Commercial Administrative Assistant

CUA is a full-service banking institution that offers flexible products, personalized service and quick decisions that are made in the local marketplace. CUA serves more than 20,000 individuals and businesses in the HRM / Halifax market.  Our success is the result of the CUA Team, a collection of problem-solvers and opportunity-seekers who are genuinely interested in doing what is best for our members.  CUA invites qualified, enthusiastic individuals to apply for the following career opportunity:

Commercial Administrative Assistant

Reporting to the Director, Commercial Services, the Commercial Administrative Assistant is accountable for conducting administrative and processing functions for the commercial operations as well as responding to enquiries from internal and external parties. The Commercial Administrative Assistant reviews various documents pertaining to commercial products to ensure their accuracy and compliance with related policies and procedures. The position completes the processing of lending transactions, which includes new loans, renewals, transfers, withdrawals and the related interest component, and compiles the information into defined reports.  The Commercial Administrative Assistant complies with reporting requirements related to external organizations, including the completion of various forms and reports for the Canada Revenue Agency.


As the successful candidate, you have expertise in loan and deposit transaction processing within a financial institution, and understand the underlying systems, policies and procedures. Your attention to detail and high accuracy level facilitates quality service to CUA’s members while meeting all compliance requirements.  You have exceptional organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize, manage time and efficiently complete tasks.  You have sound judgement and can quickly detect inaccuracies in data or information as a critical quality assurance of your work.

Education / Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in any field.
  • One (1) to three (3) years related experience in loan and / or deposit transaction processing or administration in a financial institution.
  • Knowledge of banking systems and business model.

This is a full-time position offering competitive benefits and compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Closing date for this opportunity is May 22, 2018.

Method of Applying:

Please apply by submitting a resume to as well as providing your salary expectations.  While we appreciate all submissions, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest in joining the CUA Team!