Associate, Ratings Analytical

  • Competitive
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Melbourne Victoria AU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 27 May 18 2018-05-27

Associate, Ratings Analytical

JobDescription :
S&P Global Ratings

The Role: You will act as a subject matter expertise in the corporate sectors. You will actively participate in rating committees and assure the integrity of the rating process. This role will undertake credit analysis on leading regional corporate issuers. You will not only perform analytical work and write reports, but also demonstrate your analytical insight to internal and external audiences in an international working environment.

The Location: AUS - Melbourne / Sydney

The Team: The team is composed of experienced professionals within the financial services industry. The business has a casual and friendly atmosphere with an entrepreneurial spirit. We value team work and it is crucial that you are a team player in order to be successful within our organization.

The Impact: You will analyze original, non-routine and complex situations in a timely, orderly and insightful manner. Developing and maintaining a deep understanding of industry trends and issues. You will represent Standard & Poor's as a credit expert in one of the most dynamic regions globally.


  • Take direct responsibility as primary analyst to manage a portfolio of credits
  • Attend meetings and interact with senior management of corporations to obtain information upon which to base credit rating decisions
  • Actively participate and be engaged in rating committees. Present findings and your rationale to the rating committee
  • Support business growth and franchise - as a spokesman (via media, seminars or our own media platform) for corporate analytics
  • External communication and outreach and develop effective relationships with issuers, intermediaries and investors
  • Actively participate in regional and global analytical work groups to maintain and enhance our analytical industry expertise
  • Share knowledge/ participate in initiatives to improve group operations (through sharing analytical expertise, coaching to more junior staff, project work)
  • Cooperate with non-analytical staff to ensure that the process dimension of the analytical process is properly executed

What We're Looking For:
We are looking for someone who is able and willing to cover a portfolio of complex and demanding corporates in a very dynamic region. In return, you will further enhance your great skill set and sharpen your profile as part of a globally leading organization in fundamental credit research.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree holder of Finance, Economics or a related subject
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience as a credit analyst, equity research or a relevant industry sector in the financial services industry
  • Must have a good understanding of financial markets and business environment including implications for S&P's analytical products and services
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 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
  • Possess the ability to think analytically; to collate information into reasoned arguments.

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 .

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 .