Research Assistant - Municipal Securities
Standard & Poor's - Chicago, IL

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Description

Research
Assistant-Ratings Services

Function:
To provide basic support of
group projects, initiatives and publications as well as performing preliminary credit
analysis for new sales and reviews for a variety of municipal securities.

Duties:
Follows established
procedures, undertakes specified tasks, performing some or all of the

following:
1.

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Extracts
financial and economic data from source materials pertinent to assigned deals
and inputs to group applications.

2.

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Fact
checks and verify accuracy of various data and project files for assigned
projects.

3.

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Generates
reports from computer systems (efiles, workflow manager, CORE).

4.

  • Works
in close and constant collaboration with portfolio analysts in preparing
necessary information for rating committee presentations, publications,
projects and data generation.

5.

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Maintains
adherence to deadlines.

6.

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Maintains
related records and files.

7.

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Ensures
that specific sales and reviews assigned are carried through to completion
(release of rating and publication of analysis).

The above description covers the most significant duties
required but does not exclude other occasional work assignments, the inclusion
of which would be in conformity with the general purpose above.

Qualifications

Qualifiacations:
  • Bachelor's Degree R
equired

  • 1 to 2 years of
related background experience

  • Intermediate profi
ciency in Mi

crosoft Excel and Access skills, including the ability to create queries, t

ables, and reports

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Strong communication skills (written and oral)

  • Ability to work well within the context of a t
eam

  • Ability to meet str
ic

t deadlines

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Strong decision making skills

Schedule

Full-time

Primary Location

US-IL-Chicago

Analytical/Research

Organization

Public Finance

Corporate Brand

S&P Ratings Services

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