Data Operations Assoc 1 - Gurgaon - 17052BR

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

The ERS Research team are tasked with providing quality credit research data. The importance of credit research data is recognized by many of the globe’s most advanced financial institutions and corporations. These organizations contribute their data to our effort because they seek access to more powerful models based on broader credit risk experience, as well as a structured approach to data collection and greater insight into trends in credit markets for private and public firms.

Job Description

The Research Data Analyst will be a part of the group that sources and maintains the credit risk data that is vital to the success of Moody’s Analytics’ (MA) market leading credit risk models and consulting services. The successful candidate will also participate in state of the art research with our renowned quantitative research team in the area of credit risk.
• Analyze and Quality Control company financial statement and loan portfolio information in MA’s global Credit Research Database (CRD)
• Standardize data formats from multiple data sources into CRD standards
• Analyze patterns and discrepancies in the credit data provided
• Produce reports that describe data characteristics and highlight trends and issues
• Perform data analyses, and be comfortable with statistics and relational databases.
• Investigate and research foreign and domestic companies to locate information on defaults and bankruptcies using a variety of sources including financial reports, news and online sources
• Maintain and continuously improve quality control on collected information, source search, extracting and reporting information for Research Team

Qualifications

• Requires Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting or a closely related field
• Excellent organizational and communication skills
• Attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly.
• Ability to read and understand Financial statements
• Familiarity with US GAAP, IFRS, and other regional accounting principles is a plus
• Experience or academic training in: Bloomberg media, MS Access, MS Excel, and Structured Query Language (SQL), SAS, financial data analysis and management is a strong plus
• Knowledge of relational database design strongly preferred
• Reading ability in other foreign languages (e.g. Spanish, Korean, Japanese, or Russian) is a plus
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.