McGraw Hill Financial Director, USPF Charter Schools in Dallas, Texas

Position Description

Key Responsibilities

As a Director, you will analyze a portfolio of assigned entities as well as complex situations, data, and information, assess client’s financial projections and resolve difficult deal-specific analytical situations. This position is responsible for meeting with issuers and investors on analytical matters, assisting in resolving client needs, contributing to media requirements in conjunction with other senior members of the organization, and taking the lead at external meetings related to credits. Specifically, in this role, the analyst will:

Rate complex deals, and proficiently write complex analytical reports.

Serve to establish policy, lead criteria, policy, and analytical deliberations, identify and develop needed changes - innovations in rating methodology - criteria standards and the ratings process, and ensure that analytical guidelines, quality standards, procedures and policies established are adhered to for all credits.

Act as a senior member of rating committees and be responsible for convening and conducting of rating committee deliberations in area of expertise. May act as the rating committee chair and assure the integrity of the rating process. Act as an active, vocal voting member of the committee.

Function as a sector expert on credits. Publish timely industry commentaries, and proficiently write sector reviews and thought leadership pieces. Develop and lead ideas on papers across a broad range of issues for publication in S&P journals and other publications.

Speaking publically and representing the company to external stakeholders.

The Impact

This person in this position will have the opportunity to increase our ability to efficiently and effectively serve our clients. Your analysis and work is essential to the covering of a diverse portfolio of credits, as well as in the training of others to help them resolve difficult day-to-day analytical issues and problems.

The Team / The Business

The education team has a strong collegial environment and friendly atmosphere. As a director you would be expected to manage a complex portfolio of credits as well as help mentor more junior analysts. A lot of the work is completed independently, but every rating involves a team of analysts, so teamwork is very important. The pace is fairly rapid, so if the thought of working on one report by yourself for months sounds boring to you, you’d like this environment.


The candidate should possess critical thinking skills, along with proficiency with major off-the-shelf software. The candidate should have the aptitude to be a team player, but also be able to work independently. A bachelor’s and advanced degree is required, plus 7-10 years in financial services. In addition, the candidate must have:

excellent time management and the ability to stay organized, meet deadlines, and multitask; strong verbal communication and writing skills; analytical and problem-solving skills; the ability to think independently and critically; and the ability to mentor others.

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.

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SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence.For more information, - ratings

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