Senior Research Associate

Fitch Group

New York, New York, 10001

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$84000  - $90000 Year

Job type:

Monday to Friday

Job Schedule:

Day shift

Job benefits:

Health insurance
Paid time off
Employee discount
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
401(k) matching
Flexible schedule
Parental Leave
Tuition reimbursement
Flexible spending account
Retirement plan


Senior Research Associate

Fitch Group Strategy is currently seeking a Senior Research Associate based out of our New York City office.

Reporting to the Fitch Group CFO, Group Strategy provides strategic advice and support to the businesses within the Fitch Group. Using a data-driven approach, we are also responsible for analysing the success of strategic initiatives around the firm and supporting M&A activity. Projects are varied and change according to the needs of the business, as directed by the senior leadership team.

What We Offer:

Exceptional chance to grow and thrive through high visibility projects and opportunities to work with senior leadership team.
The ability to impact firmwide strategic direction.
A platform to build and expand your professional network, heightening your profile within the financial industry.

We’ll Count on You To:

Compile and analyse data and research from internal and external sources. Work with senior team members to build clear insights on Fitch’s business performance and competitive positioning.
Clean and analyse large data sets and perform quality checks.
Assist senior team members with the development of (and analysis for) business cases and presentations that communicate key findings related to strategy, tactics and change initiatives in a compelling way.
Work alongside technical colleagues and assist with the development of BI tools through coordination of internal contributors/stakeholders, gathering and interpreting business requirements into reporting deliverables and performing quality checks and impact analysis on large data sets.
Provide user support for a suite of business intelligence dashboards.
Own aspects of monthly and quarterly reporting for senior management.

What You Need to Have:

Good analytical and critical thinking skills, with experience in analysing data sets, organizing results effectively and proposing solutions.
Experience in building business cases / presentations that identify important trends and deliver data-driven insights.
Strong data visualisation skills, mainly using PowerPoint although knowledge of other data visualisation tools beneficial.
Clear and concise written / verbal communication skills; able to present a compelling story using data and quantitative metrics, and confidently deliver it to stakeholders.
Advanced Excel skills required and proficiency with PowerPoint and Microsoft Office suite.
Excellent attention to detail and the ability to remain organized and multi-task.
Eagerness to learn, solve problems, and collaborate.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in business, economics, or similar analytical field.

What Would Make You Stand Out:

1-3 years of professional experience ideally related to financial services, credit rating agencies, or the debt capital markets; Consulting experience a plus.
Experience working with business intelligence tools such as QlikView, Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI beneficial.
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 Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

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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 be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

FOR NEW YORK ROLES ONLY: Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $84,000 and $90,000. Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors. Base pay is one part of Fitch’s total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch.





Problem solving
Open mindedness
Strong work ethic

Others Requirements:

1-3 years of professional experience
credit rating agencies
or the debt capital markets
Power BI beneficial.




On going position


Hybrid Remote