S&P Global Ratings Analyst - Chemicals, Building Materials/Construction & South Africa

City of Johannesburg (JHB), Gauteng (ZA)
Salary and benefits to be discussed during the interview process
Feb 06, 2019
Apr 07, 2019
Job Function
Credit Analysis
Industry Sector
Credit Rating Agency/Bureau
Employment Type
Full Time

We are currently looking for a credit analyst to join our Chemicals, Building Materials/Construction & South Africa team to be based in our Johannesburg office.  You will:

Produce relevant, high quality and complete credit analysis that demonstrates an understanding of the S&P Global Ratings rating approach.  This includes a business analysis and financial analysis highlighting the key SWOT, a peer analysis and an overall recommendation.

  • Actively participate in rating committees.
  • Conduct periodic and event driven surveillance of existing Ratings. 
  • In time, represent S&P Global in the external market, interacting with and presenting to external investors and other market participants.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as required.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a high performing analytical team with good potential for professional development. The team focus is providing ratings on corporate and infrastructure issuers based in sub-Saharan Africa.

 The successful candidate will possess the ability to undertake analytical work and will be proficient at doing research and drafting issuer and sector analysis, have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to provide strong fundamental analysis, and forward looking opinions