Analysts / Senior Analysts / Associate Director – Corporate Ratings

Job title: Analysts / Senior Analysts / Associate Director – Corporate Ratings

Company: Scope Group

Job description: Scope is looking for a proactive, results-oriented, and energetic (Senior) Analyst or Associate Director to join Scope’s Corporate Rating Team in one of our offices in Europe (Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan & Paris). As part of Scope’s Corporate Ratings team, you can immediately contribute to expanding the team’s analytical capability and apply their core knowledge of the specific sector. This position offers long term career path opportunities for high performing analysts.

Your tasks & responsibilities

  • Perform analysis and conduct ratings and research on a diversified portfolio of corporate credits on a broad range of high yield and Investment Grade Corporates
  • Present to and participate in rating committees
  • Produce rating reports, sector research and timely comments, demonstrating Scope’s expertise in business and industry trends
  • Create and monitor peer groups
  • Interact with senior executives (CFOs, CEOs, IR) of rated entities
  • Reach out to investors, issuers, and arrangers and present and explain Scope’s analytical approach

Your professional & personal profile

  • One to six years of relevant experience with an internationally recognized financial institution such as a large rating agency, an investment fund or an investment bank
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in finance, economics, statistics, mathematics, or equivalent qualification
  • Excellent skills in credit or equity research, financial modelling, and due diligence with a clear focus on Corporates
  • Good knowledge of different economy sectors such as Utilities, Real Estate & Construction, Energy, Capital goods, amongst others preferred
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills in English is a must. Any other European language would be a plus
  • Proven analytical competencies
  • Strong team player, confident and professional appearance, and high social and communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Accountable and reliable person of the highest integrity
  • Willingness to take responsibility with an entrepreneurial attitude
  • Strong MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) computer skills


If this sounds like a journey for you, and you are comfortable working in a target driven environment, we look forward to learning more about you from your convincing application. Please apply online using our application tool quoting the reference “20210224″. Please note: For non-EU applicants, a valid work and residence permit is a prerequisite for this job position.

What we want to see

  • Current CV
  • Copy of your university degrees and certificates
  • Criminal record certificate (can be provided at a later date)
  • At least 3 letters of reference (can be provided at a later date)

About Scope

Scope Ratings GmbH is part of the Scope Group with headquarters in Berlin and offices in Hamburg, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, Oslo and Paris. As the leading European credit rating agency, the company specializes in the analysis and ratings of financial institutions, corporates, structured finance, project finance and public finance. Scope Ratings‘ credit risk analysis is opinion-driven, forward-looking and non-mechanistic, an approach that adds to a greater diversity of opinion for institutional investors. Scope Ratings is a credit rating agency registered in accordance with the EU rating regulation and operating in the European Union with ECAI status. More on

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Location: Berlin

Job date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 05:40:29 GMT

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