Associate Agriculture Loan Officer (Mondovi, WI)
Position Overview: This position services and originates loans from current clients in an inside sales role. The typical operation will be small and the loans will predominantly utilize Compeer”s scored loan program. The incumbent will service their portfolio, focus on retention and cross sell, typically interacting with clients on the phone, in the office, and by mail, email or text. May be required to infrequently meet with clients on the farm.Essential Functions: * Services loan portfolios made up of smaller loans using Compeer”s scored loan program. * Meets with clients in the office, on the phone or via other technology to discuss individual need. * Reviews existing loans as necessary and perform servicing actions when needed. * Focuses on retention and identifies opportunities to cross sell products within current portfolio. * Originates loans (predominantly scorecard) for current portfolio including operating renewals and new requests. * Matches program, product, and terms to the client”s needs. * Maintains a comprehensive understanding of loan processes and procedures as well as loan pricing and regulations. Remains current on loan details and process changes. * Effectively communicates risk management strategies that can be achieved through our products to meet client needs. * Attends various events such as agricultural meetings, farm open houses, extension meetings, county fairs and other networking events as necessary.Minimum Qualifications & Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Associate”s degree in business administration, finance, economics, agriculture or other related field; or equivalent work experience. Prefer Bachelor”s degree in related field. * Minimum of 1 year of inside sales experience in a financial industry preferred. * General knowledge of lending, crop insurance programs and information, grain marketing, finance and macroeconomics. * General knowledge of accounting principles and practices. * Marketing and sales skills with the ability to discover and address challenges. * Analytical and problem solving skills. * Strong organizational skills. * Strong attention to detail and able to perform tasks with a high degree of accuracy. * Strong client service and interpersonal skills in dealing with both internal and external clients. * Oral and written communication skills, sufficient to exchange information effectively with peers, clients and leadership. * Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines in a team environment. * Intermediate computer skills in using Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and CRM.
On July 1, 2017 AgStar Financial Services, Badgerland Financial and 1st Farm Credit Services joined together as Compeer Financial, strengthening our commitment to the agricultural community.Compeer Financial, headquartered in Sun Prairie, WI, exists to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America like never before. If you are interested in empowering those in agriculture and rural communities to achieve their goals and expand their possibilities, we invite you to learn more about our organization. We are looking for innovative, dynamic and collaborative team members to join our team.We offer great benefits including: * Competitive base salary * Health insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.) * 401k (3% Compeer contribution & up to an additional 6% match) * Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays * Educational assistance * Training and development programs * Qualified candidates please apply online at www.compeer.com/careers.Compeer Financial is 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.