Research Assistant, Corporate Ratings
JobDescription : The Role: Research Assistant You will be a critical member of the corporate credit ratings team. You are responsible for the collection, collation, interpretation and maintenance of data for analytical purposes. You will support analysts with the preparation of reports and analysis which are used as the basis for credit rating decisions The Location : Melbourne The Impact: You will be responsible for the development of spreadsheet statistics and databases and will be actively involved in developing rating committee presentations, portfolio reviews and commentaries The Career Opportunity: This is a great opportunity for a junior person to work with experienced professionals within the finance industry to develop their research and analytical skills The Team / The Business: You will be part of a global and multicultural team Your skills: Bachelor degree is required You have strong research skills, and a willingness to learn analytical and interpersonal skills Our Hiring Manager says: "I'm looking for the kind of person who has good research skills, an awareness of current trends in global markets, and the ability to work as part of a dynamic team.
" Responsibilities: Maintain databases and spreadsheets ensuring all necessary data is processed in a timely fashion Develop spreadsheet statistics, including peer group analysis. Assist analysts in financial modelling and forecasting Collate material for management meetings Source news information from various sources, providing analysts with updated information on stories and breaking news. Attend and participate in committees and internal meetings What we're looking for: Bachelor degree in commerce, finance, accounting or related subjects Some prior relevant work experience will be an advantage Strong Excel skills and ability to collate and analyze information Good organization skill and very high attention to detail Good time management and prioritization; manage competing priorities while maintaining high standards; and to work in a team.
Be able to effectively communicate (oral, written, presentation) 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.
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