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When you work for Centra, you aren’t just working for a great financial institution. You’re working for the benefit of all of our members. As a Centra Team Member, you have the opportunity to be part of an awesome team and to make a difference in somebody’s life!

Who We’re Looking For

You might be a good fit for our culture if you are:

  • Friendly and helpful
  • Service oriented
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive, passionate, and accountable

Benefits

Centra offers competitive compensation and benefits. When you work with us, you’ll enjoy a professional environment with a family-focused culture, commitment to work-life balance, and opportunities to develop.

For Full-Time Team Members

For Full-Time and Part-Time Team Members

Paid Personal Time Paid Vacation
Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Paid Family & Community Time
Employer Paid Life, ADD & Short/Long Term Disability Insurance Paid Parental & Elder Care Time Off
Tuition Reimbursement Paid Holidays (9 full & 2 half)
Paid Bereavement
401-K (with company matching)
HSA Accounts
Bonus programs, including Partners in Performance Program
Employee Assistance Program

Available Positions

Member Service Associate (Full-Time) – Columbus, Shelbyville, Edinburgh, Seymour, Carmel, Sellersburg, and New Albany, IN.  Individuals often begin their career with Centra as a Member Service Associate; this is because our Member Service positions comprise the majority of positions within the organization. The MSA is a member-facing position committed to providing exceptional service and product education/referrals to our members at each transaction or interaction. In the industry, similar positions are most often called Tellers. The successful candidate for a MSA position must have a high school diploma or GED, cash handling experience, and a strong commitment to exceptional member service (typically gained through customer service experience, which is preferred but not required).

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Member Service Associate (Part-Time) – Madison, New Albany, Scottsburg (Walmart), IN. and Jamestown, NY.  Individuals often begin their career with Centra as a Member Service Associate; this is because our Member Service positions comprise the majority of positions within the organization. The MSA is a member-facing position committed to providing exceptional service and product education/referrals to our members at each transaction or interaction. In the industry, similar positions are most often called Tellers. The successful candidate for a MSA position must have a high school diploma or GED, cash handling experience, and a strong commitment to exceptional member service (typically gained through customer service experience, which is preferred but not required).

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Accounting Specialist (Full-Time) – Columbus, IN – Assign correct general ledger account numbers and vendor codes to invoices.  Pay all approved Credit Union invoices allocating properly to branches.  Discuss with vendors questions about bills to be paid or already paid.   Resolve various types of inquiries from branch and other department personnel.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Daily conducts business transactions and answers general inquiries via telephone with vendors or fellow employees.
  • Daily pay credit union invoices and accounts payable.
  • Daily monitors internal accounts to run entries for invoices that come out through ACH.
  • Daily sets up vendors through Internet sites to pay invoices.
  • Monthly post month end financial data.
  • Monthly order accounting supplies.
  • Annually processes 1099’s to vendors and remits documentation to Federal Reserve.
  • Annually attends BSA/Compliance training and complies with all applicable requirements.
  • Reconcile the check register with bank statements.
  • Back up indirect dealer payments.
  • All other duties as assigned.

The position requires skills, education/ training and experience in the following areas:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Up to twelve months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Accounting, Organization, Deductive Reasoning, and PC Skills
  • General Ledger System – Back Office and Front Office
  • Excel, Fedline Advantage, and Prologue Experience

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Contact Center Service Agent I (Part-Time and Full-Time) – Columbus, IN – This position is responsible for positive member experience delivery through consecutive sales and service performance that occurs primarily through interaction with members over the phone, on the Internet, by fax or mail using various desktop applications and best practices.  Responsible for meeting and serving the financial needs of all members through promoting and selling Credit Union products and services based upon member needs.  Responsible for providing first contact resolution and service recovery through cognitive thinking and actively listening to the needs of the member.  Practices issue resolution from basic to complex, employing active problem solving and account analysis to provide solutions based on member needs.  Performs account opening, closing, payment processing, mail payment processing, maintenance functions, and higher level technical troubleshooting for all types of products and services.  Practice empowered decision-making skills to best serve members and the rest of the Credit Union Team.  Assists employees and managers in responding to a variety of member needs by providing support to Credit Union branches.

The position requires skills, education/ training and experience in the following areas:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three years related experience (financial service experience preferred) and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Accounting, organization, analytical and deductive reasoning skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Interpersonal skills and superior communication, particularly via phone, email and internet
  • Member service and sales skills
  • Tremendous time management

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Contact Center Administrative Agent (Full-Time) – Columbus, IN – This position is responsible for administrative processing and work flow of member requests. During peak times and as needed this position will seamlessly transition to providing first contact service resolution and service recovery for our members.  Responsible for positive member experience delivery through consecutive service performance that occurs primarily through interaction with members over the phone, on the Internet, by fax or mail using various desktop applications and best practices.  Responsible for providing first contact resolution and service recovery through cognitive thinking and actively listening to the needs of the member.  Practices issue resolution from basic to complex, employing active problem solving and account analysis to provide solutions based on member needs.  Performs account opening, closing, payment processing, mail payment processing, maintenance functions, and higher level technical troubleshooting for all types of products and services.  Practice empowered decision-making skills to best serve members and the rest of the Credit Union Team.  Assists employees and managers in responding to a variety of member needs by providing support to Credit Union branches.

The position requires skills, education/ training and experience in the following areas:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three years related experience (financial service experience preferred) and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Accounting skills
  • Data entry skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organization skills
  • Sales skills
  • Time management skills

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Transaction Processing Manager (Full-Time) – Columbus, IN – This position directs the operations of the Transaction Processing group of the Deposit Operations Department, including ACH, Wires, Check Processing, Returns, Payroll Distribution, & Courtesy Pay.  Prepares management reports, ensures complete, accurate, compliant, and timely processing of member transactions.  Serves as expert consultation for management.  Interacts with Centra staff regarding member inquiries.  Writes and maintains procedures within the department.  Approves international wires, and facilitates staff training and development. May serve as primary contact for auditors and examiners for all Transaction Processing.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Directs the operations of the Transaction Processing Group focusing on compliance, member service, and operational effectiveness.  Hires, trains, manages and evaluates including work plan, annual performance review, etc.
  • Coordinates with Member Operations to foster process improvement and facilitate Centra-wide program effectiveness.
  • Oversees ACH operations and assures NACHA compliance.
  • Supports AVP Deposit Operations with Transaction Processing projects, objectives, & programs.  Provides consultation to AVP Deposit Operations and Sr. Management on all matters related to Transaction Processing.
  • Develops and Trains staff.
  • Processes International wires, oversees compliance for all transaction processing, and oversees all domestic wire operations.
  • Oversees and supports all activity related to Courtesy Pay and overdrawn accounts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The position requires skills, education/ training and experience in the following areas:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University; One to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Organization, Accounting, Deductive Reasoning, Time Management, Detail Oriented, and Analytical Skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Technology Skills:  ability to utilize current personal computer technology to perform accounting functions.  This includes maintaining functional software knowledge of operating systems, spreadsheets, word processing and other accounting software.

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Staff Internal Auditor (Full-Time) – Columbus, IN – This position is responsible for performing assigned audits as scheduled in the Audit Plan through planning and follow-up.  Works closely with senior managers and the credit union team, to assess risks and controls.  Works with CPA firms and auditors to facilitate external audits.  Assists in regulatory examinations and internal audit functions as assigned.  Supports the Director of Internal Audit, including acting as a resource through empowered decision making in the absence of the Director of Internal Audit.  Responsible for preparing reporting information and participating in Supervisory Committee meetings.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducts or assists with scheduled internal audits as directed in the Audit Plan and as requested by supervisor.
  • Prioritizes all outstanding audits and completes all audits in a timely manner and with high level attention to detail, planning and follow-up.
  • Works with supervisor, as well as senior management and the Credit Union Team to assess risks and apply/develop necessary controls.
  • Works with supervisor and CPA Firms on external audits.
  • Applies knowledge of auditing standards, procedures, and techniques to all audits.
  • Evaluates audit information for accurate conclusions and effective solutions to minimize risk.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of Credit Union’s risks and controls.
  • Comply with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards).
  • All other duties as assigned.

The position requires skills, education/ training and experience in the following areas:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in experience.
  • One to three years related experience and/or training preferred.
  • Certified Internal Auditor or ability to obtain
  • Microsoft Office suite of products (Excel, Word)
  • Organization, Accounting/Auditing, Deductive Reasoning, Analytical, Verbal/Written Communications Skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of business operations and control procedures
  • Knowledge of credit unions and/or financial institutions

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Executive Assistant (Full-Time) – Columbus, IN – Reporting directly to the President and CEO, the Executive Assistant provides executive support and serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the CEO.  The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects.  The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, have strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills; be adaptable, flexible and welcoming of change; and have the ability to maintain balance among multiple priorities.  The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently and must be able to work under pressure at times, provide conceptual and critical feedback with a high level of trust, and be able to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with complete discretion.

The position requires skills, education/ training and experience in the following areas:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university
  • Three to five years’ administrative experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office with strong attention to detail and documentation skills, able to transcribe verbal and written notes effectively and efficiently.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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Senior Business Systems Analyst (Full-Time) – Columbus, IN – This position oversees various activities surrounding Information Systems including but not limited to development, configuration, testing, implementation and ongoing support of the core processing, e-commerce, lending, accounting, document management, and other business applications. This includes working with the business units to review, train, implement and support business applications.  Provides expert technical skills on various business application projects and initiatives. Provides consultation or expert advice to business users and management. Assists the AVP of Information Systems with development and implementation of strategic and tactical business application solutions.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Analysis – Collaborate with users to evaluate opportunities to implement or improve products, channels, service, and operations.  Gather and analyze business requirements, translate requirements into recommendations, and implement solutions to meet business objectives.
  • Maintain detailed working knowledge of various business processes and related system applications to provide technical and operational guidance to Centra business area staff and management.  Research vendor offerings that may benefit the business areas.
  • Support the development, configuration, testing, and implementation of business applications and the DNA core processing system. Provide application training as required.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on software applications and core system enhancements and changes, in support of business operations.
  • Manage and ensure effectives of business information systems including, loan origination systems, accounts payable systems, collections systems, and operational systems.
  • Work with users and/or vendors to troubleshoot and resolve issues with applications.  Complete work requests to support users in the application environment.  Provide assistance with Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity planning.
  • Coordinate and/or perform project work within and across business units, ensure deadlines are met and desired results are achieved per Centra policy and best practice.
  • Collaborate with lines of business to evaluate opportunities to implement or improve systems and applications.

The position requires skills, education/ training and experience in the following areas:

  • Associates degree; Three to five years computer related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint
  • Application Management experience
  • 5 + years Information Systems experience (Financial systems experience preferred)
  • Fiserv DNA core system experience preferred
  • Loan Origination/Servicing systems experience
  • Accounts Payable systems experience
  • Disaster Recovery experience

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Assistant Vice President of Loss Mitigation (Full-Time) – Columbus, IN – This position is responsible for leadership and business performance including overall strategy and execution of the Account Recovery and Fraud departments and the ongoing supervision of the Fraud Department. The AVP of Loss Mitigation is responsible for enterprise wide loss mitigation.  Analyzes and identifies potential loss issues and trends. Recommends strategies and actions to address negative trends and isolation of impacting factors and/or risk factors that have been identified. Develops, implements, and evaluates mitigation methods to reduce the risk of losses from various causes including but not limited to from abusive and/or fraudulent account activity.  Responsible for developing regular updates, presentations, facilitating discussion, reviews and training for various departments, team members, and senior management as needed to ensure awareness and high performance related to matters of fraud and loss mitigation. Provide polished and concise data reports and clear data visualizations for management including informing them of historical trends, risks, forecasts, opportunities and recommendations for navigating the competitive landscape. Responsible for tactical fraud and loss mitigation analysis of systems, such as DNA, Temenos, and Verafin, etc., to identify patterns, habits and trends of fraud to prevent or minimize losses.  Supervises the day to day activities of the fraud department. Sets the strategic direction and procedures on investigating of claims of fraud against the member or credit union as well as ensuring accurate and appropriate response and evidence provided to law enforcement agencies and members. Effectively prioritizes the team’s workload and ensures the team is keeping projects on time and budget, reporting progress, managing expectations and risk.

The position requires skills, education/ training and experience in the following areas:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university in business or law
  • Five to eight years’ experience directly related to fraud, risk, or loss mitigation
  • Retail Banking experience preferred
  • Strong service orientation
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of legal and regulatory compliance related to loss, fraud, collections and bankruptcy
  • Ability to independently identify meaningful signals within data and pursue their explanation without the prompting of stakeholders
  • Deductive reasoning, Organization, Supervisory, and Presentation skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Understanding and application of Lean Six Sigma principles preferred
  • Training and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Project Manager (Full-Time) – Columbus, IN – This position is responsible for the implementation of all significant corporate projects across Centra’s lines of business from inception to completion.  This position will act as a liaison working closely with senior management and the lines of business to ensure the collaboration and overall success execution of projects.  Throughout the project and implementation this position is responsible for resource utilization, budget, ensuring project remains on schedule, appropriate communication and reports to all stakeholders, and the execution of project work plans.  This position performs periodic analysis of completed projects to mend new or unanticipated issues and continuously improve systems.  Performs workflow analysis to improve productivity and to alleviate bottlenecks, and is responsible for multitasking multiple projects.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Projects may be assigned to this position as a specific predetermined initiative to meet business plan or other objectives or this position may be assigned to conduct a needs analysis to determine and provide recommendations if a particular project or course of action is needed.
  • Responsible for developing project strategy, scope, objectives, requirements, resource allocation, deadlines, and deliverables.  Responsible for presenting proposal to senior management or stakeholders, revising plans as needed to reach buy in and approval for project.
  • Manages all aspects of approved projects from inception through post project implementation review.   This includes but is not limited to vendor selection process, vendor due diligence, negotiating contracts, developing and maintaining project plans, forecasting schedules, ensuring receipt of permits and licenses as needed, ensuring project completion within schedule and budget, ensuring quality work by vendors and those working on the project, implementation, ensuring project deliverables are met and seeing the project through the closing stages.
  • Facilitates elimination of project obstacles.  Manages and implements project changes/interventions to achieve completion.  Acts as a liaison to expedite projects or problem resolution.
  • Collaborates and provides regular updates to stakeholders/impacted lines of business to ensure cross functional support for project.
  • Manages the project team to accomplish the project goals.
  • Ensures projects are executed in compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure the impacted line of business or stakeholders have received thorough training on new system, process, etc. if relevant to the project.
  • Conduct project post implementation review.
  • Performs system and workflow analysis to improve productivity and to alleviate bottlenecks.

This position requires skills, education/training and experience in the following areas:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university
  • Five to seven years related experience and/or training
  • Project Management Certification and/or Six Sigma Certification, preferred
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Valid Driver’s License required

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Don’t see the perfect position right now? We’re growing and adding new positions all the time.   Send us your resume and we will review to see if you’re the right fit for a new position/role with Centra.  It’s an exciting time of growth for Centra and we don’t want to miss discovering you and the professional skills you would bring to the Centra family!  Thanks for thinking of us for your career.

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Interested applicants are encouraged to download the Employment Application or stop by your nearest branch to pick up an application. This PDF is a fillable form, and can be completed and signed electronically. When complete, email to hrrecruiting@centra.org.

Employment Application (PDF)

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If you’re unfamiliar with fillable forms, you can download, print and fill out the application manually, then email to hrrecruiting@centra.org or mail to: Human Resources, Centra Credit Union, PO Box 789, Columbus, IN 47202.

Centra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.