Western Alliance Bank

Collateral Analyst

Req No.
Bridge Bank
Credit Administration
Regular Full Time
San Jose


The Collateral Analyst is responsible for supporting the asset based lending teams which includes effectively and efficiently monitoring the underlying collateral supporting the outstanding balances on the asset based loan facilities.


  • Analyzes and assesses collateral information to determine risk involved in lending money to customers.
  • Processes client funding requests, including data uploads, reviews or backup documentation, collateral verification, debtor qualifications, funding submission for approval.
  • Review and verify clients borrowing base reports timely, update clients borrowing availability on system as well as notifying Relationship Managers and clients of any issues.
  • Promptly informs lenders and clients of funding issues and assists in resolution.
  • Supports lenders and works with clients to manage day to day collateral routines including paydowns, cash collection activities, disbursements and collateral reporting.
  • Works directly with clients to resolve compliance issues and operational inquiries.
  • Monitors collateral status and submits management reports timely to ensure compliance with Bank regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this position.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform the position in a satisfactory manner.  Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines. 

  • Undergraduate degree in business, finance, or related field and/or a minimum 2+ years related experience in commercial banking preferably working with loan support
  • Excellent and effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Some familiarity with financial analysis and development of spreasheets
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with minimal or no supervision while performing duties


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