Oaktree Capital Management

  • Associate/Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Analytics, Risk and Reporting

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    2018-1542
    Job Department
    Portfolio Analytics, Risk and Reporting
  • Company Overview

    Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $100 billion in assets under management as of December 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. #LI-SD1

    Responsibilities

    Oaktree’s Portfolio Analytics, Risk and Reporting department is seeking an individual to join our Closed-end reporting team to lead the reporting on Oaktree’s U.S. Private Debt strategies. This individual will help produce reports, monitor operations as well as engineer and implement operational production routines to ensure that high quality reports are delivered accurately, consistently and on time.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Serve as a point person for reporting on U.S. Private Debt strategies to Portfolio Managers, Product Specialists, Marketing Representatives, and Client Services.
    • Successfully deliver reports to clients, prospects, and consultants as well as the investment team by understanding Oaktree’s complex, systematic investment process, data environment, and reporting processes;
    • Evolve our reporting suite in response to, and in anticipation of, client, investment team and industry demands;
    • Coordinate, to the extent needed, the production of reporting content needed from other Oaktree departments, including Client Relations, Compliance, Legal, 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;
    • Provide leadership to the Closed-end reporting team, including mentoring and/or supervising junior team member(s).

    Qualifications

    • 3-5 years of experience at an Asset Management company, Investment Bank or other related financial services company in a portfolio reporting capacity
    • Foundation in investment finance concepts and ability to acquire working knowledge of the legal, accounting, compliance and investment aspects of the investment products offered by Oaktree;
    • Highly resourceful; ability to quarterback assigned projects to resolution, seeking guidance and escalating issues as appropriate;
    • Familiarity with credit instruments (corporate loans, private equity, and distressed debt) is preferred.
    • Knowledge of relevant reporting outputs and metrics including portfolio accounting, performance reporting, risk metrics and portfolio characteristics;
    • Comfortable and capable of working with product specialists, portfolio managers, and senior management to understand and define reporting requirements;
    • 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
    • Detail-oriented and a natural problem solver; have the ability to independently research problems and offer solutions
    • Organized and able to manage multiple projects with differing priorities to meet deadlines
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to leverage firm wide resources in an effective and judicious manner
    • 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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