Oaktree Capital Management

Associate, U.S. Senior Loans, 2018 Class

US-CA-Los Angeles
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U.S. Senior Loans

Company Overview

Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $97 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2017. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt (including high yield debt and senior loans), control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm has over 900 employees and offices in 18 cities worldwide. 


Based in Downtown Los Angeles, Oaktree is seeking an associate to work within the US Senior Loans Group for a 2-year program.   This position is part of the 2018 class. The selected candidate will start between Spring 2018 - July 2018.


The Associate will participate in all transaction functions and portfolio management activities:


  • Preparing detailed financial modeling;
  • Performing quantitative and qualitative analysis;
  • Developing and maintaining business and industry due diligence;
  • Participating in deal structuring, legal documentation and negotiations; and
  • Monitoring the performance of existing portfolio investments.


  • 2-3 years of experience as an analyst with a top investment bank within merchant banking or leveraged finance.
  • Outstanding financial modeling and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated competency in financial statement analysis, business valuation, accounting and finance.

Personal Attributes

  • Outstanding initiative and a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team-oriented with strong integrity and professionalism.


A Bachelor’s degree with honors from a top university or college is preferred.


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