06 Mar
Montana, Bozeman

About the Role

First Security Bank is a Financial Institution with 8 branches located in Bozeman, Four Corners, Belgrade, Three Forks, West Yellowstone, and Big Sky Montana. We are dedicated to serving Gallatin Valley communities. We work hard to bring you the best rates in the industry combined with the most secure banking practices. Our mission is to ensure customer/employee satisfaction and retention; as well as financial growth. We are known for providing one-on-one client services with comprehensive banking solutions for our clients. Our vision is to be the financial institution and employer of choice.

First Security Bank is a growing company with opportunities. We see our growth strategy as an opportunity to not only increase market presence, but also add top talent to our team of professionals.

As an intern you will gain valuable work experience in a professional environment. Our interns play an essential role in the departments they are part of, working on special projects, and networking with our teams. Internship runs from May-August


This individual will work closely with our team of Credit Analysts, Commercial Lenders, and Loan Servicing team members, including performing research, compiling data and making recommendations.

Works under general supervision, performs routine duties related to preparing and, assembling documentation. Such as writing queries, modifying Excel spreadsheets, etc.

Interpersonal skills to meet and deal effectively with the banks in a courteous manner responding to a variety of situations with professional discretion.

Well developed written and verbal communication skills to maintain quality customer service in all aspects of the position.

Good math and organizational skills to ensure the maintenance of complete, accurate audit documentation and follow-up.

Has open communications with supervisor through sharing and accepting suggestions and ideas. Adjustments to change are made as necessary while maintaining a positive attitude

About You


  • Currently enrollend in the Montana State University Business Banking program

  • Be pursing a degree in Finance or Accounting.

  • Desire to purse a career in Community Banking.

  • A high degree of reliability and dependability used to follow-through and meet commitments and agreements in a timely manner.

  • Exhibits excellent responsiveness and follow-up in assuming responsibility for and delivering on commitments.

  • Demonstrated high level of quality, accuracy and attention to detail.


Input financial statement data into company software and analyze to determine credit worthiness of client.Prepare cash flow worksheets to demonstrate borrower's ability to repay loans.Gain exposure to the loan approval process by completing credit authorization worksheets. Input data, build tables, and borrowers relationships into presentation.Develop a working knowledge of loan policy and gain the ability to communicate its interpretation to loan committee.Research regulations and compliance related to bank policy and procedures. Scans credit file documents, then reviews the documents insuring the image quality and file is complete.Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed, including special projects as assigned.Shadow Commercial Lender and Business Development Officer during the sales call process with prospective clients.

Excellent customer service skills and previous customer service experience preferred.Ability to demonstrate proficiency in many systems and software used by First Security Bank employees.Projects a professional image to maintain credibility with customers and associates.Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.Ability and willingness to learn and adapt to new tools, techniques and procedures. Excellent problem-solving skills.

Ability to work independently to carry out assigned tasks.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with moderate noise level.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to: sit; use hands in repetitive motions to finger, grasp, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to: stand; walk; and lift or reach with hands and arms.

Must be able to operate routine office equipment including computer terminals and keyboards, telephones, copiers, facsimiles