• Specialized Lending Analyst

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    1600 Redbud Boulevard
    # of Openings
    City, State
  • Overview

    Independent Bank provides a wide range of commercial and consumer banking solutions powered by people who value lasting relationships and commitment to community. We are founded on the belief that we have a deep responsibility to solve problems and build healthy communities. Our unique brand of banking is delivered by dedicated employees, who share an honest desire to make a lasting and positive impact. Come join us!


    The Specialized Lending Analyst will provide support to the Specialized Lending Loan Officer and perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of financial information to assess the risk of purchasing and/or maintaining positions in syndicated loans, as well as other specialized lending products. This position may be called upon to provide opinions on the financial soundness of borrowers and/or prepare portfolio reports. Ultimate decision-making authority will reside with the Specialized Lending Loan Officer.


    • Evaluate trends and potential risks that could impact the borrower’s FDIC Leveraged Lending Guidance ratios or ability to repay the credit extension and identify mitigating factors and/or additional information needs to offset these trends and risks.
    • Interact with the Specialized Lending Loan Officer (and, on occasion, the 3rd party portfolio manager) to identify and quantify borrower’s leverage and ability to deleverage through free cash flow; ability to cover fixed charges; and repayment sources, including cash flow and enterprise value.
    • Prepare quarterly review memos for each of the portfolio’s borrowers, including performing financial analysis and providing commentary on the financial condition and trends of the companies.
    • Clearly communicate progress and/or needs in a timely and precise manner.
    • Proactively study the bank’s loan policy and banking regulations to determine whether or not changes to a loan’s terms and/or borrower’s financial position are in compliance.
    • Assist with the monitoring of loan performance in the bank’s specialized lending portfolio.
    • Other job related duties as assigned by the Specialized Lending Loan Officer.


    • Bachelor’s degree in business related major and at least two accounting courses required; finance-related major a plus
    • At least 1 financial analysis-related internship required; 1+ years financial/credit analysis experience a plus
    • Strong analytical ability
    • Able to perform complex financial analysis
    • Ability to formulate and articulate objective views based on professional credit analysis
    • Careful attention to detail and time management skills are essential
    • Strong verbal, written, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Familiarity/proficiency with S&P Capital IQ or Bloomberg preferred
    • Motivated self-starter and an active learner
    • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act and OFAC related responsibilities in the performance of daily operations to ensure adherence to bank policies and compliance with all regulatory requirements.




    Our unique brand of banking extends from the Gulf Coast of Texas to the Rocky Mountains. We are an $8 billion dollar community-centric institution providing a wide range of relationship-driven commercial banking products and services tailored to meet the needs of businesses, professional organizations, community groups and entrepreneurs. We also offer a full line of personal financial products and services to make banking easy for busy families and individuals.




    Principled financial decisions ~ Building strong, healthy communities ~ Leading with a courageous heart ~ Resilient Solutions ~ Thriving relationships


    The Bank provides capital and guidance to foster growth, bring new ideas to life, and energize local businesses. We accomplish these goals by funding projects such as medical facilities, warehouse space, and hospitality and education venues. By developing strong relationships and a deep understanding of your industry, our team offers a proactive approach to business banking.


    We continue to be named Best Bank within many of the communities we serve. Recently, Independent Bank was named a Community Bankers Cup winner for the fifth consecutive year; a Top 75 Producing Lender Nationwide; a Top 50 Performer by the Dallas Business Journal; and one of the Healthiest Employers in both North Texas and Central Texas.


    The Bank builds community on two fronts: by helping create economic development and by partnering within the community. It all begins by empowering our employees. We encourage our people to follow their passion and volunteer. And we back that up through formal giving programs.




    To make an impact on the communities we serve through high-performance, purpose-driven banking.




    To be considered for this position, you must at least meet the basic qualifications.


    No phone calls or direct e-mails please.


    Pre-employment background screening will be conducted.


    Independent Bank is an EEO/AA - M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status.


    Note: The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. If you require assistance at any stage of the employment application process due to a disability, please contact Human Resources at 214-544-4777.


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