Current Vacancy

Lending Operations Assistant

Based in Essendon VIC | Casual position with prospect of permanent placement

Dnister Ukrainian Credit Co-operative Ltd (Dnister) is an Authorised Deposit-taking Institution (ADI) specialising in the financial services needs of its Members. Dnister has established a strong tradition for over 60 years of providing great products, competitive pricing and excellent service to its Members. As a Member-owned financial institution, we remain committed to providing value for our Members and enriching their communities.

Reporting to the Lending Operations Administrator, the successful applicant will be responsible for supporting the effective and efficient delivery of Lending Operational activities. You will support our Business Development Team to achieve their business objectives, ensuring that the loan portfolio is administered in accordance with all Policy, compliance and procedural requirements.  You are a team player and passionate about providing exceptional customer service in an achievement-based culture.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:


  • Completing Lending Operations activities to support the Business Development Team achieve their business objectives.
  • Assisting to ensure that the loan portfolio is processed and administered in accordance with all Policy, compliance and procedural requirements.
  • Assisting to ensure that loans Originated/Offered and Shared syndicated loans are processed and administered in accordance with all Policy, compliance and procedural requirements.
  • Assisting to ensure that loans documentation is maintained in accordance with Policy, procedural and regulatory requirements.
  • Assisting with the completion of Member Services activities to ensure that sales and service delivery objectives are achieved.
  • Supporting the achievement of targets for business growth objectives including product sales and membership growth.
  • Supporting the achievement of targets for delinquency objectives to ensure that loan book quality is maintained.
  • Assisting with the development of a balanced sales and risk management culture across all areas of the Co-operative.
  • Complying with the Co-operative’s Risk Management Framework through its Policies and procedures and ensuring that any compliance breach is notified to the Chief Risk Officer

Essential skills include:

  • Understanding of consumer and commercial lending.
  • Preparation of loan contracts, documents & forms.
  • Preparation of security documentation instructions.
  • Preparation of settlement instructions.
  • Completion of loans administration activities.
  • Completion of loans systems & maintenance activities.
  • Cash handling and management skills.
  • Open new memberships & accounts.

Personal attributes critical to success in the role include:

  • Communicates effectively.
  • Develops effective working relationships.
  • Manages time effectively.
  • Well organised and achieves deadlines.
  • Computer literate & skilled user of technology.

  How do I apply?

  • Please email your resume and covering letter, specifically addressing the key selection criteria to Dnister is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. To be eligible to apply for this position, you must have the right to live and work in Australia and you must hold a current Australian Drivers Licence.

     Want to know more?

    If you would like to discuss the position further in confidence and obtain a copy of a position description, please contact Ivanna Bernyk, Lending & Member Services Executive, on (03) 9377 1104.

     When do I apply?

    Applications must be received by no later than 5:00 pm, Friday 9th August 2019.