Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Phoenix, AZ

Credit Analyst

Posted 15 days ago

Job Description

Work Location: Phoenix, AZ


Performs credit analysis function for ongoing commercial loan portfolio management and identifies risks related to each credit relationship. Analyses include business/personal/global cash flow analysis, income/expense analysis, balance sheet analysis, collateral analysis and market/industry analysis.


  • BS/BA in Finance/Accounting preferred.
  • Strong organization and time-management skills, attention to detail with high degree of accuracy, and the ability to work independently.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of customer and credit information.
  • Sound judgment, decision-making ability, and the ability to work in pressure situations.
  • Good analytical, mathematical and problem solving skills.
  • Personal computer operation with skills in Microsoft software packages, including Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project & Visio.
  • 1-2 years relevant experience in commercial credit analysis or recent college graduate with finance/accounting degree.


Inputs financial and tax data on loan origination software/spreadsheets.

Performs credit analysis function for new commercial loan requests and commercial loan renewals/modifications/annual reviews (including borrower(s) financial statement/tax return analysis, guarantor(s) financial statement/tax return analysis, collateral valuation analysis, market/industry analysis).

Identifies risks related to borrower operations, industry/sector, collateral, etc. and communicates with respective Business Development Officer and Senior Credit Officer.

Ensures that credit policies and procedures are maintained in compliance with all established and published commercial banking policies/guidelines.

Provides customer service to current and prospective borrowers, researches borrower needs, answers questions, conducts routine research and solves routine problems. May attend client meetings as requested.

Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

Assists in maintaining loan files and creates specialized ad-hoc reports as requested.

May facilitate reporting and requests on behalf of the Prestamos CDFI, LLC with third parties, e.g. appraisers, etc. Orders reports such as business or personal credit reports, background investigations, etc.


Employee will be expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building and maintenance of competency skills.


Work is performed in structured environments.


Reports to and is supervised directly by the VP. Employee is also accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.