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Associate Director, Corporates, Jakarta

Requisition ID:  46215
Business Unit:  Fitch Ratings
Category:  Credit Analysis & Research

Jakarta, ID

Date Posted:  Mar 15, 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 Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide have helped fund a century of growth and enables you to make important credit judgments with confidence.

Fitch Ratings’ Corporate is currently seeking an Associate Director based out of our Jakarta office.


Fitch Ratings’ Corporate group provides public and private ratings of companies and their debt instruments, on both the international and national rating scale. Debt instruments include bank loans, senior and subordinated debt, commercial paper and preferred stock.


The Asia Pacific Corporate’s group has analysts in Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Jakarta, Seoul, Bangkok, Colombo, and Mumbai. There are four sector teams: Energy & Utilities; Telecoms, Media & Technology; South East Asian Industrials and North Asian Industrials.  Additionally, there is a specialist Research group based in Shanghai that is responsible for China base cross sector thematic research.


What We Offer:

  • Global presence: Aside from APAC Corporate offices, Fitch Ratings has a global presence, with offices in more than 30 countries.  This provides you with opportunities to work projects with colleagues from different backgrounds and cultures.
  • Collaborative work environment: We foster a collaborative work environment where you interact with colleagues from around the world and other areas of the firm such as Sovereign and Structured Finance groups
  • Opportunities for growth : You will be provided with challenging learning and development programs that will continually expand and deepen your research. Combining our industry expertise with the finest analytical tools you will be able to offer well-informed and timely judgments, that has the potential to provide you with high visibility. 


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Perform analysis of key quantitative and qualitative factors influencing the credit quality of non-financial corporates in Jakarta, across diverse industries
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive financial models
  • Participate in / conduct meetings with issuers’ management teams;
  • Present analysis of companies to internal credit rating committees;
  • Communicate rating rationale, analytical views and general market trends to external audiences (issuers, institutional investors, and media) in meetings, conference calls, press releases and written research reports;


What You Need to Have:

  • The candidate should ideally possess a degree in Finance, Business or Accounting or a Quantitative discipline
  • At least 5-7 years’ experience in credit/equity research, corporate banking credit departments, investment banking and/or other relevant corporate finance roles.
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly in the context of report writing and oral presentation.
  • Solid analytical and financial modelling skills.


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • 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.
  • Self-starter. The candidate will be expected to show initiative as well as managing and prioritising his/her time and work both independently and as part of a small team.
  • CFA charter-holders or candidates who are working towards completing the CFA exams will be considered favourably

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.

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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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