The Analytic Data Management (ADM) Manager role is responsible for leading and managing a diverse team of Financial Data Analysts (FDAs), Financial Data Specialists (FDSs) and Team Leaders (TLs) in support of the Ratings & Research (R&R) and Ratings & Research Support (RRS) functions. The Manager will direct workload to provide critical financial and operational data for ratings and research within the agreed upon timeframes and data quality. The Manager will also lead their team on operational projects key to supporting Moody's ratings and research.
The Manager will play a critical role in building relationships with our stakeholders in R&R and RRS. The Manager will also need to have a diverse skill set in order to lead the operations and engage and collaborate with other teams in Moody's such as Moody's Analytics, Moody's Information Technology (MIT), Human Resources (HR), Compliance, Business Planning and Outsourcers.
This position, to be based in Frankfurt, is for a Manager in the ADM-Structured Finance team.
Operational management of the team including: - Liaise with R&R and RRS to understand priorities - Manage team's portfolio/workflow allocation and resource plan by re-balancing portfolios across deliverables and projects - Collaborate with business partners supporting the operations (outsourcers, other global managers, etc.) to use resources efficiently for delivery of data - Ensure global continuity and alignment with group prescribed guidelines/practices
Manage and develop FDAs, FDSs and TLs by recruiting and retaining top talent - Collaborate with HR talent advisers to source diverse talent - Ensure FDAs complete training; continually improve training curriculum - Provide ongoing formal and informal feedback to ensure development of team members
Lead projects and processes critical to ratings and research - Create and ensure maintenance of high quality data standards according to accuracy SLAs; manage tracking tools to measure team performance - Recommend and implement process improvements, including QC processes - Create and manage project plans with clear milestones, deadlines and communication plan
Manage relationships with key stakeholders - Support outsourcers with process and accounting questions, training, and onboarding - Ability to identify and troubleshoot database IT issues and seek resolution through collaboration with multiple stakeholders; Work closely with IT to improve technology and databases
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Relevant experience in operations, finance, accounting or financial statement analysis
Understanding of structured finance products, prior structured finance data analysis advantageous
Proven ability in implementation of data processing/robotic techniques to enhance processing of large data sets, involving machine learning, data mining practices or any data automation technologies is desirable
Experience/desire to manage and mentor a team of FDAs, FDS and TLs
BA/BS in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar field
Aptitude to prioritize, focus and work independently, and to adapt when the unexpected occurs
Must be results oriented and have strong problem solving skills
Aptitude to work independently and to interact effectively with senior management
Strong communication and relationship-management skills, client focus
Basic operational and/or process knowledge and capacity planning
Experience structuring and organizing projects with successful implementation and project management
Computer literate with a strong knowledge of Excel (including VBA/macros), Word and PowerPoint; SharePoint and SQL familiarity
Excellent communication (written and verbal), organizational and administrative skills
Ability to take initiative and multi-task
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Moody's 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 or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.