The Role / Responsibilities: We have an opportunity for a Senior Analyst to manage a portfolio of Investment Grade and High Yield issuers based in Middle East and across Europe.
This is a challenging role to be responsible for providing insightful credit analysis, ensuring ratings accuracy and responding to investor inquiries. This opportunity involves developing an in-depth knowledge of the assigned companies and sectors and writing thought-leading research. As part of the rating process you will manage effective interaction with investors and issuers alike.
Perform and present at committees in-depth fundamental credit analysis effectively and comprehensively on a regular basis on issuers in a portfolio of corporate entities
Develop in-depth knowledge of the assigned sector and take thought leadership initiatives to enhance our analytics and high quality research impact
Build and maintain high quality relationships with the Senior Management at some of our rated entities
Write in-depth, high quality, insightful and focused research on credit trends, including annual credit reports, periodic credit opinion reports, special comments and short articles on current topics
Develop Moody's franchise through intermediary visibility initiatives (e.g. investor one on one discussions, conference participation, media interviews)
Coach and develop support associates
Adhere to applicable codes of conduct, policies, procedures, regulations and best practices
The Department / Team: The EMEA Corporate Finance team provides ratings on corporate investment grade and speculative grade issuers based in Europe .
Substantial credit/risk assessment experience including strong financial analysis experience, cash flow analysis and cash flow based lending techniques gained from a financial institution or audit firm
Strong knowledge and experience of corporate investment grade and high yield debt markets and an understanding of the key issues affecting these markets/the main players and key industry drivers
Excellent communication skills - able to communicate clearly and succinctly, both verbally and in writing
Strong understanding of loan/bond and other associated documentation, and experience of reviewing such
Strong quantitative aptitude including a robust understanding of accounting standards and proven analytical skills
Strong academic background at least equivalent to MSc in relevant areas
CIMA /ACCA/CFA professional qualification would be highly beneficial
Highly organised and efficient, with ability to multi-task and able to meet tight deadlines
Fluency in English is essential
Willingness to travel across the EMEA region
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 www.moodys.com.
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.