Collateral Valuation Analyst IV

Location: Bismarck, Fargo, or Telecommute*

Status: Full-time

Deadline: 7/26/2021

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – Bank of North Dakota is launching an exciting new program to provide collateral valuation services for our financial institution partners across the state of North Dakota. The hired employee may work remotely but is expected to be a North Dakota resident.

* This position may be located in Bank of North Dakota’s Bismarck or Fargo locations; or has the option to work remotely while residing within the state of North Dakota.

Summary of Work

Responsibilities to include: completing collateral valuations for commercial, agricultural, and residential real estate as well as equipment, machinery, and aircraft, etc.; collateral valuation services to include preparation of ag and commercial real estate evaluations, appraisal reviews of certified appraisals, and independent affirmations of ag and commercial real estate evaluations prepared by the financial institution; collecting, investigating, documenting and maintaining comparable sales information; performing other duties as assigned, such as special projects;  representing and communicating the mission and values of Bank of North Dakota; and complying with its conduct policy, security policy and confidentiality expectations. This position reports to the collateral valuation manager.

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field. A professional designation such as a certified general appraiser, or an extensive background in real estate valuation may substitute for the education requirement. A minimum of three years of work-related experience as an appraiser, as an apprentice to an appraiser, or bank/credit union employee or independent contractor working on behalf of a financial institution with primary duties in collateral valuation. Appraisal license and/or certification is preferred but not required. Experience in credit analysis, financial analysis, or accounting is also preferred but not required. Applicant must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, use sound judgment, and be a self-starter. Applicant must also be able to communicate effectively in person, by phone, and in writing.