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Last revised:   July 24, 2014


Payment Information Consultant

Unique opportunity to work directly with Minneapolis senior executives and System leaders in work related to financial service activities for the entire Federal Reserve System.  Position will be part of a team that supports the Financial Services Policy Committee (FSPC) and the broader Financial Services Management Structure (FSMS) by actively leading and contributing to System high priority financial services initiatives through research, analysis, and communication of those initiatives.  Individual will develop and maintain active working relationships with a broad range of payments system representatives both within the System and the industry. 

Job responsibilities include:

  • Performs highly-complex analysis and evaluation of System-wide operations, financial issues, large-scale projects, and proposals involving financial services.  Provides recommendations to achieve strategic goals.
  • Formulates and conducts individual and joint research and analyses to inform policy recommendations and decision making related to payment issues and topics.
  • Prepares reports, proposals, strategic plans, and other documentation for senior management.
  • Prepares and conducts concise and accurate briefings on a variety of financial services topics for the Minneapolis President (FSPC Chair) and other senior officers.
  • Coordinates and/or participates in various annual FSMS processes such as the repricing process and the evaluation of product offices.
  • Participates and/or leads System work groups and special projects and programs that have significant business impact. 
  • Organizes and coordinates meetings for FSPC-related groups, as needed. 
  • Supports the development of presentations on payments, payment issues, and related policies and practices.
  • Coordinates with the Payments Information and Outreach Office staff on various payment-related efforts within the System and the industry.  Assists in developing presentations, articles, and memoranda on payments and payments standards topics in support of Senior Vice President’s national and District-related outreach activities.
  • Maintains contact and expands Federal Reserve interactions with financial and payments industry organizations including financial institutions, payment industry service providers, trade associations, vendors, and corporations, to educate and share information on payments and payments trends and issues.
  • Develops and maintains a high-level knowledge of industry issues, trends, and technologies related to payments, payment systems, and payments usage to serve as an information resource for the System.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Communications, Management Information Systems, Strategy, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of higher education and/or experience.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Six years or more of demonstrated project management, managerial and/or analytical experience in a payments related field (e.g., ACH, check, cash and debit/credit card services, including electronic payments clearing and settlement, etc.) for the Federal Reserve System or in the financial services industry.   (Eight or more years of experience required for the senior level.)
  • Strong background in and knowledge of the payments system.  Background in and familiarity with financial services and the payments industry, specifically.
  • Excellent analytical skills including advanced skills in analysis, graphics and presentation tools (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.).
  • Excellent writing skills including the ability to summarize and present complex concepts/technical information in a concise and timely manner.
  • Solid critical thinking and decision making skills often looking beyond the obvious solution to a problem and digging deeper for the best solution.
  • Excellent skills in relationship management; ability to work well with diverse people and organizations and all levels of staff and management.
  • Effectively multi-task several projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision to complete high quality work. (Takes initiative to complete high quality work.)

Excellent benefits include 16 days of annual vacation (20 days for level II), 10 paid holidays, immediate eligibility in a matched 401(k) plan with 100% employer matching contribution on employee contributions up to 6% of salary, defined benefit retirement plan, medical, dental, short-term disability benefits, domestic partner benefits, tuition assistance, on-site fitness center. Casual business attire daily!

Visit our website at www.minneapolisfed.org for more information and to apply on-line.

(MBA File H-4183) (7-24-14)


CREDIT ANALYST

Lake Area Bank, a progressive community bank serving the Northeast metro area, has an immediate need for an experienced Credit Analyst at our White Bear Lake location. This professional position provides analytical support to business bankers to facilitate sound lending decisions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Obtain necessary credit and financial data from lending officer, file, or outside sources to complete timely risk and credit analysis.
  2. Spread and analyze credit data and financial statements to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money.
  3. Prepare accurate and objective loan presentations in consultation with lenders' schedules and requirements.
  4. Generate financial ratios, using computer programs, to evaluate customers’ financial condition.
  5. Compare liquidity, profitability, and credit histories of borrowers/ guarantors with geographic and industry norms.
  6. Oversee credit review process – including auditing files for complete documentation, credit policy standards, and compliance.
  7. Review all credit presentations to loan committee to ensure accuracy, completeness, and independence.
  8. Ensure independence and data integrity for loan committee, board reports and management reports.
  9. Provide analytical skills to more complex accounts.
  10. Assist in loan review by identifying possible areas for review.
  11. Assess transactions with respect to credit policy; identify exceptions to loan policy and the underlying mitigants which create acceptable loan risk tolerance.
  12. Identify sources of repayment and assess reasonableness of repayment sources.
  13. Ensure compliance with loan covenants.  Calculate and test performance against covenants.
  14. Develops and maintains knowledge of compliance and internal control requirements necessary to complete the job.
  15. Coordinate and perform quarterly loan reviews with Roundbank.
  16. Participate in post-closing review process – including auditing files for complete documentation, credit policy standards, and compliance.
  17. Prepare other Credit Administration reports for senior management as required to include the following:
    a. CRE concentration report
    b. FAS 5 quarterly updates.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Education
Bachelor's degree, preferably in business, finance or accounting; or equivalent work experience required.

Experience
Three or more years of commercial credit/lending experience with knowledge of bank regulations governing lending and bank loan policies. 

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

AA/EOE

(MBA File H-4182) (7-24-14)


Director of Marketing

The Bank of Elk River currently has a full time opening for a Director of Marketing and is seeking an experienced and innovative professional to fill this position. 

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for developing and maintaining marketing and public relations strategies to meet the bank's overall vision and mission. Along with evaluating customer research, market conditions, competitor data and implementing marketing plan changes.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages the annual budget to successfully implement an effective marketing plan.
  • Develops, coordinates and executes marketing and public relations strategies, policies and programs designed to promote bank products and services resulting in improved profitability and increased product and service usage.
  • In coordination with department managers, develops specific product campaigns for various business areas of the bank.
  • Supports bank's image by developing visibility campaigns, working with outside resources as needed, with the goal of increasing visibility of the bank and presenting a consistent message.
  • Manages and coordinates special marketing and/or public relations based on community focused events, the bank website and customer surveys.
  • Participates in professional, business and community activities, organizations and events in an effort to remain visible in the community.
  • Coordinates day to day press releases, media, advertising, sales literature and donation requests.  Identifies and markets promotions and public relations efforts.
  • Will be responsible for the development, rollout and management of the Bank’s social media presence.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required.  Strongly preferred in marketing, public relations or communications.
  • Minimum of five (5) years previous Marketing experience required.
  • Proven leadership, collaboration, organization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, internet and social media outlets required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Previous banking experience preferred.
  • Graphic Design experience preferred.

The Bank of Elk River is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks individuals who share our core values of customer service, loyalty and integrity. We are a community bank where our customers know they can count on our staff for experience, knowledge and superior service to meet all of their banking needs.

Please visit our website at www.thebankofelkriver.com or click here for further information and to download an employment application.

(MBA File H-4181) (7-24-14)


Loan Officer

Midwest Bank, an independent community bank with offices located in Detroit Lakes, Callaway, Waubun, Barnesville, Dalton, and Parkers Prairie, is seeking a Loan Officer for its Waubun office.

Responsibilities in this position include: developing and maintaining superior customer relations with lending customers, maintaining and servicing an existing loan portfolio; developing and underwriting new loan requests; and representing the bank through community involvement.

The ideal candidate for this position will have one to three years lending and business development experience with agricultural lending highly desirable, a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Finance, and strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

Midwest Bank offers a friendly, team-oriented work environment with a competitive compensation and benefit package.

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume by August 7th, 2014 to Midwest Bank, Attn: Human Resources Manager, P. O. Box 703, Detroit Lakes, MN 56502-0703 or email to laverne.moltzan@midwestbank.net

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability
www.midwestbank.net

(MBA File H-4180) (7-23-14)


United Prairie Bank – New Ulm, MN
Personal Banker I

Firmly-established and rapidly-growing Minnesota banking company has a need for a new team member.  We are family-owned, locally-headquartered and progressive.  Attitude is everything.

The successful candidate will develop banking relationships and serve the needs of bank clients; to protect the bank’s assets and image by making sound decisions and minimizing risk. Promotes business for UP by maintaining good client relations and referring client to appropriate staff for new services. Duties include providing ongoing service to bank clients in order to prevent or resolve problems and ensure client satisfaction, process frontline transactions, promote and service our commercial and consumer electronic services and partner with our Bankers to ensure the needs of the clients are met.

Responsibilities include:

  • Originate and open new consumer and commercial deposit relationships including new accounts and compatible products and services.
  • Know who your customer is, help identify their financial needs, and help satisfy them.
  • Recommend United Prairie Bank products or services when it would serve a customer’s financial need through cross sales.
  • Refer customers to United Prairie Insurance Agency, and United Prairie Financial Network when those services would be of benefit to the customer.
  • Provide ongoing service to bank clients in order to prevent/resolve problems and ensure client satisfaction.
  • Process teller transactions (deposits, withdrawals, payments); manage cash drawer.
  • Enter and maintain file maintenance through BPM for all accounts on UP computer system.
  • Assist with frontline tasks as delegated by management.
  • Follow all compliance and regulatory requirements for the banking industry.
  • Abide by all policies, procedures and regulations of UP.

Salary will be based on qualifications.  Competitive benefits package included.  Applicants can apply by e-mailing an introductory letter and resume to:

hr@unitedprairiebank.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

(MBA File H-4179) (7-23-14)


MinnStar Bank
Agricultural Lender

MinnStar Bank N. A., an independently owned $115MM community bank located in Mankato and Lake Crystal, MN, seeks Ag Lender.  Qualified candidates will have a strong agricultural background, and be a detail-oriented professional.  Knowledge of Finpack, and lending experienced preferred.   Requirements include:  4 year college degree in business or equivalent work experience, excellent communication and customer service skills, and sales friendly. 

This is a great opportunity for a motivated and community minded applicant.  Excellent opportunity to learn from our experienced Ag Lenders.

MinnStar Bank offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

Qualified candidates can send cover letter and resume to:  MinnStar Bank Attn: Betty, P.O. Box 270, Lake Crystal or Betty.ouren@minnstarbank.com  EOE

(MBA File H-4178) (7-22-14)


Ag Lender – Raymond, MN
Heritage Bank, NA
www.heritagebankna.com


POSITION SUMMARY: The Ag Relationship Manager is part of a team of three- along with a Credit Manager and Business Associate, who manages a portfolio of Ag clients.  The team’s three primary objectives are:

  1. To provide exceptional customer service by helping identify a client’s needs and then matching them with products and services offered by Heritage Bank
  2. To maintain a sound credit culture that consists of quality underwriting and on-going monitoring of the portfolio
  3. To grow our market share

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Develops and grows client relationships from within and outside existing customer base.
  2. Deskwork- preparing proposals, logging sales calls, tracking product pipeline, resolving customer issues, etc.
  3. Community Involvement           

ROLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Education

  • 4-year degree or equivalent work experience
  • Agricultural experience

Experience

  • 4+ years previous experience in Ag Banking
  • Previous credit experience

To Apply: Please send resume with salary requirements to careers@heritagebankna.com.

Heritage Bank, NA is an AA/EOE (M/F/D/V)

(MBA File H-4177) (7-21-14)


Business Lender – Willmar, MN
Heritage Bank, NA
www.heritagebankna.com


POSITION SUMMARY: The Commercial Relationship Manager is part of a team of three- along with a Credit Manager and Business Associate, who manages a portfolio of business clients.  The team’s three primary objectives are:

  1. To provide exceptional customer service by helping identify a client’s needs and then matching them with products and services offered by Heritage Bank
  2. To maintain a sound credit culture that consists of quality underwriting and on-going monitoring of the portfolio
  3. To grow our market share

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develops and grows client relationships from within and outside existing customer base.
  2. Deskwork- preparing proposals, logging sales calls, tracking product pipeline, resolving customer issues, etc.
  3. Community Involvement

ROLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Education

  • 4-year degree or equivalent work experience

Experience

  • 4+ years previous experience in Commercial Lending
  • Previous credit experience

To Apply: Please send resume with salary requirements to careers@heritagebankna.com.

Heritage Bank, NA is an AA/EOE (M/F/D/V)

(MBA File H-4176) (7-21-14)


Mortgage Loan Officer

Job description:  Minimum 2 years’ experience with consumer real estate lending, including in-house and secondary market, preferably with FHA, VA or RD experience; duties also include consumer financing, managing past-due accounts and credit analysis, with very strong assistance from in-house attorneys who can also provide training where needed.

Harvest Bank is a successful financial institution located in Atwater, Kandiyohi, Kimball and St. Augusta.  This position is in the Atwater Office.  Harvest Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Salary open.  Send resume to Bob Meyerson, Chairman:  robm@harvestbankmn.com

(MBA File H-4175) (7-21-14)


Teller / Customer Service Representative

A Full-time Teller / Customer Service Representative position is available at Boundary Waters Bank in Blaine.   Responsibilities include standard teller functions, opening new accounts, handling customer inquiries, answering phones and various other related duties as assigned.  Prior teller experience is preferred, proficiency with banking software and technology is desirable, excellent customer service skills are required.  Physical demands include the ability to lift coin bags and boxes (up to 50 pounds). Minimum education requirements:  High School diploma.  Boundary Waters Bank offers a business casual office environment with competitive wage and benefits.  No weekend hours!

For consideration, please submit resume via email to: rholmboe@mybwbank.com

(MBA File H-4174) (7-21-14)


Office Manager
Otsego

KleinBank, a StarTribune Top Workplace, is the 2011 recipient of the Minnesota Business Ethics Award for mid-sized businesses and a 2012 recipient of the Minnesota Family Business Awards. As one of Minnesota’s largest family-owned state banks, our 19 community-focused locations have been serving the financial needs of local residents and businesses since 1907!

KleinBank is seeking an experienced Office Manager to join our team! This qualified candidate will be responsible for initiatives centered on growth of the branch location, developing relationships and establishing a network of key centers of influence and partnerships within the local community. As a key member of the sales team, this individual will motivate and coach the staff to ensure that both individual and branch performance expectations are successfully met by providing outstanding client service, and proactively providing information to clients regarding retail products & services available.  This individual will seek new relationships, maintain existing relationships, acquire and maintain bank product and compliance procedure knowledge, perform account maintenance as requested and work as part of a team to ensure goals are met.

Qualified candidate must possess excellent customer service and communication skills, be self-motivated and have strong lending and sales skills.  Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of previous financial services experience desired. Previous small business/retail banking development and supervision experience required.

KleinBank offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Qualified candidates can apply online at www.kleinbank.com.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4173) (7-17-14)


Customer Service Representative

Deerwood Bank is currently looking for a Customer Service Representative.  30 hours per week (1/2 day Saturday rotation).  If you have a passion for customer service, good communication and interpersonal skills, and cash handling experience, Deerwood Bank is the place for you.

Join our team in the Brainerd office.

Mail completed applications and/or resumes to:

Mike Hagen
PO Box 527
Brainerd, MN  56401

Or scan and email to: mikeh@deerwoodbank.com

(MBA File H-4172) (7-16-14)


Northome Office Manager

Deerwood Bank is currently looking for an Office Manager for our Northome office.

The position requires a high level of customer service, including the building and promoting of a team work environment.  Responsible for management and growth of the retail portfolio within bank policies & regulatory guidelines.  A four year degree in Business Management or commensurate combination of experience and /or education preferred.

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

Mail completed applications and/or resumes to:

Human Resources
Deerwood Bank
PO Box 520
Deerwood MN  56444

Or email: andreab@deerwoodbank.com

(MBA File H-4171) (7-16-14)


Loan Officer - Litchfield MN

Home State Bank is a growing, family owned, community bank in west central Minnesota.  Learn more by visiting our website at www.hsbofmn.com.

We are currently seeking an experienced Loan Officer to join our team in Litchfield. 

This position will be responsible for generating new business, underwriting, structuring, and the closing of commercial, real estate, construction and consumer loans, as well as maintaining and servicing an existing portfolio.   Position will require business development, loan workout, and community involvement. 

Qualified candidates for this position will have a minimum of 3 years lending experience along with proven sales, credit, and operational experience.  

Home State Bank offers a friendly, professional environment and provides employees the opportunity to grow and to develop their careers. 

Join the Home State Bank team today

Send your resume to:

Human Resources
Home State Bank
1610 E. Hwy 12
Willmar, MN  56201

E-mail to: careers@hsbofmn.com 
Fax: (320) 222-0079      

EOE/AA employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply

(MBA File H-4170) (7-16-14)


BankCherokee is focused on being the best community bank in town. You can be an essential piece to 'being the best'.  We currently have two great career opportunities available at BankCherokee:

Personal Banker – Level III
We are looking for an experienced Personal Banker – Level III to work out of our Grand Avenue office.  Ideal candidates will have experience in business banking, personal banking, and consumer lending.  Required traits:  Enthusiastic, detail oriented, customer service & sales focused, with a high level of banking skill and knowledge. 

Cash Management Specialist
We are looking for an experienced Cash Management Specialist who can 'hit the ground running' and help with cash management/commercial account sales, service, product implementation, and ongoing administration.    The position requires 5+ years banking experience with 2-3 years in cash management services. 

To apply, or if you are interested in additional information about our bank, please visit our website at www.bankcherokee.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities

(MBA File H-4169) (7-14-14)


COMMUNITY BANK PRESIDENT
Sherburn & Fairmont, MN

Bank Midwest is seeking a Community Bank President for bank locations in Martin County (Fairmont and Sherburn, MN). Will be responsible for leading the bank team and creating high market visibility, actively prospecting and developing customer relationships. Must have a strong Ag background and solid understanding of credit analysis and credit principles.  Will represent the bank and provide leadership in key community activities.  Requires strong leadership, decision-making, and able to plan short and long term goals and strategies. Must enjoy working in a team environment that values honesty, integrity, and a passion for service and community involvement.  Minimum 5 years senior Ag lending required with proven leadership success.   Bank Midwest provides competitive compensation and exceptional benefit package including Employee Stock Ownership Plan. 

To apply for this position please visit bankmidwest.com and click on About for Employment opportunities. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

(MBA File H-4168) (7-10-14)


Sunrise Banks is searching for a highly motivated individual to join our University Avenue Office in Saint Paul.

Sr. Business Analyst

The Sr. Business Analyst is responsible for managing or assisting in the management of application related projects, including product releases, software enhancements and new modules. This person acts as a liaison between business line managers, infrastructure team members, software vendors and end users to analyze, document, communicate and validate business and system requirements for software applications. The Sr. Business Analyst is an advocate and advisor for the needs of the business and strives to provide excellent service to both our internal and external customers.

Requirements include: 

Education and/or Experience

  • College degree beneficial.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years of Fiserv application software experience.
  • Experience and knowledge of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), change management, implementation planning and release management.

Technical Skills

  • Significant experience with Fiserv software required.
  • Significant experience installing and supporting Windows based applications.
  • Solid skill set in the use of Microsoft Office Suites.

Communication Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Analytical Skills

  • Proven ability to solve problems, prioritize tasks and meet required deadlines.

If you are interested in this exciting new opportunity and ready to work hard and have fun, please apply online at https://www.sunrisebanks.com/resources/employment-opportunities

EOE / AA Employer

(MBA File H-4167) (7-10-14)


Bank Teller / Client Services Representative

Do you love working with clients and thrive in a positive and supportive work environment? 2014 Best Places to Work winner Signature Bank, a $260 million community bank has an opening for a Teller/ Client Services Representative. We would prefer to see candidates with 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-5:30 pm. Some flexibility in schedule may be permitted. Signature Bank offers a competitive hourly rate as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, LTD and life insurance, PTO & paid holidays, 401(k), ping pong tournaments, pay day cookies and more!

Email your resume to Kristin Collignon at kcollignon@signaturebankonline.com.

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

(MBA File H-4166) (7-9-14)


Ag Banker

North American State Bank, an independent, family owned community bank since 1889 has an opening for a Ag Banker in the Belgrade Office.

This position will be responsible for building new business relationships as well as managing existing clients.  To be considered for this position the candidate must have:

  • 3 to 5 years Ag lending and business development experience
  • Post graduate or banking school required
  • Past farm work, management or ownership is a definite plus in this position
  • Working knowledge of FINPACK and FSA Guaranty Program
  • A passion for providing exceptional customer service
  • Licensed to sell crop insurance a plus
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Be an active member of the community

Salary based on qualifications.  Competitive benefits package included. 

Please submit by email a cover letter and resume to:

North American State Bank
Email:  gail.olson@nasbank.com

EOE-Member FDIC

(MBA File H-4164) (7-9-14)


Credit Coordinator

Anchor Bank is the largest, privately owned community bank solely focused in the Twin Cities Metro Area. With 15 metro locations, our team collaboratively works together to personally deliver financial solutions to businesses and individuals.

We are seeking individuals who are committed to delivering great results for the benefit of our customers and the team, who value their community and who want to work for a company that values that effort. Anchor Bank is committed to motivating, developing, compensating, caring for and valuing our great employees.
At Anchor we want to be a bank whose customers and employees value what we have to offer and are inspired to do their personal best each day. Anchor currently is seeking a person for our Credit Coordinator position.

This position serves as the administrative assistant to the Special Assets Group (SAG). This position maintains confidential borrower and other materials to be used for credit approvals, reporting, correspondence, presentations and other projects assigned by the Special Assets Manager. This position also serves as the assistant to the Credit Leadership Team for the preparation and distribution of various regular reporting and the completion of other credit related projects as assigned.

If you, or anyone you know, is interested, please apply at https://www.anchorlink.com/careers.htm.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Women/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

(MBA File H-4163) (7-8-14)


Credit Analyst

First Farmers & Merchants Bank is seeking a full time credit analyst to work out of our Red Wing and Cannon Falls branches.  We are a community bank with seven branches serving Southern Minnesota.  The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of commercial credits.  This position will report to the branch presidents.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing credit/financial information for commercial credits.
  • Prepare loan presentations which contain analysis, summaries, and facts to present to loan committee and the board.
  • Provide an assessment of loan condition and quality, independent of the lending function.
  • Maintain knowledge of lending policies and procedures.
  • Assist in loan impairment analysis and bank reserve analysis.
  • 2-3 years of related experience as commercial credit analyst.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or related field.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and presentation skills.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: brettelford@ffmbank.com

First Farmers & Merchants Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4162) (7-7-14)


Branch President

First National Bank in Plymouth, MN has an opening for a Branch President.  This is a great opportunity for a motivated, progressive individual with 5 to 10 years of commercial credit and management experience who wants to work in the Minneapolis Metro Area.  The successful applicant will participate in all facets of lending and branch banking which includes loan & deposit growth. A strong sense of business opportunities, together with the creativity, energy, and enthusiasm necessary to formulate and implement business development strategies is essential.  Strong analytical and decision making skills are required.  A degree in business, finance, or related area is required.

This position will give you an opportunity to join a progressive banking organization that offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  Successful applicant must pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal back ground check.

Please submit resume to Darwin Kruse, First National Bank, 109 N St Paul Avenue, Fulda MN 56131 or email Darwin.kruse@firstnationalbanks.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4161) (7-7-14)


Commercial Loan Officer

Citizens State Bank Midwest is currently seeking a Commercial Loan Officer for its Bemidji location.

This position is responsible for a wide variety of duties related to lending and customer accounts including attracting and maintaining a positive customer base.

Qualified applicants should have a minimum of five years experience in all aspects of lending.  A strong background in credit analysis, business development, and written and verbal skills are required.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package and career opportunity.

For consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to the following address:

Citizens State Bank Midwest
Human Resources
P O Box 30
Cavalier, ND  58220

(MBA File H-4159) (7-2-14)


Relationship Manager (Commercial Banker)

Our growing organization is seeking a talented & experienced business development professional who is in search of a challenging and rewarding, customer-focused organization!  We are currently hiring a Relationship Manager for our Oakdale, MN office to generate new business opportunities and manage a commercial customer portfolio.  This involves being the primary contact for new and existing customers, conducting relationship reviews, coordinating the financial planning process, presenting formal product proposals, and maintaining ongoing prospects for new business development. The focus of this position is to build customer relationships and gain loyalty by listening, understanding, and responding to customers' needs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Proven record of developing relationships in banking or financial related industry
  • Demonstrated ability to bring new business to the Bank
  • Actively involved with the community in areas that offer greatest potential for new business

To apply or learn more about the responsibilities and qualifications for this opportunity, please follow the direct link below or visit www.alerus.com/employment and click "APPLY" to view all current openings at Alerus Financial.

Relationship Manager
https://rn22.ultipro.com/ALE1000/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*3CE7319DFD3E9CB3

Alerus offers a competitive base plus incentive compensation structure as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off & holidays, 401K & ESOP retirement benefits, and more!

(MBA File H-4158) (7-2-14)


Loan Assistant

Privately held community bank with 10 metro area locations has opening for a full-time loan assistant.  Provides administrative support to lenders as well as loan documentation and maintenance of loan files.  Position may also answer phones and direct customer inquiries as needed.  May be cross-trained for new accounts and teller back-up.  Requires excellent interpersonal skills and experience with word processing and spreadsheet software plus ability to 10-key.  Experience with ITI systems a plus.  At least two years recent bank loan processing experience REQUIRED.  Competitive compensation and benefit package.  Position will be based in a northern suburb of Minneapolis. 

E-mail resume to MBA Employment Opportunities Program or mail to MBA File H-4156, Employment Opportunities Program, 8050 Washington Avenue South, Suite 150, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Equal Opportunity Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities  

(MBA File H-4156) (7-1-14)


Commercial 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 Commercial Loan Officer who shares our commitment to providing excellent customer service to join our team. 

Job Description

The Commercial 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 involves analyzing financial statements and writing Annual Reviews to support lending decisions.   

Position Requirements

  • Strong analysis, decision-making, and communication skills
  • Four year college degree, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in commercial lending

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

(MBA File H-4155) (7-1-14)


Loan Operations Specialist
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 Loan Operations Specialist who shares our commitment to providing excellent customer service to join our team. 

Job Description

Primary functions of this position include input and maintenance of loan information into the computer system, tracking supporting loan documents, balancing related internal accounts, preparing necessary collateral and release documents, and organizing documents into appropriate loan files.

Position Requirements

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers as well as other employees
  • 3 years of experience in a related field with a strong knowledge bank loan operations (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package.  To apply, please email your resume to hr@vermillionbank.com.

(MBA File H-4154) (7-1-14)


Mortgage Processor
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 Mortgage Processor who shares our commitment to providing excellent customer service to join our team. 

Job Description

The Mortgage Processor is responsible for creating documents and preparing files for the bank’s secondary market mortgage loans.  The position involves working closely with loans officers and customers to process loans in a timely and efficient manner.  There is opportunity to be cross-trained in other departments such as loan operations and/or personal banking.   

Position Requirements

  • Experience with Secondary Market Mortgage Processing
  • High level of attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Exceptional communication and decision-making skills
  • Willingness to learn and contribute to other bank functions

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

(MBA File H-4153) (7-1-14)


Deposit Operations
Vermillion State Bank

Vermillion State Bank is a growing community bank in the southeast Twin Cities metro area.   We are currently seeking a hardworking and highly motivated person to join our Operations department.  Qualifications for this position include:

  • A strong knowledge of deposit operations and products; recent experience required, preferably in a community bank setting
  • A proven ability to detect, assess, and prevent risk within deposit operations
  • Excellent computer skills; experience with Jack Henry banking software and AS400/IBM I Series software is preferred
  • A high level of organizational skills along with the ability to multitask
  • Exceptional communication and decision-making skills
  • Continued focus on providing outstanding customer service

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

(MBA File H-4152) (7-1-14)


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 hr@vermillionbank.com.

(MBA File H-4151) (7-1-14)


Commercial/Agricultural Lender

Kensington Bank is seeking an experienced Commercial/Agricultural Lender for its Kensington location. The chosen candidate would be expected to service the existing portfolio and also seek new business opportunities in the area around Kensington. The ideal candidate must have 5+ years of lending experience in a community bank environment working with small businesses and agricultural producers.

The essential functions of the Lender position:

  • Maintains and services existing loan accounts consistent with department objectives regarding profitability and credit quality 
  • Ensures that credits are thoroughly and professionally analyzed;
  • Competitively and profitably prices loans, demonstrating sound judgment in loan decisions;
  • Monitors and controls current accounts taking necessary measures to collect on loans;
  • Provides customer assistance as needed, cross-selling other services where appropriate;
  • Provides all necessary documentation and reporting-related to the portfolio;
  • Handles workout loans as assigned;
  • Solicits new business from new and existing clients;
  • Targets and develops action plans for new business;
  • Manages the portfolio mix of accounts to ensure good balance and minimize overall risk compared to profitability.
  • Reports to Supervisor all material changes and trends in loan portfolio.
  • Positively represents the bank in the community; actively participates in community activities and demonstrates an appropriate leadership role in selected community organizations.

Please forward a cover letter and resume to Lisa Peterson, Kensington Bank, 11 Central Ave, PO Box 190, Kensington, MN 56343 or via email to lpeterson@kensingtonbanks.com or to cisaacson@kensingtonbanks.com.

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

(MBA File H-4150) (6-29-14)


Loan Administration/Support Manager

Our client, a financially sound, metro community bank is seeking a Loan Support Manager who will be responsible for the activities and or/operations of a loan team for processing, documentation, loan monitoring and loan servicing, including compliance and CRA requirements. Duties include supporting loan officer’s needs in the processing of loans in a timely manner; perfecting and protecting loan collateral; establishing policies and procedures for loan administration with commercial and consumer loans. The successful candidate will possess: 3 – 5 years bank loan administration experience with extensive knowledge of lending laws, compliance regs and internal loan policies; a commitment to a very high level of customer service; attention to detail with the ability to independently follow through, with strong organizational and interpersonal skills. This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual with initiative who wants to have a high impact on business, within a collegial work environment. The bank offers highly competitive compensation and benefit plans.

Email resume to Rick Moehring, Principal Consultant, at rick.moehring@woodlandhcc.com.

(MBA File H-4149) (6-29-14)


FT Mortgage Processor II
Service Center, Chaska

KleinBank is the 2011 recipient of the Minnesota Business Ethics Award for mid-sized businesses and a 2012 recipient of the Minnesota Family Business Awards. As Minnesota's largest family-owned state bank, our 19 community-focused locations have been serving the financial needs of local residents and businesses since 1907!

The KleinBank Mortgage department has an immediate opening for an experienced Mortgage Processor to join their team. This individual will be responsible for reviewing applications for completeness, review & analyze AUS findings to determine credit approval acceptability against the investor program guidelines, and obtaining necessary supporting documentation to submit to Underwriting.  Other duties include ordering and tracking of all services needed (title, appraisal, flood, hazard) and review and communicate with borrower and other outside sources as needed to support the Mortgage Banker, Underwriter, Closer, and Borrower to ensure a smooth mortgage transaction.  

Qualifications for this position include excellent customer service skills, minimum of 5 years mortgage processing or related mortgage experience, knowledge of Desktop Underwriter, Loan Prospector and other automated underwriting engines. Knowledge of Conventional, FHA/VA, RD loan programs and guidelines required.  Must be detail oriented and have the ability to meet constant deadlines.  Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required, post secondary education preferred.

KleinBank offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Qualified candidates should complete the online application on the career opportunities page at www.kleinbank.com.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4148) (6-29-14)


Operations Assistant

Platinum Bank in Oakdale is currently seeking an individual for our Deposit Operations Assistant position.

Primary responsibilities of this position include timely and accurate processing of exception items, wire transfers and ACH transactions as well as providing exceptional customer service. Other duties include Internet Banking support, research and problem solving and various special projects.

The individual must have the ability to work independently, multi-task and organize priorities, and be detail oriented. 3-5 years of experience in bank operations is preferred.

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume to aholland@platinumbankmn.com.

(MBA File H-4147) (6-26-14)


Commercial Lending Assistant

We have a full – time Commercial Lending Assistant position open in our Central Bank Forest Lake MN location. This position would provide support to 3 Lenders. We are looking for someone who has a minimum of 3 years of current experience in this role.

If you are interested: Please send your resume to KFoley@centralbnk.com

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the Commercial Lending Department.

Primary Duties:

  1. Conduct a pre-audit of credit files for loan documentation and required financials for all renewals and annual reviews at least 30 days in advance or as directed.
  2. Order all necessary pre-closing documents on all loan actions for commercial lenders including but not limited to ordering title work, flood determinations, credit reports, appraisals, required early disclosures, UCC searches, Corporate Papers and Filings for business entities, and any additional items that may be required.
  3. Assist commercial lenders in obtaining the necessary documentation for closing such as payoffs, real estate tax statements, fees, completing loan input worksheets for “Loan Doc Prep”, etc.
  4. Review loan documents for completeness and accuracy prepared by “Loan Doc Prep” or legal counsel prior to loan closings with an understanding of the contents within the documents for compliance purpose and accuracy and assist with preparing other required loan documentation as needed.
  5. Understanding and application of banking regulations, bank policies and procedures including but not limited to Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Regulation B, and Regulation Z, and the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (The S.A.F.E. Act).
  6. Create, organize, and maintain credit files with all required post-closing documents for commercial lenders including scanning all loan documents, financials, borrowing base certificates, appraisals, credit approvals, insurance, and other correspondence to ISView.
  7. Perfect collateral post-closing through UCC filings, mortgages, lien cards, etc.
  8. Complete all required compliance reporting including but not limited to HMDA.
  9. Complete a post-closing checklist/audit of all loan documents, financials, perfecting collateral, and other items and establish ticklers for additional follow-up as needed. 
  10. Actively manage pending note and line ticklers including insurance, flood insurance, UCC’s, and financial monitoring.
  11. Assist commercial lenders and other staff as needed.

(MBA File H-4146) (6-26-14)


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