Job Description The successful candidate will join Moody's Structured Finance Group (SFG) team in Sydney, which is responsible for rating and monitoring Australian and New Zealand structured finance transactions.
The Role / Responsibilities: As an Associate Analyst , your key function will be to provide analytical, research and logistical assistance to analysts and managers, and will include all or some of the following functions:
Assist in the preparation and management of rating committees and portfolio reviews by gathering and analyzing data, preparing charts, running models, sourcing analytical information, and helping to prepare required documentation. Review transaction documents and learn cash flow and loss allocation rules.
Develop an understanding of Moody's methodologies to assist analysts in applying them to rating analyses. Areas of focus may be: RMBS, CMBS, ABS, CLO/CDO, Real Estate Finance, Covered Bonds.
Attend rating committees.
Prepare presentations for investor meetings under the direction of lead analysts; participate in investor meetings and discussions of key credit issues. Publish timely and insightful research and assist in conducting credit research and analysis.
Work with a team of analysts on various analytical, statistical and data projects. Utilize SQL, VBA, Excel, or MATLAB to query and manipulate large data sets to conduct data analysis.
Understand and learn how to use complex financial models, spreadsheets and analytical databases.
Perform certain routine administrative and other ad hoc credit-related tasks as directed by Team Manager.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Law Economics, Statistics, Math or other relevant discipline.
2-3 years working experience within capital markets, working within a professional accounting firm, law firm or financial institution is essential
Understanding of capital markets including asset backed, residential and commercial mortgage backed securities
Highly numerate with strong financial analysis, cash flow and modeling skills
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Must display initiative and the ability to work independently
Must display strong organizational, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
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.
Internal Number: 6231048
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