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Credit Analyst Trainee-Class starting June 2018 more...
Location:Green Bay, WI
Company:Associated Bank
First posted:March 21, 2017 (last updated 4 weeks 22 hours ago)

Equal Opportunity Employer
Associated Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We support a work environment where colleagues are respected and given the opportunity to perform to their fullest potential. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants with a disability who need assistance applying for a position with Associated Bank are asked to email: or call: (800) 878-3282.

Over an approximate 9 month period, participants in the Commercial Analyst Training Program will receive training that will set the foundation for your banking career with Associated! Your training will consist of credit risk analysis, a review of other elements of general business risk, accounting, corporate finance, cash flow analysis, underwriting, financial modeling, valuation, business writing, and exposure to available banking products. Following this training, you will work in a Credit Analyst Associate position for approximately three-months to gain exposure to the end-to-end credit underwriting process. Finally you will rotate through two lines of business (i.e., CRE, Commercial, Specialized Lending or Private Banking) to gain a more in depth understanding of portfolio management and underwriting credit transactions.

Trainees will develop a clear understanding of Associated Bank's culture, lending cycle, credit risk management approach, with openings targeting recent college graduates or current colleagues that are looking to develop a solid foundation of underwriting skills. Associates will perform all duties in accordance with the Vision and Values of Associated Banc-Corp, internal policies and procedures, as well as applicable regulations and laws.

Generally, Associates should expect to work approximately 45 hours per week. Upon successful completion of the program, Associates will be placed into a Portfolio Manager role in one of the previously referenced lines of business, based upon the current business need, skills and competencies demonstrated during the training program.

Operates in full compliance with internal policies and procedures as well as applicable regulations and laws, including but not limited to Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering requirements. Responsible to report any procedure or process that doesnt meet regulatory requirements including fraud, whether suspected or confirmed, to management. This reporting can be done directly to any member of management, including Human Resources or Corporate Security, or can be reported through Associateds anonymous Ethics Hotline.

Portfolio Management
Risk Management
Asset Quality
Credit underwriting
Customer Service
Loan Preparation/Review/Documentation
Logical Thinking

Learn and understand Associated's credit approach and underwriting process, as well as spread and analyze financial data.

Begin to conduct the analysis and underwriting of existing and new credit transactions, in preparation to monitor and manage a loan portfolio.

Learn and understand Associated's lending cycle and the wide range of banking products we provide to our customers and prospective customers.

Prepare to help companies analyze their capital structure and financial needs in order to help develop and recommend financial solutions.

Understand Associated's value proposition and the benefit of relationship banking.


Required Education: Bachelor's Degree Finance, Accounting or Economics, preferred; 3.6 GPA preferred.

Preferred Experience: Less than 2 years Previous customer service experience
Preferred Experience: Less than 2 years Internship experience with other bank or financial institution

Preferred Experience: Less than 2 years Previous financial/credit analysis work experienced

Special Skill Requirements:
Other: Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
Other: Effective analytical skills
Other: Strong work ethic
Other: The ability to work independently, as well as on a team/ in a team environment.
Other: Computer literate in Microsoft Office and the ability to quickly learn new software/systems
Other: Excellent detail orientation, time management skills and organizational abilities
Other: Self-starter and highly motivated to accomplish results
Other: Ability to influence others to understand your point of view

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
Adherence to Company policy and procedures is required.
Perform duties in accordance with the Vision & Values of Associated Banc-Corp.
Regular attendance is required.
Basic math and reading skills, and attention to detail.
Use of basic office equipment (e.g., photocopier, voice mail, "fax" machine, calculator, multiple line telephones, typewriter, computers etc.).
Represent the organization in a professional and positive manner.
Maintain credit exception approval percentages within corporate approved guidelines

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