Credit Analyst

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Credit Analyst

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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The Business

Join us in Cambridge as a Credit Analyst at Coutts

  • If you're an enthusiastic professional with practical credit knowledge and analytical insight, this opportunity to join Coutts as a Credit Analyst could be ideal for you
  • Working with our team of experienced Private Bankers, you’ll manage the lending needs of our clients, providing a bespoke and rewarding customer experience
  • This is an exciting and challenging role, with great career development potential and the chance to make a real difference for our business
  • At Coutts, we offer modern banking based on traditional values, so although our name may be steeped in history, our products and services are very much for today

What you'll do

As a Credit Analyst, you'll utilise your developing knowledge of the Banking and Financial Services industry to assist Private Bankers with the delivery of thorough and suitable lending advice to our clients. You'll undertake accurate and relevant research and analysis of data, providing suitable credit solutions, and will prepare reports and credit submissions in relation to regulated and non-regulated lending.

You'll also demonstrate excellent credit stewardship by maintaining accurate and up-to-date records, and proactively managing dashboards. You’ll play a significant role in the commercial delivery of our lending proposition, continually identifying opportunities for improvement and enhanced risk management.

More specifically, you'll be:

  • Using client documentation to analyse and interpret client needs
  • Preparing affordability analysis from data provided by clients
  • Drafting client suitability reports and letters and preparing other documentation at the request of the Private Banker
  • Obtaining the necessary applications and documentation needed to support any recommended advice
  • Providing appropriate research material to support client outcomes
  • Providing a seamless client experience by maintaining client contact to manage credit workflow, including attending face-to-face client meetings
  • Actioning stewardship dashboards and carrying out post-drawdown covenant monitoring

The skills you'll need

To join us in this role, you'll need to have experience of working in Private Banking and with keying credit applications into Avaloq.

We'll also be looking for you to demonstrate:

  • Strong analytical skills in order to interpret and draw meaningful conclusions from data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills combined with experience of relationship management and customer service
  • Appropriate technical knowledge relating to lending products, policy and appetite
  • Attention to detail and strong problem solving skills
  • The ability to effectively manage your time, accurately prioritise tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Proven credit stewardship skills
  • A commitment to Coutts' business principles of outstanding client service and professionalism

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary plus 25% cash and benefit funding programme that can be tailored to suit your individual needs. In addition, we provide a wide selection of exclusive lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At Coutts, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more.

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This role falls under Conduct Rules of the Individual Accountability Regime (IAR) and is subject to pre-employment screening. This means if your application is successful, you’ll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit check, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

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