Associate Analyst Structured Finance

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Scope Ratings GmbH is looking for an Analyst Structured Finance with strong analytical thinking and problem-solving capabilities. This is a critical senior role where you will establish and deepen Scope's analytical footprint within the structured finance team.

 Your responsibilities

  • Supports analysts in rating processes
  • Completes monitoring review and monitoring analysis of existing structured finance ratings under the supervision of the lead analyst
  • Supports the production of high-quality, insightful and forward-looking research and analytical comments on a timely basis
  • Supports the development of existing and new analytical tools, contributes to the validation or testing of methodologies
  • Liaises with analysts for updates on credit ratings in Structured Finance
  • Prepares presentations for meetings and clients
  • Tests applications and reviews workflow tools
  • Runs and evaluates model results
  • Creates and monitors peer groups

 Your professional profile

  • Master's degree in finance, banking, economics, statistics, mathematics, or equivalent qualification
  • Good analytical skills either qualitative or quantitative or both, with a solid understanding of financial market and credit
  • Numerically strong and being able to read and understand key figures including performance indicators
  • Ability to learn identifying key rating factors
  • Sound understanding and proficiency in the use of quantitative tools specific to the analysis of structured finance transactions including Scope’s internally developed ones
  • Is able and ready to show flexibility in accepting tasks and duties and carrying them out as directed
  • Strong MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) computer skills
  • Fluency in at least a major European language (German / Spanish / Italian / French) in addition to English

 Your personal profile

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Independent thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Multi-cultural, collaborative, self-starter, versatile, inquisitive and detail-oriented personality
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build and maintain productive working relationships
  • Accountable and dynamic with the ability to work in full autonomy

We offer an interesting job with responsibilities at our office spaces in the hearts of Berlin or Frankfurt. When you join Scope as an Associate Structured Finance Analyst, you are joining a firm that will challenge you and invest in your professional development. A friendly, open-minded Structured Finance team with a flat hierarchy awaits you. We make quality visible – join us and take part!


We look forward to learning more about you from your convincing application. Please apply online using our application tool quoting the reference “20180119”. Please note: For non-EU applicants, a valid work and residence permit is a prerequisite for this job position.

 What we want to see

  • Signed current CV
  • Criminal record certificate
  • At least 3 references
  • Copy of your university degrees and certificates


About Scope

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

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