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Credit analyst

A credit analyst is a person employed by an organization to analyze the credit worthiness of customers and potential customers. Job responsibilities may include:

  • Reviewing credit applications
  • Projecting sales
  • Evaluating credit risk
  • Analyzing financial data, statements and trends
  • Setting new customer credit limits
  • Recommending credit limits based on company credit policies
  • Performing credit reviews of existing customers
  • Maintaining customer files with financial statements and bank reference information
  • Resolving credit issues
  • Monitoring risk trends on behalf of management and sales personnel

credit analyst

n. an analyst who studies the financial statements and financial history of applicants for credit in order to evaluate their creditworthiness