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Financial Modeller (JHB/CPT/Remote)

Finance/Admin
Cape Town – Western Cape ~ Johannesburg – Gauteng ~ Remote

ENVIRONMENT:
A fast-growing FinTech company seeks a highly analytical & logical thinking Financial Modeller to join its global team. This role is a unique opportunity to gain excellent experience of structured finance transaction modelling through scripting. You will gain exposure to a wide variety of financial products and model techniques as you work with our client to reverse engineer structured deals to build a library of cashflow models. These models are used to value the performance of structured finance bonds.
 
DUTIES:
  • Work in a distributed team of talented Financial Engineers to model the payment flow of various structured finance transactions (CLO, CMBS etc.) using a proprietary scripting language.
  • Script and test complex finance transactions to make up library of securitization models.
  • Validate models against test data to ensure ongoing accuracy.
  • Analyse legal documents on financial structures to understand the expected behaviour of the cashflows of a deal.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • Minimum Undergraduate Degree in Finance or Maths or Computer Science.
 
Experience/Skills –
  • ±5 Years’ relevant work experience.
  • Keen interest in understanding structured Finance Modelling and transactions.
  • Keen interest in scripting as an initial career path in Structured Finance.
  • Experience in or demonstrable knowledge of a scripting language such as Python.
  • Excellent Excel skills.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Expert analytical and logical thinking capabilities.