Oaktree Capital Management

Assistant Vice President/Vice President, Trade Support

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
2018-1492
Job Department
Support Services

Company Overview

Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $100 billion in assets under management as of December 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. For additional information please visit www.oaktreecapital.com.

Responsibilities

The AVP/VP will be a member of our trade support team. He/She will perform middle office trade processing functions related to the firm’s holdings and transactions for bank debt.

 

Responsibilies include:

  • Confirming and settling bank debt trades by working with Traders, Brokers, Agent Banks, Custodian Banks, Lawyers and Accounting teams
  • Update internal systems with settlement activity as required
  • Provide daily reporting of bank debt activity of paydowns, interest payments, and accrual information to custodians and the back office.
  • Resolve reconciliation breaks by reviewing reports, Sharepoint and emails received from Accounting, custodian banks and the Reconciliation team.
  • Data entry of all bank debt related activity (including paydowns, rate resets, contract and global updates, and reorganizations) into appropriate systems.
  • Assisting with other projects as necessary.

Qualifications

  • 10+ years experience in trade settlements with an Investment Management firm.
  • Familiarity with Bonds, Equity, Bank Loan and Derivative asset types
  • Proficiency in Excel with the capability to use advanced functions to perform calculations and reconciliations;
  • General computer literacy and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook;
  • Outstanding analytic and organizational skills.

Personal Attributes

  • The successful candidate will have outstanding initiative in identifying problems and must have a strong work ethic;
  • He/She must be able to adapt quickly to changes in workflow to maintain business continuity;
  • The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • He/She will be team-oriented and must possess strong integrity and professionalism.

Education

A Bachelor's degree is required.

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