Moody's Investors Service

Financial Data Analyst- Financial Institutions Gro...

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Role Responsibilities

  • The FDA uses accounting and finance knowledge and judgment to perform financial statement analysis, adjust reported data per relevant methodology requirements and review and analyze ratios.
  • Responsible for reviewing and understanding financial statements, official statements and other documents related to issuers’ performance.
  • Work directly with ratings and support analysts to explain the data, adjustments and other information needed.
  • Frequently collaborates with analysts and accounting specialists to understand the application of accounting concepts on a particular entity.
  • Build documentation and provide mentorship to support analysts and outsourcers
  • Review, adjust and publish data to external market participants.
  • Regularly collaborates with Moody's ratings analysts regarding financial and operational data needed for analysis and publications.
  • In addition to regular daily responsibilities, FDAs will have the opportunity to work on new projects such as technology projects, accounting changes, analytic reviews, methodology updates and implementation of operational improvements.
  • The team is regularly provided with valuable training classes and interaction with Analysts as part of knowledge transfer and career growth.
  • The FDA position provides an outstanding opportunity to develop skills that are valuable to any future career in the financial services industry.


  • B.A. or B.S. degree required; specializations in Business management, Accounting, Finance preferred.
  • Knowledge in analyzing financial documents and accounting is required.
  • Prior experience 1-2 years in analyzing financial documents and accounting is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, fully proficient in English (verbal & written). Capacity to express ideas and attend call and meetings.
  • Proficient in Spanish is a plus.
  • Shown understanding of Microsoft Office products and particularly Excel, such as pivot tables, lookups, etc.
  • You must be organized, diligent, able to multitask and balance priorities, display initiative, and can work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to quickly transition as priorities change to meet demands.

Moody’s Investors Service is among the world’s most respected and widely utilized sources for credit ratings and research. Our opinions and analysis on a broad range of credit obligors and obligations are valued around the world for their insight and rigor.

Financial Data Analysts have a significant input to the ratings and research process by analyzing financial documents and data provided by Issuers.

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, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.

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