Ratings Analyst, U.S. Public Finance - Local Government Group, South Region
The Local Government, South Region provides ratings for counties, municipalities, and school districts throughout the southern U.S. You will join a professional team of analysts that maintains a strong culture of analytical excellence and customer service in a supportive and collegial environment, so effective teamwork and a thoughtful approach to problem solving is highly valued.
US Public 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. This position will give a successful candidate the opportunity to contribute to a strong talent development culture that values integrated and high-impact analysis, service excellence, diversity, and empowerment.
What's in it for you:
This position is a junior position, but with high expectations for upward mobility. It offers the opportunity to work in a collegial culture with great potential for professional development and career growth. Advancement will be available to those who show a strong aptitude and embrace the municipal sector. While overall career development will depend on individual performance and company need, this is an opportunity for your skills and hard work to move you forward.
This position is key to maintaining our market relevance and meeting our transaction requirements. Specifically, in this role, the analyst will:
Conduct research and prepare documents and presentations for rating committees;
Attend rating committee meetings with senior analysts as assigned;
Demonstrate strong knowledge of ratings criteria and financial statement analysis;
Assist in the collection and analysis of data on special projects;
Manage and process large data sets; and
Work with analysts to publish periodic thought leadership articles.
What We're Looking For:
BS, BA in finance, accounting, economics, government/public policy, or similar field required
One to two years of work experience
A demonstrated interest in local governments and how they work
Strong work ethic and ability to work well both independently and as part a team
Strong ability to work with financial models and data, including cash flow and credit models.
Strong communication skills and ability to interact confidently with clients
Strong proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; knowledge of programming languages and data analytics a plus
Ability to learn in both formal training and on-the-job settings
Ability to thrive in a deadline-driven environment
Ability to be highly organized, detail-oriented, and juggle multiple priorities at once
Compensation/Benefits Information: (US ONLY)
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $46,200 to $80,000. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location. This role is eligible to receive 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.
The Location: Centennial, CO | Dallas, TX (role is not open to NY or any additional locations)
(role is not open to remote only)
Return to Work Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return-to-Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.
Grade/Level ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 9
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $45,000 to $80,000. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
About Company Statement: S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments, and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.
S&P Global Ratings offers critical insights for credit, risk and sustainable finance solutions that are essential to translating complexity into clarity, so market participants can uncover opportunities.
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
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