1+ months


AgCountry Farm Credit Services is a cooperatively owned institution providing finance solutions to farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses.  We are looking to add a talented individual to join a team of finance professionals serving the syndicated loan market. 

Specifically, the position offered is within the AgCountry CFG group located in Minneapolis, MN.  AgCountry CFG is dedicated to serving large companies in the food, agribusiness, timber & forest products, paper & packaging, and beverage industries, as well as companies that invest in rural infrastructure, energy, utilities, and telecommunications.  Started in 1995, the group has over $7 billion in lending commitments under management.  AgCountry CFG is active in the syndicated loan market and provides a wide range of financing solutions, including revolving credit facilities, term debt, and project finance with a variety of terms and structures.

AgCountry CFG has an open position for a Credit Officer in its Minneapolis, MN office.  This critical position will provide analytical support for the lending function of CFG, which focuses on large capital markets lending transactions.  A solid understanding of credit is required as the position calls for the ability to underwrite complex credits, quantify risk, and make recommendations.  Specific responsibilities include: conducting client research and due diligence; analyzing client information; preparing comprehensive credit reports; making written and verbal recommendations; participating in the legal documentation review and closing process; providing ongoing monitoring and reporting of client activity; and assisting in maintaining the client database and the production of portfolio monitoring reports.  Ideal candidates must be self-motivated and take ownership of assignments while at the same time working in a team environment.  The position will report to the Senior Vice President Credit & Operations.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

         Perform extensive financial statement analysis and draw conclusions from that analysis

         Work with various CFG team members to prepare credit reports and make recommendations on lending opportunities and credit requests

         Present those recommendations to senior management and credit committee members

         Collaborate with CFG team members, accounting staff, legal counsel, administrative agents, and borrowers to underwrite, close, and fund transactions

         Analyze client reporting and provide ongoing credit administration and servicing


Required Qualifications:

         Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience (advanced degree, or interest in pursuing, is a plus)

         3 or more years of experience in lending, finance, accounting, agribusiness, or the equivalent

         Strong understanding of concepts relating to commercial lending, agribusiness, finance, and documentation

         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

         Strong organizational, time management, problem solving, analytical, and writing skills

         Ability to manage a diverse workload while working well and thriving in a team environment

         Understanding of, and proficiency in, various business/financial software applications, internet search engines, and other applications


Family friendly work environment
Investment in employee development, growth, and education
Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
401k 3% employer contribution, plus match up to 6%
Paid Time Off (vacation, sick leave, paid holidays)
Competitive incentive compensation plan
Disability & Life Insurance
Employee mental, physical, and financial wellness programs


Position will remain open until filled.


Posted: 2021-12-10 Expires: 2022-10-03

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Senior Credit Officer

AgCountry Farm Credit Services
Fargo, ND 58102

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