Caribbean Information & Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS), the Caribbean’s regional credit rating agency, is seeking to recruit a highly motivated finance professional to join its team as a Research Associate.

CariCRIS offers exciting opportunities for personal and professional growth as well as competitive remuneration packages for high caliber professionals who wish to be part of a motivated team in a dynamic working environment.

Core Responsibilities

  • Supporting role to the team involved in carrying out credit ratings for sovereigns, corporates, banks, other institutions and structured debt obligations, across the wider Caribbean (for which regional travel may be required)
  • Conduct comprehensive economy, industry, business and financial analysis
  • Publish credit reports and commentaries meeting international best practice standards


  • An understanding of corporates, financial markets and the regional business landscape
  • Sharp analytical abilities
  • Good financial/economic/statistical modeling and spreadsheet skills
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work in a consistent manner and under tight deadlines
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills /team player

Academic Qualifications

  • First degree in any of the disciplines of Finance, Economics, Business Management, and/or a Professional Accounting qualification such as ACCA/CIMA
  • Studying for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation would be considered an asset


  • 1-3 years relevant experience in one or more of the following areas is preferable although recent graduates will also be considered:
  • Corporate banking/Credit analysis/Industry research in banks or other financial institutions
  • Debt research, Equity research or Risk management

If your profile matches the above requirements and you are interested in charting a career with CariCRIS please submit a detailed resume to or deliver/mail it to the Senior Manager, Ratings, CariCRIS, 3rd Floor Furness House, 90 Independence Square, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.

Tel: 1 868 627 8879; Fax: 1 868 625 8871. All applications will be treated with strict confidence.

                                                             Only short-listed applicants will be acknowledged.

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