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Rockbridge Search & Recruitment 10/12/2021

Credit Analyst

Ref #: 136
Location: Remote Remote 97301
Salary: Competitive
Sector: Banking
Type: Permanent

A growing financial institution is seeking to hire a Credit Analyst for our commercial loan department. This position is located in Salem, OR or can be remote.  We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.

At our Bank, we go further for our customers, our employees, and our communities.  We have been rated the number one community bank nationwide since 2019 by American Banker and one of the Top Workplaces in Oregon and Idaho.  Our focus is on being better, not bigger.  Come join our family!  

Position Summary:
  • §  This is a high visibility position; as credit administration is an integral part of the commercial lending team at the bank, and the position plays a key role in assessing commercial loan risk and processing loans

  • §  Responsibilities include the analysis of commercial real estate (CRE) and commercial & industrial (C&I) loans

  • §  Independently write credit approvals for new requests & renewals.  Perform annual reviews of credit relationships and covenant testing in accordance with the Bank’s loan policy

  • §  Review collateral documentation as appropriate for various loan types

Duties include:
  • §  Prepare credit presentations for loan approvals in accordance with loan policy

  • §  Spread and analyze relevant financial data, including tax returns/financial statements of businesses and personal guarantors including borrower prepared projections

  • §  Identify potential areas of risk, assess repayment ability, examine cash flow (stand alone and global), and adequacy of collateral

  • §  Perform appraisal reviews and internal evaluations where applicable

  • §  Perform appropriate market, industry and economic analysis as well as obtain credit reports on new and existing customers

  • §  Assist in identifying loan policy exceptions during underwriting

  • §  Aid with the training and development of less experienced credit analysts or loan officers

  • §  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance (or equivalent experience) 

  • §  2+ years of loan assistant experience at a financial institution highly desirable

  • §  Experience with both CRE and C&I underwriting

  • §  Capable of multi-tasking, managing priorities, and meeting deadlines

  • §  Strong understanding and knowledge of financial statements and tax returns

  • §  Demonstrated ability to write concise financial analysis and credit approvals

  • §  Attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills

  • §  Exposure to collateral analysis and a basic understanding of the appraisal review process

  • §  Basic knowledge of commercial loan documentation and regulatory compliance requirements

  • §  Ability to work independently and interact in a team environment