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Consumer Credit Analyst

Company: Bank of Hawaii
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Manager or Supervisor, the Consumer Credit Officer is responsible for rendering credit decisions on all consumer loan products following established guidelines, and analyzing support documents, and communicating decisions to the branch or customer, while complying with established lending regulations, Bank policies and procedures. If applicable or appropriate, assists in business unit's compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act.

  • Makes credit decisions on consumer direct loan products with strong focus on Home Equity Lines of Credit in adherence to Bank Credit Policies and department procedures. Investigates and validates application information, utilizing supporting documents to render decisions. Credit decisions may include analysis of, but are not limited to the following: customer, bank or third party sources for income documentation such as personal and related business tax returns, personal and related business financial statements, other financial data, credit exposure, credit reports, real property appraisals, title and other property information. Communicates lending decisions to customer and branch staff.
  • Maintains productivity and quality of service standards, as established by management, with respect to service level agreements for credit decisions and closing of credit transactions. This includes but is not limited to making decisions on loans within specified timeframes, from receipt of the application to final decision and through closing as applicable. If appropriate, recommends alternatives for operational and process efficiencies as they relates to the underwriting process as well as the end to end direct consumer lending process.
  • Communicates lending decisions, requests for information and responses to inquiries courteously and proactively with internal retail/wholesale staff and external customers, Bank partners, etc. Must be able to articulate current policies, procedures and/or processes as they relate to specific consumer lending products.
  • Exercises individual lending authority for Direct Consumer Lending and specialized lending programs as appropriate. Ensures that lending decisions are sound, within authorized lending limits and in compliance with the Bank's lending policies. Makes recommendations for loan applications outside of lending authority to a higher level of lending authority for review and approval.
  • Ensures adherence to federal regulatory requirements governing consumer credit. Adheres to established department policies and procedures relative to the underwriting, approval and closing of consumer loans. Actively stays abreast of changes in credit policies and lending guidelines and procedures, while being compliant with consumer regulations.
  • Performs all other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned.


  • Education: Associate's degree from an accredited institution with major in business, finance, or a related field or equivalent work experience. Additional education and certification may be required for mortgage underwriters working with loans regulated by government agencies, such as the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).
  • Experience: Minimum 0 - 2 years of experience in consumer lending or related work experience.
  • Technical Skills: Demonstrated proficiency with personal computers in a networked environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) or similar software. Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and systems, including proficiency with automated underwriting systems.
  • Other Job Qualifications: Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated understanding of consumer finance and accounting. Must be detailed oriented to ensure work is accurate and credit decisions are executed in compliance with policies and procedures. Must possess excellent research and decision making abilities, and ability to work effectively under deadline and volume pressures. Able to work effectively in a team and prioritize workload to meet deadlines. Must have excellent customer service and communication skills. Able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required. Performs assigned job duties under the close supervision of the Manager.

We are committed to fully complying in letter and in spirit with all Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. We also foster a drug-free work environment.

Keywords: Bank of Hawaii, Honolulu , Consumer Credit Analyst, Other , Honolulu, Hawaii

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