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Treasury Analyst at Athena

in Sydney, NSW

Job description

Athena is fintech start-up with a bold plan to shake up the home loan industry. Macquarie Bank, Square Peg Capital. AirTree Ventures and Apex Capital are all behind us because we're changing the game for both our consumer and business customers as well as investors. Everyone wins. We have just launch to the public and are expanding our Treasury team with the addition of a full time Treasury Analyst in our Sydney office. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate to actively participate in, and develop skills in, structured finance, financial markets and mortgage markets through working with an experienced team in a dynamic business.


The Treasury Team Within Athena Is Responsible For

  • Management of Liquidity Risk & Financial Market Risk.
  • Developing and executing on the business’s mortgage funding strategy; including
    • establishing funding capabilities, transactions and programmes;
    • across conventional capital market securitisation frameworks and alternative funding options designed to diversify liquidity and price risk.
    • developing and maintaining capital markets / banking / ratings relationships
    • developing, implementing and managing operational capabilities and processes to support the funding programme
  • Developing and executing on financial market risk requirements (hedging)
  • Maintain & share ongoing financial & capital markets knowledge; including determining impacts on Athena
  • Contributing towards product development and operational process to ensure alignment across the business
  • Developing investor management capabilities (reporting, engagement, fulfilment) designed to attract, service and retain a broad and diverse investor base

The Treasury Analyst will report to the Treasurer and be responsible for a broad range of Treasury tasks including:

  • Execute day to day Treasury tasks such as:
    Reporting internally and to external stakeholders
  • Managing funding transaction / securitisation execution (mortgage pool selection and sale processes)
  • Managing regular cash flow determinations and transfer instructions
  • Using financial models to forecast and analyse performance
  • Data analysis and manipulation using pivot tables, v-lookups, formulas
  • Monitoring compliance within the funding vehicles; including interpreting and referencing back to legal documentation
  • Participating in presentations through preparing material and featuring in the presentations
  • Developing relationships within the financial and capital markets.
  • Maintaining Athena’s store of financial and capital markets knowledge and assist with the sharing and use of market knowledge within Athena
  • Working towards developing the Treasury capabilities (including assisting in implementation of Treasury systems)

The Successful Candidate Will

  • Have experience and tertiary education in financial and capital markets fields.
    Have 2+ years experience in Finance, treasury or Risk
  • Be outcomes focussed and be comfortable executing time sensitive tasks requiring significant levels of detail and compliance.
  • Have a strong appetite to drive innovation and improvement, and keen capability to identify opportunities to develop and implement new processes and frameworks.
  • Be comfortable with making sound decisions both independently and through collaborative & team processes.
  • Be strong numerically, technologically and verbally.
  • Someone who brings positivity, energy and flexibility to help build on our great start-up culture

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