Moody's (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. With over 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Moody's combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at

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Moody’s Investors Service is among the world’s most respected and widely utilized sources for credit ratings and research. Our opinions and analysis on a broad range of credit obligors and obligations are valued around the world for their insight and rigor.


Moody’s RE-IGNITE is a 16-week paid full-time opportunity designed for individuals wishing to re-enter the workforce after a minimum two-year hiatus. Through this initiative, we hope to find passionate and dedicated professionals who want to resume their career, hone their individual skills and flourish in their professional journey.

RE-IGNITERS may initially join Moody’s for a 16-week duration, with the goal that they will become permanent employees after successfully completing their temporary assignment, or they may be hired as a permanent employee from day one under our supported hiring model. In either approach, during the initial 16 weeks, in addition to the work associated with their role, RE-IGNITERS receive coaching & mentoring, leadership development, networking opportunities, and guidance on trainings that could support them in their re-entry.

Moody’s Investors Service (MIS) is a renowned organization, one well recognized for its unparalleled thought leadership and global financial credit ratings expertise, which it has provided for over 100 years. Our views and ratings inform and drive better decision making within financial markets. Our analysts play a crucial role in identifying key risks and strengths in their industry and credit portfolios, using rigorous standards to understand fundamental credit dynamics. Investors and other key stakeholders leverage this input to help drive better investment and credit decisions. Our continually expanding initiatives include a deeper focus on Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) expertise, which reinforces our position as a leading provider of credit ratings, research and risk analysis. MIS continues to earn numerous industry awards from capital market investors, a recognition of the top-quality analysis and expertise Moody’s contributes to transparent and integrated global financial markets.

Job Description

Our Corporate Finance Group (CFG) is hiring credit professionals who will manage a portfolio of diverse, investment and speculative-grade companies across a range of industries. This is a high-profile opportunity for someone who is passionate about leveraging their credit and analytic acumen, while engaging with C-suite executives, finance and credit specialists, internally and externally.

What you will do in this role:

You will articulate well-formed credit views to the company and the broader marketplace. Your research, along with targeted outreach, will enhance Moody’s relevance and expand our brand and reputation as a trusted source. You will also promote and embody the highest ethical and performance standards in your research.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Credit Analysis and Research:
  • Manage a portfolio and maintain accurate ratings through rigorous and timely credit analysis; this includes incorporating evolving factors such as corporate capital structures, ever-changing business conditions and ESG considerations, and presenting these findings to rating committees
  • Provide forward-looking views with a high degree of transparency to investors and other market participants
  • Publish these views in a range of research reports and recurring credit opinions that articulate each company’s credit risk

Relationship Management:
  • Cultivate external market relationships, and respond to market requests
  • Build rapport with company management teams and engage regularly with investors, intermediaries, and the media, communicating critical credit views and demonstrating deep industry and company knowledge
  • Collaborate at all levels within the organization and be responsible for coaching junior associates and developing their credit skills
  • Manage and foster relationships with the highest level of professional integrity, transparency, and fairness

Strategic Initiatives:
  • Participate in and/or lead special projects to advance the broader organization’s strategic objectives, which include solidifying Moody’s market position, enhancing operations, developing talent, and growing the business


  • Minimum of a 2-year career hiatus

Key Success Attributes:
  • Technical skills in cash flow-based analysis and relative positioning
  • Sound judgment resulting in timely outcomes, even with imperfect information
  • Intellectual curiosity, honesty, thoroughness, and sound judgment and the ability to work alone
  • Collaborate and communicate to ensure a free exchange of ideas and perspectives in an inclusive, open-minded, and diverse environment
  • Diligence, sense of urgency, efficiency, responsibility, and a sense of ownership
  • Commitment to continually learn and grow; testing the status quo while respecting and considering others’ views
  • Team-oriented focus; passionate about caring for and inspiring others, sharing constructive feedback and views, all while being authentic
  • Engagement with global and multi-cultural awareness; bring a diverse and inclusive lens to your work
  • Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Technological literacy; willingness and ability to adapt and incorporate multiple tools

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required and Master’s degree preferred
  • VP-Senior Analyst: Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant credit and financial analysis experience
  • Senior Analyst: Minimum of five (5) years of relevant credit and financial analysis experience
Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination on start date, as determined by Moody’s.

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody’s also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities or based on a sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For San Francisco positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

This position may be considered a promotional opportunity, pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

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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.