Research Assistant, International Public Finance Ratings, Greater China

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 18 Jul 18 2018-07-18

Research Assistant, International Public Finance Ratings, Greater China

JobDescription :
The Role: Research Assistant, International Public Finance Ratings, Greater China

The Location: Hong Kong

The Impact: You will be part of the team to provide key stakeholders with our value-added "credit story" on governments and related entities through insightful opinions and strong analysis.
You will perform in-depth credit analysis and support the delivery of analytical insight to internal and external audiences in an international working environment.


  • Perform credit analysis on local and regional governments based on S&P Global Ratings' methodology with a focus on Greater China
  • Support senior analysts to deliver presentations and participate in meetings with government officials, senior management of related entities clients and rating users
  • Support the production of entity specific reports and market commentaries in a fast paced environment with publication deadlines
  • Contribute in global and regional analytical projects and working groups
  • Articulate analytical findings and recommendations in a logical and coherent manner
  • Demonstrate service excellence and professionalism towards external and internal clients

What we're looking for:
  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Finance and/or Accounting or a related subject,
  • Holder of CFA Designation is preferable
  • 1-2 years of research or relevant analytical experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, and Mandarin
  • Good knowledge of APAC's financial markets, governmental systems and regulatory environment
  • Strong numeric skills with knowledge in financial analysis and accounting
  • Self-driven, energetic and proactive
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and a busy environment
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, global, multi-cultural environment

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.
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