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Associate Director, Corporates, Jakarta

Job Description


Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.


Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research.  Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise.  The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.


As a global credit rating agency, Fitch Ratings gauges the ability of entities and instruments to meet their credit obligations.  Investors and financial market participants rely on multiple sources, and the credit rating – indicating how an issue or transaction is likely to perform over time – is one of their key inputs.  In this way, we help investors map potential credit risks.


Fitch Solutions, a subsidiary of Fitch Ratings, provides a range of industry-leading products and professional development services to the global financial community.  In addition to offering proprietary market-based content, we distribute the ratings, research and financial data of Fitch Ratings through a variety of flexible platforms.  With innovation and experience behind every solution we bring to market, our offerings are designed to meet the diverse needs of the fixed-income markets.


Fitch complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and other status protected by applicable laws.



Department overview:



Fitch Ratings’ APAC Corporate group provides public and private ratings of companies and their debt instruments across the region, on both the international and national rating scale.


The department has analysts on the ground in Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Jakarta and Mumbai. 


The department is split into four sector teams: Energy & Utilities, Telecoms, Media & Technology, and South East Asian Industrials and North Asian Industrials.  In addition, specialist APAC Research group that is responsible for cross sector thematic research in the region.


The Fitch Ratings Corporates group provides public and private ratings on companies and their debt instruments, including — bank loans, senior and subordinated debt, commercial paper and preferred stock.

The group's analytical methodology addresses the legal, regulatory and market environments in over 100 countries in which Fitch Ratings operates, with particular emphasis on debt structure. Corporates group analysts continually expand and deepen their research, combining industry expertise with the finest analytical tools to offer well-informed and timely judgments. Analysts are readily available and responsive to investors. Through our structure, our people and our process, the Corporates group provides broad coverage and exceptional service.

Like many groups within Fitch Ratings, the Corporates group places great importance on interaction with its colleagues around the world and other areas of the firm, such as the Sovereign and Structured Finance groups. This collaboration ensures a more comprehensive assessment of an entity's strategic initiatives, competitive position, financial performance and the overall dynamics of the industry in which it operates.





  • Undertaking detailed analytical research on major public debt issuers, focusing primarily on industrials, retail and consumer sectors. However, the role will also cover a limited number of issuers in other sectors, including telecoms and media.
  • Publishing timely, topical and high quality research on general market and sector specific trends, contributing to the increasing profile of the agency within the debt capital markets.
  • Conducting analytical reviews with management teams of rated issuers and making written and oral presentations to rating committees, including rating recommendations.
  • Presentation of credit rating submissions at internal credit committees;
  • Communicating with various market constituents, including investors, issuers, bankers and members of the media, regarding the agency’s rating rationales, analytical views and general market trends.


Specialist Experience

Qualifications and experience:


  • At least 5 - 8 years’ experience in credit/equity research, corporate banking credit departments, investment banking, consulting, and/or other relevant corporate finance roles.
  • Strong knowledge of key corporate sectors and entities in Indonesia with a demonstrable capacity to clearly discern relevant credit issues is ideal.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly in the context of report writing and oral presentation.
  • Must be a strong team player and possess excellent inter-personal skills, with an ability to integrate quickly into an established team and to deal with colleagues and external parties across the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Self-starter. The candidate will be expected to show initiative as well as managing and prioritising his/her time and work both independently and as part of a small team.
  • A financial based professional qualification (e.g. MBA/ CA/ CPA/ CIMA/ CFA) would be beneficial.
  • Financial modelling experience.



Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.



Job Summary

Fitch Group
  • Indonesia
  • Finance
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
09 March 2020
Applications Deadline
23 May 2020

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