post-secondary education/degree preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Minimum of 3-5 years personal banking experience required. 
  • Must have a proven history of selling a variety of financial products and services including personal/consumer loans and deposit products.  Must be a self-starter who thrives in a strong team environment.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory/compliance with regards to loans and new accounts.
  • Good familiarity with computer processes and experienced in Word and Excel.
  • High proficiency in spelling, punctuation, grammar and numerical aptitude.
  • MUST be  dependable, accurate and impeccable attention to detail.
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize throughout the day.
  • Must be able to project themselves in a positive and courteous way in person and on the phone.

Work Environment:

  • Professional office environment with periodical travel to customer sites and other bank locations.

Interested applicants can apply on-line at www.lakeareabank.com under career opportunities or at www.freedombank.iapplicants.com

AA/EOE

(MBA File H-4059) (4-13-14)


Personal Banker
Vermillion State Bank

Vermillion State Bank is a community bank with six locations in the Southeast Twin Cities metropolitan area.  As we grow, we are looking for a banker who shares our commitment to providing excellent customer service to join our team. 

Job description

The Personal Banker is responsible for developing and maintaining customer relationships by providing exceptional service throughout all aspects of consumer banking.  This includes opening new accounts and servicing existing accounts.  Other tasks include creating account documents, assisting customers with banking transactions, and participating in daily balancing activities. 

Position Requirements

  • Excellent decision-making and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a growing and changing environment
  • Desire to provide exceptional customer service
  • 3 years banking experience with a strong knowledge of consumer banking products and regulations (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity for career advancement.  To apply, please email your resume to mariam@vermillionbank.com.

(MBA File H-4058) (4-13-14)


Commercial and Agricultural Loan Officer
Vermillion State Bank

Vermillion State Bank is a community bank with six locations in the Southeast Twin Cities metropolitan area.  As we grow, we are seeking a loan officer who shares our commitment to providing excellent customer service to join our team. 

Job Description
The Commercial and Agricultural Loan Officer is responsible for originating, underwriting, and servicing a variety of loans while developing and managing loan portfolios that meet established loan policies to maximize profitability and minimize risk.  The loan officer works closely with customers to further develop and strengthen customer relationships. This position also involves analyzing financial statements and creating internal documentation to support lending decisions.   

Position Requirements

  • Four year college degree, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of three years of experience in commercial and/or agricultural lending
  • Strong analysis, decision-making, and communication skills
  • Dedication to providing exceptional customer service

Vermillion State Bank offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  To apply, please email your resume to mariam@vermillionbank.com

(MBA File H-4057) (4-13-14)


Personal Banker (Financial Services Representative)

Do you love working with clients and thrive in a positive and supportive work environment? 2013 Best Places to Work winner Signature Bank, a $240 million community bank has an opening for a Personal Banker (we call them Financial Service Representatives). The Personal Banker will be responsible for providing the highest level of customer service, while promoting and selling all bank deposit products to consumer and corporate clients. Our Personal Bankers partner with Lenders to expand existing banking relationships and help develop new ones.

Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Open/close accounts and prepare and process all required documents (including new account due diligence, ordering checks and debit cards, etc.)
  • Proactively assist new clients with the transition to Signature Bank
  • Perform various customer service related duties such as account openings/closings, wire transfers, telephone transfers, account maintenance requests, online banking questions, remote deposit questions, and a variety of other technical questions
  • Proactively identify and follow up with cross sale opportunities within existing client base
  • Sell and cross sell bank products such as Checking, Savings, Certificates of Deposit, IRAs, Ready Reserve, Debit Cards, Online Banking, Cash Management, Remote Deposit, Secure Tokens, merchant Visa, etc.
  • Partner with Online Banking & Cash Management Specialist to sell, service, set up, train, and install Signature Bank’s technology products
  • Stay current of changing technology and make recommendations for future product rollouts and considerations

Qualified candidates will possess the ability and desire to project a professional, positive, and courteous image in assisting clients (both in person and over the phone) and fellow employees.  Candidates should have a college degree and experience as a Personal Banker, as well as expertise in deposit related products, account structure, set up, compliance, and documentation.

Signature Bank is open for business Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Interested candidates please email your resume to kcollignon@signaturebankonline.com.

(MBA File H-4056) (4-10-14)


Minnwest Bank –Minnetonka Office
Full-Time Teller

We are seeking a full-time teller with benefits package included for our Minnetonka branch.

This position requires a positive attitude, excellent customer service skills and professional interactions with customers and co-workers.  Must be flexible, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, a team-player and organized.  This position would also require working on Saturdays.  Applicants with previous teller experience are preferred.  Competitive wage based on
experience. 

Please apply by email: minnwest@gmail.com

Minnwest Bank Metro
Attn: Chad
14820 Highway 7
Minnetonka, MN 55345
minnwest@gmail.com

AA/EOE

(MBA File H-4055) (4-10-14)


Minnwest Bank –Minnetonka Office
Customer Service Representative

The Customer Service Representative (CSR) opens bank accounts for new and existing customers and helps customers with banking needs. The CSR helps the branch meet its budget and growth goals.  The CSR is expected to pro-actively develop new business from outside the bank and assist walk in customers. 

This position requires excellent customer service skills, selling skills and professional interactions with customers and co-workers.  Must be flexible, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, a team-player and organized.  Applicants should have a minimum of 1-3 years of banking and sales experience.  Competitive wage based on experience.  This position would also require working on Saturdays.

Please apply by email: minnwest@gmail.com

Minnwest Bank Metro
Attn: Chad
14820 Highway 7
Minnetonka, MN 55345
minnwest@gmail.com

AA/EOE

(MBA File H-4054) (4-10-14)


First Resource Bank Credit Analyst

First Resource Bank seeks an intelligent, hardworking credit analyst to fill a position at our Loan Production Office in Minnetonka, MN.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Spreading financial statements
  • Basic analysis of financial performance and ratios
  • Researching publicly available data on potential borrowers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • 2 – 5 years of banking, analyst or similar experience is a plus, but not required

Skills:

  • Strong financial/analytical/math skills
  • Proficient  in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Written and verbal communication skills

If you are interested in being challenged and part of a winning team, and willing to learn from a veteran banker, please email your resume to Dguetter@firstresourcemn.com.

First Resource Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(MBA File H-4053) (4-9-14)


Branch Administration Lead/CSR/Teller

Full-time banking position available immediately.  Lake Country Community Bank in Nerstrand, MN has an opening for a full-time Branch Administration Lead/CSR/Teller, to join our team 35-40 hours per week.  Preferred qualifications would include: Previous banking experience as a Bank Teller, Customer Service Rep and/or Branch Administration Supervisor or equivalent; ability to organize; ability to work independently; provide excellent customer service; ability to multitask; proficiency in Microsoft products and banking software products and/or previous experience with Banking systems software; excellent interpersonal skills and is a Team Player.  Principal duties will include but not limited to: strong knowledge of teller operations, opening new accounts and customer service support, supervising staff as a Branch Lead, full knowledge of current Banking Regulations and Rules to be followed in a Community Bank environment, Community involvement.

We offer a friendly, close-to-home atmosphere within a relaxed working environment.  All interested applicants can contact Angie Taylor at (507) 685-2300 or submit resumes to ataylor@lccbank.com.  We will be accepting resumes/applications until April 18, 2014, please call if after this date.            

(MBA File H-4052) (4-9-14)


Credit Analyst

Northeast Bank, located in northeast Minneapolis, has a great opportunity for a hard working individual looking for a challenging and diversified position.

The main responsibility in this position is researching and assessing credit risk within commercial relationships. Duties include preparation of detailed and concise loan presentations, completion of annual reviews on existing customers, spreading and analyzing financial statements, and assisting the other members of the lending staff as needed.

Qualified candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration and excellent written and verbal communication skills.  A minimum of 1-3 years of credit analysis experience is preferred.

Northeast Bank offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefit package, and a fun atmosphere. E-mail your resume and salary requirements to hr@northeastbank-mn.com, fax to 612-617-1307, or mail to Human Resources: 77 Broadway St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4051) (4-8-14)


Part Time Teller/Client Services Representative

We are growing! This is an exciting time to join the team at Signature Bank, a $240 million independent bank located in Minnetonka, MN. We have an immediate opening for a Part Time Teller/Client Services Representative.  Qualified candidates will have some previous teller experience and a knowledge of banking services.

Job summary: Providing professional, accurate and friendly customer service while processing client banking transactions. Must comply with bank policy and Federal Bank regulations. Will also promote bank products and services.

Qualified candidates will possess excellent and polished customer service skills, as well as excellent cash handling and math skills.  Candidates should be self motivated, work well with others and have a commitment to provide the highest level of customer support. This person will learn in-depth knowledge of banking products and services to promote products and make referrals to the appropriate bank area to meet customers’ needs.

Primary hours would be Monday-Friday, 9:00am-3:00 pm, with other occasional weekday hours. Some flexibility in schedule will be permitted.

Interested candidates are to email their resume to kcollignon@signaturebankonline.com.

(MBA File H-4050) (4-8-14)


Private Banking Assistant

Are you passionate about client service?
Do you have an extraordinary ability to anticipate your clients' needs and effectively execute them?
Are you friendly, smart, hard working and dedicated to exceptional customer service? Then we want to talk to you!

Located in Minnetonka, Signature Bank is a $240 million community bank and has an opening for a Private Banking Assistant.  Qualified candidates will have the ability to organize and prioritize tasks on multiple projects/tasks at the same time, while ensuring confidentiality and security of all information and documents.  A college degree with a minimum of one year of private banking support experience is also required.

Job summary: This position is responsible for performing loan administrative support for our Private Bankers and an exceptional banking experience to our Private Banking client base.   

This person will perform general customer service related duties, including answering client inquiries on loan and deposit accounts. Position also includes processing wire transfers, transferring of funds, balance inquiries, and problem resolution/research.  Qualified candidates should have knowledge of various loan and deposit products/services such as: online banking, ACH, Remote Deposit, debit cards, electronic statements, etc. This person will be the resident expert on Private Bankers' client portfolios. Clients should view this person as one of the "go-to" people at Signature Bank for their day to day needs.  Colleagues should view this person as a resource on your Private Bankers' portfolios. 
Qualified candidates will be able to deal effectively and tactfully with both internal and external customers.  Candidates need to perform duties quickly and accurately, while maintaining customer satisfaction. This is a member of a team, and must have the ability and desire to work in a team atmosphere and learn new things!

Primary office hours would be Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Interested candidates are to email their resume to kcollignon@signaturebankonline.com.

(MBA File H-4049) (4-8-14)


Commercial Lender – Mankato, MN
Community Bank Mankato
www.cbfg.net

Community Bank Mankato is seeking a Commercial Lender to join its lending team to manage and build a portfolio of business clients.  This position is responsible to help generate new loan volume for the bank and will be responsible for credit decisions, portfolio credit quality, and fee income.  As part of the bank’s lending team, this position will participate in planning for the loan area and will help support the bank’s overall growth and profitability objectives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities of Position:

  • Responsible for generating commercial, consumer and real estate loans within guidelines set by bank policy and growth targets.  This will include soliciting new customer relationships and deepening relationships with existing customers.
  • Responsible for a loan portfolio, including credit quality, credit committee participation, operational process issues, and profitability of the portfolio.
  • Collection of payments and balances is part of the responsibilities.
  • Can approve loans up to policy limits for position using independent thinking and discretion.
  • Responsible for referring customers to the retail department of the bank for deposit relationships where applicable.
  • Work closely with other lenders to strengthen customer relationships and assist when called upon by other staff.
  • Responsible for assuring that customer service is provided in a high quality manner, as outlined in the bank’s strategic direction.
  • Actively involved in community and civic organizations as appropriate to represent the bank in the community.
  • Responsible for loan files and documents to be compliant with bank policies as well as regulatory rules and guidelines.

Qualifications:  

  • 4-year degree in business or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in Commercial Lending
  • Previous credit experience

To apply please send resume with salary requirements to kay.wallerich@cbfg.net.  Full job description may be provided upon request. 

Community Bank Mankato is an AA/EOE (M/F/D/V)

(MBA File H-4048) (4-7-14)


Commercial Banker

Merchants Bank, Winona, is seeking a Commercial Banker to join our excellent team. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of Commercial Lending experience, strong business development skills, a passion for serving customers and the ability to build relationships.  An excellent opportunity is waiting for a team player looking to make a difference in a growing community with a friendly hometown feeling. Competitive salary and benefit package offered, including an ESOP.  Send resume to: Merchants Bank, Attn: Alberta Rosburg, HR, 102 East 3rd St., P.O. Box 248, Winona, MN  55987 or email resume and cover letter to aarosburg@merchantsbank.com.

Merchants Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

(MBA File H-4047) (4-7-14)


Vice President - Commercial Lending

Our client, First Western Bank & Trust located in Minot, ND, has a career opportunity for a results-oriented individual. This individual joins a successful lending team as Vice President - Commercial Lending. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing commercial lending functions, which include developing new commercial loan business while also maintaining and servicing the existing lending portfolio. This position reports directly to the Chief Lending Officer.

Qualifications include a Bachelor degree in business, finance and/or accounting with 10 years credit and/or lending experience. The ideal candidate must possess strong leadership, analytical, and time-management skills along with effective oral and written communications skills. Strong customer service skills and a sales oriented mentality are essential to this position.

This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a stable work environment. For consideration, please send resume with recent salary history to Megan Bowar, mbowar@eidebailly.com.

(MBA File H-4046) (4-4-14)


Agriculture Loan Officer

First Farmers & Merchants Bank, Cannon Falls, Minnesota, is seeking an experienced agriculture lender to work primarily with agricultural operating, term and real-estate loans.  Loan portfolio will also include commercial and consumer loans.  Duties will include developing new business and helping to manage existing credit relationships, prepare and interpret financial statements and collateral analysis to determine credit worthiness and maintain customer loan files.

Qualifications:

  • 4 year college degree in Ag business, business or finance or related field
  • 1-3 years lending experience with agriculture or commercial loans
  • strong computer, interpersonal and communication skills
  • An understanding of financial analysis, cash flows and  collateral analysis
  • Experience with FinPack farm financial program a plus
  • Experience working with FSA guarantee loans a plus

This is a full-time position.  Salary related to qualifications.  Competitive benefit package included.

Applicants can apply by sending a resume to pauldrackley@ffmbank.com or paulalthoff@ffmbank.com.

(MBA File H-4045) (4-4-14)


Blackduck Teller/Customer Service Representative

Deerwood Bank is currently looking for a full-time Teller/Customer Service Rep for our Blackduck office.  This position includes benefits within a friendly neighborhood office setting. 

A high-degree of customer service is required and involves the opening of new accounts.  If you have a passion for customer service, good communication and interpersonal skills, and cash handling experience we would like to meet with you.

Deerwood Bank offers a professional work environment, where accomplishments are celebrated, strong performance is rewarded and creative ideas are welcomed.

Please send resume to:
Human Resources
Deerwood Bank
PO Box 520
Deerwood MN  56444
Or email:
andreab@deerwoodbank.com

(MBA File H-4044) (4-3-14)


Falcon National Bank
SBA Lender, St. Cloud, MN

Position Description:
The position of SBA Lender is responsible for soliciting, negotiating, underwriting and coordinating the closing of major and complex SBA business loans in compliance with the Bank’s lending policies and procedures and the SBA SOP.  They are responsible to develop business checking and deposit relationships with customers. The position of SBA Lender assists in attaining established Bank goals through active participation in sales management and officer call programs.  Assures compliance with all bank policies and procedures, as well as all applicable state and federal banking regulations including the SBA SOP.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree (BA) or equivalent from a 4 year college or university, and a minimum of  5 years SBA lending experience.  Work related experience should consist of a financial analyzing or SBA lending background.  Educational experience, through in-house training sessions, formal school or financial industry related curriculum, should be business or financial industry related.

Required Skills:
These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this position.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform the position in a satisfactory manner.  Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.

  • Mastered experience, knowledge and training in all lending activities and terminology.
  • Mastered knowledge of commercial, construction, real estate and consumer loan processing.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures.
  • Advanced knowledge of related state and federal lending and compliance regulations, and other Bank lending policies.
  • Proven ability to develop marketing and business development skills with customers.
  • Basic skills in computer terminal and personal computer operation, mainframe computer system; and word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Advanced math skills; calculate interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages; balance accounts; add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; locate routine mathematical errors; compute rate, ratio and percent, including the drafting and interpretation of bar graphs.
  • Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions and instruct others, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and correspondence, speak clearly to customers and employees.
  • Ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations..
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work with no supervision while performing duties.
  • Current Minnesota driver’s license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage if required to drive in the course of performing assigned duties and responsibilities.

The incumbent must be able to perform this position safely, without endangering the health or safety to himself/ herself or others.

If interested in this position, please email your resume to Jessica Bitz at JBitz@FalconNational.com.

(MBA File H-4043) (4-3-14)


Falcon National Bank
Leasing Specialist, St. Cloud, MN

   
Department Description:
The Leasing Department is responsible for providing a level of customer service that goes beyond each and every customer’s expectations.  The Department is responsible for helping maintain and grow sales leasing volume with existing and new Falcon Leasing dealers.  The Leasing Specialist maintains working relationships with dealers to support current and future business needs.  All transactions are processed with optimum efficiency, timeliness, and accuracy. 

Position Description: 
The Leasing Specialist reports to the Leasing Manager and is responsible for all aspects of the leasing process which includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Take incoming customer and dealer calls and answer questions or respond to the needs of the caller
  • Handles transactions associated with supporting dealer business (i.e. creating documents)
  • Develops new vendor relationships, including extensive cold calling by phone
  • Communicates decisions to vendors with appropriate documented paperwork and makes sure equipment prices out
  • Computes upgrade/buyout quotes and communicates them to dealers as needed
  • Reviews signed documents for accurate information and compliance with Falcon National Bank leasing policies and procedures
  • Confirm accuracy of customer information with third party sources.
  • Phone verifies equipment satisfaction with customers and answers any questions during the call
  • Input data accurately
  • Communicate via phone or email with dealers to resolve documentation issues
  • Involved in cross-selling Falcon National Bank products
  • This position would involve cross training and an understanding of other functions to support customer needs
  • General knowledge of Falcon National Bank products

Other duties will be assigned as required to ensure that the Bank is meeting customer expectations and that all commercial leasing activities are in compliance with Bank policy, state and federal regulations and other prudent lending and business practices. 

Education/Experience:

  • 2 years of post-secondary education;  business or finance preferred
  • Experience preferred in leasing or finance

Required Skills:

  • Good communication / listening skills
  • Detail oriented                           
  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills                                                                             
  • Proficient with Microsoft products and bank software products    
  • Work under pressure                                                          
  • Accurate, detailed                                                                              
  • Self motivated
  • Responsible, reliable
  • Ability to train others
  • Mathematical skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Team player
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Multi-tasking
  • Organized
  • Strong organizational, analytical and follow-through skills

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform in a high intensity, customer focused environment, showing accountability in working both independently and as part of a team.  Must display ability to perform tasks that are repetitive in nature with accuracy, maintaining awareness that even seemingly minor tasks carry a great deal of importance to our business. 

If interested, please send your resume to Dan Kvas at DKvas@FalconLeasing.com.

(MBA File H-4042) (4-3-14)


Electronic Banking Specialist

BANKWEST, a full-service community bank with locations in Rockford, Hanover and Buffalo, MN is seeking an Electronic Banking Specialist.

Essential duties include:

  • Developing, implementing, enhancing and supporting  the Bank's electronic services, including Internet banking, mobile banking, remote deposit, social media, website, ACH, EFT, wires, telephone banking, ATM’s, ATM/debit cards.
  • Implementing, administering, and maintaining the ACH program.  This includes creating and maintaining ACH agreements, participation in ACH audits, remediation of ACH findings, and working with regulatory officials as it pertains to the ACH program.
  • Performing customer installations, as necessary.
  • Joining officers on calls, as necessary.
  • Analyzing customer usage of electronic resources and working with the Marketing Department to increase usage of electronic banking delivery channels.
  • Providing usage reports to Management and assist Management in the development and implementation of new electronic banking products and services.
  • Serving as second level support in all electronic banking activities.
  • Creating and maintaining the electronic banking risk assessment.
  • Managing relationship with third party vendors for ATM/Debit card processing, ACH/wire system, and automated teller machines.
  • User administration of Jack Henry, FEDLine Advantage, United Bankers Bank, etc.
  • Additional daily operational duties.

Job requirements include:

  • Education/Experience:  3+ years applicable experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common bank and trade technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to internal and external customers, and regulatory agencies.
  • Computer Skills: Must have strong knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook. Specific skills in Jack Henry preferred. Must be adept at accessing information necessary to perform job functions.

Please send resumes to: humanresources@bankwestmn.com or mail to:

Human Resources
PO Box 219
Rockford, MN 55373

(MBA File H-4041) (4-3-14)


Compliance Officer

BANKWEST, a full-service community bank with locations in Rockford, Hanover and Buffalo, MN is seeking a full time Compliance Officer.

Essential duties include:

  • Serve as Chairperson of the Compliance Committee.
  • Administer, maintain, and update as needed our established compliance program (loan, deposit, CRA, BSA, AML, Privacy, IT, etc.)
  • Develop new program components as warranted.
  • Assist all areas of the bank to ensure compliance with all laws, regulations, or policies.
  • Recommend training programs to increase employee awareness and knowledge of all compliance policies.
  • Establish and maintain internal audit practices.
  • Develop and maintain all Compliance Officer assigned policies and procedures.
  • Maintain current knowledge of changes within federal and state banking regulations, including analyzing new and pending laws and regulations which affect the bank’s current and future practices and operations.
  • Participate in product development processes, acting as an advisor, on aspects affected by compliance requirements.
  • Prepare timely reports summarizing new and revised interpretations of regulations affecting relevant department within the bank. Periodically report to the Board of Directors.
  • Act as liaison with examiners, regulators, and internal/external auditors regarding compliance examinations, processes and procedures.
  • Research and respond to issues and questions from all bank staff regarding regulatory compliance.
  • Serves on task forces and committees and assigned.

Job requirements include:

  • Education/Experience:  5 years applicable experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. CRCM or CCBCO preferred.
  • Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common bank and trade technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to internal and external customers, and regulatory agencies.
  • Computer Skills: Must have strong knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook. Specific skills in Jack Henry preferred. Must be adept at accessing information necessary to perform