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Our Careers Center includes full- and part-time positions, AmeriCorps*VISTA placements, consulting and other opportunities at the Federation and at Federation-member CDCUs nationwide.

Career Opportunities at the Federation 

The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (the Federation) is a dynamic, growth-oriented intermediary specializing in bringing financial services to low-income communities through nonprofit, member-owned community development credit unions (CDCUs).   Based in New York City, the Federation provides financial, technical, and educational services to credit unions serving low-income and economically disenfranchised communities. Please click below for details on this opportunity.

Accounting and Compliance Specialist

Job Description

Reporting to the V.P. of Programs of the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions, the Accounting and Compliance Specialist will be responsible for providing a range of Member services, including but not limited to technical assistance, education and compliance training, auditing, and accounting support services to Federation Member Credit Unions. These services will be provided off-site at client credit unions. In addition, the Accounting and Compliance Specialist will promote and help grow the CDCU Help Desk to provide support to Federation Member CDCUs over the phone.

Key Responsibilities:

General Technical Assistance:

  • Develop, coordinate, market and conduct training webinars and workshops for Member CUs
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive program of technical assistance in CDCU Operations and Management through on-site, telephone, and fee for service CU Staff and Board training
  • Assess and communicate findings via written reports and periodic analyses of all Federation Members and other low-income credit unions Re: trends and problem areas
  • Support the V.P. of programs in the coordination of “Small Credit Union Roundtable” and other credit union meetings
  • Participate in Program Team meetings Provide both operational and crisis-intervention assistance to CDCUs as necessary Coordinate Federation relations with regional and national offices of NCUA and other regulators
  • Analyze and comment on proposed credit unions regulations, esp. as it relates to Compliance

Additional Credit Union Support Services:

Accounting/Compliance Responsibilities:

  • Provide the following listed fee for service activities as requested by Tri-state area CDCUs:
  • Reconcile the corporate bank account as well as other specific general ledger/sub-accounts, e.g. money orders, ATM, Credit Cards
  • Prepare quarterly statutory financial filings as needed
  • Perform supervisory committee/Internal auditor function
  • Perform annual supervisory committee audit
  • Perform the annual audit of the Bank Secrecy Act Compliance requirements
  • Perform ACH annual audit
  • Perform other annual audits (S.A.F.E. Act, Information Security, Website)
  • Provide technical assistance support to the CDCUs
  • Coordinate scheduling with CDCUs Re: work plan and onsite visits

Education/Training:

  • Provide guidance to credit union management and staff on preparing for NCUA examinations
  • Perform Annual Bank Secrecy Act/OFAC training for CU Board of Directors and Staff
  • Train credit union staff/management Re: bank and other account reconciliations

Program/Contract Management:

  • Assist the V.P. of Programs and Senior Staff in continuing development of the T. A. program
  • Submit client billing information and tracking to the Fiscal Department on a monthly basis
  • Refer client contract status and completed service fees details to Fiscal Department

Business Development:

  • Manage existing client base and future Accounting services clients and contracts
  • Market and conduct webinars to promote current and evolving array of Federation services
  • Identify and actively recruit credit unions who could benefit from the program

Qualifications:

  • Education: BA/BS or equivalent professional experience; additional credit union industry training highly preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of credit union industry issues including those specific to the CDCU movement
  • Knowledge of, and ability to advocate and work effectively with credit union regulators
  • 5-7 years’ experience in credit unions, credit union industry, and/or financial institutions
  • At least 3 years’ experience in supervision or management; ability to develop, motivate, coordinate and evaluate operations and/or technical staff effectively
  • Ability to plan and implement a multi-faceted national technical assistance program for CDCUs
  • Ability to assess technical needs of individual CDCUs and to develop effective training and technical assistance response, including crisis intervention
  • Ability to prepare written reports and training materials
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to make oral presentations and conduct training sessions effectively to diverse groups
  • Proven track record of working effectively with low and moderate income communities
  • Regional and national travel: approximately 20% of time

Skills: Fluency with MS and other word processing, database and spreadsheet software

Salary: Compensation depending on qualifications and experience. Excellent Benefits

To Apply, Please send resumes and cover letters to HR@cdcu.coop

Marketing and Communications Intern

 

Internship Description

The Federation is seeking a Marketing and Communications Intern to support our ongoing communications and marketing of the Federation’s Initiatives to the community development, credit union, and financial capability fields. The ideal candidate would be currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field.

The intern will work at the Federation’s New York City offices 6-10 hours a week, schedule can be flexible. Immediate start preferred, though summer intern candidates also welcome. Compensation is $12/hr.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the management of content for company website and social media
  • Creation of new landing and destination pages and forms as well as posting downloadable documents and videos
  • Design and draft announcement, newsletter and event emails to render correctly in multiple browsers and email providers
  • Create and manage Facebook and Twitter posts
  • Create and manage WordPress CMS (content management system) to ensure all content, video, PDF, etc. are accessible and downloadable for all users and visitors
  • Support Federation marketing activities as needed, including event marketing, i.e. Annual Conference
  • Support analysis of Federation member credit union engagement

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent written communication skills, including business correspondence, press releases, and informational e-blasts
  • Detail oriented and committed to excellence
  • Design experience in Photoshop and InDesign a plus

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Clarissa Ritter, Director of Marketing and Communications critter@cdcu.coop.

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