Senior Analyst/Associate Director - Asset Backed Securities - NY
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Fitch Ratings is seeking a Senior Analyst/Associate Director to join the Asset-Backed Securities Group. This person will assume a role in rating of ABS transactions (including auto loan and auto lease, unsecured consumer loans, equipment leasing, student loan and Asset Backed Commercial paper conduits), authoring market commentary and related research, serving as a credit committee member in reviewing and assigning ratings to ABS transactions and participating in criteria and cash flow model projects.
Responsiblities include but are not limited to:
- Analyzing critical credit,legal and structural elements of asset backed transaction structures
- Producing quality internal and external written reports including credit committees, criteria, special reports and market commentary
- Communicating Fitch rating methodology and criteria to issuers and investors
- Leading and/or supporting research projects
- Maintaining assigned rating relationships
The ideal candidate will have a BA/BS degree with 3 years (Senior Analyst) or 5 years plus (Associate Director) of work experience. Strong quantitative and analytical skills, proficiency in Excel and Word, strong communication (particularly writing), analytical, organizational, and time-management skills are a must.
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