Requisition Number: 2021-014
Job Title: Financial Specialist
City: Clinton
State: NC

Financial Specialist

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Description/Job Summary

Who is Cape Fear?
Headquartered in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Cape Fear Farm Credit offers career opportunities throughout Southeastern NC. Our mission of being the lender of choice to all of agriculture and our rural communities is at the heart of what we do each and every day. We service the needs of part-time and full-time farmers, as well as the mortgage credit needs of rural homeowners. Federally chartered and a part of the national Farm Credit System, we are locally owned by our customer-owners. As we work together, we can help you achieve your goals and dreams, while strengthening our communities.  

                                                                                                            Bea Servant – Be Better – BeGritty – Be Open & Inclusive – Be Present – BeWell

At Cape Fear Farm Credit, you would be part of one of the nation’s strongest and most respected financial institutions. Through your work, you would contribute to feeding, clothing, and fueling the world by supporting agriculture and rural America.


Financial Specialist – Clinton, NC

Cape Fear Farm Credit has an open position for a Financial Specialist in our Clinton, NC office. In this role, the Financial Specialist will provide office support for the loan officers by lending aiding in the loan administration and business development tasks. Supporting the lending function to ensure enduring customer relationships by delivering great customer experiences. This role will report to the Branch Manager.


What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Company-matched 401k
  • Commitment to training and professional development
  • Meaningful work that allows one to make a difference
  • Opportunities for work-life balance

Responsibilities/Duties

How you will impact Cape Fear Farm Credit:

  • Provides assistance to branch lending staff and helps facilitate other branch duties
  • Responsible for digitizes documents to build electronic customer files for loan staff
  • Utilizes CRM for customer services
  • Collaborates with staff to provide timely loan servicing and completes LSP’s as required
  • Utilizes internal and external communication for customers and third party contacts to facilitate the loan process (i.e. gathering loan applications, financials, and scheduling loan closes, etc.)
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
  • Efficiently and accurately prepares AgVue credit request for AgScoring, traditional underwriting or analyst use
  • Builds networks and develops industry knowledge
  • Complies with letter and spirit of the Association’s Standards of Conduct Policy
  • Ensures all customers have a great customer experience
  • Effectively communicate with customers and team members 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to learning and growing by proactively following development plan
  • Maximizes quality business growth to meet Association’s profitability and other business plan objectives

Required Qualifications

What you need to succeed:
  • Associates degree in business, legal, or accounting or the equivalent of experiences in these fields
  • Strong analysis, judgement, and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Quick learner, strong problem solver, and adaptable
  • Work independently under general supervision
  • Problem solving, decisive, and assertive
  • Foster and promote a team atmosphere
  • Must have the ability to travel within the business footprint to provide branch coverage as needed
  • General knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office
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We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at CFE-HR@agfirst.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.



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