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M&A / Corporate Finance vacancy (Alma Advisors)

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Support in the development of strategy and execution of transactions
  • Identify, screen, and value M&A opportunities
  • Develop and review financial models from front to back
  • Build investor material including IM and pitch decks
  • Conduct comprehensive and in-depth company and industry research
  • Acting as a mentor and role model to Analysts
  • Play a key role supporting origination, opportunity evaluation and deal execution
  • Develop relationships with new and existing clients in order to expand the business
  • Manage live transactions by coordinating with buyers/targets and facilitating due diligence processes

Skills and experience:

  • Master’s degree in or related to finance or professional qualification title (CFA / ACA)
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in investment banking or corporate finance required
  • Strong financial modelling skills including the ability to build valuation models (comparable company analysis, precedent transaction analysis, and discounted cash flow analysis), leveraged buyout models, and accretion/dilution merger models
  • Good understanding of the nuances of transaction procedures and key elements of deal negotiation, including legal and other documentation
  • Experience with Bloomberg, FactSet, Thomson, Capital IQ or other similar data sources
  • Strong quantitative/analytical skills
  • Strategic and creative thinking; distinguished written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to organize and track overlapping tasks and assignments
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in TMT industry preferred
  • Fluent in Greek and English is a must; working knowledge of other European languages preferred
 
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Financial Products Analyst – XM – FPA1121

The position:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Financial Products Analyst to join our growing team. The purpose of the role is to analyse the offering of new financial products and maintain the competitiveness of our products at the highest level. The role will also provide opportunities to develop technical and analytical skills. We need a great team player with high attention to detail who is results-oriented.

The main responsibilities of the position include:

• Perform competitive analysis on all products and highlight potential improvements

• Produce high quality reports at regular intervals for new financial products

• Keep up to date with market information and monitor trends across all instruments with an

emphasis on news announcements, earnings releases, and corporate actions

• Ensure that clients have access to up-to-date market and pricing information

• Monitor competitiveness of spreads on a daily basis

• Monitor and maintain the costs related to tradable instruments (swaps, commissions, spreads

etc.) in line with market standards

• Monitor the performance of all trading systems and platforms

• Cooperate closely and effectively with other departments as necessary

• Obtain pricing from liquidity providers

Main requirements:

• BSc/MSc in Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, or any other relevant degree

• Experience in a similar position is considered an advantage

• CFA qualification or studying towards CFA is also considered an advantage

• Working knowledge of different trading platforms (MT4, MT5) is also considered an advantage

• Good knowledge of financial markets with emphasis on forex, equities, and futures

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to work under pressure

• Excellent numerical and analytical skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

• Excellent knowledge of MS Excel

Enjoy:

• Attractive remuneration package plus performance related reward

• Private health insurance

• Corporate pension fund

• Intellectually stimulating work environment

• Continuous personal development and international training opportunities

 

Type of employment: Full time

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus

Please visit our website www.xm.com/careers to submit your online application for this position.

All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality!

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Associate Analyst 3 – Financial Institutions Group – Limassol – 22073BR

Moody’s (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. With over 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Moody’s combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at moodys.com.

Moody’s Investors Service is among the world’s most respected and widely utilized sources for credit ratings and research. Our opinions and analysis on a broad range of credit obligors and obligations are valued around the world for their insight and rigor. At MIS, our workplace culture supports our mission to be the Agency of Choice for our customers, employees and future employees. Our Culture focuses on Excellence and embodies behavioral qualities such as Integrity, Responsiveness, Collaboration, Respect and Passion. Our people are our core asset and we look beyond outcomes to ensure that behaviors and interactions matter.
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Department

The EMEA Financial Institutions team provides ratings on investment grade and speculative grade financial institutions based in Europe. The Ratings & Research Support department is responsible for producing analytical inputs in support of Moody’s Ratings and Research (R&R) function.
In addition, this department will provide support for surveillance requirements and partner with R&R to provide the necessary support for issuer and investor interactions

Job Description

The Role
The Associate Analyst 3 (AA3) will conduct comprehensive analysis on a portfolio of ratings/credits, predominantly banks and other financial institutions based in EMEA. The AA3 will perform holistic evaluations of credit risk by integrating credit inputs prepared by others, including Financial Data Analysts (FDAs), RRS Associates and external parties.

The role requires a solid accounting background with strong focus in financial analysis. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate their ability to work effectively in a team environment. The ideal candidate for this role will possess strong organizational skills, demonstrate attention to detail, and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.

The AA3 role provides a unique opportunity to foster skills that are valuable to any future career in the financial services industry. This will be an internally facing role, reporting into the Associate Analyst Team Manager (AATM).

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete Credit Estimates used to assess elements of credit risk in certain rated transactions.
  • Performs day-to-day credit analysis. Examples of analytical work produced include:
  • Reviewing financial spreadsheets and charts prepared by others, analyzing data and financial statements, building and updating financial forecasts, and writing analytical commentary in accordance with Moody’s methodologies.
  • Assisting with proprietary models and new financial projections as applicable, identifying trends in data, and applying analytical skills and judgment to form well-reasoned credit conclusions.
  • Develops strong working knowledge of Moody’s methodologies and credit rating best practices, applying these with guidance from Lead Analysts.
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand and identify key factors that affect issuer credit ratings.
  • Interprets and analyzes financial data and other credit inputs provided by others e.g. FDAs and RRS Associates.
  • Demonstrates sound understanding and judgment in applying Moody’s processes, documentation standards and best practices, adhering to all laws and policies.
  • Provides clear, concise and constructive guidance in the delegation of work to Associates (if applicable), actively managing workload pipeline in order to provide sufficient time for completion. Seeks AATM guidance where needed to determine how to allocate work.
  • Provides feedback to AATM on the quality and accuracy of work produced by Associates, along with providing constructive and proactive feedback to Associates and FDAs.

Qualifications

  • Minimum graduate/second level degree (Masters, MBA or equivalent qualifications) preferred.
  • Some relevant experience
  • Accounting background with strong focus in financial analysis (e.g., through coursework, CFA or equivalent, or relevant work experience).
  • Demonstrates good understanding of Banking financial statements and accounting.
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Solid verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and prioritize tasks accordingly.
  • Fluency in English is essential and a second European language is desirable.
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. Candidates for Moody’s Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

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MFO Asset Management Ltd – Risk Officer

MFO Asset Management Ltd operating in Nicosia, Cyprus is seeking to recruit a Risk Officer.

The Company: The Company is an AIFM and UCITS Management Company, also authorized to
offer Portfolio Management and Investment Advice services to individual clients.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Head of Risk Management, the successful candidate will be
a member of the Risk Management Team and will have responsibility for the risk management
activities of the Company. This includes:

  • Preparation of regulatory reports to CySEC and CBC.
  • Identify, manage, and report risks arising from investments carried out on behalf of
    the UCITS/AIFs/RAIFs managed by the company. This includes but not limited to the
    calculation of market risk, liquidity risk, FX risk, credit risk, counterparty risk,
    operational risk.
  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance with the acceptable level of risk for the services
    of portfolio management and investment advice.
  • Provide assistance with the maintaining and updating of the risk management policies
    and procedures of the Company, in order to be in line with regulatory requirements.
  • Contribute to the drafting of periodic and annual risk management reports to Senior
    Management/BoD/clients.
  • Monitoring risks at the Company level (capital adequacy risk, operational risk etc.)
  • Other relevant or internal administration duties depending on the needs of the firm.

Requirements: Successful candidates must fulfil the below requirements:

  • University Degree in Mathematics, Finance, Risk Management or other related field.
  • Holder of CySEC advanced certification.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg Terminal will be considered an advantage.
  • Holder of a professional qualification such as CFA, FRM will be considered an
    advantage.
  • Experience in a similar position or in a related function in the financial services
    industry for a minimum of 2 years.
  • In depth knowledge of the financial services industry and practices.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Greek and English languages, both oral and written.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and teamwork attitude.
  • High attention to detail with analytical, problem-solving approach.
  • Highest ethical standards, integrity, and discipline.

Remuneration: An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful
candidate.

Please forward your CV to cchristou@mfoasset.com.
All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.