The Role:Director: U.S. Corporate Ratings - New York
The Transportation, Auto, Aerospace & Defense team comprises about 180 issuer relationships. The team is based in New York. The successful candidate will be a proven leader, who excels in an environment which stimulates continuous improvement and innovation, exhibits role model behavior as an analytical leader and the highest customer service standards while adhering to established ratings criteria, methodology, policies and procedures
The individual will be able to demonstrate analytical excellence and excellent communication skills in front of internal and external audiences. You must demonstrate an ability to represent S&P Global Ratings in a highly professional manner to issuers and investors. You will be required to prepare and lead meetings with senior management teams to extract and assess information relating to credit quality and to explain our credit rating opinions. Strong organizational and presentation skills are also required to implement manage and continually improve the teams analytical and industry expertise and related governance.
What's in it for you:
As a Director, you will analyze a portfolio of assigned entities as well as complex situations, data, and information, assess client's financial projections and resolve difficult deal-specific analytical situations. This position involves meeting with issuers and investors on analytical matters, assisting in resolving client needs, contributing to media requirements in conjunction with other senior members of the organization, and taking the lead at external meetings related to credits.
Actively chair and vote on the team's credit committees
Act as Primary analyst on a portfolio of about 10-12 credits
Perform credit analysis by demonstrating the ability to understand and identify key factors that affect issue and issuer credit ratings, through the application of the relevant S&P Global's ratings criteria.
Lead new transaction and issuer ratings analysis and deliver outcomes in a timely, orderly and insightful manner.
Facilitate service excellence with various external stakeholders
Display strong credit skills. Publish timely industry commentaries, and proficiently write sector reviews and thought leadership pieces. Speaking publically and representing the company to external stakeholders.
Share/ transfer knowledge and skills, and mentor junior team members to develop them
Role model leadership behavior and professionalism
Ensure adherence to analytical guidelines, quality standards, and established policies and procedure
What We're Looking For:
MBA and/or CFA preferred
Solid, demonstrable experience with a large commercial bank, investment bank, investing institution or an audit company, or other credit institutions, working in the field of credit analysis.
Has a track record of analytical leadership, problem-solving and critical thinking
Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor analytical team members
Strong organizational management skills.
Be numerate and accurate with figures and detail orientated with the ability to maintain accuracy while complying with deadlines.
Be highly proficient at working with financial models. Ability to prepare forecasts based upon reasoned assumptions will be required.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Able to work both independently and within a team environment is critical.
Compensation/Benefits Information: (US ONLY)
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $154,000 to $200,000
Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States or Canada.
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.
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