Associate Analyst 1

New York, USA
Aug 15, 2017
Aug 17, 2017
Job Function
Credit Analysis
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Individual will work closely with Senior Analysts in monitoring and analyzing a portfolio of rated companies in the healthcare and/or consumer products sectors. Individual will contribute to writing of company in-depth reports, quarterly publications and prepare materials for conferences & briefings. Individual will source and analyze quantitative and qualitative information under direction of analysts and MD. Produce analytical summaries of the data upon request. Prepare rating recommendations & monitor portfolios as directed. Conduct ad-hoc projects as needed and devise, construct and maintain computer databases of information on companies followed by team.

Key Functions
  • Assisting lead analyst in preparing rating recommendation memo. Involves gathering data, preparing graphs, etc. for rating committee presentation.
  • Monitoring quantitative and qualitative portfolio data.
  • Solid understanding of financial statements and application of Moody's methodologies in order to generate scorecards or financial models, as applicable.
  • Updating and preparing draft issuer comments, press releases, credit opinions and analyses that require minimal editing.
  • Preparing charts, tables and peer comparisons for research and/or presentation materials. End product will require shaping and directing from senior analyst.
  • Tracking news wires daily and flagging relevant items/developments regarding portfolio issuers or industries.
  • Performs administrative tasks for, among other things, portfolio reviews and regulatory compliance


  • MBA or equivalent preferred, progress toward CFA is a plus.
  • Minimum of four years relevant experience in credit analysis and financial markets.
  • Fundamental credit skills including both qualitative and quantitative aptitude.
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to write and present effectively.
  • Ability to manage multiple priority tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and facility with other systems.

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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