Credit Analyst I

Cadence Bank Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

Credit Analyst

Primary duty is to analyze and underwrite credit decisions submitted by various lines of business within the bank. Performs basic research and financial/statistical analysis to determine and document the creditworthiness of such requests. Compiles analysis, borrower, industry and other information into documents for review and approval.

  • Obtains and analyzes pertinent financial and credit data to assist in determining the risk of the loan request(s).

  • Completes financial and repayment analysis with a focus on cash flow, liquidity and leverage analysis.

  • Assesses strengths and weaknesses of loan requests.

  • Ensures the following standard operating procedures are met when preparing analysis, reports, and presentations for management review: accurate historical financial statements; prudently prepared projections; and represents a clear focus on the merits, risks, and mitigation accordingly.

  • Thoroughly documents the credit request in the appropriate format.

  • Conducts research to determine the quality, character, and soundness to include but is not limited to: the analysis of basic statistical data & financial statements, sensitivity analysis, industry analysis, management assessment, guarantor analysis, etc.

  • Assist senior team members and commercial bankers to screen loan packages and collect materials. Will need to interact with other departments within the bank such as Treasury Mgmt, Wealth Mgmt, Trust, etc. May also interact with customers and accountants.

  • Strives to minimize turnaround time while thoroughly documenting credit requests.

  • Participate in training courses as requested.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Required Skills:

  • 3.0 or higher GPA

  • Minimum of 9 hours of accounting

  • Strong technical and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated leadership through extracurricular activities and internship/work experience

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of credit risk analysis and underwriting principles, methods, and practices.

  • Basic proficiency using Microsoft Office applications to include Word and Excel, as well as other database application systems


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Cadence Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Cadence Bank is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Credit Analyst I

Cadence Bank