Employment Opportunities

Ascent Bank is a locally owned hometown bank dedicated to accessibility, flexibility, convenience, and to helping our customers succeed.

That’s why we’re looking to hire highly motivated staff who are excited to learn and grow.  Your job shouldn’t just be the means to pay bills, it should challenge and engage you.  Ascent Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Are you interested in working for Ascent Bank?  

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to us via USPS, email, or apply through the Facebook link below.

  • Ascent Bank
    Attn: Human Resources
    P.O. Box 218
    Helena, MT 59624
  • Email to
CSR / Teller

Ascent Bank is seeking a highly motivated person with excellent customer service skills to work in a fast-paced professional environment.  Cash handling, banking knowledge, and experience in opening, processing, and servicing of bank products is a preferred but not necessary.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Answer the phone
  • Complete customers' bank transactions
  • Communicate with customers to understand their needs
  • Learn bank products and services available
  • Make appropriate recommendations to customers
  • Learn bank specific software
  • Follow banking rules and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skill and Abilities:

  • Keep customer information confidential
  • Active listener
  • Strong communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player; support coworkers


  • High school diploma or equivalent

Job Type:  

  • Full-time, permanent position
Credit Analyst

As a Credit Analyst you will work closely and collaborate with loan officers in gathering and evaluating both commercial and consumer credits. You will prepare written reports which include in-depth analysis of financial statements, historical and projection-based cash flow and ratio analysis, suggested credit structure, general industry analysis and identified risks.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with loan officers to prepare credit displays.
  • Analyze credit worthiness through the review of loan applications, spreading financial statements, calculating cash flows, identifying key risks and conducting research on borrowers and industries.  
  • Order, analyze and review credit reports, appraisals, market valuations, environmental assessments, title insurance and flood determinations.  
  • Ensure loans are processed efficiently and according to regulations from application through closing, including loan document preparation and review.
  • Monitor and maintain loan files for current insurance, financials and other required documentation.    
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skill & Abilities:

  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, set priorities, establish and meet deadlines with flexibility to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
  • Self-motivated and possess the ability to assist with credit risk decisions.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as an attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field or equivalent work experience.

Job Type: 

  •  Full-time, permanent position

Employee Benefits at Ascent Bank
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employer Contribution to Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Vacation & Sick Leave 
  • Employer Contribution to 401K
  • Short term and Long term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance 

All employee benefits are subject to terms and conditions.   Please inquire with Ascent Bank about our employee benefits.