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Rating Analyst- Nontraditional Securitization

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by S&P Global

Denver, CO 80201
15 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
JobDescription :
The Location: Centennial, CO

The Team: S&P Global is seeking a Rating Analyst to join its Structured Finance Ratings group as a member of the Nontraditional Securitization group. The practice provides credit ratings of structured products that are backed by pools of nontraditional assets including aircraft, container and railcar leases; small business and timeshare loans; insurance-related receivables, tobacco settlement funds, intellectual property rights and renewable energy leases/loans.

The Impact: 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. While based in Centennial, you will report to the analytical team manager in New York.

What's in it for you: Rating Analysts who excel will gain more responsibility and have opportunities to work on complex assets.

Responsibilities: The Rating Analyst will support the analytical teams in all aspects of the ratings process, from collecting and reviewing data, preparing committee documentation, publishing, and the quality assurance process including, with limited supervision:
  • Conducting research and preparing documents and presentations for rating committees;
  • Analyzing cash flow and collateral characteristics of asset pools;
  • Attending ratings committee meetings with senior analysts as assigned;
  • Demonstrating strong knowledge of ratings criteria and cash flow analysis;
  • Assisting in the collection and analysis of data on special projects; and
  • Working with analysts to publish periodic thought leadership articles

What We're Looking For:
  • BS/BA or similar degree (coursework in quantitative subjects such as computer science a plus)
  • One to two years of work experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well in a collaborative team, particularly with remote colleagues
  • Diligent and intellectually curious self-starter with a strong work ethic and a drive to succeed.
  • Strong proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of programming languages (e.g. C++, MATLAB, Python, or VBA) a plus
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to be highly organized, detail-oriented and to multitask

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

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Rating Analyst- Nontraditional Securitization

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