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The Role: Rating Analyst, Structured Finance Ratings

You will act in an analytical role providing analysis, research and support to the Structured Finance team in Hong Kong.

The Location: Hong Kong

The Impact: You will have responsibility for undertaking analysis for the Structured Finance team. As an Rating Analyst you will be conducting credit and financial analysis with the support from the senior analysts, reviewing researching and managing data, running credit models, analyzing cash flows, and preparing analytical documentation. You will be expected to make rating recommendations to the primary analysts, and may act as a committee member to observe/vote for ratings outcomes. You will be an effective communicator working within the Structured Finance Analytical team through effective communication with issuers and rating users /market participants/media. You will develop and maintain a deep understanding of the industry trends and issues. 

What is in it for you: You will get to work in a dynamic team environment and work with a team of professional specialists. You can deepen and broaden your insight and knowledge in one of the leading credit ratings’ companies in the world. This role provides a great opportunity to be exposed to a range of markets and asset types.

The Team / The Business:  You will report to the Analytical Manager, Structured Finance and be working closely with a number of highly experienced industry specialists.

Your Skills: Bachelor degree is required and possibly completed or pursuing post graduate studies/CFA. You must have good attention to detail and numerical skills, and an ability to synthesize and interpret large volumes of data. You have good English writing skills to prepare professional analyses and reports. An understanding of securitization and financial markets and prior exposure to securitization or credit analytics is beneficial. You are a proactive individual who has a willingness to learn attitude and an analytical mindset.

Our Hiring Manager says: “This is a great opportunity to build a career in finance with one of the leading providers of financial market intelligence. We are looking for an individual with a dynamic and proactive personality who has an analytical mindset and is always thinking outside the box. In return, you will further enhance your skill sets and sharpen your profile as part of a globally leading organization in fundamental credit research.”
 

Responsibilities

  • Preparing and presenting analysis and recommendations to the primary analysts or credit committees
  • Conducting analyses onSF transactions with appropriate guides from senior analysts
  • Working  closely with analysts to provide research and analysis  for the Structured Finance team
  • Review and run cash flow models
  • Analyze data and review documentation for the analytical team
  • Undertake research in support of S&P Global Ratings published commentaries

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree holder of Business, Finance, Economics, or a related subject
  • Relevant industry experience in securitization or credit analysis or related analytical fields
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • 2-5 years of analytical work experience in the financial services industry
  • Experience in managing and interpreting data for analytical purposes
  • Solid analytical capability, team player and has good time management skills
  • Able to multi-task and meet projects with a tight time frame
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines in a fast-changing, global and regulated environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Mandarin
  • Basic programming skills and preferably experience in writing VBA in excel

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.

S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/ratings

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or other legally protected categories, subject to applicable law.

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