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Last revised:   May 1, 2015


Credit Analyst

Tradition Capital Bank, located in Edina, has an immediate opening for a Credit Analyst in our Construction, Development and Mortgage department.  The candidate should enjoy working in a team environment, working with internal and external customers, have exceptional attention to detail and have the ability to multi-task.  An ideal candidate would have 2+ years of experience as a Credit Analyst at a financial institution. 

This position is primarily responsible for underwriting commercial and consumer credit and assisting the lenders with credit administration.  This position also coordinates distribution of Bank Loan Committee packages and tracks approvals.  This position requires education and /or experience in financial accounting, commercial and consumer credit analysis.  Experience in underwriting construction, development and commercial real estate loans is preferred. 

Responsibilities:

Credit Analysis / Loan Administration:

  • Thorough knowledge of bank’s policy and regulations
  • Gather information for underwriting commercial and consumer credit requests
  • Spread and analyze financial statements, cash flow analysis, write credit presentations and assign risk ratings
  • Assist with on-going credit administration and portfolio management
  • Guide select clients through the loan process
  • Manage, and keep to a minimum, the level of reporting exceptions
  • Prepare and track annual reviews/renewal of loan portfolio

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Highly analytical
  • Proficient at Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Computer savvy
  • Self-motivated and persistent in following through
  • An independent, organized and quick learner
  • Proven credit experience and understanding of cash flow
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

Tradition Capital Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer who offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.  If interested in this position please fax resume to:  Human Resources, (952)806-6655, Attn:  Jamie True, or email to:  careers@traditioncapitalbank.com.

(MBA File H-4558) (5-1-15)


Personal Banking Officer

Community Bank Corporation in Chaska is seeking a quality oriented individual to join our Chaska team. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years sales and service experience as a personal banker and consumer lender.  Excellent communication skills, well organized, strong sales skills with familiarity of loan and deposit software required. This individual will generate new consumer loan and deposit relationships through business development activities and cross-sell the Bank’s other services.  We offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package. Please forward your resume including salary requirements to:  Melissa Carlson, Community Bank Corporation, 455 Pond Promenade, Chanhassen, MN 55317.  mcarlson@cbchaska.com

(MBA File H-4557) (5-1-15)


Senior Credit Analyst

Merchants Bank is seeking an experienced Credit Analyst.  Three years of Credit Analyst and Commercial/Ag experience required.  This position spreads and makes interpretive analysis of financial statements for loan relationships.  This includes developing credit information for use by lending officers or committees in making lending decisions on new, renewal and extension loans.  Strong verbal and written communication skills needed.  To apply please send a cover letter and resume to Merchants Bank, Attn: Nicole - HR, PO Box 248, Winona, MN  55987, or e-mail nlmessenger@merchantsbank.com

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

(MBA File H-4556) (4-29-15)


Loan Operations Assistant – St. Cloud, MN

Our team is looking for a Loan Operations Assistant.  Position facilitates the day-to-day commercial and consumer loan operation functions, which include reconciling reports, administering payments, monitoring real estate tax payments, input, making changes to loans, and handling payoff requests. 

Qualified candidates should have two-year post-secondary education in accounting or three + years work related experience. High attention to detail is a must, along with strong computer skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. Previous position in loan operations and experience with the Core Processor Fiserv/ITI would be a plus.

As an employee-owner of Stearns Bank through its Employee Stock Ownership Program, you will enjoy participation in one of the best long-term incentive benefits in the nation – as well as be a significant part of one of the nation's highest performing banks.

Send email or resume to:

Human Resources
Stearns Bank N.A.
4191 2nd St. S., Box 7338
St. Cloud, MN  56302
resumes8@stearnsbank.com

EOE/AA

(MBA File H-4555) (4-27-15)


Residential Mortgage Business Development Officer

Frandsen Financial Corporation has an excellent opportunity for a Residential Mortgage Business Development Officer in the Western Suburbs of the Twin Cities Metropolitan area. The qualified individual must have at least 3 years' experience in mortgage lending. The candidate will be responsible for sourcing business from referral networks and real estate professionals, originating loans, conducting borrower interviews, analyzing credit histories, and staying informed about current regulations.

Other qualifications include a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. Attributes of the successful candidate will include, but not limited to the ability to be a self starter and work independently, and professionally present marketing material. Strong communication, time management, sales and service skills are required.

Frandsen Bank & Trust is owned by Frandsen Financial Corporation ("FFC"), an inter-state bank holding company. With $1.5 billion in assets spread across two banking charters and 33 offices.  To learn more about our company please visit www.frandsenfinancial.com.

If you meet requirements please submit resume with cover letter to:

Frandsen Financial Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
4388 Round Lake Road W
Arden Hills, MN 55112
recruiting@frandsenfinancial.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4554) (4-27-15)


Residential Mortgage Documentation Specialist I

Frandsen Bank & Trust is a growing company looking for a Residential Mortgage Documentation Specialist for our Arden Hills office. This individual will be responsible for the processing of Residential 1-4 family mortgage loans from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the FHLB Mortgage Partnership Finance Program.  Duties will involve customer service, preparing regulatory disclosures, interpreting banking policies while analyzing applicant property and income documentation, and other duties involved in the processing of the mortgage loans.

The qualified individual will have excellent time management, verbal, and organizational skills. Applicant will be subject to skills test. The applicant will also have an associate's degree (AA) or higher from an accredited college or university; may be substituted with work related experience of minimum of two years of loan background in mortgage area. Be able to perform other duties, accountabilities and projects as assigned. Attributes of the successful candidate will include a positive attitude, organization, numeric skills, service skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team.

Frandsen Bank & Trust is owned by Frandsen Financial Corporation ("FFC"), an inter- bank holding company. With $1.5 billion in assets spread across 33 offices. To learn more about our company please visit www.frandsenfinancial.com.

If you meet requirements please submit resume with cover letter to:

Frandsen Financial Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
4388 West Round Lake Road
Arden Hills, MN 55112
Recruiting@frandsenfinancial.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4553) (4-27-15)


American Bank of St. Paul is currently seeking an experienced Commercial Relationship Manager to join its Mendota Heights team.  This position will obtain new commercial banking relationships and provide a high level of service to existing relationships to promote the Bank’s growth, credit quality and profitability objectives.  Additionally it will service an existing $20 million loan portfolio and expand that loan portfolio, deposits and other banking services with existing customers with an emphasis on multiple relationships and profitability. Commercial deposit services include selling demand deposit accounts, cash management and employee benefit banking products.  Ambitious prospecting and business development in the Bank’s market area will be a major responsibility.

The requirements for this position are as follows:

  • Minimum of 5 years commercial banking sales experience.
  • College degree in business or finance or equivalent work experience in credit and financial analysis and selling of financial institution products.
  • Strong accounting/finance background.
  • Demonstrated judgment with credit and business bank relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to sell financial products and services and negotiate with customers.
  • Contacts within the Twin Cities business market. 

 Application Process

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and your résumé to:

Email:     hr@americanbankmn.com

Fax:        651.628.5998

Mail:       American Bank of St. Paul
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 64206
St. Paul, MN  55164-0206

American Bank of St. Paul is an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

(MBA File H-4552) (4-27-15)


Security State Bank of Kenyon
Retail Manager

The Security State Bank of Kenyon is seeking qualified candidates for a Retail Manager position to supervise and direct the day-to-day retail operations of the bank.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide direct supervision of tellers, customer service representatives and receptionist;
  • Direct, supervise, train and assist staff with customer service and retail areas;
  • Participate in and/or assist others with administrative duties;
  • Communicate and implement bank employment policies and practices;
  • Measure, track, assess and provide feedback on job performance and regulatory compliance to staff.

Candidate qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration and/or related field;
  • Minimum of five years related banking experience at a supervisory or management level;
  • Excellent verbal and written communicational skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in coaching and business development;
  • Must have the ability to develop, motivate and mentor staff.

Security State Bank of Kenyon offers a comprehensive benefit package and competitive wages. 

Please send a cover letter and your resume including three work-related references to Human Resources at Security State Bank of Kenyon, PO Box G, Kenyon, MN 55946 or email to dana.o@ssbkenyon.com.

Security State Bank of Kenyon is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. 

(MBA File H-4551) (4-27-15)


BankVista, an Independent Community Bank located in Sartell Minnesota, is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Credit and Loan Operations Team.

LOAN OPERATIONS – CREDIT ANALYST

This position is responsible for spreading financial statements and assisting with preparation of credit Presentations.  Along with loan data entry and other administrative function in the department.

Education and/or Experience:

  • A high school degree or equivalent is required
  • Minimum of 3 years banking experience

Technical Skills:

  • Solid skill set in the use of Microsoft Office Suites.
  • Excellent verbal and communication

Additional Knowledge or Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills where incumbent maintains a pleasant courteous and helpful attitude toward customers.
  • Proven ability to problem solves, 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 to Human.Resources@bankvista.com.

(MBA File H-4550) (4-27-15)


Senior Loan Officer
WomenVenture, Minneapolis

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to oversee and grow WomenVenture’s lending program.

Core Duties / Responsibilities

  1. Business Consulting
    - Assess viability of existing businesses seeking financing
    - Complete annual financial and operational reviews of loan fund client businesses, including on-site visits
    - Complete quarterly check-in calls and/ or attend monthly loan client trainings
    - Ascertain business risks and work with Business Consulting Team to develop risk mitigation plan
    - Identify and communicate on-going training needs of loan fund clients
  2. Business Development. Meet with community partners and key banking contacts to identify / discuss potential client referrals
  3. Business Loans. Implement and maintain industry best practices for business loan package presentation
  4. Loan Fund Committees.  Serve as staff liaison to Start-up and Expansion Loan fund committees
  5. Subject Matter Expertise. Maintain extensive knowledge of funding pools, appropriate usage and ROI
  6. Compliance. Maintain compliance in accordance with loan fund source
    - Complete all reporting requirements mandated by the SBA, DEED, CDFI and other lending sources
    - Participate in loan fund related trainings
    - Input/oversee all loan fund required data into appropriate databases
  7. Administrative Tasks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five or more years’ experience with credit management, financial services, or consumer or commercial lending
  • Previous experience working with business start-ups and expansions
  • Previous experience in nonprofits, preferably related to providing direct service to clients
  • Demonstrated experience in working on cross-functional projects and teams
  • High level of engagement in finding solutions, resourcefulness and ownership of solution implementation

How to Apply:

This is an abbreviated job description. For the full job description, go to: womenventure.org/employment.html

Salary range: $50-$60k, DOQ

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé (both required) to hr@womenventure.org with “Senior Lending Officer” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

(MBA File H-4549) (4-23-15)


Loan Documentation Specialist – St. Cloud, MN

Our Team is looking for a Documentation Specialist.  This position is responsible for reviewing commercial loan documentation (including but not limited to reviewing title commitments and exceptions, reviewing surveys, environmental reports and various other documents and reports related to commercial real estate lending) prior to and after loan closing, reporting of all deficiencies and working with the loan officers and assistants to clear the noted exceptions.

Qualified candidates should have post secondary education and a minimum of 3 years prior experience in commercial/real estate lending and documentation, or experience in the Title Insurance or Survey industry or paralegal experience.  Excellent oral and written communication and high attention to detail is a must.  This position also requires the ability to prioritize work load to meet deadlines along with the ability to work with minimal supervision. 

As an employee-owner of Stearns Bank through its Employee Stock Ownership Program, you will enjoy participation in one of the best long-term incentive benefits in the nation – as well as be a significant part of one of the nation’s highest performing banks.

Send resume or email to:

Human Resources
Stearns Bank
4191 2nd St. S., Box 7338
St. Cloud, MN  56302
Resumes1@stearnsbank.com

EOE/AA

(MBA File H-4548) (4-22-15)


Eagle Valley Bank is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following positions:  Branch Manager (Apple Valley), Commercial Loan Officer (Apple Valley, Stillwater, Minneapolis, or St. Paul), Loan Operations Specialist (Stillwater), and Part-time Teller (Apple Valley)

 The Branch Manager (Apple Valley) supports the retail operation of the branch office by providing leadership and direction to the retail staff in the branch. The position will process client transactions in an accurate, courteous manner while promoting and cross-selling bank products & services to include consumer loans, as per the lending policy. The Branch Manager supports Branch office sales by learning the products and services available. This position also provides administrative loan support to the SVP of Retail Banking.  Qualified candidates must have prior retail banking experience, preferably as a personal banker, and experience cross-selling products and services. Candidates must also have the ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines, as well as have excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Previous supervisory and loan administration experience is required.

 The Part-time Teller (Apple Valley) is responsible for performing customer transactions in a friendly, professional, and accurate manner. The Teller also maintains and balances a cash drawer on a daily basis.  Qualified candidates must have excellent customer service skills; cash handling experience; and an overall friendly, courteous, and professional attitude.  Previous teller experience is a plus. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule, including morning, afternoon, and closing hours, plus rotating Saturdays (approximately 20 hours/week). 

 The Loan Operations Specialist (Stillwater) is responsible for the accurate and efficient processing of consumer, commercial, and real estate loan requests. This includes credit investigation, document preparation, and boarding of loan documents. Position is also responsible for the on-going monitoring of credit documentation to ensure proper collateral perfection, receipt of financial information, and on-going proof of insurance.

 The Commercial Loan Officer (various locations) develops and manages a loan portfolio of commercial banking relationships that comply with established loan policy and regulatory requirements while providing maximum profitability to the Bank with an acceptable level of risk.  This position will cross sell bank products and services to current clients and develop new relationships for the bank that are profitable and enhance client relationships. We are looking to grow our bank, and are seeking strong candidates with previous commercial banking experience to help us meet our goals.

Eagle Valley Bank offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To see a full job description, you can visit our website at www.eaglevalleybank.com. Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume to:  abauer@eaglevalleybank.com.  Please reference the position you are applying for in the subject of your cover letter.

(MBA File H-4546) (4-22-15)


Loan Processor

First Farmers & Merchants Bank of Cannon Falls has an immediate opening for a full time Loan Processor. 

Job Description

Primary functions of this position include documentation of all types of loans, including consumer, agriculture, commercial and real estate, input and maintenance of new loan information into the computer system, servicing loans and assisting customers with loan related inquiries.

Position Requirements

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Quick learner, be able to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers as well as other employees
  • 2 years of experience in a related field with a strong knowledge of bank loan operations (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Fiserv and Compliance One software a plus

Candidates should email or send resume to:

First Farmers & Merchants Bank
Attn: Deb Graber
123 S 4th Street
Cannon Falls, MN  55009
DebGraber@ffmbank.com

First Farmers & Merchants Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

(MBA File H-4545) (4-22-15)


Senior Loan Administrator

Equity Bank is a growing Southwest Metro based bank serving primarily the Greater Metro Area.  We are seeking an experienced person who will work as a partner with the commercial lending staff in establishing new and servicing existing loan customers.

This position will assist in the gathering and reviewing of data for lending requests and loan review, and forwarding applicable information to the Credit Department for analysis as necessary.  Samples of data collected, reviewed, and tracked for timeliness from outside sources includes title insurance, appraisals, lien searches, environmental reports, loan documents from outside counsel, etc.  The person will prepare the loan closing worksheet/checklist for approved new loans and extensions of existing loans.  They will review loan documents prior to closing for accuracy.  Through the closing process this person will organize and maintain the loan files based upon Credit Policy guidelines.  The person will enter, and follow up on, document and financial ticklers.  When necessary this person will process and maintain construction loan draw files. 

Candidates may apply by sending a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at:  ZKennicott@equitybankmn.com

(MBA File H-4544) (4-21-15)


Bank President

Frandsen Bank & Trust seeks a Bank President for our Waterville, Minnesota office. This individual must have prior management experience, preferably in a bank setting. The candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in commercial and agricultural lending.  Will be responsible for business development activities, underwriting, structuring, and closing of commercial and agricultural loans, but an understanding of consumer loans is helpful. Additional responsibilities include: Maximizing the Bank's profitability through appropriate pricing of loans, fee income and cross-selling of all Bank products & services; monitoring and management of loan documentation exceptions; negotiating terms and structuring of loan financing based on risk considerations; representing the Bank in the community through participation in community activities;  an understanding of  compliance and banking regulations.

Other qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, strong credit skills, and management experience. Attributes of the successful candidate will include, but not limited to the ability to be a self starter and work independently, and professionally. Strong communication, time management, sales and service skills are required.

Frandsen Bank & Trust is owned by Frandsen Financial Corporation ("FFC"), an inter-state bank holding company with $1.5 billion in assets spread across 33 offices.  To learn more about our company please visit www.frandsenfinancial.com.

If you meet requirements please submit resume with cover letter to:

Michael Caylor, HR Business Partner
Frandsen Financial Corporation
4388 Round Lake Road W
Arden Hills, MN 55112
recruiting@frandsenfinancial.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4543) (4-21-15)


Bank President

Frandsen Bank & Trust seeks a Bank President for our Warren, Minnesota office. This individual must have prior management experience, preferably in a bank setting. The candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in commercial and agricultural lending.  Will be responsible for business development activities, underwriting, structuring, and closing of commercial and agricultural loans, but an understanding of consumer loans is helpful. Additional responsibilities include: Maximizing the Bank's profitability through appropriate pricing of loans, fee income and cross-selling of all Bank products & services; monitoring and management of loan documentation exceptions; negotiating terms and structuring of loan financing based on risk considerations; representing the Bank in the community through participation in community activities;  an understanding of  compliance and banking regulations.

Other qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, strong credit skills, and management experience. Attributes of the successful candidate will include, but not limited to the ability to be a self starter and work independently, and professionally. Strong communication, time management, sales and service skills are required.

Frandsen Bank & Trust is owned by Frandsen Financial Corporation ("FFC"), an inter-state bank holding company with $1.5 billion in assets spread across 33 offices.  To learn more about our company please visit www.frandsenfinancial.com.

If you meet requirements please submit resume with cover letter to:

Michael Caylor, HR Business Partner
Frandsen Financial Corporation
4388 Round Lake Road W
Arden Hills, MN 55112
recruiting@frandsenfinancial.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4542) (4-21-15)


Commercial Lender

First State Bank and Trust is an independent community bank serving the St. Croix Valley since 1914. We are seeking an experienced commercial lender with excellent credit and underwriting skills. The position will office out of our Oak Park Heights branch and will be responsible for developing new business and credit relationships throughout the East-Metro and St. Croix Valley. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree with at least three years of commercial lending experience, proven business development skills and a strong desire to produce results.

This is a desirable position for a banker looking to establish a long term relationship with a strong organization that is committed to the community. We offer an excellent salary, bonus and benefit package. Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

C. Andrew Rollwagen, EVP & COO
950 Highway 95 North, Bayport, MN 55003
or email to: arollwagen@bayportbank.com

All applications will be held in strictest confidence

First State Bank and Trust
Bayport
Stillwater
Oak Park Heights
Hudson

Equal Opportunity Employer

Member FDIC

(MBA File H-4541) (4-21-15)


Commercial Lending Assistant/Executive Assistant to the SVP Commercial Lending

Great opportunity in a great organization!  Over 80% of our new hires come from customer and employee referrals.

This is a unique opportunity for a high energy, customer focused, individual looking for the opportunity to make a difference for local small business owners – including BankCherokee!

We’re looking for a 'go-getter' who is professional, flexible, a multi-task expert, highly tech savvy, detail oriented, has good judgement, is 'a natural' at customer service, knows banking, and likes to work as a team.  Experience in personal banking, loan documentation and/or administrative support is ideal – but we have a great team that will provide training in the areas you don’t know yet.

Job accountabilities include:

Executive Assistance - Provides support and assistance for bank owner and leader of the commercial lending function.  Provides high-tech administrative support for bank strategies related to commercial lending.

Sales Assistance -  Works as a team providing support for the lender and customer during the loan sales cycle and ongoing relationship management.

Lending Assistance – Provides accurate loan documentation, loan booking, lien perfection, file administration, electronic imaging, and system updating, for all loan types.

Details: 

Full time hourly position located at our Grand Avenue office, hourly rate is based on experience level.

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-4540) (4-21-15)


Universal Teller – Part Time – Mankato, MN

BankVista works to build lasting relationships with our customers.  Our Tellers are key in helping us to accomplish that. We have an opening for a part-time Teller.  Work hours will consist of but are not limited to 15-20 hours per week, and would include some Saturdays.

Essential Qualifications and Requirements:

The ideal candidate will possess integrity, creativity, high standards, and be achievement orientated.  In addition the candidate must have strong verbal communication skills and must embrace technology. Excellent interpersonal skills where incumbent maintains a pleasant, courteous and helpful attitude is essential. An ability to prioritize multiple tasks and be detail orientated is vital to the success of the candidate.

If you are interested in joining a fun and exciting work environment please email, mail or fax a resume to:

Attention: Human Resources
BankVista
PO Box 338
Sartell, MN  56377-0338
Fax: 320.257.1952
Email:  Human.Resources@bankvista.com

(MBA File H-4539) (4-21-15)


Business Banker (Credit) – Willmar, MN
Heritage Bank NA
www.heritagebankna.com

Position Summary:

The Business Banker – Credit is primarily responsible for underwriting new business opportunities and maintaining a portfolio of borrowing customers. Although they still have extensive customer contact, they do not have direct sales responsibilities. The Business Banker – Credit is an equal on a team with a Relationship Manager. The Relationship Manager has the responsibility for outbound calling efforts with customers, prospects and centers of influence. The role of the bankers with borrowing customers will center around their analysis and understanding of the borrowing entity’s accounting and business practices. Therefore an ability to read and analyze financial statements, as well as discuss current and future accounting and business practices with customers to determine creditworthiness is essential. The team (Business Banker – Credit and Relationship Manager) jointly determine credit worthiness and work a portfolio of customers striving to create value with each interaction. This is a model that Heritage Bank believes is unique in the industry and produces a competitive advantage when comparing us to others in the industry. To grow our market share.

The Business Banker – Credit plays a large role in maintaining a sound credit culture. The Business Banker – Credit prepares credit write-ups for approval on new loan requests and annual reviews. The write-up entails completing thorough financial, borrower and industry analysis and clearly identifying the risks and mitigating factors for each credit. The Business Banker – Credit is also responsible for the on-going monitoring of the portfolio including: collection and tracking of required information from the borrower, following up on technical exceptions and working with the banker to ensure that maturing notes are being addressed in a timely fashion.

Role Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will bring a solid knowledge of reading and analyzing various financial statements and demonstrate an ability to use the financial data to explain what is happening in the business- or at least recognize what and be able and comfortable with asking questions need to be asked to gain that understanding. Business Banker – Credit must have an inquisitive mind and enjoy digging into details to fully understand a situation. Strong accounting background is desired with a public accounting background helpful. A basic knowledge of loan structuring is also preferred.

Education

  • 4-year degree or equivalent work experience

Experience

  • 4+ years experience in credit analysis

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-4538) (4-20-15)


Real Estate Loan Assistant Supervisor – Willmar, MN
Heritage Bank NA
www.heritagebankna.com

Position Summary:

Responsible for post-closing functions of sold real estate mortgages and to assist in the growth, customer service and profitability of the Bank by providing administrative support to Real Estate Lending Staff.  Manage and direct the daily post-closing mortgage loan process.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordination / supervision of the Real Estate Loan Assistants
  • Service all secondary market mortgage loans in accordance with the applicable investor guides
  • Manage and report collections, workouts, and foreclosures in accordance with the applicable investor guides
  • Ensure all Real Estate and Freddie Mac Custodial Accounts are balanced and compliant
  • Responsible for maintaining electronic records
  • Other miscellaneous tasks as assigned

Education:

  • 2-year degree or equivalent work experience

Experience:

  • 2-3 years previous experience in a related field

Other Skill/Characteristics:

  • Well-developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of standard office equipment
  • Detail-oriented with excellent decision making and problem solving ability
  • Able to manage workload, coordinate multiple tasks, and work accurately under deadline pressure

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-4537) (4-20-15)


SBA Loan Process Coordinator

This position handles the management, administration and coordination of all SBA 7(a) and Express related functions including application receipt and submission, authorization preparation / receipt and review, preparation of documents for closing, ongoing change requests, and submission of monthly reporting. The position also conducts various quality control functions within the loan area including internal file review and quality control of the Bank's document imaging system.

We require a minimum of a 2-year college degree, with 4-year college degree preferred with an emphasis in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or other related field.  We need two years experience in banking, preferably in credit administration, credit analysis, or commercial lending, with knowledge of all SBA programs required. Other skills/characteristics include: professional, strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to multi-task and organize priorities, strong computer literacy, ability to think analytically, and ability to work at a fast pace with high accuracy.

Northeast Bank is a community bank located in northeast Minneapolis and provides a comfortable work environment that is family friendly and professional. We offer great benefits and a competitive salary. Qualified applicants should apply at www.northeastbank-mn.com and click on Careers. The position may also be found at www.jobsinminneapolis.com.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

(MBA File H-4536) (4-16-15)


Mortgage Loan Coordinator

Coulee Bank is a growing multi-bank holding company with full service community banking locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  To learn more about our bank please visit www.couleebank.net.

We are looking for an experienced Mortgage Loan Coordinator.  The qualified candidate will have experience processing real estate loan documents for loans supporting three lenders.  In addition this candidate will have experience working with document preparation for Secondary Market loans such as Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae and must have experience using LaserPro.  This position will also prepare documents for loan closings, order appraisals, initiate escrow distributions and prepare all necessary payments as part of the underwriting/closing process. 

We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package.   If you meet the qualifications of this position please send your resume with salary requirements to humanresources@couleebank.net.

(MBA File H-4535) (4-16-15)


Chief Credit Officer

Our client, Security Financial Bank (a $425 million independent community bank with four locations in West Central Wisconsin), is seeking a Chief Credit Officer to join their executive management team.

Reporting directly to the President/Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Credit Officer is responsible for the development and enforcement of credit policy and quality of the loan portfolio.  Specific loan responsibilities include developing and executing loan policy, chairing the Loan Committee, assisting in the detection of loan quality deterioration and monitoring loan portfolio concentration.  Specific credit responsibilities include developing and implementing effective risk rating systems and processes and managing the credit analysis and loan operations support functions.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree, a minimum of 8 years of commercial and/or agricultural lending experience, a minimum of 5 years of credit administration and/or loan review experience and 5 years in a leadership role preferably in a banking environment.  The candidate must also possess the strong desire and commitment to developing a "team first" mentality within the Bank.

If you are interested in this opportunity which offers a full benefits package and competitive salary with bonus potential, please submit a resume, a cover letter outlining your experience with the qualities listed above and salary requirements to gbresume@wipfli.com with "Chief Credit Officer" in the subject line.

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

(MBA File H-4534) (4-15-15)


Lending Officer

State Bank of Chandler, Chandler, Minnesota, a locally owned community bank, has an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated person to join our lending staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with loan customers
  • Analyze, evaluate, authorize and or recommend approval for all loan products
  • Participate in all steps related to origination from initial application to loan closing, including documentation activities.
  • Monitor loan portfolio for risks, past due loans, and make collection calls

Skills

  • Strong customer service and organization skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Self motivated
  • Ability to develop long term relationships
  • Problem solving
  • Understand legal and documentation requirements
  • Prefer 2 to 5 years lending experience, but not required
  • Post secondary degree preferred

Requirements

  • Education:  prefer post secondary degree in business, agriculture, finance.
  • Experience: prefer 2 to 5 years lending experience

Please send resume to:

State Bank of Chandler
P.O. Box 128
Chandler, MN  56122
Attn: Doran L. Christoffels

State Bank of Chandler is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4533) (4-14-15)


Business Banker-White Bear Lake

Lake Area Bank, a progressive community bank serving the Northeast metro area, has an immediate need for a Business Banker in our White Bear Lake location.  The purpose of this position is to serve as a primary business developer for the bank including portfolio servicing, development for both loans and deposits. This position requires 5-8 years of specialized lending experience, a high degree of professionalism, relating to customers and staff with tact, efficiency, and confidentiality. As a primary business developer for the bank, candidate must be goal and growth oriented with a passion for sales success. Current portfolio is around $15 million and we are looking for strong growth of $5-7 million in new business. Candidate will be actively involved in community activities and will develop and maintain profitable business relationships that include an appropriate balance of loans and deposits

Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree in financially oriented field or equivalent experience. Candidate must have a minimum of 5-7 years banking experience in Business/Commercial Banking. This position is responsible for the development of Business Banking business, the expansion of existing business relationships, and managing ongoing relationships with customers.  Specific formal credit training preferred.  Must have the ability to analyze balance sheet, income statement ratios, and cash flow statements for business.

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, and speak clearly to customers and employees. Excellent organizational and time management skills a must.     

Duties:

  • Manage customer relationships including but not limited to: identification, prospecting, sales, cross selling and providing quality service to all customers.
  • Actively solicit new business from both new and existing clients; proactively targets and develops action plans for new business, successfully executing plans; manages the portfolio mix of accounts to ensure good balance and minimize overall risk compared to profitability.
  • Actively pursue and provide referrals and other opportunities to the other business lines; i.e; residential real estate & investments. 
  • Assists the bank in establishing and maintaining market position.
  • Assists management in developing a market strategy and in setting sales objectives.  Responsible for meeting or exceeding set fee income goals.
  • Performs duties in compliance with policy, procedure and process.
  • Represent the bank in various community and civic organizations to further enhance the bank’s image and develop additional business. 
  • Sells Bank products including Commercial DDA, Cash Management and On-line Banking to generate fee income.
  • Maintains knowledge and understanding of the bank’s loan policy and credit administration procedures and performs all responsibilities according to these guidelines.
  • Administer lending policies, products and pricing consistent with the organization’s philosophy.
  • Manages all aspects of borrowing relationship, loan closing and ongoing customer communication.  Develops and/or maintains portfolio.  Collects past due and charge-off loans according to policy and within plan.
  • Provides input for financial statement analysis for credit presentations, completes file comments and annual reviews.
  • Presents credit presentations to loan committee for approval.

Work Environment:

Professional office environment with periodic travel within the Northeast metro.

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

AA/EOE

(MBA File H-4532) (4-13-15)


Vice President
Commercial Lending

Coulee Bank is a growing multi-bank holding company with full service community banking locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin.   To learn more about our bank please visit www.couleebank.net.

Coulee Bank has an opportunity for an experienced Commercial Lender to join our team in La Crosse, WI.  The qualified individual for this position will have at least 5 years commercial lending experience that will include C&I and commercial real estate.  This position is responsible for business development and must have underwriting/credit analysis experience. 

If you meet the qualifications of this position please send your resume with salary requirements to humanresources@couleebank.net.

(MBA File H-4531) (4-13-15)


Ag Lender

Community Bank Mankato is a family owned and operated financial center dedicated to satisfying the needs of its customers and employees in a warm and friendly atmosphere while ensuring an adequate return to provide for growth and financial stability.  The purpose of this position, and all positions, is to respond to the client needs with quality service in a timely fashion consistent with the dictates of the banking Codes and all applicable laws and regulations.  Community Bank is seeking candidates for an Ag Lender position for our Amboy and Vernon Center branches. 

The Ag Lender is responsible for soliciting, negotiating, underwriting and coordinating the closing of Ag related loans in compliance with the Bank's policies, procedures and related laws and regulations.  Promotes quality loan customer service and related activities; engages in business development opportunities; develops good customer relationships; and markets and cross sells other banking products.

This position is responsible for helping the bank attract new customers and deepen relationships with existing customers.  This will be accomplished through active involvement in the community and through participation in the bank’s customer service and sales efforts.  This position will refer customers to other departments within the bank to support the bank’s overall cross-selling effort.

Applicants must possess experience in farming business administration or agricultural industry, complimented by a strong interest in community banking, be sales and service oriented and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  This is a desirable position for someone looking to establish long term relationships within a rural marketplace.

For immediate consideration, please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements in confidence to: Community Bank, Attn: Kay Wallerich, 951 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001 or email to: kay.wallerich@cbfg.net.

Member FDIC

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Including Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

(MBA File H-4530) (4-13-15)


Loan Administrator

Position Overview

The Loan Administrator is responsible for updating and maintaining Platinum Bank's internal loan files.  This position will scan and index all loan related documents into Platinum Bank’s electronic loan file system.  They will also be responsible for contacting third party vendors and Platinum Bank clients from time to time for outstanding loan or financial related information.  In addition, this position will be responsible for preparing loan documents in an accurate and timely manner, and will be responsible for inputting the loan onto Platinum Bank's core banking software.  While this position primarily services Platinum Bank’s internal staff, direct client communication is to be expected from time to time.  This position reports directly to the Assistant Vice President / Credit Administration Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining Internal Loan Files:
    • Regularly scanning and indexing documents related to Platinum Bank's commercial and consumer loan files
    • Contacting third party vendors including title companies and insurance companies for information needed for Platinum Bank's loan files
    • Contacting clients for information needed for Platinum Bank's loan files
  • Preparing Loan Documents:
    • Prepare all documents necessary to close and fund commercial loan requests
    • Work with loan officer to ensure all required information is obtained from the commercial in order to completely and accurately prepare the loan documents
    • Work with third party vendors, such as title companies and attorneys, to ensure timely receipt of the information required to properly document and perfect the collateral for each loan.
  • Post-Close Loan Processing
    • Accurately inputting the required information and codes for each loan onto Platinum Bank's core banking software
    • Filing collateral documents where applicable to ensure Platinum Bank's collateral interests are perfected
    • Scanning and indexing the loan file into Platinum Bank's electronic loan file system
    • Updating Platinum Bank's internal information tracking system to ensure all required information is properly tracked
  • Key Competencies
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Excellent listening and communication skills
    • Problem solving with good judgment
    • Ability to work under pressure while multi-tasking
    • High level of customer service
  • Education and Experience
    • Two or four year college degree preferred
    • Prior banking, or administrative experience preferred
    • Loan documentation experience preferred
    • Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications/keyboard skills
    • Proficiency with general office equipment
    • On-the-job training provided

Please send resumes to anaughton@platinumbankmn.com

(MBA File H-4529) (4-13-15)


Controller

Merchants Bank, Winona, is seeking a Controller to join our excellent team. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is required.  CPA certification is strongly desired.  Candidate should have thorough knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, regulatory accounting principles and auditing standards and knowledge of SEC, FDIC, FRM, and MN State banking regulations and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.  A minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience gained working in an account environment required. Previous experience as a manager in a community bank’s accounting or finance department is desirable.  

Interested applicants please send a resume to Merchants Financial Group, Attn: Alberta Rosburg - HR, 102 East 3rd, St. PO Box 248, Winona, MN  55987, or e-mail aarosburg@merchantsbank.com.  

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

(MBA File H-4528) (4-10-15)


Commercial Loan Officer

Sherburne State Bank has an immediate opportunity for a Commercial Loan Officer in their Becker, MN office.  The position will be responsible for generating new loan growth and maintaining the existing loan portfolio, promote the bank through great customer relations and active participation in the community.   

Qualifications:

  • 3 years of commercial lending or credit analyst experience
  • SBA Lending experience
  • Strong understanding of financial statements and business cash flow
  • College degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or equivalent
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Commercial Credit Underwriting experience

Sherburne State Bank is a local community bank that offers a friendly and professional work place.  A competitive benefit package is offered.

Qualified candidates can mail their resumes to: Sherburne State Bank Attn: Diane Stangler, PO Box 428 Becker, MN 55308 or e-mail to dstangler@sherburnestatebank.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4527) (4-10-15)


Loan Officer – Security Bank & Trust Co. – Mayer office

Security Bank & Trust has an opening for a loan officer in our Mayer location.  The position would involve all types of lending with the focus on consumer, agriculture and some commercial.  We are willing to look at candidates with limited lending experience with a willingness to learn.  The position would include managing an existing loan portfolio with the potential for growth. 

Qualifications

  • Lending experience – Consumer which would include mortgage lending, agriculture and commercial. 
  • Computer skills in Microsoft office with emphasis in Word and Excel
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment 

The position offers a benefits package with the potential for advancement in a growing and successful community minded bank.

Submit resume by mail or email:

HR@security-banks.com
Security Bank & Trust Co.
Attn: Hiring Manager
PO Box 45
Waconia, MN  55387

Member FDIC   EOE

(MBA File H-4525) (4-10-15)


Credit Analyst I – Elk River, MN

First National Bank of Elk River is an independent, privately owned community bank. With over 100 years of history serving the Northwest metro area and just under $300 million in assets, we have the experience to serve the most exciting market segments.

We are seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Credit Analyst in Elk River. Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of three years commercial credit underwriting and/or bank financial experience; a four year degree in business, accounting, finance; or related post secondary education or equivalent training and experience. A strong knowledge of credit analysis, underwriting and credit risk rating, with strong oral and written communication skills is required with a comprehensive knowledge regarding all loan types including commercial and construction loans, SBA and small business loans.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel along with ability to spread financial statements and interpret results is needed using systems like Webequity.  Self-motivation and ability to manage own work to meet deadlines and maintain accuracy are also required.

First National offers a full benefit package with a competitive salary, and has an outstanding dedicated team.  Interested and qualified candidates apply online at http://www.fnber.com/about-us/careers/current-openings/ 

First National Bank of Elk River is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

(MBA File H-4524) (4-8-15)


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