Financial Analyst

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BNY Mellon
  • 27 Sep 16

Financial Analyst

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

As one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, BNY Mellon Investment Management combines agility, insight and scale to create and deliver strategies and solutions to address our clients' needs. Encompassing BNY Mellon's investment management firms, wealth management organization and global distribution teams, we draw on deep expertise to collaborate with clients and tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific needs. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our network of global professionals who have a deep understanding of local requirements. With our extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals.

Company Description: Alcentra is a global asset management firm owned by BNY Mellon and has become one of the leading sub-investment grade debt managers over the past decade, having spun out of Barclays Capital Asset Management in 2002. Headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Boston and a local presence in Singapore, the firm employs 92 people, including 48 investment professionals, who work in a culture where integrity, high intellect, collaboration and the pursuit of excellence characterize the team. The investment track record dates back to 1998 with strategies that include senior loans, high yield bonds, stressed/distressed debt, direct lending and mezzanine capital, as well as structured credit. The firm manages approximately $22 billion of capital for global investors, including institutions, family offices and high net worth individuals. Please visit our website at for more information. Alcentra Capital Corporation is a newly formed Business Development Company that launched publicly on May 8, 2014. Alcentra Capital provides customized debt and equity financing solutions to lower middle-market companies, which we define as companies having annual earnings of between $10 million and $100 million. Please visit our website at for more information. Position Summary:  The Financial Analyst will primarily assist the Chief Accounting Officer in all financial aspects (preparation and review of the quarterly 10-Qs, the annual 10-K, select and engage outside consultants, analysis of financial results, analysis of various business initiatives, oversee cash management, implement and maintain appropriate internal controls and financial procedures, coordinate audits and tax filings, ensure legal and regulatory compliance, manage investor relations, and other accounting issues as they arise).  This will be 75% of the analyst role.  The remaining 25% will be spent with both senior analysts with modeling, performance monitoring and analysis and reporting for various portfolio companies.  As the role is with both the deal team and finance group, this individual will have the unique ability to be involved in all aspects of the investment process and financial reporting process.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Solid quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, attention to detail, strong excel skills (modeling a bonus) , word and powerpoint skills;
  • Strong understanding of financial statements and accounting;
  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral);
  • Proven interpersonal skills with ability to work with a fair degree of autonomy and demonstrate initiative and a sense of personal accountability, but remain a team player and enjoy contributing in a cooperative and entrepreneurial environment;  ability to work well in a small, collaborative team;
  • 4 years public accounting experience/2 years public accounting experience and 2 years private equity experience
  • Experience with public corporations (filing, requirements, etc)
  • Unimpeachable integrity and an uncompromised reputation.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 32970
Job: Asset Management
Organization: Alcentra Group-HR13364
Requisition Number: 1611184