• Credit Analysts
  • Finance
  • Credit analysts evaluate credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the level of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. They also prepare credit reports for use in decision making.

    What do they typically do

    • Use computer programs to evaluate customers' financial situation
    • Review and evaluate information to help make decisions about lending or offering credit
    • Meet with clients to gather information needed to make credit and lending decisions
    • Resolve customer complaints about the credit analysis
    • Prepare reports and make recommendations about the degree of risk in extending credit or lending money
    • Compare financial histories of evaluated establishments with those of similar establishments in the same industry and geographic location
    • Review individual or commercial customer files to identify and select delinquent accounts for collection
    • Discuss and exchange credit information with credit associations and other business representatives

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    Education & Training

    • Education

      Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
      Associated Programs or Majors
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