Our client, an alternative asset management firm located in Midtown, NY, is looking for a Valuations and Risk Associate to join their Debt Investments team! Responsibilities of this role include analysis and review of debt investments in the team's portfolios, valuation of existing and newly acquired assets, and running risk analysis of new and existing counterparties. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years in credit and bank debt valuations, a very strong technical skill set including proficiency in Excel and SQL, and ability to work well independently. You will... Building and maintaining valuation models to support the quarterly valuation process Assist in the monthly valuation of a diverse set of investments, including but not limited to fixed income, syndicated and bilateral loans, and credit. Assist in the on-going analysis of the portfolio by tracking significant events for each asset, reviewing valuation assumptions and cash flow projections. Contribute to the development of various Credit-wide platforms and models to assist in valuation. This involves implementation, testing, and coordination with teams across the business. Review internal valuations with Asset Managers to understand movements in valuations Develops, enhances, and validates the methods of measuring and analyzing risk, for all risk types including market, credit and operational. Also, may develop, validate and strategize uses of scoring models and scoring model related policies. Conducts analysis and packages it into detailed technical documentation report for validation purposes sufficient to meet regulatory guidelines and exceed industry standards. Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics or MBA 5+ years of experience in the buy-side with a minimum 3 years in project and/or structured finance Knowledge and interest in financial markets and credit analysis Strong analytical, comprehension and problem solving skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills Highly developed Excel skills and/or programming skills (eg. VB, Java, Python) Understanding of financial products, markets, instruments and intermediaries Associated topics: analyse, analysis, business systems analyst, examiner, financial analytic, forecasting, government, investment analytics, investment banking, regulation
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