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Credit and Structured Products Analyst


Cork, IE

Cortland (part of Alter Domus Group) is a full-service investment servicing company that offers fund administration, loan servicing, asset-servicing, and analytics services. Headquartered in Chicago with offices in Austin, Indianapolis, London, Los Angeles, New York, Cork and Nanjing, Cortland provides analytical, accounting, and administrative services to alternative investment managers and commercial lenders. Financial Markets covered include syndicated bank loans, structured products, real estate, business loans, derivatives, futures, commodities and global fixed income and equities.


Position Description:


The Credit and Structured Products Analyst will work as part of a team dedicated to providing CLO / bank loan fund and Loan Administration services to Debt funds. The role requires prior knowledge and expertise in structured products. Strong analytical skills, market awareness and strong communication skills and ability to build and maintain partnerships with clients is essential


Key Responsibilities:


  • Verify all the components of deal administration of a CLO/ bank loan fund: cash reconciliation, settlement of trades (loan/bonds) and cash ledger maintenance
  • Calculate various portfolio statistics, ratios and thresholds for use in hypothetical trading scenarios and periodic reporting
  • Use proprietary system to allocate a collateral pool’s payments to various bondholders, swap counterparties, and investment managers
  • Responsible for developing value added partnerships with clients to assist in deliverables and improving process and techniques to improve efficiency and delivery
  • Responsible for ongoing transaction deliverables where applicable for Product
  • Liaise with business partners (Technology, Legal, Compliance, Relationship Management) to ensure highest client service levels
  • Ability to converse confidently with asset managers
  • Provide innovative client solutions
  • Experience, Education & Qualifications:
  • Candidates should have between three to five years of experience within Structured Products
  • Strives for high standards of delivery to clients
  • Will generate ideas for improvement based on previous experience
  • Ability to work with team members
  • Communicates (verbally and through written work) information in a clear and concise manner
  • Will manage stakeholders’ expectations with regards to delivery, escalating concerns as appropriate
  • Understands and applies control and risk and governance frameworks consistently
  • Is financially mindful of personal impact on this business
  • Acts with integrity
  • Trustworthy team member who considers those around them