Associate, Citco Capital Solutions

Fund Accounting New York, New York



Job Title:  Associate

Reports to:  Managing Director, Capital Markets

Location:  New York, NY 

Entity:  Citco Capital Solutions

FLSA Classification:    Exempt Level


             Job description

Citco is looking for an Associate for Citco Capital Solutions (CCS), a fund finance and capital markets team. This is a unique opportunity to join a high growth division of an established company engaged in a broad range of fund finance activities, including lending and advisory work. The team focuses on:

  • Lending to alternative fund managers and investors via capital call, NAV and hybrid credit facilities;
  • Advisory work for alternative managers for debt, equity, and secondaries trades;
  • Structuring syndications with investment partners to optimize in-house balance sheet activities;
  • Working on execution of strategic projects.

Job Duties in Brief

  • Conduct due diligence and prepare analysis, research and financial projections for transactions
  • Prepare, transaction-related credit and investment memos for committee decisions
  • Manage and monitor existing loans to clients and work with the loan operations team to set up and maintain existing deals
  • Co-ordinate with Managing Director and Director of Capital Markets to achieve team goals
  • Partner with professionals across the Citco platform to assist with transactions
  • Attend client meetings to help with business development, structuring and due diligence
  • Maintain relationships with large, institutional debt investors to encourage direct dialogue and partnership opportunities
  • Assist with syndication of debt and equity
  • Develop timely insight into current capital markets, including what forces are driving the markets, types of lenders in the markets, debt instruments available, etc.
  • Help manage various initiatives conducted by the broker–dealer

Desired Experience, Qualifications & Attributes

  • At least 3 years of work experience in either fund finance or investment banking (specifically Debt Capital Markets or Cap Intro)
  • Thorough understanding of financial and credit analysis, valuation, primary fundamental research and their application in investment decisions and transaction structuring
  • Entrepreneurial, business-building mindset with strong relationship-building mentality.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player with a willingness and ability to work across all alternative products and geographic lines
  • Highly motivated, must have strong attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of alternative funds (fund types, asset classes, structures)
  • Ability to work in a high-paced, dynamic environment
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • FINRA licenses (7 & 63) preferred
  •        CFA preferred
  •        A highly competitive compensation package will be awarded to the successful candidate.