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  2. Credit Analyst AMA

    Background: I work for one of the largest banks in the world by assets, in credit analysis. My job is basically to analyze the credit risk of large corporates (generally more than $1Bn in revenue). Products are not limited to loans and revolvers, but exte ...

    124 comments - 25 silver bananas - Oct 15 2016 - 11:00am -

  3. 2 year Credit Analyst looking to move into IBD

    Hi, thank you for taking the time. I have been working as a corporate credit analyst at one of the top rating agencies for almost 2 years now and I realized that a lot of the experienced that I have gathered are very transferable to a IBD position. I have ...

    32 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 6 2016 - 5:56pm -

  4. Hours for Credit Analyst

    Hello, I'm looking at a job posting for a job as a credit analyst covering large corporations at a large IB. Does anyone have any idea what kind of hours this job might entail? Thanks! credit analyst to Tuesday, June 28, 2016- 10:30pm ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 28 2016 - 10:30pm -

  5. Credit Analyst interview questions

    Hello, I just found out I have a rather long in person interview for a corporate credit analyst position at an international IB. what kind of technical questions might I expect to get? The position is in lending, not research or S&T. credit analyst ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2016 - 2:42am -

  6. Credit Analyst Training Program

    Currently I am 23 graduated May '11 with degree in Econ/Finance and will get my MBA Aug '12 (in 2 months and have a 3.45). I am in the running to get in the Credit Analyst Training Program and was wondering what I could expect or look forward to ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:05pm -

  7. Credit Analyst Offer vs. Capital Markets Offer

    I am currently working as an investment analyst in the wealth management space (coming up on one year experience). I am looking to get into a more financial rewarding career. I have received an offer from one of the big banks for a credit analyst role, an ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 20 2018 - 9:46pm -

  8. Credit Analyst as first job

    This is my first post on WSO if we could keep the shit throwing to a minimum that would be great. I've been reading through credit analyst related topics and was looking for some more information. I was wondering if this was a good first job out of u ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 26 2014 - 10:59pm -

  9. PE Associate Career Path

    Hey guys, I'm currently a middle market credit analyst for a larger regional bank. Internally, I'm on the career path to become a lender. Last week I was approached by a recruiter from a private equity company. I have always wanted to move to pr ...

    9 comments - 3 silver bananas - Nov 19 2017 - 4:00am -

  10. Is formal Credit Training Valuable?

    Hello all, I am currently deciding between two offers, both from regional commercial banks (~$10B in Assets). One offer is less money and offers a formal credit training program, while the second is a lot more money, but with no credit training. The goal ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 27 2019 - 10:08pm -

  11. Real Estate Credit Analyst==> Valuation?

    Monkeys,-Long time lurker, first time poster. Some background on me...-Non-target state school 3.55 qpa, Finance major (3.8 gpa), Econ minor (December 2012 grad)-Taking CFA L1 in June I recently accepted an offer at a commercial bank as an RE credit analy ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2012 - 3:47pm -

  12. Corporate Banking at TD Bank

    TD Securities Td bank cb corporate banking credit analyst ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  13. Out of the blue I was offered a Credit Analyst position

    Out of the blue I got a call from a bank in my city for a credit analyst position. They found out about me through some people I knew at the bank. This is a commercial banking position. I never gave much thought regarding working for a bank, as I always h ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2010 - 7:35pm -

  14. Credit Analyst- Big bank or small?

    Got two job offers, both are for Credit Analyst. One is a smaller bank, $60b in assets, another from a large bank (SBA) with over 1.5 trillion. They pay the same, the smaller is bonused, the larger obviously has its name, very thorough training and more v ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2017 - 1:38am -

  15. BNY Mellon Credit Risk Anlayst-first year they are having an analyst class-opinion?

    So BNY Mellon decided they were going to hire first year analysts and have a formal 2-3 month credit training program. The title is "Credit Risk Analyst" and there will be between 10 and 30 kids in the class from my understanding you get signifi ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2012 - 12:48pm -

  16. Noob at WSO

    Hey guys, I am completely new to Finance and WSO. I have a job at one of the top BBs (as they are called on wikipedia- Bulge Bracket, I guess) and am expected to join after summer 2014. My work profile is that of a Credit Risk analyst. For someone who is ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2014 - 4:38pm -

  17. Credit analyst to DCM?

    Just started as a commercial credit analyst in a BB. Basically assessing credit risk. Obviously we do modelling, although only from templates at this stage. People who stay in this role tend to either move up the ranks within credit risk or become relatio ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 10:14pm -

  18. Career Path: Commercial RE Broker or Credit Analyst

    Hey everyone, Last week I posted a topic about how I was working at a commercial real estate firm as an intern for the past year and I was not sure how much longer I should stay with them. Well, that firm offered me a position as a broker (or salesperson) ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2010 - 11:05pm -

  19. Execution trader Vs Credit Risk Vs Corporate Dev

    Which one would be better to start a career in? Both positions offered at a brokerage firm. Execution traders are someone who are just "filling paper".The FSA registered "senior" brokers talk to the clients and then shout orders to the ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 22 2009 - 1:50pm -

  20. Need Help with REIT Job Description

    Hey guys, Needed some help in figuring out this interesting job description, which seems like a dual role in Investments and Credit...would like to hear what people get from the description: The Investment/Corporate Credit analyst will provide unbiased, w ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2015 - 12:56am -

  21. Fixed Income Internship Preparation Advice

    I accepted an offer for a fixed income, rotational program over the summer. I'm looking to hit the ground running once I start, so I would like to build up my knowledge of the asset class. What will be most helpful to read or watch? I'd like to ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 6 2016 - 1:05am -

  22. don't get into IB, what have you resorted to?

    just curious credit analyst ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2013 - 11:58pm -

  23. Is anyone here a Credit Analyst at a PIMCO-esque shop? IWTL how to properly model corporate debt.

    Bit of context: I'm in fixed income manager research and I've got a decent-ish grasp of the markets but where I want to build knowledge is within individual security analysis (plan is to eventually go buy-side as an analyst) I'm curious as ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 13 2019 - 9:34pm -

  24. Need Advice: Liberal Arts Grad- 2 Opportunities

    I'm a recent grad from a competitive liberal arts undergrad (think Colgate, Bucknell, Kenyon, Richmond, etc..) and long time reader of WSO. I have a degree in the social sciences, but have been networking for the past year within the financial servic ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2011 - 4:45pm -

  25. Reevaluating Credit Career / Stuck in Rut

    My career path has been somewhat unorthodox thus far, I'm actually pretty happy I've made it this far, but I'm totally burned out. The problem is that I don't know what my next move is, or what I'm necessarily qualified for. A lit ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2016 - 9:30pm -

  26. Any active Credit Analysts (lending) here?

    I have been searching but found mainly inactive users. Most threads had relatively recent posts, but mainly people trying to figure out a few things. Would be good to hear from you. And, if you could drop some tips on how to hit the ground running that wo ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2016 - 8:34pm -

  27. To initiate contact or not, after 2nd interview? (Lunar New Year issue)

    Hi all, First post here, despite dwelling for a while and have learned so much from all generous monkeys here. Big thanks to all who've helped! I don't think my situation is a common one, i'll try to describe as much in details for you guys ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2016 - 9:40pm -

  28. Credit Analyst or Fund Operations?

    I currently work in the back office of a mutual fund- my responsibilities include daily reconciliations, generating performance reports, communications with third parties etc. As I have been actively seeking job opportunities, I now have two job offers: 1 ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 20 2018 - 11:25am -

  29. Credit analysis out of undergrad

    Hey guys, Currently a senior at a non-target SEC school graduating in May. FT recruiting did not exactly go my way in the fall, and now I am stuck searching for positions during my last semester. Right now, I am looking heavily into credit analyst jobs, b ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2015 - 11:11am -

  30. Credit analyst at BB vs. f500 corp fin

    Hi, I have been working in corp fin at a f500 for a year after graduating. I am switching jobs and wondering which is better: credit analyst at BB or continue in corp fin at another f500? Also, is a credit analyst position (supporting loan origination) in ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2014 - 8:01pm -

  31. Exit Plan for Credit Risk Analyst in BB Investment/Corporate Banking Group

    Hey everyone, I have just joined a credit risk group at a BB (think JPM, BAML, WF..). My specific group is working along side with the investment banking/corporate banking coverage group and performing credit risk assessment & underwriting credit memo ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 18 2016 - 9:20pm -

  32. <$1B Bank Credit Analyst

    What information and/or insights are you willing to share about life as a credit analyst at a small community bank? This bank is in a large Texas city and does mostly commercial loans and revolvers. I'd like to know what the usual compensation is and ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 23 2015 - 9:57pm -

  33. CRE loan valuation/acquisitions analyst-> Credit analyst at a BB commercial bank

    Hello guys. Recently received a credit analyst job offer. What do you think about this move? I'm considering it due to a slight bump in salary. My goals is to get into REPE acquisitions. Would this move digress my career path? credit analyst real est ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2014 - 2:47pm -

  34. Commercial Banking Credit Analyst Resume Review

    Hi Monkeys, I'm 25-years old and hope to break into commercial banking as a Credit Analyst from an insurance/retail banking background. Please critique the attached resume as best you can! My GPA is a 2.85 (Transfer Student; Total GPA = 3.2) and is n ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2014 - 12:46am -

  35. CB: Risk Analyst vs Credit Analyst

    Hi everyone, I am not a candidate for BB positions, but I am looking at positions at CBs that do not involve working 8-4:30 at a branch selling life insurance and checking accounts. Two positions I am looking at are Commercial Credit Analyst and Commercia ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2010 - 7:07pm -

  36. Exit Ops: BB Portfolio-> CFA L2-> CRA TMT->?

    I am reevaluating my career path, any input and advice would be appreciated. How are the exit opportunities for a CFA level 3 candidate working in corporate credit ratings at a CRA for the TMT industry (masters/ MBA position with client and c-suite intera ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 19 2018 - 4:28am -

  37. How can I possibly break into Equity Research?

    Hello people my first post ever in wso! My current situation: I am a recent graduate with an accounting major from a semi-target school. My school has a very top accounting program but it's only a semi-target. Currently, I am in NY trying to seek a j ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 7 2017 - 4:02pm -

  38. Credit Analyst Offer

    I've received an offer from a BB bank as Commercial Credit Analyst but, I'm debating to take this offer or stick around a bit longer around in my current firm and look for something better. My current situation is that I'm currently working ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2017 - 3:42pm -

  39. Career Path Starting With Credit Analysis

    Hey everyone, first time posting on here so sorry if i'm posting in the wrong section or something like that. Hopefully you guys can help me out. Me: Undergraduate Degree in Business Economics From a mid level New York State University. Currently goi ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 21 2015 - 1:43pm -

  40. Career decision- need help/advice

    Hi guys, I am looking for some help/advice with my career. I am a corporate credit analyst at one of the ratings agencies with 2 years experience and CFA level 2 completed in June 2012. I'm based in the UK in London and went to a complete non-target ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2012 - 8:59am -

  41. no corp experience MBA student and want to get into investment banking

    So, here is my full background. I am 30 and have been an entrepreneur for years. Back in grad school to get my MBA and am not really at a target investment banking school, however my school is in NYC and still top 50. I do not have corporate finance exper ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Feb 20 2019 - 9:42pm -

  42. Interview insight

    I have a phone interview for a credit analyst intern position at BAML. Any ideas on what technicals they may ask, if any? phone interview BAML credit analyst 1st internship ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Oct 26 2017 - 3:33pm -

  43. Targeting Commercial Banking after equity research

    Hi all, I am located in Canada and I have been with a small Asset Management company as a buy-side analyst for about 2.5 years here in Toronto (not a well known company). I am looking to switch into commercial banking and I wouldn't mind starting fro ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2017 - 9:18pm -

  44. Upcoming TD Bank Credit Analyst Commercial Real Estate Interview

    Hey I have an upcoming interview in TD's Boston Office for a Credit Analyst dealing with commercial real estate and REIT portfolio. Anyone have any interview experience with TD or this field with another bank that can give some pointers? Interview qu ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2016 - 10:08am -

  45. Big 4 to Credit Analyst

    delete big 4 credit analyst ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2016 - 10:12am -

  46. Help!! Choosing b/w CB/S&T SA offers for Full-time IB Recruiting

    Hey guys, I'm a junior at a non-target state school (semi-target for some) with a 3.5 finance/econ. I pursued IB SA recruiting by networking, went on to 2 super days for BB 's in NYC but nothing stuck at the end. MM's in my city are non-exi ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2016 - 8:46pm -

  47. Reserve Base Lending- Credit Analyst

    hi, i'm sorry for what might seem like a question with an obvious answer, but i was wondering if anyone could tell me about the career track and exit opps for credit analysts. furthermore, what core skills will you walk with after a two to three year ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2015 - 2:31pm -

  48. PwC FSR Advisory Full Time offer Vs. Citi Credit Analyst Full Time offer

    Hi Everyone, I have run into a bit of dilemma and i figured the folks on WSO may be able to help. First a little background on myself: I am a current senior year at a good (but non-target) business school with a good GPA and pretty strong resume. Moral of ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Nov 2 2015 - 11:49am -

  49. 22yr old, Senior, Non-Target, Buyside Credit Analyst Experience.....still young and still want to take over the world

    Title encompasses most of it. Buyside firm was good sized ~$200bn. Worked there for 8-9months and helped start/get funding for my schools fixed income fund. Also a quick stint at State Street before the analyst internship. Now currently going through inte ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 15 2014 - 2:42am -

  50. Resume Critque- Entry Level Credit Analyst

    Hello All, Seeking some feedback on my resume. Looking to breaking into any entry level credit analyst position. No specific institution: real estate, banking, or insurance... would take any relevant feedback. Thanks, OOzz credit analyst ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2014 - 11:07pm -

  51. Credit research salary

    All, This is a dummy account as I post regularly and wanted to preserve anonymity. I'm looking at a credit research position analyzing corporate bonds in a non NYC location (Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta). I have a few years of credit experience. Th ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2014 - 4:39pm -

  52. current/past events for corporate credit risk analyst last round

    I have an upcoming last round interview for BAML corporate credit risk FT analyst position and I was just wondering if I should prepare for "news related" questions and what current/past events should I prepare? Thanks for your help. credit anal ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2014 - 3:22am -

  53. Boutique Consulting Job Offer

    So I have a few questions. I'm graduating in a month from a top LAC in the west coast I have 2 most likely 3 job offers right now. The first is a 3 month contract with a boutique consulting firm to work on 1 project over the summer. They work do most ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2013 - 11:26pm -

  54. I'd like to be a Credit Analyst or Treasury Analyst, not sure how to get started

    So I already have my bachelors in a business discipline and I work for a bank in a call center. My manager and others are pretty much clueless about most of the opps outside of the call center. I'm looking at the description for both Credit and Treas ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2013 - 12:44pm -

  55. Commercial Credit Analyst Training Program

    Hello First time poster here I was curious if anyone have ever taken/got accepted into the Credit Analyst Training Program through TD Bank? Currently I am 23 graduated May '11 with degree in Econ/Finance and will get my MBA Aug '12 (in 2 months) ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2012 - 2:17pm -

  56. (Mortgage)Secondary Market Analyst- Need Advice ASAP

    This week I have an interview with a credit union for a second market market analyst position within the Mortgage department Can anyone provide insight on what this position entails. Mortgage market credit analyst ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2012 - 12:32pm -

  57. Secondary Market Analyst

    This week I have an interview with a credit union for a second market market analyst position. Can anyone provide insight on what this position entails. I know its within mortgage department. Mortgage analyst credit analyst ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2012 - 10:45am -

  58. Moody's internships/analyst positions?

    Hey guys, Looking for a plan B in case a FO banking job doesn't fall through for my junior summer. I'm curious if anyone has experience working at Moody's? I'm having problems finding anything about their internships at all, so any hel ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2010 - 12:23am -