Sr. Analyst/Associate Director - Financial Institutions Group - Chicago
Company: Fitch Ratings
Posted on: January 17, 2022
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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 have helped fund a century of growth and
enables you to make important credit judgments with confidence.
Fitch Ratings is adding a new Credit Analyst - Senior Analyst or
Associate Director depending on experience, to our growing North
American Non-Bank Financial Institutions Group. The position
involves working with senior members of the Non-Bank Financial
Institutions team on all aspects of the rating process, including
responsibility for a portfolio of companies.
Position Location: Chicago or New York
We are specifically looking for a strong analyst who has had direct
analytical experience covering non-bank financial institutions such
as finance and leasing companies, investment managers, securities
firms, consumer and commercial lenders, business development
companies and/or financial market infrastructure companies. The
analyst should have industry knowledge of some combination of these
sectors as well as a solid understanding of the qualitative metrics
and quantitative considerations used to analyze these firms.
Primary duties will include: performing analysis of key
quantitative and qualitative factors; presenting companies to
Fitch's internal credit rating committee; conducting onsite
meetings with company management; and writing and publishing
research reports. The position will also require an active role in
assisting in related industry studies.
The qualified candidate should have 3-5 years (Sr Analyst)/5+ years
(Associate Director) of direct credit risk experience. MBA and/or
CFA, or progress toward these designations, a plus. Must be a
self-motivated professional who works well in a team environment,
must demonstrate strong written and communication skills, strong
command of financial statement analysis, including U.S. GAAP, have
experience with spreadsheet creation and analysis, and the ability
to handle numerous projects simultaneously.
Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services
with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the
Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses:
Fitch Ratings - Fitch Solutions - Fitch Learning.
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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with
objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions.
To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must
take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any
appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in
the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to
declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior
to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have
any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you
may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.
Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender
identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
UNITED STATES ONLY : As part of its continued efforts to maintain a
safe workplace for employees, Fitch requires that all employees who
receive a written offer of employment on or after October 4, 2021
be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus
by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the
extent permitted by applicable law. Fitch will consider requests
for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious
reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal
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