The Senior Credit Analyst underwrites complex commercial relationships, including Commercial & Industrial and Investment Real Estate relationships. The Senior Analyst assists the Credit Analysis Supervisor and the Credit Analysis Director in delivering training to Credit Analysts. The Senior Credit Analyst interacts with a variety of professionals and represents the bank in interactions with bank clients and other professionals.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Works independently on complex financial analysis; underwrites complex commercial loan relationships within established service levels.
Independently constructs financial models and performs complex financial analysis, including but not limited to discounted cash flows and enterprise valuation.
Assists in the preparation of various reports, including loan committee activity, policy and procedure exceptions and other reports that assist in monitoring the credit metrics of the loan portfolio.
Exercises sound judgement regarding loan policies and procedures and may counsel loan officers and credit staff with respect to loan structure.
Maintains working knowledge on emerging regulatory issues.
Assists in the preparation of Industry Studies that include, but is not limited to: i) a review of the regional and national markets, ii) analysis of the performance of the bank's portfolio, iii) analysis of the financial stability of the industry and key risks, iv) recommendation to senior and executive management regarding segment limits which ultimately are presented to the bank's board of directors for approval.
May be asked to participate in or lead process improvement projects. These projects may be internal or cross-functional.
May be asked to participate in or lead or validate reporting.
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting and/or Economics with sufficient credits in Finance/Economics.
Minimum of three years of credit management experience with a thorough understanding of credit operations and commercial lending
Excellent customer service skills
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Excellent interpersonal skills
High level of attention to detail, with strong problem solving & organizational skills
Ability to perform effectively in fast-paced environment
Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel
Complete all required compliance training by established deadlines
Ability to maintain confidentiality
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Occasional standing, walking, bending and stooping required
Must be able to sit at a desk for long periods of time and use a computer
Some travel required