Director, Financial Institutions Ratings Greater China

S&P Global
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sep 29, 2019
Oct 03, 2019
Job Function
Credit Analysis
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
JobDescription :
Director, Financial Institutions Ratings Greater China

The Impact: You will provide key stakeholders with our value-added "credit story" on banks, NBFIs, and the financial sector as a whole through clear opinions and strong analysis.

The Career Opportunity: This is a great opportunity for a highly skilled and passionate individual to cover the world's most dynamic markets, including China. You will develop expertise in these fast-changing markets by covering a portfolio of banks and NBFIs. You will work with a group of very talented and experienced analysts from highly diversified backgrounds, including ex-regulators from three different jurisdictions. It is also a strong opportunity to develop your expertise in FI credit analysis in mainland China, Hong Kong, and the other markets that the team covers.

The Team/The Business: You will be part of a closely knit, multicultural, and high-performance team.

Your Skills: A bachelor's degree is required. An advanced degree or CFA is a plus. Candidates should have a good credit analysis background or possess good understanding of financial markets and relevant financial sector regulations (at least of global standards; in-depth knowledge of local requirements is a plus). Fluency in Putonghua is essential.

Our Hiring Manger says: "Our team is looking for a strong team player who is passionate about analytics and loves the challenge of covering rapidly growing and evolving markets."

  • Conduct analysis on complex financial institutions in Greater China, make recommendations and present to rating committees.
  • Be a subject-matter expert to provide analytical input to credits covered by other analysts.
  • Act as a senior member of rating committees and be responsible for convening and conducting rating committee deliberations in area of expertise.
  • Effectively communicate to clients S&P Global Ratings' methodology and procedures.
  • Be a senior representative in meeting with issuers and investors on analytical matters and assist in resolving clients' analytical needs.
  • Contribute to S&P Global Rating's global and regional analytical forums, and publish related commentaries.

Skills & Qualification:
  • Bachelor's degree. Advanced degree, or CFA charter is a plus.
  • Minimum twelve years of experience in an analytical position in financial institutions
  • A good understanding of financial markets, business environments and relevant regulations - in particular, on the banking or non-bank financial sector (finance companies, leasing companies, trust companies and other NBFI) in China
  • Strong communications skills in Chinese, including Putonghua and/or Korean.
  • A demonstrated ability to give effective presentations to senior executives.
  • Strong financial statement analysis skills and accounting knowledge.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A highly motivated team player who can work autonomously in a global, multi-cultural and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lead rigorous analytical work and lead the publication of timely commentaries.

About S&P Global Ratings
S&P Global Ratings is the world's leading 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

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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