Corporate Rating Analyst - Utilities & Infrastructure

We are looking to expand our Corporate Credit Rating Team by adding Corporate Analysts to cover the rating analysis within the Utility & infrastructure sector. The successful candidates should be able to contribute immediately to expanding the team’s analytical capability and apply their core knowledge of the specific sector This position offers long term career path opportunities for high performing analysts.

Your tasks & responsibilities

  • Perform analysis and conduct rating and research on a diversified portfolio of Corporate credits
  • on a broad range of high yield and Investment Grade Corporates
  • Conduct and participate in the team’s continuous process of methodology development, both on a sector-basis and with regard to the general Corporate Methodology
  • Act as an expert on Utilities and other infrastructure sectors
  • Presentation to and participation in rating committees
  • Production of rating reports, sector research and timely comments, demonstrating Scope’s expertise in business and industry trends
  • Interaction with senior executives (CFOs, CEOs, Treasures) of rated entities and media
  • Investor, issuer and arranger outreach, presenting and explaining Scope’s analytical approach

Your professional profile

  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience with an internationally recognized financial institution such as a large rating agency, an investment fund, investment bank or treasury of relevant corporates
  • Very strong academic background with an e. g. MSc and CFA charter holder
  • Excellent skills in credit or equity research, financial modelling with a clear focus on utilities, infrastructure or power-related corporates
  • Diverse deal experience from bonds, syndicated loans or other debt-related instruments
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills in English is a must. German or any other European language would be a plus.

Your personal profile

  • Proven analytical competencies
  • Proven record of excellent writing skills on topical research (industry or company-related)
  • Strong team player, confident and professional appearance and high social and communication skills
  • Accountable and reliable person of the highest integrity
  • Willingness to take responsibility with an entrepreneurial attitude

Interested?

If this sounds like a journey for you, and you want to be a part of a committed, professional and international team, we look forward to learning more about you from your convincing application. Please apply online using our application tool quoting the reference "20190133". Please note: For non-EU applicants, a valid work and residence permit is a prerequisite for this job position.

What we want to see

  • Signed current CV
  • Criminal record certificate
  • At least 3 letters of reference
  • Copy of your university degrees and certificates

About Scope

Scope Ratings GmbH, a part of the Scope Group, is the leading European credit rating agency, with headquarters in Berlin and offices in Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, Oslo, and Paris. The company specialises in the analysis and ratings of financial institutions, corporates, structured finance, project finance, and public finance. Scope Ratings offers a credit risk analysis that is opinion-driven, forward-looking and non-mechanistic – an approach which adds to a greater diversity of opinions for institutional investors. Scope Ratings is a credit rating agency registered in accordance with the EU rating regulation and operating in the European Union with ECAI status.

  • Competitive
  • Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Scope Group
  • 28 Mar 19