Associate Associate …

S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Role Description: Associate, Sustainable Finance

Location: New York

Grade: Associate (11)

Reporting to: Americas Analytical Manager for Sustainable Finance (Michael Ferguson), and supporting Sustainable Finance Lead Analyst (Alán Bonilla)

Key Roles and Responsibilities
This role encompasses being a senior Sustainable Finance team member
  • Work with all rating practices with regards to the roll out/delivery of Sustainable Finance products (ESG Evaluation, Second Party Opinions, and Transaction Evaluations);
  • Over time become a Sustainable Finance expert in external engagements (Market outreach, customer interactions, ESG Evaluation preparedness meetings);
  • Subject matter expert to support rating practices for ESG in ratings;
  • Over time become a Standing member of the ESG and Second Party Opinion Committees;
  • Contribute, as a Sustainable Finance expert, to individual ESG Evaluations or Second Party Opinions (either as primary evaluator or reviewer);
  • Research and write thought leadership articles;
  • Contribute to the development/enhancement of our ESG and Sustainable Financing Opinions analytical approaches;
  • Be a champion of analytical and customer service excellence in the sustainable finance field as well as with regards to ESG in credit ratings;
  • Contribute to seamless working environment across the Sustainable Finance group
Success will be measured by:
  • Quality of Sustainable Financing Opinions and ESG evaluations produced (analytical excellence, quality of written reports, customer service);
  • Contribution to the development of our team's analytical skills
  • Contribution to ESG committee meetings as well as to thought leadership and market engagement;
  • Compliance with relevant policies and procedures;
Minimum and Preferred Experience/Skills (Basic Qualifications)
  • A blend of expert knowledge, analytical and organizational skills; Strong communicator with good interpersonal & soft skills. A good knowledge of S&P Global Ratings' methodologies and analytical approaches, especially related to Sustainable Finance, would be a plus.
  • At least five years of relevant analytical experience, preferably in the field of Sustainable finance as well as a science-based qualification and/or finance/economics
  • Strong communications skills with a view to eventually representing the company at variety of high-profile external conferences related to sustainable finance topics.
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $82,600 to $130,000 Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive bonus/a sales commission plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.

About Company Statement:

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

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only:
The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

202 - Middle Professional (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RATNGS202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 267202
Posted On: 2021-11-18
Location: New York, New York, United States
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