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Posted on 25 Apr, 2024

Leveraged Finance - Risk Manager

Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager. We seek to deliver compelling returns for institutional and individual investors by strengthening the companies in which we invest. Our more than $1 trillion in assets under management include global investment strategies focused on real estate, private equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, credit, real assets, secondaries and hedge funds. Further information is available at

Role: VP, BXCI Middle Office
Location: London

Blackstone is seeking a highly skilled and experienced manager with leveraged finance expertise to join their organization and oversee middle office and risk management activities within the Credit asset class. The successful candidate will be responsible for oversight of the leverage facility management process, assessing, monitoring, and mitigating risks associated with credit assets, as well as working on strategic initiatives to support business performance and streamlining processes. This role requires a strong understanding of leverage finance, risk management and business operations within the credit asset class, also experience in liquidity management.

What they are looking for: Their people are their our most valuable asset. Each are highly skilled problem solvers who believe challenges represent opportunities. Together with the firm’s entrepreneurial spirit, their unique passions and backgrounds contribute to a diverse, creative and vibrant environment. They are looking to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors.

Desired Experience

In addition to strong analytical and quantitative skills, the successful candidate should have: • 10 plus years’ experience within finance • Extensive experience in leverage facility management, risk management or related roles within the credit asset class. • Strong knowledge of risk management principles, methodologies, and regulatory requirements including risk models and stress testing. • Solid understanding of financial markets, credit products, and credit derivatives. • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. • Strong leadership and team management abilities. • Effective communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. • Detail-oriented with a strong commitment to accuracy and quality. • Strong excel skills required

Key Elements of the Role

• Liquidity management including oversight of the leverage facilities for the funds • Develop and implement risk management frameworks, policies, and procedures specific to the credit asset class (particularly private credit) • Collaborate with internal teams to implement and maintain effective risk management controls, rocesses and reporting systems. • Oversight of the middle office and risk team functions • Foster a collaborative culture within the organization • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including the investment team, legal and finance, to ensure effective risk management and operational practices across the credit asset class


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