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Proponent is always on the lookout for kindred spirits who share our passion for bettering the financial lives of members. Our people are marked by 5 Core Values which we use to set the pace for interactions and expectations in all that we do. These are Excellence, Teamwork, Protect Information, Remarkable Service and Continuous Learning and Improvement.

It's how we live out the day-to-day. Want to help make an impact and demonstrate what it means to be an advocate? We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, offer competitive compensation and a values-based work and team environment. We invite you to check out available positions below.

What Employees Can Expect?

  • Generous medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off Policy
  • Business casual dress
  • Respect for work-life balance
  • Special discounts on travel, recreation and day-to-day activities

Member Relationship Representative

Nutley, NJ

Purpose

Operate in a pro-active environment, identifying members' needs and developing full account relationships. Responsible for servicing members’ accounts through problem solving, responding to inquiries, initiating research and follow-through. Provide the highest quality member service and assistance and answer member inquiries regarding Credit Union products and services to meet their financial needs. Grow the business by providing outstanding member service and offering additional qualified products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify potential opportunities; explain products and services available to members in order to develop a full account relationship.
  • Follow compliance regulations, policies and procedures when opening new accounts.
  • Participate in special promotional events.
  • Adhere to Proponent’s Core Values, service existing accounts through problem solving, responding to inquiries, initiating research when necessary and follow-through until resolved.
  • Educate new and existing members on current loan products. Initiate loan application process and perform loan closings. Originate mortgage applications in accordance with SAFE Act regulations.
  • Accurately input confidential account information into database to perform and process a variety of transactions.
  • Proactively schedule and conduct follow-up calls to existing members. Maintain the highest level of responsiveness by returning phone calls and emails promptly.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties and special assignments as needed. May process daily reports and complete service requests.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma, or equivalent
  • 2+ years relevant experience
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • High standards of professionalism
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

Part-Time Teller

Nutley, NJ

Purpose

By developing strong member relationships, delivers remarkable and quality member service for a variety of banking transactions, including deposits, withdrawals and check cashing. Provides members with efficient and accurate transaction processing. Looks for opportunities to refer members to products and services that will enhance their financial well-being.

Job Responsibilities

  • Process account withdrawals, deposits, transfers, balance inquiries and loan payments in person, by mail and phone.
  • Handle cash withdrawals and check cashing activity, maintain proper cash procedures according to Credit Union guidelines.
  • Actively participate in sales efforts by promoting Credit Union products and services by asking probing questions to meet member’s financial needs.
  • Assist with ATM settlement, account verifications and payroll deduction.
  • Process miscellaneous General Ledger entries for Loan Department.
  • Complete daily teller proof balancing.
  • Assist Team Lead with branch proof, general ledgers and miscellaneous requests.
  • Flexibility to work in the Nutley and Montclair branches, as needed.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year cash handling experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.)
  • 20-25 hours/week, with the specific days subject to change (must be able to work occasional Saturdays)

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