Associate Analyst, Corporate Finance - Tokyo - 14641BR

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.
Ratings & Research Support

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The Associate Analyst role within Corporate Finance is primarily responsible providing support to Senior Analysts to facilitate the monitoring of existing ratings and the assignment of new ratings for rated issuers.
  • Monitor Issuers for any developments that may impact ratings and prepare
  • Undertaking fundamental research to support Senior Analysts in the rating process
  • Preparing financial spreadsheets and undertaking financial modeling
  • Producing analytical summaries of quantitative and qualitative information for analysts
  • Contributing to the writing of in-depth reports and publications
  • Preparing materials for speeches, conferences and briefings
  • Undertake special projects
  • Attending issuer meetings

If you are Results focused with strong attention to detail, have sound judgment, are outgoing and efficient and present yourself professionally, we are looking for you!

Qualifications

Required

  • Minimum undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor’s degree). Ideally has started or completed CFA Level 1
  • Good accounting background (e.g., coursework and / or relevant work experience in accounting
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Solid verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills a must
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and prioritize tasks accordingly
  • May have some experience in a relevant field (preferred but not necessary)
  • Fluent in English and Japanese

Preferred

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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.