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S&P Global Data Associate, LCD in Boston, Massachusetts

The Role: Data Associate, LCD

The Location: Charlottesville, VA or Eastern United States

The Team: Leveraged Commentary & Data (LCD) has more than three dozen journalists and analysts providing news and research on the leveraged finance markets to 80,000 plus subscribers worldwide. We are a leading information provider whose success hinges upon producing a premier data and research product.

The data content team is responsible for maintaining LCD’s databases, ensuring that not only is information entered in a timely fashion, but also with the utmost attention to accuracy and quality. Our team currently resides in NY, London and Charlottesville.

The Impact : As an analyst, you will handle all aspects of data management, including the secondary market data behind LCD's loan indexes, the primary market data behind LCD’s market technicals and investor market data (BDCs, CLOs, etc.). Management of this data is a cornerstone to LCD’s unique content and maintaining our position in market.

What’s in it for you:

  • Develop your analytical skills and research abilities

  • Explore a highly-rewarding career path with room for professional growth, recognition and rewards

  • Learn from industry-leading analysts and experts

Responsibilities :

  • Provide support to the analytical team by building & updating leveraged loan and high yield bond profiles in LCD’s proprietary database based upon bank books and prospectuses gathered from the market.

  • Bring together information from market sources such as SEC filings, Ratings Direct, CapitalIQ, and update LCD’s related databases and analysis.

  • Develop an understanding LCD’s production processes for its research reports and analysis.

  • Support senior analysts and other group members for varied data collection processes and analysis.

  • Build your knowledge of the basics of the leveraged finance markets including loans and high yield bonds. This includes the mechanics of the markets, syndication processes and documentation.

What We’re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in finance or accounting, or equivalent experience

  • Strong attention to detail, particularly with regards to the ability to accurately handle data.

  • Ability to be an independent self-starter in a fast-paced environment.

  • Intellectual curiosity and dedication to learn about financial markets.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point. Access is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Internship experience in finance, accounting, or related field

  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $46,200 USD to $129,200 USD. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location and experience.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive bonus.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

S&P Global Corporate

At S&P Global, we don’t give you intelligence—we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We’re the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. For more information, visit

EOE Statement:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), DTMGOP202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority – Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 267337

Posted On: 2022-01-05

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States