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MUFG Credit Analyst - Portfolio Management Group, Entertainment Finance in Los Angeles, California

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The selected colleague will work at an MUFG office or client sites four days per week and work remotely one day. A member of our recruitment team will provide more details.

Job Summary :

The Entertainment Finance Group (EF) structures and underwrites loan facilities for a variety of businesses who are in the entertainment industry. As an entry level corporate finance professional, you will be part of the Portfolio Management Team supporting the EF lending business. Critical functions of this position include assessing risk factors associated with a credit and determining appropriate ratings based on established policies and guidelines. You will be responsible for active credit management of a designated portfolio utilizing solid credit and analytical skills, providing continuous oversight of portfolio names, monitoring for potential risk and regulatory rating changes and proactively identifying credit deterioration with the goal of maximizing net income and reducing credit costs.

Responsibilities :

  • Support the portfolio management of the Entertainment Finance industry vertical

  • Perform due diligence and regularly scheduled evaluation of loan portfolios for which you support

  • Support preparation of detailed credit analyses and credit application according to policy, including evaluation of corporate, regulatory and industry risk, historical operating performance, projected operating performance and capital structures

  • Prepare modeling for transactions based on deal structures

  • Provide projections off management forecasts and creating base and downside cases as necessary to assess the strength of the primary source of repayment

  • Coordinate and communicate account information across various constituencies throughout the organization

  • Become knowledgeable of specific areas in which EF clients operate, and stay attuned to current events in assigned portfolio utilizing internal and external sources

  • Oversee timely receipt of client reporting and covenants compliance and facility closing due diligence, including documentation

  • Attend RM (Relationship Manager), client and bank meetings when appropriate

  • Participate in special projects as assigned

Advanced Credit/Underwriting Solutions:

  • Work within a deal team environment (with Relationship Management and Product Partners) supporting Senior Portfolio Managers (PMs) in the development and analysis of financing structures/strategies to support/identify M&A and Corporate re-capitalization opportunities

  • Prescreen proposed transactions to identify critical structural issues and risks, balancing institutional policy with business development needs

  • Work on structured credit transactions (including financial solution opportunities, securitizations, specialized leasing transactions, and up-tier proposals)

  • Understand and maintain knowledge of industries represented in portfolio, including technical aspects, regulatory issues and unique credit product activity

  • Participate in client and bank meetings as necessary

Policy and Deal Advocacy:

  • Assist Senior PMs to shape and influence policy development by participating in committees, project teams or transaction discussions

  • Supporting the Senior PM, communicate and negotiate with CDA for transaction approval, including final hold level strategies to ensure alignment of risk strategy and policy

  • Evaluate and establish appropriate ratings for transactions and correlate appropriate exposure level with regard to exposure on both a transaction and group level.

  • Ensure compliance with policy and regulatory requirements with second and third line of defense business units, legal and outside regulators.

Skills & Experience :

  • A minimum of 1 year of work experience at a financial institution (direct entertainment lending experience a plus) or accounting firm with completion of a formal intensive credit-training program preferred

  • Experience analyzing and preparing credit applications for corporate credit and financing transactions especially for asset based and cash flow lending structures

  • Experience assessing internal risk and regulatory ratings

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and ability to work independently and under pressure

  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills

  • Proficient at Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Undergraduate in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or other related area, working towards a CFA is a plus

The typical base pay range for this role is between $100K - $110K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

MUFG Benefits Summary (https://careers.mufgamericas.com/sites/default/files/document/2023-01/mb-live-well-work-well.pdf)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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