Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Categories:

  • Corporate Services

Location(s):

  • 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.

Moody's is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions.

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The Global Middle Office (GMO) provides transaction management support, workflow coordination, rating desk services, and other broad operational support to Moody’s Investors Service’s Rating teams. The department works closely with the lines of business to improve both business process and data quality across the rating lifecycle. The GMO has over 100 employees in 5 countries and is a key player in business process development, new company wide initiatives, and technology projects.

The Role / Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for and support documents download process. This includes but is not limited to performing manual downloads, resolving issues related to the process, participating in future operational improvements discussions.
  • Support new deal set-up, data capture (e.g., amendments), lifecycle data maintenance, data quality assurance and tracking support to the rating analysts within the designated Line of Business (LOB)
  • Performs administrative tasks including but not limited: to data updates, prepares rating action, bulk rating actions, publishing ratings, research and press release templates and disclosures consistent with regulatory requirements, internal policies and guidelines for designated LOB support; participates in projects
  • Monitors designated mailboxes to ensure timely and effective handling of internal and external client requests. Prioritizes work to meet deadlines and time sensitive requests/projects.
  • Facilitates resolution to technical issues and/or more sophisticated external inquiries with supervision by Senior Financial Data Associate/Specialist/Team Leader.
  • Builds positive relationships with clients to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrates the ability to interact professionally with clients. Delivers high level of service across high volume of transactions.
  • Promptly and efficiently raises conflicts/problems/database/data inconsistency.
  • Able to identify and research issues and/or discrepancies with data and/or requests for follow up with the analyst.
  • Resolves basic client inquiries.
  • Demonstrates increasing awareness of procedures, guidelines, and regulatory requirements as it pertains to their job function by asking relevant questions.
  • Liaison with Rating Teams and other Moody’s departments (Commercial, Information Technology, etc.) as the need arises.
  • Provide back-up coverage for designated associate in the event of absence and holidays to ensure flawless service to GMO clients.
  • Willing to accept new challenges.
  • Demonstrates flexibility with last minute changes in commitments and deadlines.
  • Contributes positively to the team even under pressure or when performing routine and/or administrative tasks.
  • Places interest of the team above individual self-interest.
  • Continue to develop broad based knowledge of financial instruments, terminology, and related business practices.

What you bring:

  • Undergraduate/first-level degree (E.g. Bachelor’s degree) required ideally within a Financial discipline.
  • Entry level position. Some meaningful work experience and/or relevant internship experience preferred. Previous financial data or product experience would be advantageous.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to complete repetitive process with no error.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills with an ability to communicate business concepts to a senior audience.
  • Highly organized and efficient.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.)
  • A strong client focused orientation with the drive and passion required to achieve results and assume customer satisfaction.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Works using own initiative and without close supervision.
  • Strong administrator with excellent administrative skills.

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.

For more information on the Securities Trading Program, please refer to the STP Quick Reference guide on ComplianceNet

Please note: STP categories are assigned by the hiring teams and are subject to change over the course of an employee’s tenure with Moody’s.

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