2020 Moody's Analytics Graduate Program - London - 16821BR

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.
Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients’ growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today’s business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.

Department

Banking RegTech
The Banking RegTech group builds software to help banks around the world assess the overall health of their balance sheets and generate reports for regulators and other stakeholders. We know that regulatory and accounting standards and the technological demands of our customers are subject to change, which is why we employ a continuous cycle of innovation that allows us to offer nimble and agile solutions to our customers’ problems.

Credit Assessment & Origination
The Credit Assessment & Origination group helps global lenders of all sizes to digitally transform their commercial lending processes so that they can make credit origination decisions with speed and confidence. Our teams of software engineers, product managers, project directors, and technical consultants work closely with one another to build and deploy configurable modular software solutions to meet the credit life cycle management needs of our customers.

Risk & Finance Analytics
The Risk & Finance Analytics group helps financial institutions manage credit and financial risk through the application of quantitative models and data for credit decisions and monitoring, portfolio management, stress testing, and impairment analysis. Our team of product managers, software engineers, and consultants is passionate about uncovering new insights in financial information, developing data-driven analytics, and bringing a new level of understanding to our customers’ business needs.

Research & Modeling
The Research & Modeling team serves as the quantitative backbone to the credit and risk management solutions produced by the groups of Banking RegTech, Insurance, and Risk & Finance Analytics. We share a passion for using our backgrounds in accounting, economics, finance, math, and machine learning to solve real world business problems. We focus on corporate and commercial real estate risk, portfolio management, asset-liability management, and insurance analytics and collaborate with teams that specialize in other types of risk modeling.

Job Description

The Moody's Analytics Graduate Program will provide the opportunity to gain in-depth insight into a variety of financial institutions, working within our Enterprise Risk Solutions business units, focused on delivering high quality products and services across our client base. With a combination of formal and on-the-job training, alongside ongoing mentoring, you will be expected to work collaboratively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

We are currently recruiting across the following teams in London: Risk & Finance Analytics, Research & Modeling, Credit Assessment & Origination, and Banking RegTech.

  • Are you interested in financial markets and/or technology?
  • Do you like working in a diverse environment, getting involved in real projects and seeking opportunities to develop beyond formal training?
  • Do you have a strong quantitative aptitude, good basics in programming languages and proven analytical skills?
  • Do you have strong written and verbal communication skills, along with exceptional drive and interpersonal skills?
  • Do you have a master degree/ post graduate qualification or relevant work experience within a number of disciplines including but not limited to Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Physics, Finance, Economics, Computer Science and Engineering?

Training and Development

As a Moody’s Analytics graduate, you will have exposure to working with award-winning solutions and best practices for measuring and managing risk with a range of clients dependent on the line of business. You will join an onboarding program which will include training on your chosen line of business as well as the Enterprise Risk Solutions business as a whole. Your initial period with Moody’s will be spent understanding the market in which we operate, as well as understanding the systems and tools that we use. Alongside your fellow graduates, you will participate in group training on Moody’s Corporation and financial markets. Your buddy and supervisor will give you specific mentoring that will help you succeed.

You will have the opportunity to network with our senior leaders and get noticed by a diverse pool of employees. At Moody’s you will work in a diverse environment that provides immediate challenges, variety, encourages curiosity and initiative, where fresh and forward-thinking ideas are embraced. You will not only find a collegial work ethic and constant support but also diligence and integrity, which are at the heart of how Moody’s operates.

Qualifications

  • Our Graduate Program is open to final year BSc, MSc and PhD students.
  • Our UK Graduate Program is only open to candidates who have the eligibility to work full time in the UK.

Selection Process

  • Submit your application.
  • You will be contacted before the 18th November if your application has been successful.
  • Online tests will be administered for deductive, inductive and numerical reasoning.
  • First round interviews will be conducted by videoconference with a member of the hiring team.
  • Successful applicants will be invited to one of our Assessment Centres taking place in January/February in London. The Assessment Centre is a daylong process where you will get the opportunity to learn about our organization from senior managers, interview with our experts face to face, and take part in tests to demonstrate your skill set.
  • Offers will be made in February for a start date in September 2020.
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.