Description de l'emploi

Niveau d'expérience: Experienced Hire


  • Credit Analysis & Research


  • 1 O'Connell Street, Sydney, 2000, AU

At Moody's, we unite the brightest minds to turn today’s risks into tomorrow’s opportunities. We do this by striving to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to be who they are-with the freedom to exchange ideas, think innovatively, and listen to each other and customers in meaningful ways. 

If you are excited about this opportunity but do not meet every single requirement, please apply! You still may be a great fit for this role or other open roles. We are seeking candidates who model our values: invest in every relationship, lead with curiosity, champion diverse perspectives, turn inputs into actions, and uphold trust through integrity. 


This analyst will provide lead coverage of a ratings portfolio for Moody’s corporate finance franchise in Australia and New Zealand. As lead analyst, this person will conduct high quality quantitative and qualitative analysis to assess the credit quality of a range of entities and debt instruments and conduct ongoing monitoring to support rating accuracy. This individual will manage internal and external relationships, including at senior levels, and will write insightful and thought-provoking research on individual companies as well as broader sectoral themes. These activities will be coupled with outreach initiatives, including on a broader regional basis



  • Serve as a lead analyst conducting initial and on-going credit analysis on a dedicated portfolio of corporates in Australia and New Zealand
  • Conduct quantitative assessment of financial statements and economic/market data, as well as intensive analysis of bond indentures, liquidity agreements, official statements and other legal documents.
  • Actively monitor portfolio and make recommendations for rating transitions in a timely fashion.
  • Formulate a cogent rating rationale and present this rationale in a persuasive fashion at rating committee, while leading the committee discussion.
  • Demonstrate rating judgment as evidenced by the ability to distinguish among different entities at different ratings levels.


  • The lead analyst is expected to generate insightful and thought-provoking research reports on individual companies and industry sectors. Balancing these research responsibilities with daily transaction and surveillance activity is a critical part of the job.
  • This role requires strong writing skills, the ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear and comprehensible manner, and an in-depth knowledge of the subject matter.

Issuer/Investor Relations

  • Build and maintain high profile relationships with senior corporate executives, investors and intermediaries, interacting frequently based upon industry and topical research written.
  • Develop Moody's franchise through investor and intermediary outreach, including visibility initiatives such as media interviews and conference participation.
  • Lead issuer meetings, including presenting key rating factors effectively and asking probing questions that result in substantive dialog about key credit issues.


  • Present credits effectively and comprehensively in rating committees and other internal analytical meetings.
  • Coach and develop junior analysts and support associates.


  • Graduate in finance, banking, economics or related discipline with postgraduate qualifications strongly desired. CIMA/ACCA/CFA professional qualification would be highly beneficial.
  • A minimum of 5 or more years of relevant analytical experience preferably with a financial institution, predominantly in a credit role.
  • Well-developed analytical skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication capabilities. Previous experience writing research would be advantageous.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities within deadlines.
  • Comfortable working in a highly collaborative, learning environment.
  • Strong abilities in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

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.

Instructions de demande

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