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

Secure Online Application

Apply online on our secure application site. You may direct any questions to Human Resources at humanresources@bankforward.com.

Apply by Mail

Alternatively, resumes and/or applications may be sent to: Bank Forward Human Resources Department, PO Box 7070, Fargo, ND 58106 or email to: humanresources@bankforward.com.

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Current Job Openings

Market President – Fargo, ND

Bank Forward in Fargo has an opening for a Market President. The Market President acts as a key resource in representing the bank to the community and market area it serves and is committed to leading the team to achieve bank and agency goals. He/she provides on-going guidance, direction and leadership to bank staff to ensure clear understanding of bank goals and bank operations while consistently creating superior customer experiences and coaching their team to emulate that behavior.

Responsibilities include driving new business development in the market area, setting a professional, positive example and standard of leadership and teamwork that results in achievement of our objectives, growing a loan portfolio, and developing customer relationships through community involvement. This position will also demonstrate exceptional customer service through performance and leadership, participate in community activities, partner with resource leaders to foster employees’ professional developments, communicate strategic goals, execute strategic initiative, and align employees’ development plans to achieve our goals.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or related field, a minimum of five years of lending experience, excellent verbal communication skills, must be detail oriented and possess extensive problem solving and leadership skills, be able to work independently, adapt to constant change, and have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and banking platform programs.

Senior Tax Manager – Fargo, ND

Bank-owned CPA firm is seeking a qualified leader to take on engagement management responsibility for a diverse portfolio of clients including primary client contact, tax planning and preparation as well as prioritizing and managing project workflow. This Senior Tax Manager position in our Fargo, ND office is primarily responsible for preparing tax returns as well as leading the team in delivering compliance and consulting services to individual clients and their trusts, estates, business concerns and charitable pursuits. Experience in Agriculture is preferred.

We desire an outgoing individual who has excellent writing, research, presentation and communication skills. Must be comfortable with business development and seeking new clients to grow the firm.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA designation are required. Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience with federal, state tax compliance and tax planning/consulting with a public accounting firm. Prior management of staff experience preferred. Top salary and benefits package includes sign-on bonus and ESOP participation.

Insurance Sales Agent – Fargo, ND

Insure Forward in Fargo has an opening for a full-time Insurance Sales Agent. Responsibilities will include the sales and service of Insure Forward products, developing new business, maximizing existing customer relationships and promoting the agency through community involvement.

We desire an outgoing individual who has excellent interpersonal, sales and customer service skills. Must possess strong time management and organizational skills. Must be licensed in Property & Casualty or willing to obtain licenses. Previous experience working in the insurance industry preferred.

Insurance Customer Service Agent – Grand Forks, ND

Insure Forward in Grand Forks has an opening for a full-time Customer Service Agent to assist agents in the servicing and quoting of commercial insurance accounts. Primary responsibilities will include supporting customers with policy service needs, maintaining current and new business accounts, and relationships with insurance carriers.

We desire an outgoing individual who has excellent customer service skills, is detail oriented, and possesses strong communication, computer, problem solving and organizational skills. Must be licensed or willing to obtain property and casualty licenses. Bachelor’s degree and three years of related experience or a combination of education and experience is preferred.

Administrative Assistant - Bagley, MN

Invest Forward has an opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant in Bagley, MN. This position will provide administrative support for the Bagley office. This position will also serve as the first point of contact for clients and will be responsible for answering and directing incoming phone calls, assisting with scheduling and preparation of meetings, and assisting with special projects as necessary.

Must be detail oriented, possess strong communication and customer service skills, and be able to perform independently and in a team environment. It is preferred that the incumbent has a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs, as well as CRM software and imaging experience. Previous customer service or administrative assistant experience, as well as MN Life and Health insurance licensing is preferred. A bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or finance or the equivalent in work experience is desired.

Administrative Assistant - Jamestown, ND

Bank Forward has an opening for an Administrative Assistant in Jamestown, ND. This position will provide administrative support by serving as the first point of contact for customers. This position will be responsible for answering and directing incoming phone calls, assisting with scheduling and preparation of meetings, and assisting with special projects as necessary.

Must be detail oriented, possess strong communication and customer service skills, and be able to perform independently and in a team environment. Must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs. Previous customer service or administrative assistant experience preferred.

Pictured: Employees at Fargo Groundbreaking April 30, 2018