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


    Northwestern Bank, a proud member of the Chippewa Valley community since 1904, is currently seeking a full-time Credit Analyst for our River Prairie 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.