The Associate Analyst 2 will be a key member of Moody’s US Public Finance Ratings team, responsible for analyzing a wide variety of local government credits. Responsibilities include analyzing credit quality using quantitative methods and qualitative judgment, accumulating in-depth knowledge of economic trends and debt practices within the local government sector, and collaborating with teammates and other Public Finance Group associates. This individual should demonstrate strong time management skills and the ability to write high quality credit research. A demonstrated ability to institute analytical and process enhancements is desirable.
Minimum of two to three years relevant experience in credit analysis, financial markets, local governments, higher education, housing finance or healthcare finance
Fundamental credit skills including both qualitative and quantitative aptitude
Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and research skills
Ability to manage multiple priority tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines
- Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
MBA, MPA, MPP or similar degree
Background in corporate accounting (preferred), municipal finance, public sector accounting, economics and statistics
Public Project & Infrastructure Finance (PPIF) / Regional PFG Chicago
Job Req ID
Moody’s Investors Service (MIS)
Line of Business
Public Proj & Infrastr Fin (PPIF)
Credit Analysis & Research
Job Sub Category
Credit Rating Analysts
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