FP&A - Senior Financial Analyst - 3 Month FTC - London - 15309BR

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 $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
The Moody’s Analytics Financial Planning & Analysis team (MA FP&A) is part of the Moody’s Analytics Admin group (MA Admin), the backbone to Moody’s Analytics’ business lines. We perform financial analysis and planning that drives decision making by executive management and informs shareholders. We ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness through business analysis, systems support, sales analytics, risk management, and data governance. We also provide creative learning solutions to further the development of our employees globally.

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The MA FP&A team is looking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst to support Sales, Revenue and Expense reporting and forecasting for the Moody’s Bureau van Dijk Business Unit (BvD).

Responsibilities
  • Create reports and analysis from the BvD CRM tool for sales reporting and forecasting
  • Reconcile key data points required to support sales analysis and identify enhancements required to existing BvD CRM tool, and facilitate future migration to MA’s CRM
  • Liaise with the sales organization to understand the drivers behind sales performance
  • Work with local accounting teams to analyse expense details in support of expense reviews and forecasting by functional area
  • Participate in monthly sales and expense analysis process with keen focus on risk and opportunity assessment
  • Support information needs of regional Sales Directors and other constituents
  • Provide analysis, forecasting and budgeting support
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis / projects as business needs arise

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelors degree with major in finance or business
Required Skills / Experience:
  • Previous work experience in financial planning or commercial finance roles
  • Previous experience in a data and software solutions vendor is preferred
  • Knowledge of SFDC or MSD CRM systems, Hyperion Planning and SmartView is preferred
  • Previous experience in supporting a sales-oriented business is a plus
  • Strong communication, analytical and data organisation / interpretation skills
  • Excellent ability to multi-task, prioritise tasks and work with tight deadlines
  • Desire to succeed both independently and as a member of a team in an unstructured and innovative environment
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.