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

At Moody's, we unite the brightest minds to turn today’s risks into tomorrow’s opportunities. We do this by striving to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to be who they are-with the freedom to exchange ideas, think innovatively, and listen to each other and customers in meaningful ways. 

If you are excited about this opportunity but do not meet every single requirement, please apply! You still may be a great fit for this role or other open roles. We are seeking candidates who model our values: invest in every relationship, lead with curiosity, champion diverse perspectives, turn inputs into actions, and uphold trust through integrity. 

The Role

The Financial Analyst role has the responsibility of providing support through all phases of the financial planning and analysis processes, including participation in ad-hoc project work. These deliverables are reviewed by the manager and senior team members. The FA is responsible for conducting and processing large amounts of financial data on a regular basis to create detailed reports based on the observations and analysis results. The FA performs quality reviews to identify financial discrepancies and communicates any risk to the appropiate level

Key Responsibilities:

Support senior members of the team in the execution of financial planning and analysis processes, projects, and ad-hoc requests as required by the Finance organization by embracing the following responsibilites:

  • Provide support on the analytical, forecasting, month end and variance analysis reporting and Ad Hoc projects based on business needs
  • Collaborate in the preparation of the monthly reports and variance analysis that will help identify key focus areas for management, in a timely manner with moderate level of guidance from direct manager and/or senior team members
  • Assist with the preparation of various business planning processes and deliverables: forecast, budget, 5 year strategic plan, etc.
  • Assist in inputting forecast and budget projections into Moody’s financial reporting system with guidance from direct manager and/or senior team members
  • Partner with other teams in Business Planning to foster good working relationships with the rest of the organization
  • Assist in the development of new reporting solutions and identifying key focus areas for management with a moderate level of guidance from direct manager and/or senior team members
  • Implement best practices for enhancements to current processes and reporting, including driving the standardization of activities across business planning to harness efficiencies
  • Provide support for the development of financial models, including the use of macros with moderate level of guidance from direct manager and /or senior team members


  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, or Statistics or other quantitative field
  • 1 - 3 years of relevant financial experience with planning and analysis processes is preferred
  • Good verbal & written english skills
  • Detail and data quality oriented and capable to summarize and communicate findings/analysis
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office (preferably: Office 365)
  • Good analytical decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of basic accounting concepts

Key Competencies:

  • Desire to learn new skills and cover new challenges
  • Able to work with large amounts of data and utilize reporting applications and tools
  • Good attention to detail and able to improve and complete recurring processes avoiding error
  • Able to work both independently and as a member of a team by interacting and collaborating with members of other teams across the organization
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Applies knowledge and basic/intermediate problem solving techniques to define and resolve problems
  • Develop broad based knowledge of financial instruments, terminology, and related business practices of the FP&A area
  • Able to provide basic/intermediate support to the business planning processes and deliverables

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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