Rating Analyst, Financial Institution Ratings

Employer
S&P Global
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 24, 2021
Closes
Feb 23, 2021
Ref
9549037
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The Role: Rating Analyst, Financial Institution

The primary role will be to undertake credit analysis on banks and non-bank financial institutions and to support senior analysts responsible for the sectors in mainland China Hong Kong. The role is based in Hong Kong, but will involve travelling, primarily in mainland China at times.

Grade Level: G9 (For internal reference only)

The Location: Hong Kong

The Impact: This will require the candidate to develop and maintain relationships with key market participants in time e.g. issuers, intermediaries, investors, regulators. Strong communication skills are required for this client facing role.

The Skills: S&P Global Ratings is seeking to recruit an analyst for Financial Institutions Ratings in Greater China region. We are looking for analysts with strong analytical capability.

Analytical Requirements
  • Analyzing pertinent information and data necessary for rating determination on banks and non-bank financial institutions and their debt issues
  • Help making credit rating recommendations and presenting to the rating committee
  • Preparation of press releases, company specific reports and industry commentaries in a fast paced environment with publication deadlines
  • Effectively communicating to clients S&P Global Rating's methodology and procedures
  • Continuous monitoring of operating performance of the rated companies, including review of public filings, private information supplied by issuers, and participation in client meetings
  • Meeting with issuers and investors on analytical matters and assisting in resolving clients' analytical needs
  • Contributing to global and regional S&P Global Ratings analytical forums, and publishing commentaries on their sectors
  • Co-operate closely with analysts across the network within the region and global as well as occasionally with analysts from other practices (e.g. Insurance, Sovereign, and Corporates, etc)
  • Provide clients within the assigned portfolio of responsibilities with the highest level of professional service
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree, CFA charter holder or CPA is a plus
  • Minimum two years of experience in an analytical position
  • Strong financial statement analysis skills required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to give effective verbal presentations to senior level management
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 www.spglobal.com/ratings.

EEO Statements

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.

20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RATNGS202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 257882
Posted On: 2020-11-27
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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