Commercial Credit Analyst

Commercial Banking Lake Oswego, Oregon


Position at Columbia State Bank


  • Works closely with clients, Relationship Managers and Portfolio Managers to analyze loan needs and options available to meet client financial goals.
  • Identify and refer clients based on new products and services
  • Conducts analysis by generating, running and utilizing system generated reports.
  • Prepares credit presentations
  • Identifies and offers products and services appropriate for the client in conjunction with the Relationship Manager.
  • Conducts analysis of client personal and business financial status as well
  • Recognizes and mitigates credit and industry risks.
  • Analyze and complete term loan reviews portfolio analysis
  • Provides exemplary customer service to internal and external clients.
  • On-going loan administration, file maintenance and collection of financials
  • Ensure regulatory and bank compliance of all loan packages.
  • Other duties as assigned

All employees are responsible for internal controls in the performance of their assigned duties.  Internal Control responsibilities are established in various policies, procedures, and documents, including the Code of Conduct. 

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or other relevant area preferred- or equivalent work experience.
  • 1+ years of commercial experience or other relevant experience
  • Completes the credit presentation in a timely and accurate way.
  • Demonstrated understanding of cross sell opportunities across the bank
  • In-depth understanding of banking and credit administration environments
  • In-depth understanding of personal and business financial statements and tax returns
  • Working knowledge of loan documentation and collateral perfection
  • Learning credit structure
  • Working knowledge of loan origination, financial spreading, and other banking software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient research and analysis skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and process multiple projects to assure timely and accurate completion
  • Ability to work independently and collectively within a team environment
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and positive attitude with team members and clients.
  • Knowledge of other banking services offered by other Lines of Businesses to identify and offer qualified referrals.

Our Core Behaviors:

  • Be Genuine.  Conduct yourself in a consistent, honest and compassionate manner at all times.
  • Work Ethic.  Be willing to go the extra mile for the customer, whether internal or external.
  • Influence.  Be an active player in participating, building and contributing to service. 
  • Continuous Learning.  Commit to gaining knowledge, skills and experience on an ongoing basis in order to better serve the customer, increase personal satisfaction and improve Columbia Bank.
  • Team Play.  We win together.  Individuality is encouraged to advance and enrich the work of the team.
  • Problem Solving.  Bring creative, problem-solving mentality to every situation.  See alternatives, take initiative and assume responsibility for your actions.
  • Communication.  Keep others informed and up-to-date.  Actively listen and learn from each other.

Physical and Mental Requirements: 

  • Ability to sit at a computer monitor for extended periods of time
  • Ability to perform repetitive finger, hand, and arm movements
  • Ability to lift up to 15lbs.
  • Ability to effectively discern information and formulate appropriate action
  • Ability to reach, squat, bend, and manually manipulate standard office equipment
  • Ability to drive to various locations
  • Ability to think critically and provide appropriate solutions