Associate Analyst 2 - Tokyo - 9737BR

The Role / Responsibilities:
  • Support the lead analysts to monitor and conduct thorough credit risk analysis for structured finance transactions
  • Support the lead analysts to prepare deal review memos and rating committee memos
  • Support the preparation of performance overviews, special comments, internal research and/or methodology papers
  • Actively contribute to surveillance rating committees
  • Contribute to issuer and/or intermediary meetings and interacts with these parties
  • Solid knowledge of Moody’s methodologies and/or understanding of ABS and RMBS
Surveillance team in Structured Finance Group (NRSRO or non-NRSRO)

  • Undergraduate/first level degree (Bachelor’s) or Graduate/second level degree (Masters, MBA) with proven experience in banking or financial sector and willing to learn structured finance.
  • Credit experience in capital markets/structured finance would be a plus
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Standard verbal, written communication in English, native in Japanese, and interpersonal skills a must
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and prioritize tasks accordingly
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MIS and MSS Candidates are asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.