Autos Industry Analyst

Fitch Ratings
London, United Kingdom
06 Jan 2022
21 Jan 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Fitch Solutions provides data, research and analytics that help clients excel at managing their credit risk, offer deep insight into the debt investment market, and provide comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment. All available on our platform, Fitch Connect, designed and built using our credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed decisions.

Fitch Solutions, a leading emerging markets analysis firm, is recruiting a high-calibre graduate to join its Research team in London, as an Autos Analyst. The Autos Research team focuses on the manufacturing and sales sectors of the automotive industry, including monitoring investment trends, forecasting sales markets and identifying risks and opportunities. You will be contributing to our market intelligence service, providing analytical research for senior decision makers in multinational corporations, banks, consultancies, investment funds and government agencies.

  • Contributing analytical research on a daily basis
  • Managing a portfolio of countries and their databases, producing analysis and reports that assess market risks and opportunities, and creating 10-year forecast scenarios
  • Overseeing key sector developments and identifying actionable investment themes
  • Collaborating with Country Risk and other industry analysts across global offices to ensure holistic, cutting-edge analysis
  • Working alongside our Sales team and directly with our clients to communicate key views and promote our business development

You will receive extensive training in all areas of Autos analysis and forecasting with the help of our training material and regular training seminars hosted by senior members of the Research team, in combination with rigorous hands-on guidance from your line manager and team members. Fitch Solutions also encourages external training by subsidising external courses, such as the CFA and relevant language classes.

Areas of focus include:

  • Data analysis and forecasting
  • Analysis surrounding the autos industry
  • Opportunity and risk assessment
  • Assessing the impact of macro, political and other sector developments on the industry
  • Government regulation
  • Company Analysis

Qualifications & Skills:

We are looking for candidates with a strong academic background and a passion for the subject matter, with prior understanding of basic macroeconomic principles and a familiarity with world affairs. A trainee analyst will need to demonstrate ambition and a desire to learn and continue to develop as an analyst from day one.

Basic Requirements:

  • Minimum 2:1 UK or equivalent degree.
  • Fluent English writing style
  • Strong communication skills to liaise with a global team
  • Genuine interest in autos analysis and world affairs.

Ideal Skills/Qualifications:

  • Previous experience (academic or professional) in analysis and research (Autos experience helpful but not essential)
  • Degree in economics, international relations or humanities
  • Language skills
  • Prior work experience in related field



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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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