• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 19 Jan 18

Director - Financial Institutions Analyst (Research Analyst)

Location: London, England, United Kingdom


We are looking to hire a lead financial institutions analyst in New York or London. The role involves producing financial institution sector research for publication, based on publicly available and proprietary data sets. In addition, the successful candidate will be the subject matter expert for the development of a new financial institutions product that will be sold to Moody's Analytics' clients. Finally, the successful candidate will work closely with Moody's Analytics' Sales and Products teams to market products oriented towards financial institutions to our institutional client base. The remit is global in nature.

  • Provide timely and relevant published research on topics related to the creditworthiness of financial institutions, as well as sector trends. The research will be based on aggregated entity-level financial data and proprietary Moody's Analytics metrics.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for the development of new financial institutions-based products.?
  • Support the Moody's Analytics sales effort via client outreach and internal and external presentations



  • A bachelor's degree in economics, finance, or a related field, MBA or graduate degree in a financial field preferred.
  • Five to eight years of financial institutions analytical experience, ideally in a buy or sell side role, and ideally with a record of publishing research on a regular basis.
  • Experience working in, or a sound understanding of, the capital markets (particularly fixed income).
  • An attraction to entrepreneurial opportunities that offer the scope to create products and client solutions of lasting and significant value. ?
  • CFA 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 $3.6 billion in 2016, employs approximately 10,700 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

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