Credit Officer - Healthcare Equipment Finance

Job Description

The Risk Management group of Siemens Financial Services - Commercial Finance is seeking an Underwriter to process mid-ticket transactions. You will support the healthcare business unit with primary focus on evaluation of hospitals, out-patient imaging centers and physician practices seeking financing for Siemens as well as 3rd party vendor equipment. Your primary function will be to prepare rating and lending reports in support of new business from the sales team. You will report into the Front-End Underwriting Team Leader located at the SFS Malvern, PA. office.
Your essential job functions are as follows
  • Gather information from (prospective) customers and industry sources with respect to proposed finance transactions, including but not limited to D&B, Paynet and personal credit reports. 
  • Review and analyze customer financial statements and tax returns. 
  • Prepare Credit and Risk Rating Reports for proposed transactions.
  • Establish customer borrowing limits and structure higher risk transactions, as needed. 
  • Stay abreast of health care industry trends and developments. 

  • Analyze mid ticket transactions in the healthcare sector. Analysis will include financial assessment and risk rating, debt capacity analysis, business model assessment, business plan analysis, sensitivity analysis, risk analysis, impact of document negotiations upon risk, and other analysis as the transaction dictates. 
  • Review and interpret external rating agency reports.
  • Spread and analyze customer financial statements. 
  • Prepare Credit and Risk Rating Reports. 
  • Conduct in person and phone credit due diligence. 
  • Interact with and support sales colleagues and management. 
  • Work closely with Lease Administration and the Legal Department on documentation issues. 
  • Provide assistance and complete tasks and project as needed and as the Risk Department may require.  Maintain data integrity and compliance with company policies and procedures. 
  • Communicate credit decisions to internal and contacts. 
  • Update and maintain key customer information including financial information and lending limits. 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • BA or BS degree in finance, business or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of small ticket and/or middle market credit underwriting experience in a commercial (non-consumer) banking or leasing company environment specializing in healthcare financing. 
  • Ability to work independently and to make logical and confident lending recommendations and decisions. 
  • Good interpersonal/communication skills and ability to develop, and maintain good internal and external customer relationships. 
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.). 
  • Strong technical writing skills. Ability to present information in a concise, logical manner to support credit decisions and recommendations to senior management. 
  • Travel requirement is less than 10%. 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience 
  • Formal bank training in Lending/Cash Flow. 
  • Experience in negotiating terms and conditions of transactional documents. 
  • Experience with start-up projects in out-patient health care market. 


Organization: Financial Services

Company: Siemens Financial Services, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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