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Emerging Leaders Program Associate

At Heartland Financial USA, INC., we’re your career destination!

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (Heartland) is seeking an Emerging Leaders Program Associate to join our growing team in Dubuque, IA. The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) will go through a rigorous 18-24 months of training, project management, technology testing, learning and development, and other high/immediate impact responsibilities. ELP Associates will work with Tier 1 projects and other priority projects and their managers to develop and implement new systems, ideas and products. They will present to leaders at Heartland their findings over a year-long study of banking and the industry on what innovations can be utilized to improve the company. They may travel to the member banks and rollout systems training on the various new technologies being integrated. Upon successful completion of the program they will be fast tracked into strategic roles.

1. 1-3 years of financial, banking, sales or related business experience
2. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance and Economics.
3. Basic financial knowledge
4. Strong detail and analytical skills
5. Persuasive communication
6. Track record of obtaining results in past roles
7. High level of initiative and accountability
8. Ability to work independently or on a team
9. Involved in extracurricular activities and professional groups

At Heartland Financial USA, Inc., we are one of the top 100 bank holding companies nationwide, Heartland delivers high-quality financial products and service to clients in the Midwestern, Southwestern and Western United States. This means great resources and career opportunities for our staff! We can provide you the training and support to develop a great career at Heartland Financial USA, Inc. If you long to join a successful team while expanding your professional skills and experience, then explore a career with us today!
We’re committed to being an Employer of Choice providing a positive, professional work culture that takes care of the welfare of our team members. We believe in:

Talent Development – We provide resources to support internal career growth
Recognition and Reward – We provide competitive compensation and rewards programs 
Corporate Citizenship – We’re committed to making a difference in our communities 
Balance – We believe in balance between work, leisure, and wellness
Empowerment – We help people grow professionally through empowerment to make decisions and take responsibility for them 

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including:
• Paid time off, community volunteering, parental leave, and Holidays.
• Tuition Benefit plan
• 401k Retirement plan with company match & Discretionary Profit Sharing plan
• Subsidized Medical and Dental insurance 
• Free Life and Disability insurance coverage
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Voluntary Vision, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, and Accident plans
• Employee Assistance program for staff and family members

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