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Job Available | Q1 2023 – Associate Analyst 3 – Sub-Sovereign

  • Location London, United Kingdom
  • Sector Commercial
  • Experience Early Career
  • Posted Oct 04
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Position description

The Ratings & Research Support department is responsible for producing analytical inputs in support of Moody’s Ratings and Research function. In addition, this department will provide support for surveillance requirements and partner with R&R to provide the necessary support for issuer and investor interactions. 

Role/Responsibilities

  • Performs day-to-day credit analysis related to ratings, research, presentations, and investor outreach. 
  • Supports Lead Analysts in forecasting macroeconomic indicators and monitoring economic, fiscal, and political developments. 
  • Prepares first draft of rating committee memos and related documents, in collaboration with Lead Analysts. 
  • Monitors credit quality and issuer and/or portfolio trends by following market developments, analyzing issuer reporting, and engaging with issuers directly for follow-up clarification and information. 
  • Attends rating committee meetings and is encouraged to participate, including offering analysis and opinions where appropriate. 
  • Prepares first draft of core research as applicable to the LOB e.g. credit opinions, issuer and sector comments, ESG-related research, and press releases in collaboration with Lead Analysts. 
  • Performs analytical tasks related to portfolio reviews and other special credit projects. 
  • Demonstrates sound understanding and judgment in applying Moody’s processes, documentation standards, and best practices, adhering to all laws and policies. 
  • Provides clear, concise, and constructive guidance in the work of more junior colleagues and FDA. 
  • Covers potentially a sub-sovereign entity depending on opportunities. 
  • Minimum undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g. Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent qualifications) in Economics or Political Economy, International Relations, or Finance and available to begin work full-time in Q1 2023. 
  • Some relevant experience in the ratings, financial, and government sectors would be an advantage. 
  • An economics background with a strong focus on macroeconomics would be an advantage. 
  • Fluency in English is required and fluency in Czech is preferred. 
  • Very good knowledge of MS Excel (lookup functions, macros, etc.), Word, and PowerPoint. 
  • Some prior experience in research writing. 
  • Programming experience (R, Python) and work focused on visualization would be a plus. 
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment, be proactive and exhibit ownership. 
  • Strong attention to detail, and organizational skills. 

The Ratings & Research Support department is responsible for producing analytical inputs in support of Moody’s Ratings and Research function. In addition, this department will provide support for surveillance requirements and partner with R&R to provide the necessary support for issuer and investor interactions. 

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. 

Moody’s (NYSE: MCO) is a globally integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions, and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. Moody’s combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at moodys.com. 

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