Analyst at Moody's Corporation

Posted in Accounting 12 days ago.

Type: Full Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

The Role / Responsibilities:The Analyst will be part of Moody's Eastern Local Government Team, which is responsible for the credit analysis of general government and enterprise debt issued by local governments in the Eastern region. The Analyst will become directly responsible for a significant portion of the team's overall portfolio. The Analyst will be responsible for:providing insightful and in-depth credit analysis of individual local governments and specific, rated obligationspresenting analytical recommendations to rating committeescontributing to the maintenance of the team's entire portfolio of ratings by participating in broad-based and individually-focused credit reviewscontributing to Moody's overall public finance risk analysiswriting in-depth, thought-leading research reports and quick-turnaround, news-driven commentaryeffectively and professionally interacting with government representatives, financial intermediaries, investors, and other market participantsresponding to investor and press inquiriesparticipating in and representing the team at conferences and meetingsmentoring junior analystsThis opportunity involves developing in-depth knowledge of specific local governments and a general understanding of public finance trends, both national and state-specific. The position also requires the development of a thorough understanding of Moody's rating methodologies and their unbiased application.Three to five years of work experience in public finance or a related fieldStrong academic background; graduate degree in public policy, public administration, economics or business strongly preferredStrong quantitative aptitude and proven analytical skillsExcellent communication skills; demonstrated ability to convey complex concepts and analytical conclusions succinctly and clearlyKnowledge of local government budgeting, accounting, and finance; knowledge of local governments' economic, financial and political challengesSound judgment; capable of developing independent opinion and defending both own views and consensus-determined Moody's viewsHighly organized, efficient, and detail-oriented, with ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlinesAbility to ensure ongoing self developmentAbility to work effectively both independently and as part of a teamFlexibility to travel to meet with issuers and other market participants and to attend conferencesMoody's Eastern Local Government Team is composed of credit analysts and support staff responsible for the ratings and analysis of debt issued by cities, counties, schools, and special districts. Team members' work is focused on maintaining the currency of ratings, providing insightful credit analysis of new issues, and explaining the output of our analytical processes to market participants and other key stakeholders. While much of our work is driven by quantitative analysis, sound judgment in the face of often significant uncertainties is also required. Our analyses are distilled into rating assignments and primarily communicated through forward-looking, written opinions. Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody's also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities or based on a sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. For San Francisco positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. This position may be considered a promotional opportunity, pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Click here to view our full EEO policy statement. Click here for more information on your EEO rights under the law. Click here to view our Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination statement.Moody's is a developmental culture where we value candidates who are willing to grow. So, if you are excited about this opportunity but don't meet every single requirement, please apply! You may be a perfect fit for this role or other open roles. Moody's is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions.At Moody's, we're taking action. We're hiring diverse talent and providing underrepresented groups with equitable opportunities in their careers. We're educating, empowering and elevating our people, and creating a workplace where each person can be their true selves, reach their full potential and thrive on every level. Learn more about our DE&I initiatives, employee development programs and view our annual DE&I Report at US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is $ [ 129200 ] to $ [ 187400 ], depending on factors such as experience, education, level, skills, and location. This range is based on a full-time position. In addition to base salary, this role is eligible for incentive compensation. Moody's also offers a competitive benefits package, including not but limited to medical, dental, vision, parental leave, paid time off, a 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, life, disability, and accident insurance, a discounted employee stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.PDN-992f6fe1-442e-4434-9305-1c11715f137d

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