Credit Analyst Interview Questions 

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    A credit analyst assesses an applicant’s credit score through their financial reports and data to determine their eligibility for taking a loan. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented with good evaluation skills to do a risk assessment.

    The below are some questions to help you find the right fit for your company.  

    • Why do you want to work for us? 
    • What according to you are the qualities a credit analyst should possess? 
    • How do you define yourself? 
    • How do you think the company will be affected positively by hiring you? 
    • What do you think are the major challenges of this job? 
    • How do you think your past experience has helped you for your present role? 
    • How do you prioritize work? 
    • What do you think are your prime duties? 
    • What is the first thing you’ll focus on if you’re hired? 
    • Do you consider yourself a team player? 
    • Walk us through a typical credit assessment process. 
    • How would you determine the effectiveness of such a process? 
    • A person is borderline ineligible for taking a loan but he is in dire need of it. What do you do? 
    • Which credit metrics do you look for while assessing an applicant’s credit status? 
    • How do you extend credit to an applicant? 
    • According to you, what is a good debt equity ratio? What is its significance? 
    • What will you check for before lending Rs 10 crores to a company? 
    • What is interest coverage ratio?  
    • Tell us about your experience with a team project.  
    • Tell us about a time when you felt fulfilled with your job. 
    • Defend the remuneration package that you want. 


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