Associate Analyst 3/CSR
Job Description The key function of the role is to provide analytical, statistical, research and logistical assistance to the Macro Research team within Credit Strategy & Research, and in particular to support the work of Moody's Macroeconomic Board, which is charged with providing and ensuring consistency of macroeconomic forecasts across the rating agency.
• Undertake economic research and quantitative analysis related to macroeconomic and sovereign topics to support research publications and the credit rating process
• Prepare economic and financial spreadsheets and presentations
• Assist in the drafting of macroeconomic data analysis and thematic research publications
• Support internal reviews of credit trends
• Support Moody's Macroeconomic Board in monitoring and analysing regional trends, macroeconomic developments, and country-specific economic, fiscal, and political developments
• Assist with drafting macroeconomic outlooks and memoranda and related documents
• Participate in internal credit discussions and meetings with external parties, including government officials and investors
• Assist managers and rating analysts with ongoing and ad hoc projects on macroeconomic and sovereign credit topics
• Adhere to applicable codes of conduct, policies, procedures, and best practices
Strong academic background - graduate degree or equivalent, preferably in Economics or Quantitative Finance
• Macroeconomic research and analysis experience or relevant credit research experience is desirable
• Strong knowledge of macroeconomic principles
• Strong quantitative skills
• Financial/statistical/econometrics research capabilities
• Familiarity with macroeconomic data and data sources
• Strong MS Office skills: principally Excel (including use of macros), Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with a programming language is desirable
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Proven research writing experience
• Strong attention to detail
• Highly organised and efficient
• Ability to consistently meet tight deadlines
• Ability to be proactive and exercise own initiative
• Ability to work effectively and contribute within a diverse team
• Fluency in English (both spoken and written) is required. Proficiency or fluency in additional languages is a plus.
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