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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $125K - $140K

ORIX USA’s Portfolio Management team is seeking to hire Senior Associate for its New York office. The Portfolio Management team reports to the Head of Integrated Risk and Portfolio Management. The Portfolio Management team is responsible for the ongoing portfolio management and monitoring of ORIX USA’s investments across its Private Credit, Private Equity, and Real Estate businesses to identify credit migration and risk mitigation strategies in coordination with the business and the Risk Management team.

The Senior Associate’s overall objective will be to support members of the Portfolio Management team in analyzing ORIX USA’s portfolio exposure across its diverse lines of business. The Senior Associate will recommend, appropriate investment risk ratings through the ongoing review and analysis of financial statements, the completion of periodic reviews of such statements, liquidity and valuation analysis, covenant review and testing, monitoring of news articles and other early warning alerts, quarterly investment reporting, and the preparation of Watch-List report.

 

In this role, the Senior Associate will work closely with the Originations and Underwriting teams to actively manage the dialogue with the underlying portfolio companies and assist in the understanding of financial performance.

 

In parallel, the Senior Associate will also work with other members of the Portfolio Management team and other stakeholders on various strategic initiatives related to portfolio management, including enhancements to data quality, management and reporting, process improvements, credit research papers, and the development of policies and procedures.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitoring of portfolio investments – analyze financials, business, and industry trends, spread and track financial performance against lender’s case, management plan, and financial covenants, prepare discussion materials for internal reviews, and present to senior management;
  • Financial and credit analysis – prepare financial models and sensitivity analyses, understand valuation analyses, recommend changes to risk ratings, credit reserves, and impairments, evaluate amendment and/or collateral modification requests;
  • Monitor portfolio KPIs and escalate underperformers to senior Portfolio Management staff, communicate and co-ordinate risk mitigation strategies as risk(s) evolve;
  • Prepare portfolio management presentations alongside senior Portfolio Management colleagues for OCU management that include analytics on expected portfolio performance and areas of potential risk and/or opportunity;
  • Establish and leverage cross-functional partnerships and network with key internal and external constituencies;
  • Assist the Head of Portfolio Management on various projects, which may focus on, but are not limited to, data quality, monitoring process, or governance; and
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

 

Contacts

 

This position has frequent contact with all levels of employees and management. In addition, this role may interact with outside business partners, vendors, consultants, and other office visitors.

 

Education, Skills & Experience

Required

  • 1- 3 years of underwriting, portfolio management and/or credit review experience at an investment or large commercial bank;
  • Completion of a formal credit training program is a plus;
  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, economics, or related subject; completion or progress towards an MBA or CFA preferred;
  • Strong understanding of credit, including a basic understanding of legal documentation;
  • Strong accounting, valuation and financial modeling skills;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Experience in work-out or distressed debt situations is a plus;
  • Superior analytical, organizational, and written and verbal skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple tasks at the same time;
  • Motivated, self-starter, and team player; strong work ethic and positive attitude; and
  • Ability to learn quickly and demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a high- performance team.

 

Annual base salary gross: $125,000 – $140,000 (NY only). The base salary range represents the estimated low and high end of the ORIX USA’s salary for this position. Actual base salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. The base pay is one component of ORIX USA’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include cash bonuses, long term incentives, health insurance, accident and life insurance, and retirement benefits.  Please visit our Benefits page for additional information.

 

ORIX USA is an equal opportunity employer, providing equal employment opportunities (EEO), and is committed to diversifying its workforce. All employees and applicants for employment will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.