Work Forward

Bank Forward is a progressive organization that fosters a deep level of customer trust, staff expertise and supports long-term partnerships.

At Bank Forward, our greatest asset is our employees. The commitment to our employees is shown by investing in them through a competitive compensation package, professional development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefit package, including Employee Stock Ownership. Working for a widely respected company with a rich tradition, in an atmosphere of enthusiasm, positivity, with a culture grounded in teamwork focused on the future is what can be expected at Bank Forward…It’s Simply the Forward Way!

Bank Forward is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Two Ways to Apply

Apply by emailing your resume to:

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Apply by Mail: Bank Forward Human Resources Department, PO Box 7070, Fargo, ND 58106.

Current Job Openings

Mortgage Loan Processor - Bemidji, MN

Full-time position opening for a Mortgage Loan Processor. Position will be responsible for assisting mortgage loan officers by preparing and processing real estate loan documentation, ordering appraisals, title work, flood certifications,verifications, and obtaining other necessary documentation needed for the underwriting process. Incumbent will serve as a resource to the lending team ensuring documents are complete and compliant with all regulations and processing of early disclosures and closing packages.

A working knowledge of laws and regulations related to processing mortgage loans is required. Computer skills, including knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet programs, and experience with Encompass LOS are preferred. Position may require travel for initial training. Associate’s Degree in business, accounting, finance or banking or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. One year of related experience or training preferred.

Personal Banker (Teller) - Bemidji, MN

Bank Forward in Bemidji,MN has an opening for a full-time Personal Banker. Hours would be Monday-Friday 8am-5pm with a rotating Saturday morning 9-12 shift. Responsibilities include teller duties and paying functions; bookkeeping; cross selling banking products and services; responding to customer inquiries; and answering phones promptly and courteously. Past experience in banking or retail store involving customer interaction and cash handling is preferred. We desire a professional customer service orientated individual who enjoys working with the public. High school diploma or GED required.

Tax Accountant - Jamestown, ND

Tax Forward has an opening for a full-time Tax Accountant in Jamestown, ND. This position will perform general accounting & payroll duties as well as provide compliance, research and planning of tax services and tax returns for individuals, partnerships and corporations. Experience in Agriculture is preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and tax experience in a public or business setting required. CPA designation is preferred but not required.

Personal Banking Officer - Carrington, ND

Opening for a full-time Personal Banking Officer. This position is responsible for identifying, assessing, pursuing and maintaining profitable, long-term banking relationships by satisfying customers’ financial needs. This includes the cross sale and referral of company products and services, as well as providing general banking services and assisting with the opening of new accounts. The Personal Banking Officer provides prompt, efficient and accurate service in the processing of banking transactions in accordance with established policies and procedures. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or finance or the equivalent in work experience.

Customer Service Agent/Administrative Assistant - Bagley, MN

Invest Forward has an opening for a full-time Customer Service Agent/Administrative Assistant in Bagley, MN. This position will be the first point of contact for Invest and Insure Forward Bagley and provide assistance to Invest and Insure clients. Work with team members in new business and servicing existing individual and group clients with their investment and insurance needs. This position will also provide administrative support to the office by answering and directing incoming phone calls and assisting with scheduling and preparation of meetings.

A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs, as well as CRM software and imaging experience is preferred. Previous customer service or administrative assistant experience, as well as being licensed or willing to obtain health and life insurance licenses is required. This position has the expectation of a career pathway to becoming a full licensed agent. A degree in accounting, business, or finance or the equivalent in work experience is not necessary but preferred and will be considered.

Pictured: Employees at Fargo Groundbreaking April 30, 2018