Credit Analyst in Memphis, TN at First Horizon National Corporation

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    165 Madison Avenue
    Memphis, TN
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    2 to 4 years
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Job Description

The Credit Analyst will work directly with the deal team in analyzing, underwriting and monitoring all credit facilities within their portfolio.  As a Credit Analyst, the individual will learn the basics of deal making and loan structures while being exposed to other departments within the Bank. 

The Credit Analyst is an excellent first position in banking that paves the way to numerous other opportunities within First Horizon including sales, credit, relationship management, loan review or other similar positions.

Work with the Portfolio Manager (PM) and Relationship Manager (RM) in completing at least 80% of the credit analysis.  The credit analysis is Commercial Banking's primary document for analyzing and underwriting all new and outstanding loans. The credit analyst performs an in depth analysis on the borrower's ability to repay focusing on the company and owner's background, recent and historical financial performance, guarantor's (if applicable) financial condition, collateral performance, risk rating, risk-adjusted return on capital, and several other factors related to First Horizon's underwriting policies and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with PM, RM and clients to address needs efficiently and accurately
  • Spread financial statements
  • Provide advanced analysis in assessing and evaluating current and new business opportunities
  • Interact with clients through email, phone conversations, field exams, bank group meetings, etc.
  • Project manage complex credit requests and analyses and see them through to completion
  • Identify emerging industry trends and proactively monitor the risk in the current book of business
  • Attend credit meetings and learn to properly present modifications and new to bank opportunities to internal credit partners for final approval

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Critical thinker possessing superior analytical abilities with the ability to reach logical conclusions based on the available information
  • Microsoft Office: Strong excel and presentation building skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, while maintaining high attention to detail
  • Self-starter attitude
  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve issues
  • Intellectually curious, ability to think outside the box, assertive
  • Hard working, smart, creative, analytical, driven, exceptionally organized
  • Strong communication skills and results driven
  • Ability to work and excel in a team environment


  • Exceptional educational background required
  • CFA Level II Candidates and above preferred
  • 2 - 4 years of commercial credit experience
  • Bachelor's Degree required, Finance or Accounting major preferred

Work Hours: Monday thru Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)