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  • Posted: Nov 12, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Fitch Solutions fuels better informed credit risk and strategy decisions with reliable data, insightful research, and powerful analytics. Our teams provide crucial intelligence to help our clients to easily understand and interpret markets, so they can protect their organizations’ interests and help to grow profitability. Today, 90 percent of the world...
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    Data Analyst

    About the job

    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, employees work in an environment where they can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective.

    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.

    Position Overview

    The Global Content Operations Group (GCO), part of Fitch’s new Chief Data Office (CDO)function, is seeking a Data Analyst to join Centurion team. The role will interface with teams across GCO and the wider CDO as well as groups in Fitch Ratings and Fitch Solutions, and will sit alongside and support our market-leading credit research team spanning offices in London, New York, Singapore, and Centurion.

    You will be supporting Fitch Solutions (FS) Country Risk and Industry Research (CRIR) business, maintaining and analysing macro data, updating forecast data, and generating risk index scores for CRIR analysts and FS clients.

    The role involves close collaboration with CRIR analysts and the wider GCO team for the purposes of quality, timeliness, policy adherence, and data governance. The role reports in to the CRIR Team Lead.

    We are looking for candidates with a strong academic background and a keen interest in data, with a prior understanding of statistics and econometrics principles, and familiarity with macroeconomic data.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with data collection specific to CRIR business

    • Efficiently gather and analyse time-series data for use by CRIR analysts

    • Run and monitor forecast models and review model output

    • Collaborate with research analysts to ensure accurate and timely data in our products

    • Respond to internal and external queries regarding our data sets and methodologies

    • Work with CRIR sector leads to develop and improve FS product offering

    Qualifications And Experience

    • Undergraduate degree in economicsor statistics or similar.

    • Academic or professional experience working with macroeconomic data

    • Proficiency in Excel

    • Knowledge of VBA, Python or similar preferred

    • Proven forecasting, analytical, and data manipulation skills

    • Must have a highly organised and methodical approach to work, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    • Self-starter who can pick up new processes quickly and accurately

    • Strong problem-solving skills and a can-do attitude to problems

    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: | |

    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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Fitch Solutions on www.linkedin.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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