Vice President - Senior Analyst (Financial Institutions Group, Beijing) - Beijing - 14044BR

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.
The team is part of the Financial Institutions Group. It provides ratings on banks, insurance companies and other non-banking financial institutions.

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The Role
The Analyst will be responsible for a portfolio of Chinese financial institutions rated by Moody’s. The role will involve ongoing analysis of the credit profile of rated Chinese financial institutions and demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the Chinese capital or credit market environment. It is expected the individual hired will have the capability to manage client relationships at a very senior level and be able to write comprehensive and thought provoking research on individual companies and industry sectors. The role requires frequent interaction with investors, intermediaries and issuers, and managing assigned relationships. An ability to confidently interact with outside parties is therefore a prerequisite for this role.

Responsibilities
  • Conduct credit research and writing credit reports, special comments and outlooks for companies / financial institutions and relevant industry sectors.
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data for companies / financial institutions and broader industry sectors.
  • Interact with senior company executives, investors, intermediaries and press / media.
  • Build and maintain high profile relationships with investors, issuers, regulators and other market participants.
  • Present credits effectively and comprehensively in rating committees and other internal analytical meetings.
  • Present in public forum Moody's credit opinions on relevant corporate topics.
  • Work closely with senior Moody’s managers and mentor junior analysts.

Qualifications

Required

Qualifications
  • Graduate in economics or related discipline with postgraduate qualifications an advantage.
  • Minimum 8-12 years of analytical / credit relevant experience, preferably analyzing the relevant sector with focus in China, probably in another financial institution or major research house.
  • Good understanding of capital market and relevant regulations in China.
  • Strong quantitative aptitude and demonstrated analytical ability.
  • Strong organizational skills with sound judgment.
  • Mature and balanced personality with ability to manage high level and often complex client relationships.
  • Articulate and succinct communication skills both verbally and in writing with extensive public speaking experience is ideal. Previous experience writing research in either an equity or credit market context would be advantageous.
  • Fluency in Mandarin is necessary. English proficiency is a must with verbal and writing ability to communicate in a professional setting.

Preferred

same as above
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.