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Associate, Alternative Credit Asset Management

Ares Management

Ares Management

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Over the last 20 years, Ares’ success has been driven by our people and our culture. Today, our team is guided by our core values – Collaborative, Responsible, Entrepreneurial, Self-Aware, Trustworthy – and our purpose to be a catalyst for shared prosperity and a better future. Through our recruitment, career development and employee-focused programming, we are committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive work environment where high-performance talent of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives can build careers within this exciting and growing industry.

Job Description


Ares Alternative Credit business has grown significantly over recent years and high caliber talent is needed to help support continued growth, improve processes and scale operations. The objective is to build out a team in Mumbai to provide operational support to the New York team. The positions, ranging from Senior Associate to Analyst, will focus on securitizations and similar asset-oriented investments including ABS, CLOs, CMBS, both public and private.

Working collaboratively with other team members, the position will be responsible for supporting multiple aspects of our investment process. Key responsibilities include assisting in the monitoring and surveillance of existing portfolio investments and other ad-hoc projects.

The nature of the Team’s investment process and dynamic necessitates that the candidate have strong verbal and written communication skills, a professional demeanor, and sharp analytical skills relevant to Alternative Credit.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Manage the trustee reporting process on existing investments.

  • Assist in mapping loan tapes provided by broker deals into internal models.

  • Support management of proprietary investment tracking databases and models.

  • Interact with internal groups (Accounting, Treasury, Legal, Compliance) as well as fund administrators, custodian banks, and other service providers.

  • Perform data integrity checks and reconciliations.

  • Participate in investment and operations related projects and other ad-hoc requests.

Experience Required:

  • Direct experience with alternative investments.

  • The ideal candidate will have experience in at least one of these areas: investment (i.e. buy-side) experience, securitization, capital markets expertise and surveillance capabilities.

  • Strong intellect with solid quantitative, financial and analytical skills

General Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to articulate clear, concise analysis.

  • Sharp analytical skills that demonstrate fluency with securitized and similar asset financings.

  • Professional appearance and demeanor.

  • Desire and ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative team environment.

  • Evidence of intellectual curiosity, creative problem-solving skills, and adaptability.

  • Desire to learn new skills and technology that are particular to the Team’s investment platform.

  • Proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Familiarity with INTEX, SQL, VBA or Python is a plus.

Reporting Relationships

Manager, Alternative Credit Asset Management

There is no set deadline to apply for this job opportunity. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the search is no longer active.