Oaktree is seeking an experienced Vice President/Senior Vice President to work within the Strategic Credit Group.

  • The VP/SVP will participate in all transaction functions and portfolio management activities.
  • Investing in public bonds, syndicated loans and other credit instruments, primarily on the public side;
  • Analyzing company financial statements;
  • Developing comprehensive investment thesis and memos;
  • Presenting investment ideas to portfolio management;
  • Monitoring the performance of existing portfolio investments;
  • Conducting interviews with industry experts and company management;
  • Developing detailed financial models with projections;
  • Assessing company capital structures and reviewing related legal documents;
  • Analyzing company valuations using various macroeconomic and business specific assumptions;
  • Performing qualitative business and industry due diligence;
  • Assessing strengths and weaknesses of various businesses; and
  • Performing comparable company analyses.


  • Ideally, combined experience in a 2-year investment banking program and 6-8 years in a credit-focused hedge fund, distressed debt fund, special situations or similar.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute and negotiate deals with the polish/presence to work with senior management.
  • Outstanding financial modeling and analytical skills; and
  • Demonstrated competency in financial statement analysis, business valuation, accounting and finance.

Personal Attributes:

  • The successful candidate will have outstanding initiative and a strong work ethic;
  • The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • He/She will be team-oriented and must possess strong integrity and professionalism.

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