Overview

POSITION:

The Leveraged Finance team is actively looking for an experienced Vice President for our New York office.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the execution of leveraged finance transactions for financial sponsor and corporate clients
  • Lead key aspects of business and financial due diligence and credit underwriting processes
  • Review and negotiate legal documentation including commitments papers and credit agreements/indentures
  • Prepare and deliver client presentations, draft marketing materials and participate in due diligence and drafting sessions
  • Develop client relationships through deal execution and pitching

These responsibilities afford direct and active interaction with clients (CEOs, CFOs, private equity firms, etc.) where Vice Presidents are expected to attend and participate in client meetings and contribute to building and maintaining client relationships. You will work on several projects simultaneously with teams of professionals, both within the group and across the firm, including Managing Directors, Associates, and Analysts, collaborating to develop and execute solutions to meet client needs.

REQUIRED BACKGROUND:

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university AND 5+ years of experience in leveraged finance or a sector coverage group or credit underwriting at BDC / direct lender
  • MBA degree (or equivalent graduate degree) from an accredited college or university AND 3+ years of experience in leveraged finance or a sector coverage group or credit underwriting at BDC / direct lender
  • Experience in credit underwriting,
  • Financial modeling coursework, training, or experience
  • Lives in New York or willing to relocate

DESIRED EXPERIENCE SKILLS:

  • Excellent financial modeling, financial statement analysis, and accounting skills/knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to lead a variety of transactions and projects simultaneously
  • Resourceful self-starter; able to work autonomously
  • Demonstrated team player and leader
  • Positive attitude and problem solver

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