McGraw Hill Financial Associate, U.S. Public Finance - Transportation Infrastructure Group in Chicago, Illinois

Position Description

The Role:

Associate, U.S. Public Finance – Transportation Infrastructure Group

The Location:(Flexible) Chicago, IL / Dallas, TX / Centennial, CO / San Francisco, CA

The Team:You will join a very collegial and professional team of analysts that are located, and that work on credits across the country. We are a national team looking for someone who can get up to speed quickly. Ratings analysts are a key part of the success of the department and make meaningful contributions every day.

The Impact:You will be able to contribute to the team and company in a meaningful way. You will be integrated into a group with high expectations and can expect to have a notable impact.

What’s in it for you:This position is a mid-level position, but with expectations for upward mobility. Advancement will be available to those who show a strong aptitude and embrace the municipal sector. While overall career development will depend on individual performance and company need, this is an opportunity for your skills and hard work to move you forward.

Responsibilities:As an Associate, you will participate in the evaluation of the credit quality of governmental enterprises—specifically transportation—as it relates to their ability to repay debt obligations. You will be responsible for aggregating data and information to present to rating committees. You will interact with clients, make presentations, and prepare reports for internal and external distribution. This position will also include managing and processing large data sets.

What We’re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

• MBA, MPA, MPP or similar advanced degree preferred

• BS, BA in finance, accounting, economics, government - public policy, or similar field required

• Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience required

• A demonstrated interest in municipal enterprises and how they work

• Strong work ethic and ability to work well both independently and as part a team

• Strong ability to work with financial models and data, including cash flow and credit models

• Strong communication skills and ability to interact confidently with clients

• Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Ability to learn in both formal training and on-the-job settings

• Ability to thrive in a deadline-driven environment

• Ability to be highly organized, detail-oriented, and juggle multiple priorities at once

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:

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