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Associate Analyst 3



Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Bonds
  • Capital Markets
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Credit Analysis
  • Data Analysis
  • Economics
  • Financial Modeling
  • Mathematics
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Sourcing
  • Spreadsheets
  • SQL
  • Statistics
  • VBA

Job Description

Associate Analyst 3

Location: Hong Kong

The successful candidate will join Moody’s Structured Finance Group (SFG) team in Hong Kong, which is responsible for rating and monitoring North Asian structured finance transactions.

The Role: 
The role will provide quantitative and analytical support to the Rating and Research (R&R) team covering Structured Finance.  The role will be part of the RRS group, which is dedicated to providing support to analytical teams in R&R.  The role will provide the individual an opportunity to be part of the formation of the RRS group for SFG working in partnership with the R&R team, by providing a wide range of analytical support services that contribute to the overall credit analysis function performed by this team.
As an Associate Analyst 3, your key function will be to provide analytical, research and logistical assistance to analysts and managers, and will include all or some of the following functions:
  • Assist in the preparation of rating committees and portfolio reviews by gathering and analyzing data, preparing charts, running models, sourcing analytical information, and helping to prepare required documentation. Review transaction documents and learn cash flow and loss allocation rules.
  • Develop an understanding of Moody’s methodologies to assist analysts in applying them to rating analyses. Areas of focus may be: RMBS, CMBS, ABS, CLO/CDO, Real Estate Finance, Covered Bonds.
  • Attend rating committees.
  • Support lead analysts in their preparation of presentations for investor meetings.  Support the preparation of special comments, internal research and/or methodology papers
  • Work with a team of analysts on various analytical, statistical and data projects. Utilize SQL, VBA, Excel, or MATLAB to query and manipulate large data sets to conduct data analysis.
  • Understand and learn how to use complex financial models, spreadsheets and analytical databases.
  • Perform certain routine administrative and other ad hoc credit-related tasks as directed by Team Manager.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Law, Economics, Statistics, Math or other relevant discipline.
  • Experience within capital markets, working within a professional accounting firm, law firm or financial institution is desirable.
  • Understanding of capital markets including asset backed, residential and commercial mortgage backed securities
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must display initiative and the ability to work independently
  • Must display strong organizational, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin.  Korean language is a plus.
Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish, Mandarin (Putonghua), Korean
Moody's Asia PacificInformation Technology

24/F, One Pacific Place 88 Queensway Admiralty, Hong Kong

directions_walk8 mins walk from Admiralty Station