Analyst - Structured Credit - Chicago
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Fitch Ratings is seeking a Credit Analyst to join its Structured Credit group. The candidate will be responsible for assigning and reviewing ratings on various structured credit transaction types including collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), which involves modeling cash flows, legal documentation review, analyzing collateral, preparing credit committee reports, and communicating credit opinions to investors and issuers.
The ideal candidate will possess:
• Over one year of experience with Structured Finance, CLOs, or leveraged loans
• Excellent proficiency in Excel
• Strong quantitative and analytical thinking
• Superb attention to detail and time management skills
• Strong communication skills
• Working knowledge of VBA and SQL is a plus
• Bachelor's degree in finance or a business related field with significant coursework in Finance
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