CLO Operations Analyst

Posted: Thursday, April 29, 2021
Location: New York

Department: CLO - Assured Investment Management LLC
Direct report(s): No

General purpose of position

Assured Investment Management is seeking to hire a CLO Operations Analyst to join an experienced team supporting a rapidly growing business. The analysts partner closely with the investment team to effectively manage 30 active Collateralized Loan Obligations across the US and Europe. We are looking for a highly motivated, independent, detail-oriented individual who wants to broaden their knowledge and challenge themselves in a fast-paced, collaborative working environment.

Primary duties/responsibilities

·        Work on the full life-cycle of Structured Product transactions (CLO’s)

·        Collaboration with Trading Team to discuss liquidity needs

·        Assist with trade capture in our proprietary booking system

·        Work closely with our Admin and Trustees to ensure all trade events and cash movements are captured correctly and properly reconciled

·        Coordinate loan settlements (both LMA and LSTA) with our ClearPar contacts and counterparties

·        Assist with CLO accounting/financial reporting research and validation

·        Data Verification of Portfolios Underlying Assets, Analytics and cashflow modelling for various prepayment and default scenarios

·        Assist in monthly tie-outs/quarterly waterfall reconciliations

·        Monitor loan amendments and coordinate elections with investment team

·        Daily Trade and P&L Reporting to Portfolio Management and Trading teams

·        Perform adhoc requests from portfolio managers and trading desk, providing guidance as needed

·        Identify process gaps, develop solutions, and consistently look to drive efficiency improvements

Specific skills, competencies, resources and/or software/technology used on the job

·        Loan closing and WSO/ClearPar experience is preferred

·        CLO Compliance testing/cashflow modeling knowledge is a plus but not required

·        A self-starter with the ability to operate across numerous workstreams concurrently and manage the expectations of the various stakeholders

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

·        A team player that proactively looks to add value and step-in wherever help is needed

Education, certifications and/or experience requirements

·        2-5 years’ experience in Loan or CLO Operations at a Hedge Fund, Trustee, CLO Advisory, Accounting Firm or Sell Side Settlements

·        Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a top-tier institution;

 

Interested applicants can apply by completing the application through the link below. 

https://boards.greenhouse.io/assuredim/jobs/5211050002?gh_jid=5211050002

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