The Associate Analyst 2 on Moody's North American Banking team will serve primarily in a support capacity assisting lead analysts working on bank, securities firm, and finance company ratings.
The Associate Analyst 2 role requires an experienced analyst with strong credit analysis skills. Core responsibilities include supporting senior analysts by evaluating the creditworthiness of a variety of banks, securities firms, and finance companies; applying rating methodologies, quantitative and qualitative techniques; supporting issuer specific and sector research efforts; preparing presentations and interacting with top level executives at company meetings; accumulating in-depth knowledge of Moody's methodologies and local and global market practices within the rated portfolio; and collaborating with other associates and various groups within Moody's.
Strong credit and technical skills are essential, notably an evidenced ability to interpret financial statements; working with financial models, calculating credit ratios; and performing trend analysis. The Associate Analyst 2 may also be involved in special projects as well as help to train new hires on analytical or process-related tasks.
Research & Ratings Support
Bachelor's degree required
MBA, CFA or similar degree strongly preferred; absent that, several years of related work experience
2-4 years of relevant work experience in credit analysis, financial markets and/or other relevant areas; accounting and financial forecasting experience also helpful
Strong writing and presentation skills are necessary, along with a quantitative aptitude and credit analysis experience
A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, meet deadlines and handle multiple assignments simultaneously is important
Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is also required
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 $3.6 billion in 2016, employs approximately 10,700 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
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