On the Job
Credit Analysts review information about individuals or firms to determine how much risk is involved in lending money to them. They prepare reports to help lenders make decisions.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Confer with others about financial matters.
- Analyze business or financial data.
- Analyze market conditions or trends.
- Assess risks to business operations.
- Calculate data to inform organizational operations.
- Prepare contracts or other transaction documents.
- Prepare financial documents, reports, or budgets.
- Examine financial records.
- Assess financial status of clients.
- Advise others on financial matters.
Typical Working Conditions
- Having telephone conversations.
- Using e-mail.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Frequent decision-making.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Working with a group or team.
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