Overview

New York, NY

Summary

The Distressed Debt Analyst assists attorneys and investment fund clients in connection with analyzing, processing, and closing various transactions.

Responsibilities

  • Assists attorneys with all aspects of bank debt, claims and private equity trades.
  • Conducts preliminary diligence reviews.
  • Reviews, revise and proofread transaction documentation.
  • Coordinates transaction settlements directly with clients and counterparties.
  • Oversees electronic settlement platform activity.
  • Oversees and performs post-closing document organization.
  • Performs simultaneous management of multiple transactions.
  • Conducts extensive client contact.
  • Assists clients in maintaining and reconciling asset inventories
  • Researches current industry developments and issues in debt, equity and claims trading.
  • Monitors bankruptcy court dockets and news in connection with certain credits
  • Monitors and updates internal database with status of transactions
  • Prepares closing checklists

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, or a related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience

  • 1 to 2 years of relevant legal support experience in distressed debt and/or claims trading.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Clearpar electronic settlement platform a plus
  • Highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative
  • Strong computer and research skills (familiarity with PowerPoint and Excel is required)
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to work independently or within a team as necessary
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to perform successfully and efficiently in a fast-paced environment and exercise good judgment
  • Ability to take direction well and be flexible
  • The duties of the position may require extended and irregular hours to perform the essential duties of the position.

*COVID-19 Vaccination Disclosure: In order to promote a safe workplace for all, vaccination against

COVID-19 is required as a condition of employment, absent a legal exception for reasonable

accommodation for disability or religion.  Proof of vaccination must be shown at the time of hire, unless a request for an exemption is received and approved by the Firm

Salary: $65,000.00-$100,000.00, dependent on experience
Date Active: 2.2.2023
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt