Kootenay Savings is hiring a Senior Account Manager Commercial Services in Castlegar, British Columbia.

Kootenay Savings, the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees, continues to strive to fulfill our vision:


To be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.


Do you…have a strong background in commercial banking and know what it takes to succeed in the competitive financial services market?  Do you embrace change and thrive in an ever-evolving work environment? Are you a motivated self-starter with a proven track record of success in business development and relationship building?

If so…we should talk.

We’re currently seeking a Senior Account Manager to join our Commercial Services team!

Reporting directly to the Senior Manager: Commercial Services, you are accountable for the overall management of a portfolio of commercial accounts that exhibit a high degree of complexity, decision making and analysis. As a key member of the commercial management team, you are responsible for soliciting, developing and building long term and profitable relationships to strengthen, protect and grow the commercial portfolio while utilizing strong risk management techniques and providing sound financial advice. Your thorough knowledge of the commercial banking marketplace coupled with your proven communication and leadership skills will allow you to provide effective leadership and oversight to commercial team members.

Remote work options for this opportunity may be considered.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Post secondary education in accounting, finance, commerce, and business administration
  • Minimum 7 years progressive experience in sales and service and managing a diverse portfolio in commercial banking environment
  • Advanced ability to analyze financial statements and understand aspects of lending such as project financing, market/industry analysis, cash management etc.
  • Advanced credit and interviewing techniques, credit investigation and underwriting skills
  • Advanced knowledge of segment strategies, structure, as well as lending and deposit products and services
  • Strong and thorough knowledge of the commercial banking marketplace and the assigned market area’s key industries and competitive positioning
  • Demonstrates advanced sales and negotiation technique in structuring complex deals
  • Strong analytical, relationship, interpersonal, communication, presentation and team skills
  • Advanced business acumen coupled with a demonstrated ability to initiate action to achieve results and meet deadlines while respecting fundamental corporate values
  • Ability to work independently with confidence and strong commitment to member service
  • Demonstrated success in business development pertaining to acquisition of new business, prospecting and networking
  • Ability to attend community events, work flexible hours and travel as required
  • The ability to take a creative approach to opportunities or issues, think “outside the box” and explore unique ways to create value for members, communities and the organization
  • The ability to courageously face new challenges and opportunities
  • The ability to execute business strategies within an uncertain, complex and ambiguous business landscape and ensuring accountability for results
  • The ability to form a deep understanding of members’ needs and to develop member-centric solutions across multiple channels that exceed their expectations
  • The ability to work within and across groups and/or organizations to solve complex issues and create the best solutions that will benefit members and their communities
  • The ability to recognize and moderate one’s effect on others and the organization, building trust by choosing to act with integrity and authenticity

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return we offer a total rewards package that includes:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages
  • The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-strategic initiatives
  • Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

If you are a team player ready to take on an exciting challenge in a progressive, employee-focused environment, we’d like to hear from you!

Closing date: February 25, 2022

Please visit the careers section of our website at www.kscu.com to complete the application questions and submit your cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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