Associate Analyst 2 - Mexico City - 14479BR

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 successful candidate will join our structured finance (SFG) ratings and research support (RRS) in New York.

As a company, we pride ourselves on producing top-quality ratings and research, and being a leader in the market. By providing robust and high quality and consistent analytical support, the RRS department is responsible for producing analytical inputs in support of Moody’s Ratings and Research function.

In our team, you will develop strong cross-industry knowledge through hands-on credit analysis and valuable skills in the financial services.

As an Associate Analyst 2 based in Mexico City, your key function will be to provide analytical, research and logistical assistance to analysts and managers in Structured Finance Group. The initial focus in this job will be on data, quantitative and cash flow analysis and will include all or some of the following functions:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation and management of rating committees and deal reviews by gathering and analyzing data, running models, sourcing analytical information, preparing charts, and helping to prepare required documentation.
  • Develop an understanding of Moody’s methodologies to assist analysts in applying them to rating analyses.
  • Attend discussions and rating committees.
  • Prepare presentations for investor meetings under the direction of lead analysts; and assist in conducting credit research and analysis.
  • Work with a team of analysts on various analytical, statistical, data and process improvement project to increase automation and efficiency of the rating and monitoring process. Potentially 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.
  • This job description is issued as a guideline to assist you in your duties, it is not exhaustive. Because of the evolving nature and changing demands of our business this job description may be subject to change. You may, on occasion, be required to undertake additional or other duties within the context of this job description according to the needs of the business.
  • The successful candidate will join our structured finance (SFG) ratings and research support (RRS) in New York.

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree required.
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint - especially Microsoft
  • 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.
  • 3+ years of relevant work in finance-related analytical experience, preferably involving asset back securities.
  • Advanced English level- both spoken and written

Preferred

  • Preferred majors include Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Finance, Accounting, International Studies, or related discipline.
  • Ability to use MATLAB, Microsoft Visual Studio with C/C++ code, Microsoft Access or SQL is a positive.
  • Excel skills including VBA
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.