Associate Director - Latin America - Corporates

Employer
Fitch Ratings
Location
Chicago, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 02, 2021
Closes
Oct 02, 2021
Ref
11960305
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide have helped fund a century of growth and enables you to make important credit judgments with confidence.

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Fitch Ratings is seeking an Associate Director level credit analyst for our Latin America department to cover non-financial corporate credits, primarily in the media and telecommunication sectors. The successful candidate for this position must be able to demonstrate skills and experience that will allow for immediate primary coverage of a multi-country portfolio of Latin American Corporate credits.

Primary duties associated with the portfolio of companies include: conducting onsite meetings with senior corporate management in the region, performing analysis of key quantitative and qualitative factors, detailed financial modeling; presenting companies to Fitch's internal credit rating committee; communicating ratings and rating rationale to senior management; interacting with investors, sell-side analysts and media; public speaking on the sector(s); and writing and publishing press releases and research reports. Position will also require active role in assisting in related industry studies as well as active participation in national ratings conducted by regional offices.

Position Requirements

The successful candidate must possess at least 3-5 years relevant experience; strong credit skills and knowledge of corporate credit and industry analysis are required. Strong English writing skills, a solid foundation of analytical skills and well-developed interpersonal communication skills are required. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point is necessary. MBA and/or CFA preferred. Ability to speak Spanish and/or Portuguese is a plus.

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Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites: www.fitchratings.com | www.fitchsolutions.com | www.fitchlearning.com

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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