Economist - Credit Analytics

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by Moody's

New York, NY 10001
Banking
3 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Moody's Analytics Economics Division, located in New York, NY, is a leading independent provider of economic, financial, country, and industry research designed to meet the diverse planning and information needs of businesses, governments, and professional investors worldwide. You would be responsible for credit modeling, including the development, implementation, and validation of probability of default (PD) and loss given default (LGD) models using state-of-the-art statistical and econometric techniques. Emphasis is on retail credit but with some exposure to corporate and other forms of risk modeling in partnership with sister companies within Moody's. You would also be responsible for forecasting and simulation exercises, with emphasis on stress testing under alternative scenarios; contract consulting work with major financial institutions and other industry players worldwide. The successful applicant would be involved in proposal writing, modeling specification, estimation and validation, final reports and documentation writing; meeting with clients to discuss proposed and current projects; making presentations at conferences; and general client service, including serving as primary point of contact for credit modeling issues.

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The ideal candidate would have a BA or Master's degree in Finance, Statistics or Economics. Industry experience in quantitative risk modeling and/or loss forecasting is preferred though candidates with strong analytical backgrounds and programming skills (Ex: Stata, SQL, R, Matlab, C++, Python) will be considered. Ability to communicate technical subject matter clearly and concisely to individuals from various backgrounds is a plus. Excellent writing, presentation, project management and interpersonal skills are required.

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 .

Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody's also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email .. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Economist - Credit Analytics

Reference: 598336602

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