Mar 10, 2023

Agribusiness Support Officer

  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank
  • All Locations
Finance Insurance

Job Description

Agribusiness Support Officer, Settlements

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 three most trusted brands in Australia. So, come and work for a Bank you can be proud of.

The role of the Operations division is to record and action transactions, prepare customer loan and securities documentation and attend to settlements in an efficient and effective manner. Rural Bank aims to deliver a differential approach to our target customer segments including small exposure customers and family corporates, throughout the entire value chain to streamline customer experience and liberate capacity within our organisation to enable business growth.

The role of the Settlements area is to record and action transactions and attend to settlements in an efficient and effective manner. The team aim to deliver a differential approach to our target customer segments throughout our entire value chain in order to streamline customer experience and liberate capacity to enable business growth.

The purpose of the Agribusiness Support Officer (ASO) - Settlements role is to assist with the

following activities:

  • Co-ordination of settlement and drawdown of customer loan facilities
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with Sales and Distribution staff
  • Liaise with various stakeholders (internal / external) to ensure seamless end to end loan processing

About you

You will have:

  • Knowledge and experience of securities documentation requirements, and/or financial analysis ideally within a financial or banking environment.
  • A proactive approach to identify customers’ needs where appropriate and providing outstanding value.
  • The ability to work well within a team environment and able to balance/ prioritise own work with that of the team’s activities.
  • Computer skills in applications and business systems.
  • Experience in an administrative, banking or conveyancing environment
  • Organisational skills, attention to detail and a focus on customer needs
  • An understanding of the Agribusiness environment would be desirable but not essential.

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.

Please note: Screening and interviews may commence prior to closing date.

For more information, please see the Application Process for Internal Candidates page. 

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