Director, Public Finance - Healthcare
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Fitch Ratings is seeking a self-motivated, inquisitive professional with credit and/or other public finance experience for the US Not-for-Profit Healthcare group in Public Finance. The candidate should also have strong quantitative analysis skills to conduct and support on-going research efforts. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Analyzing financial, debt, and operational data related to healthcare related issuers (acute and long-term care)
• Presenting analysis and making recommendations to committee of analysts within the public finance department
• Writing credit reports summarizing quantitative and qualitative analysis
• Participating in rating committee discussions and deliberations
• Managing issuer meetings and attending/speaking at industry conferences
• Building and maintaining relationships with issuers and financial advisors
• Collecting and tracking industry / issuer specific data for department-wide research projects
• Additional projects and assignments as assigned Position Requirements:
• Candidate should ideally possess a graduate degree in Finance, Business or Accounting or other Relevant Sector (public policy, hospital administration) and 3-5 years relevant work experience
• Strong communication skills both verbal and written; strong sense of teamwork
• Self-motivation and enthusiasm for synthesizing complex information and concepts into straightforward, concise and insightful analysis
• Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced, transaction-oriented environment
• Advanced proficiency in Excel and Word
• Strong numbers and data background and thorough familiarity with spreadsheet
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