The Associate Director Ratings Analyst undertakes rigorous analytical work and is proficient in conducting research and fundamental credit analysis, analyzing financial statements, building financial models and forecasts, and writing analytical reports on rated infrastructure companies and projects. The successful candidate will be able to work effectively in a fast paced environment, possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, is customer-oriented, and demonstrates excellent presentation skills in front of internal and external audiences.
As an Associate Director, the candidate will be working as part of the Infrastructure Ratings group at S&P Global Ratings. A qualified Associate Director typically maintains direct analytical responsibility for a portfolio of rated project finance issuers. These responsibilities include ongoing surveillance and rating recommendations, repeat analytical contact with rated entities’ senior management, and presentation of analytical findings to internal and external constituencies. A high performing Associate Director is likely to be considered for rating more complex and higher profile issuers, as well as for investor outreach. With experience, an Associate Director is expected to help mentor junior employees. We prepare our most successful Associate Directors to become our future senior analysts that act as spokespersons and senior analytical leaders in sector teams.