Associate Director, Credit Analyst - CLOs (Structured Credit)
Fitch Ratings is seeking a Associate Director or Director level Credit Analyst to join our Structured Credit group. Fitch Ratings brings our legacy of transparency and openness to bear in all areas of the structured finance market, including structured credit products. We develop investor-focused surveillance tools and continually look for opportunities to enhance our existing offerings to ensure that a security's risk is clearly identified and that our opinions continue to be objective and forward-looking. In the complex field of global securitization, we maintain an open dialogue with market participants and our analysts explore every angle of a transaction--so that investors have the additional insight and context necessary to make timely and informed business decisions. From our ongoing surveillance to our timely presale reports, at Fitch Ratings there's a world behind our structured credit products credit opinions.
The candidate will be responsible for assigning and reviewing ratings on various structured credit transaction types including collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), which involves modeling cash flows, legal documentation review, analyzing collateral, preparing credit committee reports, and communicating credit opinions to investors and issuers.
The ideal candidate will possess:
· Four plus years of experience with Structured Finance, CLOs,or leveraged loans
· Excellent proficiency in Excel, VBA, and Word
· Strong quantitative and analytical thinking
· Superb attention to detail and time management skills
· Strong communication skills
· Bachelor's degree in finance or a business related field with significant coursework in Finance
Dual-headquartered in New York and London, Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.
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Fitch Ratings and Fitch Solutions, along with Fitch Learning and BMI Research, are part of the Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is majority-owned by Hearst.
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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.