Position Title: Senior Analyst - ABS Consumer

Entity: KBRA, LLC

Employment Type: Full-time

Location: New York, New York, United States

Summary/Overview:

KBRA (Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc.  LLC) is seeking an asset-backed securities (ABS) credit analyst. The candidate should have experience in ABS with knowledge in the consumer sector such as auto loans, consumer loans, solar loans, home improvement loans, credit card receivables, small business loans preferred.  A Senior Analyst within the ABS Consumer group has an integral role within a transaction rating team, working with other members of the team through all aspects of the rating process from collateral analysis to report publication.

The position is located in our New York office. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform transaction analysis including originator/servicer evaluation, loan pool analysis, modeling and analysis of bond structure, and review of legal structure and documentation
  • Help to prepare credit submissions and present transactions to rating committee
  • Write and prepare individual transaction reports for publication
  • Attend and participate in issuer due diligence
  • Perform ongoing surveillance on outstanding transactions: monitor performance, run cash flow analysis, create surveillance reports, present to surveillance committees and update ratings as appropriate
  • Assist in the publication of market commentaries and industry-related topics
  • Willingness to travel as needed

Key Skills/Experience:

  • B.A. / B.S. degree is required.
  • A minimum of two (2) to five (5) years of experience performing credit analysis in ABS sector in rating agency, buy-side, credit research, banking or other similar roles
  • Strong oral and written communications skills are essential.
  • Transaction analysis including originator/servicer evaluation, loan pool analysis, modeling and analysis of bond structure, and review of legal structure and documentation
  • Strong Excel and Intex skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as work closely with team members in a collaborative environment

Salary Range:

The anticipated annual base salary range for this full-time position is $75,000 to $90,000.

Benefits:

  • A hybrid work schedule (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday in the office)
  • Competitive benefits and paid time off
  • Paid family and disability leave
  • 401(k) plan, including employer match (100% vested)
  • Educational and professional development financial assistance
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Cell phone reimbursement

About Us:

Kroll Bond Rating Agency, LLC (KBRA) is a full-service credit rating agency registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an NRSRO. Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited is registered as a CRA with the European Securities and Markets Authority. Kroll Bond Rating Agency UK Limited is registered as a CRA with the UK Financial Conduct Authority pursuant to the Temporary Registration Regime. In addition, KBRA is designated as a designated rating organization by the Ontario Securities Commission for issuers of asset-backed securities to file a short form prospectus or shelf prospectus. KBRA is also recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners as a Credit Rating Provider.

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KBRA encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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