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S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of financial market intelligence, including independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. With roughly 20,000 employees, including wholly owned affiliates, located in 21 countries, S&P Global is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 150 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions.

The Team / The Business

When you join S&P Global Ratings, you join one of the world's leading providers of independent credit risk research and benchmarks. You are part of a team that produces high quality fundamental research based on established criteria, you have the opportunity to ask probing questions to senior corporate executives, and interact with the global investor community.

Position Overview: 

We are currently looking for a highly skilled individual to join our Insurance Ratings group as an experienced life insurance analyst based in our New York office.


The analyst will participate as a member of rating committees and will be responsible for the convening and conducting of rating committee deliberations in life insurance and annuity sector; will identify and develops needed changes and innovations in rating methodology; and will also be a part of our Enterprise Risk Management analysis team. The successful candidate will possess the ability to undertake rigorous analytical work and will be proficient at doing research and writing analytical reports based on fundamental analysis. An understanding of life insurance credit analysis is required, along with deep sector knowledge of the life insurance space globally with specific familiarity of the sector within the U.S. and Canada.  Great communication skills and the ability to quickly absorb, analyze and act upon new information are paramount.



  • Surveillance of the ratings of a portfolio of life insurance companies in the U.S. and Canada
  • Prepare and conduct meetings with senior management teams to extract and assess information relating to credit quality and to explain our credit rating opinions. 
  • Analyze complex situations/data/information utilizing appropriate methodology, criteria factors, and standards.
  • Develop effective relationships with issuers, intermediaries and investors.
  • Coordinate with analysts, managers, and staff at all levels of the organization to ensure smooth and efficient analytical work process/procedures.
  • Train and mentor others within group on analytical matters and help them resolve difficult day-to-day situations.
  • Evaluate and provide perspective to both internal and external audiences on the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) capabilities of insurance companies within the context of S&P’s ERM framework



  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA, JD or CFA preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience with a life insurance company.

  • Experience within the actuarial or risk management practices is strongly preferred.

  • Must have a strong understanding of financial markets and business environment including implications for S&P’s analytical products and services.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be able to work effectively in a team-oriented, global, and multi-cultural environment.

  • Have the ability to undertake rigorous analytical work and be proficient at writing analytical reports.

About S&P Global Ratings

S&P Global Ratings is the world’s leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.


S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence.For more information, visit


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