Credit Analysts recommend which companies or producers/individuals should be extended credit based on financial records. They will also prepare reports in order to determine the risk involved in lending money to each client.
What type of responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in agriculture business, finance, accounting, economics, or statistics is required for a credit analyst position.
To pursue a career as a credit analyst:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, computer courses, mathematics, economics, personal finance and other business courses.
Where can I work?
Credit analyst are employed by lenders, banks, managing companies, real estate lessors, financial investors and retail credit departments.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a credit analyst will be good over the next five years.
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