Lead Data Analyst - Data Governance - New York - 13959BR

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 $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Data Governance Review Team
Individual will be part of the Regulatory Reporting team within the Data Governance organization, supporting Moody’s globally with various initiatives regarding regulatory related reporting solutions.
Primary duties include:

  • Working on project specific deliverables and activities performed by the team. This includes data analyst activities like analysis of reporting, business and functional requirements documentation etc. and project management activities like managing timelines etc. to achieve project goals and satisfy customers.
  • Prioritizing, planning, and monitoring team’s work input from senior management, regulators, Compliance, Legal and business partners.
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Creating/assisting the team with designing/developing ad hoc and canned database extracts/reports using SQL, ETL jobs and BI tools.
  • Performing ad hoc data comparisons and analysis for the Data Governance Regulatory Reporting team and preparing corresponding documentation including summaries, memos and reports.
  • Researching and recommending/following industry best practices.
  • Creating reports for senior management.
  • Providing business analysis and change management functions on select projects.
  • Aiding in the testing and implementation of new reporting, systems and initiatives.
  • Working on ad hoc assignments as requested by their manager.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Self-managing and authoring thorough, detailed, high-quality documentation of all aspects of solutions, including business requirements, functional requirements, use cases, and other documents.
  • Supporting business requirements activities by providing end-to-end analysis with respect to data requirements, data flows, data modeling, workflow context and design.
  • Writing execution Runbook.
  • Obtaining signoffs and managing change requests.
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships, and keeping clients informed and engaged throughout the entire project lifecycle.
  • Trouble shoot issues and coordinate support and escalations.
  • Lead training as required to support reporting solutions.
  • Lead and participate in UAT testing.
  • Supporting adoption of data governance standards for Moody’s Corporation.



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a technical or business discipline with relevant work experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years related experience with in-depth knowledge of IT concepts, strategies and methodologies.
  • Knowledge/experience of regulatory reporting for financial institutions is desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of data structures and ability to efficiently write/tune SQL, PL/SQL query.
  • Experience with TSQL development, BI and ETL tool knowledge (Tableau, Informatica Data Quality, Informatica Master Data Management Hub, Pentaho Data Integration, SSIS, and/or similar toolsets) a plus.
  • Experience with Sybase, PL/SQL and Oracle databases.
  • Knowledge of ODBC or other data interface APIs.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Access and MS Excel (exposure to advanced macro writing using VBA).


  • Spanish speaking candidates prefered, but not required
  • Ability to import, analyze, validate or model data for decision making purposes.
  • Prior experience with ETL, business intelligence and/or reporting tools.
  • Exposure to SharePoint technologies.
  • Knowledge of software development best practices and methodologies a plus.
  • Possesses excellent verbal and writing skills, project and time management skills, and the ability to work in teams.
  • Possesses strong attention to detail.
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