Business Finance Officer

Angott Search Group is pleased to partner with a $330mm South Dakota credit union on their search for a Business Finance Officer.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage and grow the business portfolio to include lending and deposit operations.
  • Prepares an annual strategic business development plan.
  • Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or businesses to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money.
  • Examines, evaluates, and authorizes or recommends approval of member applications for commercial loans with our underwriting partners.
  • Prepares detailed reports with credit and income information for use in decision-making.
  • Plans and implements financial institution sales and marketing programs targeted toward the business community.
  • Maintains regular communications with key select employee groups and core contacts.
  • Gathers and prepares a quarterly recap of all core group activities to help measure the performance of the Business Services Department.
  • Prepares and provides input for the annual Commercial and BD budgets, to include, but not limited to loan growth, core group growth, and expenses.
  • Gathers and analyzes information for preparation and processing of annual reviews.
  • Communicates regularly with the interrelated departments within the company to promote core group relationships.
  • Presents material related to the credit union’s products and services.
  • Pursues new growth opportunities.
  • Interpret, explain, and stay current on Federal, State and local regulations on both business deposit operations and business lending.
  • Manage and coordinate work activities and projects; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
  • Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay up to date on new trends and innovations in the field of business services.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of internal ancillary products and services.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & experience requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of business management or lending experience.
  • BA degree in business, accounting, auditing or related field preferred.

Qualification requirements:

  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of records and information, diplomatic, tact, and professionalism in actions and appearance. Demonstrates a cooperative and positive attitude towards customers and staff while maintaining a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Possesses and maintains a record of strong organizational skills, is detail orientated, ability to work in fast-paced environment and under pressure as needed, is reliable, dependable, a self-starter, has strong attention to detail qualities.
  • Able to manage multi-functional tasks, prioritize responsibilities while meeting department and staffing needs, interact with all levels of management and staff, work with minimal supervision and meet pre-determined deadlines.
  • Possesses strong strategic and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with members, co-workers, vendors, Board of Directors, Supervisory Committee, and outside businesses in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ability to work occasional weekend and night hours.
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