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

SVP – CSS / MRG ( New York City, London or Paris)

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

The successful candidate will work in the Methodology Review Group (MRG) as part of the Methodology Review Group's methodology review and approval team.

The candidate will be part of the team that reviews new and updated methodology proposals from the Methodology Development Group and votes on whether to approve the proposals.

The candidate will also have responsibility for completing scheduled annual reviews of existing rating methodologies.

The role is well-suited for someone with expertise in corporate or structured finance (although other areas may be considered) and who wishes to broaden scope to cover all rating groups within Moody's.

The role also may involve ad hoc participation in other areas of MRG responsibility, such as serving as a resource for rating action reviews.

This role requires strong leadership, analytical, communication, and writing skills, and a detail- and task-oriented individual who enjoys investigative work. This individual has must have the ability to produce high quality work to tight deadlines.

The MRG's primary responsibility will be to approve new and revised credit rating methodologies put forward for consideration by the rating groups and Methodology Development Group (MDG)The two groups will work together with the rating groups to standardize and streamline our methodology development and approval process.

• Extensive experience in credit analysis with methodology review and development skills a plus
• Knowledge of Moody's rating methodologies beneficial
• Ability to work under pressure with multiple priorities.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong academic background at least equivalent to BSc or MSc in relevant areas
  • Highly organised and efficient, with ability to multi-task and able to meet tight deadlines
Fluency in English is essential

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.

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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

MIS and MSS Candidates are asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.