Job Specifications

  • LocationNew York,New York
  • Published4 months ago, 2021-01-06T03:01:11Z
  • 2021-01-09Full Time

Associate Director - Structured Finance Ratings

S&P Global is seeking an experienced analyst to join its Structured Finance Ratings group as an Associate Director in the Structured Credit practice. The practice provides credit ratings of structured products that are backed by pools of assets, mainly focused on Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) transactions.

The Associate Director will be an integral part of the analytical team, which is responsible for cash flow modeling and transaction document analysis in support of new issue ratings and surveillance of CLO transactions. The Associate Director will review documents as it pertains to our CLO criteria and conduct cash flow analyses to stress test the structures and enhancement levels under various economic scenarios. The Associate Director will also participate in credit rating committees and interact with bankers, issuers and investors on analytical matters.

The successful candidate will be a well-rounded individual who possesses strong analytical and communications skills, which are essential for engaging with market participants.

The Associate Director's core responsibilities will center on document analysis of CLO transactions as follows:
  • Conduct detailed reviews of legal and operating documents to ensure compliance with criteria and identify issues with the transaction structure. Provide comments to external parties.
  • Actively manage relationships with issuers, intermediaries and investors. Effectively communicate S&P's methodologies and procedures. Participate in client meetings.
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of ratings criteria and cash flow analysis.
  • Work on special projects as directed by the analytical team manager.
Qualifications:
  • Graduate or JD degree in a relevant discipline and 5+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong proficiency with Excel, financial models and financial data.
  • Strong understanding of financial markets and their relationship to S&P Global products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required.
  • Ability to analyze and solve non-routine problems in a timely and insightful manner.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines under time pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a collaborative team.
  • Diligent and intellectually curious self-starter with a strong work ethic and a drive to succeed.
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

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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Job ID: 255480
Posted On: 2020-12-14
Location: New York, New York, United States

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