Assistant Director - Research Associate - New York - 8619BR

Under the guidance of senior staff members, the successful candidate will gain first-hand experience in meeting the regulatory and business challenges faced by today’s financial institutions. Typical tasks include:

Work closely with senior staff members and business analysts to assess clients’ business needs relative to the development, customization, and implementation of sophisticated credit portfolio and risk management solutions. Representative engagements include CCAR/DFAST stress testing, PD/LGD/EAD model design and implementation, and credit impairment analysis.

• Conduct the quantitative components of the engagements. Coordinate with financial researchers and data analysts to turn sophisticated research findings into customized solutions.


• Interpret credit risk metrics, create presentations and reports on analytic findings, hold discussions with clients.
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· Ph. D., or Masters degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or a closely related field
· Strong quantitative and problem solving abilities
· Experience with statistical analysis and programming tools such as SAS, Splus, R or Matlab
· Strong communication (verbal and presentation) skills
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 $3.5 billion in 2015, employs approximately 10,400 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
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