Associate Director

S&P Global
Centennial, USA
May 07, 2021
May 13, 2021
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Associate Director - U.S. / Canada Nonbank Financial Institutions
The Role:
We are currently looking for an experienced and highly skilled individual to join the North America Nonbank Financial Institutions team at the Associate Director level based in our New York, Centennial or Toronto office. The successful candidate will possess the ability to undertake rigorous analytical work and will be skilled at performing nonbank (including but not limited to asset managers, finance companies and securities firms) credit analysis, doing research and writing analytical reports based on fundamental analysis.
Prior experience with non-bank credit analysis is strongly preferred, either from an equity or fixed-come perspective, but background as a credit analyst in other sectors within insurance or financial institutions would be considered. An ability to quickly absorb, analyze and act upon new information is essential.
The successful candidate will be adept at navigating in an environment which stimulates continuous improvement and innovation, and the highest customer service standards while adhering to established ratings criteria, methodology, policies and procedures. The individual will be able to demonstrate analytical excellence, and superior presentation skills in front of senior external and internal audiences, and rigorously maintain and enhance the quality and timeliness of our analysis.

Summary of Responsibilities:
The candidate will be responsible for monitoring the ratings on a portfolio of non-banks in the U.S., as part of a team led by an analytical manager, and other experienced team members, with a focus primarily on asset managers and finance companies.

The candidate will be required to prepare extensively and lead meetings with senior management teams to extract and assess information relating to a nonbank's credit quality, and to explain our credit rating opinions verbally and in writing. Strong presentation and organizational skills are also required to present clear, detailed information and reasoned opinions to our credit rating committees.

  • At least 5 years of experience within a financial services firm, including a commercial/investment bank, or an asset management company working in the field of credit or financial analysis of U.S. and/or Canadian companies
  • M.A. or MBA within Finance, Economics, Accounting, Engineering, or Mathematics.
  • Have strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial statements, accounting concepts, and understanding of the details of nonbank financial institutions
  • An independent ability and desire to learn and drive his/her own analysis and research
  • Able to work in a collaborative work environment
  • Be willing to travel, sometimes with short notice
  • Be computer literate having strong Excel/Word/PowerPoint and database application skills.
  • Ability to prepare forecasts based upon reasoned assumptions will be required.
  • Possess excellent communication skills, verbal and written, as well as the capacity to expand learn and to make a contribution
  • Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.
CFA accreditation a plus.

Compensation/Benefits Information: (US only)
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $82,600 to $230,200 . Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.

This role is eligible to receive S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

About Company Statement:
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 .

EEO Statement:
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, sex, 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 any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

202 - Middle Professional (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RATNGS202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 260470
Posted On: 2021-04-06
Location: New York, New York, United States

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