Investment Analyst, Risk & Portfolio Construction

  • AustralianSuper
  • 238 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
  • 14/09/2018

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 $140 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, Risk & Portfolio Construction who will be responsible for researching, informing and assisting with risk management, portfolio construction and strategy activities across the Fund’s multi-asset class portfolio. In this role you will undertake comprehensive portfolio analysis across strategies, monitor investment markets, research current, emerging and thematic risks, and make recommendations to key decision-makers.

You will also contribute to the Fund’s One Portfolio investment management approach, by providing insight into how portfolio activities impact the total portfolio. In doing so you will develop an understanding of portfolio construction, strategy and risk in multi-asset class portfolios across equities, fixed income, currency, credit, property, infrastructure, and private equity. And you will contribute to the ongoing development of the Fund’s Investment Risk Framework, including investment risk limits, budgets, methodologies, and approaches.

You’ll need…

To be an analytical thinker with excellent attention to detail and be a clear and effective communicator. You will come from a business, economics or finance related background with experience working within investment management. You will have strong data analysis skills and an informed understanding of investment principles, philosophies, instruments and financial markets.

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!

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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.