Northern Initiatives Prosperity. Money and Know How


Come help us build communities, create jobs and support families! Northern Initiatives (NI) is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution that provides loans and business services to small business owners and entrepreneurs, with a renewed focus on people of color and underserved areas of Michigan. We are one of the nation’s most respected lenders – and we’re growing! You will make an immediate impact on our team.

Commercial Loan Assistant

The Commercial Loan Assistant is responsible for assisting Loan Officers with processing new loan requests, creating loan closing documentation, conducting due diligence tasks and performing assigned portfolio management duties. The Commercial Loan Assistant may assist with training entry level commercial loan assistant(s). Click the position title above for more information.


Accounting Coordinator

The Accounting Coordinator will provide accounting support to the Accounting Manager and Northern Initiatives’ Lending Department. This includes the maintenance of all financial files and ledgers of the corporation, processing accounts payable, receivable, payroll, loan fund accounting, and other related duties. Responsibilities also include processing payroll and making the related tax and benefits payments. Confidentiality of financial matters is of utmost importance and a key ingredient for the successful employee in this position. This is a part-time (.5 FTE) entry-level position. Click the position title above for more information.


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