Analyst-Americas Country Risk Analyst-Americas Country Risk …

Fitch Solutions
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 20
Fitch Solutions
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 20
Analyst-Americas Country Risk
This is an opportunity to join the Americas Country Risk research team at the top-ranked independent research provider, Fitch Solutions. The role involves working closely with our head of Americas Country Risk and global economists, covering markets in North America and Latin America.

Relevant analytical experience required, ideally working across country and political risk, with a focus on both quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • BA or MA in Economics or similar. CFA level I, II or III beneficial but not required.
  • 2-3 years relevant experience.

  • Produce macroeconomic forecasts and written research on markets in North America and Latin America.
  • Follow political developments across North America and Latin America and produce commercially-minded political risk research.
  • Monitor financial market developments, maintaining close contact with global economists and head of Americas Country Risk to flag key developments.
  • Work closely with the head of Americas Country Risk to ensure analytical consistency of regional views.
  • Liaise with global economists to ensure consistency of North America and global views.
  • Collaborate with Industry analysts to ensure consistency of Industry and Country Risk analysis and to create integrated, topical research.
  • Present key views to clients and prospective clients via email, phone calls and in-person meetings.

  • Macroeconomic forecasting
  • Understanding of and interest in financial markets
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of main macroeconomic and political issues affecting North America and Latin America
  • Ability to work independently to tight deadlines, as well as in a team environment
  • Independent, out-of-the-box thinking
  • Self-starter and very strong attention to detail
  • Proactive communicator
  • Spanish language skills would be advantageous



Dual-headquartered in New York and London, Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.

Fitch Solutions delivers credit market data, analytical tools and risk services to the global financial community. In addition to offering proprietary market-based content, Fitch Solutions distributes the ratings, research and financial data of Fitch Ratings through a variety of flexible platforms. With innovation and experience behind every solution, Fitch Solutions helps financial professionals meet the diverse and evolving needs of today's global markets.

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