legalist Remote Full-time 2024-06-03

Intro description:

Legalist is an institutional alternative asset management firm. Founded in 2016 and incubated at Y Combinator, the firm uses data-driven technology to invest in credit assets at scale. We are always looking for talented people to join our team.


Legalist is hiring a Financial Analyst to enhance our Government Receivables Financing strategy. This role is pivotal in developing dynamic financial models, underwriting credit risk, and refining our investment processes. Join our team of investment professionals, engineers, and legal experts in a vibrant, collaborative environment. Ideal candidates will demonstrate exceptional analytical skills, meticulous attention to detail, and the capacity to excel in a role with substantial responsibilities.
Core Responsibilities
  • Develop, maintain, and refine sophisticated financial models in Excel to support investment decisions, negotiations, and portfolio management.
  • Monitor and analyze loan budgets and milestones.
  • Conduct detailed credit risk analyses, evaluating borrower reorganization viability, market conditions, and collateral quality to inform underwriting decisions and negotiations.
  • Collaborate with the investment and risk management teams to provide data-driven insights and recommendations.
  • Prepare and present reports to senior management on portfolio performance, risk exposure, and investment opportunities.
  • Stay abreast of market trends and potential impacts on portfolio risk and investment opportunities.
  • Enhance loan origination and monitoring processes.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or a related field is required; advance degrees are highly regarded.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in financial analysis, modeling, and risk assessment in a finance, banking, or private credit environment.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, including experience with building complex financial models.
  • Familiarity with data visualization is valued.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate complex financial information to non-finance stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.
  • Valued traits include flexibility, humility, a growth mindset, and a good sense of humor.