• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 2018-08-18

Vice President-Senior Analyst

Location: New York, NY, USA

The Vice President-Senior Analyst will be responsible for assigning and maintaining credit ratings and conducting fundamental research on a portfolio of companies primarily in industrial companied, in manufacturing, aerospace, automotive or transportation sectors. The candidate will analyze all aspects of a company's credit risk in order to recommend initial rating assignments as well as changes to ratings and outlooks to the Rating Committee, as appropriate. The analyst will publish credit opinions on individual companies and industry outlooks on the covered sectors. In addition, the analyst will be expected to publish high quality research on key developments that can impact credit ratings of the sectors. As part of the duties, the analyst will maintain professional relationships with intermediaries, issuers, and investors, including conducting outreach activities with investors. The responsibilities also include public speaking presentations when requested, as well as engaging with the business media when required.


Bachelor's degree required and Master's degree preferred. Ten (10) years + experience in credit analysis. Desired skills include: Extensive knowledge of credit analysis; Experience in assessing complex corporate and capital structures; Demonstrated ability to understand complex legal documents; Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with senior level executives (Treasurer, CFO, CEO) and to manage relationships with issuers, investors and intermediaries; Strong writing skills in order to prepare publication quality analysis that supports analytical judgment. Strong presentation and public speaking skills are desirable.

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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