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Senior Analyst (previously titled Associate) – Chemicals, Building Materials & Construction needed at S&P Global

Job title : Senior Analyst (previously titled Associate) – Chemicals, Building Materials & Construction

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : April 05, 2024

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About the Role:

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The Team:  

The Chemicals, Building Materials & Construction team has 15 full-time analysts across various offices including London, Paris, Frankfurt, Milan, Madrid and Johannesburg and is responsible for over 130 rated entities across Europe and Africa.  We are a dynamic and diverse team covering transaction-oriented sectors with a focus on providing high quality analysis and excellent client service.

The Impact:  

The role involves providing insightful credit risk analysis through interacting with Finance and Treasury teams of global and regional rated entities; making and opining on rating outcome decisions; as well as communicating with investors/market participants by way of top-quality sector and company reports; and direct engagement with debt markets either in person, webcasts or podcasts.

What you stand to Gain:  

The role provides a fantastic exposure to S&P Global Ratings’ Corporate Practice which employs over 500 analysts in 28 locations globally who conduct research and produce top quality analysis and ratings on around 5,000 corporate entities. Ratings is a collaborative environment which values strong and effective teamwork and a thoughtful approach to problem solving. Ratings offers the ability to cross-skill with other sectors, enhancing life-long learning. S&P Global Ratings credit analysts have primary responsibility for fostering strong relationships with rated entities. 


  • Formulating and clearly articulating a credit rating recommendation.
  • Thoroughly documenting supporting analysis;
  • Being able to coherently and logically present and defend conclusions to a credit rating committee;
  • Managing relationships with clients including rated issuers as well as investors;
  • Developing insightful and forward-looking company and sector level credit rating research
  • Follow all regulatory and internally driven processes.

What We’re Looking For:  

  • Ability to read, understand, and analyze financial statements.
  • Ability to analyze debt/instrument documentation and transaction structures.
  • Ability to develop forecast models based on macroeconomic and company specific drivers.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in time sensitive situations.
  • Highly advanced communication skills

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