SBA Credit Analyst III

How would you like to join one of the most highly regarded community-focused financial institutions in the Tri-State area?  Provident Bank is a high-performing, $14 billion company that continues to expand with branches in New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and New York.  Our longevity is a testament to our commitment to placing our employees, customers, and the communities we serve at the center of all we do.  Apply today and discover what our commitment to enhancing our employee and customer experience is all about.  This is a fully remote opportunity, and all applicants must reside in NY, NJ, CT, PA, DE. Join our team!


This position is responsible for detailed research, financial spreading, extensions, and credit analysis of credit requests in Commercial Credit Underwriting – C&I Regional Department. The incumbent is expected to be proficient in credit & risk analysis, credit rules, regulations, and documentation with the ability to exercise independent judgment within established Underwriting Guidelines and Credit Policy.  The incumbent will handle transactions with relationship exposure less than $3,000,000 (i.e. short form approvals and smaller relationship exposure under Regional Approval Authority – Level 5 or below). 



  • Prepare loan approvals, annual reviews and conduct and credit analysis for new requests, in addition to modifications and short term extension of existing loans.
  • Prepare and spread business financial statements and cash flows, in addition to personal financial statements and cash flow for personal guarantors.  Conduct analysis on accounts receivable and accounts payable aging reports.
  • Conduct third party research, inclusive of industry reports, personal credit reports, real estate analysis with market assessments, etc
  • Support deal structuring activities
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management






  • Proficient underwriting and credit analysis skills.
  • Developed analytical skills with ability to identify strengths and mitigate risks.
  • Basic knowledge of commercial and industrial lending and credit underwriting.
  • Proficient in Commercial & Industrial lending including debt service coverage and cash flow.
  •         Strong computer skills, inclusive of experience with loan origination software and MS Office applications (specifically MS Word and Excel). 
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple credit requests and complete them on time.
  •         Good comprehension of accounting practices, inclusive of balance sheets, income statements, equity reconciliation, and cash flows.



Bachelor’s degree in with preferred concentration in Finance, Accounting or Economics. 



Minimum 3 years in commercial credit underwriting experience. 





Featured Benefits 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Savings Account
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Disbursement and Reimbursement
  • College Loan Pay Down Program
  • and other great benefits



Work is mainly performed in a normal office environment.  Noise levels usually are moderate.



The hazards are only those present in a normal office setting.


This job description may not be all-inclusive.  Employees are expected to perform other duties as assigned and directed by management.  Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.



Provident Bank recognizes and supports the importance of creating a socially and culturally diverse employee base. We understand, value, and appreciate the unique perspectives that a diverse workforce can contribute to our organization. We put the employee and the customer at the center of strategy because culture is a critical differentiator for why people choose to work here.

 Military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.



About Provident Bank

For more than 180 years, Provident Bank has served individuals, families, and businesses in our local communities with personal and business banking services.

Volunteering is a Way of Life

Our brand promise - “Commitment you can count on” - supports the investments we make in the community and donations made by our employees. It’s a promise also reflected in the volunteerism of our employees, who lend time and talent and countless hours to assist hundreds of organizations and thousands of people and animals each year.

Why do we love it?

  1. We get to volunteer in areas that are meaningful to the bank and impactful in the community.
  2. Through generous contributions, we have raised over $912,000 in 2022. No item or donation is too small; we find a home for it all.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey