Analyst, Structured Finance (New Ratings)

Moody's

3.9

(9)

Sydney, Australia

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    Position summary

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    Description

    The Role
    We seek an energetic and team-oriented structured finance analyst, located in Moody's Sydney office. The successful candidate will be responsible for credit analysis of Australian and New Zealand securitisation deals. You will also work on wide-ranging research projects and pursue thought leadership initiatives to enhance our internal analytics and external impact.
    The role requires frequent interaction with investors, intermediaries, and issuers, including at senior levels. It will include outreach initiatives both in Australia and on a broader regional basis.

    The Team
    Moody's global Structured Finance Group is responsible for assigning and monitoring ratings to securities backed by pools of residential mortgage loans, auto loans and other types of collateral in Australia and New Zealand. The role is within the new ratings team, responsible for initial ratings assignment. The team is growing, but closely knit, located in Sydney. Moody's has been recognized as the Australian Structured Finance Rating Agency of the Year in the KangaNews Awards in 2022 and 2023.

    Responsibilities

    Analytics

    • Credit analysis of a variety of residential mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities (RMBS/ABS);

    • Credit risk modeling, including cash flow and simulation models;

    • Legal document review;

    • Monitoring of macro-economic and industry conditions and trends;

    • Writing accurate, insightful and relevant credit research;

    • Representing Moody's at external outreach events, such as seminars, conferences and one-on-one meetings.

    • Active contribution to fostering a culture of excellence at Moody's.

    Research & Outreach

    • Author compelling sector-related research, including pre-sale reports, sector comments and sector outlooks; ability to balance research and outreach responsibilities with daily transaction activity.

    • Cultivate and manage relationships with senior securitisation investors and intermediaries, and the press/media.

    • Participate in presentations at conferences, attend industry events, and key stakeholder meetings to help raise the visibility and leadership of Moody's franchise throughout the region.

    Leadership

    • Participate in key strategic projects to support team effectiveness and success in the region.

    • Ability to form constructive working relationships with diverse staff located throughout region.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate in finance, banking, economics or related discipline with postgraduate qualifications strongly desired.

    • A minimum of 5 or more years of relevant analytical experience preferably with a financial institution, predominantly in a credit role. Knowledge of securitisation is preferred but experience in asset finance, project finance or other related fields will be strongly considered.

    • Strong quantitative aptitude.

    • Previous experience writing research would be advantageous.

    • Articulate and succinct communication skills both verbally and in writing.

    • Mature and balanced personality with ability to manage high level and often complex client relationships.

    • Comfortable working in a highly collaborative, learning environment.

    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, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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

    For more information on the Securities Trading Program, please refer to the STP Quick Reference guide on ComplianceNet

    Please note: STP categories are assigned by the hiring teams and are subject to change over the course of an employee's tenure with Moody's.

    Why you should apply for a job to Moody's:

  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Moody’s Women’s ERG seeks to enhance the recruitment, retention, promotion and professional development of female professionals.
  • RE-IGNITE is a paid 16-week return to work program designed for individuals wishing to restart their careers after a career break.
  • Commitment of $1 million over the next five years to promote equal justice and advancement of the Black community.