Associate Director - Insurance - open to NY or Chicago

Chicago, Illinois or New York, NY
Jan 11, 2019
Feb 10, 2019
Industry Sector
Credit Rating Agency/Bureau
Employment Type
Full Time

Fitch Ratings is looking for an new Associate Director to provide credit analysis for our growing US Insurance Group analyzing insurance companies with an emphasis on P&C Insurance. Working with team leadership, you gather and analyze the latest industry, regulatory, and economic information; develops an understanding of industry-wide trends and accounting issues affecting an insurance company; runs computer models and performs spreadsheet analysis to evaluate credit risk and cash flow coverage, is involved in drafting research reports. 
Primary duties:

  • Lead coverage on a portfolio of property/casualty insurance companies
  • Interacting with management of property/casualty insurance companies
  • Preparing and presenting rating committee packages
  • Participating in rating committees
  • Contributing to insurance industry research
  • Participating in analytical projects
  • Back-up coverage on selected insurance companies
  • Maintaining files in accordance with company policies


  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Three years or more relevant experience in property/casualty insurance analysis or in a strategic planning, financial management or actuarial position within the insurance industry
  • CFA/MBA/CPA or actuarial designations a plus
  • Self-motivated professional  
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to shift fluidly between multiple projects as priorities change
  • Ability to excel in a team oriented environment
  • Expertise in Excel and Word