Branch Operations Specialist April 28, 2021

April 28, 2021, Alabama Farm Credit, Cullman, AL

Location: Cullman, AL Administration Office/Agribusiness Division
Salary: Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
Reports To: Senior Agribusiness Lender

Company Profile

Alabama Farm Credit is an aggressively growing $1.08 billion Farm Credit association dedicated to the financial needs of our rural communities. In short, we help fund new ways to grow food, generate energy, access technology, and otherwise improve life in rural America. A career at Alabama Farm Credit can offer you the opportunity to make a personal impact on the people and communities where we do business. The institution is headquartered in Cullman, AL with five offices that serve the northern twenty-seven (27) counties of Alabama. We continue to serve the agricultural related needs of the two major metropolitan areas of Alabama in Birmingham and Huntsville. We also provide competitive compensation, health and wellness benefits, company-funded retirement plan, “best in market” matching 401(k), and professional development programs.

Position Summary

The Branch Operations Specialist is responsible for performing senior-level loan administration of a complex nature that requires evaluation, independence, and the ability to anticipate and identify what is needed to successfully administer a commercial loan from application to closing. The ideal candidate should be able to develop new processes and procedures for recommendation to the Senior Agribusiness Lender.

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Agricultural Economics, Finance, or related field plus five (5) or more years of financial operations, loan support operations, accounting, or banking experience. Commercial loan experience required. Experience reviewing attorney prepared legal documents preferred. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment while performing a broad range of simultaneous duties, and have the prior knowledge to grasp processes quickly, accurately, and efficiently.

Job Purpose and Scope

  • Organizes loan applicant information for review and analysis by loan officers and inputs pertinent loan data into delivery system.
  • Prepares loan closing documents and related materials.
  • Collects loan payments and performs related tasks required to service loans.
  • Answers customer inquiries and resolves routine issues while fostering good customer relations.
  • Prepares documents and correspondence for association reports.
  • May assist loan officers in gathering and maintaining collateral information for input into the delivery system.


  • An outstanding company-wide incentive program
  • Accommodating and flexible vacation and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 401(k) plan with up to a 9% employer contribution/match
  • Affordable health, dental, and vision plans
  • Employer paid life insurance and disability
  • Tuition reimbursement (100%)
  • Up to $800/year wellness reimbursement
  • Company paid clothing allowance
  • Company paid cell phone and laptop

Apply or Request Additional Information

If you would like to apply, please send your resume to:

Alabama Farm Credit, ACA
Attn: Brandi Jones
P. O. Box 639
Cullman, AL 35056-0639

Requirements of the job include the ability to do the work, with or without reasonable accommodations. It is the Association's policy to make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Leadership retains the right to add, subtract or change duties of the position at any time.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than "at will" employment relationship.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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