• Competitive
  • Waltham, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 19 Oct 17

Financial Data Analyst-(Waltham, MA)

Location: Waltham, MA, USA

Moody's Analytics (MA), a unit of Moody's Corporation, helps capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management.

The Economics & Structured Analytics (ESA) Division within Moody's Analytics offers a full range of solutions for structured finance analysis and risk assessment across multiple asset classes based on sophisticated application of modern financial theory and statistical analysis, leveraging our industry-leading analytical software, data and credit risk expertise within transparent and customized processes.

ESA's Structured Analytics Division is seeking a Financial Data Analyst to become part of its Global Content team. The successful candidate will
  • Set up new deal issuance in our database in a timely manner.
  • Provide coverage for timely retrieval of servicer reports for the structured finance transactions tracked. These include but are not limited to RMBS, ABS, CMBS, CDOs and others.
  • Monitor timeliness and quality of report sourcing and data entry.
  • Resolve exceptions and proactively determine their cause and the possible software or process solutions to eliminate them
  • Monitor feedback from clients and take responsibility of following up on data irregularities.
  • Communicate with clients and trustees as well as with other groups within the organization
  • Oversee offshore employees - assist in training and monitoring daily workload.
  • Be the point person for new Data Operations projects including identifying issues, finding solutions, and, through proper management of resources, ensuring project completion without disruption of regular production cycle.
  • Evaluate feedback from internal and external sources regarding process flaws and bottlenecks and recommend and implement new tools and process enhancements to consistently improve timeliness and data quality.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Undergraduate or graduate/second-level degree (e.g. MBA, Master's) with a quantitative or problem solving emphasis. Preferred degrees are in Business Administration, Science, Engineering, Math, Economics, Computer Science, or related fields Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server or another relational database is a plus. Experience in Visual Basic, Excel VBA, or other programming languages is preferred. Experience in working with large/complex data sets beneficialCandidate must be willing to learn structured finance and have an interest in technology Good written and oral English communication skillsAbility to coordinate and assist large teams in resolving complex analytical issues.Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlinesPossess great initiative and have strong organizational skills The candidate must be willing to: Work flexible hours including occasional weekend coverage

Undergraduate or graduate/second-level degree (e.g. MBA, Master's) with a quantitative or problem solving emphasis. Preferred degrees are in Business Administration, Science, Engineering, Math, Economics, Computer Science, or related fields Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server or another relational database is a plus. Experience in Visual Basic, Excel VBA, or other programming languages is preferred. Experience in working with large/complex data sets beneficialCandidate must be willing to learn structured finance and have an interest in technology Good written and oral English communication skillsAbility to coordinate and assist large teams in resolving complex analytical issues.Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities with tight deadlinesPossess great initiative and have strong organizational skills The candidate must be willing to: Work flexible hours including occasional weekend coverage

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, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody's also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email accommodations@moodys.com .. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.For San Francisco positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. For New York City positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the New York City Fair Chance Act. For all other applicants, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of applicable law. Click here to view our full EEO policy statement. Click here for more information on your EEO rights under the 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.