Operations Associate, Public Finance and Global Infrastructure Group Operations Associate, Public Finance and Global  …

Fitch Ratings
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Fitch Ratings
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Operations Associate, Public Finance and Global Infrastructure Group
Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products and services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.

Fitch complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and other status protected by applicable laws.

Job Description

Main projects include reviewing the documentation used for our current ratings and ensuring they are archived according Fitch's policies. Operations Associate will be involved in all areas of our document management program, including working with electronic files on our network, electronic document system, various internal databases, as well as scanning paper documents. The position will also involve ad-hoc support provided to the Ratings Operations team.

Key responsibilities:
  • Establish and maintain documents and records in appropriate files, including electronic document repository according to internal deadlines
  • Follow up with analysts to ensure files meet quality control standards
  • Assist analysts with requests to retrieve electronic records from various repositories
  • Update, maintain and create cataloging records using Microsoft Excel, MS Access, in-house databases and electronic document repositories
  • Scan, maintain and update physical records
  • Work on ad hoc projects as needed by the Operations group, including assisting the Ratings Operations team with data entry and analyst support

Position Requirements:
  • Associates degree or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • One or more years processing records, in either a corporate, library or archival environment
  • Ability to work within a time-sensitive environment
  • Ability to handle confidential material
  • Must have high level of attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Thorough knowledge of business English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Thorough knowledge of business Spanish, grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Thorough knowledge of business Portuguese, grammar, spelling, and punctuation is preferred in addition to English and Spanish
  • Ability to project a positive concerned image to analysts and coworkers, with a strong customer service approach
  • Ability to quickly learn new tasks and software as required

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 asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.

For more information about this policy, please visit the Code of Ethics and Conduct page .