Commercial Credit Analyst - Capital Markets

Posted: 4 years52 months223 weeks1563 days ago

Company/Organization: AgFirst Farm Credit Bank

Location: Columbia, SC

Looking for more than the traditional commercial banking experience? AgFirst Farm Credit Bank's analysts underwrite commercial loan investment opportunities for a wide range of industry sectors, including syndicated capital markets transactions that reach multibillion-dollar levels. Access to training, both through AgFirst's Leadership Academy as well as through renowned vendors throughout the country, is unmatched in the banking industry. 

AgFirst is a purpose driven bank seeking an experienced Credit Analyst with strong desire to grow their career through dynamic work and diverse challenges. Grade and salary will commensurate with experience.

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Analysis of commercial loan investment opportunities for middle market and capital markets transactions
  • Preparing and presenting credit memos to approval committees
  • Approving loans within delegated authority
  • Assisting in placement of loans during the syndication process – providing information to potential participants, addressing questions, tracking approvals for allocations
  • Analysis of assigned industry sectors

Other Responsibilities:

  • Attending lender meetings and interacts with bank groups as well as clients
  • Leading projects
  • Train new team members


  • Minimum of 4-year college degree with emphasis in finance/accounting/business
  • Minimum of 2 years previous Commercial Credit underwriting experience
  • Thorough understanding of financial accounting
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills
  • Ability to analyze complex credits and commercial loan packages independently
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

What We Offer

  • Competitive Pay
  • Work/life balance
  • Commitment to training for both technical and soft skills development
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Company Matched 401K
  • Employee fitness discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Who We Are  
AgFirst is the largest financial institution headquartered in South Carolina with over $30 Billion in assets and is part of the Farm Credit System that manages nearly $250 Billion in assets. If you are looking for a rewarding and inspiring career with one of the nation’s strongest and most respected financial institutions—one that serves vital American industries like food, water, energy and communications—then AgFirst may be a great fit for you.

Apply online at the AgFirst Farm Credit Bank website.