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Analyst CFG ( Leveraged Finance Focus) - Frankfurt or Paris
January 24, 2018
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
We have an opportunity for an Analyst to manage a portfolio of predominantly "speculative grade issuers (high-yield bond and leveraged loan issuers)"based across Europe.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing insightful credit analysis, ensuring ratings accuracy and responding to investor inquiries. This opportunity involves developing an in-depth knowledge of the assigned companies and sectors and writing thought-leading research. As part of the rating process you will manage effective interaction with investors and issuers alike
Perform and present at commitees in-depth fundamental credit analysis effectively and comprehensively on a regular basis on issuers in a portfolio of corporate entities
Develop in-depth knowledge of the assigned sector and take thought leadership initiatives to enhance our analytics and high quality research impact
Build and maintain high quality relationships with the Senior Management at some of our rated companies
Write in-depth, high quality, insightful and focused research on credit issues affecting some of our rated companies, including periodic credit opinion reports, in-depth reports on rated companies and sectors, special comments and short articles on current credit topics
Develop Moody's franchise through intermediary visibility initiatives (e.g. investor one on one discussions, conference participation, media interviews)
Adhere to applicable codes of conduct, policies, procedures, regulations and best practices
Relevant credit/risk assessment experience including financial analysis experience, cash flow analysis and cash flow based lending techniques gained from a financial institution or audit firm
Strong knowledge and experience of corporate investment grade and high yield debt markets and an understanding of the key issues affecting these markets/the main players and key industry drivers
Excellent communication skills - able to communicate clearly and succinctly, both verbally and in writing
Strong understanding of loan/bond and other associated documentation, and experience of reviewing such
Strong quantitative aptitude including a robust understanding of accounting standards and proven analytical skills
Strong academic background at least equivalent to MSc in relevant areas
CIMA /ACCA/CFA professional qualification would be highly beneficial
Highly organised and efficient, with ability to multi-task and able to meet tight deadlines
Fluency in English and German is essential
Willingness to travel across the EMEA region
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.