• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 2018-10-17

Associate Analyst 2

Location: New York, NY, USA

The successful candidate will perform in-depth credit analysis, support rating analysts and gain exposure to different research projects in order to develop a career with the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Group .

Working for this team will require someone with attention to detail ability to take on various tasks at once and strong analytical skills.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform analysis of the credit aspects of CMBS transactions, including property cash flows for multifamily, office, hospitality, retail, industrial and self-storage properties, deal-level financial modeling, and the formulation and substantiation of credit opinions.
  • Serve as the support ratings analyst for transactions, present transactions to rating committees and communicate analysis during internal meetings.
  • Work on various special research projects, develop in-depth knowledge of the CMBS sector and pursue thought leadership initiatives to enhance our analytics and research impact.
  • Monitor fundamental economic, industrial, and corporate developments by analyzing information from financial publications and services, investment banking firms, government agencies, trade publications and company sources.
  • Monitor developments in the CMBS field by analyzing micro and macro-economic conditions and factors.


As a company, we pride ourselves on producing top-quality ratings and research, and being a leader in the market. By providing robust and high quality and consistent analytical support, the RRS department is responsible for producing analytical inputs in support of Moody's Ratings and Research function.
In our team, you will develop strong cross-industry knowledge through hands-on credit analysis and valuable skills in the financial services.

The CMBS ratings team in the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Group in New York is responsible for assigning initial ratings to securities backed by pools of commercial real estate mortgage loans, and monitoring the ratings of those securities. In addition, the team publishes in-depth research on relevant credit issues.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering or closely related quantitative field.
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in the commercial real estate sector and/or relevant work experience in credit analysis, including working with various commercial real estate loan structures, conducting market research and reviewing due diligence items.
  • A proficiency in Microsoft Excel, ARGUS, Trepp and Bloomberg, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects, work closely with others independently to produce accurate, detailed work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.


Preferred Qualifications
  • A Master's degree in real estate or CFA candidate is preferred.
  • Experience in structured finance is a plus including an understanding of waterfall calculations and capital structures.


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 www.moodys.com.

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