Municipal Surveillance Analyst

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Location: New York

Department: U.S. Public Finance Surveillance
Reports to: Directors with responsibility for Public Utility, Transportation and Housing/Healthcare sectors
Direct report(s): No

General purpose of position

Responsible for collection, organization and analysis of data from various sources to monitor a large portfolio of U.S. Public Finance credits including the municipal utility sector (resource recovery, water/sewer, gas/electric utilities and public power agency credits), the transportation sector (toll roads, airports, ports, parking and transit credits) and various housing/healthcare sectors. 

Primary duties/responsibilities

• Build and maintain credit exposure reports and issuer financial reports using internal databases and external sources
• Assist in the preparation of material including charts and graphs for presentation of sector reviews
• Develop and maintain understanding of the key risk attributes of the assigned portfolios
• Monitor credit quality and trends with respect to individual risks and the assigned portfolios as a whole
• Complete analysis and prepare written reviews of credits in the assigned sectors adhering to a review schedule
• Perform analysis on ad hoc basis for reports to senior management and the Board as well as in conjunction with special projects
• Coordinate actions with other departments or groups as necessary, including Underwriting, Credit Workout/Remediation or Reinsurance
• Properly manage client and other external relationships:
    (1) Process amendment and consent requests
    (2) Interact with obligors, bankers, rating agencies, advisors or others as required

Specific skills, competencies, resources and/or software/technology used on the job

• Ability to analyze and project cash flows
• Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to effectively convey information clearly and concisely
• Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
• Excellent time management skills, with willingness to work additional hours when needed
• Team player with ability to multi-task several projects at a time
• Self-starter who can operate with minimal supervision
• Ability to use of various external (including Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint) and internal software, IT systems, and sources of information

Education, certifications and/or experience requirements

Bachelor’s degree 
0-3 years experience in relevant area preferred (accounting, economics, business or government)

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