About the Role: Grade Level (for internal use): 09 Role: Analytic Quality & Validation Analyst (AQV)
Location: New York, NY
The role of the AQV Analyst is to support the analytical activities of Analytic Quality & Validation (AQV), a control function for S&P Global Ratings. The position supports the development of tools and analyses that enhance AQV's ability to evaluate the quality of S&P's ratings analysis and assists in the research of the quality of our criteria, models, and their application to assign ratings. In particular, the Analyst will participate in risk-based activities, as assigned, and is expected to be an active contributor to the team's development and maintenance of its Analytic Platforms/visualizations.
The role is within a multi-cultural, global team that works closely together, and requires excellent multi-tasking skills, attention to detail, strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to analyze and solve problems in a timely and insightful manner. It will suit a diligent and analytically curious self-starter with a strong work ethic and a drive to succeed.
Responsibilities & Impact
Credit Risk Analysis
Analyzes structured and unstructured data from internal and external sources and synthesizes the results to identify key credit trends and sector risks at the direction of senior analytical leaders.
Demonstrates an understanding of the drivers of credit risk, has a working knowledge of S&P ratings criteria and supports market trends research including the generation and preparation of rating performance metrics using various AQV tools.
Contributes to the evaluation of credit analyses using S&P rating methodology and standards, financial models, financial data, and financial statement analysis. Helps evaluate whether criteria and models are consistently applied.
Coordinates with global offices to ensure data analyses and reports are available to all relevant stakeholders and is treated in a consistent manner.
Assist with planning, organizing, executing, and documenting all activities. Conducts ad-hoc research as needed.
Applies knowledge of Excel or of programming languages, such as Python or R, to contribute to the development of analytical tools that facilitate analyses, visualizations, or improve operations.
BA or BS in a business or financial engineering field or and possibly pursuing advanced or business degree.
1-3 years in financial services. Good knowledge of financial markets, the business environment, and financial data.
Proficiency with Excel, SQL, and Python required. Proficiency with VBA, and R desired.
Experience in data mining, data warehousing, and data mapping.
Knowledge of automation techniques.
Include for roles that are bonus plan eligible, including sales commission plans.
Compensation/Benefits Information: (This section is only applicable to US candidates)
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $58,300 to $115,850. Final base salary for this role will be based on the individual's geographic location, as well as experience level, skill set, training, licenses, and certifications.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, please click here .
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?
Our Purpose: 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.
Our People: 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.
Benefits: 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.
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