The location : Mexico City
The Team : The Global Infrastructure Practice was established by S&P Global to expand our ratings franchise in an area of strong growth and to leverage our significant global infrastructure expertise across the full range of infrastructure asset classes.
Analytical team members reside in 16 locations globally and work on a diverse range of transactions globally applying different ratings criteria, predominantly corporate and project finance.
We also work on transactions in partnership with other practices on a regular basis. Effective teamwork and a thoughtful approach to problem solving are highly valued.
The Impact : The successful applicant will enhance our ability to efficiently and effectively serve our clients by demonstrating outstanding analytical excellence and the capacity to provide relevant, insightful and compelling analysis.
You will analyze original, non-routine and complex situations in a timely, orderly and insightful manner. Developing and maintaining a deep understanding of industry trends and issues.
What’s in it for you : You will act in an analytical position covering a portfolio of leading regional corporate and project finance issuers.
As a primary analyst for credits in the Infrastructure sector, you will not only perform analytical work and write reports, but also demonstrate your analytical insight to internal and external audiences in an international working environment.
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.
Responsible for managing a portfolio of credits
Attend meetings and interact with senior management of corporations to obtain information upon which to base credit rating decisions
Actively participate and be engaged in rating committees. Present findings and your rationale to the rating committee
Prepare a variety of materials suitable for publication (rating reports, press releases) to disseminate and explain our ratings on a timely basis
Cooperate with non-analytical staff to ensure that the process dimension of the analytical process is properly executed
Demonstrate service excellence and professionalism towards external and internal clients
Understand and implement S&P’s Policies and SOPs
What we’re looking for :
Bachelor degree holder of Finance, Economics or a related subject
3 to 5 years of relevant work experience as a credit analyst, equity research or a relevant industry sector in the financial services industry
Understanding of the Infrastructure space in Mexico
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English & Spanish (Portuguese is a plus)
Solid analytical capability, team player and has good time management skills
Able to multi-task and meet projects with a tight time frame
Ability to work under tight deadlines in a fast-changing, global and regulated environment
Willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice
The Global Infrastructure Practice has an Opening and is looking to fill it as soon as possible. The successful candidate will be based in Mexico City and will act as primary analyst for a regional portfolio.