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1757 Portfolio Risk Analyst Self-Help Credit Union
Durham, NC
Job Function: Finance
Posted: October 20, 2017

Background:

Self-Help is a leading national community development financial institution (CDFI) headquartered in Durham, NC. Founded in 1980, Self-Help has provided over $7 billion in financing to 131,000 families, individuals and businesses underserved by traditional financial institutions. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by financing hundreds of homebuyers each year, as well as nonprofits, child care centers, community health facilities, public charter schools, and residential and commercial real estate projects. The Self-Help family of non-profit organizations includes North Carolina’s Self-Help Credit Union, Self-Help Federal Credit Union, Self-Help Ventures Fund and the Center for Responsible Lending, a national policy and advocacy organization addressing abusive lending practices. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves over 129,000 people in North Carolina, California, Chicago and Florida and offers a full range of financial products and services. Learn more at www.self-help.org, www.self-helpfcu.org and www.responsiblelending.org.

Position Summary:

The  Portfolio Risk Analyst will support the Commercial Lending Asset Quality team in managing the credit risk of an assigned loan portfolio through analysis, relationship building, and workouts.

This individual must clearly understand the value of customer service as the Portfolio Risk Analyst will have frequent direct contact with both internal and external customers, and needs to quickly master and understand the Commercial Team’s loan programs. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • For the assigned loan portfolio:
    • Collect and analyze financial statements of borrowers, and perform risk rating of loans,
    • Manage the relationships with borrowers. Perform or coordinate annual site visits to borrowers, and provide technical assistance as needed,
    • Participate in loan restructuring analysis for challenged borrowers,
    • Review appraisal and environmental reports for potential and existing borrowers, 
    • Develop expertise in one or more of the key sectors by external research, relationship building, and attending conferences, 
    • Assist or lead portfolio level analysis, and reports, and presentation to top management.
    • Lead projects, and work in teams to improve operational efficiency of commercial lending, and enhance risk management data systems and processes.
    • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary.

Responsibilities:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • For the assigned loan portfolio:
    • Collect and analyze financial statements of borrowers, and perform risk rating of loans,
    • Manage the relationships with borrowers. Perform or coordinate annual site visits to borrowers, and provide technical assistance as needed,
    • Participate in loan restructuring analysis for challenged borrowers,
    • Review appraisal and environmental reports for potential and existing borrowers, 
    • Develop expertise in one or more of the key sectors by external research, relationship building, and attending conferences, 
    • Assist or lead portfolio level analysis, and reports, and presentation to top management.
    • Lead projects, and work in teams to improve operational efficiency of commercial lending, and enhance risk management data systems and processes.
    • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A college degree with Business, Accounting or Finance focus or equivalent relevant experience.  
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in lending, finance, community economic development or other organizations focused in one or more of the key sectors Self-Help lends in:  commercial real estate, charter school, renewable energy, health foods, community facilities, hotel, or small business.
  • Excellent understanding of balance sheet and income statement analysis.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with borrowers and colleagues.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Mastery of spreadsheet programs, including Excel, and strong quantitative skills,
  • Spanish language skills preferred.
  • Sensitivity to issues of low-wealth borrowers and a desire to work in a racially and socially diverse organization are essential. Teamwork and an interest in the development of co-workers are important Self-Help values. 

Desired Qualifications:

  •  An advanced degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or a related field,
  • Spanish language skills 

Physical Requirements:

Frequently requires use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.  Must be able to occasionally lift and exert force of up to 10 pounds.

Compensation:

Competitive nonprofit salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package.

How to Apply:

To apply, send resume and cover letter, describing why you are a fit for this position, to hiringmanager@self-help.org. Please include the position title as the subject.  Application must be received by November 1, 2017 to ensure consideration.  Applications received after this date may or may not be considered, depending on the applicant pool.  The position will remain posted until filled.

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, gender, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status, ancestry, nationality, family status or sexual orientation.

Analyst/Senior Analyst - Credit National Community Investment Fund
Chicago, IL
Job Function: Underwriting
Posted: October 19, 2017

Background:

National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) is a non-profit fund set up in 1996 to increase access to responsible financial products and services in underserved communities.  Total assets under management at NCIF are around $200 million, including $178 million of NMTC allocations outstanding.   It has recently received an additional $65 million in NMTC allocation awards. 

NCIF achieves its mission via three complementary business lines:

  1. Tier 1 and Tier 2 Capital Investing in Mission Oriented Banks: We support institutions with equity and deposit investments.  NCIF has invested in the private capital of 58 financial institutions since inception, and currently has investments in 18 banks, all of which are CDFI/MDI banks - making NCIF the largest investor in the mission-oriented banking industry.
  2. New Markets Tax Credits and Lending:  We channel funds into low-income communities using the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program to finance small businesses and real estate development.  
  3. Research and Metrics:  NCIF pioneered the use of Social Performance Metrics (see www.bankimpact.org and www.BankImpactmaps.org) for measuring the impact and “telling the story” of mission-oriented banks, and publishes research on the industry and its impact.  Research forms a foundation and a competitive advantage for NCIF’s other lines of business.  NCIF runs an informal network of investee and other banks in the interest of strengthening the mission-oriented banking industry and supporting the flow of capital into low- and moderate-income communities. We enable peer-networking and help strengthen the sector via our Development Banking Conference. 

NCIF is in the process of raising a Credit Strategies Fund that will make loans to high impact projects nationally along with our network of banks.

Position Summary:

NCIF is looking for a Credit Analyst to join an entrepreneurial team, providing underwriting support and financial analysis to senior lenders on New Market Tax Credit transactions and direct loans. Knowledge of financial institution underwriting, including in loan participations, will be considered a plus.

Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities will include:

Financial Analysis and Underwriting

  • Spreading financial statements and calculating/assessing financial ratios;
  • Preparing summaries of financial analyses and opinions on risk assessment , and drafting or contributing to written credit presentations; 
  • Analyzing NMTC deals from a financial and impact perspective, performing financial statement analysis, cash flow analysis, repayment analysis, collateral coverage, and analysis of risks and mitigants;
  • Assisting in impact and financial data gathering and due diligence at inception and on an ongoing basis, including economic and industry assessments, document collection, and background research on projects and borrowers; and,
  • Assisting in NMTC deal origination and closing, as appropriate. 

Other tasks that may be assigned on an as needed basis.

  1. Gathering, organizing, and analyzing data related to new investment opportunities for NCIF in new CDFIs, small business lending and possibly fintech companies; supporting identification of and outreach in connection with new investment and lending opportunities;
  2. Assisting in the planning and execution of conference, regional meetings and marketing and communications plans;
  3. Assisting in CDFI program applications, NMTC applications and reporting, CDE certification, and CDFI Fund reporting as needed; 
  4. Assisting in portfolio management to ensure that all new transactions comply  with NCIF systems, policies and reporting requirements; and
  5. Undertake additional duties and special projects as assigned by the CEO.

Requirements:

  1. Passion for community development and for improving lives in underserved communities;
  2. Undergraduate degree in Business, Economics, Finance or Accounting; graduate students may also apply; progress towards CFA designation would be considered a plus;
  3. At least 2-3 years of work experience in credit analysis in lending associated with commercial real estate, commercial lending, NMTC and/or community development banking;
  4. Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills; 
  5. Strong writing skills, with an ability to interpret financial information and weave it into a compelling story for various audiences; 
  6. Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a small entrepreneurial team in a high growth mode; and, \
  7. Resident in Chicago or willing to relocate.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Lara Pawlak at lpawlak@ncif.org by November 17. Resumes without a cover letter and writing sample will not be considered.  

Help Desk Support Specialist Self-Help Federal Credit Union
Vallejo, CA
Job Function: Administrative/Operations/IT
Posted: October 19, 2017

Background:

About Self-Help Federal:

Self-Help Federal Credit Union was chartered in 2008 to build a network of branches that serve working families and underserved communities. With 18 branches in California, 9 branches in Illinois, 2 branches in Florida, and 1 branch in Wisconsin, approximately $950 million in assets, and serving more than 80,000 members, Self-Help Federal is one of the fastest-growing low-income designated credit unions in the country. It is part of the national Self-Help family of non-profit organizations whose collective mission is to create and protect ownership and economic opportunity for all. For 37 years, the Center for Community Self-Help and its affiliates have provided $7.6 billion in financing to help over 137,000 low-wealth borrowers buy homes, start and build businesses, and strengthen community resources. For more information, go to www.self-helpfcu.org and www.self-help.org

We are an equal opportunity employer:

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status (including domestic partner status), ancestry, nationality, national origin, religion (and lack thereof), family status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), other medical condition and/or disability: physical or mental, AIDS/HIV status, genetic information, sexual identity, gender identification (including transgender status), sexual orientation, political activities or affiliations, and veteran status.

Position Summary:

Position Title: Help Desk Support Specialist 
Type: Full-time, Exempt
Location: Vallejo

Self-Help Federal Credit Union (SHFCU) is currently undergoing dynamic growth in its retail credit union operations in California and more recently in Illinois. Under the direction of the IT/IS managers, Help Desk Support Specialists work with all staff at SHFCU and our brand organizations. Specifically, s/he is responsible for providing technical assistance and support related to computer systems, hardware, and/or software. S/he will respond to queries, runs diagnostic programs, isolate problems, and determine and implement solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-person or over the phone technical assistance and support for incoming queries and issues related to equipment, software, and hardware
  • Provide on-the-spot training to computer users when necessary
  • Oversee daily performance of computer systems throughout the SHFCU network
  • Respond timely to e-mail messages from those seeking help
  • Ask questions to determine nature of problem
  • Walk SHFCU staff through problem-solving process(es)
  • Install, modify, clean, and/or repair computer hardware and software as needed
  • Run diagnostic programs to resolve problems
  • Resolve technical problems with Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), and other systems
  • Install/troubleshoot computer peripherals for users
  • Follow up with SHFCU staff to ensure issue(s) have been resolved
  • Log feedback from SHFCU staff about computer usage issues and help desk experience
  • Run reports to determine malfunctions that continue to occur
  • Perform other duties, responsibilities, and projects as assigned.

Requirements:

Strong commitment to our mission - creating economic opportunity for traditionally underserved communities.

Minimum four (4) years of hands-on IT/IS experience in a high-pace, large or multi-location organization 

  • Strong understanding of cultural competency
  • Preference for working in organizations that place priority on teamwork and collaboration
  • Strong communication skills - verbal, written, and analytical.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems timely. 
  • Acknowledges, greets and responds quickly to customer needs; responds to requests for service and assistance.
  • Remains professional when dealing with negative situations. Demonstrated ability to work with confidence and ease at all levels within the credit union
  • Strong computer skills, along with expert knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and traditional office products (copiers, fax machines, ten-keys, etc.)
  • Strong aptitude for computer, data, and internet processing.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to meet deadlines, and to multi-task effectively 
  • Listens and seeks clarification; responds professionally and positively to questions. 
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit. 
  • Uses training opportunities to improve technical and customer service ability
  • May need to travel up to 25% of the time within SHFCU and all brand organizations 
  • Intermediate working knowledge of IT security
  • Ability to meticulously document, organize, and follow processes, fixes, solutions, and alternatives

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bilingual - Spanish speaking
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field. 
  • Intermediate understanding and a ready adaptability of FI software 
  • Two to three years' experience in IT/IS in a financial industry (credit union, bank, mortgage company, investment company, etc.)
  • Knowledge of operational procedures, electronic banking equipment and software
  • Expert working knowledge of IT security
  • Strong knowledge of financial institution data processing system.

Compensation:

Competitive salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, life insurance, flexible spending plan, retirement plan, paid parental leave, and domestic partners policy.

How to Apply:

Please apply to our Human Resources Department:

Interested individuals please send a resume and cover letter to cahiringmanager@self-help.org and reference this job, "Help Desk Specialist" in the subject line of your message.

The Self-Help Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Branch Manager Self-Help Federal Credit Union
Porterville, CA
Job Function: Administrative/Operations/IT
Posted: October 19, 2017

Background:

Self-Help Federal Credit Union (SHFCU), a nationally recognized non-profit community development financial institution, is seeking a hands-on leader to manage our fast-growing branch in Chico, CA and significantly expand our community outreach efforts in Butte County. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced manager to join a leader in community development finance to help expand its impact serving low-income and otherwise underserved communities. 

About Self-Help Federal:

Self-Help Federal Credit Union was chartered in 2008 to build a network of branches that serve working families and underserved communities. With 19 branches in California, 3 branches in Illinois, 2 branches in Florida, approximately $718 million in assets, and serving more than 80,000 members and clients, Self-Help Federal is one of the fastest-growing low-income designated credit unions in the country. It is part of the national Self-Help family of non-profit organizations whose collective mission is to create and protect ownership and economic opportunity for all. For 36 years, the Center for Community Self-Help and its affiliates have provided $7.2 billion in financing to help over 131,000 low-wealth borrowers buy homes, start and build businesses, and strengthen community resources. For more information, go to www.self-helpfcu.org and www.self-help.org. 

We are an equal opportunity employer: 

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status (including domestic partner status), ancestry, nationality, national origin, religion (and lack thereof), family status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), other medical condition and/or disability: physical or mental, AIDS/HIV status, genetic information, sexual identity, gender identification (including transgender status), sexual orientation, political activities or affiliations, and veteran status. 

Position Summary:

Position Title: Branch Manager (Exempt)
Porterville, CA

Self-Help Federal Credit Union (SHFCU),a non-profit community development financial institution, is looking for a strong leader to help manage our Porterville branch.This is an opportunity for an experienced manager to join a national leader in community development finance, to help continue the expansion of its impact serving low-income and otherwise under served communities.

The Branch Manager will assume overall responsibility for driving SHFCU's successful service to residents of Porterville and surrounding areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Helping to establish priorities and goals for the branch
  • Serving as the primary"face" of SHFCU in the community,including appropriate involvement with community organizations
  • Leading branch outreach and business development efforts and assisting/coaching other branch staff to contribute effectively
  • Achieving branch goals,including member,deposit and lending growth and other goals as agreed
  • Effectively hiring and managing branch staff,with a focus on staff training and development
  • Ensuring adherence to operating policies and procedures and that branch operations deliver excellent member service
  • Learning all branch operations in order to effectively coach staff and fill in when necessary
  • Generally overseeing branch facilities and equipment
  • Fully understanding and embracing Self-Help's culture,building and reinforcing it throughout the Porterville operation
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • Strong commitment to our mission-creating economic opportunity for traditionally under served communities
  • Strong cultural competency and a preference for working in organizations that value diversity, team work and collaboration
  • Demonstrated capacity to successfully lead business activities,build relationships and manage staff
  • 5-7+ years of work experience, including 3-5+years of management/supervisory experience
  • Experience involving customer service, selling,business development and/or operations;banking or credit union experience preferred but not required
  • Prior community development or community service work strongly preferred
  • Strong communication skills-verbal and written
  • Good listening skills
  • Strong computer skills and aptitude, with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word,Excel,PowerPoint) and banking, credit union or Point of Sale software preferred
  • Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred

 

Compensation:

Competitive salary, based on experience,plus a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, life insurance, flexible spending plan, retirement plan, paid parental leave, and domestic partners policy.

How to Apply:

Please apply to our Human Resources Department:

Interested individuals, please send a resume and cover letter to cahiringmanager@self-helpfcu.org with"Branch Manager, Porterville Branch" in the subject line of your message.

Self-Help Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Branch Manager Self-Help Federal Credit Union
Wilmington, CA
Job Function: Administrative/Operations/IT
Posted: October 19, 2017

Background:

Self-Help Federal Credit Union (SHFCU), a nationally recognized non-profit community development financial institution, is seeking a hands-on leader to manage our fast-growing branch in Chico, CA and significantly expand our community outreach efforts in Butte County. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced manager to join a leader in community development finance to help expand its impact serving low-income and otherwise underserved communities. 

About Self-Help Federal:

Self-Help Federal Credit Union was chartered in 2008 to build a network of branches that serve working families and underserved communities. With 19 branches in California, 3 branches in Illinois, 2 branches in Florida, approximately $718 million in assets, and serving more than 80,000 members and clients, Self-Help Federal is one of the fastest-growing low-income designated credit unions in the country. It is part of the national Self-Help family of non-profit organizations whose collective mission is to create and protect ownership and economic opportunity for all. For 36 years, the Center for Community Self-Help and its affiliates have provided $7.2 billion in financing to help over 131,000 low-wealth borrowers buy homes, start and build businesses, and strengthen community resources. For more information, go to www.self-helpfcu.org and www.self-help.org. 

We are an equal opportunity employer: 

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status (including domestic partner status), ancestry, nationality, national origin, religion (and lack thereof), family status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), other medical condition and/or disability: physical or mental, AIDS/HIV status, genetic information, sexual identity, gender identification (including transgender status), sexual orientation, political activities or affiliations, and veteran status. 

Position Summary:

Position Title: Branch Manager 

Status: Exempt 

Location: Wilmington, California 

The Branch Manager of our Wilmington branch will be responsible for cascading our mission, values and organizational goals, managing the day-to-day operations of the branch, attaining branch performance goals and objectives, and ensuring excellent member service. Additionally, the Branch Manager will proactively conduct business development and deposit-raising initiatives that supports our impact in Wilmington and the Harbor Area communities we serve. 

Responsibilities:

  • Implementing strategic priorities and goals for the branch 
  • Serving as the primary "face" of SHFCU in the community, including appropriate involvement with community organizations 
  • Leading branch outreach and business development efforts and assisting/coaching other branch staff to contribute effectively 
  • Achieving branch goals, including member, deposit and lending growth and other goals as agreed 
  • Effectively hiring and managing branch staff, with a focus on staff training and development 
  • Fully understanding all branch operations, effectively coaching staff and filling in when necessary 
  • Ensuring adherence to operating policies and procedures and that branch operations deliver excellent operational metrics and member service 
  • Generally overseeing branch facilities and equipment 
  • Fully understanding and embracing Self-Help's culture, building and reinforcing it throughout Butte County
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned 

Requirements:

  • Strong commitment to our mission - creating economic opportunity for traditionally underserved communities - and a desire to work actively in such communities 
  • Strong cultural competency and a preference for working in organizations that value diversity, teamwork and collaboration 
  • Demonstrated capacity to successfully lead business activities, build relationships and manage staff 
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience, including 3+ years of management/supervisory responsibility 
  • Experience involving customer service, selling, business development and/or operations; banking or credit union experience strongly preferred but not required 
  • Established network of community partners and foundations is an added plus
  • Prior credit/lending experience strongly preferred 
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written - including good listening skills 
  • Strong computer skills and aptitude, with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and banking, credit union or Point of Sale software preferred 
  • Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred 

Compensation:

Competitive salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, life insurance, flexible spending plan, retirement plan, paid parental leave, and domestic partners policy. 

How to Apply:

Please apply to our Human Resources Department:

Interested individuals please send a resume and cover letter to cahiringmanager@self-helpfcu.org with "Branch Manager, Wilmington" in the subject line of your message.

The position will remain posted until filled.

Self-Help Federal Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer.

Branch Manager Self-Help Federal Credit Union
Chico, CA
Job Function: Administrative/Operations/IT
Posted: October 19, 2017

Background:

Self-Help Federal Credit Union (SHFCU), a nationally recognized non-profit community development financial institution, is seeking a hands-on leader to manage our fast-growing branch in Chico, CA and significantly expand our community outreach efforts in Butte County. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced manager to join a leader in community development finance to help expand its impact serving low-income and otherwise underserved communities. 

About Self-Help Federal:

Self-Help Federal Credit Union was chartered in 2008 to build a network of branches that serve working families and underserved communities. With 19 branches in California, 3 branches in Illinois, 2 branches in Florida, approximately $718 million in assets, and serving more than 80,000 members and clients, Self-Help Federal is one of the fastest-growing low-income designated credit unions in the country. It is part of the national Self-Help family of non-profit organizations whose collective mission is to create and protect ownership and economic opportunity for all. For 36 years, the Center for Community Self-Help and its affiliates have provided $7.2 billion in financing to help over 131,000 low-wealth borrowers buy homes, start and build businesses, and strengthen community resources. For more information, go to www.self-helpfcu.org and www.self-help.org. 

We are an equal opportunity employer: 

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status (including domestic partner status), ancestry, nationality, national origin, religion (and lack thereof), family status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), other medical condition and/or disability: physical or mental, AIDS/HIV status, genetic information, sexual identity, gender identification (including transgender status), sexual orientation, political activities or affiliations, and veteran status. 

Position Summary:

Position Title: Branch Manager 

Status: Exempt 

Location: Chico, California 

The Branch Manager of our Chico branch will be responsible for cascading our mission, values and organizations goals, managing the day-to-day operations of the branch, attaining branch performance goals and objectives, and ensuring excellent member service. Additionally, they will proactively conduct business development and deposit-raising initiatives throughout Butte County. 

Responsibilities:

  • Implementing strategic priorities and goals for the branch 
  • Serving as the primary "face" of SHFCU in the community, including appropriate involvement with community organizations 
  • Leading branch outreach and business development efforts and assisting/coaching other branch staff to contribute effectively 
  • Achieving branch goals, including member, deposit and lending growth and other goals as agreed 
  • Effectively hiring and managing branch staff, with a focus on staff training and development 
  • Fully understanding all branch operations, effectively coaching staff and filling in when necessary 
  • Ensuring adherence to operating policies and procedures and that branch operations deliver excellent operational metrics and member service 
  • Generally overseeing branch facilities and equipment 
  • Fully understanding and embracing Self-Help's culture, building and reinforcing it throughout Butte County
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned 

Requirements:

  • Strong commitment to our mission - creating economic opportunity for traditionally underserved communities - and a desire to work actively in such communities 
  • Strong cultural competency and a preference for working in organizations that value diversity, teamwork and collaboration
  • Demonstrated capacity to successfully lead business activities, build relationships and manage staff 
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience, including 3+ years of management/supervisory responsibility 
  • Experience involving customer service, selling, business development and/or operations; banking or credit union experience strongly preferred but not required 
  • Established network of community partners and foundations is an added plus.
  • Prior credit/lending experience strongly preferred 
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written - including good listening skills 
  • Strong computer skills and aptitude, with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and banking, credit union or Point of Sale software preferred 
  • Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred 

Compensation:

Competitive salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, life insurance, flexible spending plan, retirement plan, paid parental leave, and domestic partners policy.

How to Apply:

Please apply to our Human Resources Department:

Interested individuals please send a resume and cover letter to cahiringmanager@self-helpfcu.org with "Branch Manager, Chico" in the subject line of your message. 

Self-Help Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Senior Loan Officer Nonprofit Finance Fund
Oakland, CA
Job Function: Financial Services
Posted: October 19, 2017

Background:

Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) works toward a more just and vibrant society through:

  • Financing that invests in missions. Our customized financing strengthens hardworking nonprofits and social enterprises.
  • Consulting that empowers leaders. Our experts equip you to make financial decisions that best serve your mission.
  • Partnering on big problems. Service providers, funders, and investors turn to us for new ways to collaboratively support stronger, fairer communities.
  • Learning that helps illuminate paths to solving complex social issues. Sharing experiences and expertise – from ideas to anecdotes to cutting-edge data and analysis – makes it easier.

NFF advances missions and social progress in underserved communities through financing, consulting, partnerships, and knowledge-sharing that empower leaders, organizations, and ideas. A leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), NFF currently manages over $310 million. Since 1980, we have provided almost $700 million in financing and access to additional capital in support of over $2.3 billion in projects for thousands of organizations nationwide.

Position Summary:

NFF’s Financial Services team is seeking a Senior Loan Officer. This position plays a central role in the growth and expansion of NFF’s financing business and holds primary responsibility in managing the due diligence, underwriting, and structuring of financing products and portfolios in the West Coast region. S/he develops and maintains high-quality underwriting ensuring that NFF remains a leading underwriter for investment opportunities across sectors, industries and geographies. Primary responsibilities include working with borrowers through all stages of the financing process, from assisting with applications, assessing the viability of borrowers, conducting financial analyses, underwriting loans, preparing documents for loan approval, and presenting proposals to loan committees. The Senior Loan Officer partners internally to support meeting budgeted lending goals, and contributes to lending process improvements. S/he maintains knowledge of key markets within the region and nationally to support and inform the underwriting process and the development of new products.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in or commitment to supporting low-income communities and/or the nonprofit sector and is a strong communicator and relationship builder with the ability to forge deep community relationships while setting realistic expectations and moving financial projects forward.

This position is a national position to be based in NFF’s Oakland or Los Angeles office and reports to the Vice President, Underwriting.

Responsibilities:

Underwriting and Product Management

  • Underwrite and structure financing requests for on and off-balance sheet transactions, New Markets Tax Credits and third-party delegated underwriting within appropriate and relevant credit policy guidelines and in a timely manner. Work with borrowers through all stages of the financing process.
  • Present proposals to loan committees and support the drafting of commitment letters and loan documents. 
  • Engage with clients, actively seeking to understand customers’ circumstances, expectations and needs, and developing financing solutions to meet those needs.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of key sectors by attending conferences and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, among other ways.
  • Manage special product or capital funds or programs, as needed.
  • Maintain a culture of quality customer service at all points of contact with NFF clients, Financial Services team and other staff, board and committee members, lending partners and professionals.

Business and Product Development

  • Maintain strong relationships with current and future borrowers and partners.
  • Develop and use knowledge of clients and markets in West Coast region to identify evolving trends and risks, and propose new product opportunities.
  • Support the process of bringing new products to market.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; Master’s degree in business, finance, public administration or related field preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience, preferably in the fields of nonprofit management, consulting and/or financial services.
  • Demonstrated commitment and interest in the social sector and facility with nonprofit accounting, finance, financial model building, and general issues and trends in the nonprofit sector.
  • Excellent analytical skills, including ability to identify and assess risk and analyze and understand complex financing structures.
  • Proficiency with technology applications particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Solutions-based mindset and approach.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, as well as collaborate and build relationships with a close-knit group of colleagues, clients, funders, board members and leaders in the field in a way that is consistent with NFF Values.
  • Strong time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills, with an ability to coordinate complex activities and prioritize conflicting demands and deadlines.
  • Interest and ability to travel nationally, year round, up to 40% of the time.

Specialized Knowledge/Beneficial Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity with outcomes-based contracting/financing, Impact Investing and/or Pay for Success structures.
  • Prior Salesforce experience, a plus.

Compensation:

All salaries are commensurate with experience and include an attractive benefits package.

Nonprofit Finance Fund is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in its workforce.  Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

NFF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, NFF complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. NFF also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

This job posting provides a general list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required for this position. It does not represent a contract for employment and NFF reserves the right to change the description and/or posting at any time without notice.

When applying, please DO NOT include any of the following information with your job application: Social Security number; driver's license number or state-issued identification card number; financial account number, or credit or debit card number.

How to Apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://nonprofitfinancefund.applytojob.com/apply/C4tuokkK64/Senior-Loan-Officer?source=ofn

Senior Loan Officer Nonprofit Finance Fund
Los Angeles, CA
Job Function: Financial Services
Posted: October 19, 2017

Background:

Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) works toward a more just and vibrant society through:

  • Financing that invests in missions. Our customized financing strengthens hardworking nonprofits and social enterprises.
  • Consulting that empowers leaders. Our experts equip you to make financial decisions that best serve your mission.
  • Partnering on big problems. Service providers, funders, and investors turn to us for new ways to collaboratively support stronger, fairer communities.
  • Learning that helps illuminate paths to solving complex social issues. Sharing experiences and expertise – from ideas to anecdotes to cutting-edge data and analysis – makes it easier.

NFF advances missions and social progress in underserved communities through financing, consulting, partnerships, and knowledge-sharing that empower leaders, organizations, and ideas. A leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), NFF currently manages over $310 million. Since 1980, we have provided almost $700 million in financing and access to additional capital in support of over $2.3 billion in projects for thousands of organizations nationwide.

Position Summary:

NFF’s Financial Services team is seeking a Senior Loan Officer. This position plays a central role in the growth and expansion of NFF’s financing business and holds primary responsibility in managing the due diligence, underwriting, and structuring of financing products and portfolios in the West Coast region. S/he develops and maintains high-quality underwriting ensuring that NFF remains a leading underwriter for investment opportunities across sectors, industries and geographies. Primary responsibilities include working with borrowers through all stages of the financing process, from assisting with applications, assessing the viability of borrowers, conducting financial analyses, underwriting loans, preparing documents for loan approval, and presenting proposals to loan committees. The Senior Loan Officer partners internally to support meeting budgeted lending goals, and contributes to lending process improvements. S/he maintains knowledge of key markets within the region and nationally to support and inform the underwriting process and the development of new products.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in or commitment to supporting low-income communities and/or the nonprofit sector and is a strong communicator and relationship builder with the ability to forge deep community relationships while setting realistic expectations and moving financial projects forward.

This position is a national position to be based in NFF’s Oakland or Los Angeles office and reports to the Vice President, Underwriting.

Responsibilities:

Underwriting and Product Management

  • Underwrite and structure financing requests for on and off-balance sheet transactions, New Markets Tax Credits and third-party delegated underwriting within appropriate and relevant credit policy guidelines and in a timely manner. Work with borrowers through all stages of the financing process.
  • Present proposals to loan committees and support the drafting of commitment letters and loan documents. 
  • Engage with clients, actively seeking to understand customers’ circumstances, expectations and needs, and developing financing solutions to meet those needs.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of key sectors by attending conferences and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, among other ways.
  • Manage special product or capital funds or programs, as needed.
  • Maintain a culture of quality customer service at all points of contact with NFF clients, Financial Services team and other staff, board and committee members, lending partners and professionals.

Business and Product Development

  • Maintain strong relationships with current and future borrowers and partners.
  • Develop and use knowledge of clients and markets in West Coast region to identify evolving trends and risks, and propose new product opportunities.
  • Support the process of bringing new products to market.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; Master’s degree in business, finance, public administration or related field preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience, preferably in the fields of nonprofit management, consulting and/or financial services.
  • Demonstrated commitment and interest in the social sector and facility with nonprofit accounting, finance, financial model building, and general issues and trends in the nonprofit sector.
  • Excellent analytical skills, including ability to identify and assess risk and analyze and understand complex financing structures.
  • Proficiency with technology applications particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Solutions-based mindset and approach.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, as well as collaborate and build relationships with a close-knit group of colleagues, clients, funders, board members and leaders in the field in a way that is consistent with NFF Values.
  • Strong time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills, with an ability to coordinate complex activities and prioritize conflicting demands and deadlines.
  • Interest and ability to travel nationally, year round, up to 40% of the time.

Specialized Knowledge/Beneficial Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity with outcomes-based contracting/financing, Impact Investing and/or Pay for Success structures.
  • Prior Salesforce experience, a plus.

Compensation:

All salaries are commensurate with experience and include an attractive benefits package.

Nonprofit Finance Fund is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in its workforce.  Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

NFF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, NFF complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. NFF also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

This job posting provides a general list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required for this position. It does not represent a contract for employment and NFF reserves the right to change the description and/or posting at any time without notice.

When applying, please DO NOT include any of the following information with your job application: Social Security number; driver's license number or state-issued identification card number; financial account number, or credit or debit card number.

How to Apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://nonprofitfinancefund.applytojob.com/apply/l1AtioEfjR/Senior-Loan-Officer?source=ofn

Loan Servicing & Collections Representative Fahe
Berea, KY
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: October 17, 2017

Background:

Want to make a difference? Fahe is on a mission to eliminate persistent poverty in Appalachia. Our unique collaborative model connects a Network of local, regional, and national leaders, all working together to uplift our nation’s rural places. Since our inception in 1980, the Fahe Network has served more than 375,000 people, made over $609 million in direct investments, and achieved a total cumulative financial impact of over a billion dollars in Appalachia.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for delinquent loan collection work such as inbound/outbound client calls, making payment agreements, reviewing loss mitigation packages, and assisting with pre-foreclosure maintenance. The position will also be responsible for providing administrative support to the Loan Servicing Department by answering customer service calls, electronic file scanning, assisting clients with payments/information requests, and other loan servicing projects as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service
  • Collections
  • Processing Mail
  • File Maintenance
  • Quality Control of Loan Files
  • Inspection and BPO Ordering/Monitoring
  • Loss Mitigation
  • Asset Management

Requirements:

Requirements for this position include:

  • Problem solving ability
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Basic rules of grammar and business writing
  • Great communications skills (in person, on phone and email)
  • Basic mathematic principals
  • Professional in appearance and demeanor

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree or beyond
  • 3+ years of experience in loan servicing, preferably collection work

Compensation:

TBD

How to Apply:

Fahe is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking applicants who can bring diverse viewpoints, experience, talents, and culture to promote our organization’s mission of eliminating persistent poverty in Appalachia. We offer a diverse work environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Visit www.fahe.org to learn more about Fahe.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to hr@fahe.org reference Loan Servicing position, or mail to Fahe/ATTN: Human Resources/LS; 319 Oak Street; Berea, KY 40403.

Data Analyst Fahe
Berea, KY
Job Function: Research and Analytics
Posted: October 17, 2017

Background:

Want to make a difference? Fahe is on a mission to eliminate persistent poverty in Appalachia. Our unique collaborative model connects a Network of local, regional, and national leaders, all working together to uplift our nation’s rural places. Since our inception in 1980, the Fahe Network has served more than 375,000 people, made over $609 million in direct investments, and achieved a total cumulative financial impact of over a billion dollars in Appalachia.

Position Summary:

The Data Analyst will be responsible for the management of data from all business lines. A well-qualified candidate would be experienced in data capture, control, maintenance, extraction, integrity, and documentation. This position will work with others throughout the organization to understand the data and understand the needs of each line of business. As projects and initiatives arise, the Data Analyst will be charged with ensuring that the proper data is captured and maintained in a centralized location. This position is responsible for monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to management, board of directors, funding entities, and to any other person/organization that we desire or are required to report. This person will provide reporting and data support to all software products and databases utilized by Fahe’s business lines.

Responsibilities:

  • Data Management
  • Database functions
  • Report building
  • Process Automation
  • Reporting to outside entities

Requirements:

Requirements for this position include: 

  • Problem solving ability
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Basic rules of grammar and business writing
  • Basic mathematic principals
  • Professional in appearance and demeanor
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Preferred: Crystal Reports, SSMS, Tableau, J-Script

Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1+ years of experience in related field

Compensation:

TBD

How to Apply:

Fahe is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking applicants who can bring diverse viewpoints, experience, talents, and culture to promote our organization’s mission of eliminating persistent poverty in Appalachia. We offer a diverse work environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Visit www.fahe.org to learn more about Fahe.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to hr@fahe.org or mail to Fahe/ATTN: Human Resources; 319 Oak Street; Berea, KY 40403.

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