JobDescription : Rating Analyst - Corporate Ratings (Centennial, CO) Role: The Ratings Analyst is a critical role at S&P Global Ratings and requires proficiency in research and fundamental credit analysis including analyzing financial statements, building financial models and forecasts, and writing analytical reports on rated companies. The successful candidate is able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, is a self-starter with proven ability to multi task while maintaining attention to detail, possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills, is customer-oriented, and demonstrates excellent presentation skills in front of internal and external audiences. We are currently looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our Corporate Ratings group as a Rating Analyst based in our Centennial, Colorado office. The Impact: At S&P Global Ratings, your analytical opinion truly matters and each person who works here has an essential role in protecting S&P Global Ratings reputation of respect, integrity, transparency, and analytical excellence. S&P Global Ratings plays a vital role in bringing transparency and comparability to the financial markets and helps investors and others measure and manage credit risk. By supporting capital markets, S&P Global Ratings helps people to start and grow businesses, cities and states to build highways and hospitals, and manufacturers to build factories and create jobs. With offices in 26 countries, $47.5 trillion in rated debt, and nearly 1,400 credit analysts - S&P Global Ratings is an important part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 150 years in providing investors and financers the information they need to more easily, quickly and efficiently provide capital to businesses and governments. The Career Opportunity: As a Rating Analyst, you are working as part of the Corporate Ratings group at S&P Global Ratings. With the guidance of senior analysts, a Rating Analyst assists in the analysis of a portfolio of rated corporate issuers. These responsibilities include ongoing surveillance, participation in meetings with senior management of rated companies, and presentation of analytical findings to internal constituencies. The Team / The Business: When you join S&P Global Ratings, you join one of the world's leading providers of independent credit risk research and benchmarks. You are part of a team that produces high quality fundamental research based on established criteria, you have the opportunity to ask probing questions to senior corporate executives, and interact with the global investor community. Your Skills: Solid, demonstrable experience (2+ years) within a large commercial bank, investment bank, investing institution/asset manager, rating agency or an audit company working in the field of credit analysis of corporations. Progress towards a CFA, MBA, or Master's degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, or related field preferred. Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial statement analysis and accounting concepts. Proficiency with figures and the ability to maintain accuracy and be detail oriented while complying with deadlines. Strong Excel/Word/PowerPoint and database application skills. Ability to prepare forecasts based upon reasoned assumptions will be required. Knowledge and aptitude of data science including programming languages. Familiarity with creating with charts, graphs, and tables. Solid communication skills, verbal and written, as well as the capacity to expand, learn, and make a contribution.
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