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Associate Analyst Graduate Program, Sustainable Fitch Toronto -September 2024-1

Requisition ID:  46341
Business Unit:  Fitch Solutions
Category:  Early Talent
Location: 

Toronto, CA

Date Posted:  Feb 1, 2024

 

 

Sustainable Fitch Associate Analyst - Toronto

Sustainable Fitch - Toronto is currently seeking an Associate Analyst based out of our Toronto office.

Sustainable Fitch is currently seeking an Associate Analyst based out of our Toronto office. Part of Fitch Group, Sustainable Fitch is focused on research and analysis of ESG themes for companies and their debt instruments across the globe. The products offered by Sustainable Fitch include ESG Scores, ESG Ratings and ESG Research, with the support of Product Development and Resource teams. It has offices in Barcelona, Hong Kong, London, New York, Singapore and Toronto.

What We Offer:

  • 12-month program including 2-3 weeks of initial training and in-depth, ongoing training, mentoring, and assessment.
  • This full-time graduate program commences with structured training, designed to provide a broad introduction to sustainability and impact assessment.
  • Once the initial training has been completed, you will be immersed into analyzing the broad range of issuers that make up the leverage finance market, writing reports and presenting a score proposal to the review team and, finally, publishing the report.
  • This is an opportunity to broaden your understanding of sustainability and be a part of a growing international team, passionate to make an impact.

 

We’ll Count on You To:

  • Sustainable Fitch is looking for highly motivated and passionate graduates to be trained on our proprietary scoring methodology for ESG Scores, and then to deliver quality research and analytical products to our clients.
  • The role entails the delivery of high-quality, timely, focused analysis on a suite of products related to the ESG credentials and performance of entities and fixed income issuances.
  • The person will work alongside peers in a team and be assigned a varied portfolio of companies and associated debt instruments to analyze and monitor.
  • Will have to present and discuss internally (and externally) their findings and related outputs.

 

What You Need to Have:

  • Be a December 2023 – August 2024 graduate in a discipline with a background suitable to carry out sustainability-related work (such as Environmental Sciences, Healthcare, Biology, Engineering, Economics, among others.)
  • Interest, knowledge and understanding of current ESG market themes and standards is a key requirement for the role.
  • Have strong analytical and critical thinking skills and good attention to detail and comfortable working with and drawing conclusions from data.
  • Have good knowledge of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access) Be fluent in English (written and spoken).
  • Detailed knowledge of an additional language will be beneficial Ability to start September 2024 in Toronto (hybrid office schedule)
  • Students must have work authorization in Canada without sponsorship

 

What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Interest in Environmental and/or Social and/or Governance themes for Corporates
  • Intellectually curious students with financial flair and a keen interest in credit, fixed income and industry analysis.
  • Strong, clear, and concise communicators, both verbally and written
  • Be a self-starter, with a focus for detail, execution, and workload prioritization
  • Truly value integrity and objectivity – these are two values we hold ourselves to and pride ourselves on
  • Certain understanding about financial statements 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.

 

Powered by the human insight that has differentiated Fitch for over 100 years, Sustainable Fitch combines experience and heritage with the best ESG information available in the market today. Our suite of solutions provides a much-anticipated, single source for the ESG focused financial community with tools, data, research and insights under one holistic, modular, user-friendly ESG investing umbrella.

 

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 Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

 

 

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