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Analyst, Underwriting & Portfolio Management - Diversified Industries

Location: Chicago, Illinois; New York, New York
Job ID R122327 Updated date 09/14/2021
77 West Wacker Dr (35012), United States of America, Chicago, Illinois

Analyst, Underwriting & Portfolio Management - Diversified Industries

Capital One’s Commercial Bank services a $70 billion loan portfolio, serving more than 6,100 clients. We span several lines of business to deliver strategic client solutions by driving digital innovations that transform businesses and industries. The Commercial Underwriting and Portfolio Management organization is responsible for working with internal partners to underwrite new transactions and manage the existing portfolio of loans.

The Underwriting and Portfolio Management organization is responsible for working with internal partners to underwrite new transactions and manage the existing portfolio of loans. Our Underwriters and  Portfolio Managers balance supporting the Commercial’s Bank’s growth and ensuring we have a scalable, well-managed business. 

This role supports the Diversified Industries line of business. Capital One’s Diversified Industries group includes the US Corporate, Mid-Corporate and Sponsor & Specialty businesses within the Middle Market Bank. The group provides financing to medium to large companies for mergers and acquisitions, corporate growth, balance sheet re-financings and recapitalizations. The Diversified Industries portfolio consists of over 350 clients and $18 billion in credit exposure. The Diversified Industries Portfolio Management team is responsible for all portfolio management activities. 

As an Analyst, Underwriting & Portfolio Management, you understand fundamental credit risk management and are able to identify risks and mitigants in a deal and/or annual review. You have oversight from more experienced members of the team, but contribute to transactions in a meaningful way.  This includes financial statement analysis, underwriting due diligence, compliance, approval and documentation. 

Primary underwriting responsibilities may include:

  • Perform due diligence on industry and company performance; summarize findings & identify risks and mitigants

  • Analyze financial statements and spreads for credit strengths and risks; provide recommendations to mitigate risks

  • Prepare financial modeling inputs with guidance i.e. valuation, pricing, etc.

  • Evaluate structural enhancements and Capital One product offerings with guidance from deal team or relationship manager

  • Write and prepare credit approval documents; participate in presentations to credit officers

  • Work with internal partners to assist with closing process requirements

  • Prepare term sheets, commitment letters and fee letters with guidance; basic understanding of credit documents

Primary portfolio or asset management responsibilities may include:

  • Demonstrate ownership of a portfolio of existing customers with minimal guidance

  • Complete annual reviews and both material and non-material modifications on time with limited supervision

  • Monitor and determine upgrades or downgrades to risk ratings

  • Ensure compliance with credit policies and procedures for existing accounts

  • Respond to requests from internal audit and compliance

  • Ensure portfolio data is accurate, timely, and complete to ensure strong quality and reporting capabilities

Additional Responsibilities may include:

  • Mentor and train rotational analysts and new hires

  • Participate in internal initiatives to ensure the business is well-managed and operates efficiently


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Military Experience

  • At least 1 year of experience in financial statement analysis

  • At least 1 year of experience in financial modeling


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other relevant fields

  • Previous experience in underwriting or portfolio or asset management

  • Completed coursework or training in credit risk management


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.


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