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Careers

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As a rapidly growing financial institution, Jefferson Financial is always on the lookout for new talent to help better serve our members. If you see yourself in one of the positions listed below, please email your resume and cover letter to employment@jeffersonfinancial.org or fax your resume to Human Resources at 225-963-5321.  Please include the position and location with your submission.



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Position: Mortgage Loan Officer

Location: Metairie
 
Details:

Jefferson Financial FCU has an opening for an experienced Mortgage Loan Officer (MLO) in Metairie.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Advise our members on loan products by examining applications, obtaining and evaluating credit reports and supporting documentation, and pre-qualifying for credit-worthiness.
  • Provide guidance and information relevant to each program the borrower is qualified for; effectively communicate the terms of each product.
  • Coordinate with loan processing team to make sure all documents are compliant and sent out in a timely manner.
  • Underwriting and processing of all loans are in-house.  E-signatures used for initial documentation.

Qualified applicants must have a college degree or equivalent, 2 years mortgage lending experience and must be eligible to be registered in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS).

The compensation for this position is Salary plus Commissions.

Position: Compliance Manager

Location: Metairie
 
Details:

Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union is a well-established financial institution committed to serving our members' financial needs and providing exceptional service. We are seeking an experienced Compliance Manager to join our dynamic team.  This position ensures the Credit Union complies with all state and federal regulations, laws, and rules; analyzes new and pending compliance requirements affecting the Credit Union’s practices; and develops, revises, communicates, and implements policies and procedures to ensure compliance. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, assesses, develops, revises, and ensures the adequacy of programs, policies and procedures designed to safeguard credit union assets and maintain regulatory compliance.  Ensures policies and procedures are appropriately disseminated.   Some particular areas of focus for compliance review on an ongoing basis will be Bank Secrecy Act and the US Patriot Act.  Participate in annual BSA training conducted by or on behalf of the credit union.
  • Stays informed of new and pending laws and developments related to compliance issues, analyzes requirements, appropriately revises policies and procedures, and ensures communication and implementation of regulatory changes.
  • Disseminate information regarding laws and regulations to appropriate departments.
  • Facilitates credit union’s policy software, coordinating and communicating with various policy owners.
  • Suggests policy changes to management that will facilitate the credit union’s compliance program and reduce risk of noncompliance.
  • Answers questions from staff members regarding policy and procedures as they relate to compliance.
  • Assists in the revision and/or design of forms and products to ensure they meet regulatory standards.
  • Coordinates legal review with the credit union’s attorney on compliance issues/contract reviews as appropriate.
  • Oversees the credit union’s vendor management program.
  • Assists examiners and auditors, making available the information that is necessary to complete their reviews.
  • Develops record retention policies and procedures in accordance with regulations and laws.
  • Participates in regular meetings as required and in the strategic planning and budget processes.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with the Chief Financial Officer informing of all pertinent problems, irregularities, new developments, changes and other important information within area of responsibility.  Prepares board reports concerning credit union compliance issues.
  • Provides employee training on compliance related issues and policy changes.
  • Supervises department staff to ensure they are adequately completing assigned tasks as outlined in their respective position descriptions.
  • Completes all required compliance/continuing education as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A Certified Compliance Officer and/or college degree in accounting, business, or financial administration is desirable, with a minimum of two (2) years of compliance experience in a financial organization, preferably a credit union.
  • Thorough knowledge of banking regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping and accounting.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data.
  • Knowledge and ability to operate a Personal Computer and PC applications.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively and tactfully.
  • Strong organizational and technical skills.



Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering challenging positions with competitive salaries. Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union's benefit package includes: incentives, profit sharing, health, dental, vision & life insurance, 401(k) and tuition reimbursement.