Investment Analyst, Quantitative Equities

  • AustralianSuper
  • 238 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
  • 04/07/2018
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

AustralianSuper is for all Australians and businesses; we invest members’ money to help create the best possible retirement outcome. More than 2.2 million members trust us to invest more than $130 billion on their behalf. Our size has given us the ability to leverage significant investment opportunities for long term performance and lower fees that are passed onto our members.

We put members first in everything we do and are committed to the recruitment, development and support of a diverse workforce that share our values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes.

Here’s where you come in…

To support the growth of AustralianSuper we are seeking an Investment Analyst, Quantitative Equities who will be responsible for developing and maintaining internally managed quantitative strategies for our investments portfolios. Reporting to our Portfolio Manager, Systematic Equities this role represents an outstanding opportunity to support our investments teams with their internal and active management capacity, a key strategy in ensuring best outcomes for our members.

In this role, you will support fundamental active teams and external manager teams with quant analysis on risk and factor exposures. You will be responsible for building and maintaining research infrastructure including scripting experiments and archiving intermediate results. You will tasked with ensuring the efficient day-to-day running of quant equity portfolios and data management for our internal active teams and strategy and portfolio construction.

You’ll need…

To have a mathematics, engineering, science, finance or related degree. You will have strong data analysis and programming skills, excellent attention to detail and familiarity with working at the command line. Experience working in quantitative finance in a fund management environment is desirable, yet not mandatory.

If you would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving environment to deliver outstanding results that benefit members, please apply now! Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please note, this role is deemed to be an Access Person role. Disclosure and Personal Trading requirements apply to the successful candidate

Agencies please note: this vacancy is being managed directly by AustralianSuper’s Recruitment team. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require additional support. Thank you.