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Associate Business Analyst

Moody's Corporation
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Business Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Primary Location

Edinburgh - 7 Exchange Crescent (38200)


The role will be focused on providing financial reporting and analysis to support Insurance's operational processes to provide good financial insight into the business for the senior management team. The role sits within the central function within Insurance, and requires collaborative working with a range of other internal stakeholders and external stakeholders.

This is a internal facing role, and strong senior management skills are essential. The business analyst must successfully align stakeholder expectations and provide a robust approach for jointly managing issues.

The role also provides the opportunity to be part of a team that builds/improves data collection systems and processes to improve how the insurance business operates across all their function units.

The business analyst will be joining a new team within a fast growing business in a top tier global ERM software provider to the banking and insurance industries, with opportunities for development and involvement in challenging and rewarding projects.

A willingness to engage, learn and contribute to the functional and technical challenges on internal projects is a must. This is a great opportunity to gain rapid exposure to blue chip clients while helping a new team develop its implementation and deployment processes.

The position may require ad hoc travel in Americas, EMEA and APAC.

As a business analyst your primary responsibilities include:
  • Business Processes.
  • Supporting the Senior Business Analyst and Finance Operations Director with maintaining a historical database of key financial metrics
  • Running a range of excel/VBA based tools which generate revenue data and financial analysis
  • Running reports with insights to key management or financial data to help understand business performance across all insurance product lines.

Financial Data
  • Liaising with internal departments within MA to provide key financial information to ensure accurate client: contract booking
  • Supporting senior team members with the preparation of sales/revenue budgets and preparing reconciliations
  • Supporting the preparation of cost forecasting and analysis
  • Supporting senior team members with the development of new financial reports and analysis
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Insurance to share knowledge, provide support and financial data when needed

Job Req ID


Line of Business

Insurance OU (Insurance OU)

Regulatory Region


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.

MIS Region



Moody's Analytics (MA)

Posting Title

.Junior Business Analyst - Financial Operations and Analysis

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, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.



  • BSc in Accounting, Finance, Data analytics or other topics with significant numerical content
  • A strong business process focused orientation with the drive and enthusiasm required to achieve results and ensure stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Experience of conducting business and financial analysis or of financial reporting would be preferred, or experience in data analytics
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of word processing tools and other relevant financial software packages
  • Fluency in English is essential. Fluency in other languages is beneficial

  • 2 years post graduate experience in a relevant area such as business management, financial analysis, data analysis or forecasting.
  • Candidates who had full-time positions as Business or Financial Planning Analysts in their previous roles or have completed an internship or apprenticeship are preferred.
  • Excellent Excel skills, ideally with VBA and/or PowerBi knowledge
  • Excellent research and analytic skills



Position Type


Working at Moody's

Moody's is a developmental culture where we value candidates who are willing to grow. So, if you are excited about this opportunity but don't meet every single requirement, please apply! You may be a perfect fit for this role or other open roles.

Moody's is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions.

At Moody's, we're taking action. We're hiring diverse talent and providing underrepresented groups with equitable opportunities in their careers. We're educating, empowering and elevating our people, and creating a workplace where each person can be their true selves, reach their full potential and thrive on every level. Learn more about our DE&I initiatives, employee development programs and view our annual DE&I Report at

Full / Part Time


LOB/Cost Center

Insurance is responsible for developing and delivering ERM software to the Insurance, Pensions & Wealth Management industries.

Experience Level

Experienced Hire

Primary Location Code


Job Category

Corporate Services

Job Sub Category

Corporate Services

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