Associate Director, Infrastructure and Utilities Ratings

Employer
S&P Global
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Nov 2021
Closes
16 Dec 2021
Ref
12698477
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The Role: Associate Director, Global Infrastructure and Utilities Ratings

The Location: based in Melbourne or Sydney

The Team: Standard & Poor's is looking for a highly skilled individual to join our Global Infrastructure Utilities Ratings group as an Associate Director who will lead a portfolio of Infrastructure and Utilities credits, including corporate entities and project finance.

The Impact: You will be able to demonstrate analytical excellence, and good presentation skills in front of internal and external audiences and maintain and enhance the quality and timeliness of our analysis. Moreover, you must demonstrate an ability to represent S&P Global Ratings in a highly professional manner to global issuers and investors. You will be required to prepare meetings with senior management teams to extract and assess information relating to credit quality. Strong organizational skills are also required to support senior analysts and work on multiple assignments.

The Career Opportunity: This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a high performing global analytical team, covering a sector undergoing important changes and with good potential for professional development. The Australian market is again experiencing high growth rates as local economies recover from the effect of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns and M&A activity has increased significantly. The position will also be part of the larger APAC Infrastructure team and be able to work on ratings in Asia as well. We expect infrastructure development will surge as countries are poised to grow quickly, especially given the increased vaccination rollout.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Conduct analysis on complex infrastructure and utilities assets, make recommendations and present to rating committees.
  • Be a subject-matter expert to provide analytical input to credits covered by other analysts.
  • Act as a senior member of rating committees and be responsible for convening and conducting rating committee deliberations in area of expertise.
  • Effectively communicate to clients Standard & Poor's methodology and procedures.
  • Be a senior representative in meetings with issuers and investors on analytical matters and assist in resolving clients' analytical needs.
  • Contribute to Standard & Poor's global and regional analytical forums, and publish related commentaries.
Skills & Qualification:
  • Bachelor's degree. Advanced degree, or CFA charter is a plus.
  • Minimum eight to ten years of experience in an analytical position. Working experience in the infrastructure industry is a plus
  • A passion for credit and financial analysis
  • A demonstrated ability to give effective presentations to senior executives
  • Strong financial statement analysis skills and accounting knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • A highly motivated team player who can work autonomously in a global, multi-cultural and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lead rigorous analytical work and lead the publication of timely commentaries
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 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: 267136
Posted On: 2021-10-25
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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