Funding Operations Analyst

Prodigy Finance Limited

Prodigy Finance is a platform that delivers socially responsible financial services, making it possible for students from more than 150 countries to fulfil their dream of studying at the world’s top universities and schools by financing their international postgraduate studies whilst delivering competitive financial and social returns to alumni, institutional and private investors.

Job description:
What will you do in the role?

Joining our Funding Planning and Analysis team, your work will involve managing our listed bond programme and assisting with the running of our bank warehouse facility operational activities.

You will be responsible for timely and accurate reporting to our bond investors and also preparing reporting for our structured credit facilities where required.

You will be responsible for conducting analysis as per lender requests from bond investors as well as for structured credit facility investors where required.

You will work with all parts of the business, gathering data and performing key analysis on our bonds and pipeline of loans. You will also interact with our bond investors on new bond issuances and queries.

You will be responsible for drawing down funds on a weekly basis from our lenders to disburse to students, where required.

There is a lot of depth to this role and exposure to capital markets and funding planning.

What are some of the roles and responsibilities of this role?
Manage the listed bond programme as a whole, including monthly and quarterly bond processes (reporting, coupons), ensuring coupon calculations and transfers are accurate and that all reporting is sent timeously to investors and the paying agent
Assist with monthly reporting (including regulatory EU/UK) and payment waterfall calculations across warehouse facilities and public asset-backed securitisation(s) timeously
Assist with ad-hoc queries from facilities’ parties/stakeholders
Assist with weekly and monthly funding drawdowns from the warehouse facilities
Assist with operational processes associated with the facility documents (loan modifications, loan sales)
Ensure lender requests are addressed promptly and comprehensively
Ensure audit requests are addressed promptly and comprehensively

What would the ideal candidate be great at?
Outstanding analytical thinking capability, both quantitative and qualitative; able to learn new concepts and business issues quickly
Highly organised, with the ability to multi-task, schedule, and manage projects; can correctly prioritise multiple issues and opportunities and process large amounts of data from disparate sources.
Strong attention to detail; logical, systematic, relentless focus on 100% accuracy; a strong desire for errorless and perfectly presented work product
Problem-solving aptitude: able to conduct research to define problems and prepare responses to anticipated questions and queries, make logical conclusions, anticipate obstacles, and consider different approaches during the decision-making process
Ability to work autonomously without micro-management and clear direction in a rapidly changing and often ambiguous environment; possess the self-motivation and inner drive to set and deliver against tight deadlines, bringing a “results-focused” approach
Startup DNA: Resilient, gets things done, 80/20, carpe diem, adaptable to change, huge capacity for hard work in a relentlessly fast-paced environment
Qualifications and experience
2 – 5 years of financial services back/middle office experience, ideally from a leading investment bank or asset manager
Possess a relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification (finance, statistics, mathematics, accounting or economics)
Strong data analytical skills in MS Excel
Bright, motivated, energetic, independent, organised, creative, resilient, accurate, ethical
Great communicator, people person, professional presenter, brand ambassador
Must be adaptable to change and the fast pace of a dynamic Fintech company
Job Type:Full time

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