Manager Data Analytics - New York - 9527BR

Role/Responsibilities:

The Analytic Data Management team consists of a diverse set of Financial Data Analysts (FDAs) supporting Banking, Insurance, Corporate Finance, Sovereign, Public Finance and Structured Finance Lines of Business. The team is located in, London, New York, Hong Kong, and Tokyo in order to support Analysts based in EMEA, the AMERICAS and ASIA PACIFIC. FDAs contribute towards the financial analysis part of the rating process which has a significant impact on any given rating. Their review process involves sourcing the financial statements, coordinating with the outsourcer with regards to spreading the data into internal templates, reviewing and performing accounting adjustments to the financial data as per analyst & region specific requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and supervise a diverse and ambitious team of Financial Data Analysts (FDAs) responsible for capturing and presenting critical financial data within our New York location. Understand financial data and analyze issues and challenges in order to develop and implement solutions. Work with management in global cross functional teams and lead special projects including database development, process improvements and initiatives.
  • Develop and manage a team of FDAs based in New York, supporting Corporate Finance Ratings Analysts in multiple countries, in day-to-day operations of the group according to agreed service levels covering data timeliness and quality goals
  • Create, maintain and analyze reports to keep management informed of projects and performance
  • Work closely with other teams to identify and recruit diverse talent
  • Develop, enhance and lead training of FDAs
  • Create development plans for team members, ensure growth targets are being met and constantly work with FDAs to seek improvement
  • Establish strategic goals by gathering pertinent business and operational information, identifying and evaluating trends, defining objectives and evaluating the outcome
  • Maintain service quality by adhering to standards, analysing and resolving quality and customer service issues, and recommending improvements
  • Project manage process improvements and lead special projects
  • Recognize process improvement opportunities and provide and implement solution recommendations
  • Develop subject matter expertise in relevant accounting principles for corporate finance
  • Work closely with Managers within the team to help support other Lines of Business where required
  • Liaise with Rating Analysts, senior managers and other stakeholders on a regular basis to build relationships and open lines of communications.
  • Play a critical role in setting up and managing the India Operations
  • Enhance and strengthen collaboration, communication and infrastructure of our global team.
Operations, Data and Control
  • Experience in managing a team is essential including full cycle appraisals, performance management, mentoring and developing team members
  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar field
  • MBA, CFA or other advanced degree is desirable
  • Knowledge of corporate finance accounting and/or financial statement analysis is preferred
  • Aptitude to prioritize, focus, work independently and be adaptable when the unexpected occurs
  • Must be results oriented and have strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and interact effectively with senior management
  • Basic operational and/or process knowledge and capacity planning
  • Experience structuring and organizing complex projects with successful implementation and project management
  • Computer literate with a strong knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • SharePoint and/or BI tools
  • Excellent communication, organizational and administrative skills
  • Project management
  • Customer focus
  • Ability to take initiative and multi-task
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.
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 or any other characteristic protected by law.
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