Job ref no.: CT3114388-01#7231

Associate Analyst, Banking

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service 256 reviews -Hong Kong

The Role / Responsibilities:

The Role:
The associate analyst’s (AA) job is one of supporting analysts who rate financial institutions. The successful applicant will be involved in assisting analysts in all aspects of the rating process, including monitoring rated institutions and developments in the financial sector, assisting lead analysts with analysis and modelling, as well as the preparation of publications and rating committee packages. The job also involves establishing effective relationships internally and contributing to the overall success of the team in meeting its targets.

Ratings Quality and Transparency
  • Monitor and advise lead analysts of potential credit implications of developments at rated financial institutions, and in the financial sector more broadly
  • Support lead analyst by preparing research publications, rating committee presentations and client presentations. This may include gathering data, undertaking financial analysis, preparing graphs and contributing written analysis
  • Liaise with Moody’s Financial Data team on the preparation of financial statements, as well as other factual publications
  • Compile and maintain peer comparisons, industry statistics and graphs, bond prices and spreads relevant to portfolio
  • Perform administrative tasks for, among other things, rating committees, portfolio reviews and time-sensitive projects
  • Interact with intermediaries and issuers on rating-related matters

Research Timeliness and Quality
  • Provide assistance in research projects and publications.

Market Outreach
  • Support analysts in external outreach events such as seminars and conferences.
  • Participate on calls and meetings with market participants.

Team Development
  • Working with others in your team to help them be as capable, efficient and motivated as possible. Actively contributing to a culture that is supportive is a key attribute.

Cross group cooperation
  • Seeking to encourage cross group collaboration to further the organizations goals

Efficient and effective processes
  • Ensuring that you are a) compliant with Moody’s minimum standards b) as efficient in meeting Moody’s goals as possible

Special Projects
  • Undertake special projects as requested.

Job Req ID



Hong Kong




Moody's Investors Service (MIS)

Line of Business



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, Law, or other relevant discipline.
  • Strong understanding of bank accounting is essential
  • At least 2 years’ work experience in a credit analysis, accounting or financial analysis role
  • General understanding of capital markets will be an advantage but is not essential.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel is essential
  • Strong organizational, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Must display initiative and the ability to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Professional presentation
  • Proficient in English and Chinese. Mandarin is a must.


Ratings & Research Support


Job Category

Credit Analysis & Research

Job Sub Category

Credit Rating Analysts

Graduate Position

Entry Level

Working at Moody's

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at

MIS Culture of Excellence

At MIS, our workplace culture supports our mission to be the Agency of Choice for our customers, employees and future employees. Our Culture focuses on Excellence and embodies behavioral qualities such as Integrity, Responsiveness, Collaboration, Respect and Passion. Our people are our core asset and we look beyond outcomes to ensure that behaviors and interactions matter.

EEO Policy

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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

Securities Trading Policy (STP)

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.
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Job ref no. CT3114388-01#7231
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 2 years - 7 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree