Counterparty Risk Associate

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 50041 

Location: Los Angeles, CA 

Other location(s): Los Angeles (CA); Irvine (CA); Long Beach (CA); Los Angeles West (CA); New York (NY); San Francisco (CA); Washington D.C. (DC) 

Relocation benefits offered: No 

Travel required: None 


“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones


COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from-home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.


You develop an in-depth knowledge in the counterparty space and helps drive the business forward.  Provides guidance and solutions to refine the counterparty risk group process for all types of counterparties.  Helps set the tone within the group by consistently modelling and supporting Capital’s core values. Leads and/or participates in high visibility counterparty projects with broad business impacts.  Develops leadership skills to enable a high degree of influence to shape new business processes related to all types of counterparties.  Utilizes skills to engage with external market participants as an advocate in the counterparty field.




  • Analyzes counterparty risk for all types of counterparties and helps the team assess new and reaffirmations of approximately 600 counterparties.
  • Learns to assess all types of counterparties including trading, securities-lending or sponsor/AF (ETF related).
  • Shall be the subject matter expert on counterparty risk and leads CG’s response in audit, regulatory and RFP requests.
  • Responsible for maintaining the data in the counterparty system and acting as the business owner /SME for the system.
  • Works closely with the product and engineering team to prioritize and rollout system enhancements.
  • Primary point of contact for counterparty related queries from other CG teams and supports several internal teams primarily trading, legal and trade operations.
  • Develops an understanding of settlement risk pertaining to local markets and assets classes in order to accurately analyze counterparty risk.
  • Manages a list of approved counterparties, sets priorities, meets deadlines and works independently within established guidelines.
  • Develops basic financial statement/ratio analysis knowledge 
  • Develops an understanding of the process to monitor relevant counterparty developments (i.e., ratings, disciplinary actions, market news, etc.).
  •  Stays abreast of industry developments, market best practices and drives change as a thought leader for the benefit of CG, its clients, and the industry.


“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.


“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 


At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

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