The Team/Business: When you join S&P Global Ratings, 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, you have the opportunity to ask probing questions to senior corporate executives and interact with the global investor community.
With offices in 26 countries, rating $47.5 trillion in debt, and with nearly 1,400 credit analysts, S&P Global Ratings 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 Practice Groups include: Corporates, Public Finance, Financial Institutions, Structured Finance, Sovereign and International Public Finance, and Infrastructure.
At S&P Global Ratings, your analytical opinion truly matters and each person who works here has an essential role in S&P Global Ratings reputation of integrity, transparency, and ratings excellence.
S&P Global Ratings plays a vital role in bringing transparency and comparability to the financial markets and helps investors and others measure and manage credit risk.
By supporting capital markets, S&P Global Ratings helps people to start and grow businesses, cities, and states to build highways and hospitals, and manufacturers to build factories and create jobs.
What’s in it for you:
We prepare our most successful Associates to become our future senior analysts that act as spokespersons and senior analytical leaders in sector teams. A high performing Associate is likely to be considered for rating more complex and higher profile issuers, as well as for investor outreach.
Build a career with a global company
Grow and improve your skills by working on research and analysis with global impact
Perform rigorous analytical work, research, fundamental credit analysis, analysis of financial statements, building of financial models and forecasts, and writing of analytical reports on rated corporate entities
Maintain direct analytical responsibility for a portfolio of rated corporate issuers with the guidance of a Senior Analyst
Ongoing surveillance and rating recommendations
Repeat analytical contact with rated entities’ senior management, and presentation of analytical findings to internal and external constituencies
What We’re Looking For: Basic Qualifications:
MBA, MPA, JD, CFA, or other advanced degree in related field
3+ years of experience within a large commercial bank, investment bank, investing institution/asset manager, law firm, or an audit company working in the field of credit analysis of multinational corporations or equivalent military experience.
Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial statement analysis and accounting concepts
Proficiency with figures and the ability to maintain accuracy and be detail oriented while complying with deadlines
Strong Excel/Word/PowerPoint and database application skills
Ability to prepare forecasts based upon reasoned assumptions
Solid communication skills, verbal and written, as well as the capacity to expand, learn, and make a contribution.
Solid, demonstrable credit analysis experience
Superb, in-depth understanding of financial statement analysis
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 has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy (“the Policy”) that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy’s requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $95,000 to $150,000. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan. This role is not eligible for additional compensation such as an annual incentive bonus or sales commission plan.