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 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 meticulous, proactive, and strategically minded individual of the finance team able to perform a broad range 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 analytical, forecasting, month end and variance analysis reporting and Ad Hoc projects based on business needs

Provide support to the preparation of reports and variance analysis on a monthly basis 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 deliverables: forecast, budget, 5 year strategic plan, etc. Deliver presentational outputs for discussion with 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 area's for productivity and driving the standardization of activities across business planning to harness efficiencies

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

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

Collaborate in special projects as assigned by Finance management

Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics or related.
1 - 3 years of 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 related 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

Positive attitude and 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

Able to handle large volumes of data while ensuring data accuracy, including the ability to synthesize 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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