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Fitch Ratings is seeking an Associate Director to join its Structured Credit group. The Associate Director will be responsible for assigning and/or monitoring ratings on collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), which involves understanding and applying relevant rating criteria, modeling portfolio and cash flows, reviewing CLO/CDO transaction documentation, preparing credit committee packages, and presenting rating recommendations to a credit committee.
In addition, the Associate Director will be contributing to publication of research reports on CLO and CDO performance, generation of ideas for and execution of improvements in existing workflows and tools.
The ideal candidate will possess:
· Six plus years of experience, preferably but not necessarily in structured finance
· Strong analytical thinking
· Strong attention to detail and time management skills
· Strong communication skills
· Demonstrate initiative, sense of ownership, and a drive to complete projects
· Interest in capital markets and structured finance
· Proficiency in Excel; working knowledge of VBA, SQL, Python is a plus but not required
Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.
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 be 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.
Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.