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S&P Global Ratings

Associate /Analyst-Ratings (Pipeline)

The Impact: The responsibilities of the Associate position includes conducting through research and fundamental credit analysis; a solid understanding of financial statements; building financial models and forecasts; and writing analytical reports on rated corporate entities. The successful candidate is able to work effectively in a dynamic environment, be technology savvy, possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, is customer-oriented, and demonstrates excellent presentation skills in front of internal and external audiences.

We are currently looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our Corporate Ratings group as an Associate. You will assess the credit quality of companies in various sectors. Strong communication skills are required. Prior experience in credit or investment analysis is a plus.

The successful candidate will be a proven leader who excels in a collaborative team environment, possesses a strong desire to continuously improve and innovate, exhibits role model behavior, and provides the highest customer service standards whilst adhering to established ratings criteria, methodology, policies and procedures.

What’s in it for you: As an Associate, you are working as part of the Corporate Ratings group at S&P Global Ratings. With the guidance of a senior analyst, a qualified Associate typically maintains direct analytical responsibility for a portfolio of rated corporate issuers. These responsibilities include ongoing surveillance and rating recommendations, maintaining analytical contact with rated entities’ senior management, and presentation of analytical findings to internal and external constituencies. We prepare our most successful Associates to become our future senior analysts that act as spokespersons and senior analytical leaders in sector teams.


The Associate will analyze the situation/data/information utilizing appropriate methodology, criteria factors, and standards.

The Associate should be an active, vocal voting member in rating committees

The Associate should be able to synthesize their analysis into well-reasoned and well-supported rating recommendations

The Associate should communicate with analysts, managers, and staff at all levels in the organization in ways that help to ensure a smooth and efficient analytical work process.

The Associate will develop a thorough understanding of S&P’s policies, procedures, criteria and S&P’s approach to key analytical issues of the rating process

The Associate is responsible for training others and helping them resolve difficult day-to-day analytical issues and problems

What we’re looking for:

University graduate on Economics, Administration, Accounting or similar.

Deep sector experience in analyzing corporates.

Fluent in English.

Solid communication skills, verbal and written, as well as the capacity to expand, learn, and make a contribution.

Ability to learn quickly and work well in a collaborative, deadline-driven environment.

Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial statement analysis and accounting concepts.

Proficiency with figures and the ability to maintain accuracy and be detail oriented while complying with deadlines.

Strong Excel/Word/PowerPoint and database application skills. Ability to prepare forecasts based upon reasoned assumptions will be required.

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 (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

Grade Level: From grade 8 to 11 (for internal purposes)

Location: Multiple Locations (Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and/or Mexico City)

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 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.   



Equal Opportunity Employer

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.  
US Candidates Only:  The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law. 


202 - Middle Professional (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RATNGS202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 281609
Posted On: 2023-02-03
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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