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Job Description

Financial Data Analyst

Location: Hong Kong

Financial Data Analysts have a significant input to the ratings and research process by analyzing financial statements and data provided by Issuers.

  • The FDA uses accounting and finance knowledge and judgment to perform financial statement analysis, adjust reported data per relevant methodology requirements and review and analyze ratios.

  • Responsible for reviewing and understanding financial statements, official statements and other documents related to issuers’ performance.

  • Work directly with ratings and support analysts to explain the data, adjustments and other information needed by the rating team for ratings and research. 

  • Frequently liaise with analysts and accounting specialists in order to understand the application of accounting concepts on a particular entity. 

  • Create documentation and provide guidance to support analysts and outsourcers.

  • Review, adjust and publish data to external market participants.

  • Regularly interact with Moody's ratings analysts  regarding financial and operational data needed for analysis and publications.

  • In addition to regular daily responsibilities, FDAs will have the opportunity to work on new projects such as technology projects, accounting changes, analytic reviews, methodology updates and implementation of process improvements.

  • The team is regularly provided with valuable training classes and interaction with Analysts as part of knowledge transfer and career growth.

  • The FDA position provides a unique opportunity to foster skills that are valuable to any future career in the financial services industry.


  • B.A. or B.S. degree required; specializations in Accounting, Finance, or Economics preferred

  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience required (can include internship experience).

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products and particularly Excel, such as pivot tables, lookups, etc.

  • Knowledge or prior experience in analyzing financial statements is required.

  • Knowledge or prior experience in accounting is a plus.

  • Individual must be organized, dependable, able to multi-task and manage priorities, display initiative, and have the ability to work independently in a demanding, fast-paced environment.

  • Strong organizational, communication (verbal & written), and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Candidate must have the ability to quickly transition as priorities change to meet demands.

  • Fluency in reading and spoken English and Mandarin to review English and Chinese financial statements.

Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelNon-specified
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)
Moody's Asia PacificInformation Technology

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

directions_walk8 mins walk from Admiralty Station