Community First Bank

Credit Analyst

General Information
Location  6401 W Clearwater
Kennewick, WA 99336
United States
Other Compensation  Depending upon Qualifications
Employee Type  Regular Full Time
Job Category  CFB
Required Degree  4 Year Degree
Manage Others  No
Contact Information
Name  Jamie Cimmiyotti
Phone  509-820-4026
Email  jcimmiyotti@community1st.com
Description

Putting Community First - Community First Bank located in South Central Washington  is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deposit Operations Specialist.  Locally owned CFB is dedicated to serving the Tri-Cities region of Washington State offering a full range of banking services, lending and wealth management.

 

 The ideal candidate will have superior customer service skills ensuring that all clients receive an unparalleled level of personal service and attention.  Our team is focused at every level on building and maintaining complete relationships with our clients.  We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and a proactive force for change.

 

The Credit Analyst will assist loan officers and applicants with the completion and processing of applications for small business, commercial, agricultural, and real estate loans including examining the financial statements and other credit related information of individuals or businesses to assess the risk involved in lending money. 

 

STATEMENT OF EXPECTATIONS:

Community First Bank/HFG expects all employees to comply with the responsibilities of their assigned position to the highest degree of performance by:

  • Adhering to the Company’s policies and supporting Management decisions and goals in a positive, professional manner.
  • Representing CFB with a high level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Maintaining knowledge and understanding of banking rules, regulations, laws, and all policies and procedures pertaining to them including but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).
  • Demonstrate a willingness to adapt to changing business needs and deadlines.
  • Possessing a work ethic that includes neatness and dependability.
  • Exhibiting a professional, business-like appearance and demeanor.

LEADERSHIP WORK:

  • Recommend any changes in support of the Strategic Objectives.
  • Identify market trends and opportunities.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Assist Loan Officers in preparing loan requests for approval.
  • Develop and analyze all required financial and credit information for potential borrowers assessing creditworthiness of existing or prospective clients.
  • Prepare loan packages for commercial loans
  • Prepares a summary of individual sources and analysis of personal cash flow.
  • Completes credit memos to conform to loan policy requirements and information needs of the Loan Officers and Credit Administrator.
  • Works with lenders to ensure correct combination of documents prepared/received to secure legal interest of the Bank.
  • Prepares commitment letters and other correspondence as needed.
  • Obtains and maintains financial documents for commercial, agricultural and real estate loans to ensure the Bank maintains current records relating to business entity.
  • Follows for Borrowing Base Certificates and supporting documentation. Analyzes the information for accuracy and compliance; escalates to Loan Officer or Credit Administrator if a question arises or client is out of compliance.
  • Assists in monitoring existing credit relationships for adherence to loan conditions and covenants and that all required customer information is obtained in a timely manner.
  • At the direction of the Credit Administrator, prepares and compiles information for the Board.
  • Assists loan officers in managing to the Maturing Loans Report; reviews maturing loan report and coordinates with Loan Officers asking for updated credit information and financial statements as necessary.
  • Complete R/E evaluations.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Computer literacy, specifically with Microsoft Office products and data entry abilities.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to organize projects, priorities and time management.
  • Ability to analyze cash flows, leverage, collateral and customer strength.
  • Ability to pay critical level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment (computers, phones, copiers/fax) for assigned tasks.
Requirements