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Head of Funding

Full Time, Permanent — Sydney, NSW

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Head of Funding

What you'll do

  • Establish an Asset & Liability Committee (ALCO) to oversee the effective management of Brighte’s balance sheet within the risk appetite set by the Board
  • Prepare ALCO reports and insights against risk tolerances, covenants and scenario analysis
  • On a day to day basis, management of assets and liabilities on a forward-looking basis to ensure sufficient liquidity and funding capacity · Put in place interest rate swaps to ensure the value at risk is maintained within tolerances
  • Maintain and strengthen existing funding facilities across maturities
  • Have responsibility for Treasury functions via the Asset & Liability Committee, including: Cash forecasting and liquidity management, Funding strategy and Asset Liability Management, ABS and warehouse transaction planning and execution
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with institutional investors to manage new investor pipeline or to develop new loan funding programs
  • Work with product and engineering teams to design and launch funding of new products.
  • Work closely with Product, Credit & Finance to support product pricing decisions, commercial expectations, and assist in the design of new lending products
  • Work closely with Technology & Finance to ensure the loan management & funding system is optimised in accordance with debt facility requirements
  • Working closely with Finance to ensure hedges are correctly measured and recorded
  • Provide input into the annual budget process and ongoing forecasting
  • Working closely with Credit and Portfolio Risk to regularly monitor and discuss changes to credit policy and parameters
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with critical third parties such as rating agencies, trustees, external legal counsel.
  • Challenge senior management on all aspects of short term and long-term risk as required
  • Who you are

  • At least 10 years’ experience in a senior financial service treasury role or closely aligned function (e.g., law firm, rating agency, trustee company) and ABS/RMBS transaction experience.
  • A Tertiary Degree/Post-Grad qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Be self-motivated, driven, highly organised and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent in analytical thinking, attention to detail and ability to drive results in individuals/teams.
  • Experience from similar roles at Non-Bank Financial Institutions, Institutional Banking or from the treasury team of a large corporate.
  • A deep understanding of Market Risk is preferred.
  • Direct experience in Financial Institutions or Debt Markets products (including Securitisation) will be valued.
  • Awareness of regulatory environment including Basel III and APRA requirements is desirable.
  • Why Brighte

  • Employee Share Options. We want to build a successful company which means sharing the potential upside together.
  • Flexible working. It's all about balance so feel free to work from home when you need to.
  • Generous Parental Leave Policy. We couldn't get where we are today without our families.
  • Diversity and Inclusion. Winning Best Workplace Diversity award at the 2020 Finnies.
  • Employee Assistance Program. For confidential financial, work, relationship, or wellbeing support. 
  • Recognition and Reward Brighte Stars program. We drive a culture of recognition and celebration by shining a light on our accomplishments and everyday victories.
  • Nutritious food. A well-stocked pantry including free breakfast, daily fresh fruit, espresso coffee, yoghurt, Tim Tams and many more snacks to make work feel a little more like home. We've also got kombucha, beer, and wine on tap.
  • End-of-Trip Facilities. Cycle in to work, lock up your wheels, and have a shower in our end of trip facilities with towel service and hair dryers.
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