S&P Global Director, Public Finance Ratings, Greater China in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The Role:

Director, Public Finance Ratings, Greater China

The Location:

Hong Kong

The Role:

You will act in a senior analytical position covering a portfolio of government and other public sector credits. As a lead analyst in the Public Finance team, you will perform in-depth credit analysis and deliver analytical insight to internal and external audiences in an international working environment

The Impact:

You will provide key stakeholders with our value-added credit story on governments and related entities through insightful opinions and strong analysis

Your Skills:

You have genuine interest in analyzing local and regional governments, initiative in solving problems and good sense of compliance. Bachelor degree is required, and a Masters or CFA is preferable. A good understanding of the government sector or a background in economics - credit analysis is expected. Strong communication skills are required

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of credit ratings on local governments and related entities with key focus in China

  • Lead meetings with government officials and senior management of related companies

  • Coach junior analysts on analytical matters, relationship management and process management

  • Develop recommendations of ratings on governments and public sector companies, as well as their debt instruments, in accordance with S&P Global Ratings criteria

  • Act as chairperson of rating committees

  • Produce rating reports and system research

  • Communication of analytical rationales to users of ratings

  • Represent the company and deliver analytical presentations at external conferences and seminars

  • Contribute in global and regional analytical projects

  • Will need to travel within the region, with the focus on Greater China

Qualifications:

  • Post-graduate qualification in Economics, Finance and - or Accounting or a CFA

  • Minimum of 10 years of hands-on analytical experience in a relevant government agency, or a credit - research environment ideally analyzing public sector entities (sovereign and local governments, public sector companies)

  • Fluency in English & Mandarin - - speaking, reading, and writing - - is essential

    • Excellent knowledge of Asia s financial markets, governmental systems and regulatory environment

    • Strong numeric skills with knowledge in financial analysis and accounting

    • Self-driven, energetic and proactive

    • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and a busy environment

    • Ability to work in a team-oriented, global, multi-cultural environment

_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:

SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visitwww.spglobal.com - ratings

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race - ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or other legally protected categories, subject to applicable law.