Rating Analyst

S&P Global
Farmers Branch, USA
Apr 10, 2021
Apr 14, 2021
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role:
The Rating Analyst supports and assists the analytical team in all aspects of the ratings process. The candidate would be involved in collecting data, analytics, and publishing, including, with limited supervision:

The Career Opportunity:
A qualified Rating Analyst typically conducts surveillance on a small portfolio. He/she also supports new transactions by doing financial modeling and credit analysis to arrive at a recommended rating outcome using our criteria methodology and reviewed by a credit committee. Key responsibilities include managing independently a list of rated companies and completing with a team new credit rating assignments. A high performing Rating Analyst is likely to be considered for modeling more complex financial transactions. We prepare our most successful Rating Analysts to become our future lead analysts in our rating committees.

The Impact:
At S&P Global, your financial modelling acumen and experience with credit analysis of a range of industries (insurance, energy, utilities, and infrastructure, ideally) provides you with the skills to provide an analytical opinion that truly matters in preparing and presenting in credit committee. S&P Global plays a vital role in bringing transparency and comparability to the financial markets and helps investors and others measure and manage credit risk in a global environment. With offices in 26 countries, rating $47.5 trillion in debt, and with nearly 1,400 credit analysts, S&P Global is an important part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 150 years in providing investors and financers the information they need to more easily, quickly and efficiently provide capital to businesses and governments.

The Team / The Business:
When you join S&P Global' s Finance Ratings team, you join one of the world's leading providers of independent credit risk research and benchmarks. You are part of a team that produces high quality fundamental research based on established criteria, and interact with the global investor community.

Your Skills:
• BS/BA or similar degree with relevant concentration in finance or economics
• 2+ years of relevant work experience preferred
• Quantitative degree or coursework preferred, including financial forecasting and statistics/econometrics
• Strong ability to work with financial models and data, including cash flow and credit models
• Strong work ethic and ability to work well both independently and as part a team
• Strong communication skills and ability to interact confidently with clients
• Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; ability to use MS Access a plus
• Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
• Ability to be highly organized, detail-oriented and to multitask
• Ability to use, Visual Basic, C++ or other programming languages a plus
• Pursuit of CFA, or master's degree in finance/economics a plus
This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.

Compensation/Benefits Information :
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $46,200, to $129,200. 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 https://www.spgbenefitessentials.com/newhires .

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 www.spglobal.com/ratings.
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: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.

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

Job ID: 259550
Posted On: 2021-04-08
Location: Farmers Branch, Texas, United States
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