Careers at Northwestern Bank

Thank you for your interest in Northwestern Bank. Our branches are located in Chippewa Falls, Lafayette, Cornell, Thorp, Boyd, and River Prairie (Altoona/Eau Claire). Northwestern Bank employs approximately 90 people from within those cities. Employment opportunities include Tellers, Receptionists, Customer Service Representatives, Loan Support, Credit Analysts and Loan Officers.

Our Employment Philosophy

Our personnel policies at Northwestern Bank are based on the belief that the success of our Bank is primarily dependent upon our employees.

  • We recognize our employees as an important part of the Northwestern Bank team
  • Promote from within those employees we feel are most qualified candidates to fill job vacancies- where appropriate
  • Maintain competitive wages and benefits for our marketplace and industry
  • Provide a safe, efficient, and pleasant work place
  • Encourage you to expand your knowledge and value to the Bank through educational opportunities
  • Establish and maintain a truly “open door” environment
  • Encourage high quality customer service

Current Employment Opportunities

  • CREDIT ANALYST - CHIPPEWA FALLS, DOWNTOWN BRANCH

    The ideal candidate for this position will have strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and will be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.   Job duties include:

    • Collect, analyze, and interpret customer financial information regarding income, assets, investments, debt, and cash flow to help determine which credit structures will best meet the needs of our customers and to analyze risk
    • Communicate with customers to gather all needed information and detail
    • Prepare spreadsheets and written reports for presentation at weekly Loan Officer Committee meetings
    • Assist Loan Officers with the preparation of loan write ups and the ordering of credit bureaus, appraisals, title insurance, and flood determinations
    • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly management reports

    Applicants should have a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Finance or Accounting, with 2-3 years experience as a Credit Analyst. 

    Northwestern Bank offers the following:

    • Competitive Pay
    • Generous 401K plan
    • Health, Dental, Life, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Incentive Bonus program
    • Paid Vacation, Holiday, and Sick time

    Interested applicants should send Letter of Interest and Resume to: hr@northwesternbank.com

    Northwestern Bank

    202 N. Bridge St

    Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

    Equal Opportunity Employer

  • PERSONAL BANKER - CHIPPEWA FALLS, DOWNTOWN BRANCH

    Northwestern Bank, committed to providing quality financial services and successful solutions that consistently achieve a high degree of customer satisfaction under our motto, "Where People Matter", is currently seeking a full-time Personal Banker for our Chippewa Falls-Downtown branch.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Open and maintain personal and business accounts
    • Open, maintain, and monitor CD’s, IRA’s, and HSA’s
    • Assist customers with Savings Bonds, including redemption
    • Preparing and transmitting wire (domestic and international) requests
    • Assist customers in loan process, including initial meeting, explaining loan options, completing application forms, verifying credit, working with third party vendors to ensure the timely completion of all tasks, overseeing of process through the approval or denial by either the Personal Banker or Loan Committee, sending out all disclosures
    • Oversee and address collection activities relating to loans
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all regulations, products and services, attend meetings and trainings as requested

    Job Requirements

    • Opening and closing of personal and business accounts, IRA’s, CD’s, Bonds, HSA’s, funeral trusts, and personal loans
    • Ability to serve our customers in a professional, accurate and friendly manner, putting the needs of our customers as the top priority
    • Ability to adapt to to changing situations and priorities
    • Great organization skills and multi-tasker
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Previous teller experience is preferred but not required

    Northwestern Bank offers the following:

    • Competitive Pay
    • Generous 401K plan
    • Health, Dental, Life, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Incentive Bonus program
    • Paid Vacation, Holiday, and Sick time

    Interested applicants should send Letter of Interest and Resume to: hr@northwesternbank.com

    Northwestern Bank

    202 N. Bridge St

    Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

    Equal Opportunity Employer

  • EXECUTIVE SECRETARY - CHIPPEWA FALLS, DOWNTOWN BRANCH

    Northwestern Bank, committed to providing quality financial services and successful solutions that consistently achieve a high degree of customer satisfaction under our motto, "Where People Matter", is currently seeking a full-time Executive Secretary/Loan Processor for our Main Bank, located in downtown Chippewa Falls. 

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Processing and distributing communications from the President
    • Gathering and forwarding all Board meeting material in a timely manner
    • Preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for use by Sr. Management team
    • Preparing and distributing policy updates
    • Preparing loan documents
    • Gathering loan information, completing and paying regulatory filings, and filing loan documentation
    • Maintaining online or paper files of documents produced

    Job Requirements:

    The ideal candidate for this position will need to have the following:

    • A strong English background, including excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with thorough knowledge of grammatical rules
    • Strong follow-through skills to keep others on task to ensure all deadlines are met 
    • Ability to multi-task and work under deadlines
    • Detail oriented
    • Strict confidentiality
    • Secretarial and/or loan processing experience is required

    Northwestern Bank offers the following:

    • Competitive Pay
    • Generous 401K plan
    • Health, Dental, Life, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Incentive Bonus program
    • Paid Vacation, Holiday, and Sick time

    Interested applicants should send Letter of Interest and Resume to: hr@northwesternbank.com

    Northwestern Bank

    202 N. Bridge St

    Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

    Equal Opportunity Employer