Work in a dynamic environment in a team that has global, cross-sector responsibilities.
Opportunity to work in analytical and non-analytical tasks in a collegial culture, providing strong potential for professional development and career growth.
Personal initiative, independence, strong time management skills, and an inquisitive mindset are emphasized, providing the perfect environment for highly motivated individuals.
Works in a team oriented, multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary global environment tasked with the development and maintenance of AQV's analytical and non-analytical tools, the execution of analytical and / or non-analytical projects, including periodic criteria and model reviews, Framework Reviews, Dynamic Reviews, Risk -Based Analytical Reviews and Advisory Engagements (projects).
Responsibilities include supporting the execution of projects by:
Contributing to the continuing research and development of new tools for the quantitative and qualitative analyses used for ratings and ratings criteria performance, and to the wider continuing development of tools, systems and infrastructure used by the Analytic Quality & Validation function
Assisting in the refinement of the business case and/or user requirements of any tool development
Maintaining all AQV's analytical tools
Identifying, in a timely basis, any relevant criteria or model issues (e.g. need for revised or new criteria)
Working and coordinating with other functions outside Analytic Quality & Validation as required to achieve desired goals
Developing, or helping develop high quality, well researched analysis using internal and / or external data sources to assist in the evaluation of the criteria, models or their application, including conducting various statistical / quantitative analyses in the evaluation of ratings and ratings criteria performance (e.g., back-testing and stress testing to verify the soundness of the assumptions and calibration with established benchmarks and ratings definitions).
Helping manage projects by directing all relevant activities and maintaining a meaningful agenda
Providing timely resolution to ad hoc matters to ensure project milestones are met
Ensuring project members are actively engaged and able to contribute, adhere to all relevant internal protocols and adhere to documentary requirements
What We're Looking For
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Engineering, Statistics /Data Science/Mathematics or other relevant program.
Well-rounded communication skills that implement good listening techniques, clear and concise writing style, as well as strong verbal skills.
2+ years of full-time relevant work experience in debt capital markets, quantitative finance, or credit analysis/research.
Strong data gathering / data modeling experience.
Strong proficiency with Excel & VBA, financial / analytical models, and financial data.
Strong proficiency using scripted query languages
Proficiency with using analytical platforms (e.g. Tableau) to visualize and report data
Strong background in quantitative modeling and statistical inference techniques
Strong understanding of financial markets and their relationship to S&P Global products.
Diligent and intellectually curious self-starter with a strong work ethic and a drive to succeed.
Team player, focusing on collaboration and adapting to the demands of a diverse multi-cultural team.
Adept at managing multiple tasks and adhering to regular deadlines.
MBA or another relevant post-graduate degree is a plus.
Strong proficiency with MATLAB, R, and/or Python is a plus.
Strong proficiency using scripted query languages is a plus.
2+ years of experience in data science, modeling, or related field is a plus.
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.