Agricultural Credit Officer
?AgStar is seeking an Agricultural Credit Officer in our Worthington, MN location to service AgStar?s internal and external clients by supporting other team members and processing loan requests, loan servicing requests, and other credit services. The individual will participate in the ongoing design of processes to provide exceptional service and achieve satisfactory credit administration goals which will result in achievement of targeted credit quality with adequate compensation for risk. The Agricultural Credit Officer will provide analysis and support for analysis of loan applications for new or renewed loans and loan servicing. This individual will approve/deny loans within delegated authority, and will support the analysis and loan structuring efforts of more experienced team members. They will communicate with both internal and external clients.?Desired qualifications:Bachelor?s degree in agriculture economics, finance, accounting, business administration, or related field; Minimum of 2 years related work experience; Knowledge of core agricultural crop and livestock industries and production practices; Proven understanding of credit processing and servicing activities, accounting principles and practices, credit analysis procedures, and credit administration; Thorough knowledge of?loan products, services, and credit operations; Proven interpersonal, communication, team building, problem solving, analytical, organizational, and time management skills; Sound decision making, negotiating, and influencing skills; Excellent computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and client databases such as web Equity, CRM, Salesforce, and the loan origination system.AgStar, a leading financial services cooperative of the Farm Credit System, has been named one of the Top Workplaces of Minnesota through an employee survey conducted by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in MN based on employee opinions about company leadership, communication, career opportunities, workplace environment, managerial skills, pay and benefits. ?We offer great benefits, including:Competitive base salary Incentive opportunity Health insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.) 401k (3% AgStar contribution & up to an additional 6% match) Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays Educational assistance Training and development programsWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Apply for this job.