Assistant Director, Research Associate - New York - 14310BR

This position offers a unique opportunity to participate in state of the art research with our renowned quantitative research team in the area of enterprise risk management.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Conducting sophisticated theoretical and empirical research on measurements of financial statement quality, and corporate default risk
  • Coordinating with financial researchers and data analysts on research projects
  • Providing research support to the firm’s prototype implementation and software development activities
  • Assisting our marketing and client service teams and clients on the education and implementation of risk management technology
As a Research Associate, you will have the opportunity to join our Quantitative Research team in New York, which has a rich history of providing leading edge research and thought leadership in the risk arena. As a part of this team, you will assist Moody's Analytics to continue our innovative research in credit risk and enterprise risk management.
  • MS in Business, Finance, Economics, or a closely related field
  • 2+ years of research experience in asset pricing and/or corporate finance
  • Experience with statistical analysis and programming tools such as R, or Python
  • Experience with financial datasets
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
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.
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