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Senior Analyst

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Variant Investments

2021-12-04 07:30:03

Job location Portland, Oregon, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Banking & Financial Services

Job description

Variant Investments, LLC is an asset manager that manages a rapidly growing alternative income fund with over $1.3B in AUM. The fund targets investments in niche market opportunities such as specialty lending, litigation finance and royalties. Variant Investments is looking for a resourceful, highly inquisitive candidate that is interested in pursuing a senior analyst role. The firm is located in Portland, Oregon and is led by an investment team with decades of experience investing in niche markets.


  • Assist and/or lead the due diligence on underwriting commercial loans in niche markets.
  • Analyze problem credits in order to formulate and implement plans for rehabilitation, workout, and/or liquidation as necessary to effect repayment.
  • Play integral role throughout term sheet and documentation process. Lead effort coordinating negotiation and structuring of loans between underlying borrower and external legal counsel.
  • Monitor underlying investments post-closing, including financial statement tracking, covenant compliance and performance of borrower's portfolio.
  • Participate in investment committee meetings.
  • Prepare industry-specific research as needed where relevant and appropriate for decision making on fund's investment pipeline. Additionally, conduct ad hoc research on businesses and industries to protect against fraud.
  • Build and/or manage analytic, business intelligence and process improvement tools focused on investment planning, CRM and portfolio level risks.
  • Source investment opportunities that align with the Variant investment philosophy.
  • Assist on other investment research initiatives.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum bachelor's degree
  • At least 3 years experience sourcing, underwriting and monitoring credit investments with special assets experience
  • Preference for candidate with experience in working out non-performing credits
  • Exposure to credit and/or fraud risk models
  • Candidate must be extremely detail oriented
  • Strong written skills
  • Ability to analyze situations in a time-sensitive manner and execute appropriate responses
  • Comfortable operating in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Variant provides a competitive base salary with a bonus. The firm covers 100% of health benefits and offers a 401k program. If interested, please send resume to .

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