Leveraged Finance - Director Legal Role

Employer
Fitch Ratings
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 19, 2017
Closes
Oct 24, 2017
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Essential Functions Of This Position Include

Conducting thorough analysis of debt and legal structure documents.
− Authoring insightful research on topics such as covenant structures, emerging documentation language, as well as general trends in legal documentation related to corporate debt;lending facilities, for example), etc.
Performing analysis of key quantitative and qualitative factors influencing credit quality for individual entities.
Ultimately communicating analysis to external audiences (primarily institutional investors, sell-side analysts and media) in meetings, conference calls, press releases and written research reports- Conducting and/or participating in meetings with Leverage Finance industry management teams;
Presenting analysis of companies to internal credit rating committees;

Involvement in communicating rating rationale to external audiences (primarily institutional investors, sell-side analysts and media) in meetings, conference calls, press releases and written research reports;
•Participating in the evaluation of other credits within Corporates, as well as other related credit groups.

Position Requirements
− Bachelor's degree required; MBA, CFA/CPA or other advanced degree or certification a plus; JD heavily preferred
− Legal background or formal credit training required
− 3-7 years relevant experience, preferably in capital markets/leveraged finance;
− Superior analytical, quantitative, and organizational skills;
− Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as ability to work well within a team;
− Flexibility and adaptability as priorities change;
− Expertise in Excel and Word;

For more information about this policy, please visit the code of ethics and conduct page - http://www.fitchratings.com/web/en/dynamic/about-us/code-of-ethics-and-conduct.jsp