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Financial Data Analyst

Full-time

Posted 

Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Analytics
  • Apache Pivot
  • Economics
  • Financial Statements
  • Futures
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Process Improvement
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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.

Requirements

  • 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. Fluency in Japanese or Korean a plus.
Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelNon-specified
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua), Japanese, Korean
Moody's Asia PacificInformation Technology

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

directions_walk8 mins walk from Admiralty Station