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Secondary Mortgage Market Manager

Location Vancouver, WA
Job Information

Columbia Credit Union’s Home Loans Department seeks an individual with expertise in loan servicing and significant mortgage and finance experience to fill the position of Secondary Mortgage Market Manager.

The individual we seek will oversee all aspects of loan servicing and will be our primary point of contact between the Home Loans Department and our new Mortgage Servicing Center. They will assist and support our Operations Manager in all levels of the manager’s duties, including secondary market pricing, coordination of locked loans, and systems administration. They will review and prepare loans for sale to FNMA and other investors. They will need to be able to examine loan records to assure proper recording of data and compliance with policy, regulatory requirements and investor criteria. They will also implement procedure changes and keep abreast of all legal/secondary market requirements.We also require this person to have experience in the closing and funding of mortgage loans.

We seek an individual with a high level of mortgage experience who is excited to share their talent with a like-minded, experienced mortgage division here at Columbia. You will find the Home Loan group at Columbia to be a group of the best individuals and most experienced in the mortgage industry.

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Title

Member Service Associate-FT (Teller)

Location Vancouver, WA
Job Information

Member Service Associates assist Columbia Credit Union members in reaching their financial goals by providing the highest level of service and selling banking products. Position requires previous cash handling, sales, and customer service experience. Financial experience preferred. Requires availability Monday through Friday 8:30 to 6:30 and half day Saturday.

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Title

Member Service Representative-FT (Call Center)

Location Vancouver, WA
Job Information

Columbia Credit Union is seeking a Full Time Member Service Representative to assist members with all of their financial needs over the phone and through electronic alternatives. Selling banking products and services is essential to success in this position.

Applicant must be an enthusiastic team player with strong commitment to providing excellent member service, able to multi-task in a busy environment, organized with excellent written/verbal communication skills and pc skills. Previous call center, banking and sales experience required. Tech support and online chat experience highly preferred. Flexibility in scheduling is required.

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Title

Sr. Accountant

Location Vancouver, WA
Job Information

This position is responsible for intermediate accounting functions within the credit union.  The Sr. Accountant prepares internal monthly financial reports, general ledger reconciliation, preparation of the annual budget, fixed asset and corporate project cost tracking.  This position also assists with the preparation of regulatory and audited financial reporting. The Sr. Accountant will be both self-directed and able to multitask. The Sr. Accountant will also work on special projects as assigned, assist with product cost detail development and provides assistance to the accounting department with daily duties, as needed. 

Requirements

  • College degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and a minimum 3-years-experience in the Financial Industry.

  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP (General Accepted Accounting Principles) and a good understanding of accounting control/procedures.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills, with a meticulous eye for detail.

  • Strong computer skills including, but not limited to proficiency in Excel and Access with the ability to set up database queries.

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Title

Financial Service Representative

Job Information

This position opens new accounts, originates and funds consumer loans, and strives to exceed branch and corporate goals while providing the highest level of member service. Provides information on Columbia’s products and services and makes other business line referrals.

Applicants must have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced branch environment, while offering excellent member service in person and over the telephone. Previous financial institution and lending experience along with an understanding of all federal and state lending laws and regulations required.

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Title

Wealth Management Investment Advisor

Location Vancouver, WA
Job Information

Join the team of respected professionals voted Clark County’s BEST Financial Institution for the past 7 years as an IAR in our Wealth Management department. Columbia CU serves nearly a third of Clark County households making us the #1 locally-headquartered deposit holder with the strength and stability of more than a $1 billion in assets.

As an Advisor you’ll collaborate with other Columbia CU employees to create a stellar member experience, striving to make life better by offering insurance, investments, and advisory services exclusively to our membership. Our Advisor will have the opportunity to build new business while taking over a well-established existing book with trails.

Requirements:

  •   Minimum five to seven years financial advising experience with proven track-record of success in direct investment and insurance sales
  •   Bachelor’s degree in business/related field or equivalent professional certification or graduate degree.
  •  Series 7 and 63/65 or 66 Securities Registration and Variable Life and Health Insurance licenses, valid in Washington and Oregon.
  •   Clean U-4

Advisors are employed by Columbia CU and registered through Cetera Advisor Networks LLC (Cetera) a broker-dealer member FINRA/SIPC and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Cetera is not affiliated with Columbia CU or its subsidiaries however, through a third party agreement between Columbia CU and Cetera, Advisors make non-deposit insurance and investment products and services available to credit union members.Securities and investment advisory services and products are: Not Deposits * Not NCUA/NCUSIF Insured * Not Insured by Any Federal Government Agency * Not Guaranteed by Columbia CU * May Lose Value

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Title

Home Loan Officer – Branch

Location Vancouver, WA
Job Information

Columbia Credit Union is looking for a Loan Officer to join our Home Loans Team. This position is responsible for origination of First Mortgage loans, including refinance, purchase, and construction loans.  Requires thorough knowledge of First Time Home Buyer, Conventional, and Jumbo policies and procedures.  Must have the ability to assist current members, as well as work with outside sources to develop new member business. This position is hourly plus commission.

 Requirements

  • Supporting Member mortgage needs for 3 assigned branch locations

  • Coaching branch staff to identify referral opportunities

  • Coordinate scheduling of appointments and travel to different branch locations

  • Partner with Wealth Management and Business Lending for lead opportunities

  • Identify and foster relationships with local Realtors and Builders

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, strong self-starter.

  • Position requires NMLS MLO

  • Min. 8 years mortgage experience

 

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Title

VP Lending Operations

Location Vancouver, WA
Job Information

 

 The goal of this role is to deliver a consistent & compliant consumer and home loan underwriting, processing and servicing experience across all delivery channels. This is a leadership role responsible for strategic planning & execution; profitability; compliance and loan quality; as well as member retention. This leader must maintain a thorough knowledge of underwriting guidelines, credit union operating procedures, all loan products, and credit union risk and profitability goals. This is a highly collaborative role which requires the ability to liaison between multiple credit union departments, is responsive to executive management requirements and operates in prescribed budget.  This leader is highly member-focused and hands-on while insuring that staff consistently provides high levels of member service.  Leads strong operational strategy and guides operational initiatives. Reports to the SVP, CLO – Consumer Channels.

This position is responsible for all loan quality and growth goals which includes developing and administering underwriting guidelines; streamlining and creating consistent processes for loan originations and servicing; managing vendor and dealer relationships; and recruiting, hiring, training and managing teams of new and existing staff to maximize operational efficiency across all product sets and delivery channels. Keeps abreast of emerging trends, market and regulatory changes and participates at a volunteer level within the communities we serve. Directly manages the Underwriting; Processing; Funding; Closing; and Servicing staff. The scope includes Direct and Indirect secured loans, credit cards, personal loans and lines of credit, and all real estate secured loans.

Required Experience

The ideal candidate will have extensive underwriting and lending operational experience with a broad array of consumer and home loan products. They will have a solid track record of ensuring processes are efficient, compliant and well documented, meeting department, company and government-regulated audit and compliance requirements, including: pipeline reports, loan submission and approval on the loan system, HMDA reports, Reg. X disclosures, and Reg. Z financial data. They will have experience in a key leadership role, developing and executing on strategies that grow loan volume as well as grow highly effective teams.

  • Minimum 10 years in lending / Minimum 5 years in a lending leadership role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or related preferred
  • Demonstrated success leading managers and support teams to successful achievement of goals
  • In depth knowledge of secured and unsecured loan operations and loan underwriting
  • Broad knowledge of real estate and consumer lending processes and regulatory requirements
  • Experience managing P&L, goal setting, underwriting, compliance, and staffing
  • Ability to assist in remedy of deficiencies when appropriate
  • Contract negotiations & Vendor management experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills both written and orally
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Title

VP Marketing

Location Vancouver, WA
Job Information

We are seeking a creative, analytical and energetic VP Marketing to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate our brand, marketing and communication efforts. The right person will champion all delivery channels and business lines in support of our mission to make life better for each other, our members, and the communities we serve. This position reports to the SVP Marketing & Chief Deposit Officer.

BA in Marketing, Communications or related discipline and a minimum of 10 years in a similar position with a large, complex organization required. Financial institution experience a plus.

Responsibilities: 

• Be a designer and catalyst of our overarching brand, comprehensive marketing plan and associated budget including a social media strategy complying with FFIEC risk management best practices.

• Manage marketing vendors and conduct required vendor due diligence. Hire, inspire, mentor and supervise the in-house marketing team.

• Create promotional campaigns that generate loyalty and growth in product and channel delivery use including: mortgage, wealth management’s insurance and investment services, business and consumer loans and deposits, debit and credit card, and our ever-expanding suite of e-commerce solutions.

• Collaborate closely with cohorts around our internal communication and marketing needs including oversight of our intranet content. Provide innovative support for training, HR, outreach, and community giving efforts to make life better.

• Have a strong knowledge of media KPIs and best practices around print, electronic/email, social, and mass media to efficiently and effectively grow brand ambassadors, product/service use and drive traffic to our online, mobile, social media, and physical branches. Manage the content and regulatory compliance of our website and social media sites.

•  Be a creative genius in the land of numbers! Enjoy digging into demographic and member data to uncover insights and learnings including segmentation improvements, product design recommendations, and campaign ROIs. Be a dynamic presenter of information whether in an individual or group setting; written or verbal.

 

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