Sr Credit Analyst in Palm Beach Gardens, FL at First Horizon National Corporation

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    3601 PGA Boulevard
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Up to 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/5/2020
  • Job ID:
    CREDI02717

Job Description

The Credit Analyst, Sr position involves more complex underwriting/analyzing commercial loans and assisting Portfolio Managers and Relationship Managers in managing customers’ relationships.  This position is within the Southeast Florida Commercial Group and a Senior CA will be expected to provide periodic credit analysis support for commercial lending portfolios within the footprint. Work will be completed within a production-based environment and includes: financial statement and tax return spreading into Bank software or templates, creating and updating loan requests in the Bank’s loan production software, financial credit analysis, underwriting support, covenant monitoring, and industry research for commercial lending prospects/clients. A Sr. Analyst must be willing and capable of working proactively and independently while ensuring the credit quality of the portfolio. The position also provides mentoring and guidance to Client Specialists and other Credit Analysts as it relates to lending guidelines, and underwriting standards.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•       Prepare credit analysis including review/analysis of real estate and C&I loans—specific market information and financial statements for commercial borrowers, guarantors and prospects.

•       Working proactively to ensure both production and analyst tasks are prioritized appropriately and completed in a timely manner. Specific tasks include: financial statement spreading; completing financial analysis documents; updating and creating new requests—modifications—renewals and annual reviews; tracking and completing covenant monitoring, completing industry research and having a strong understanding of loan policy. 

•       Specific Skills and analytical tools that maybe necessary includes: the ability to understand and provide commentary on Company Financial performance; review and provide analysis on  leases, appraisals, budgets, projections , guarantor documents, tax returns, cash flows, financial ratios, trends and debt repayment capacity.

•       CA’s participate in approval conversations with management and credit partners to justify and explain information in the analysis when warranted.

•       Analyze and prepare complex credit approval documentation in FHB’s approval system. Credit Approval Documentation includes loan terms, collateral, entering covenants, determining bank's credit exposure, and loan grade inputs.

•       CA’s are responsible for working with Portfolio Managers to monitor and manage assigned commercial loan portfolios. This responsibility includes tracking covenants, recording financial statements, and monitoring company performance against expectations. Credit Analyst is responsible not only for accurate calculations and inputs but also for thoughtful implementation of policies, procedures, and guidelines.

•       Participates in internal credit conversations with PM’s, RM’s Credit Risk Managers and senior management and in external meetings with clients and prospects.

•       Participates in special projects and assignments and performs other duties assigned.

•       CA’s must demonstrate consistently high level of ownership in line of business and team initiatives, flexibility in responding to RM/PM/senior management and client deadlines, extreme level of detail and follow-through, and independence within the framework of the role in assisting in achieving business goals.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.), preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent in specific work experience
    • Two to four years of related experience in the Financial Services, Banking Industry, Credit Analysis, Loan Review or similar background preferred
    • Experience as a credit Analyst I or equivalent role preferred
    • Familiarity with financial instruments and the processes used to analyze financial data
    • Good fundamental understanding of general bank operations and the lending process
    • Strong computer skills required with the following programs: Access, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and proficient skills with Excel
    • Ability to read and listen, understand and communicate information and ideas in a clear and understandable manner, both orally and in writing with senior executives, business unit management and staff, state and federal regulators and officials and significant business partners
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports and legal documents; performs simple to complex calculations; effectively researches, analyzes and evaluates information to make decisions, solve problems and achieve goals



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)