Associate, Infrastructure, North America Project Finance
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 12335491
The Role: Associate, Global Infrastructure Ratings - Public-Private Partnership and Renewable Energy
The Team: The Global Infrastructure Practice was established by S&P Global to expand our ratings franchise in an area of strong growth and to leverage our significant global infrastructure expertise across the full range of infrastructure asset classes. Analytical team members reside in 16 locations globally and work on a diverse range of transactions globally applying different ratings criteria, predominantly project finance and public-private partnerships or P3s. We also work on transactions in partnership with other practices on a regular basis. Effective teamwork and a thoughtful approach to problem solving are highly valued.
The Impact: The successful applicant will enhance our ability to efficiently and effectively serve our clients by demonstrating outstanding analytical excellence and the capacity to provide relevant, insightful and compelling analysis. You will analyze original, often bespoke and complex situations in a timely, orderly and insightful manner. Developing and maintaining a deep understanding of industry trends and issues is important. A project finance background is desired.
What's in it for you: This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a high performing, global analytical team, covering a sector undergoing important changes and with good potential for professional development. You will act in an analytical position covering a portfolio of predominately project financings, including public-private partnership. As a primary analyst for project finance credits in the infrastructure sector, you will not only perform financial analysis and publish credit reports and research, but you will also be involved in outreach to the investment community that is focused on infrastructure lending.
Responsible for managing a portfolio of project finance transactions, including performing at least annual reviews
Attend meetings and interact with bankers, equity sponsors, and lenders involved in new rating transactions
Actively participate in rating committees.
Contribute to regional and global analytical work groups to maintain and enhance our analytical industry expertise, especially in the area of toll roads, availability public private partnerships, power, and social accommodation projects
Prepare a variety of materials suitable for publication (rating reports, press releases) to disseminate and explain our ratings on a timely basis
Prepare commentaries/ papers on areas of expertise for publication
Share knowledge/ participate in initiatives to improve group operations (through sharing analytical expertise, coaching to more junior staff, project work)
Cooperate with non-analytical staff to ensure that the process dimension of the analytical process is properly executed
Demonstrate service excellence and professionalism towards external and internal clients
Understand and implement S&P's policies and procedures
What We're Looking For:
MBA in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Engineering, Mathematics and/or CFA preferred
Experience (3+ years) within a large commercial bank, investment bank, investing institution/asset manager, or an audit company working in a field related to credit analysis for multinational corporations a plus
Strong analytical skills and a good understanding of financial statement analysis and accounting concepts.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Solid analytical capability including work on financial modeling and forecasting
Good time management skills
Able to multi-task and meet projects with a tight time frame
Ability to work under tight deadlines in a fast-changing, global and regulated environment
Willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only): S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $67,600 to $190,100. 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. This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit https://www.spgbenefitessentials.com/newhires .
This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer: S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by 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.
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202 - Middle Professional (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RATNGS202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)
Job ID: 264252 Posted On: 2021-08-20 Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada