The Role: Senior Analyst – Nordic Insurance Ratings, Stockholm
Our Continental European Insurance Ratings team are a highly experienced, diverse, efficient, innovative, and international credit research group of colleagues based across Frankfurt, Paris, London, Milan, Madrid and Stockholm.
The team is part of the EMEA Sovereign and Financial Services Group, which performs surveillance on all EMEA based Sovereign, International Public Finance, Insurance, and Financial Institutions ratings.
The position offers an exciting mix of responsibilities for someone with a keen interest and prior experience in insurance companies. It also offers opportunities to acquire and develop new analytical, communication and operational skills.
You will have the opportunity to develop into a broadly skilled Nordic and Pan-European credit analyst and industry expert covering an increasingly diverse and complex portfolio of credits. You will engage and discuss industry fundamentals with senior management teams and build a network with key industry stakeholders.
What’s in it for you:
A diverse mix of analytical assignments.
Direct interaction with policy makers and senior management of rated entities.
Cooperation with analysts across the globe.
Opportunities to acquire and develop new skills.
Here at S&P Global we believe in offering a competitive transparent benefits package. In Sweden this includes a Wellbeing Support Program, Recharge (S&P Global’s flexible time-off approach under which there is no prescribed maximum amount of time off you can take), our hybrid working model, our Parental Leave, and Give Back Days (five days of paid leave per calendar year to spend volunteering in your community). We encourage you to ask about our benefits during our screening process with our talent acquisition team.
As an Associate, you will be responsible for a portfolio of credit ratings leading the credit analysis and issuer relationships with insurance groups mainly in the Nordics. Your responsibilities will include meeting various insurers in the region and clearly communicating our views on the companies’ credit story to rated issuers, investors, and intermediaries. You will publish high quality and forward-looking rating reports and thought leadership sector research. You will take responsibility for some of our Nordic sector benchmark Insurance Industry & Country Risk Assessments. You are expected to stay analytically abreast of evolving market dynamics and industry trends. Working within this regulated industry also involves keeping abreast of regulations in the markets we serve and respecting our policies and guidelines.
What We’re Looking For:
An S&P Global employee at this level would typically have 3-7 years’ analytical experience
Adept at understanding and analysing financial statements and solvency reporting of insurance companies.
Thorough understanding of financial and capital markets, business environments, and relevant insurance regulations in Nordic insurance markets.
Ability to author research articles on insurance markets.
Actuarial or accounting background, or CFA/FRM qualification would be desirable but is not a prerequisite.
Hold a degree in a relevant business-related field.
Exemplary written and oral communication skills in English and at least one Nordic language are essential.
A highly motivated team player who can work autonomously in a global, multi-cultural and fast-paced environment with strong organizational skills and execution mind-set
Computer literate possessing good Excel/Word/PowerPoint and database application skills. Having the ability to use database, data visualization tools, or programming languages would be a plus.
Grade Level: Grade 11 (for internal purposes)
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 scenarios that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.
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.
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Job ID: 283423
Posted On: 2023-11-15
Location: Stockholm, Sweden