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Structured Finance - Credit Analyst, Analyst/ Senior Analyst/ Associate Director

Fitch Ratings
Sydney (Region), New South Wales (AU)
Negotiable depending on seniority of the role
Closing date
Jul 12, 2024

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Job Function
Credit Analysis
Industry Sector
Credit Rating Agency/Bureau
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Australia/New Zealand Structured Finance and Covered Bonds is currently seeking an Analyst based out of our Sydney office.

The Australian Structured Finance (SF) and Covered Bonds (CVB) team is currently a team of 13 analysts covering all asset classes in Australian and New Zealand SF and CVB.


What We Offer:

  • Join an experienced team;
  • Exposure to majority of issuers in the market;
  • Variety of work with ability to work on multiple asset classes, in both monitoring existing transactions as a well as rating new transactions;
  • Great development opportunity for someone looking to start or continue to develop their career in SF/CvB.


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Ensure all structured finance transactions/CvB programmes are reviewed on a continuous 12 month schedule and all transactions/programmes have been reviewed at least once a year by the due date which include:
    • Performing data analysis in excel
    • Executing Fitch generated models
    • Preparing analytical documentation based on Fitch templates
    • Presenting analytical documentation and communicate comments and opinions in committee effectively
    • Preparing press releases based on Fitch templates;
  • Assist with rating new transactions;
  • Provide timely market/transaction performance commentary;
  • Manage queries from issuers/bankers/investors – represent Fitch and communicate effectively with external transaction parties;
  • Participate in originator/servicer review meetings;
  • Adhoc projects/reporting and author reports.


What You Need to Have:

  • Undergraduate degree in a finance related discipline;
  • A minimum of 18 months experience with a financial institution working in the mortgage or asset finance departments (preference in a credit or analytical related role) where the role required;
    • The candidate to work in excel to manipulate, transform and perform calculation to generate an analytical result to support their proposal / recommendations
    • The candidate to prepare documentation to support their proposals / recommendations;
  • Intermediate excel skills with knowledge of following functionality [vlookup(), sumif(), if(), index(), match() etc];
  • Strong time management skills and a high level of attention to detail;
  • An analytical individual who enjoys working with spreadsheets to generate a solution / result.


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Previous structured finance experience;
  • Previous credit experience.


Dual-headquartered in New York and London, 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 help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.

Fitch Solutions delivers credit market data, analytical tools and risk services to the global financial community. In addition to offering proprietary market-based content, Fitch Solutions distributes the ratings, research and financial data of Fitch Ratings through a variety of flexible platforms. With innovation and experience behind every solution, Fitch Solutions helps financial professionals meet the diverse and

Fitch Learning partner with clients to enhance knowledge, skills and conduct. 

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries.  Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products and services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm.  With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst. 

Fitch complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees.  All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, creed, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and other status protected by applicable laws.

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 asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.

For more information about this policy, please visit the Code of Ethics and Conduct page.

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