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Altair Management Consultants is a firm in the spirit of a high value-added boutique. The essence of our activity could be defined as "Management Engineers". We have the ability and professional experience to understand the key factors in business management in order to identify the potential value-added areas and manage their effective implementation.
We are strengthening our talent with a variety of professionals in the financial sector. We are seeking to boost our expertise set on the credit, risk, business intelligence, compliance and project management in New York.
Our firm is expanding with prominent and pragmatic hires recently, and is looking to attract talent in the high yield, distressed and on the market trends.
Duties include maintaining bank and community relationships, structuring and managing new lending initiatives, supervision of the lending and servicing teams, as well as managing overall loan portfolio quality through sound underwriting and management of the collections and credit loss mitigation/recovery areas.
This is an excellent opportunity to participate in this fast-growing sector, work on transactions encompassing a number of different clients and products, build product skills and cross-train with other areas of the Credit Risk Management team.
The position requires the following skills:
Perform in-depth credit analysis of new and existing hedge funds and asset managers/traditional funds (including: credentials, strategy, track record, leverage, investor base, liquidity, risk management, portfolio valuation, internal controls, service providers, transparency and regulation).
Review the fund documentation (including: Prospectuses, Offering Memos, Investment Management Agreements, Investment Guidelines, Trust Agreements, Financial Statements, etc.) to evaluate investment objectives and strategies and determine credit worthiness of the underlying funds.
Ability to negotiate an ISDA/CSA, MRA, CDEA and another traded products documentation.
Provide recommendation for transactions approvals, determine initial margin requirements and haircuts on capital markets products (including: interest rate swaps, repos, foreign exchange).
Conduct credit due diligence conference calls and on-site meetings.
Monitor monthly performance and NAV trends in order to identify funds that breach ISDA triggers and hedge funds/investment managers that face challenges with performance and redemptions.
Liaise with middle office, documentation group and collateral management to ensure that trades are booked and documented correctly and that collateral is taken where appropriate.
Develop, maintain and manage internal relationships with business partners (including: marketers, negotiators, collateral management, on-boarding team and legal).
Monitor investment industry fundamentals and apprise management of significant events that may have an adverse effect on a credit quality of assigned portfolios.
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
Good communication skills, both written and verbal
3-5 years of banking/credit analysis experience covering asset managers/hedge funds
Working knowledge of capital markets products
Strong work ethics
Proactive approach, initiative and resourcefulness