Investment Operations Senior Analyst - Collateralized Loan Obligations

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Date Posted: May 19, 2023

Location(s): Whippany, NJ, US, 7981

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Whippany

Alternate Job Location: Not Applicable : Not Applicable

Work Arrangement: Hybrid


Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with over $651 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. The enterprise has more than 900 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise across public and private fixed income and private assets, including real estate.  Visit us at to learn more.


MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is seeking to hire a CLO Operations Senior Analyst in Whippany, NJ to join an experienced team supporting our growing platform. The analysts partner closely with the investment team to effectively manage growing CLO business, separately managed accounts, and general account mandates. We are looking for a highly motivated, independent, detail-oriented individual who wants to broaden their knowledge and challenge themselves in a fast-paced, collaborative working environment.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Work closely with the Portfolio Managers to capture trade activity to and from various processing applications systems; Oversee the process as it relates to the warehouse facilities.
  • Assist with waterfall calculations and related compliance needs.
  • Process and maintain cash activity to ensure settled/traded positions.
  • Coordinate with the settlement team on primary & secondary trades; Work closely with our Admins and Trustees to ensure all trade events and cash movements are captured correctly and properly reconciled.
  • Ensure all compliance reporting is complete and accurate.
  • Maintain various tools and applications used to track the various facets of the business.
  • Perform ad-hoc requests for portfolio managers and trading desk, providing guidance as needed.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 2-4 years of experience in Loan Operations
  • Previous experience with CLOs
  • Loan closing and WSO/ClearPar experience is required
  • A self-starter with the ability to operate across numerous workstreams concurrently and manage the expectations of the various stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • A team player that proactively looks to add value and step-in wherever help is needed


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in finance or similar field


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At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.



MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine’s 2021 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”      


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.


MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.