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At Dagong Europe we believe that people are our most valuable asset.

Current opportunities:

Credit Rating Analyst Structured Finance (Associate Director / Director)
Description:

Working at Dagong Europe, part of Dagong Global Group:

  • Dynamic and stimulating multicultural environment;
  • Opportunities to develop long-term professional growth within a fast-expanding organisation;
  • Participating in and supporting the international expansion of Dagong Global Group – the leading Chinese rating agency;
  • Strong encouragement for cross-sector knowledge development;
  • Great opportunity to increase visibility within the European and Asian financial community;
  • Competitive compensation and benefits.

Key Responsibilities:

Credit Ratings: 
  • Development and validation of the structured finance rating methodology (asset analysis, cash flow modelling, structural analysis, legal/documentation review);
  • Rating and monitoring of structured finance transactions;
  • The focus is on European auto ABS, with potentially subsequent expansion into RMBS and SME securitization.

Research:
  • Identification of industry risk factors and market trends;
  • Publication of high-quality industry research and commentary.

Financial Market:
  • Respond to queries from investors, regulators, media, stakeholders and issuers related to credit risk topics; 
  • Participate in Dagong Global Group initiatives in its international expansion efforts.

The position reports directly to the Head of Credit Ratings and is based in Frankfurt.  



Qualifications:


Core Competencies:
  • Entrepreneurial style, creative and innovative to develop key projects;
  • Flexible and open-minded to be able to interact with different cultures;
  • Strong and effective communication skills both written and oral, self-confidence and ability to present clear and focused arguments to senior management, transaction stakeholders and investors;
  • Exceptional writing skills; experience in publishing research reports is a plus (examples of research papers and publications is required);
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills; 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and achieve objectives under time constraints.

Analytical Skills Required:
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in structured finance, ideally at a rating agency or alternatively on the structuring side;
  • Experience in European auto ABS transactions is required; experience in other sectors (eg RMBS, CMBS, corporate and SME securitization) will be a plus;
  • Excellent skills in using Excel are required; knowledge of statistical modelling software will be a plus;
  • Willingness and ability to work on rating methodology development and validation;
  • At the minimum a bachelor’s degree in finance, economics or mathematics. Advanced degree or CFA will be a plus; 
  • Bloomberg terminal user knowledge will be a plus; 
  • Excellent English skills (written and oral); fluency in other European languages and/or knowledge of Mandarin will be a plus.


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Credit Rating Analyst (Analyst / Associate Director / Director)
Description:

Working at Dagong Europe, part of Dagong Global Group:

Dynamic and stimulating multicultural environment;
Opportunities to develop long-term professional growth within a fast-expanding organisation;
Participating in and supporting the international expansion of Dagong Global Group – the leading Chinese rating agency;
Strong encouragement for cross-sector knowledge development;
Great opportunity to increase visibility within the European and Asian financial community;
Competitive compensation and benefits.


Key Responsibilities:

Credit Ratings: 
  • Responsible as a primary analyst for a portfolio of assigned entities aimed at assignments and monitoring of private and public ratings (banks, insurance corporates);
  • Perform in-depth fundamental and credit analysis of the assigned portfolio and present findings on a regular basis to a rating committee;
  • Participate in ratings committees and contribute to the identification of financial trends and risks that could have an impact on the credit risk profiles of rated issuers;

Research:
  • Identification of main industry risk factors, market trends and embodied financial and credit risks;
  • Conduct, draft and publish thorough high-quality industry research

Financial Market:
  • Responde to queries from investors, regulators, media, stakeholders and issuers related to credit risk topics; 
  • Participate in Dagong Global Group initiatives in its international expansion efforts.

The position reports directly to the Sector Head of Credit Ratings and requires to be based in Frankfurt.  




Qualifications:

Core Competencies:

  • Entrepreneurial style, creative and innovative to develop key projects across units;
  • Flexible and open-minded to be able to interact with different cultures;
  • Strong and effective communication skills both written and oral, self-confidence and the ability to present clear and focused arguments to investors and to senior management teams;
  • Exceptional writing skills; experience in publishing research reports is a plus (examples of research papers and publications is required);
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills; 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and set and achieve objectives under time constraints and to tight deadlines.

Analytical Skills Required:

  • 3 to 5 years of direct experience in the European financial market, mostly financial and credit risk analysis of financial institutions (banks / insurance companies) and corporates;
  • Sound skills on financial analysis, IFRS/USGaap accounting and fixed income/equity markets expertise; 
  • Financial accounting and thorough knowledge of how to analyse and drill down through accounting balances/based also in local Gaap and compared to IFRS/USGaap;
  • Regulatory knowledge related to the banking and insurance industries in Europe: Basel III; Solvency II, capital modelling and enterprise risk management (ERM); 
  • Knowledge of global capital markets, financial trends and ability to anticipate risks that could impact the financial and business profile of markets and issuers;
  • BS and advanced degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting is required. CFA, MBA will be a plus; Actuarial knowledge or specific actuary studies will be a plus; 
  • Strong computer skills, in-depth knowledge of Excel environment. 
  • Bloomberg terminal user knowledge and proven expertise with statistic tools will be a plus; 
  • Fluent in English, other European language and/or knowledge of Mandarin will be a plus.




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Credit Analyst Trainee
Description:


Location:

Beijing, China: for the training programme
To be dispatched to Dagong overseas offices as Credit Analyst after completion of the training programme


Responsibilities:

Responsible for assigned rating projects and credit rating reports;
Responsible for rating researches related to the development of domestic and global bond markets;
Responsible for collecting rating related data and public policies and responsible for domestic and global industry research;





Qualifications:
  • Applicants with master degree are prioritized;
  • Applicants should have a degree in finance, economics, accounting, statistics, mathematics, and other relevant majors.
  • Applicants should be diligent and hardworking and show the quality of professionalism and team player.
  • CFA charter holders, certified public accountants and other financial license holders are prioritized.



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Business Development Associate
Description:
Location:
  • Frankfurt am Main, or Milan
 
Responsibilities
  • Support in pitching and origination activities, including the preparation of business development pitches (sector and market updates, preliminary company information, offer structure, demand analysis, databases maintenance);
  • Compile target lists in relation to prospective clients from business directories, as well as other sources, identifying potential new clients, based on their suitability to meet our minimum client criteria (i.e. Asset volume, issuance levels, Chinese focus) ;
  • Cold calling to uncover qualified sales opportunities. Communicate with in a professional and effective manner and raise awareness and interest in Dagong services, transferring the opportunity to the respective Sales lead. Follow-up and maintain contact with prospects that don't have an immediate need, but may become qualified opportunities in the future;
  • Ensure that all client responses are followed up in a timely manner – within 24 hours and/or addressed to the relevant Sales Lead, as appropriate;
  • Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders, following a strong team spirit, positive and proactive attitude. Provide feedback (prospect needs, industry trends, market perceptions, competitive intelligence, etc.) in the assigned markets;
  • Fulfill, in a timely manner, required team responsibilities such as CRM/Call reporting, expense reports, conference calls and meetings;
  • Constantly improve knowledge of the investment market, CRAs, and relevant legislations;
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.


Qualifications:
  • University degree or above, with a background in finance preferred
  • Entrepreneurial style and self-starter
  • Knowledge on debt capital markets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective sales, marketing, time and project management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
Fluent in English. Mastering one of the following European languages is an advantage: German, Italian, French, Spanish, or Portuguese.


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Things change constantly in business. If you don’t see an opportunity that matches your skills and ambitions we would still like to hear from you. Please send your CV (in English) to: careers@dagongeurope.com.

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In compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Code, the processing of your personal data is based on fairness, lawfulness, transparency and the protection of your rights.

According to Article 13 of the Data Protection Code, Dagong Europe informs you as follows:

1. The personal data provided by you are collected and processed by Dagong Europe Credit Rating S.r.l., having its registered office at via dell’Orso no. 8 20121 Milan (Italy), with the purpose of selection and recruitment of employees in relation to current and/or possible future positions in our company. Your on-line CV will include the personal data that you will provide to us. Such personal data will be processed and/or recorded on paper and/or electronic support, for a period of 5 (five) years starting from the date you have transmitted or updated your CV. At the expiration of the 5 (five) years period your personal data will be deleted.
2. The processing of your personal data will be performed as follows: your data will be processed and/or recorded on paper and/or electronic support.
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4. The provision of your personal data to our company is discretional and not compulsory. The possible refusal to authorize our company to process your personal data will not allow you to proceed with the completion of the on-line CV.
5. The only sensitive data that Dagong Europe needs to process are those relating to your possible inclusion in “protected categories” (It. “Categorie Protette”). You are invited to not include in your on-line CV other types of sensitive data. In case you provide Dagong Europe with sensitive data, this data will be immediately deleted.
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