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“Did we help someone grow their business today?” is painted on our office wall accompanied by handwritten success stories from satisfied customers. It’s the motivation that brings our 26 employees into the office every day.  “Big Picture” – we sell money.  We provide equipment financing that helps businesses acquire the equipment needed to grow; the programs we offer also help equipment providers sell more effectively to their customers. We partner with thousands of distributors and vendors across the country to provide custom financing solutions that benefit both seller and customer.   In short, we take GREAT PRIDE helping businesses become successful.

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Sales – Business Development Specialist

Job Purpose:

This position will be responsible for both developing new business and managing existing relationships. New opportunities can be acquired through a variety of strategies: telemarketing, customer visits, online searches, attending specific equipment industry tradeshows, and referrals. Existing relationships may be transferred from existing books of business or from internally sourced referrals. This position works with the specific goal of identifying and growing profitable relationships and expediting the growth to reach predetermined annual funding goals.


Job Duties
:
  • Responsible for establishing new contacts to generate additional business opportunities through cold calling, investigating company-generated leads, prospecting, and closing sales.
  • Implement and develop vendor manufacturing and dealer network finance programs across numerous industries.
  • Will consistently increase knowledge and effectively communicate equipment financing and leasing product offerings to drive conversion and development of relationships.
  • Provide the highest level of service to existing clients and proactively seek to deepen and enhance the relationship that can lead to the identification of future business opportunities.
  • Will be responsible for maintaining good working relationships within the company including Underwriting, Documentation, and Funding departments.

Education, Job Skills, and Qualifications
:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a business or sales-related field.
  • 2+ years outside or inside sales experience in the financial services-related field or marketing experience within a finance environment.
  • High degree of self-motivation, a self-starter, and driven.
  • Creative, productive, and forward-thinking.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as sales/closing skills.
  • Leadership skills and confidence in own abilities.
  • Ability to effectively interact in a positive manner with customers as well as both internal and external partners.
  • Passion for selling and a strong set of personal goals for achievement.
  • Detailed-oriented and highly organized.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft products.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a business or sales-related field.
  • 2+ years outside or inside sales experience with a finance background.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent sales and closing skills.
Compensation:
  • We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience.
  • To kick-start your employment at North Star Leasing, we provide warm leads and classroom training by our team of professionals.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet;

For inquiries regarding employment with North Star Leasing a division of Peoples Bank, contact:

Jason NadeauVP Leasing Sales Manager  [email protected]  |  802-860-3586

Funding Support Specialist

Job Purpose:

This position is supporting North Star Leasing Division of Peoples Bank (https://www.northstarleasing.com) and will be responsible for assisting the Sales Team by assembling complete documentation packages and submitting them to the Funding Team. This position is responsible for all deals once the signed documents are returned. Will work with the customer, vendor, and sales representative to move deals from “Docs In” to “Funded”. Will ensure deals have met all credit and documentation requirements and forward to the Funding Department for processing.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for deal transactions once the signed documents are returned by the customer.
  • Ensures required signatures and dates are complete on preliminary package documents.
  • Confirm that all required documents are received and executed properly.
  • Will compare documents to the credit approval to assure all credit requirements are met.
  • Responsible for the tracking, follow up and review of missing documentation, improperly executed documents, and invoices. Will ensure items are accurate and returned in the designated time frame.
  • Verify business addresses for compliance with “know your customer” regulatory requirements.
  • Communicate ongoing status of documentation with sales representatives, funding and documentation teams, and other participants in the funding process.
  • Confirm that the documentation package is complete before forwarding it to funding.

Education, Job Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree preferred
  • 2 + years of customer service experience preferred
  • Proficient use of technology required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, task and detailed oriented environment required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required
  • Excellent phone manners & customer service skills
  • Positive attitude & aggressive personality to get results

Basic Qualifications:

  • Able to provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination or valid exemption documentation.
  • 2 years of administrative or customer service experience required.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet;
For inquiries regarding employment with Peoples Bank, email: [email protected]

Lease

Job Purpose:
This position will be supporting the North Star Leasing Division of Peoples Bank (https://www.northstarleasing.com.) Responsibilities will include completing daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual tasks, as assigned, to facilitate the monthly general ledger close process, as well as the quarterly and annual reporting requirements. Additionally, will review and post journal entries of 4 team members. Will need to take ownership of duties. Ability to cross-train duties and use critical and analytical thinking related to generally accepted accounting standards. Provide back-up and support to other funding and accounting team members. Assist with the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statement closing process and related documentation of internal controls.
Job Duties:
  • Ownership of the division’s general ledger accounts and their associated reconciliations.
  • Will be responsible for using critical and analytical thinking related to generally accepted accounting standards to efficiently and effectively complete job expectations.
  • Responsible for expense budget, invoice submission, and coordination of vendor setup within Accounts Payable software.
  • Responsible for sale tax procedures which includes reconciling and filing returns and coordinating combined returns with Peoples Bank.
  • Responsible for a thorough understanding of the financial systems and software and policies and procedures. Will train others on these principles and act as a lead resource for the department.
  • Demonstrate an above-average knowledge of assigned accounting area(s), and understand and observe the need for internal controls.
  • Must be able to work independently with limited instruction/supervision in the completion of assigned tasks and projects.
Education, Experience, and Job Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related degree from an accredited college or university required or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of three years of accounting experience.
  • Basic understanding of lease accounting.
  • Able to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced and changing work environment.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office, including intermediate-level Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills – team members, peers, and management.
  • Proven ability to plan and organize resources to achieve goals.
  • Continue professional development through self-training, participation in recommended courses, job-related in-house training, seminars, and/or professional certifications.
  • Developed listening, problem-solving, and time management skills.
  • Must be composed under pressure and demonstrate the ability to effectively handle conflict.
  • Must be a team player.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Able to provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination or valid exemption documentation
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Minimum of three years of verifiable accounting experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet;
For inquiries regarding employment with Peoples Bank, email: [email protected]