Associate, Corporate Ratings (Commodity Sector)

Recruiter
Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
At S&P Global, we are committed to providing you with a comprehensive, competitive benefits package.
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Ref
230072
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

The Role: Associate, Corporate Ratings (Commodity Sector)

The Location: Hong Kong

The Team: You will act in an analytical position (covering the Commodity industry), covering a portfolio of leading regional corporate issuers. As a primary analyst for credits in the corporate sectors, 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 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.

What’s in it for you: This is a great opportunity for experienced professionals within the financial industry to lead criteria and analytical projects, participating in determining department strategies and priorities.


Our Hiring Manager says: “I’m looking for the kind of person who has significant experience within the financial industry.  You will play a key role within the Analytical team assisting resolving client’s needs and assess client’s quarterly financial projections and business plan.”
 
Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing 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.
  • Actively participate in regional and global analytical work groups to maintain and enhance our analytical industry expertise.
  • Prepare a variety of materials suitable for publication (rating reports, press releases) to disseminate and explain our ratings on a timely basis.
  • Prepare commentaries/ papers on areas of expertise for publication.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate service excellence and professionalism towards external and internal clients.

 
What We’re Looking For:
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree holder of Finance, Economics or a related subject
  • Holder of CFA Designation is preferable
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience as a credit analyst, equity research or a relevant industry sector in the financial services industry
  • Strong network and understanding of the Consumer market in the Greater China region
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Mandarin
  • 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
  • Willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice

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 www.spglobal.com/ratings.

 

Kindly formally apply for the role (ID: 230072) online at our Careers Website at https://www.spglobal.com/careers where you can also learn more about our company and the benefits of working at S&P Global.