Team Leader (Analytic Data Manager)

London, United Kingdom
Jun 04, 2018
Jun 08, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Analytic Data Management (ADM) Manager role is responsible for leading and managing a diverse team of Financial Data Analysts (FDAs), Financial Data Specialists (FDSs) and Team Leaders (TLs) in support of the Ratings & Research (R&R) and Ratings & Research Support (RRS) functions for the Banking Line of Business within our London center of operations. The Manager will direct workload to provide critical financial and operational data for ratings and research within the agreed upon timeframes and data quality service level agreements. The manager should understand financial data and be able to analyze issues and challenges in order to develop and implement solutions. The Manager will also lead their team on operational projects key to supporting Moody's ratings and research. Support is also required in the project planning/management and implementation of new technology.
The Manager will play a critical role in building relationships with our stakeholders in R&R and RRS. The Manager will also need to have a diverse skill set in order to lead the operations and engage and collaborate with other teams in Moody's such as Moody's Analytics, Moody's Information Technology (MIT), Human Resources (HR), Compliance, Business Planning and Outsourcers.

  • Operational management of the team including:
    • Liaise with R&R and RRS to understand priorities
    • Manage team's portfolio/workflow allocation and resource plan by re-balancing portfolios across deliverables and projects
    • Collaborate with business partners supporting the operations (outsourcers, other global managers, etc.) to use resources efficiently for delivery of data
  • Manage and develop FDAs, FDSs and TLs by recruiting and retaining top talent
    • Collaborate with HR talent advisers to source diverse talent
    • Ensure FDAs complete training; continually improve training curriculum
    • Provide ongoing formal and informal feedback and coaching to ensure development of team members
  • Lead projects and processes critical to ratings and research
    • Create and ensure maintenance of high quality data standards according to accuracy SLAs
    • Recommend and implement process improvements, including QC processes
    • Create and manage project plans with clear milestones, deadlines and communication plan
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders
    • Support outsourcers with process and accounting questions, training, and onboarding
    • Work closely with IT to improve technology and databases
    • Support implementation of new technology (through agile methodology) and UAT

Analytic Data Management


  • Significant relevant experience in operations, finance, accounting or financial statement analysis
  • Experience/desire to manage and mentor a team of FDAs, FDS and TLs
  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar field
  • MBA, CFA or other advanced degree is desirable
  • Aptitude to prioritize, focus and work independently, and to adapt when the unexpected occurs
  • Must be results oriented and have strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), organizational and administrative skills
  • Aptitude to work independently and to interact effectively with senior management
  • Strong communication and relationship-management skills
  • Basic operational and/or process knowledge and capacity planning
  • Experience structuring and organizing projects with successful implementation and project management
  • Experience in collaborating and working with IT to implement new platforms with the agile methodology preferred but not a must
  • Ability to take initiative and multi-task
  • Computer literate with a strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • SharePoint and/or BI tools
  • Client focus

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 $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at

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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.

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