Associate – ABL

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #2249

The Asset-Based Lending Team based in Los Angeles seeks a committed and dynamic Associate Underwriter. This is a critical position for a fast growing team that provides senior secured financing to leveraged issuers consisting of both privately owned and public companies.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of Role:

  • You assume a key role in preparation of initial screening memos and credit approval packages, including due diligence, financial modeling, and credit documentation review for new transactions;
  • You take responsibility for ongoing portfolio management for a group of selected accounts ?¢‚Ǩ” monitoring and tracking credit performance, executing amendment requests, etc;
  • You contribute to the preparation of client marketing presentations as well as internal
  • presentations as needed.
  • You prepare operating and LBO models, comp sheets, rating models, economic return models, and collateral documents.
  •  You handle the maintenance of credit files and loan documentation.
  • You collaborate with Risk Management and Loan Operations teams in different geographies and time zones.


Qualifications / Education:

  • A Bachelor or Master's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, Mathematics or closely related quantitative field
  • 4-7 years of relevant ABL and/or cash flow/leveraged finance experience


Experience / Knowledge:

  • Asset-Based Lending background not required but a useful plus
  • Deep understanding of GAAP accounting principles and comfort with core financial statements (income statement, cash flow statement and balance sheet)
  • High proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint): The individual will possess excellent excel skills and be able to expeditiously build a fully-functional dynamic, financial model
  • Fundamental understanding of the capital markets and debt products
  • Progress towards a CFA or CPA is a plus
  • Credit training is a positive

Salary Range is 130-160k plus full benefits 

Please contact Andrew Little ( to apply.