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Research Associate, CreditSights, Glasgow

Requisition ID:  46344
Business Unit:  Fitch Solutions
Category:  Credit Analysis & Research
Location: 

Glasgow, GB

Date Posted:  Jan 31, 2024

At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity encouraging an environment where employees can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective.  Fitch is also committed to supporting its employees by advancing conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion.  Fitch’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have been established by employees who have joined together as a workplace community based on similar backgrounds or life experiences.  Fitch’s ERGs are available to connect employees with others within the organization to offer professional and personal support.

 

With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.

 

Fitch Solutions provides data, research and analytics that help clients excel at managing their credit risk, offer deep insight into the debt investment market, and provide comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment. All available on our platform, Fitch Connect, designed and built using our credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed decisions.

 

Research Associate, CreditSights, Glasgow

 

CreditSights is currently seeking a Systematic Research Associate to be key a member of our specialised team based in Glasgow. The Systematic Research Unit provide clients with market-leading, data-driven credit analysis.

 

This is an opportunity to be part of an established, dynamic and well-regarded financial services business.  You will play a role in creating brand-new, ground-breaking products while getting a unique insight into the way that credit markets work.

 

What We Offer:  

  • High visibility projects with impactful results
  • Collaborative working environment
  • Great development opportunities
  • Benefits of hybrid working

 

We’ll Count on You To:

  • Reviewing financial statements and reports
  • Quality assurance and refinement of data extracted by artificial intelligence tools
  • Engage with internal analysts and product specialists
  • Support the commercial team and clients with getting the most out of our services

 

What You Need to Have:

  • A degree in accounting, finance, economics, mathematics or social sciences degree or related
  • Have a basic understanding and interest in accounting and finance
  • Be well-organised with an interest in financial markets
  • Can understand and interpret complex documents, summarising their contents succinctly
  • Can produce high quality outputs that require a high attention to detail

 

What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)
  • Thrives when faced with challenging timescales and deadlines
  • A team player and enjoys a collaborative working environment
  • A dedication and willingness to contribute to the business and shape their role

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites:  www.fitchratings.com www.fitchsolutions.com www.fitchlearning.com

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


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