30+ days ago
Who is our client?
Based in the DFW Metroplex, our client is a specialized Registered Investment Advisor and Asset Management firm that uses applied analytics and intelligence to unlock the full potential of the multi-trillion-dollar residential mortgage market. Their Data & Analytics team discovers innovative ways to unlock the power of big data and apply actionable insights towards the purchase, sale, and asset management of multi-million/billion dollar seasoned whole loan pools. They build automated decisioning tools using artificial intelligence and machine learning applications that influence the core of their business - from their complex pricing models that predict long-term and short-term loan and housing market performance to their robust decision tree application to their niche legal application.
They’re a dynamic, diverse and agile team that genuinely values mutual respect, learning, innovation, and results.
What is expected of you?
As a Junior Financial Analyst, you will help in exploring and examining data from disparate sources with the goal of discovering patterns and insights that can address business problems and financial risk. You will assist with analyzing economic and business level data to produce insights utilizing analytics tools and programming languages. These insights will help the buy-side analytics team to price assets appropriately and help produce the best execution on trades. You will communicate with management, internal business units as well as investors by providing insightful reports and meaningful analyses and have the ability to explain the reports to said stakeholders.
What will you do?
Utilize internal tools to standardize bid tape data and efficiently convert into use in proprietary models.
Track bids and trades over time and provide reporting to management on bid volumes and progress.
Create bid reports and outputs related to modeling and bid data to assist in pricing deals.
Extract and analyze data from multiple sources to build complex customized data solutions.
Build and maintain reports with extensive use of SQL programming (Python is a plus) and Microsoft Excel.
Translate data into meaningful reporting through visualization tools such as Power BI.
Verify all data, reports, for accuracy and completeness prior to providing them to the end user.
What must you have?
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Data and Analytics, or equivalent work experience – 2+ Years (Mortgage and/or Real-Estate is highly desired)
Working knowledge of databases, structured and unstructured data.
SQL Programming skills are required, and familiarity Python is highly preferred.
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including its full array of formulas, pivot tables, graphs, etc. (VBA knowledge is a plus).
Quantitative skills and problem-solving capabilities.
Ability to learn and comprehend the mortgage acquisition process, mortgage servicing and secondary markets through on-the-job training.
Do you possess these additional attributes and skills?
Experience with visualization tools such as Power BI.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a "get-the-job done" attitude – going beyond the minimum requested ask.
Willingness to learn and teach oneself new skills when necessary – “think outside the box”.
Hardworking problem solver with a results-oriented mindset.
A team player with the willingness to work within our existing processes while also exploring more effective and efficient ways to operate.
Flexible working style with the ability to work independently or as a team member and the desire to work in a changing environment.
Self-starter with ability to manage multiple tasks/responsibilities simultaneously.
Professional with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with clients and peers in a respectful manner.
What does our client provide you?
Our client values their employees’ time and efforts. Their commitment to your success is enhanced by:
Flexible paid time off.
Medical, dental, vision, short-term, long-term, life and accident insurance.
401k retirement savings plan with employer match.
Gym membership (if you use it).
Reduction in insurance premiums through wellness plan.
Flexible work schedules
Our client is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
2,500 to 4,999 employees
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