The Vice President-Senior Analyst will monitor a portfolio of companies in the homebuilding, building products, materials, and related services sectors. The Senior Analyst will be responsible for detailed credit analysis of individual companies covering management strategy, operations, competitive environment, business risk and capital structure. He or she will also assess liquidity risk and corporate governance. The Senior Analyst will provide initial rating recommendations for new issuers as well as recommend changes to ratings of existing issuers to a rating committee.
The Senior Analyst will publish written opinions for companies on a timely and regular basis. He or she will write more detailed company research, related industry research and industry outlooks. The Senior Analyst will manage their assigned issuer relationships and engage in outreach meetings with investors and intermediaries. The Senior Analyst will be responsible for mentoring the Associate Analysts on the team.
The Senior Analyst will be expected to consistently and professionally interface with investors, the senior management of issuers, and the financial media. The Senior Analyst will be expected to develop and expert knowledge of Moody’s policies, procedures and analytic methodologies.
Corporate Finance Group – Homebuilding, Building Products and Materials.
Bachelor's degree required and Master's degree preferred.
Ten (10) years + experience in credit analysis, primarily in the home building and building products industry.
Desired skills include: experience in assessing complex corporate and capital structures; ability to interpret legal documents; demonstrated ability to interact effectively with senior level executives (CEO, CFO, Treasurer) and to manage relationships with issuers, investors and intermediaries; demonstrated ability to prepare written analysis to support analytical judgment. Strong presentation and public speaking skills are also desirable