Credit Union Jobs

ABCUL - Head of Advocacy & Projects – Temporary Contract – up to 12 months

As the major trade body of credit unions across England, Scotland and Wales, we are now seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to lead the Advocacy and Projects team.

The successful individual will be supporting the delivery of business plan objectives by managing and responding to all policy and advocacy matters relevant to the operation of credit unions in Great Britain. They will be responsible for leading on all allocated projects on behalf of the association as well as taking responsibility for the management of the associations risk activities.

The role holder will also have a small team reporting to them covering policy, advocacy, projects, and eLearning within the association. As detailed above, this role is a temporary contract to cover maternity leave which is likely to last for 12 months.

It would encourage individuals with experience and understanding of credit unions who have the key knowledge and skills to apply. We would also consider the temporary contract as a secondment opportunity from our member credit unions which we believe would help to support individual development for the successful employee as well as providing opportunities for the development of individuals within the credit union to support their succession planning process. ABCUL operates a hybrid working approach which requires the job holder to work in the office for a minimum of 2 days a week.

However as this is a temporary role, should anyone wish to apply who may struggle with office working due to location, we would still consider the application. A job profile and employment package can be obtained from members@abcul.org . Further information on ABCUL can be found on our website. www.abcul.coop Interested candidates should submit their CV together with a statement on their interest in the role to coverleyjan@gmail.com The closing date is 5pm on Tuesday 10th May 2022. Virtual selection event will be before 20th May 2022.

Stockport Credit Union- Compliance Manager

About us:

Stockport Credit Union is a saving and loans co-operative, regulated by the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority. We provide essential savings and lending services within the Stockport area.
We help people access better rates of finance, move away from payday lenders and loan sharks, and encourage financial literacy and improve their financial management.

We also work with strategic partners to provide payroll deduction arrangements. We are a member-owned, values-driven business. We are in the middle of an exciting period of transformational change and have ambitious plans to modernise and grow our business.
This is an opportunity to join an ambitious and socially important organisation at a pivotal point in its development.

The Role:
The purpose of the Compliance Manager role is to undertake various activities relating to compliance. The role-holder will also be our Money Laundering Reporting Officer.

Key Requirements
The applicant must be able to demonstrate career experience working within a compliance or
risk function in a financial services environment.
The applicant will need to be able to understand the regulatory framework. They will need to be
able to interpret this to a range of internal stakeholders.
Employment Package Details
This role is Part Time and will equate to 2.0 to 2.5 days per week. There is scope for flexibility with
the actual hours worked and a hybrid model of remote and office-based working is realistic.
This is a permanent contract.

Salary Range: £35k to £40k (FTE)

25 days per annum annual leave (FTE) plus statutory bank holidays
14.0 to 17.5 hours per week (negotiable)

To apply, please go to our website
(www.stockportcu.com) and upload:
• Your CV
• A short covering letter which sets out how you fit the job
description and why you are right for the role.

Closing Date for Applications: No formal closing date; advertising will cease once the role is
filled. Applicants are therefore encouraged to make early applications.

For more details please see job description below.

Stockport Credit Union- Finance Officer

The Role The purpose of the Finance Officer role is to undertake various administrative tasks and functions relating to the organisation’s finances.

Key Requirements
The applicant must be able to demonstrate experience working within a finance function OR in
a role which required them to manage and reconcile data.
Ability to confidently use various IT systems and platforms.
The Finance Officer will need to be able to understand and operate within a regulatory
framework which includes GDPR requirements.

Employment Package Details
This role is Part Time and will equate to 2.5 to 3.0 days per week.

Due to the need to reconcile the credit union’s bank accounts, we have a preference for the role
being undertaken on a 5 short day’s per week basis rather than on fewer longer days. However
there is the potential for a flexible approach and this can be discussed at interview.

This is a permanent contract.
Salary Range: £20k to £22k (FTE)
25 days per annum annual leave (FTE) plus statutory bank holidays
17.5 to 21 hours per week (negotiable)
To apply, please go to our website
(www.stockportcu.com) and upload:
• Your CV
• A short covering letter which sets out how you fit the job
description and why you are right for the role.

Closing Date for Applications: No formal closing date; advertising will cease once the role is
filled. Applicants are therefore encouraged to make early applications.

For more details please see attachment

London Plus Credit Union - Loans Officer

Contract : Permanent
Salary : 23,000.00 - £24,000.00 per annum - depending on experience
Hours : 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.00pm, Wednesday 9am to 6.30pm.

Occasional evening and weekend work also required
Location : North End Road, Fulham, SW6 1NJ
Closing Date : 5.00pm on 13th May 2022
Telephone Interviews : 29th April 2022
Interview/Assessment : 6th May
Send us your CV and covering statement, by email, to Cheryl.gale@londonpluscu.co.uk

See the Recruitment pack in the file upload underneath the advertisement.

About the role:

London Plus Credit Union provides flexible financial products including savings and loans. We exist for the benefit of our members, providing good value, ethical financial services for members of the communities we serve.

We are seeking a Loans Officer to enable us to deliver ambitious growth plans by managing our loan growth portfolio.

Key tasks

               Loan services

Promote the benefits of all credit union products and service to existing and potential members; provide general information and answer queries

Conduct telephone and face to face interviews for loan applications

Score loan applications and negotiate loan and repayments with applicants; follow appropriate procedures and sign off requirements before approving and issuing any loan

Ensure member loan repayments are up to date; refer any late/non repayment to the general manager and as required instigate early intervention to reduce risk of delinquency.

Manage the day to day to day loans service in line with the credit union financial model projections.

Manage the relationship with the external teams.

Represent the credit union externally, undertake presentations and attend events.

               Compliance and audit

Maintain accurate records through established systems and procedures

Maintain up to date records of payments, withdrawals and other transactions on members accounts

Assist with the preparation for the annual audit, other audits and supervisory committee inspections and reconciliation

Monitor transactions and applications for fraud detection and prevention

               Administration

Assist with the organisation of the AGM, any SGM or other meetings/events

Undertake general administration and clerical duties; keep the office clean and tidy

Provide information to members and potential new members; deal with general queries and assist with the completion of all application forms

               General

Ensure all health and safety requirements are met; report any incidents or accidents immediately or anything considered unsafe

Ensure that own work supports the credit union in delivering a high-quality professional standard of service

Work effectively with others and make a positive contribution to the work of the organisation

Generally, support the Chief Executive, managers and team members in the running of the Credit Union; undertake research, projects and other duties as required


 How to Apply :

Stage One – CV and covering statement

1.     

Update your CV

2.     

Prepare a covering statement ensuring you cover all areas on the person specification

3.     

Send us your CV and covering statement, by email, to Cheryl.gale@londonpluscu.co.uk

4.     

Remember the closing date for applications is 5pm on 13th May 2022

 

Stage Two – Interview and assessment

1.     

If you are shortlisted you will be invited to take part in a telephone interview

2.     

Those who successfully pass the telephone interview stage will be invited to a full assessment and face to face interview

3.     

Remember telephone interview after the closing date

Remember face to face interview after the closing date

 

Stage Three – Offer, pre-employment checks and contract

1.     

If you are successful, we will offer you the role in writing

2.     

We will then carry out our pre-employment checks (e.g. references and eligibility to work in the UK)

3.     

If all is well we will send you your contract and agree a start date

Halton Credit Union - Accounts Assistant

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: £18,500.00-£21,000.00 per year

Halton Credit Union are looking for an accounts assistant. Ideally, the right candidate will be working towards their AAT qualification. You would be working alongside the Finance Manage and CEO to assist in Reporting. You must be able to work to a deadline, have great communication skills, as well as having knowledge about Financial accounts and reports.

All candidates must be proficient in the use of IT. Knowledge of the Credit Union sector would be preferable, although not essential as full training on this and Custom software package would be given. Excellent Customer Service is required as you may be required to deal with members of the public.

Main Duties will include:

Preparing Monthly Reports to be presented to the board and Financial Regulators

  • Working on processes to develop our online and application-based services.
  • Creating new reports using information within our bespoke Software Package.
  • Dealing with enquiries from members.
  • Processing transactions from online application-based services.
  • Purchase Order and nominal posting.
  • Month end process (usually 1 evening a month).
  • Budgeting from analysis to preparation.
The job is being advertised on indeed and they would like people to apply via the site here.

Castle & Crystal Credit Union -  Loans Officer


18.5hrs per week over 5 mornings or 5 afternoons, Monday to Friday (& up to 37hrs per week as and when required)

Roles & Responsibilities:

• Working with existing Loan Team to administrate, underwrite and process members loans. Including developing and implementing loan procedures and new products.
• Monitoring loan processing and working to ensure compliance with Credit Union’s lending policies.
• Implementation of quality standards across all areas of lending.
• Identify and assist in training and updating staff on new loan procedures.

Person Specification:

• Committed to the values of Credit Union.
• Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines with minimal supervision.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Good organisational skills, ability to prioritise and work on own initiative.
• Ability to work well as part of the team.
• Flexibility.
• Remain Confidential.
• Willingness to participate in training. Experience and competencies
• Good literacy and numeracy skills.
• Knowledge of the regulatory framework for consumer finance. 

Salary – Circa £19,312-£19,699 (pro rata).

Please forward your cv in first instance to  dharminder.dhaliwal@dudley.gov.uk

 

Salford Credit Union- Finance Officer

We are looking for a new Finance Officer- a critical role for our Credit Union, which is regulated by
the Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority.
You’ll be responsible for a wide variety of tasks, from contributing to strategy development to supporting the daily financial monitoring.
You will be ensuring all funds are allocated correctly and ledgers maintained.
You will be preparing financial accounts and forecasts, providing regular KPI reports and developing and monitoring the budget.
You will liaise with suppliers to make sure invoices and remittances are processed accurately
and efficiently.
You will lead on collection of debts, working with members to achieve a sustainable
solution.
You will liaise with internal and external auditors, ensuring audit compliance is adhered to
and be responsible for keeping all financial procedures documented and up to date.
You’ll get induction, training and support with these tasks.

Our Offer
• Competitive salary- £22,500 to £25,000 dependent on qualifications & experience
• Opportunity to broaden your finance experience while helping others
• Full time role- 37.5 hours/week
• Office based in Salford
• Scope for hybrid working once probation completed
• Occupational pension scheme
• 28 holidays increasing with service
• A supportive and flexible team environment
Note for applicants
We’re a financial Co-operative focused on the needs of our members so all Salford Credit Union
staff are expected to:
• Become a member of Salford Credit Union
• Undergo a DBS check and credit check
• Keep up-to-date with your NHS England Covid-19 vaccinations, to help safeguard the health of
vulnerable members and co-workers
More information and full Job Role on our website at
https://www.salfordcreditunion.com/salford-credit-union-recruitment-opportunities/

Closing Date: 12 midnight Friday 20th May 2022 Interviews: Thursday 26th May 2022

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 which sets out
how you fit the job description and why you are right for the role to:
Sheila.murtagh@salfordcreditunion.com
For more info please see below.