Associate Director Associate Director …

S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Associate Director
The Team: S&P Global Ratings is seeking an Associate Director to join its Structured Finance practice, which provides credit ratings and opinions for securitizations backed by a wide variety of nontraditional assets. In this role, the Associate Director will be responsible for end-to-end rating process, research, cash flow, credit, and structural analytics, and client-facing activities for new issue ratings and surveillance of Non-traditional ABS transactions.
The Impact: This role blends research and quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, client-facing interactions, and project management. Daily tasks include completing the end-to-end ratings process, reviewing documents, assessing the credit profile of collateral pools, and conducting cash flow analyses to determine the credit rating impact of stress tests to the structures and enhancement levels under various economic scenarios. The Associate Director is expected to conduct credit rating committees and interact with bankers, issuers and investors on analytical matters. Furthermore the Associate Director will play an important role in improving our analytical tools and streamlining our processes by drawing on computer and data science skills.
What's in it for you: Structured finance is an important sector of the capital markets and is a key funding source and growth driver for many areas of the economy. If you are interested in helping to facilitate this growth while challenging yourself in a fast-paced environment, this is the right position for you. It offers the opportunity to work in a collegial culture with great potential for professional development and career growth. To succeed, you must be comfortable with quantitative analysis and have a knack for problem solving.


o Complete the end-to-end ratings process for new issue and surveillance transactions.
o Perform cash flow analysis, synthesize results, and present findings in a timely manner in committees for non-traditional assets, including transportation ABS, private equity, triple-net, data centers, whole business.
o Analyze credit, cash flow, and performance characteristics of collateral pools. Review third-party model output and reconcile with cash flow results from internal models.
o Review legal and operating documents to ensure consistency with criteria and identify issues with the transaction structure. Provide comments to external parties.
o Actively manage relationships with internal and external clients.
o Demonstrate strong knowledge of ratings criteria and cash flow analysis and be able to handle clients' analytical questions.
Actively contribute to our training and outreach efforts, including the completion of timely commentaries, podcasts, and webinars.

What We're Looking For:
Basic Qualifications:

o Undergraduate or Graduate degree.
o At least 3 years of relevant work experience
o Strong proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint
o Experience with cash flow modeling for non-traditional assets, including triple net, data centers, private equity, transportation ABS
o Understanding of financial markets.
o Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
o Excellent research skills.
o Ability to analyze and solve non-routine problems with ingenuity in a timely and insightful manner.
o Project management skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and tight deadlines under time pressure.
o Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a collaborative team.
o Diligent and intellectually curious self-starter with a strong work ethic and a drive to succeed.
Preferred Qualifications:
o Knowledge of cash flow modeling and programming languages (e.g. C++, MATLAB, Python, R or VBA)
Strong Excel skills
o Prior experience with data analysis and cash flows in esoteric assets including NNN, Container, Timeshare, Data Centers Proven research, verbal, and written communication skills

Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $82,600 to $230,200. 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

About 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, sex, 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 any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
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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: 262513
Posted On: 2021-06-08
Location: New York, New York, United States
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