Associate - Private Debt Risk

StepStone, Dublin

Solutions that span Private Markets

StepStone is a rapidly growing Global Private Markets firm who provides customized investment and advisory solutions to some of the most sophisticated investors in the world. With $548 billion of total capital allocations, including $127 billion in AUM, we are highly diversified in the private markets across the globe and provide creative solutions to solve for the objectives of any investment program.  With a culture built on entrepreneurialism, partnership and being a team within teams, our firm offers joiners the opportunity to think out loud, collaboratively.

Position Overview

The Senior analyst will be an addition to a small team, which is responsible for implementing the risk management framework, investment guidelines and restriction checks, fx hedging, liquidity management, leverage facilities, performance fee oversight and trade execution. The Senior analyst will be involved in a broad range of tasks and will support the team in all aspects of its remit. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong communication skills, be able to meet deadlines and prioritise the workload. You must be a hardworking self-starter capable of demonstrating commitment and attention to detail. In this position, you will closely collaborate with other members of the private debt, legal, reporting and operations teams.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepare and assist with requirements of bank financing
  • Oversee FX hedging of investment portfolios
  • Prepare monthly investment controlling/guidelines reports
  • Prepare monthly leverage reports and quarterly stress test reports for all AIF’s
  • Ensure pre-trade compliance for loan investments
  • Assist to prepare quarterly board packs and organise the monthly Investment Committee and Risk Committee meetings
  • Analyse and process business data to address ad-hoc requests
  • Maintain fund specific investment guidelines within proprietary database
  • Constantly identify areas for improvement
  • Ensure consistent documentation of tasks, tools, processes and interfaces
  • Support other people within the team during absences

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor/Master degree from a top-tier college
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Flexibility—StepStone is a dynamic and entrepreneurial organization; all professionals are expected to perform multiple functions
  • Experience with alternative investments is a positive
  • Ability to prioritize activities while working on multiple projections and achieve target deadlines
  • Acute attention to accuracy and detail

Other Attributes:

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule
  • Promote and demonstrate a positive, team‐oriented attitude
  • Dynamic, smart, hard-working and a self-starter
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Commitment to learning

Employee Benefits:

  •  Competitive salary, and a discretionary bonus
  •  Private medical insurance
  •  Death in service and income protection benefit
  •  Company pension scheme matched contribution
  •  25 days holidays per annum
  • Professional development support

About us

Working out of 23 offices in 14 countries, StepStone has a truly global viewpoint.  As people are our biggest asset, we offer resources to help our employees reach their full potential.  Our principles are based on integrity, transparency, respect and creativity, which together define how we do business.  

Join us

When you choose to work at StepStone, you'll find a group of professionals who are passionate about anticipating changes, solving problems and working together to make it all happen. Our integrated global team shares insights into how managers think and operate, as well as how they might perform.  

Disclaimer / Policy Statements

At StepStone, diversity, equity and inclusion are an integral part of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees and allows them to be heard, regardless of title or tenure.  

Developing People at StepStone

Your employment will also be subject to various firm policies and guidelines, including return to workplace guidelines for your office (which require, where legally permitted, all U.S. employees to have their vaccinations against COVID-19 up to date in order to enter one of our offices or attend a firm-sponsored event).


About StepStone

StepStone is a global private markets firm providing customized investment and advisroy solutions to some of the most sophisticated investors in the world. With more than $230 billion of total capital allocations, including over $35 billion in assets under management, we cover the spectrum of opportunities in private markets across the globe. We prudently integrate fund investments, secondaries and co-investments across private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt to create solutions that are customized according to the objectives of any private markets investment program.


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