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Analyst, Quality Assurance (QA)

Company: Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

DBRS is seeking a Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst to join its QA team in Global Structured Finance Group. The QA team is a growing team and is managed by the Group Managing Director of the Global Structured Finance Group. The mission of the QA team is to promote compliance with DBRS policies and procedures by the Global Structured Finance Group. This role is fundamental to the goals of DBRS delivering timely and comprehensive credit opinions to the market and "getting the rating right". The QA Analyst will be a key resource for the Global Structured Finance Group to help comply with DBRS policies and procedures. The QA Analyst will support the US Asset-Backed-Securities (ABS), US Residential-Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS), US Structured Credit, North American Commercial-Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) and Canadian Structured Finance teams in New York, Stamford and Chicago in the US and Toronto, Canada, respectively. The QA Analyst will report directly to the Assistant Vice President, QA. This is an exciting position for someone who is looking to join a growing team with the opportunity for innovation, creativity and to help form the foundation of the QA team. This position is located in New York City. Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a suite of management reports for the Group Managing Director and other internal users.
  • Assist with streamlining existing processes and implementing new processes to create efficiencies for the Global Structured Finance Group.
  • Conduct follow-up activities with analytical staff to promote compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Assist with reviewing and gathering rating documents for regulatory exams.
  • Collaborate with Compliance teams and Information Technology teams on various projects as needed.
  • Develop and maintain periodic status reports on employee training for the Global Structured Finance Group as needed.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as needed. Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field.
    • 2+ years of experience in financial field or in a compliance role.
    • High proficiency in MS Office tools.
    • Strong attention to detail and work ethic.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Strong spreadsheet skills; database skills a plus.
    • Ability to work effectively and efficiently to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to work well in a team environment, as well as independently.
    • Ability to work effectively in a support role with analysts of all levels, and to senior management when needed.
    • Personable, eager to learn, excellent organization skills.
    • Database skills a plus. About Us DBRS Morningstar is a global credit ratings business, currently with 700 employees in eight offices globally. Formed through the July 2019 acquisition of DBRS by Morningstar, Inc., the ratings business is the fourth-largest provider of credit ratings in the world. DBRS Morningstar is committed to empowering investor success, serving the market through leading-edge technology and raising the bar for the industry. DBRS Morningstar is a market leader in Canada, the U.S. and Europe in multiple asset classes. DBRS Morningstar rates more than 2,600 issuers and 54,000 securities worldwide and is driven to bringing more clarity, diversity of opinion, and responsiveness to the ratings process. DBRS Morningstar's approach and size provide the agility to respond to customers' needs, while being large enough to provide the necessary expertise and resources. When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please fill out this form completely, attaching your resume and cover letter in the approved format. Read the job requirements carefully and make sure to attach writing or design samples as required. Applicants must submit their resume and other information through our corporate website to be considered for a job at Morningstar. No phone calls, please. Step 2 You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application. Step 3 If you are called in for an interview, a representative from Morningstar will contact you to set up a date, time, and location. Be prepared for a rigorous interview process. To make sure you're a good fit for Morningstar and we're a good fit for you, we'll schedule time for you to meet with multiple staff members at all levels of the company. Expect to return for multiple interviews as part of the process. A representative from Morningstar will contact you with the results of your interview-either with a job offer or to let you know our plans for the position. Applicants With Disabilities Who Need Accommodation Morningstar is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 312 384-3900 or email --and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note:
      • We only accept calls from applicants who need accommodation related to a disability. Please, no calls with unrelated questions or requests.
      • Please be sure to include the title and location of the open position you're interested in when you leave a message. US Applicants: Morningstar is an E-Verify program participant. Morningstar is strongly committed to creating and preserving equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. We make all employment decisions-including recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, termination, and other personnel matters-without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship, gender identity and expression, parental status, or other legally protected characteristics or conduct.

Keywords: Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC, New York , Analyst, Quality Assurance (QA), Professions , New York, New York

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