Our People Are Our Strength

Five simple words drive our success and define the foundation of our business – unconventional, responsive, dedicated, growing and accurate. Do you strive to better yourself and others? How about working towards a common goal? If your personal values align with ours, you may be a good fit to join our team. With over $1.55 billion in assets, we’re one of the fastest growing banks in Minnesota over the past two decades.

We are always willing to hear from those who might be interested in future employment opportunities at Bridgewater Bank. For inquiries, please email hr@bwbmn.com.

Description

As an Account Executive, you’ll provide a professional banking experience by offering clients solutions to meet their individual banking needs.

Responsibilities 

  • Opens, renews and redeems all types of deposit accounts
  • Orders checks, ATM/debit cards
  • Responds to online requests for bill payments, ACH, wire transfers, etc.
  • Acts as back-up to Client Specialist as needed
  • Ensures clients are aware of the products and services available to them and promotes BWB specialty products (remote deposit, online bill-pay, mobile banking, etc.)
  • Develop and cultivate long-term client relationships to ensure sales growth and customer retention
  • Makes monthly calls to welcome new clients and follow up on previous requests
  • Maintains an understanding of security policies and procedures
  • Provides input and suggestions for new service and product ideas
  • Adheres to bank’s policies, procedures, security requirements, and government regulations

Qualifications 

  • 2+ Years retail banking experience
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Proven sales and business development skills
  • Knowledge of ITI, EZ Teller, and currency management
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Description

As a Client Specialist, you’ll serve as the face of the bank as well as the initial contact for clients. The Client Specialist provides general office support while maintaining a welcoming, professional environment.

Responsibilities 

  • Accurately processes routine financial transactions including check cashing, deposits, withdrawals, transfers, and loan payments
  • Completes client requests such as wires, online banking assistance, and check ordering promptly
  • Balances assigned cash drawer in accordance with Bank procedures
  • Ensures all required documentation is completed for all transactions
  • Greet all clients and answer phone calls to ensure a positive client experience
  • Sort and distribute mail
  • Maintain conference rooms and kitchen and ensure adequate supplies are available
  • Scans and processes  teller work throughout the day
  • Assists with scanning of documentation into  internal Accu Systems
  • Adhere to the bank’s policies, procedures, security requirements and government regulations including (but not limited to) BSA
  • Participate in on-going training to enhance knowledge of banking and keep abreast of new and/or changes in regulations
  • Positively represents the bank in all interactions with clients, coworkers, and vendors

Qualifications 

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional and friendly demeanor
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of ITI and EZ Teller a plus
  • College degree preferred but not required

Description

As a Credit Analyst, you would provide support to the lenders by evaluating the financial condition of individuals and businesses applying for lending credit with the bank.

Responsibilities 

  • Collect, review and analyze loan requests, financial information, appraisals, title insurance, etc.
  • Identify historical trends of businesses or markets
  • Prepare spreadsheets, reports, summaries and recommendations on loan structure/pricing for lenders
  • Conduct property inspections to ensure accuracy
  • Assign risk ratings to support loan requests
  • Prepare annual reviews of existing loan relationships
  • Prepare credit presentations to be used in the credit approval process including: cash flow analysis, forecasting of future performance, industry trends, and loan performance histories
  • Develop and maintain accurate records for lending clients and accounts
  • Maintain knowledge of all supporting software, compliance, and procedures as they relate to the loan department
  • Assist lenders in maintaining positive relationships with new and existing clients by providing timely feedback to client requests and questions
  • Adhere to the bank’s policies, procedures, security requirements and government regulations including (but not limited to) BSA

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business or related field
  • Superior analytical/reasoning skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

We are always interested in speaking with experienced lenders with a background in commercial lending.  Please apply online or email hr@bwbmn.com with questions.

Description

This position provides support in the development and administration of the bank’s compliance.

Responsibilities 

  • Conducts all scheduled monitoring/audit activities associated with loan, deposit, and miscellaneous compliance (no Bank Secrecy Act)
  • Communicates with auditees, write reports, and obtain responses to findings
  • Maintains compliance exception tracking
  • Serves as Coordinator for Compliance Committee
  • Serves on applicable regulatory implementation teams
  • Assists in developing, monitoring, and updating the bank’s compliance related policies and procedures
  • Assists with Compliance risk assessments
  • Assists with regulatory exam preparation
  • Assists with training of staff on regulatory topics
  • Maintains current knowledge of all applicable compliance statutes, regulations and interpretations

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 to 4 years of compliance experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, critical thinking ability, and accuracy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Fiserv experience preferred

Description

The Deposit Services Specialist provides general support for the department with a focus on training and backup support to the branches.

Responsibilities 

  • Develop and deliver training programs for all department employees
  • Coordinate and facilitate Deposit Services new employee orientation and onboarding
  • Develop and maintain training manuals and related materials ensuring they are current and in compliance with applicable policies, procedures and regulations
  • Monitor and evaluate training programs to identify areas for improvement
  • Manage and maintain department training calendar
  • Assist in developing, maintaining and communicating department processes and procedures
  • Ensure accurate completion of CTR/CCR’s
  • Provide back-up support to Deposit Services roles
  • Adhere to the bank’s policies, procedures, security requirements and government regulations including (but not limited to) BSA
  • Assist with Deposit Services special projects as needed

Qualifications 

  • 5+ years of retail banking experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Proficiency with Superview, Fiserv, and Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills
  • Preferred experience in client facing duties with high level of accuracy
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with a professional, friendly demeanor

Description

As an IT Support Specialist, you’ll provide technical support to employees to ensure optimal use and maximum efficiency of technology resources.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, troubleshoot, research, support and resolve user’s technology issues
  • Maintain an adequate level of knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and application software being used to provide high levels of support to employees
  • Install, configure, and upgrade software
  • Utilize and maintain the helpdesk tracking software
  • Install, configure, and upgrade desktop hardware and peripherals
  • Write processes and procedures for the Technology Services department
  • Document internal procedures
  • Assist with onboarding of new users
  • Monitor software licensing on a regular basis to ensure compliance
  • Record and maintain hardware and software inventories, site and/or server licensing, and user access and security
  • Analyze and report on user issues and solutions to those issues
  • Provide copier and printer maintenance support
  • Research and present new technologies for the bank

Qualifications 

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and Microsoft Office
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to balance and prioritize work
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Associate degree in Computer Science or related field and 1-2 years’ experience in a desktop support environment or equivalent combination of education and experience

Description 

As a Loan Administrator, you will generate and manage loan documentation while following procedures to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the bank’s loan operations.

Responsibilities 

  • Monitor loans for compliance with federal regulations
  • Track policy exceptions for post-closing review and provide corrective action
  • Daily loan function activities including loan document preparation, payment processing, loan bookings, file maintenance, etc.
  • Process construction draw requests
  • Process and/or oversee participation in loan payments and advances
  • Process credit verification and credit bureau reports
  • Resource for internal staff, clients and outside agencies by performing a variety of customer service activities including responding to requests, researching discrepancies and resolving issues.
  • Manage internal/external requests and financial transactions within the term of the loan documentation, bank policies and procedures. Includes draws, payments, wire transfers, payoffs, and collateral releases.

Qualifications 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • 2 or more years of Commercial and Consumer loan processing and/or documentation experience
  • High attention to detail and in-depth knowledge of rules, regulations and policies relating to loan documentation
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

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Description 

As a member of Bridgewater Bank’s Marketing team, the Marketing Intern will have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience and contribute to building the Bank’s brand. The ideal applicant will have a strong work ethic, great writing skills, keen attention to detail and is seeking professional growth.

The summer internship (June 1 – September 15) is a paid, full time (40 hours a week) position, with the possibility of full-time employment after the internship period. Additional hours during event periods may apply. Applicants must provide their availability.

Responsibilities 

The Marketing Intern is responsible for supporting activities related to the planning, coordination and execution of all bank events and marketing initiatives.

  • Curate relevant content (images and written) that convey Bridgewater Bank’s unconventional banking experience and culture to reach the Bank’s target audiences
  • Help maintain compliance standards for social channels
  • Monitor, listen and respond to users’ comments and feedback in a responsive manner
  • Report social media data (followers, engagement, impressions, etc.) to Director of Marketing on monthly basis
  • Provide support to the marketing team with event planning logistics, communications activities and miscellaneous marketing-related duties (30%).
  • Assist the marketing team with proofreading various communication materials, including advertisements, social media posts, news releases and print collateral

Qualifications 

  • Working toward a degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related field
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop) highly preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational, planning and project management skills
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to take initiative and manage projects from beginning to end
  • Outstanding writing skills and an eye for accuracy

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Description 

In the Senior Credit Analyst role, you will evaluate the financial condition of individuals and businesses that are applying for lending credit with the bank.

Responsibilities 

  • Collect, review and analyze loan requests, financial information, appraisals, title insurance, etc. for larger, more complex deals
  • Assist lenders with closings
  • Mentor Credit Analysts
  • Identify historical trends of businesses or markets
  • Prepare spreadsheets, reports, summaries and recommendations on loan structure/pricing for lenders
  • Conduct property inspections to ensure accuracy
  • Assign risk ratings to support loan requests
  • Prepare annual reviews of existing loan relationships
  • Prepare credit presentations to be used in the credit approval process including: cash flow analysis, forecasting of future performance, industry trends, and loan performance histories
  • Develop and maintain accurate records for lending clients and accounts
  • Assist loan and credit department managers with special projects for managing risks in the lending function
  • Maintain knowledge of all supporting software, compliance, and procedures as they relate to the loan department
  • Assist lenders in maintaining positive relationships with new and existing clients by providing timely feedback to client requests and questions
  • Adhere to the bank’s policies, procedures, security requirements and government regulations including (but not limited to) BSA.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business or related field
  • 2+ years of commercial real estate or commercial/industrial underwriting experience
  • Superior analytical/reasoning skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

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