Financial Analyst, Associate Director / Director
Fitch Ratings 20 reviews - New York, NY

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The Financial Institutions Group encompasses analysis of banks, thrifts, securities firms, asset managers, consumer finance, commercial finance, leasing, credit unions, mortgage companies, and GSEs.

Job Description

We are seeking an Director/Associate Director for our Financial Institutions department. Must demonstrate skills and experience that will allow for immediate primary coverage of a portfolio of securities firms, investment managers and banks. Primary responsibilities will include conducting onsite management review meetings; performing analysis of key quantitative and qualitative factors; presenting companies to Fitch's internal credit rating committee; communicating ratings and rating rationale to senior management; and writing and publishing research reports and participating in the evaluation of financial institution credits. Position will also require active role in assisting in related industry studies and research. Should have 5-7 years of direct experience covering the financial services industry with an emphasis on evaluating securities firms and banks. Prior positions may include fixed income/equity analyst, counterparty credit analyst or bank examiner. Must be a self-motivated professional with strong credit and spreadsheet analysis skills, have excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to handle numerous projects simultaneously. MBA and/or CFA preferred.

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20 reviews
Because governments can have lousy credit, too, Fitch Ratings issues ratings for some 17,000 banks, financial institutions, insurance...