S&P Global Research Assistant U.S. RMBS in Centennial, Colorado


Research Assistant, U.S. RMBS

The Location:

Centennial, CO

The Team:

The U.S RMBS team is part of the broader Structured Finance Group at S&P Global Ratings. The team assigns ratings and publishes research commentaries for the use of Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities investors.

The Impact:

The Research Assistant provides analytical support to senior analysts, including compiling data, updating financial models, preparing meeting presentations, and presenting analytical findings to internal constituencies. After having obtained the appropriate S&P Global Ratings certifications, he - she will help to derive credit enhancement levels and ratings on residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) transactions. The candidate should have a strong background in credit analysis of structured finance securities including RMBS and - or other transaction types.

What s in it for you:

Increased awareness of residential real estate markets and structured finance sector.

An opportunity to increase analytical, communication, and presentation skills while supporting the rating process.

Expand technical skills, time management capabilities, and attention to detail.


Work in conjunction with, and at the direction of, senior analysts in preparing necessary information to support the ratings process.

Work with RMBS analytic software and data vendors (INTEX, CoreLogic).

Prepare material for internal and external presentations and publications.

Assist in the collection and analysis of data on special projects;

Participate in meetings and on-site visits with debt issuers and their representatives, as assigned.

What We re Looking For:

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in finance or economics.

Recent graduates or those with 1 years of relevant work experience in loan servicing, operations, finance, research, accounting, mortgage lending, or commercial or consumer credit

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Ability to work with financial models and financial data

Strong analytical, written and verbal communication, presentation, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.

Basic proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.) is essential. Advanced Excel and programming skills (R, Python, VBA) are preferred.

Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize competing tasks, meet deadlines, and maintain accuracy of data.

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