Director, Ratings Analytical - Consumer Sector

Employer
S&P Global
Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 22, 2018
Closes
May 24, 2018
Job Function
Credit Analysis
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
JobDescription :
The Role: Director, Ratings Analytical - Consumer Sector

The Location: Hong Kong

The Team: You will be part of a global and multicultural team.

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.

What's in it for you: This position acts as a senior member of rating committees as well as criteria committees.This position could also acts as chairperson of the rating committee in their area of expertise to assure the integrity of the ratings process. At this level, the incumbent will typically initiate, not just implement, identification and development of criteria, policy and analytical deliberations. The role will undertake credit analysis on companies and assume sector responsibility.

Responsibilities

  • Take direct responsibility as primary analyst over a small portfolio of sensitive, complex ratings analyzing pertinent information and data necessary for rating determination
  • Analytical oversight (surveillance requirement, analysis accuracy)
  • Criteria and thought leadership development. The director will be assigned to more complex credit ratings or deals and serve as an active member in supporting rating criteria committee and as a chair of the rating committees.
  • The director will assure that the analytical guidelines, procedures and policies established for ratings are adhered to by the analytical staff
  • Support business growth and franchise - as a spokesperson (via media, seminars or our own media platform) for corporate and infrastructure analytics and will need to work with the CBM team in explaining analytics for outreach activities
  • External communication and outreach - the director must develop effective relationships with issuers, intermediaries and investors
  • The director will lead the team producing thought leadership initiatives and commentaries

Functional and Business Knowledge

  • Has good knowledge of the overall global fixed income market and deep understanding of the corporate industry (ideally with a focus on consumer, retail, pharmaceutical and/or gaming sectors)
  • Remains current on research, trends and market conditions. Generates innovative ideas that provide new learnings for their business or teams
  • Understands how work of team impacts the business unit

Problem Solving

  • Solves complex, non-routine problems, using analytical judgement
  • Reviews analytic models created by others in the team for use internally

Interactions

  • Support business growth and franchise - as a spokesperson (via media, seminars or our own media platform) for corporate and infrastructure analytics and will need to work with the CBM team in explaining analytics for outreach activities
  • External communication and outreach - the director must develop effective relationships with issuers, intermediaries and investors.
  • The incumbent will coordinate with analysts, manager and staff at all levels of the organization to ensure smooth and efficient analytical work process/procedures

Typical Scope & Impact

  • To handle multi tasks or projects with tight timeline
  • To build or keep team's moral performance and at the same time to handle staff conflicts and non-performer
  • To meet regular surveillance timeliness needs and also to act on ad hoc or unexpected events and projects
  • To tackle heavy workload with limited resources
  • To solve common problem without cooperation or control over other teams (include non-analytical team)

What we're looking for

  • Bachelor degree in finance, economic, business or accounting major
  • MBA or CFA Holder will be preferred
  • 10-15 years of significant experience in financial services, credit or a relevant corporate sector experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge: With strong analytical capability - either strong credit analysis background or equity research background
  • Personal skills: Team player, good time management and strong communication skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Mandarin
  • Has ability to mentor others

About S&P Global Ratings

S&P Global Ratings is the world's leadin​g 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 www.spglobal.com/ratings

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.

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