• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 2018-05-22

Financial Engineer

Location: New York, NY, USA

We are looking for a financial engineer to join our structured finance modeling team, which is responsible for a deal set up, waterfall cash flow models and first payment date update using our in-house proprietary modeling and updating tools

This is a good opportunity to join a growing team where you will be expected to participate in various of structured finance cash flow models including RMBS, CMBS and ABS, first payment date updating and modeling tool development. You will also be expected to work closely with each Asset class desk regarding client challenges and new securitization products analysis in the market.
  • Develop complex, cash flow projection models ( including deal set up ) for US securitization transactions using our proprietary software. In particular, you will be tasked with creating and reviewing Cash Flow (Waterfall) model for various ABS, RMBS and CMBS transactions for external and internal clients, supporting our product and software development teams for these products.
  • participate in quality and productivity enhancement projects including QA automation
  • responsible for the deal update for the first payment cycle
  • participate in modeling and updating tool development and enhancement
  • Work closely with each Asset class desk regarding client challenges and new securitization products analysis


CESA division of Moody's Analytics

  • Master or Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Financial Engineering, Statistics, Math or related quantitative field and 2+ years' experience in securitizations.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong Excel skills including VBA is required
  • Knowledge of other programming skills such as python, C# is a plus.
  • Should have attention to details and be able to work effectively in a team setting to deliver projects accurate and in timely fashion


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