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JobDescription : The Role: Associate, Corporate Ratings - Credit Estimates
Location: 55 Water Street New York City 10041
The Credit Estimates team is a close-knit team of analysts across four cities in the Americas and serves an integral part of the leveraged loan markets.
We have a fast paced and collegial work environment and communicate frequently across sectors and practices in the company.
The nature of interactions are largely internal; there will be some client interface and interaction over a period of time.
The team provides solid training grounds in credit analysis and the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of S&P's corporate rating methodologies.
The Credit estimates is a critical ingredient of S&P's credit rating process and the credit rating assigned to Collateral Loan Obligations (CLOs).
Our clients and other investors rely on the Credit Estimates team for fast, fair, independent and careful evaluation of credit risk for middle market companies.
Although our credit opinions are not publicly disclosed, they have a tremendous impact on the ability of small businesses to borrow from an important segment of the financial markets.
The group is also responsible for providing other credit products such as Private Credit Analysis ( PCAs) used by Insurance companies for their Capital requirements
What's in it for you:
A terrific credit rich collegial work environment and the opportunity to work on interesting middle market companies undergoing capital structure transformation
Opportunity to perform credit analysis companies across different sectors with different debt financing needs
Exposure to clients and investors over a period of time
As an Associate, you will analyze companies across a variety of sectors and learn the most important determinants of credit quality for small and medium sized companies.
You will analyze company financials and read and review credit agreements
You will also assist with detailed statistical and financial analysis for use in reports and related materials for S&P Global Ratings publications.
You will work on projects related to credit estimates and recovery ratings including data curation and aggregation towards publishing
You should have a steep learning curve; the initial training will be in the area of S&P methodology and analysis; getting familiar with our analytical tools and processes. You will focus on analyzing a number of diverse companies and learn how to evaluate credit quality as efficiently as possible.
As you gain experience, you will deal more and more with investors directly, work on larger scope research projects.
We're Looking For: Basic Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Commerce, Business or Mathematics
Excellent Excel and MS Access (or other database) skills
Strong analytical skills, including financial statement and quantitative analysis
Excellent writing and oral communication skills
Strong attention to detail
You should have an MBA or a CFA or equivalent preferred
Excellent analytical skills and the ability to analyze financial statements
Good written and oral communication skills
Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
Good team player
Strong organizational and project managements; high attention to detail
Internal Number: 4676991
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