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The Role: As a Ratings Analyst, you will be supporting the credit evaluation of insurance companies in the UK. France and other locations in EMEA when needed. This position involves meetings with issuers and supporting senior insurance analysts.
The Impact: The position offers an exciting mix of responsibilities for someone with a keen interest in supporting the team in analyzing insurance companies, as well as opportunities to acquire and develop new skills. It offers interaction with S&P analysts in EMEA. Tasks include research duties, support of senior analysts with building the "credit story" on insurance companies and markets through insightful opinions and strong analysis.
Your Skills: Solid, demonstrable experience (2+ years) within insurance industry or credit analysis of non-life and life insurers within a financial services firm. Strong communication skills. Fluency in French or Italian would be a plus
Analyzing information and data for determining ratings on insurance companies and their debt issues
Supporting senior analysts in making recommendations and presenting to rating committees
Drafting press releases, company-specific reports, and industry commentaries.
Good understanding of S&P Global Ratings' methodology and procedures
Continuous monitoring of operating performance of rated companies, including reviews of public filings and private information supplied by issuers, and participation in client meetings
Meeting with issuers and investors on analytical matters with Senior analysts
Contributing to S&P Global Ratings' global and regional analytical sectoral publications
Bachelor's degree. Actuarial background, accounting degree, or CFA qualification would be a plus
Minimum 2 years of experience in an analytical position or experience in the insurance industry
Good understanding of financial and capital markets and the insurance sector
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) in English are essential. Fluency in French or Italian would be a plus
Strong ability to understand and analyze financial statements of insurance companies
A highly motivated team player who can work autonomously in a global, multi-cultural and fast pace environment
Ability to undertake rigorous analytical work and be proficient at writing analytical reports in English
Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to use programming languages a plus
About 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.
20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RATNGS202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)
Job ID: 257854 Posted On: 2021-01-11 Location: London, United Kingdom