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Credit Analyst - Structured Finance - Brazil

Requisition ID:  46442
Business Unit:  Fitch Ratings
Category:  Credit Analysis & Research

São Paulo, BR

Date Posted:  Apr 10, 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.

Credit Analyst – Structured Finance – Brazil


Fitch Ratings is seeking an Analyst to join its Structured Finance group in São Paulo.


The candidate will be responsible for assigning and reviewing ratings on various structured finance transaction types, including ABS and Structured Credit, which involves modeling cash flows, legal documentation review, analyzing collateral, preparing credit committee reports, and communicating credit opinions to investors and issuers.


What We Offer:

  • An opportunity to acquire knowledge and develop technical expertise across multiple jurisdictions and sectors, especially in Structured Finance.
  • Get involved with Fitch’s tools, criteria and analysis through different asset classes.
  • Have access to a number of market participants, from securitization companies to investors and arrangers.
  • To be part of an excellent and supportive team of analysts.

We’ll Count on You To:

  • Analyzing critical credit, legal and structural elements of Structured Finance transactions.
  • Leading rating committee processes for new and existing transactions and loan servicers in an individual and group basis.
  • Responsible for the surveillance of a selected portfolio of existing transactions.
  • Producing quality internal and external written reports with predetermined frequency including credit committees, criteria, special reports and market commentaries.
  • Supporting research projects for the region in coordination with his/her manager and Asset Heads for Structured Finance Latin America.  
  • Assist and lead virtual and in-person meetings with originators, servicers and arrangers as part of the surveillance of existing ratings and the proposal of new ratings.

What You Need to Have:

  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Quantitative and analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail, organizational and time management skills
  • Good communication skills (Portuguese and English – mandatory)
  • Working knowledge of cashflow modelling
  • Bachelor's degree in economics, engineering or a business-related field with focus in Finance.
  • 1-2 years of experience in credit analysis or structured finance/securitization

What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Previous experience in securitization (FIDC, CRI, CRA)
  • VBA and/or SQL modelling is a plus


Why Fitch?

At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.

Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.

We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.

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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