S&P Global Ratings Research team generates leading-edge research and commentary on credit market behavior, default research, and ratings behavior.
The Associate will play an important role in shaping and managing fixed income research projects in the Global Research group. The role works closely with senior team members to prepare detailed statistical and analytical reports and related materials, conduct specific research projects, and interact with senior analysts and management across the firm and other external parties at various levels to secure, organize, analyze, and validate information.
What you stand to Gain:
Contribute to and produce analytical reports extensively read both within, and outside the firm
Encouraged to produce original content
Exposure to multiple asset classes (corporates, public finance, structured finance, sovereigns, etc.)
Global coverage and exposure of the role
Potential to grow to become subject matter expert for direct dealings with risk managers, asset managers, regulators, and central banks
Combine datasets (such as ratings, pricing, credit derivatives, macroeconomics, equity) and investigate key data relationships
Conduct quantitative and qualitative research, and various statistical analysis to analyze trends
Manage Access and Oracle databases, including writing queries and data manipulation
Write commentary to support analytical observations
Meet rigorous publishing deadlines
Interpret research report details for clients, including bankers, risk managers, and senior internal managers
Stay actively abreast of financial market events and their implications
What We're Looking For:
Excellent quantitative and numerical skills, preferably 2 to 4 years of experience analyzing fixed income and macroeconomic data. Prior experience aggregating and interpreting company and sector-level financial data a plus.
Strong knowledge of credit markets, particularly fixed income products (corporate and public sector bonds, structured finance, leveraged loans, CDS, other derivatives)
Excellent Excel knowledge and experience with database and statistical tools (Oracle SQL, R, Python, Matlab)
Strong oral and written communication skills (writing sample required), speak with confidence, and be viewed as credible
Must be very detail oriented
Demonstrated ability to self-manage, take initiative and meet deadlines without supervision
Ability to effectively multi-task
CFA, FRM, CPA, or MBA strongly preferred
Prior experience in a bank or analyzing financial institutions
Prior experience writing analytical reports and market trends
Prior experience in covered asset classes: corporate and financial institutions, structured finance, and/or public finance
About S&P Global Ratings At S&P Global Ratings, our analyst-driven credit ratings, research, and sustainable finance opinions provide critical insights that are essential to translating complexity into clarity so market participants can uncover opportunities and make decisions with conviction. By bringing transparency to the market through high-quality independent opinions on creditworthiness, we enable growth across a wide variety of organizations, including businesses, governments, and institutions.
S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world's leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.
For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/ratings
What's In It For You?
Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.
Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence??, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.
We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.
From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.
Integrity, Discovery, Partnership
At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.
We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.
Our benefits include:
Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
For more information on benefits by country visit: https://www.spglobal.com/en/careers/our-culture/
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global: At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.
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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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."
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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RESECH202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority - Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)
Job ID: 296691 Posted On: 2024-02-21 Location: London, United Kingdom