Fitch Ratings’ Global Core Operations team is seeking Operations Associates to join the group in our Manchester office.

Fitch Ratings Operations is focused on developing an efficient operating environment for analytical teams by bringing consistency and standardization to all operational aspects of the rating process

What we offer

  • Be part of a highly skilled global team
  • Learning and development opportunities to support future growth within the business
  • Positive and inclusive team environment
  • Excellent work-life balance

We’ll count of you to

  • Assist with day to day management/ support of the analytical workflow operating processes.
  • Assist with internal analytical support applications, data and ratings input and verification, and electronic filing of documents.
  • Provide daily and ad hoc support to rating analysts to follow the pre and post internal credit rating committees’ process.
  • Perform other credit related and routine administrative tasks as directed by the Core Operations team.
  • Assist with analytical, data collection and ratings workflow operating processes to ensure universal compliance.
  • Participate in various projects including training new members of the team on the use of new tools/applications.
  • Assist Senior Core Operations members with special projects, as needed, on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer or other leaders of Fitch Ratings.
  • Work collaboratively with members of analytical teams, IT and others to ensure that the correct processes are followed that meet the needs of the users and support compliance with the Company’s overall business and regulatory requirements.
  • Recommend solutions and procedures to streamline/improve current processes and provide highest quality support to the global analytical community.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the current procedures, applications, management report and training.
  • Promote an overall understanding of existing and new compliance issues and related policies and procedures.

What you need to have

  • Self-starter who can work well both independently and as part of a team environment.
  • Customer focused with the commitment to providing exceptional client service.
  • Quick learner with excellent attention to detail.
  • Highly motivated, flexible, proactive, and adaptable to change.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

What would make you stand out

  • A related bachelor’s degree (in Administration, Business, or a related field)
  • Experience working in a highly regulated industry would be a positive.
  • Experience at a global financial services organization.

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 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 our clients to make important credit judgements with confidence.