Vice President, Credit Ratings

Morningstar   •  

Horsham, PA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 171 days ago

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Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (NRSRO). This Morningstar, Inc. subsidiary has earned a reputation for innovation and excellence in the structured finance market and aims to increase market transparency by providing the highest-quality ratings, securities research, monitoring services, operational risk assessments, data, and technology solutions. 

The role: 

• Lead a team of analysts to re-underwrite cash flow and property valuations for commercial real estate loans backed by a variety of property types, including retail, office, multifamily, industrial, and lodging. 
• Review third party reports including appraisals, property condition reports, environmental reports, seismic surveys, and other industry specialized reports. 
• Present and evaluate analysis in loan review meetings, and write and review detailed Asset Summary Reports. 
• Perform property site visits in support of loan analysis. 
• Assist with ongoing refinement of loan analysis criteria, model templates, and new product development projects. 
• Lead/assist with research projects in support of CMBS ratings, model assumptions, and Thought Leadership initiatives. 


• At least five years of direct experience in commercial real estate underwriting or analysis. 
• Working experience with property appraisals, assets management, and/or loan workouts is preferred. 
• A bachelor’s degree is required, a major in finance or related field is preferred. 
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel. 
• Ability to travel 10-20%. 
• Excellent communication, writing, and presentation skills. 
• Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.