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Title Credit Analyst – Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS)
Categories Capital Markets, CMBS, Credit Analysis, Credit Analyst, Credit Risk
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our global Financial Services client is seeking to recruit an experienced Credit Analyst to develop cash flow models, analyze the credit quality and credit structure of commercial mortgage backed securities and CMBS transactions and analyze the broader North American commercial real estate market.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop cash flow models and analyze the credit quality and credit structure of commercial mortgage backed securities and CMBS transactions
  • Perform credit research, supporting analysis and make credit criteria recommendations to internal credit committees
  • Build cash flow models and develop automation tools to enhace analytical efficiencies
  • Interact with and support relationship management with credit issuers and investors
  • Analyze the credit quality of issued debt and perform default risk analysis
  • Analyze industry trends and author market commentary for external market consumption

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years’ structured finance or structured credit analysis
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CMBS securities, transactions and the North American commercial real estate market
  • Cash flow modeling and quantitative financial analysis experience
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and business writing experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong analytical skills, detail oriented and highly motivated
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Title Risk & Valuation Analyst (Advanced Excel/VBA/Python)
Categories CMBS, Derivatives, Python, Risk Management, RMBS, Valuation Analysis
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our global Alternative Investment Management client is seeking to recruit an Analyst with advanced Excel/VBA skills and Python proficiency to support risk, reporting and valuation analysis for firm’s real estate structured credit portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct risk calculations, covenant test, liquidity analysis and assist with P&L reporting across a variety of investment positions
  • Ensure valuations are marked appropriately against the trading desk
  • Perform and review daily liquidity risk and VaR calculations
  • Analyze and produce weekly risk reports
  • Produce daily and monthly reports and ad-hoc analysis to assist portfolio management and valuation committee in tracking Cost/MV/PNL attribution and price trends/variances
  • Verify monthly pricing for OTC derivatives

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Quantitative/Mathematical focus preferred
  • 1-2 years of relevant financial industry experience
  • Expert level Excel/VBA skills (will be tested) – ability to build complex formulas and Macros from scratch and well versed in reporting and data query formation
  • Python proficiency required
  • Fundamental understanding of complex data structures
  • Fundamental understanding of derivative products
  • Confident, poised and highly motivated
  • Strong work ethic with demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced transaction oriented environment
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
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Title Investment Research Analyst – CMBS / CLO (Buy Side)
Categories Asset Management, CMBS, Investment Research
Location Stamford, CT
Job Information

Our global Investment Management client is seeking to recruit an Investment Research with CMBS and/or CLO structured credit investing experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the credit quality of primary and secondary market CMBS and CLO transactions
  • Manage existing investment positions while making new investment recommendations
  • Perform fundamental credit analysis, cash flow analysis, impairment testing and portfolio holding performance analysis
  • Conduct monthly credit evaluations of structured finance asset classes and watch list investment opportunities
  • Interact frequently with key rating agency, loan servicing and investment banking stakeholders to discuss investment performance expectations and variances
  • Participate in special project and process improvement initiatives

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • MBA or CFA designation preferred
  • 3-5 years’ CLO or CMBS structured credit investing experience
  • Understanding of relative value and total return investment strategies
  • Experience analyzing complex data sets, evaluating market trends and modeling various deal structures
  • User experience with software tools such as CoStar, Trepp, Bloomberg, Intex, etc.
  • Advanced quantitative analytical ability
  • Experience interacting with key market participants
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
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