Jun 04, 2022

Agribusiness Relationship Assistant

  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank
  • Victoria

Job Description

  • Dynamic customer relationship opportunity
  • Work life balance, find a way that works for you
  • Flex Location: Warrnambool or South West Victoria

About us

With more than 160 years of history, we are proud of our position in the community with more satisfied customers than any other Australian bank.  Every day, we work hard to bring our company purpose to life, feeding into the success of our customers and communities and not off it.

We're more than just a bank with banking products. We change the lives of customers and communities. Commercial actions with heart!

Our time is now. We are challenging the status quo and we're excited about our future!

About the role

This is an opportunity to join Rural Bank, the agri specialist arm of the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank group. Setting the standard for banking and giving financial power back to our communities, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank was recently ranked in the top 20 most trusted brands in Australia. So, come and work for a Bank you can be proud of.

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of administration services to meet client needs on behalf of the Agribusiness Relationship Manager. This challenging and varied role requires an experienced, professional team-player to work within a dynamic team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Draw on financial and agricultural knowledge to support relationship managers to better service their customers
  • Consistently delivers on the Bank’s promise to customers by meeting their needs; all enquiries are responded to in a timely and professional manner
  • Provide support to Manager/s regarding the preparation of credit proposals and other administrative tasks.
  • Analyse complex financial data to enable sound credit management decisions
  • Identify opportunities for deepening customer relationships and referring business opportunities to Banking and Referral partners as appropriate

About you

You will have experience in an administrative/customer service role ideally within the financial services or banking sector, experience in the agricultural industry would be highly regarded.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A financial and business understanding and be confident in communicating with clients and industry professionals
  • Experience in due diligence processes and ensuring quality financial analysis to assist in completing loan applications
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills, enthusiasm and a commitment to contribute to a team environment.
  • Experience in a banking environment or the agricultural industry. Remuneration will be commensurate with ability and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the dynamics of stakeholders and customers’ needs and provide solutions

What we offer

We will provide training and coaching to ensure your ongoing success in the role as well as provide opportunities to expand your career progression within our business. 

We recognise the importance of diversity and continually strive to provide an inclusive work environment where people are treated with respect; feel valued and can achieve success.  We believe our success depends on the commitment, integrity and skill of our staff.

On top of this we also provide a wide range of other staff benefits on our products and services.

Why us?

Rural Bank believes the future for agriculture is bright. We are committed to providing exceptional financial services, knowledge and leadership for Australian farmers to grow, and you can be part of it.

We are a specialist rural lender who understands the cycles in agriculture, assisting farmers to obtain appropriate finance to grow their farming business. We offer relevant industry insights to assist in making informed business decisions. We also offer our customers the opportunity to support the development of regional communities through our partnerships and initiatives.

There's so much more to a career with Bendigo and Adelaide Bank than just banking. 

Get real benefits, work life balance and flexibility. You bring your brilliant mind and we’ll help you take your learning to the next level with on the job training and external development opportunities - we want you to shine. After all, YOU are the difference that makes us the better big bank.

At Bendigo and Adelaide Bank we believe a diverse workforce supported by an inclusive culture is central to our success and we actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity of thought to our business. We support candidate requests for adjustment to accommodate an illness, injury or disability to equitably participate in the selection process.

It is a condition of employment with the Bank that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless you have a medical contraindication or acute illness which prevents you from receiving the vaccine and you provide satisfactory evidence of this to the Bank.

Be quick to apply as applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, and the advert may close before the listed closing date.