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Finance - General Attorney in Chicago, IL

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Company name

S&P Global Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Finance - General

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Aug 08,2017

Posted on

Jul 06,2017

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Associate, U.S. Public Finance - Higher Education and Not-For-Profit Institutions Duties: Maintaining market relevance and meeting our review requirements. Will analyze a portfolio of assigned entities as well as moderately complex situations, data, and information, assesses client’s financial projections and resolves difficult deal-specific analytical situations. Responsible for meeting with issuers and investors on analytical matters, assisting in resolving client needs, contributing to media requirements in conjunction with senior members of the organization, and taking the lead at external meetings related to credits, as assigned by a more senior manager. Will get to meet with senior leadership of universities and not for profit institutions (like museums or foundations) and learn of their strategic priorities. will work on a diverse yet complex portfolio of credits that will allow you to learn new skill sets. Lead other analysts in more junior positions. Act as the primary analyst for higher education and non-traditional not-for-profit bond transactions for some very well-known institutions. Lead and mentor more junior analyst and provide analytic support to them. Participate as an active, vocal voting member of the committee who makes recommendations to the rating committee and prepares material for ratings publication. Synthesize analysis into well-reasoned and well-supported rating recommendations that demonstrate a strong understanding of financial markets and business environment and the relationship to S&P products. Write deal summaries and analytical reports, contribute to thought leadership pieces.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: MBA, MPA, MPP, JD Degree , CFA or advanced degree in a related field. 2+ years of relevant experience in financial services or the public sector. Alternately, 4+ years of direct experience in the asset area can replace the degree requirement. Preferred: Strong understanding of financial markets and business environment including implications for S&P’s analytical products and services. Strong interpersonal, communication skills and a customer-service orientation. Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-oriented, global, and multi-cultural environment. Strong verbal communication and writing skills; analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent time management and ability to stay organized, meet deadlines, and multitask; Ability to think independently and critically; and the ability to mentor others. Understanding of FASB and GASB accounting and financial statement analysis.

Additional info

Job ID: 229246

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
S&P Global Inc.
55 Water St.
New York City, NY 10041