Funding Analyst, Banking and Financial Services (12 months Fixed Term Contract)

Macquarie Group
Sydney, Australia
Mar 25, 2023
Apr 08, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Immerse yourself in a fast-paced role and collaborate with stakeholders within the group and across the broader capital markets industry.

Banking & Financial Services (BFS) Treasury is a function within the Banking Product Division of Banking & Financial Services Group. The Treasury team works in collaboration with the Product, Prudential, Credit, Technology and Communications teams to optimise business opportunities within clearly understood and acceptable risk parameters. The Treasury team also maintains close working ties with Macquarie's central Risk Management Group and Financial Management Group.""Within the Treasury team are the Funding, Liquidity and Interest Rate Risk Management, Capital, Provisioning & Risk Modelling disciplines.

This role is within the Funding team, which is responsible for ensuring BFS has wholesale funding in place to support the growth of BFS' businesses, managing BFS' funding programs, namely PUMA (RMBS), SMART (ABS) and Covered Bonds. Macquarie has been a leading participant in the securitisation funding markets in Australia since 1993.

As a Funding Analyst, you will play a key role supporting the Funding team's participation in securitisation funding and capital markets activities, as well as helping with any other ad-hoc projects within the broader Treasury team. You will play an active role in maintaining BFS' transaction management capabilities, and will be responsible for:
  • Daily/monthly transaction management tasks including:
    • Daily reporting and task administration
    • Calculating monthly distributions for PUMA, SMART, Covered Bonds and other transactions
    • Preparing and distributing RBA reporting for PUMA and SMART
    • Preparing and distributing data and reporting to investors, rating agencies, and other external parties
    • Calculating and updating swaps in trading systems
    • Transactions analysis to ensure compliance with pool parameters, eligibility criteria and covenants
    • Selecting loans that meet eligibility criteria for new loan sales into transactions
    • Managing funding and instructing cash movements
    • On-going monitoring of exposures, triggers and compliance
    • Completing data validation and testing resulting from system changes
  • Stakeholder management:
    • Liaising with external banks, rating agencies, trustees and other external stakeholders as part of BFS' transaction management functions and maintaining our PUMA, SMART and Covered Bonds programs
    • Supporting queries/requests from external stakeholders (e.g. funders, investors, trustees, regulators) and internal stakeholders (e.g. finance, compliance and operations teams).
To be successful in this role, you will have a keen interest in, and general knowledge of funding and capital markets. Experience of securitisation and/or transaction management will be highly regarded but not essential.

You will also bring to the team and the role:
  • Excellent analytical numerical reasoning and financial modelling skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • An innovative and creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work on multiple assignments concurrently
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with the wider Treasury team
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment
  • Inquisitive, curious and data centric mindset
  • A flexible and pro-active approach
If you enjoy a fast-paced environment and are looking to join a high-performing and supportive team, then apply today.

About"Banking and Financial Services

Banking and Financial Services is Macquarie's retail banking and financial services business, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle finance products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers and business clients."

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