Associate Director - Infraestructure Ratings

S&P Global
Mexico City (MX)
May 24, 2018
Jun 23, 2018
Employment Type
Full Time

The Global Infrastructure Practice was established by S&P Global to expand our ratings franchise in an area of strong growth and to leverage our significant global infrastructure expertise across the full range of infrastructure asset classes.  Analytical team members reside in 16 locations globally and work on a diverse range of transactions globally applying different ratings criteria, predominantly corporate and project finance. We also work on transactions in partnership with other practices on a regular basis. Effective teamwork and a thoughtful approach to problem solving are highly valued.

The Impact: The successful applicant will enhance our ability to efficiently and effectively serve our clients by demonstrating outstanding analytical excellence and the capacity to provide relevant, insightful and compelling analysis. 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: You will act in an analytical position covering a portfolio of leading regional corporate and project finance issuers. As a primary analyst for credits in the Infrastructure sector, 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.


Responsible for managing a portfolio of credits

Attend meetings and interact with senior management of corporations and projects 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

Actively participate in regional and global analytical work groups to maintain and enhance our analytical industry expertise

Prepare a variety of materials suitable for publication (rating reports, press releases) to disseminate and explain our ratings on a timely basis

Prepare commentaries/ papers on areas of expertise for publication

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

Demonstrate service excellence and professionalism towards external and internal clients

Understand and implement S&P’s Policies and SOPs

What we’re looking for:

Bachelor degree holder of Finance, Economics or a related subject

Master’s degree or holder of CFA Designation is preferable

5 to 7 years of relevant work experience as a credit analyst, equity research or a relevant industry sector in the financial services industry

Understanding of the Infrastructure space in Mexico

Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish (Portuguese is a plus)

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

Willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice

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