Senior Associate, Client Services

Toronto (Region), Ontario (CA)
Commensurate with Experience
Dec 16, 2021
Jan 15, 2022
Job Function
Credit Analysis
Industry Sector
Credit Rating Agency/Bureau
Employment Type
Full Time

The Role:

DBRS Morningstar is seeking a senior Client Services Associate to focus on supporting clients across North America. The Client Services team offers excellent opportunities for growth within the team and supports promoting team members who are ready to pursue roles within other areas of the company.

The ideal candidate will be personable and highly driven, with an exceptional attention to detail. Previous work experience within the financial services industry is ideal yet not required for candidates who can demonstrate their ability to learn quickly and excel within a fast-paced environment. This position is located in Toronto with a hybrid going into the office structure.


Job Responsibilities:

The core responsibilities for efficiently servicing clients demands creative problem solving and the swift execution of a variety of administrative tasks:
Client engagement

  • Meet with clients to discuss DBRS Morningstar products and services, and related pricing
  • Track the status of engagements with new and existing clients across North America
  • Conduct research that identifies any market trends likely to impact issuers
  • Create and maintain materials which supports events aimed at engaging both issuers and investors


Client administration

  • Prepare and coordinate letters of engagement for new and existing clients
  • Respond to client inquiries on contracts and invoices
  • Configure and maintain records on new and existing clients within the Salesforce CRM system
  • Validate with Finance team members the status of client invoices, and the accuracy of billings
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures, and imagine how the team might get more done with less work



  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • 2 years or more of relevant experience related to Sales or Relationship Management
  • Interest in the financial services industry
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Confident engaging clients at an executive level, via in-person discussions, phone, or email
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)


Nice to have:

  • Attained a bachelor’s degree or higher with a specialization in business, finance and other relevant disciplines
  • Experience in the financial services industry
  • Experience with Salesforce Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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