• Specialized Lending Senior 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!


    Provide quantitative and qualitative analysis of financial information to assess the risk of purchasing positions in syndicated loans, as well as other specialized lending products.  This position may be called upon to assist in the management of the syndicated loan portfolio by providing recommendations on credits and preparing portfolio reports. Ultimate decision-making authority will reside with the Specialized Lending Loan Officer.


    • Promptly review loan purchase opportunities and underwrite potential credits.
    • Evaluate trends and potential risks that could impact the borrower’s leverage and/or cash flow 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, or admin agent bank) to identify and quantify borrower’s leverage and ability to delever (on both a senior secured and total basis), ability to cover fixed charges, and repayment sources, including cash flow, collateral, and enterprise value.
    • Clearly communicate progress and/or needs in a timely and precise manner throughout the underwriting process.
    • Prepare investment opportunity packages for submission to the credit decision authority.
    • Proactively study the bank’s loan policy and banking regulations to determine whether or not proposed loan terms and conditions are in compliance. Cite policy exceptions with mitigants and provide Specialized Lending Loan Officer with technical advice and assistance as needed.
    • Direct, develop, and train other Analysts in analytical methods and other underwriting concepts primarily as they relate to leveraged lending, as well as other specialized lending products.
    • 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
    • 4+ years financial analyst experience required, formal leveraged lending training preferred
    • 1-2 years’ experience in credit analysis/underwriting specific to leveraged lending required
    • Solid knowledge of financial lending regulations and leveraged lending regulatory guidelines
    • Ability to formulate and articulate objective views based on professional credit analysis
    • Advanced knowledge of credit philosophy and policies as well as loan documentation
    • Careful attention to detail and time management skills are essential
    • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills, as well as analytic and problem solving skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, S&P Capital IQ, and Bloomberg is required
    • 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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