KKR is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. With offices in over 20 cities across 16 countries and 4 continents, KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR’s insurance subsidiaries offer retirement, life, and reinsurance products under the management of The Global Atlantic Financial Group.

As a firm we manage investments across multiple asset classes and as individuals we are encouraged to think creatively to solve problems, explore opportunities, take on new responsibilities and challenges, put our clients first and contribute to our communities. We often measure success over years, not quarters. We value integrity in all that we do, whether it’s presenting numbers accurately or being open and honest with a portfolio company executive. People want to do business with those they like and trust. It’s a mantra instilled in all of us from the top down.

At KKR, we believe that diverse teams increase performance and produce better results. Teams consisting of employees with varied backgrounds and perspectives will help strengthen our Firm and our investment decisions. Therefore, in an effort to enhance the diversity of our organization, we are particularly focused on recruiting talent that will bring different experiences, capabilities, skills and viewpoints to our organization.

Mortgage Data Operations – Senior Operations Professional / Operations Professional

KKR is seeking an Operations Professional to join its Investment Control group under the Global Markets Operations Team with a focus on Asset Based Finance investments.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wishes to build a career in investment operations at a reputable buy-side firm. The role is based in New York and reports to the Vice President within Investment Control at KKR.

The ideal candidate will have 2 years of relevant experience at a financial institution with exposure to residential mortgage data. The position will support the Mortgage Loan desk of the Residential Real Estate team and will work directly with the investment team to assist with data management related to its existing $7bn portfolio. The role requires constant communication with deal team and various stakeholders and business groups, so strong communication and relationship building skills are highly desired. 

We are passionate about operational excellence and providing our investment and business operations colleagues the ability to seamlessly execute liquid and private credit investments around the globe.  We are committed to continuous improvement, both in the operations we perform and in the environment in which we work.  We work in collaborative teams, but within the context and support of a large, global investment firm.  We can offer challenging & rewarding work, opportunities for learning in both the business & operational spheres, and an attractive compensation package combined with significant opportunities for career advancement.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support Residential Real Estate team within the Asset Based Finance group with data management related to residential mortgage loans
  • Own and maintain monthly remittance process; troubleshooting cash issues with trading counterparties, mortgage servicers and middle office
  • Manage database of loan data, including live servicer feeds, for internal and external reporting
  • Identify, analyze, and correct data discrepancies to ensure data integrity on the existing portfolio and produce reports to monitor portfolio performance
  • Assist in designing standard operating procedures and requirements for supporting technology
  • Provide real time support to Asset Based Finance investment professionals

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years of experience in Financial Services with exposure to residential mortgage data
  • Strong personal initiative, exceptional organization & attention to detail and ability to learn quickly
  • A track record in accuracy and in meeting deadlines in a fast paced, growing work environment with high expectations
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Team-oriented with strong integrity and professionalism

IDEAL EXPERIENCE

  • Residential mortgage data/collateral experience within Financial Services
  • Experience with various mortgage loan types, collateral, data and tape-cracking preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel. Working experience in SQL & other programming languages and experience using LMS not required but valued
  • Experience and track record in project management

KKR is an equal opportunity employer.  Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by applicable law.

The company requires COVID-19 vaccination (including booster) for employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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