The Team: The Rating Analyst supports and assists the Asset-Backed Securities (ABS) analytical team in all aspects of the ratings process.
The Impact: As a Rating Analyst, you will be working as part of the Asset-Backed Securities (ABS) team in the Structured Finance Ratings group at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services. With the guidance of a senior analyst, a qualified Rating Analyst typically supports the new issuance and surveillance analytical process for assessing ABS transactions supported by pools of consumer or commercial assets.
What's in it for you: Structured finance is an important sector of the capital markets and is a key funding source and growth driver for many areas of the economy, including the automotive industry, higher education and real estate. If you are interested in helping to facilitate this growth while challenging yourself in a fast-paced environment, this is the right position for you. It offers the opportunity to work in a collegial culture with great potential for professional development and career growth. To succeed, you must be comfortable with quantitative analysis and have a knack for problem solving.
Working with collateral pool stratifications and cash flow output.
Update performance data and collateral information for ABS transactions.
Conducting research and work to assist in the preparation of documents and presentations for rating committees.
Attending and participating in ratings committee meetings.
Maintaining and updating financial and economic information in databases, retrieving source documents, and working with surveillance tracking tools.
Gain proficiency in the use of ratings criteria.
Work on special projects as directed by the analytical team manager and or lead analysts.
What We're Looking For:
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree, finance or economics preferred
2+ years of relevant work experience preferred
Strong work ethic and ability to work well both independently and as part a team
Strong ability to work with financial models and data, including cash flow and credit models
Strong communication skills and ability to interact confidently with clients
Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
Highly organized, detail-oriented and possess the ability to multitask
Preferred Qualifications: Finance or Economics degree
Internal Number: 6056319
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