Credit Analyst - International Public Finance - Associate Director - Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main, HESSEN | 3 Monate
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Fitch

Arbeitsbeschreibung


Dual-headquartered in New York and London, Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.

 

Fitch Solutions delivers credit market data, analytical tools and risk services to the global financial community. In addition to offering proprietary market-based content, Fitch Solutions distributes the ratings, research and financial data of Fitch Ratings through a variety of flexible platforms. With innovation and experience behind every solution, Fitch Solutions helps financial professionals meet the diverse and evolving needs of today’s global markets.

 

Fitch Ratings and Fitch Solutions, along with Fitch Learning and BMI Research, are part of the Fitch Group, a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is majority-owned by Hearst.

 

Fitch Ratings and Fitch Solutions are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer, complying with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which operating, and provide equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and other status protected by applicable laws.

 

Department overview:

The International Public Finance Group (IPF) is responsible for assigning and maintaining international credit ratings on public entities and their debt issues worldwide. The Group is split into three areas: APAC, EMEA and Latin America. In EMEA, the Group currently maintains more than 220 public ratings (and a number of private ratings) on local and regional governments and public sector entities, including public entities in sectors such social housing, higher education, specialized financial vehicles, health care and public transportation as well as any entity that has a public policy mission. In EMEA, the IPF analytical team consists of 25 analysts, 2 of which are currently based in Germany, primarily covering public ratings in Germany, Switzerland, Romania and Turkey. The rest of the EMEA analytical team is based in Paris, Milan, Barcelona, Warsaw and Moscow, covering the rest of Europe, Africa and Middle East.

 

Responsibilities:

 

The successful candidate will have strong current experience of economic and financial analysis, ideally in Public Finance. The role will concentrate on local and regional governments and public entities, primarily the UK and in the Netherlands and in Germany and other German speaking countries, reporting to the Frankfurt based country head. However, there will also be opportunities to be involved in other EMEA countries.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Data analysis related to public sector entities, local governments sector and individual issuers
  • Monitoring a portfolio of issuer ratings, preparation of rating committee documentation and discussing credit analyses in rating committees
  • Writing and publishing comprehensive rating reports on individual issuers
  • Preparing and participating in management meetings with the rated entities
  • Participation in credit rating committees for local governments and public entities in both your allocated region and other countries
  • Regular interaction with external contacts at issuers and liaison with issuers’ senior management at rating meetings
  • Publication of sector-specific research and insightful commentaries
  • Responding to external queries from investors, bankers and other fixed income market participants and the media together with more senior analysts
  • Complying at any time with rating policies and procedures and with regulations on credit rating agencies
  • Plus other duties as required

 

It is important that the candidate should be able to work independently in an international environment while also being a good team player, being able to cope with time pressure and deadlines, and being happy to travel for short periods.

 

Qualifications and experience:

 

  • Previous financial/credit analysis experience
  • Knowledge of the German or the UK or the Dutch Public Sector.
  • Fluency in English, German and Dutch, both verbal and written
  • Degree educated, ideally within Finance or Public Sector / Economics
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Proficient knowledge of standard business software

 

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interest or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holding that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself or them before beginning work.

 

For more information about this policy, please visit the code of ethics and conduct page – http://www.fitchratings.com/web/en/dynamic/about-us/code-of-ethics-and-conduct.jsp

 

Application:

 

To apply please submit a cover letter and most recent CV including remuneration details, via the enclosed links. 

 

 

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

 

For more information about this policy, please visit the code of ethics and conduct page - http://www.fitchratings.com/web/en/dynamic/about-us/code-of-ethics-and-conduct.jsp


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