To contribute to the oversight and building of all ARC Ratings Structured Finance rating analysis and methods.
To pro-actively meet with prospective issuers and investors in the Structured Finance sector and attend relevant conferences
To oversee the writing of rating reports
To write and develop Structured Finance methodologies
To train employees of ARC Ratings in Structured Finance ratings and to procure the recruitment of additional analysts upon the Company's request.
Work on regulatory matters pertaining to Structured Finance accreditation in Europe
Supervise and manage the corporate and structured finance analysis teams
To chair rating panels
Ascertain and identify improvements to the quality of ratings methodologies and ratings processes, while strengthening the globally accepted best practise into the Company's operations.
The structured finance sector includes (in whatever jurisdiction) any securitisation, any covered bond, and structured bond, any secured bond, credit linked securities, any asset backed funding vehicles/programmes, structured credit/equity, preference shares, hybrid equity, subordinated debt, structured arbitrage vehicles/programmes, project finance transactions, and any other type of structured transactions not specifically mentioned above.
Analytical skills evidenced by experience in an analytical or similar role
Previous Structured Finance experience
Strong quantative skills
Cash-flow modelling / spread sheet creation skills – High level of ability with Excel
Good written and verbal communications skills in English
Ability to communicate well with senior management
Pro-active, self-motivated professional, who works well in a team environment, as well as on an individual basis
Ability to handle numerous projects simultaneously and work under pressure
Ability to prioritise and to work to deadlines
Ability to travel across EMEA on a regular basis as required