Financial Services Officer

Are you interested in pursuing a challenging, dynamic career with an organization that values employee growth, development and the communities within which it operates?  Read on!

LaHave River Credit Union located in Bridgewater NS, is a locally owned Co-Operative Full-Service Financial Institution with assets of $52 million, serving our members throughout the South Shore and beyond.  We are currently looking for a Full-Time Financial Services Officer.  The main purpose of this position is to provide personal lending and investment services to current and potential clients and to recognize client needs and promote and cross sell credit union lending and investment services to clients.   *Candidate must be willing to obtain mutual funds licence within six months (Canadian Securities Institute).

Responsibilities:
The FSO will be responsible for business development efforts, achieving sales goals through service excellence and product knowledge, while delivering quality financial products and services to current and prospective clients.  Working closely with the community, strong emphasis will be placed on identifying new business opportunities while providing innovative solutions for a variety of financial needs.

The Person:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong business acumen and proven success in managing new and existing member relationships, as well as achieving sales goals while working collaboratively within a team.  Excellent communication and problem-solving skills are required as is the ability to take ownership of servicing and growing a portfolio while demonstrating sound decision making. Growth oriented, this individual will identify opportunities for investment and loan growth and will work closely with all staff providing support and leadership in achieving Credit Union goals.

Education/Experience:
As the ideal candidate for this position, you hold a diploma or degree in Business Administration. The incumbent will also have one to three years related experience and/or training in a financial institution, sales and service, credit management, or other-relevant environment. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.  Must have minimum of intermediate level skills with Word and Excel

Compensation:
We offer a comprehensive salary and benefit package for this position including an employee RRSP, health, dental, life insurance and a long-term disability plan, vacation days, sick days and personal days, as well as paid professional development education and training.

The ability to be bonded is a condition of employment with LaHave River Credit Union. This consists of the completion of a bonding application process which includes a criminal record and credit check.

Pursue the challenge and submit your cover letter and resume to:
LaHave River Credit Union, c/o Corey Rogers
29 North St, Bridgewater NS, B4V 2V7
crogers@lahaverivercreditunion.ca

We wish to thank applicants in advance; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

Deadline: October 5th, 2020