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Asset Management - Alternatives - Private Credit Analyst - Underwriting Associate at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in New York, New York

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Our business:

J.P. Morgan Asset Management, with assets under management of USD 2.2 trillion (as of 30 September 2020), is a global leader in investment management, and offers strategies across equities, fixed income, real estate, hedge funds, private equity and liquidity. As part of the Global Alternatives Division, J.P. Morgan Private Credit manages over USD 10 billion in assets across corporate and asset-based lending solutions. In addition, J.P. Morgan Private Credit has recently launched a Direct Lending strategy to capitalize on growing demand for capital by private corporations as well as increasing interest from institutional investors. The newly formed business will look to originate loans to sponsor and non-sponsor backed companies. The team is looking to raise external capital and invest across senior, unitranche and mezzanine opportunities in the United States.


The opportunity is to join a newly formed Private Credit team as a credit analyst.


The business is seeking a New York based analyst with experience in financial valuation and / or credit analysis. The candidate must have a strong work ethic, and be a self-starter who is able to work independently and is also comfortable being part of a larger team. The candidate will work with all members of the team (CIO, other analysts, legal & compliance partners, operations team) to collaborate on a finished product to drive risk decisions, source investing ideas as well as analysis required for the initial formation and fund raising of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review a wide variety of opportunities to produce commentary and analysis to identify attractive investment opportunities and mitigate potential losses
  • Conduct industry research, analyze market trends and project future financial performance on investment opportunities
  • Assist in ongoing monitoring of portfolio companies
  • Preparation of other ad hoc support materials/presentations to the business
  • The analyst is expected to build a strong network among a wide range of market counterparts including legal, financial and restructuring advisors, banks and companies

Essential Skills:

  • Valuation and credit analysis training, particularly with experience in the middle market / leveraged finance
  • Extensive knowledge of all Excel and PowerPoint
  • Mature personality to enable various direct company and investor interaction
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans