Investment Associate - Structured Finance & Investments - NYC Private Equity - Investment Management Firm

J Harlan Group, LLC - New York, NY

Investment Associate - Structured Finance & Investments

NYC Private Equity - Investment Management Firm

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for an experienced and highly motivated Investment Associate - Structured Finance and Investments at a prominent NYC Private Equity - Investment Manager.

An exciting opportunity to be a key part of the growth of the firm, funds and team and will work closely with senior members of the firm to evaluate and execute on investments within numerous asset classes and across the capital structure.

This individual will be a significant contributor in enabling their vision and helping the organization to grow and improve their businesses. To be successful in this role you must be highly detail oriented and organized, able to meet assigned deadlines and have first class communication and interpersonal skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial modeling and cashflow analysis for real asset portfolios
  • Managing the debt capital markets process for the fund’s investment strategies– including negotiating and executing financing transactions vis-a-vis revolving credit facilities, term loans, private placements, and issuances within the public capital markets
  • Coordinate closely with the investment execution process, risk management process and manage third party advisors, including lending relationships, servicing partners, rating agencies, accountants, etc.
  • Preparing internal materials, including Investment Memorandums and transaction analysis for presentation to Investment Committee
  • Monitoring and supporting the outstanding financing portfolios, including existing leverage facilities and overall leverage markets

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

  • Investment experience at an investment bank, investment firm, commercial bank, or rating agency
  • Structured Finance or Leverage Finance experience preferred
  • Excellent analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills required
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Ability to manage a process from start to finish with true ownership in areas that might be new to both the individual and even the firm
  • · Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • · Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • · Ability to take direction but also to be independent
  • · Willingness to take on what’s needed to support the team
  • Tenacious/persistent - goes the extra mile

Education:

  • Strong academic record and a bachelor’s or higher degree

An individual who loves solving deep and complex investment related matters and wants to have an outsized impact with the products and solutions they deliver. An individual with a passion for investments, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class services.

About the Client:

Founded in 2014, the firm is an investment firm that targets real asset investment opportunities that are cash yielding with downside protection. The firm combines a team with deep, longstanding relationships and financial and operating expertise in rail, aviation, and intermodal with an entrepreneurial mindset and culture. Their team of professionals provide extensive experience in investments, portfolio management, risk management, data analytics, credit analysis and industry-specific operations. The new associate will be an integral part of our team and a contributor to the firm’s growth.

Today, the firm manages over $2bn of investor capital across various industrial and transportation related verticals, including rail and strategies, with office locations in NYC, Chicago and St. Louis. Due to the firm’s dynamic and forward-thinking approach, the capital commitments have tripled in the past three years. Today, ITE manages just under $4.0 Billion of real assets across freight railcars, commercial aircraft, and intermodal.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment management firm on the leading edge of financial markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works side-by-side with the firm’s senior partners in a highly collaborative and charged investment environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients.

The salary range is $80,000 - $130,000 plus employees may also be eligible for annual discretionary incentive compensation. Actual compensation within that range will be dependent upon the individual's skills, experience, qualifications, location and applicable laws.



Posted On: Monday, January 16, 2023



Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: jgoldberg@jharlan.com – 212-792-0099 – www.jharlan.com 

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