Associate - Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings We are currently recruiting an Associate to join our Sustainable Finance team within our Ratings practice based in one of our North American offices. He or she would specifically be working as part of a growing team of dedicated sustainable finance analysts on ESG research and contribute to the development, application and roll out of new products in the ESG and green finance space. He or she would be reporting to Michael Ferguson (NY), Americas Team Leader for Sustainable Finance.
Responsibilities will include:
Leading interactions with external clients, including meeting with management teams in support of our credit ratings and the development and deployment of new sustainable finance products.
Conducting research and analysis of ESG, environmental and climate-related risks, and how these could impact credit quality over the short, medium and long term. This work should result in the publication of research commentaries that are widely read by the investment community.
Supporting the Head of Sustainable Finance and his team in product development and market outreach activities such as industry conferences, which may involve occasional travel
Interacting with credit rating analytical teams to facilitate the inclusion of appropriate environmental, social, and governance factors in credit risk analysis and industry-based publications.
Leading training of analytical teams to improve knowledge of ESG throughout the organization.
The successful candidate should have:
Education and Experience
Should have a bachelor's degree with some courses in sustainability, finance, and environmental management.
Either relevant Masters Degree or CFA Charterholder.
5-7 years work experience
Knowledge of (and interest in) ESG, sustainability, responsible investing, environmental and climate finance.
Skills and abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to manipulate data from databases: charting, using pivot tables and some basic Excel manipulation, such as lookup functions and logical tests.
Ability to work on Powerpoint presentations
Ability to work independently and be resourceful, gathering information from various internal and external sources to summarize trends and themes.
High level of adaptability and flexibility
Ability to multitask and manage conflicting priorities.
Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
Collaborative and team-oriented mindset
Proactive and self-motivated attitude
Background on the type of research undertaken in this area can be found on the following site: https://www.spglobal.com/what-we-do/our-capabilities/sustainable-finance
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 https://www.spgbenefitessentials.com/newhires .
This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.
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 www.spglobal.com/ratings
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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: 261838 Posted On: 2021-05-27 Location: New York, New York, United States