Oaktree Capital Management

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

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    2018-1658
    Job Department
    Portfolio Analytics, Risk and Reporting
  • Responsibilities

    Oaktree’s Portfolio Analytics, Risk and Reporting department (“PARR”) is seeking an individual to join our Operations and Systems team, overseeing the production of reports for internal stakeholders, provide Business Analyst capabilities for new reports/processes/functions, as well as partner with technology to evolve our reporting infrastructure. This individual will have production responsibility for an existing suite of reports, while serving as a change leader as we move to a more automated environment. The individual will also 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:

     

    Business Analyst

    • Collaborate with PARR team, IT and other internal partners to draw up formal report specifications;
    • Work with technology team to enhance and evolve Oaktree’s existing core data environment to support automated reporting;
    • Work with PARR senior leaders and IT to support the implementation of Oaktree’s Reporting Data Warehouse;
    • Write reports using proprietary tools (and/or project manage the design of reports owned by other PARR strategy analysts);
    • Master system technology to learn to create data extracts for reporting purposes.
    • Review financial data for Oaktree portfolios used in charts and tables for presentations and publications;

     

    Report Delivery and Production Support

    • Create and deliver reports to internal and external stakeholders by understanding Oaktree’s complex, systematic investment process, data environment, and reporting processes;
    • Serve as a liaison to external stakeholders including Investor Relations, Regulatory Compliance, and Corporate Finance;
    • Coordinate, to the extent needed, the production of reporting content needed from other Oaktree departments, including Client Relations, Compliance, Legal, Accounting, and Marketing;

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 5-7 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;
    • Familiarity with credit instruments and Fund Accounting is preferred;
    • Ability to quarterback assigned projects to resolution, seeking guidance and escalating issues as appropriate;
    • 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;
    • Experience using SQL, VBA, C#, and MS Visual Studio preferred;

    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 Accounting, Finance, Engineering or related field).

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