Senior Analyst - Corporate Ratings
India Ratings and Research
New Delhi, Delhi
Company Overview:
India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) is India's Most Respected credit rating agency committed to providing the India's credit markets with accurate, timely and prospective credit opinions. Built on a foundation of independent thinking, rigorous analytics, and an open & balanced approach towards credit research, Ind-Ra has grown rapidly during the past decade gaining significant market presence in India's fixed income market.

Ind-Ra currently maintains coverage of corporate issuers, financial institutions, which includes banks and insurance companies. Finance & leasing companies and managed funds, Urban Local Bodies and Project Finance.

Ind-Ra is headquartered in Mumbai and has six branch offices located at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Ind-Ra is recognised by the Securities and Exchange Board of India, the Reserve Bank of India and National Housing Bank.

Ind-Ra is a 100% owned subsidiary of the Fitch Group.

About Fitch Group:
Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; BMI Research, an independent provider of country risk and industry analysis specializing in emerging and frontier markets; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is majority owned by Hearst.

Fitch Group complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and other status protected by applicable laws.

Department:
Corporate Ratings

Department Overview:
Our Corporate analysts place great importance on interaction with their colleagues around the world including our Sovereign and Structured Finance groups. Each analyst in our corporate finance network is focused on a defined set of issuers so that they can explore every angle of an entity and offer actionable credit opinions and insightful commentary. Our deep expertise and sector knowledge provide investors with a consistent approach to confidently measure risk across the corporate credit spectrum. This collaboration ensures a more comprehensive assessment of an entity's strategic initiatives, competitive position, financial performance and the overall dynamics of the industry in which it operates.

Job Description:
  • Undertaking detailed analytical research on major public debt issuers, focusing primarily on the Industrial, metals & related and auto sectors.
  • Publishing timely, topical and high quality research on general market and sector specific trends, contributing to the increasing profile of the agency within the debt capital markets.
Conducting analytical reviews with management teams of rated issuers and making written and oral presentations to rating committees, including rating recommendations. Taking responsibility for allocated portfolio, ensuring timely reviews/rating actions as required.
Communicating with various market constituents, including investors, issuers, bankers, regulators and members of the media, regarding the agency’s rating rationales, analytical views and general market trends, to support the Company’s brand building efforts in India.

Job Skills:
  • Robust Analytical skills and ability to form a credit opinion.
  • Displays good work ethic all through. Hard working, self -motivated, uses time and resources efficiently and pays attention to processes and detail.
  • High quality Rating Committee Notes and RACs.
  • Must have an equity research background. Preferably some background in dealing directly with corporates as part of the analytical role. Must possess strong financial analysis skills, including developing forecasts, peer/ industry analysis and ability to identify key drivers for any given case/ credit.
  • Must be a strong team player and possess excellent inter-personal skills, with an ability to integrate quickly into an established team and to deal with colleagues and external parties across the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Demonstrates excellent service orientation and professional etiquette in all communications with issuers and investors.
Application:
To apply please submit a cover letter and most recent CV including remuneration details, via the enclosed links.

Fitch Group complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and other status protected by applicable laws.

Employment Status:
Full Time