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Careers

Unlock Your Potential with a Fulfilling Career at Synergy Credit Union

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Look no further than Synergy Credit Union. Our team is dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of our members and the communities we serve. Joining our team means joining something bigger than just a job – it’s a purpose.

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Synergy CU named one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers for the 7th consecutive year!
We firmly believe that our people are our greatest asset, and we are steadfast in our commitment to providing them with a fulfilling and supportive work environment.
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Knowing Our Members

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Commitment to Our Communities

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We've been serving our communities since 1943. We're in this for the long-haul, and we are dedicated to making our members and communities prosperous. At Synergy, we build relationships beyond banking.


Some of the perks we provide

As an employer, our culture, environment, and strategy put people first. We’re proud to have created a great place to work, learn, and grow a career. You can expect us to provide a safe, healthy, and flexible workplace. This includes profit sharing, competitive compensation, above-average benefits, participation in the Global Corporate Challenge, virtual health care, development & mentoring, and training, including Truth and Reconciliation, bias, and anti-money laundering.

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Our open positions

Our Implementation & Adoption Team guides the organization through the initial launch and implementation of software and process changes to enhance member experience and improve organizational efficiency. Additionally, this team supports the ongoing improvement and maintenance of systems and processes once implemented. You will be part of a positive and supportive presence through transitions, maintaining high engagement and promoting Synergy’s values through every change stage.

This role is involved in end user training, supporting, and performing testing and maintenance of systems, and creating and maintaining necessary process documentation such as workflows, templates, views and dashboards. You will collect feedback vital to product and process success.

You will also:

  • Attend meetings, taking minutes or other documentation
  • Administers user setup, maintenance, role hierarchies, permissions and security within systems
  • Responds to requests for trouble-shooting
  • Assist in maintaining training documents or resources

You will be successful if:

  • You are committed to gaining an in-depth understanding of how systems are utilized.
  • You are able to build strong, collaborative relationships.
  • You can make connections between people, process and software.

Qualifications: You have a related degree or diploma in Business/Commerce or Computer Sciences with a Development or Management information Systems focus. Preference will be given to candidates with financial services experience. Additional learning and/or experience with change management, or management information systems is an asset. Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint is preferred.

You have solid technology and analytical abilities balanced with superior communication and customer service skills. You embrace challenges and grasp new concepts quickly. Your attention to detail, organization and administrative strengths are of benefit in performing a variety of tasks as needed.

More details:

  • Hours: 37.5 hours weekly. Permanent full-time.
  • This position will be required to travel. Successful candidate must have access to reliable transportation. Travel may be required for the purposes of training, events, or other Synergy business.
  • This position is eligible for hybrid work. Location is flexible and may work out of any of our current branch locations, with manager approval.
  • Salary: $51,000 to $64,000 annually

If the above describes you, we want to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume to careers@synergycu.ca by end of day on Tuesday, May 28th. Please quote competition #242501 in the Subject Line.

A little more about us:

At Synergy, our members are owners who profit when we do and who get a say in how we are run. We also live in the communities we serve. This matters to us. We invest locally by offering sponsorships, donations, and scholarships; and through volunteerism. We connect with groups looking to improve overall financial literacy by providing presentations and tailoring them for educational opportunities – for families, schools, youth groups – you name it. We are proud to serve more than 27,000 members and have reached over $2.5 billion in assets. 

We were named one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers for the 7th consecutive year. This reflects our workplace culture and commitment to building relationships beyond banking with our members, and our team.

The Location:

Synergy operates on the lands referred to as Treaty 6 Territory, which encompasses the unceded lands of Indigenous Nations and Peoples, including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Saulteaux, Nakota, Dene and Metis. Inclusive of Saskatoon, Lloydminster, Kindersley, Macklin, Denzil, Lashburn, Marshall, Maidstone, Neilburg, Marsden, St. Walburg and Paradise Hill.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a bonding process that includes a criminal record check and credit check.

Synergy aspires to have a workforce that is representative of the diversity of our country and encourages applications from everyone.

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The Manager of Risk & Compliance is a senior management role that reports directly to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Given the prominence of this position, we are seeking a seasoned risk and compliance professional who is experienced both in subject matter and in leading a team of professionals. This is an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking leader who wants to contribute to the evolution of our risk and compliance activities working with different business partners throughout Synergy.

You are responsible for the second line of defense activities for enterprise risk management (ERM) and regulatory compliance (excluding privacy) by identifying, assessing, measuring, and monitoring risks inherent to our business activities and the controls in place to manage them. You will be an integral part of expanding Synergy’s risk management culture while contributing your expertise to different initiatives. Your talent and leadership will help us continue to move the needle forward as a second line of defense, while fostering growth within the team.

This position is designated as Synergy’s Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer (CAMLO) and therefore, an understanding of AML requirements and experience in their application is necessary. This role will also lead and participate in various activities and initiatives, some of which include:

  • Fraud risk management
  • Third party risk management
  • ICAAP
  • Data governance
  • Business continuity planning
  • Regulatory compliance management

Your team engages with teams in different business areas to proactively discuss risk and compliance matters applicable to their operations. You respond to inquiries, complaints, and incident investigation requests with urgency for the circumstance. Where gaps are identified, your team will collaborate to develop action plans that effectively mitigate risks. You will use a forward-looking / dynamic risk approach to assist the CRO in evolving our ERM framework and strengthen the corporate risk profile.

You lead the development, documentation, and periodic review of policies and procedures and proactively improve our risk and compliance reporting. Creation of board reports and participation in government policy consultation to CUDGC and/or different levels of government are additional responsibilities that will be required.

You excel in strong written and verbal communication which demonstrates your ability in creating effective presentations to all levels of the organization. You have excellent sensitivity to a range of circumstances, along with sound analysis and judgment to act accordingly. You can identify emerging risks and understand their impact to determine what is a threat vs. an opportunity. Your ability to collaborate and look at risk based on severity and scale allows you to be a successful partner with our first line of defense.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, law, finance, or a related field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of risk management, fraud prevention, AML, audit, and compliance experience.
  • Preference will be given to relevant risk management and/or compliance certifications/designations.
  • Substantial knowledge of related legislation/regulations and their practical use in the financial services industry.
  • Knowledge with components of privacy protection, including but not limited to data protection, IT governance, cyber security, etc. are valuable assets.
  • A combination of education and experience will also be considered.
  • Proven people management, relationship building, and leadership skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.

If the above describes you, we want to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume to careers@synergycu.ca. Please quote competition #241701 in the Subject Line. This position will be posted until a suitable candidate is hired.

More details:

  • Location: Lloydminster, or any of our rural branch locations in Saskatchewan. A hybrid or remote work arrangement will be considered for a suitable candidate.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours weekly, Permanent full-time
  • This position will be required to travel and is expected to work with a high degree of flexibility in hours of work and travel abilities. The suc cessful candidate must have access to reliable transportation.
  • Salary: $103,300 – 129,200/annually

A little more about us:

At Synergy, our members are owners who profit when we do and who get a say in how we are run. We also live in the communities we serve. This matters to us. We invest locally by offering sponsorships, donations, and scholarships, and through volunteerism. We connect with groups looking to improve overall financial literacy by providing presentations and tailoring them for educational opportunities – for families, schools, youth groups – you name it. We are proud to serve more than 29,000 members and have reached over $2.5 billion in assets.

We were named one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers for the 6th consecutive year. This reflects our workplace culture and commitment to building relationships beyond banking with our members, and our team.

The Location:

Synergy operates on the lands referred to as Treaty 6 Territory, which encompasses the unceded lands of Indigenous Nations and Peoples, including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Saulteaux, Nakota, Dene and Metis.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a bonding process that includes a criminal record check and credit check.

Synergy aspires to have a workforce that is representative of the diversity of our country and encourages applications from everyone.

Open positions for our internal team members

These opportunities are specifically for Synergy employees in support of their career progression.

We are seeking an Analyst on our Business & Ag Financial Team!

What does the Analyst, Business & Ag do?

This key role is a great opportunity to launch your career with our Business & Ag Financial Centre! You advance the day-to-day operations of the team by gathering and preparing the required documentation to support credit-related items such as commercial and agricultural loans, credit applications, amendments, mortgage instructions, and searches. Your critical contributions help keep operations running smoothly and moving forward.

You're great at...

You are a team player: responsive and collaborative, but equally self-motivated and independent. You have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Your fantastic interpersonal and communication skills facilitate obtaining the information you need from Advisors, solicitors, and regulatory entities in a timely manner.

The successful candidate is results-oriented: able to document, disburse, and complete the loan application, renewal, or review efficiently, and in compliance with relevant legislation, policies, and procedures. This position is enabled by technology, so a solid skillset in using and troubleshooting software and hardware will keep you effective in your role.

If you’re interested in providing critical support to our Business and Ag Team, enabling our business members to meet their goals, this is the dynamic career you’ve been searching for!

What you bring…

  • Two (2) years of post-secondary education or equivalent, with one to two years of job-related experience such as preparing lending documentation.
  • Experience or education in business and/or agricultural lending with a grasp of lending requirements, rules, and regulations would be an asset.
  • Solid working knowledge of MS Office Suite and Microsoft Teams or other virtual meeting tools. Preference for applicants with customer management (CRM) software experience.

More details…

  • Status: Permanent, full-time
  • Hours: 75 hours biweekly. Typical hours are 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday
  • Location: Lloydminster, SK. For the right candidate, working out of another branch location may be enabled, with branch manager approval.
  • Travel may be required for the purposes of training, events, or other Synergy business.
  • Salary: Salary grade 5; $51,000 - $64,000 annually

 

If the above describes you, we want to hear from you! Submit your cover letter and resume before end of day Monday, June 10th tocareers@synergycu.ca, competition #242701 in the Subject Line.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Synergy aspires to have a workforce that is representative of the diversity of our country and encourages applications from everyone.

We have an exciting 3 to 6-month internal opportunity available on our Prevention and Recovery Team!

 

As a Prevention Specialist (formerly Collection Officer 1), you work with members to prevent and resolve items in the early stages of delinquency. You reach out when members’ life circumstances are challenging. You’re motivated to recommend and implement strategies and processes that meet the needs of both our membership and Synergy, then contact and follow up to ensure members' commitments and timelines are met.

 

You consistently utilize your adept administration skills to organize and document your work, understanding the importance of solid process and ensuring all activities comply with relevant legislation, regulation, policies, and procedures.

 

We are seeking a collaborator with sound problem-solving and quick decision-making skills. You are a champion in your conversations, difficult or otherwise. You’re articulate, have excellent listening skills, and deal appropriately with sensitive and confidential information. Learning agility is essential in all Synergy team members, allowing us to grow and adapt in the face of change. We are continually improving and enhancing the way we do things to benefit our membership.

 

This is a great opportunity to really make an impact on members’ lives. You will get a flavour of the Prevention & Recovery Team’s activities while expanding your knowledge and skills.

 

The successful candidate will have a related diploma and one year of Synergy experience. Equivalencies may be considered. You are proficient with DNA Banking System and software applications such as MS Office and MS Teams. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) experience is an asset.

 

Location: May work out of any of our current branch locations, with leader approval.

Hours:  37.5 hours per week. Typical hours are 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

Salary Grade: 5

Position: Temporary full-time (3 to 6-month term).

 

To Apply: Submit your cover letter and resume before the end of day on Tuesday May 28, to: careers@synergycu.ca, quoting competition #242601 in the subject line.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

Synergy aspires to have a workforce that is representative of the diversity of our country and encourages applications from everyone.

 



How to Apply

If one of our career opportunities peaks your interest, email your resume including the competition number of the specific career posting to careers@synergycu.ca.


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