Associate Analyst 2 - New York - 12073BR

The Role / Responsibilities:

As an Associate Analyst 2, your key function will be to provide analytical, research and logistical assistance to analysts and managers, and will include all or some of the following functions:

· Assist in the preparation and management of rating committees and portfolio reviews by gathering and analyzing data, preparing charts, running models, sourcing analytical information, and helping to prepare required documentation. Review transaction documents and learn cash flow and loss allocation rules.

· Develop an understanding of Moody’s methodologies to assist analysts in applying them to rating analyses. Areas of focus may be: RMBS, CMBS, ABS, CLO/CDO, Real Estate Finance.

· Attend rating committees.

· Prepare presentations for investor meetings under the direction of lead analysts; participate in investor meetings and discussions of key credit issues. Publish timely and insightful research and assist in conducting credit research and analysis.

· Work with a team of analysts on various analytical, statistical and data projects. Utilize SQL, VBA, Excel, or MATLAB to query and manipulate large data sets to conduct data analysis.

· Understand and learn how to use complex financial models, spreadsheets and analytical databases.
Department / Team: Structured Finance Group

· Master’s or equivalent degree required. Preferred majors include Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Finance, Accounting, International Studies, Law, or Science or related discipline.

· Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

· Strong verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.

· Ability to adapt in a changing environment; ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize, to work collaboratively within a team and to consistently meet deadlines.

· Keen attention to detail; highly organized and efficient.

· 1-2 years of relevant work experience in credit analysis .
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 $3.6 billion in 2016, employs approximately 10,700 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at
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