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Credit Analyst Internship - Summer 2020 (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Position Summary

About GreatAmerica:

GreatAmerica is a national commercial equipment finance company dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime. While GreatAmerica has grown to more than 600 team members, our entrepreneurial spirit remains and endless opportunities lie ahead. We have experienced unparalleled year over year growth since our founding in 1992.


GreatAmerica is structured in cross functional teams that allow individuals to make informed decisions that benefit the company and our customers. There is no doubt in our minds we are building the greatest company of its kind, offering the finest products and services available anywhere. When you are part of the GreatAmerica team, you are part of the future, part of an opportunity to grow professionally and to reach your potential while enjoying your work.


About this position:

The GreatAmerica internship program is a tool designed to recruit the best and brightest accounting/finance students from college campuses in order to build GreatAmerica bench strength in the Credit Function.  Our internship program allows students to gain first hand exposure to what a career in credit analysis is like.  Also, our internships often turn into full-time employment opportunities for students!


Do you want to be challenged every day?  Credit underwriting is an exciting and challenging career that allows you to research and analyze businesses across a variety of situations and industries.  Based on financial strength, viability and economic conditions, a credit analyst is empowered to make a decision to extend credit. 


Do you want to work in a fast paced environment? Our typical credit analyst will process multiple credit applications each day.  Applications, originated by our vendor partners across the U.S., may be for various equipment types used throughout a wide variety of commercial businesses.  Our best credit analysts are eager to learn, self-starters, excel at thinking on their feet while making prudent decisions, and are passionate for the mission of GreatAmerica.


Do you want a career that allows you to develop professionally?  The Credit Analyst position provides continuous learning that equips team members with the skills and knowledge needed to grow, both individually and as part of a team, and supports career advancement.    


Do you want to be part of a team? GreatAmerica is a team-based environment.  Your team includes individuals from sales, collections, account support, documentation and credit functions working towards common goals.  The team works together to better serve our customers each day and take our business to new heights.

Position Qualifications

Education, experience and skills required:

For our Credit Analyst Internship we are seeking students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, business or a related field with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Understanding of finance and financial statements is a plus.  You must possess excellent analytical ability, enjoy making individual decisions and have the ability to process information quickly.  Demonstrated interpersonal skills are a must as GreatAmerica takes pride in providing an excellent customer experience during every interaction. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required. 

Competencies for all GreatAmerica team members: Honesty/Integrity, Customer Oriented, Accountability, Tenacious, Communication Skills (Oral & Written), Adaptability

Competencies for this position: Analytical skills, Communication Skills (Oral & Written), Honesty, Decision Making, Judgment, Problem Solving, Research Skills, Self Confident, Working Under Pressure


Application Instructions


To apply for this position, please follow the online application process at  Be sure to fully complete the form, including your resume, and complete the Predictive Index assessment.