Serve as a lead analyst to provide credit ratings on new asset-backed securities ("ABS") and residential mortgage backed securities ("RMBS") transactions in the primary markets. This includes conducting analysis, presenting to rating committees, leading issuer meetings, publishing research and interacting with investors, bank issuers and arrangers. There are varied development opportunities on a local, regional and global basis. Candidates can progress in subject matter expertise through various tiers of seniority, across sectors or into management and leadership roles.
Perform analysis for ABS and RMBS transactions and recommend ratings for new transactions.
Primarily responsible for analyzing asset pools, transaction structures and cash flows using Moody's methodologies and models, and other quantitative or qualitative tools or methods to formulate independent credit opinions and make recommendations to committee. The analysis will also include reviewing legal documents and third party reports.
Independently present at rating committees and other internal credit discussions and demonstrate sound credit judgment and strong knowledge of Moody's methodologies.
Lead issuer meetings including on-site visits and communicate professionally with investors and other market participants, like arrangers or advisors.
Publish high quality research on pertinent credit events and sector trends.
Substantially contribute to other sector research such as outlooks, as well as other projects such as methodologies.
Contribute to maintenance and improvement of Moody's processes and methodologies.
Build relationships with investors, underwriters/arrangers and issuers and manage key strategic relationships
Qualifications Required Qualifications
Graduate degree (e.g., Bachelor's / Master's) in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or related quantitative field)
(Typically a Moody's employee working at this level with an undergraduate degree would have 6 years of relevant work experience)
Substantial credit/risk assessment experience and strong knowledge of financial and fixed income markets
Strong Microsoft Excel skills mandatory, strong statistical skills and ability to work with large data sets highly desired.
Experience with programming (VBA, SQL, C) a plus
Strong academic background at least equivalent to MSc in relevant areas such as Finance, Economics, Statistics, Law or related quantitative field Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills
Strong quantitative aptitude and proven analytical skills
Strong influencing and persuasion skills
Very strong understanding and capability in stakeholder management
Professional, proactive, shows initiative, flexible, diligent and collaboration capability
Sound judgment and highest ethical standards; capable of developing independent opinions and defending views
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with and contribute to a large and diverse team
Highly organised and efficient, with ability to multi-task and able to meet tight deadlines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Fluency in English is essential. Additional European languages are desirable, but not necessary
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, gender expression, gender identity 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.
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