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CDO/CLO Analyst (1197-2)

Downtown Los Angeles

CDO/CLO Analyst (1197-2)
Downtown Los Angeles (Relocation Assistance Available)
Compensation commensurate with experience

Investment management firm seeks a knowledgeable CDO/CLO Analyst for a high-
profile role supporting analysis/operations/reporting; must understand
documentation (indentures/swaps), have working knowledge of CDO/CLO
mechanics/compliance tests, and have strong communications skills. Will be
responsible for processing/monitoring timely reconciliation (including
compliance testing, hypothetical analysis, cash flow projection,
cash/holdings transaction comparisons, and resolution of exceptions) of
CDOs/CLOs and working with trustees to ensure accurate/timely reporting.

Calculation of Internal Waterfall and coverage/collateral quality tests,
portfolio concentration limitations, and other indenture specified tests;
review/approval of Trustee Waterfalls
Ensure timely/accurate responses to requests from Portfolio Managers for
hypothetical analysis/cash flow projection
Monitor security specific transactions; measure the impact to CDOs/CLOs
Interact with trustee, and swap counterparties on trades/payments/issues
Ensure principal/interest received from portfolio assets are properly
accounted for/accurate for monthly reports/waterfall distribution
Support WSO/Markit relationship for CLO servicing
Monitor reconciliation of cash flows/positions on daily basis/as required,
for each specific CDO/CLO managed
Track/reconcile coupon payments for portfolio collateral/waterfall payments
Interface with CDO/CLO trustees to ensure accurate/timely reconciliation;
data downloads of positions
Support warehouse servicing for new CLOs
Cultivate positive relationships with trustee contacts; work proactively to
correct data inaccuracies with trustee
Interact with rating agencies on questions/rating actions relating to CDO
Internally communicate with colleagues to ensure trades/cash flows are being
accurately recorded in the portfolio management system
Produce consolidated reports required by /portfolio
Update manager on current reconciliation status and provide updates on
resolution of open exceptions
Support projects/research for senior managers/partners/portfolio managers

Bachelorís degree in Finance/Economics/similar
2-5 years of investment industry experience in related role specific to
Strong understanding of fixed income securities/bank debt and knowledge of
CDO/CLO documentation (including indentures and swaps) is required
Familiarity with Bloomberg, Cognos or other Business Intelligence software
(Hyperion, Brio, Business Objects) a plus
Self-motivated individual with excellent communication/interpersonal skills;
strong analytical/computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft
Excel; rigorous attention to detail; excellent time
management/organizational skills; strong analytical/problem-solving
capabilities; excellent research skills, resourcefulness and ability to work
independently as well as in a team environment; responsive; strong
written/verbal communication skills and be comfortable presenting
information to investors and others

Alternative Investments // Asset Management // Banking // Real Estate