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Investment Analyst, KKR Private Credit, Portfolio Management Unit
May 17, 2018
KKR Credit, with over 100 investment professionals, invests across the corporate credit spectrum, including leveraged credit strategies, such as leveraged loans and high yield bonds, and alternative credit strategies, such as direct senior lending, mezzanine financing and special situation investment.
Within this, KKR Private Credit has 35 individuals focusing on direct senior lending and mezzanine transactions. The team has over $13bn in Assets under Management across 116 portfolio companies. These 35 individuals are responsible for the origination and underwriting of the transaction, plus the ongoing monitoring of the portfolio company performance post close. KKR is also in the process of closing a partnership with Franklin Square, which will see the Private Credit portfolio grow to $27bn across 280 companies.
In 2016, KKR set up a dedicated Portfolio Management Unit in Dublin to help manage the Private Credit portfolio effectively and efficiently. We are currently seeking to recruit a number of high calibre individuals for roles as we expand the remit of this team. Successful candidates will be based in the Dublin office and will have the opportunity to join a new team in a growing business at the cutting edge of global Capital Markets. Candidates can expect to receive hands-on, intensive training, supplemented by external training courses and good potential career progression.
Responsibilities will include:
Monitoring investee company performance to ensure continuous maintenance of credit quality
Assist in ongoing dialogue with senior finance personnel in portfolio companies
Ongoing update of financial model and sensitivity analysis
Preparation of quarterly reviews and presentation to Investment Committee
Completion of quarterly Valuation reports
Analysis of Amendments and Waivers, as applicable
Analysis of portfolio performance trends
The key attributes required from successful candidates are:
Strong academic track record (2:1 or higher, good Leaving Cert, 1st time passes)
Strong commercial awareness and a demonstrable interest in business
Analytical and inquiring mindset, with a willingness and commitment to develop new skills
Excellent report writing skills
Experience in financial modelling
Strong verbal communication skills
Strong organisational skills including the ability to meet regular and exacting deadlines
To discuss this role, please contact Lucy Fitzgerald on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01 685 4414