Research Analyst - London - 15204BR

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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We capture and treat private company information for better decision making and increased efficiency. Our flagship product Orbis delivers information on over 310 million private companies – it’s the world’s most powerful comparable data resource on private companies. We show what companies do, how they’re performing, the people that run them, and who owns them.
Our solutions are used by companies, governments and the public sector, academics, financial institutions and professional service firms across the globe. They use them for many different types of projects, all with a common theme - efficiency. Our markets include: credit risk, compliance and financial crime, supplier risk, tax and transfer pricing analysis, data management and business development and strategy.
We have around 1000 employees working in more than 30 offices across the globe.


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This role will form an integral part of the Moody's Analytics BankFocus Research team, aiding in production and drafting credit research publications based on the analysis of banks and financial institutions, their operating and regulatory environments.
  • Assist Head of Moody's Analytics BankFocus Research in the production of periodic, thematic, client-focused research publications and projects.
  • Assume responsibility and ownership for driving content in various published reports.
  • Perform banking industry and financial institution analysis as well as peer group comparisons, set up and maintain regular updates of bank league tables.
  • Provide timely and relevant data research on topics related to regulator and financial issues affecting financial institutions globally.
  • Liaise with the BankFocus Financial Data Analyst team to assist with data integrity and ensure consistency of the spreading standards for bank financial statements globally.

Qualifications

Required

  • A bachelor's degree in economics, finance, or a related field, MBA preferred.
  • Experience in bank credit research, working with bank financial statement data sets.
  • Experience of producing external or internal credit research reports on credit related issues.
  • Experience with or a sound understanding of the capital markets (particularly credit risk of financial institutions).
  • Strong quantitative aptitude, both theoretical and empirical, and proven analytical skills; knowledge of basic econometrics.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

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.