Business Analyst - Data Governance - New York - 9596BR


Individual will be part of the Data Governance team supporting various initiatives regarding ratings and regulatory related reporting solutions. Primary duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Analysis and Change Management:
    • Independently managing and authoring thorough, detailed, high-quality documentation of all aspects of solutions, including business requirements, use cases, and other documents.
    • Resolving any conflicts with requirements between business units or between business and technology.
    • Maintaining a strong understanding of business processes, strategies, and data needs as well as IT capabilities and capacity, and participate in filtering and prioritizing requests accordingly.
    • Supporting business requirements activities by providing end-to-end analysis with respect to data requirements, data flows, data modeling, workflow context and design.
    • Obtaining signoffs and managing change requests.
    • Developing and maintaining strong relationships, and keeping clients informed and engaged throughout the entire project lifecycle.
    • Testing and Implementation:
    • Lead and participate in UAT testing.
    • Lead training as required to support reporting solutions.
    • Trouble shoot issues and coordinate support and escalations.

Data Governance
  • College degree with a minimum of 1-2 years of experience working in or with financial institutions, preferably with exposure to fixed income.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in business process re-engineering, project management, business analysis, data analysis or similar role.
  • Basic understanding of SDLC methodologies.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel, Visio, Project and PowerPoint. Knowledge of SQL is a plus.

Candidate must also possess the following:
  • ability to quickly grasp business and technical processes, and concepts
  • excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • well organized, efficient and detail oriented
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
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