Analytics/Monitoring Conduct initial and on-going credit analysis of a portfolio of sub-sovereign entities, primarily in Mexico but also across Latin America.Conduct quantitative assessment of financial statements and economic/market data, as well as intensive analysis of loan/bond indentures, liquidity agreements, official statements and other legal documents.Actively monitor portfolio and make recommendations for rating transitions in a timely fashion.Perform and present in-depth fundamental credit analysis on a regular basis to rating committees to assign and maintain credit ratings.Demonstrate rating judgment as evidenced by the ability to distinguish among different entities at different ratings levels.Research Produce timely and relevant research on specific issuers, general credit trends, or sector related issues that is in-depth, high quality, insightful and focused.Issuer/Investor Relations Build and maintain high profile relationships with investors and issuers, interacting frequently based upon industry and topical research written.Develop Moody's franchise through intermediary marketing and visibility initiatives (e.g. conference participation).Lead issuer meetings, including presenting key rating factors effectively and asking probing questions that result in substantive dialog about key rating issues.In addition the successful candidate is expected to: Manage the day-to-day workflow of a junior analyst.Manage competing priorities and be an independent leader while meeting clearly defined deadlines and complying with internal procedures and best practices.This is a highly important, visible, market facing and management role; the AVP-Analyst will regularly interact with external organizations, such as: banks, research departments, the press, industry trade groups, academia, governments and regulatory agencies, among others. As such, he or she will need the gravitas, credibility, and communication ability to act as an ambassador of the firm. Sub-Sovereign research services is used by the Company's clients to help assess credit risk in these markets. Sub-Sovereign research also includes key statistical data and peer group analysis. The group's approach allows market participants to benefit from a globally consistent and transparent methodological approach to assessing credit risk. The AVP-Analyst role will regularly interact and work together with his or her peer group that focuses on public finance and infrastructure and will be expected to collaborate with them to ensure fluid communication and the sharing of best practices, with an eye towards continuous improvement in their evaluative/ ratings approach. The AVP-Analyst will need to provide periodic updates to senior management on project progress, operational effectiveness and human capital development. Qualifications: The successful candidate will most likely possess a graduate degree (MA, MBA, MPA) with extensive relevant experience.Extensive knowledge of the Sub-Sovereign sector in Mexico is required.Experience within the Public Finance domain in Latin America would be advantageous.Knowledge of Capital markets and bond issuance are essential.Strong quantitative skills (accounting, finance, economics).Knowledge of Bloomberg / Reuters-Factiva would be advantageous.Fluency in Spanish and English is required. Portuguese proficiency would be advantageous.In addition the following is required: Credit / Analytic Skills : This individual must possess the ability to analyse the current (and forecast the future) financial condition of targeted areas. The candidate should have experience helping set policies, methodologies and processes. The future incumbent should have a strong intellect with a high tolerance for complexity and a track record in idea generation.He or she must be able to assess and balance multiple and potentially competing priorities and needs. This candidate will hold a visible role both internally and externally, and must be able to be decisive, strategic, and to garner extensive credibility.Communication Skills: The successful candidate must have high level communication skills, including the ability to articulate complex analytic and strategic issues and influence audiences of different skill and knowledge levels, both internally and externally. Excellent written skills are a must, particularly in producing high calibre research, and extensive public speaking experience is a plus.Setting Strategy : The successful candidate is able to develop a compelling view of the future of the organization and of the breakthrough opportunities that may arise. The candidate must be strong at decision making and acting with a view to what is most appropriate, reasonable, timely and realistic.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 $3.5 billion in 2015, employs approximately 10,400 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 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, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody's also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email email@example.com.. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. For San Francisco positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 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