Work for FAME, work for Maine’s future.

FAME helps Maine families save for, access, and pay for higher education. FAME helps Maine businesses remain vital and thrive by providing innovative financial solutions. Our team is known for being easy to work with, adaptable, and committed to our customers. We’re looking for people who want to work for a bright future for Maine.

Benefits

  • Mission driven organization
  • A comprehensive benefits package:
    • Medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners
    • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
    • Life insurance, short-term and Long-term disability insurance ~ no cost
    • Long-term care ~ no cost to you (and upgrade options available)
  • Earned time (12 vacation and 8 sick days in your first year of service and 15 vacation and 8 sick days after 1 year)
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Jury duty pay
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Lunch & Learn sessions
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness and activity programs with incentives (health and financial wellness programs)
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Direct access to supervisors and management to address issues and concerns
Commercial Loan Assistant

FAME is seeking a knowledgeable, driven and compassionate individual to become part of the Business Team as a Commercial Loan Assistant. The individual in this position provides support and assistance to the loan officers for the commercial loan programs. This will include drafting authorizations, commitment letters, note revisions, extensions, etc. The position works closely with the legal department to obtain approval on documents created before they are provided to the lenders and/or borrowers. This role shall maintain credit files, essential document files, service accounts, and databases to ensure compliance with loan documentation and efficient administration of the programs. The individual will also be responsible for greeting and assisting customers on the phone, in person, or via email.  Ensure customer issues are handled in a timely and accurate manner with a high degree of professionalism resulting in customer satisfaction.

Starting Salary Range: $19.00 – $21.00/hour

This position is a full-time permanent role with benefits.

The successful candidate will meet the following minimum education, experience and work requirements:

  • Minimum two-year college degree in business or two years of experience in a related field (or an appropriate combination of education and work experience).  
  • Minimum of two years related work experience in banking, commercial loan servicing or processing preferred.  
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in interpersonal relations. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer, time management and problem-solving skills are required.  
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment are required.
  • Must possess a positive, achievement-oriented attitude to build strong relationships with all partners, vendors and staff.
  • Motivated, self-starter with proven team building skills.

FAME is an EOE, women, minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Senior Accountant

FAME is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to become part of the Finance Team as a Senior Accountant. This position provides a variety of higher-level accounting services for the Authority, including preparing and posting journal entries, review of journal entries prepared by others, preparing account reconciliations, review of reconciliations prepared by others, preparing work papers for auditors, preparing financial forecasts and analyses, and working on special projects. The position includes working extensively with staff in other divisions to understand the Authority’s programs for ensuring proper and accurate accounting and financial data.

Starting Salary Range: $55,000 – $64,000 annually

This position is a full-time permanent role with benefits.

The successful candidate will meet the following minimum education, experience and work requirements:

  • Minimum of four (4) year college degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field is required (or an appropriate combination of education and work experience).
  • Minimum of three (3) years related work experience.
  • Knowledge of investment accounting.
  • Demonstrated understanding of general governmental accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply accounting principles and procedures in areas such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll processing, general ledger, and monthly and yearly fiscal period closings.
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting systems and spreadsheets. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is preferred.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in interpersonal relations, and oral and written communication.

FAME is an EOE, women, minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
FAME is a quasi-independent state agency that develops and administers programs related to the financing of both higher education and business in the state of Maine. FAME provides targeted financial tools, information, and solutions to help grow Maine’s economy and enable Maine residents to take advantage of opportunities to further their education.