Associate Analyst - Financial Institutions Group

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Associate Analyst - Financial Institutions Group (Req #: 26358BR)


The Associate Analyst will be part of the Financial Institutions Group and conduct comprehensive analysis on an assigned portfolio of banks and other financial institutions based in EMEA. In conducting credit analysis for these portfolios, transactions or credit reviews, you will actively participate in rating committee discussions and interact with issuers and other market participants, in collaboration with Lead Analysts. This role is integral to Moody’s focus on ratings accuracy, research and market outreach.

Key Responsibilities

Portfolio Management
Examples of analytical work produced include:

  •     Working with Lead Analysts on applying Moody’s methodologies and credit rating best practices.
  • Reviewing financial spreadsheets and charts, analyzing data and financial statements, building and updating financial forecasts, and writing analytical commentary.
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand and identify key factors that affect issuer credit ratings.
  • Monitors credit trends by following market developments, analyzing issuer reporting and engaging with issuers directly.
  • Active participation in rating committee meetings, including offering analysis and opinion.
Research & Outreach
  • Contributes to and builds research strategy, including idea generation.
  • Prepares first draft of core research, e.g. credit opinions, issuer and sector comments, press releases in collaboration with Lead Analysts.
  • Attends investor briefings and issuer meetings, supported by relevant presentation materials.
  • Operates applicable ratings and research systems and uses software specific to the rating group.
  • Familiarise with Moody’s processes, documentation standards and best practices.

Career and Training

What can you expect?
When you join Moody’s as an Associate Analyst, extensive training and mentorship will be provided, which includes but is not limited to, credit analysis, ESG and Cyber Risk. Moody’s offers a wide range of opportunities for career development within its various groups and divisions. While growing within your role, there are opportunities for further progression in the Financial Institutions Group, other rating groups, or developing in other divisions such as ESG or Credit Strategy and Standards.
Workplace of the future
Picture working with us here at Moody’s, where you have access to flexible work arrangements that fit your life! We’re actively planning and adjusting where needed to continue to deliver for our customers and offer our employees the flexibility and the support they need to look after themselves and their families.


** Please note that in order for your application to be considered, candidates must speak fluent German and English. **
  • Minimum graduate/second level degree (Masters, MBA or equivalent qualifications) preferred.
  • Some experience in credit analysis, ideally within Financial Institutions.
  •  Good understanding of Banking financial statements and accounting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Fluency in English and German is essential.

LOB/Cost Center
The EMEA Financial Institutions team provides ratings on investment grade and speculative grade financial institutions based in Europe. The Ratings & Research Support department is responsible for producing analytical inputs in support of Moody’s Ratings and Research (R&R) function.
In addition, this department will provide support for surveillance requirements and partner with R&R to provide the necessary support for issuer and investor interactions.
Job Req ID: 26358BR
Entity: Moody's Investors Service (MIS)
Line of Business: RRS (RRS)
Regular/Temporary: Regular
City: Frankfurt
Job Category: Graduate & Interns
Job Sub Category: Graduate & Interns
Experience Level: Campus
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Full / Part Time:Full-Time
MIS Region: EMEA
Regulatory Region: DEU
Position Type: Campus
Primary Location Code: 33000
Primary Location: Frankfurt - An der Welle 5 (33000)

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