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Credit Officer 3 - Commercial Banking

Job Req ID 21333588 Primary Location New York, New York Job Category Risk Management
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The Credit Officer 3-MME is a strategic professional who stays abreast of developments within own field and contributes to directional strategy by considering their application in own job and the business. Recognized technical authority for an area within the business. Requires basic commercial awareness. There are typically multiple people within the business that provide the same level of subject matter expertise. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Significant impact on the area through complex deliverables. Provides advice and counsel related to the technology or operations of the business. Work impacts an entire area, which eventually affects the overall performance and effectiveness of the sub-function/job family.

Responsibilities:

  • Interface with and support bankers in underwriting requests for commercial credit extensions for new and existing clients with ownership responsibilities for sound credit decisions and compliance with internal procedures / credit risk policy guidelines and standards.
  • Prepare a detailed written credit summary of commercial applicants requesting credit by analyzing the business, interpreting the finance need, identifying the strengths and prevailing risk factors and rendering a final credit decision.
  • Perform detailed financial analysis on companies, including trend and ratio analysis, and interpret the financial information.
  • Perform credit and personal financial statement analysis on individuals, guarantors, and co-borrowers in order to assess repayment capacity based on cash flow statements, tax returns, and statements.
  • Perform industry and geographical research and other due diligence as needed.
  • Maintain a solid understanding of Citibank products and services - within Small Business / Commercial Banking and the broader organization.
  • Maintain compliance with Citibank credit policies / practices and regulatory policies, to ensure business unit is in adherence to the above and receives satisfactory ratings from internal and external auditors.
  • Aids business unit goals by continuous identification of process improvements and efficiencies that reduce costs and improve customer service levels. Work with management team on prioritization and implementation of approved actions.
  • Provide backup to Credit Underwriting Group Manager, lead projects and initiatives and mentor lower level Credit Officers as needed.
  • Other duties as required to assist business unit and company goals.
  • Recommend changes to process to achieve greater efficiency.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.


Qualifications:

  • 6-10 years extensive experience working in a financial institution, additional experience a commercial credit analysis and underwriting role. (credit trained) required
  • Proven analytical skills including the ability to read and assess individual and company financial statements, cash flow, industry and competitive analysis and projections Demonstrated knowledge of intermediate accounting theory and its practical application in the credit underwriting process
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Exercises effective written and verbal communication skills, problem recognition and resolution skills, and ability to work automously and within a team
  • Proficient in various spreadsheet and word processing applications (Excel and Word are preferred), including the use of graphs and charts, and Moody's financial analysis software


Education:

  • Bachelor’s/University degree, Master’s degree preferred


This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

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Job Family Group:

Risk Management

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Job Family:

Credit Decisions

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Time Type:

Full time

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