Associate Director, Ratings Analytical (Corporate Sector)

  • Competitive
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 20 May 19

Associate Director, Ratings Analytical (Corporate Sector)

JobDescription :
The Role: Associate Director, Ratings Analytical (Corporate Sector)

The Location: Melbourne/Sydney

The Team: You will be a credit analyst for a defined sector, and part of the Pacific Corporate Ratings team, reporting to the Analytical Manager.

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 position acts as a senior member of rating committees, as well as working on other projects. At this level, the incumbent will typically initiate, not just implement, identification and development of criteria, policy and analytical deliberations. The role will undertake credit analysis on companies and assume sector responsibility.


  • Take direct responsibility as primary analyst over a portfolio of sensitive, complex ratings analyzing pertinent information and data necessary for rating determination
  • Analytical oversight (per surveillance requirements)
  • The AD will be assigned to more complex credit ratings or deals and serve as an active member in supporting rating criteria committee and as a chair of the rating committees.
  • The AD will assure that the analytical guidelines, procedures and policies established for ratings are adhered to
  • Support business growth and franchise - as a spokesperson (via media, seminars or our own media platform) for corporate analytics
  • External communication and outreach - the director must develop effective relationships with issuers, intermediaries and investors
  • The director will contribute to thought leadership initiatives and commentaries
What we're looking for
  • Graduate degree in business, finance or related field required.
  • 8+ years of experience in financial services, credit or a relevant corporate sector experience strongly preferred
  • Has good knowledge of the overall global fixed income market and deep understanding of the corporate sector
  • Ability to support business growth and franchise - as a spokesperson (via media, seminars or our own media platform) for corporate analytics and will need to work with other internal teams in explaining analytics for outreach activities
  • Knowledge: With strong analytical capability - either strong credit analysis background or equity research background
  • Experience in financial modelling preferred
  • Personal skills: Team player, good time management and strong communication skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Has ability to coach and mentor others

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

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