Operations Analyst/MISA - New York - 16333BR

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MIS Assessments (MISA)

Job Description

The Operations Analyst will join MIS Assessments to support the VP-Operations Analyst and Head of Operations & Integration. MISA’s objectives in non-credit risk assessments are:

  • To be the global standard setter in non-credit risk assessments

  • To support Moody’s overall growth targets

  • To support MIS with its broader strategy of being the Rating Agency of Choice by providing products and services to adjacent risk markets

This key role will provide project management and tactical business process re-engineering that is critical to the execution of MISA’s strategy.

The Role / Responsibilities

  • Help develop an integrations playbook/blueprint that can be applied to its acquisitive growth strategy and apply the playbook when integrating acquisitions

  • Assist with managing multiple cross-functional projects and process re-engineering/remediation activities that support the global, end-to-end MISA process, the integration of acquisitions with a majority- or minority stake

  • Responsible for tracking portfolio of projects and prepare summary reports to support the integration of acquisitions

  • Set agenda, identify stakeholders, set meetings, encourage participation and forge consensus

  • Assist in project plans – schedule, resource, budgets

  • Identify risk and suggest mitigation and track to closure

  • Demonstrate Subject Matter Expertise on the end-to-end Commercial and Analytical Processes, global Policies and Procedures as well as supporting operational procedures and guidelines

  • Generate and present steering committee recommendations and project status reports to MRA senior management and stakeholders

  • Continuously seek out opportunities to streamline and standardize business processes and enhance operational controls and efficiencies

  • Perform root cause or deep dive analyses, remediation efforts and/or process improvements


  • Undergraduate BA/BS degree in business, finance/economics, management or similar field; MBA a plus

  • Strong track record of operational control, business process and/or business analysis experience with strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to interact comfortably with different levels of management and articulate/present issues clearly and succinctly

  • Strong leadership skills and an ability to set direction, ensuring working groups meet project deliverables

  • Self-starter and team player with ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple, competing priorities

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to reach across organization to successfully resolve requests/inquiries

  • Highly organized and efficient, with an attention to detail and excellent communication skills

  • Experience in managing global, cross-functional projects and teams required

  • Ability to supervise, facilitate, negotiate, and resolve interpersonal or inter-team conflicts

  • Excellent PowerPoint skills and knowledge of MS Excel and Word

  • Knowledge of Moody’s rating systems, analysis tools and operational processes a plus

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