Associate, Portfolio Analytics, Risk and Reporting (Leading Hedge Fund)

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Our client, a bulge bracket hedge fund, is looking for an experienced Analytics person to join their Closed-end strategy team.

Client Overview
Our client is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $125 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2019. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in credit, private equity, real assets and listed equities. The firm has over 950 employees and offices in 18 cities worldwide.

Job Description & Synthesis
The Portfolio Analytics, Risk and Reporting department is seeking an individual to join our Closed-end strategy team to support the coverage of our client's Closed-end strategies out of our Los Angeles office. This individual will partner with the Investment Team, Product Management, and Accounting to produce portfolio management reports, prepare client reports and prospect materials, as well as engineer and implement operational procedures to ensure that information is delivered accurately, consistently and on time.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on the strategies and resource to Product Specialists, Marketing Representatives, Portfolio Managers and Client Services;
  • Successfully deliver analyses and reports to the Investment Team, prospects, consultants and clients by understanding client's complex, systematic investment process, markets invested in, financial instruments used and reporting processes;
  • Evolve our reporting suite in response to, and in anticipation of, new strategies, client and industry demands;
  • Coordinate, to the extent needed, the aggregation of data needed from other Oaktree departments, including Legal
  • Compliance, Accounting, and Marketing;
  • Master system technology to learn to source data and create new data extracts. Review financial data for various portfolios and develop charts and tables for presentations and publications;
  • Conduct, as necessary, performance contribution/attribution analysis, and other reports at the request of members of Investment Teams, Marketing and Client Relations
Key Requirements
  • 3-5 years of experience at an Asset Management company, Investment Bank or other related financial services company.
  • Familiarity with private equity, private debt or illiquid assets as well as 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 portfolio aggregation 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 enough familiarity to recognize potential issues.
  • Experience managing and manipulating large amounts of data primarily using Microsoft Excel.