Credit or Loans Officer

Also known as Lending Consultant, Loans Consultant, Loans Officer.
Analyses, evaluates and processes credit and loan applications. May work in a call centre.
Training time 6 months - 1 year
Average pay $67,191
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 7,700

What does a Credit or Loans Officer do?

  • analysing information about customers and examining references, credit ratings, investment risks, pay slips and other information against predetermined policy standards
  • contacting financial and credit institutions to obtain information about customers
  • preparing papers setting out conditions of credit and loans, rates of repayment and loan periods, and providing information about customers' standing to financial and credit institutions
  • authorising the approval of credit and loan applications and recommending credit and loan conditions and limits
  • keeping records of payments, and preparing routine letters requesting payment for overdue accounts and forwarding these for legal action
  • answering inquiries concerning credit standing of customers, loan balances and penalties
  • may recommend, approve and arrange mortgages

Related courses

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Diploma of Financial Services
Certificate III in Financial Services
Certificate IV in Banking Services
Certificate IV in Credit Management
Certificate IV in Financial Services