Associate Associate …

Oaktree Capital Group
in Brentwood, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Oaktree Capital Group
in Brentwood, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Associate, Power Opportunities Brentwood/en-US/Oaktree/job/Brentwood/Associate--Power-Opportunities_2020-319/apply



We are seeking an associate to join the Power Opportunities Group, also known as the GFI Energy Group, for a 2-year program. This individual will work in the Brentwood, CA office, where the GFI team is based.

The Associate will participate in all transaction functions and portfolio management activities including:

  • Preparing detailed financial modeling;

  • Performing quantitative and qualitative analysis;

  • Developing and maintaining business and industry due diligence;

  • Participating in deal structuring, legal documentation and negotiations; and

  • Monitoring the performance of existing portfolio investments.


  • 2-3 years of experience as an analyst with a top investment bank within restructuring or other related program.

  • Outstanding financial modeling and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated competency in financial statement analysis, business valuation, accounting and finance.

  • Experience analyzing fixed income a plus, but not required

Personal Attributes

  • Relationship Building; works effectively with strong, diverse teams of people with multiple perspectives, talents and backgrounds. Ability to elicit cooperation from and gain the confidence of a wide variety of participants including upper management, other departments and third-party service providers.

  • Communication; strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.

  • Independence & Collaboration; proficient at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; able to drive work effectively with limited supervision (at times) with high attention-to-detail.

  • Flexibility & Organization; adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities; proven ability to multi-task and efficiently manage time across competing demands; able to effectively prioritize, execute tasks, and thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.

  • Driving Results; drives issues to closure; is a self-starter committed to achieving results and has a strong sense of ownership and follow-through.

  • Intellectual Curiosity; must have strong problem solving skills; adept at conducting research; displays a technical aptitude.


Bachelors degree with honors from a top university or college.

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Oaktree is committed to diversity and to equal opportunity employment. Oaktree does not make employment decisions on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, past or present physical or mental disability, HIV status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, veteran status, military service, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic violence victim status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances. This policy applies to hiring, placement, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, recruitment advertising, transfers, demotions, layoffs, terminations, recruitment advertising, rates of pay and other forms of compensation and all other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

This policy applies to all Oaktree applicants, employees, clients, and contractors.

Posted YesterdayFull time2020-319

At Oaktree, we focus on hiring individuals with intelligence, dedication, team spirit, integrity and a strong work ethic. We welcome the opportunity to speak with talented professionals who have relevant credentials and experience in investments, marketing and client relations, accounting, legal, compliance, information technology, administrative support and other relevant areas.

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