Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Categories:

  • Credit Analysis & Research

Location(s):

  • 21, Blvd Haussmann, Paris, 75009, FR

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Description

Moody’s Investors Service (MIS) is hiring a Vice President, Senior Analyst for our Funds and Asset Management Team based in Paris. This role involves managing a portfolio of asset manager and fund ratings across EMEA, providing insightful credit analysis and research, and engaging with the investor community.
We are seeking a motivated, ambitious individual to provide insightful credit analysis and research, to ensure rating accuracy and engage with the investor community. This challenging and high profile role would suit someone who is passionate about demonstrating their credit and analytic competence, while engaging with C-suite executives, finance and credit specialists.

Operating across EMEA, you will have immediate visibility and impact, whilst working on real cases where the application of your skills and expertise will have an impact in financial markets. You will be responsible for ensuring ratings accuracy and providing insightful credit analysis. This opportunity involves developing/maintaining an in-depth knowledge of the asset management and fund finance sectors. Your thought leading credit research, along with targeted outreach to the market, will enhance Moody’s relevance and expand our brand and reputation as a trusted source of credit insight.

Moody’s flat hierarchy ensures that analyst’s roles are broad and deep. When you combine that breadth and scope with the collegiate atmosphere, international environment with the high quality of talent in the business, it is a truly rewarding working experience that will stretch your abilities and challenge your talents.

As a global company, Moody’s provides an excellent personal and career development platform to grow your career and develop your analytical expertise across geographies, businesses and sectors. As an organisation that values experience, there is a vast resource of knowledge within the business that can support your learning objectives, in parallel to the structured learning and development process.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct rigorous and insightful analysis. Write in-depth, high quality and focused research on asset managers and funds’ credit trends. Become recognized as the authority on your portfolio of asset managers, funds and developments in the sector.
  • Ensure ratings accuracy. Perform and present at committees in-depth fundamental credit analysis on a portfolio of EMEA asset managers and funds. Develop detailed understanding of relevant Moody’s methodologies and ensure ratings are accurate and forward looking
  • Build relationships with asset management companies. Engage regularly with investors, intermediaries and the media, communicating critical credit views and demonstrating deep industry and company knowledge. Manage and foster relationships with the highest level of professional integrity, transparency and fairness.
  • Publish research reports: produce topical, insightful, forward-looking and transparent research reports covering rated companies, sector-wide and cross-sector credit themes. Deliver thought leadership through conferences, webinars and podcasts.
  • Collaborate at all levels within the organization. Be responsible for coaching junior rating analysts and developing their credit skills.

Qualifications

  • Proven credit/risk assessment experience including strong financial analysis experience built over a number of years, likely gained from roles with exposure to funds, lending or structured finance
  • Strong understanding of European asset management and fund finance sectors (i.e. subscription credit facilities, NAV lending, middle market lending, etc.), including key regulatory developments, main players, and key industry drivers
  • Excellent communication skills - able to communicate clearly and succinctly, both verbally and in writing with some public speaking experience
  • Strong quantitative aptitude and proven analytical skills
  • Strong academic background at least equivalent to MSc (or similar) in relevant areas; a professional qualification would be highly beneficial
  • Highly organised and efficient, with ability to multi-task and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Fluency in English
  • Willingness to travel across EMEA
  • Ability to ensure ongoing self-development

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, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.

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