Careers

Working at LCU

Lakeland Credit Union is an employer who can help you shape your career, right here in the Lakeland.

Our workplace culture encourages employees to treat each other with respect.  Happy employees look forward to coming to work each and every day.  Employees that have a sense of purpose, feeling valued and engaged are going to pass that along to our members.

Why LCU?

Be in an award-winning working environment.

Our team is focused on creating a leading edge financial institution where everyone works together to achieve our personal and financial goals, at the same time building a better community. It’s simply part of the way we do business, and that’s what earns us loyalty from our members and their families.

6 time recipient Be a part of a winning team! A six-time recipient of Alberta’s Credit Union of the Year award in the past decade.

Career Opportunities

Are you looking for an employer who shares your passion and enthusiasm? Do you want a job where you know you’re making a difference? Do you want a challenging career with a dynamic organization that gives back to the community? Look no further!

Position Description

Lakeland Credit Union is a provider of financial products and services in the Lakeland area. We have been serving our members in Bonnyville, Cold Lake and surrounding rural communities for over 80 years. We believe in community, integrity, excellence, the co-operative system and our people.  

Reporting to the VP, Finance and Risk, the Controller is a key leadership position in the organization that works with other members of the senior leadership team in driving financial performance and strategic business decisions.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver strong performance management by providing oversight, leadership, technical expertise in implementing systems and processes, and improved information flow for business decision making.

This position is responsible for all aspects of accounting management, including but not limited to: internal and external financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, functional accounting and processes, as well as the development, implementation and monitoring of appropriate policies, procedures and workflow.

Key Responsibilities

Our Member Service Advisor (MSA) position is required to demonstrate aptitude as a trusted advisor by fulfilling deposit related requests and transactions for our members. Our MSAs support our members by recognizing their needs by offering solutions or referring them to an appropriate trusted advisor. In addition, the Member Service Advisor must ensure all assigned deposit activities are in compliance with legislation, regulations, policy and procedures.

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the accounting team by ensuring that financial deliverables are accurately completed on schedule
  • Key financial liaison with internal and external stakeholders including auditors
  • Ensure orderly scheduling and compilation of annual and multi-year operating & capital budget
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Prepare monthly capital reports including actual to budget analysis

Qualifications Required

  • Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • University degree in accounting or a related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in accounting and finance roles with at least 2 years in a senior leadership role
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to work as a team member
  • Demonstrated knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Total compensation package includes:

  • Competitive Benefits including extended Health, Dental and Vision
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Annual performance bonus plan
  • Employee Financial Services benefits
Salary range is $88,000 - $110,000.

*This successful candidate must be bondable and will be subject to a pre-employment background screening, including a criminal record and credit checks.

Closing Date
We thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. This position will remain open until filled.

Job Location
Bonnyville, AB

How to Apply
Submit your resume to careers@lakelandcreditunion.com.

Position Description

As a Member Service Advisor this position is required to demonstrate aptitude as a trusted advisor by fulfilling the requests and transactions of members. This position will recognize member needs and successfully make referrals to appropriate trusted advisor. In addition, the Member Service Advisor must ensure all assigned deposit activities are in compliance with legislation, regulations, policy and procedures.

Responsibilities

Our Member Service Advisor (MSA) position is required to demonstrate aptitude as a trusted advisor by fulfilling deposit related requests and transactions for our members. Our MSAs support our members by recognizing their needs by offering solutions or referring them to an appropriate trusted advisor. In addition, the Member Service Advisor must ensure all assigned deposit activities are in compliance with legislation, regulations, policy and procedures.

  • Provide a range of deposit and cash transactions
  • Fulfill member requests and provide referrals when appropriate
  • Balancing and cash handling

Requirements

  • Strong communications & customer service skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Basic accounting skills
  • Cash handling experience

Perks

  • A culture that values and recognizes your abilities to be successful and help others to be successful
  • A tenured team of professionals that provide trusted advice every day
  • A diverse team environment and opportunities to learn and grow your career
  • A member centric organization that understands that happy members start with happy staff
  • Competitive total compensation and benefits package
Closing Date
We thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. This position will remain open until filled.

Job Location
Bonnyville, AB or Cold Lake, AB

How to Apply
Submit your resume to careers@lakelandcreditunion.com.

Position Description

The Relationship Manager will show aptitude as a trusted advisor by building and retaining member relationships through the sale of commercial credit and cash management solutions. In addition, this role will promote, sell and negotiate business-banking services to current and potential members. The Relationship Manager will proactively develop long-term, profitable relationships with members, service partners and local markets to optimize business opportunities and referrals. The Relationship Manager will ensure that the credit unions and business services goals and objectives are met and all assigned lending activities are in compliance with legislation, regulations, policy and procedures.

Relationship Management

  • Interview members and potential members, gather information, determine business needs and conduct an analysis on credit worthiness
  • Fully understand the history, goals, objectives and status of the member’s business by actively monitoring and managing the business relationship
  • Proactively assess and anticipate member’s needs to identify solutions to meet those needs and the member’s broader business objectives
  • Provide proactive, individualized financial advice, and achieve set portfolio targets
  • Actively participate in internal and external events, promoting Lakeland Credit Union and by supporting initiatives that are important to the community
  • Share awareness of changing economic/marketplace influences and applicable industry trends/data with members through presentation to members
  • Foster long term member relationships with follow-ups and referrals in order to cross-sell credit union products and services

Portfolio Management

  • With Credit Analysts, structure, and document credit and cash management arrangements with current and prospective members
  • Recommend loans for approval above approved lending limits to the required authority level
  • Manage portfolios with a value of 25 million and less including daily decisions, annual reviews, risk mitigation with a strong emphasis on business development and member retention
  • Work collaboratively with internal members to ensure all activities are in compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and policies and procedures to minimize errors and omissions

Policy/Procedure and Product Knowledge

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all Lakeland Credit Union business lending products and services, policy, procedure and documentation by regularly reviewing applicable literature
  • Regularly review applicable literature in regards to changing economic/marketplace influences and applicable industry trends/data
Qualifications Required

Post-secondary degree in Business or related field. Formal education may include Fellow of Credit Union Institute of Canada (FCUIC) designation through the Credit Union Institute of Canada.
5+ years of business lending experience, including business lending and relationship management.
As a Relationship Manager, exceptional business development, marketing abilities, collaboration skills and an entrepreneurial spirit will support success in this position.

Professional Development and Training


Opportunities for personal and professional development make Lakeland Credit Union the Employer of Choice! Develop you own career path and set your own personal goals with confidence. Dedication to life-long learning is strongly encouraged.

Closing Date
We thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. This position will remain open until filled.

Job Location
Cold Lake, AB

How to Apply
Submit your resume to careers@lakelandcreditunion.com.

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Benefits that Count

We offer the benefits that large banks just can’t: flexibility, competitive salaries, bonus structure, and limitless opportunities to grow your job into a dynamic career.

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