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Last revised:   October 29, 2014


Lending Program Specialist

BankCherokee is pleased to forward a great employment opportunity from our valued non-profit partner NeighborWorks Home Partners (NWHP):

NeighborWorks Home Partners (NWHP) seeks to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods and communities by providing homeownership related services to the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. These services include: homebuyer education workshops, pre-purchase counseling, post-purchase counseling, foreclosure counseling, down payment assistance lending and home improvement lending. NWHP assists almost 1,000 families a year and has served the community for over 30 years. For more information, please visit: www.nwhomepartners.org.

For information on this position, follow this link to the full job posting on the Minnesota Council of Non-Profits website at http://www.minnesotanonprofits.org/job-details?id=88622.

(MBA File H-4324) (10-29-14)


Personal Banker/Customer Service Representative

Financial institution with seven locations throughout central Minnesota including Alexandria is seeking bright, motivated individuals to join our team as Customer Service Representatives and Personal Bankers.  If you enjoy a fast paced working environment with the opportunity for advancement, send your resume and salary requirements to:

Carol McKay
Human Resources
1920 South Sixth Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Resumes can also be sent via E-Mail to cmckay@anbmn.com.  No phone calls please. 

(MBA File H-4323) (10-29-14)


Business Banker III/Business Development Officer

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

We have a great opportunity for results oriented sales minded individual to fill a Business Banker III/Business Development Lending Officer position.  Preferred candidates will possess a minimum of 10 years commercial lending experience with business development and credit skills.  The primary responsibility will be bringing in new business and clients by identifying prospects, profiling and analyzing client’s financial needs and recommending loan products and structures that meet the needs of the client and the bank.  With the commitment of the organization the Lender will solicit and develop profitable new business relationships by utilizing networks of contacts while adhering to the bank’s loan policies. 

In addition to a full benefit package and competitive compensation this position will offer lucrative incentive compensation for growth results. Interested and qualified candidates may send resumes to hr@fnber.com or apply at:  Business Banker III/Business Development Lending Officer

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

(MBA File H-4322) (10-29-14)


Consumer Loan Officer

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

Responsibilities in this position include: developing and maintaining superior customer relations with consumer 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 a college degree in Business or a related field, one to three years consumer lending experience, 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 November 17, 2014 to Midwest Bank, Attn: Human Resources Manager, P. O. Box 703, Detroit Lakes, MN 56502-0703 or email to hr@midwestbank.net

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

www.midwestbank.net

(MBA File H-4321) (10-29-14)


Commercial & Private Banking Assistant Supervisor – Alliance Bank, St Paul, MN

Alliance Bank is a family owned community bank offering Personal, Commercial, Agricultural, and Private Banking services.  Alliance Bank has maintained a strong community presence for more than 140 years. We are privately owned and have total assets in excess of $550 million.

Job Summary

The Commercial & Private Banking Assistant Supervisor is responsible for the supervision, training, and work flow of the administrative staff within the Commercial & Private Banking loan departments.  This position is responsible for the management of all administrative functions within the Department and may perform all levels of duties as necessary.  Must exercise initiative and judgment when addressing and resolving problems. The Commercial & Private Banking Assistant Supervisor will assist in attaining established Bank and branch goals through active participation in loan management and is expected to provide leadership, training and support to less experienced officers and staff members.

Essential Functions

  • Effectively supervise, train, and manage the administrative staff within the Commercial & Private Banking loan departments through continuous direction, support, feedback and coaching to ensure the department provides superior customer service and consistently adheres to established bank policies and procedures.
  • Provide support and assistance to loan officers and staff in regards to the establishment and development of effective relationships with customers by answering questions and problems courteously and promptly, obtaining and conveying information as needed, and maintaining the Bank’s professional reputation.
  • Provide high-level administrative support to the Bank President and Department Senior Vice President by conducting research, preparing reports, handling information requests, and performing complex and confidential administrative functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.
  • Perform full range of duties pertaining to the loan processing/closing/servicing function, including, but not limited to the following: system inquiries to obtain credit history information on potential borrowers,  process documents for new and refinanced loans after closing including proper proof entries, and obtain pay-off information as necessary.  Review files after closing to ensure that all documents are signed, checks disbursed and tasks are input regarding new note information.
  • Review loans upon completion to ensure loan information was correctly input on the system and communicate with Loan Operations department to maintain accurate and up-to-date records.  Serve as a liaison between multiple departments including, but not limited to: Retail Banking, Loan Documentation, Deposit Operations, and Loan Operations.
  • Provide excellent customer service to the Bank’s customers and employees by providing ongoing support via phone and in oral and written communications while adhering to all Bank and Department policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates Degree (AA) or equivalent from an accredited college or university and/or 2 years related experience and/or training or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven ability to build an effective team; develop, coach and successfully manage a staff.
  • Working knowledge of loan documentation terminology and methodology.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of lending, business account services and banking procedures.
  • Extensive experience with loan operations and required supporting documentation.
  • 3+ years of direct industry experience.
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience, preferably in a bank environment

Alliance Bank offers a competitive salary and benefit package.  Alliance Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Qualified candidates may email resume to Human.Resources@alliancebanks.com.

(MBA File H-4320) (10-28-14)


Credit Analyst

Stearns Bank N.A., a successful, independently-owned Central Minnesota Bank is looking for a Credit Analyst for our St. Cloud, MN location.

Position is responsible for analysis of the financial condition of new and existing commercial customers.  Qualified candidates should have a four-year college degree in accounting or finance, strong oral/written communications skills, word processing/spreadsheet experience and an understanding of financial statements. 2+ years experience preferred.

To apply, send email or resume to:

Human Resources
Stearns Bank
4191 2nd St. S., Box 7338
St. Cloud, MN  56302
Resumes2@stearnsbank.com
EOE/AA

(MBA File H-4319) (10-27-14)


Relationship Banker

1st United Bank located in Faribault, has a great opportunity for a sales minded individual to fill a Relationship Banker position. The primary role is to focus on growing existing accounts and acquiring new customers. Prospect for new customers by networking, cold calling, advertising or other means of generating interest from potential customers. They must then plan persuasive approaches and pitches that will convince potential clients to do business with 1st United Bank. Must develop a rapport with new customers, and provide support that will continually improve the relationship. Also required to grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to customers.

  1. New Business Development & Customer Retention
    Develops new deposit, loan, and investment business through calling on existing and prospective customers.
    Identifies potential customers/business, and the decision makers within the customer’s organization; researches the business, schedules and conducts meetings, prepares and delivers presentation to the customer/business.
    Proactively identifies sales opportunities with an emphasis on developing and maximizing profitable customer relationships.
  2. Business Development Planning
    Consults with loan committee on prospects and existing customers to call on.
    Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales.
  3. Key skills and qualifications
    Strong presentation, organizational, research and strategic analysis skills are essential.
    Strong business-to-business sale at a corporate level
    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and be able to cold call potential customers with confidence.
    Skilled at agreeing and closing deals with customers.
    Marketing experience preferred
  • Education and/or Experience:
    4-year degree or equivalent work experience
    Previous banking experience is preferred

Qualified candidates please submit cover letter and resume to hr@1stunited.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4318) (10-27-14)


Eagle Valley Bank is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Deposit Operations Specialist position located in our Hudson, WI office. 

The Deposit Operations Specialist is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of daily finance transactions, including internet banking, debit card, ACH, and wire transactions.  Qualified candidates must have prior bank operations experience, strong organizational skills, ability to work independently and be a cooperative part of a team, and be willing to assist when needed. Candidates must have ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Previous experience with Vision/Precision software a plus.  Hours may vary depending on the needs of the department.

Eagle Valley Bank offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume to:  abauer@eaglevalleybank.com

Please reference position applying for in the subject of your cover letter.

(MBA File H-4317) (10-27-14)


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:

  • 5 plus years of commercial lending
  • 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-4316) (10-27-14)


VP Investment Executive

A small to mid-size community bank has an opportunity available for an experienced VP Investment Executive in Southeast Minnesota.

The VP Investment Executive facilitates the sale and service of securities, mutual funds, annuities, and life insurance to qualified buyers.  This position will complete all job responsibilities in accordance with federal and state compliance regulations.

A bachelor degree in relevant discipline preferred or equivalent experience required.  Series 7, 63, and state life license required.  Four years investment, securities, and portfolio management experience required.  Two years of banking experience preferred.  Must possess courteous and professional customer service attitude; excellent verbal and written communications skills; strong computer skills; ability to deal effectively with time pressures and stress.  

If you want the opportunity to work in an achievement-oriented organization that offers competitive salaries and benefits, please apply to MBA Employment Opportunities Program or mail to MBA File H-4315, Employment Opportunities Program, 8050 Washington Avenue South, Suite 150, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disability

(MBA File H-4315) (10-27-14)


Service Manager

1st United Bank located in Faribault, serving the financial needs of our community since 1920, has an opening for a Service Manager. This position is responsible for supervising all tellers, in-store branch employees and in-store branch/teller department activities.  Duties include ensuring the teller line and branch environment are conducive to productivity and customer service at all times. Oversees and conducts effective teller training on all aspects of teller job, ensuring minimal teller errors, accurate teller balancing, and compliance with applicable regulations including bank policies and procedures. Coach staff to a higher level of customer service. Resolves conflicts and effectively problem solves. Services customers in own window on a regular basis. Coordinates departmental workflow. Schedules for optimum productivity and ensures adequate coverage for great customer service.

Qualified individuals must have strong coaching skills, excellent interpersonal communication including both written and verbal, and excellent problem solving skills. Ability to train and teach in a coaching, organized manner. Have the skill to lead and direct staff, have good time management skills, knowledge of banking products and services, be detail oriented, the skill to prioritize and manage multiple projects, and deal effectively with highly confidential information. Have a contagiously positive attitude toward job, people and Bank. Strong PC skills. Highly accurate.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED), and 2 years college/vocational training or related coursework. Minimum of 3-5 years combined experience as Teller, Lead teller or Senior teller, 2-3 years supervisory experience

Qualified candidates can submit cover letter and resume via email to hr@1stunited.com or mail to:

Human Resources
1st United Bank
430 4th Street NW
Faribault, MN  55021

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4314) (10-27-14)


Manager of Retail Banking

The Bank of Elk River currently has a full time opening for a Manager of Retail Banking and is seeking an experienced professional to fill this position.

Job Summary:
The primary responsibility of this position is to promote and oversee the sales and service delivery of the Retail Banking department. Along with directly managing the four off-site Retail Branch Managers and the retail staff (Teller Supervisor and Consumer Bankers) at our headquarters location in Elk River. This position will also focus on continued development and implementation of the retail branch strategies, including but not limited to: goal setting, incentive programs, referral tracking and overall performance management and accountability of the sales and service efforts of all retail staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a Retail Banking program that encompasses customer service, product delivery and relationship building to effectively fulfill The Bank of Elk River’s sales and service culture.
  • Evaluate retail functions at branch offices to maximize cost effectiveness.
  • Provide ongoing monitoring of a sales incentive program and assist in sales training for the retail staff. Recommend modifications, improvements or enhancements as appropriate.
  • Work in-conjunction with COO for the Retail Banking staff meetings.
  • Ensure that proper retail procedures are followed at each branch.
  • Provide direction for Retail Managers with job performance reviews and one-on-ones.
  • In conjunction with the Compliance and Operations officers, ensure that the Retail Branch Managers are following and implementing bank policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the research and development of new products and/or modifying existing products to ensure that customer needs are met.
  • Work with Deposit Strategy Committee to find innovative products or services to increase market share and meet bank goals.
  • Monitor fees for deposit accounts and other retail services to aid bank in remaining competitive in the market.
  • Work effectively with other department managers to ensure retail strategies, processes and goals are clearly communicated and consistent with overall bank objectives.
  • Call on businesses to develop relationships.
    •  Make calls with Branch Managers to develop branch relationships.
    • Make calls with key bank leaders and commercial lenders to build relationships and promote The Bank of Elk River.
    • Work with community networks and organizations to position self and advocate The Bank of Elk River.
  • Work with CFO and COO to develop retail department budget.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 7-10 years previous management experience (banking management experience preferred).
  • Previous experience managing multiple branch locations preferred.
  • Previous experience with Customer Relationship Management Systems (CRM) desired.
  • Proven leadership, collaboration, organization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

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-4313) (10-27-14)


Credit Officer

Bell State Bank & Trust is seeking a Credit Officer candidate. 

If you like to work with people in a family atmosphere, enjoy great benefits and provide unequaled personal service to every customer, consider a career with Bell State Bank & Trust. 

This position will be expected to function as a lending resource primarily to commercial and agriculture lenders and secondarily to real estate lenders, personal banker officers, and branch managers. This individual must possess the technical skills need to underwrite, document and administer a commercial loan portfolio. 

This individual’s duties include:

  • In conjunction with the Business/Ag Bankers, interview prospective business loan customers in an effort to make a preliminary determination as to the nature and feasibility of the credit request.
  • Analyze the financial and other related information to determine the general creditworthiness of the prospect and the merits of the specific loan request.
  • Establish and negotiate, where necessary, terms under which the credit could be structured.
  • Prepare the Loan Committee presentation and required supporting documentation and present to the appropriate approval authority.
  • Monitor the credit facility once it is booked, including an assessment of interim financial information.
  • Assist lenders with the preparation of annual credit reviews and problem loan summaries.

This position requires a four year degree in accounting, finance or related field and three to five years of credit, lending or examining experience.

Excellent benefit package.

Please send resume to Bell State Bank & Trust, 3100 13th Ave. S., Fargo, ND, 58103 or e-mail to hr@bellbanks.com

Bell State Bank & Trust
Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4312) (10-27-14)


Information Security Engineer

Bell State Bank & Trust is seeking candidates for an Information Security Engineer position. 

If you like to work with people in a family atmosphere, enjoy great benefits and provide unequaled personal service to every customer, consider a career with Bell State Bank & Trust.

This position will assist with ensuring the confidentiality, availability and integrity of the bank’s information infrastructure by assisting with Bell’s vendor management and business continuity efforts.  This individual may lead security related projects while monitoring and supporting the information security infrastructure and will assist with Bell’s incident response and risk assessment efforts as required. 

This position requires a 2 to 4 year degree and 3 to 5 years equivalent work experience. Knowledge or experience in the following areas is preferred:  IT, engineering, business administration, business continuity, project management. Bell State Bank & Trust provides an excellent benefits package.

Please send resume to Bell State Bank & Trust, 3100 13th Ave. SW, Fargo, ND, 58103 or hr@bellbanks.com.

Bell State Bank & Trust
Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4311) (10-27-14)


Credit Analyst

Winona National Bank has an exciting opportunity available within our Business Banking department for a Credit Analyst.

The Credit Analyst will contribute to the loan decision-making process and sound portfolio management by providing in-depth credit analysis on new and existing clients for Business Banking Officers and Loan Committees.  They will monitor loan files for adequate and current financial information and documentation.

The right candidate will:

  • Possess a four-year degree in accounting, finance, business or equivalent
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Preferably have a minimum of 3+ years accounting/finance related experience
  • Preferably have banking experience

For a full job description and to apply please visit the Careers tab on www.winonanationalbank.com.

EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disability

(MBA File H-4310) (10-23-14)


Unity Bank Minnesota – Deposit Operations Associate (Crosby or Edina, MN locations)

Unity Bank is a community bank serving 9 convenient locations. Our professional staff provides excellent assistance for customers desiring personal banking and financial services. We seek to satisfy the needs of our customers, community and employees by providing the best source of financial service products in our market, while maintaining financial strength, adequate earnings, leadership and integrity.

Primary Job Purpose:
A Deposit Operations Associate is responsible for supporting bank operations; ensuring operational activities run smoothly and efficiently and performing a variety of operational duties including, but not limited to;

  • Processes incoming and outgoing domestic and international wire transfers in a timely and accurate basis.
  • Resolves daily exception items, ACH processing, including non-posts, NSF’s, Stop Payments, rejects, and chargebacks.
  • Provides support for Online Banking, Bill Pay, Phone Banking, and Cash Management; and offering assistance with these products. 
  • Support ATM/debit card processing.
  • Provides IRA support to internal customers.  Manages all IRA files and operations.
  • IOLTA/RETA management – including remittance and overdraft notice process.
  • Performs general ledger and internal account reconciliations, and researches/resolves outstanding items.

Three years of Banking Operations experience or equivalent experience is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to articulate banking and compliance knowledge are also required. Candidates must be proficient with Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook and standard office equipment and meet certain standards as part of a financial and criminal background check.
Unity Bank would be excited to talk to you about a career with us if you are a highly motivated individual looking to make a difference. We offer a full benefit package and competitive compensation.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: hr@unitybanking.com

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

(MBA File H-4309) (10-22-14)


Senior Lending Officer

Merchants Bank has an opening for a Senior Lending Officer in our Southeast Region. Primary responsibility would be to oversee/manage the loan portfolio for our Southeast Region locations from loan generation/growth through all aspects of loan administration. This is a key leadership position with overall responsibilities associated with Commercial Lending and adherence to overall credit quality standards expected. Position requires BS/BA Degree, a minimum of 10 years of commercial lending experience and 5 years of Senior Lending/Management Experience to fulfill requirements of the position.  Position requires individual to be a mentor for other lenders. If you’re interested in joining a growing employee-owned company, please send a resume to Merchants Bank, Attn: Alberta Rosburg, HR, PO Box 248, Winona, MN  55987, or e-mail aarosburg@merchantsbank.com.  

Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

(MBA File H-4308) (10-21-14)


TELLER – Stearns Bank, St. Cloud, MN

Our Team is looking for a PT Teller.  Position is responsible for processing a variety of financial transactions including check cashing, withdrawals, deposits and loan payments.  Successful candidate must be flexible, have cash handling experience, excellent customer service skills and the ability to effectively refer bank products and services.   20 to 25 hours/week with Saturday hours on a rotating basis. Teller experience is a plus.

Send resume, e-mail or apply in person to:

Human Resources
Stearns Bank
4191 2nd St. S., Box 7338
St. Cloud, MN  56302
Resumes9@stearnsbank.com
EOE/AA

(MBA File H-4307) (10-21-14)


TELLER – Stearns Bank, St. Cloud, MN

Stearns Bank is looking for a FT Teller for our St. Cloud location.  Position is responsible for processing a variety of financial transactions including check cashing, withdrawals, deposits and loan payments.  Successful candidate must be flexible, have cash handling experience, excellent customer service skills and the ability to effectively refer bank products and services. Hours include Saturdays on a rotating basis. Teller experience is a plus.  Send resume, e-mail or apply in person to:

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

(MBA File H-4306) (10-21-14)


Commercial Analyst

Frandsen Financial Corporation is looking for a Commercial Analyst responsible for performing reviews of commercial loans. The locations for this position have the potential to be in Mankato, Grand Forks or Arden Hills locations, but training will be at Arden Hills. The qualified individual will have experience working as a credit analyst for a banking organization or in a comparable environment.  The individual must have a four year degree in an appropriate educational background.  Additional experience considered a plus is an understanding of bank operations and/or lending experience all within a banking/financial institution environment. Responsibilities will include the ability to accurately prepare spreadsheets and credit presentations, along with analysis, questions, issues and policies related to each loan for our loan officers in a timely manner.  Be able to perform other duties, accountabilities and projects as assigned. Attributes of the successful candidate will include strong communication, organization, numeric skills, service skills and the ability to work independently. Our candidate must be comfortable and willing to work with all levels of management. 

Frandsen Bank & Trust is owned by Frandsen Financial Corporation ("FFC"), a 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:

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4305) (10-21-14)


Senior Commercial Analyst

Frandsen Financial Corporation is looking for a Senior Commercial Analyst responsible for performing reviews of commercial loans. The qualified individual will have at least 3 to 5 years’ experience working as a credit analyst for a banking organization or in a comparable environment.  The individual must have a four year degree in an appropriate educational background.  Additional experience considered a plus is an understanding of bank operations and/or lending experience all within a banking/financial institution environment. Responsibilities will include the ability to accurately prepare spreadsheets and credit presentations, along with analysis, questions, issues and policies related to each loan for our loan officers in a timely manner.  Be able to perform other duties, accountabilities and projects as assigned. Attributes of the successful candidate will include strong communication, organization, numeric skills, service skills and the ability to work independently. Our candidate must be comfortable and willing to work with all levels of management. 

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:

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-4304) (10-21-14)


Commercial Loan Officer

Frandsen Bank & Trust is seeking a Commercial Loan Officer for our Foley, MN office. The qualified individual will have a minimum of 5 years' experience in lending; Ag and/or residential experience a plus. The individual must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Responsibilities will include; but are not limited to, prospecting and developing new client relationships, managing existing client relationships, and cross-selling our wide range of banking, wealth management, and insurance services.  Candidate must have strong credit analysis and underwriting skills. Familiarity with FSA/SBA programs is preferred. Attributes of the successful candidate will include the ability to work independently and make professional presentations of bank products and services to prospective and existing clients. Strong communication, organizational, sales and service skills are required.

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:

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-4303) (10-21-14)


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 a minimum of 5 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-4302) (10-20-14)


Loan Operations Supervisor
MidCountry Bank, Bloomington, MN

Description:

Responsible for supervising the Loan Operations functions ; ensuring loans are documented properly, booked properly, serviced effectively and service to our internal and external customers meets the highest standards. Adheres to credit policy, legal, compliance and audit requirements in support of the bank’s objectives of growing loans, maintaining asset quality and increasing income by managing expenses.

Duties:

  1. Optimize team talents by providing leadership and coaching to individuals by:
    Inspire, motivate, develop, and manage team
    Determine staffing needs; Recruit, hire and onboard talent.
    Document and conduct annual performance review process duties on time.
    Establishing clear goals that tie to the vision and mission of the business.
    Conduct ongoing one on one coaching sessions.
    Managing employee performance issues in a timely manner and adhering to employment policies.
    Participate in leadership training opportunities and apply learnings
  2. Supervise day to day Loan Operations functions by:
    Ensuring all department tasks are completed daily
    Maintain performance tracking and ensure SLAs for service and accuracy are met
    Manage error resolution and provide guidance and support to team members
    Maintain and complete timely updates to department procedures
    Monitor controls and current processes; looking for additional efficiencies to ensure success audits and compliance reviews
    Provide ongoing staff training opportunities
  3. Represent Loan Operations and serve as a department liaison by:
    Attend communication meetings and/or participate in onsite visits
    Provide guidance and support as needed for projects, department trainings, etc.
    Serve as a team player in all initiatives, promoting a positive can-do attitude
  4. Assist with system upgrades & roll outs of new products and services by
    Providing expertise and coordination
    Performing testing
    Creating new department procedures
    Further monitor and reporting results to Management

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 2-Year College/Tech Degree or Equivalent
  2. 4+ years related experience + 1 year supervisory experience
  3. Proven leadership skills
  4. Knowledge of lending and applicable programs (Fannie Mae, Farmer Mac, SBA, participation lending)
  5. Knowledge of insurance processes including escrow, crop and flood
  6. Previous commercial and consumer loan experience
  7. Experience with Fiserv Navigator and Laser Pro preferred.

*Interested applicants should apply at: www.midcountrybank.com/careers.aspx

(MBA File H-4301) (10-16-14)


VP / Business Banker – Jackson, MN

Develop and monitor bank clients which meet our banking guidelines, and provide a fair rate of return, while minimizing the risk to the Bank.  Additionally, the Business Banker will serve the customer by analyzing the potential of the client and justifying the risk associated with each credit or banking product/service.

Accountabilities:

  • Recommend United Prairie Bank products or services when it would serve a client's financial need.
  • Actively solicits and develops new business and manages existing relationships according to individual goals for loan growth and fee income while meeting Bank wide goals established by the Executive Management Team.
  • Solicit and interview loan and bank clients and review loan applications for credit worthiness.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements and spreads, including adequacy of income and sufficiency of collateral and prepare presentation for loan committee when necessary.
  • Make on-site visits to client s operations to analyze the management of the business for potential credit risk as well as promoting the bank and its products.
  • Responsible for maintaining customer loan files according to UP policies and procedures.
  • Monitor loan performance, loan agreements, financial statements and collateral to ensure the quality of the loan.
  • Apply collection practices to minimize risk as appropriate.
  • Manage loan portfolio including customer inquiries, collections, and file maintenance
  • Review customer requests and make decisions accordingly.
  • Grow the deposit products segment.
  • Required to comply with the SAFE Act requirements; including successful initial and ongoing registration in the Registry if you are licensed MLO.
  • Provide referrals to UPIA Insurance Agency and UPFN Investment Agency.

Salary will be based on qualifications. Applicant can apply by emailing an introductory letter and resume to:  United Prairie Bank, Human Resources - 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-4300) (10-16-14)


Personal Banking Officer

Lake Region Bank, in Willmar, MN is seeking an experienced full time Personal Banking Officer.  Must provide excellent customer service and plan, organize, and use time, technology and resources efficiently; demonstrate knowledge and skills required; must be professional, possess in-depth knowledge of all retail banking products and services.  Four year college degree and must have customer service experience.

Please mail or e-mail your resume post marked by October 22, 2014 to:

Lake Region Bank
Human Resource Department
PO Box 450
New London MN 56273
sziemer@lakeregion.com

FDIC

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

(MBA File H-4299) (10-15-14)


Accounting Specialist/Administrative Assistant

UMACHA is looking for an accounting specialist/administrative assistant to staff the office from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, performing receptionist responsibilities and directing calls to the appropriate staff to provide the best customer service for members. This position will provide administrative assistance to staff including: generating invoices and writing checks; posting accounting entries; generating accounting reports; handling incoming and outgoing mail; assisting with member mailings and with preparations for education events; maintaining the membership data base;  and completing other tasks as assigned by the President and Senior Director.

UMACHA provides education and training, compliance services and operational support, information dissemination and consulting, with a particular emphasis on the ACH network to its financial institutions and corporate members across the Upper Midwest. UMACHA is a key resource to enhance the understanding of electronic payments. We're known for our extensive knowledge base as well as our national representation in the payments industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Process publication orders, billing and inventory
  • Telephone customer service
  • Bookkeeping functions for both accounts payable and receivable
  • Credit card and ACH file processing
  • Membership database data entry
  • Tax filings for multiple states in UMACHA territory
  • Handling of both incoming and outgoing mail
  • Prepare bank deposits
  • Order and maintain office supplies

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of a high school degree 
  • Two or more years of secretarial, receptionist and/or administrative assistant work experience
  • Bookkeeping and accounting skills required, with working knowledge of QuickBooks
  • Business school degree or some college with a focus on either accounting or business is preferable
  • Computer knowledge and experience to include proficiency in the following software: accounting (QuickBooks); word processing (Word); presentation (PowerPoint); spreadsheets (Excel); calendar and e-mail (Outlook); and computer databases
  • AAP preferred or become knowledgeable about the ACH network and become an Accredited ACH Professional within 2-3 years after hiring

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

(MBA File H-4298) (10-15-14)


IT Manager

Manage the bank’s Information Technology activities including evaluation of the capabilities and limitations of hardware and software for present and future use and recommending changes and additions.  Oversee and coordinate data processing design, development and implementation activities throughout the bank. Select, install, implement and maintain application policies and procedures related to the bank’s network. Secondary responsibility is to become the bank's expert in all types of depository products, and to promote new and prospective usage of the same.

Undergraduate Degree; or three to five + years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Cambridge State Bank offers competitive compensation and benefit package and a great career opportunity.

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Joanne Boden at jboden@cambridgestatebank.com or mail to:

Cambridge State Bank
Attention: Joanne Boden
P.O. Box 472
Cambridge, MN  55008

(MBA File H-4297) (10-15-14)


INSURANCE ADMINISTRATOR - St. Paul, MN

Alliance Bank is a family owned community bank offering Personal, Commercial, Agricultural, and Private Banking services.  Alliance Bank has maintained a strong community presence for more than 140 years. We are privately owned and have total assets in excess of $550 million. 

JOB SUMMARY

The Insurance Administrator is responsible for providing ongoing administrative support to the bank’s Insurance Agent, while maintaining adherence to all Bank policies and procedures.  This position is responsible for assisting the Agent in assembling and maintaining claims and customers files and records. The Insurance Administrator operates as a member of a team but will be responsible for identifying independent administrative projects; performing considerable coordination and follow through; setting priorities and procedures for accomplishing work assignments and assisting with insurance sales. This individual is required to be knowledgeable and skilled in all insurance related products and services. The Insurance Administrator will assist in attaining established Bank and branch goals through active participation in the Retail Banking department and branch activities.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Process new insurance policies, modifications to existing policies, and claim forms.
  • Obtain information from policyholders to verify the accuracy and completeness of information on claims forms, applications, related documents, and company records.
  • Update existing policies and company records to reflect changes requested by policyholders and insurance company representatives.
  • Prepare reports and insurance-claim forms for damage or loss against insurance companies.
  • Forwards report of claim or claim form to insurance company. Act as intermediary between company and insured.  May assist in settling claims.
  • Promote business for the Bank by maintaining good customer relations and referring customers to appropriate staff for services. Develop and support retail business by capitalizing on business opportunities, and directly or indirectly influence the production of revenue and the control of retail banking expenses while maintaining adherence to all Bank policies and procedures.
  • Provides administrative and operational support to the branch and other departments of the bank as needed.
  • Provide excellent customer service to the Bank’s customers and employees by providing ongoing support via phone and in oral and written communications while adhering to all Bank and Department policies and procedures.
  • Assist with insurance sales, and cross-sell the Bank’s other products and services, referring customers to appropriate staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 12 months of related experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Direct insurance industry experience.
  • Customer service and entry-level sales experience.
  • License requirements:  Life, Accident, Health, Casualty & Property

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of banking experience or equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge of banking, bank products, cross-selling, debits and credits.

Email cover letter and resume to Human.Resources@alliancebanks.com or mail to Alliance Bank, Attn: Human Resources, 55 East 5th St., Suite 115, St. Paul, MN 55101

(MBA File H-4296) (10-13-14)


Loan Support Manager

First American Bank is seeking qualified Loan Support Manager at either our Hudson, WI location or our St. Michael, MN location.

This position is responsible for the day to day operation and management of the loan support department, loan documentation and loan compliance and training as well as scanning, HMDA and CRA Activities.  This position requires consistent and regular physical attendance at work and also requires the ability to travel between branches if needed.
This position uses discretion and independent judgment in attending to the day to day business of the loan support department, including compliance and CRA requirements.  This position assists in establishing policies and procedures pertaining to loan administration as well as commercial and consumer loan areas.  In addition, this position is a supervisory position and includes mentoring responsibilities.

Essential duties and responsibilities of the position are:

  • Oversight of the daily loan support department to assure that loan officer’s needs are met in the processing of loans;
  • Preparation of loan documents (LaserPro);
  • Managing loan input maintenance, follow-up of tickler maintenance, prepare reports for Board and other departments;  oversee collection of proper insurance coverage on collateral;
  • Perfect and track loan collateral;
  • Know and meet compliance requirements;
  • Manage loan operations staff, including performing annual reviews;
  • Image loan files;
  • SBA reporting as required;
  • Process loan advances and pay downs;
  • Review and follow-up of daily reports, clear G/L daily;
  • Meet external/internal customer service needs;
  • Audit closed loan files;
  • Collect and maintain HMDA data/reporting/denials; 
  • Serve as CRA officer and report to the Board of Directors on a quarterly basis;
  • Serve on the Compliance Committee and participates in Compliance activities as needed;
  • Serve as a member of Information Security Committee and other committees as assigned;
  • Prepare board reports and report to board as needed or requested;
  • Authorize payment of department payables and ensure that all processes are completed in a correct and timely manner; 
  • Assist in performing loan audits and in the preparation for external audits;
  • Work with other departments in order to maximize use of operating systems;
  • At all times comply with all Bank and regulatory policies and procedures.

Other duties include:

Provide assistance as needed to others in the Bank and/or lending area; review reports, authorize payment of department payables and ensure that all processes are completed in an accurate and timely manner.  Work with Bank staff as needed.  Balance participation clearing accounts and general ledger accounts as needed.  Participate in community activities.  Complete required annual training.  Work occasional Saturday mornings as scheduled.

First American Bank offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  We are an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  We invite qualified individuals to submit a resume via employment@fa-bank.net

EEO is the Law

(MBA File H-4295) (10-13-14)


Lending Assistant

Stearns Bank is looking for a motivated, ambitious individual to fill a lending assistant position at our Financial Center in St. Cloud, MN.  This position is responsible for providing direction and support in the preparation of loan and collateral documents, as well as servicing, closing, auditing and booking of loans.

Successful candidate will preferably have experience in either commercial or residential loan documentation, title work or insurance.  SBA experience is a plus. Excellent oral and written communication skills, time management and organizational skills are critical to success.

Stearns Bank is an independently-owned community bank and nationwide lender.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including our Employee Stock Ownership Program, one of the best long-term incentive programs in the nation.

Send resume or email to:
Human Resources
Stearns Bank N.A.
4191 2nd St. S.
St. Cloud, MN  56301
Resumes11@stearnsbank.com
EOE/AA

(MBA File H-4294) (10-13-14)


Office Manager II
Waconia

KleinBank, a Star Tribune 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 a highly motivated individual interested in working as a key member of the sales team as an Office Manager II.  This position will be responsible for managing the daily retail branch operations, and to ensure that individual and branch deposit and lending goals are met.  This individual will provide outstanding customer service and continually seek to provide customized financial solutions to current and potential customers.   Will also have the opportunity to participate in community organizations and events to help strengthen and serve our communities.

Qualified candidate must possess excellent customer service and communication skills, be self-motivated and have previous managerial or supervisor experience. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, finance or accounting desired. Three or more years of financial services experience preferred. Prior consumer lending experience of 2 years preferred.

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-4293) (10-13-14)


Loan Administrator

Financial Security Bank, a local community full-service bank, is seeking a Loan Administrator for our Kerkhoven location.  This part-time position working 30+ hours per week requires a high level of analytical skills; effective verbal communication skills; ability to present; aptitude for problem-solving; computer proficiency; maintaining confidentiality; strong ability for multi-tasking and organization; neat, professional manner; contagiously positive attitude towards job, people and bank; demonstrates a willingness to learn; knowledge of bank products and services; strong mathematical aptitude; ability to perform analysis of financial data; make recommendations regarding credit analyses to loan officers and/or loan committee; assist in the preparation of financial/credit information and reports for presentation to loan officers and/or loan committee.

Knowledge of the Agricultural Industry is required.  Farm background is a plus.  Loan Processor experience is a plus. Compliance experience is a plus.  We offer competitive wages and benefits.  Financial Security Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume to:  Financial Security Bank, 1011 Atlantic Ave., P.O. Box 258, Kerkhoven, MN  56252 Attn:  Human Resources, Fax:  320.264.1306, Email:  tbarrett@financialsecuritybank.com

(MBA File H-4292) (10-13-14)


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