Credit Analyst

$60 - $70 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, IL
Job ID: 135083
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading financial services firm located in downtown Chicago, specializing in credit analysis and lending solutions. Their dynamic team is dedicated to maintaining excellence in financial analysis and client service. 

As a Credit Analyst, you will play a vital role in assessing the creditworthiness of borrowers and managing a portfolio of cash-flow loans. Your expertise in financial analysis and risk assessment will be instrumental in ensuring the stability and profitability of their lending activities. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work in the heart of Chicago's financial district, collaborating with a talented team to drive sound lending decisions and support our clients' financial goals. 

Credit Analyst Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct thorough credit analysis on potential borrowers, including reviewing financial statements and assessing compliance with loan agreements and internal policies 
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with borrowers, management teams and external lenders and investors, ensuring effective communication and collaboration 
  • Prepare detailed credit reports and recommendations for internal review, highlighting key risks and opportunities 
  • Perform financial due diligence, including company and industry research, cash flow modeling and data analysis to evaluate creditworthiness 
  • Assist in preparing credit approval documents and present findings to relevant stakeholders 
  • Monitor the performance of assigned loan portfolios, identifying potential issues and recommending appropriate actions 
  • Stay informed about market dynamics and competitor activities to identify business opportunities and mitigate risks 

Credit Analyst Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or economics preferred 
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in credit analysis, commercial lending or related fields 
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in financial statement analysis and risk assessment 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact effectively with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment 
  • Collaborative team player with a commitment to accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and financial spreading software 

If you are a motivated and analytical professional seeking an opportunity to excel in credit analysis within Chicago's vibrant financial community, we encourage you to apply. Join us in delivering innovative lending solutions and superior client service in the heart of downtown Chicago. 

Thank you, 

Ann Marie O’Sullivan 
Sr Project Manager – Accounting & Finance 
LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.