Essential Federal Credit Union

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$358 Million

Contact Information:

Jasmine Morehead | 281.719.2126

[email protected]

Essential Federal Credit Union

Vice President of Finance

Position Summary
Essential Federal Credit Union is searching for a finance executive to join their team as Vice President of Finance. This role will oversee the Finance, Accounting, and Treasury functions and help to create the financial strategy of the credit union. Other duties include; develop, implement, and maintain finance related systems; timely and accurate preparation of financial, management, regulatory, and tax related agency reports; annual budget development and ongoing variance analysis. This position will coordinate the daily operations of the finance functions, oversee the secondary market activities and ensure all activities are aligned with liquidity, interest rate risk, and income objectives of the credit union. The successful candidate will serve as a member of the ALCO and oversee preparation of ALM reports and trends. The ideal candidate will exhibit strong leadership and motivational skills, be a team builder, and help the credit union build upon its continued success. A Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or related field from an accredited college is required. CPA certificate or Masters degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or closely related field is preferred.

Company Profile
Essential Federal Credit Union was originally chartered in 1972 by a small group of Dow Chemical employees dedicated to building a financial institution that would provide outstanding financial services…at the lowest possible cost. Essential is a community-chartered Credit Union serving the nine parishes of the Greater Baton Rouge Community. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Ascension, Livingston, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, and St. Helena can become a member. Today, Essential FCU serves more than 42,000 members with assets reaching $358 million. To learn more, visit

Community Profile
Baton Rouge, Louisiana is home to all things Louisiana with a prime, central location, just an hour away from New Orleans and Lafayette. The city houses over 300 years of history, much of which can be tasted in the delectable food, seen in the unique architecture, and learned through the unique arts and culture scene. Baton Rouge is home to the main campus of Louisiana State University and several smaller colleges. The city buzzes with the energy of youth while holding fast to its traditions in Southern lifestyle and historic sites. Baton Rouge is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

An excellent competitive compensation package will be offered to the selected candidate.

You may recommend others for candidacy by contacting Jasmine Morehead, Executive Recruiter at (800) 367-0433, extension 126 or [email protected].

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