Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Corporate Services


  • MIS Support Center, 4th floor, East Tower, Eurocenter Business Center, in front of Cenada, Heredia, 40104, CR

Moody’s is a developmental culture where we value candidates who are willing to grow. So, if you are excited about this opportunity but don’t meet every single requirement, please apply! You may be a perfect fit for this role or other open roles.

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The Role
The Financial Analyst has the responsibility of providing support through all phases of the financial planning and analysis processes, including business partnering and working on cross functional projects. The FA is a detail-oriented, proactive, and strategically minded individual of the finance team able to perform a variety of financial activities including planning, analysis, budgeting, and reporting. The FA should also have strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills and be able to present financial information and models in a concise and easily comprehensible manner.

The Team
You will be part of the Moody’s Commercial Financial Planning & Analysis team.

Key Responsibilities:
Support the execution of financial planning and analysis processes, projects, and ad-hoc requests as required by the Finance organization by embracing the following responsibilities:

Provide support on the forecasting, month end and variance analysis reporting and Ad Hoc projects based on business needs.

Provide support to the preparation of the monthly reports and variance analysis that will help identify key focus areas for management, in a timely manner.

Provide support to the input of forecast and budget projections and adjustments into Moody’s financial reporting system.

Provide support to business planning processes and tasks: forecast, budget, 5-year strategic plan, etc. Deliver driver-based outputs for discussion with senior management.

Partner with the local, regional and global contacts and communicate effectively with the business to foster good working relationships with the rest of the organization.

Provide support on the development of new reporting solutions and identifying key focus areas for management.

Assist in the implementation of enhancements to current processes and reporting, including identifying areas for productivity and driving the standardization of activities across business planning to harness efficiencies.

Conduct financial KPIs analysis, compare anticipated and actual results, conduct thorough research of historical financial data and trends to identify and recommend areas of improvement to offer valuable insights into drivers.

Develop and update financial models to assist in central initiatives and support decisions through financial projections and KPIs.

Collaborate in special projects as assigned by Finance management.


  • Undergraduate in Finance, Accounting, Statistics or another related field.
  • 1 - proven experience in FP&A
  • Excellent verbal & written English skills.
  • Detail and data quality oriented and capable to summarize and effectively communicate findings/analysis to management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (preferably: Office 365), financial modeling and financial systems.
  • Strong analytical decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Intermediate knowledge of basic accounting concepts.
  • Knowledge in R and Power BI is a plus.

Key Competencies:

  • Desire to learn new skills with high-level problem-solving skills and covering new challenges.
  • Great attention to detail and able to cross check outputs with other data sources, complete recurring processes avoiding error.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrates flexibility with last minute changes in commitments, deadlines, and meetings attendance.
  • Applies knowledge and problem-solving techniques to define and resolve problem.
  • Ability to handle high volumes of data while ensuring data accuracy, including the ability to synthesize quantitative and qualitative data to draw conclusions and assist on decision making.
  • Able to provide support to the business planning processes.

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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