The Team: The financial institutions (FI) team within the Financial Services division at S&P Global is focused on assigning and surveilling ratings on a range of issuers, from banks and brokers to exchanges and alternative funds.
The Impact: The successful candidate will be the primary analyst responsible for a portfolio of credits across bank and non-bank sectors. In addition to surveillance of the portfolio, the analyst will effectively communicate with market participants about ratings, as well as fundamentals and trends impacting the industry.
What's in it for you:
Access to senior management to hear firsthand of the challenges and opportunities our issuers face
Work in a team of experienced analysts to assign and surveil ratings
The opportunity to collaborate on relevant research topics
Daily interactions with key market participants
Analyze a portfolio of 14 - 16 credits, focused primarily on banks, securities firms, and financial market infrastructure companies (exchanges and clearinghouses)
Prepare for and lead meetings with senior management teams to extract and assess information important to our ratings and to explain our credit rating opinions
Actively participate in management meetings
Demonstrate ability to understand and identify key factors that affect an issuer's credit rating
Develop and maintain an understanding of industry trends and issues
Prepare reports suitable for publication on S&P Global's credit portal and other media sufficient to disseminate and explain our ratings on a timely basis
Actively participate in management meetings with issuers and rating committees
What We're Looking For:
At least 7 years of experience working in the field of credit analysis, ideally of financial institutions
Have strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial statements and accounting concepts
Detail orientation, and focus on high accuracy while complying with multiple deadlines
Have strong Excel/Word/PowerPoint and database application skills
Ability to prepare forecasts based upon reasoned assumptions
Possess excellent communication skills, verbal and written
Able to work in a collaborative work environment
Undergraduate degree, preferable majors in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, or other business-related majors.
M.A. or MBA focused on Finance, Economics, Accounting, Engineering, or Mathematics is preferred
CFA accreditation preferred
Return to Work
Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative, we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $110,800 to $230,200. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.
S&P Global Ratings offers critical insights for credit, risk and sustainable finance solutions that are essential to translating complexity into clarity, so market participants can uncover opportunities.
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.