Rating Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Beijing, Beijing Shi, China
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 15 Nov 18

Rating Analyst

JobDescription :
Research Assistant, Corporate Ratings , S&P Ratings (China) Co., Ltd.

The Location: Beijing, China

The Team / The Business: S&P is establishing a local ratings business in People's Republic of China that will support China's policy goals of financial market reform, increased foreign participation in the domestic capital markets, RMB internationalization and the Belt and Road Initiative. We will operate with a credit rating scale, methodologies and practices customized for the local needs while improving transparency and introducing rigorous standards needed to promote positive change in the country's financial sector.

For this we are setting up a new team of talented analysts to support and grow the business and most importantly lay a strong foundation for the newly established business.

Analytical team members will reside in Beijing, covering a broad range of sectors.

The Role:
You will perform in-depth credit analysis and support the delivery of analytical insight to internal and external audiences in an international working environment.

The Impact:
You will be part of the team to provide key stakeholders with our value-added "credit story" on governments and related entities through insightful opinions and strong analysis.

Your Skills:
You have genuine interest in analyzing local and regional governments, initiative in solving problems and good sense of compliance. Bachelor degree is required. A basic understanding of the financial bond market or a background in economics/credit analysis is expected. Strong communication skills are required.


  • Perform credit analysis based on S&P Ratings (China) methodology
  • Support senior analysts to deliver presentations and participate in meetings with company officials, senior management of related entities clients and rating users
  • Support the production of entity specific reports and market commentaries in a fast paced environment with publication deadlines
  • Contribute in global and regional analytical projects and working groups
  • Articulate analytical findings and recommendations in a logical and coherent manner
  • Imbibe positive compliance culture within the team and abide by all company and government policies
  • Demonstrate service excellence and professionalism towards external and internal clients

  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Finance and/or Accounting or a related subject,
  • Holder of CFA Designation is preferable
  • 1-2 years of research or relevant analytical experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, and Mandarin
  • Good knowledge of APAC's financial markets, governmental systems and regulatory environment
  • Strong numeric skills with knowledge in financial analysis and accounting
  • Self-driven, energetic and proactive
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and a busy environment
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, global, multi-cultural environment

About S&P Ratings (China) Co., Ltd.

S&P Ratings (China) Co., Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of 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/rating

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, 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 other legally protected categories, subject to applicable law.