Associate, Ratings Analytical

S&P Global
Melbourne, Melbourne
15 Jun 2018
18 Jun 2018
Job role
JobDescription :
S&P Global Ratings
The Role: You will act as a subject matter expertise in the corporate sectors. You will actively participate in rating committees and assure the integrity of the rating process. This role will undertake credit analysis on leading regional corporate issuers. You will not only perform analytical work and write reports, but also demonstrate your analytical insight to internal and external audiences in an international working environment.
The Location: AUS - Melbourne / Sydney
The Team: The team is composed of experienced professionals within the financial services industry. The business has a casual and friendly atmosphere with an entrepreneurial spirit. We value team work and it is crucial that you are a team player in order to be successful within our organization.
The Impact: You will analyze original, non-routine and complex situations in a timely, orderly and insightful manner. Developing and maintaining a deep understanding of industry trends and issues. You will represent Standard & Poor's as a credit expert in one of the most dynamic regions globally.
Take direct responsibility as primary analyst to manage a portfolio of credits
Attend meetings and interact with senior management of corporations to obtain information upon which to base credit rating decisions
Actively participate and be engaged in rating committees. Present findings and your rationale to the rating committee
Support business growth and franchise - as a spokesman (via media, seminars or our own media platform) for corporate analytics
External communication and outreach and develop effective relationships with issuers, intermediaries and investors
Actively participate in regional and global analytical work groups to maintain and enhance our analytical industry expertise
Share knowledge/ participate in initiatives to improve group operations (through sharing analytical expertise, coaching to more junior staff, project work)
Cooperate with non-analytical staff to ensure that the process dimension of the analytical process is properly executed
What We're Looking For:
We are looking for someone who is able and willing to cover a portfolio of complex and demanding corporates in a very dynamic region. In return, you will further enhance your great skill set and sharpen your profile as part of a globally leading organization in fundamental credit research.
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor degree holder of Finance, Economics or a related subject
At least 3 years of relevant work experience as a credit analyst, equity research or a relevant industry sector in the financial services industry
Must have a good understanding of financial markets and business environment including implications for S&P's analytical products and services
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Solid analytical capability, team player and has good time management skills
Able to multi-task and meet projects with a tight time frame
Ability to work under tight deadlines in a fast-changing, global and regulated environment
Possess the ability to think analytically; to collate information into reasoned arguments.
About S&P Global Ratings
S&P Global Ratings is the world's leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.
S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit .
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or other legally protected categories, subject to applicable law .