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The Financial Data Analysts role provides an opportunity to make a significant contribution towards the success of the ratings teams through support in financial analysis and discrete projects. FDAs primarily support Corporate Finance and Infrastructure Lines of Business:
Reviewing and understanding financial statements, official statements and other documents related to issuers' performance
Understanding the Moody's Chart of Account and Methodologies, ratios and analytic thresholds and how to apply these principles to the financial data spreading process
Working directly with ratings and support analysts to discuss the data, adjustments and other information needed by the rating team for ratings and research
Process re-engineering and process improvements, utilizing their expertise to identify inefficiencies, suggest improvements, build consensus and implement the change
Lead projects to improve data quality and other internal processes
Liaising with analysts and accounting specialists in knowledge sharing and training sessions and with outsourcers and FDAs providing training and feedback
B.A. or B.S. degree required. Specializations in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business administration preferred
1-3 years of relevant work experience is required
Knowledge and prior experience in accounting and/or analyzing financial statements is required
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and mentor more junior peers required
English (written and spoken)
French, German, Italian language is considered as an advantage. Reading skills are especially important, strong writing and speaking skills are not required
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.