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Moody's Analytics

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Credit Strategy
Associate Director-Economic Research Analyst

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451799
Date Posted: 10/22/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Director-Economic Research Analyst
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: NYC, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: E5 -- Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
MacroEconomic, Stata or R, Capital Markets
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Role:
We are seeking an Associate Director for our New York office to strengthen our team of quantitative researchers. This person will conduct applied research in the areas of macroeconomics, financial economics, and credit risk; publish Moody’s Analytics white papers; and support new sales and contract renewal cycles. The analyst will present new research and act as a subject matter expert in Moody’s Analytics’ data and models, and their applications, at client meetings, calls, and conferences.

Key Responsibilities:
* Participates in the development of new commercial models and the maintenance and enhancement of existing commercial models

* Develops and maintains key client relationships and assists in the sales/renewal cycle through client meetings and calls and ad hoc client research project engagements

* Serves as a subject matter expert in Moody’s Analytics’ data and models as well as topical macroeconomic and credit risk issues both internally and externally

* Presents quantitative research findings to technical and non-technical audiences attending conferences and webinars

* Deepens current knowledge by participating in company-sponsored professional development opportunities, reading relevant publications, and maintaining professional networks

Qualifications Qualifications/Experience:
* PhD in economics, finance, or a closely related field

* 0-4 years of industry experience, demonstrating excellence in critical thinking, problem solving, and leadership

* Solid foundation in macroeconomic theory

* Expertise in time series and panel data econometric methods

* Familiarity with macroeconomic forecasting

* Proficiency with statistical analysis and programming applications such as Stata or R

* Superior communication skills (written and verbal) – including the ability to explain complex/technical subject matter to a wide variety of audiences

* Experience with credit, fixed income, and equity markets is not required, but would be a plus

* Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and to meet deadlines

* Ability to forge professional relationships outside of the immediate team and across lines of business

* Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

Department/Team The Department:
Moody’s Analytics’ Capital Markets Research Group is responsible for research and analytical products that provide market price-derived signals of credit and default risk as well as of investment opportunity. The group develops quantitative commercial models, publishes written reports, and maintains an active outreach campaign to clients and prospects of Moody’s Analytics’ products. The main client segments are banks, insurance companies, corporations, and government entities.

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