Associate: US Public Finance - Housing

S&P Global
Dallas, USA
$85k - $170k
28 Nov 2022
16 Dec 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Associate: US Public Finance - Housing

S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of financial market intelligence, including independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. S&P Global is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 150 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions.

The Team / The Business
The US Public Finance Housing team covers a portfolio of about 600 ratings associated with housing finance agencies, public housing authorities, and community development finance institutions, along with analysis of capital fund financings and federally-enhanced housing issues across the country. As an Associate, you will participate in the management of a complex portfolio of credits and in market research and thought leadership efforts. A lot of the work is completed independently, but every rating involves a team of analysts. You will gain and demonstrate depth and breadth of knowledge in the national housing market in this role. If you have a passion for research, financial analysis and housing affordability, you'd love this opportunity.

Key Responsibilities:
As an Associate, you will analyze a portfolio of housing entities including their respective business and financial profiles. This includes analyzing complex situations, business strategies, economic indicators, management and governance, historical and projected financial information as well as difficult deal-specific analytical situations. This position is responsible for meeting with issuers, bankers and investors on analytical matters, assisting in resolving client needs, contributing to media requirements in conjunction with other senior members of the organization, and taking the lead at external meetings related to credits. Specifically, in this role, the analyst will:
  • Act as the primary analyst for housing credit analyses. This will include being an active, vocal voting member of the committee who makes recommendations to the rating committee and prepares material for ratings publication.
  • Function as a sector resource on credits. Publish timely industry commentaries, and proficiently write sector reviews and thought leadership pieces. Develop and lead ideas on papers across a broad range of issues for publication in S&P journals and other publications.
  • Ensure a risk aware culture including leading by example.
The role is a mid-level analytical position, with significant growth opportunities.

  • Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree a plus.
  • 2+ years of experience related to Public Finance, with Public Finance Housing sector experience highly preferred.
  • The candidate should have the aptitude to be a team player, but also be able to work independently.
  • The candidate must have: strong verbal communication and writing skills; analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent time management and ability to stay organized, meet deadlines, and multitask; the ability to think independently and critically; the ability to mentor others; and a risk mindset.
The Location: Centennial, CO | Dallas, TX | Chicago, IL | New York, NY
Grade/Level ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 11

This role is limited to persons with the indefinite right to work in the United States or Canada (for Canadian locations).

Return to Work
Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative, we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $85,700 to $170,400 . Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

About Company Statement :
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision-making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

S&P Global Ratings offers critical insights for credit, risk and sustainable finance solutions that are essential to translating complexity into clarity, so market participants can uncover opportunities.


Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.


202 - Middle Professional (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RATNGS202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 278724
Posted On: 2022-11-27
Location: Centennial, Colorado, United States
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