Oaktree Capital Management

Analyst or Associate, Portfolio Analytics, Risk and Reporting

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
2018-1488
Job Department
Portfolio Analytics, Risk and Reporting

Company Overview

Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $99 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 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. #LI-SD1

Responsibilities

Oaktree’s Portfolio Analytics, Risk and Reporting department is seeking an individual to join our open-end client reporting team. This individual will produce standard and ad hoc reports, and be responsible to ensure that high quality reports are delivered accurately, consistently and on time.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and deliver custom materials for client review meetings, coordinating with portfolio managers, product specialists, and marketing representatives;
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and resource to product specialists, marketing representatives, portfolio managers and client services;
  • Successfully deliver analyses and reports to clients, prospects, consultants and investment teams by understanding Oaktree’s complex, systematic investment process, markets invested in, and financial instruments;
  • Prepare a large number of ad hoc reports for portfolio managers, product specialists, marketing reps, and clients;
  • Participate in the research, design and creation of new reports as needed;
  • Evolve our reporting suite in response to, and in anticipation of, client and industry demands;
  • Coordinate, to the extent needed, the production of reporting content needed from other Oaktree departments, including Legal, Compliance, Accounting, and Marketing;
  • Master system technology to learn to create data extracts for reporting purposes. Review financial data for various Oaktree portfolios and develop charts and tables for presentations and publications;
  • Act as primary liaison with other groups within Oaktree, including Portfolio Managers and other Investment Team members.

Qualifications

  • Internship experience at an Asset Management company, Investment Bank or other related financial services company.
  • Familiarity with credit instruments (high yield bonds, senior loans and convertible securities) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of relevant reporting outputs and metrics including portfolio accounting, performance reporting, risk metrics and portfolio characteristics.
  • Familiarity with different reporting perspectives: Region/Country breakdown, industry breakdown, maturity distributions, credit quality ratings.
  • Comfortable and capable of working with portfolio managers, prospects and clients to understand and define reporting requirements.
  • Experience analyzing financial data and metrics with sufficient familiarity to recognize potential issues.
  • Experience managing and manipulating large amounts of data in Microsoft Excel.

Personal Attributes

  • Outstanding initiative and a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to operate independently on short and long term goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to leverage firm wide resources in an effective and judicious manner.
  • Detail-oriented and a natural problem solver; have the resolve to independently research problems and offer solutions.
  • Organized and able to manage multiple projects with differing priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Team-oriented and must possess strong integrity and professionalism and share Oaktree’s common goal of excellence.

Education

Bachelor’s degree required (major in Finance, Business, Economics or related field preferred).

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