Senior Structuring & Analytics - Investments

    • Nelnet
  • Posted 37 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago

Overview

Remote
Full Time

Skills

Professional services
Higher education
Financial services
Asset management
Data Analysis
Cash flow
Decision-making
Capital market
Performance analysis
SQL
Fixed income
Life insurance
Analytics
Investments
Payments
Energy
NFS
ARM
Modeling
Finance
Creativity
Data
Leadership
Analytical skill
Microsoft Excel
Reporting
Forecasting
Management
Proxies
AS/400 Control Language
Securitization
Financing
Warehouse
Mentorship
Control flow analysis
MBA
Intex
Economics
Banking
Communication
Organized
Multitasking
Adaptability
FSA
Insurance
Military
Law
Recruiting

Job Details

Nelnet is a diversified and innovative company committed to enriching lives through the power of service as a student loan servicer, professional services company, consumer loan originator and servicer, payments processor, renewable energy solutions, and K-12 and higher education expert. For over 40 years, Nelnet has been serving its customers, associates, and communities.

The perks of working at Nelnet go beyond our benefits package. When you join the Nelnet team, you're part of a community invested in the success of each individual. That support comes through in our work, as we are united by our mission of creating opportunities for people where they live, learn, and work.

Nelnet Financial Services ("NFS", the asset management arm of Nelnet) is seeking a Senior Structuring & Analytics associate to be a key member of a growing investment team. This crucial role will have ownership of the modeling and analytics related to financial investments and offer a respected investment perspective. Strengths will include cerebral, creative thinking, trust/reliability, and comfort/expertise in data analysis.

In this role, you will bring expertise, sophistication, curiosity, and rigor in analysis and cash flow modeling, in a manner that elevates and leverages the capability of the broader NFS team and supports disciplined, data-driven decision-making. Creativity and a solid understanding of asset cash flow and liability modeling are imperative. You will be comfortable with daily activities and opportunities that can change by the day and require an ability to prioritize. Investments can include, forward flow, discreet pool purchases, new asset origination, joint ventures, unitranche or mezzanine ABL or non-recourse loans, corporate-level cash flows, and other structured cash-flow investments.

Success in this role also includes a team-based approach focused on driving long-term resilient returns across various investments and structures. While serving as the lead subject matter expert, you will help to empower the team and drive localized expertise and analytical understandings across the organization. You will also excel in using technical expertise to establish insights and views on asset performance and risks.

The role will contribute to optimizing the reporting and analysis of the investment portfolios at Nelnet and Nelnet Bank in a manner that drives a trusted and important feedback loop to help inform investment decision-making.

The positions plays a key role for NFS and in advising Nelnet Bank for investments and supporting Nelnet in its capital markets activities including:
Performance forecasting / asset cash-flow and liability modeling
Data tape and historical performance analysis and synthesizing.
Developing informed opinions - grounded in data and evaluating representativeness - for key assumptions.
In the absence of (or in addition to) direct historical data, evaluating proxy or other informative performance information.
Stressing cash-flows and any liability structures to help with a view on potential outcome / economic impacts /resiliency relative to comfort levels.
Helping assess new asset origination expectations and understanding performance and drivers.
Structuring potential mezzanine, Cl B, unitranche, certificates or senior securitized or ABL solutions for investment.
Helping with the structuring of a new securitization issuance as an issuer of ABS for financing collateral.
Helping identify data insights in collateral performance and communicate insights
Helping to assess bank warehouse / financing triggers for leverage strategies
Provides technical guidance and mentoring to other team members to help scale and empower.
Helping evaluate asset / investment performance and considering relative to expectations.
Proactively provide strategic insights to offer ideas for improving approaches to analytics, modeling or portfolio oversight.
Work with / manage others working on data-oriented reporting solutions.
Collaborates with the other core Nelnet product teams.

Required Experience:

5+ years of relevant experience in structured finance and capital markets
5+ years experience with cash-flow modeling
Experience working with rating agencies
Technical software experience preferred.

Education:

4-year degree in business, finance, or related field or equivalent demonstrable experience.
CFA Charter and/or MBA preferred; progress towards beneficial.

Skills:

Technical skills: Excel, Intex, database, SQL, etc.
Investment decision making
Fixed income and capital markets
Structured finance/securitization
Familiarity with ABS structuring and rating agency process
Understand core economics of banking and financial services
Team player
Collaborative
Strategic
Analytical
strong written and oral communication skills
Strong management skills
organized
good at multitasking
adaptable
quick to learn and work independently

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK .

Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance.

Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Corporate Recruiting at or .

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.