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Analyst - Investor Relations

Position Description

Position Title:            Analyst – Investor Relations

Direct Reports:          None

Reports To:                Head of Investor Relations

Tenure:                       Ongoing, Full-time

Salary:                        $99,370 to $124,213 per annum plus 15.4% superannuation

Contact Officer:         Ian Clunies-Ross on 0434 664 923

Applications Close:   9:00 am Monday 10 January 2022

Security Level:           Baseline

 

Qualifications:                  

Economics, finance, applied mathematics, commerce or related degree is essential. Progression towards postgraduate finance studies (e.g. Chartered Financial Analyst) would be highly regarded.

Experience                   

Experience in a professional financial services working environment with some exposure to investors is expected. Understanding of programming using R, VBA or Python would be viewed favourably.

Other qualities

  • High level of professional presentation.
  • Knowledge of Australian and international financial markets.

 

Role Overview

The Investor Relations group is the main point of contact for AOFM with investors in Australian Government Securities (AGS). It maintains ongoing engagement with banks that act as intermediaries in the AGS market, together with investors within Australia and across the world. Effective communication of relevant market information, Australian economic matters, and AGS products will require placing these in the context of global financial markets. This is achieved by group staff conducting market research and analysis, highlighting qualitative and quantitative insights. As work in this group is liaison-focused, it requires good relationship management skills.

The Analyst – Investor Relations will be involved in sourcing, analysing, and updating information used for presentations and other engagements with AGS investors and external stakeholders. This will require a solid knowledge and understanding of the AOFM’s debt products, financial markets, budget processes, and economic matters. The incumbent will conduct routine contact with investors through reports and programmatic updates. The Analyst will also support colleagues in client meetings and develop personal networks relevant to AOFM’s business.

Analysts are responsible for determining their work priorities subject to guidance by their manager and for monitoring workflow in their areas of responsibility.

 

Key Activities

The work of the Analyst – Investor Relations will vary depending on group priorities and project deliverables.  It is expected that key activities may include:

  • Maintain a current understanding of AGS products and the associated market dynamics.
  • Monitor domestic and international developments in financial markets.
  • Prepare reports that enhance the AOFM’s market reputation and that address investor information needs.
  • Work with the other Group members and the Communications Manager to support corporate objectives.
  • Organise meetings with AGS investors and intermediaries; providing secretariat support as required.
  • Establish and maintain relevant networks with market participants.
  • Update databases of market intelligence and economic indicators relevant to Group activities.
  • Liaise with other areas of AOFM and represent Investor Relations on internal committees as required.
  • Other duties as directed.

Behavioural Attributes:

Behavioural attributes are used to assess how you accomplish your outputs.  In achieving results, graduates will show excellence in:

  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Judgment and Problem Solving
  • Leadership and Initiative
  • Output Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Self-Development
  • Developing Others

How to Apply

It is in your interest to assess your knowledge, skills and experience against the criteria below. The selection panel will assess your ability to meet these criteria along with the core Behavioural Attributes listed in the Position Description. Should referees be contacted, they will also use these criteria when reporting on your suitability for this position.

Note: This is a security assessed position.

Selection Criteria

  1.   Ability to communicate technical information to a wide audience, verbally and in writing.
  2.   Skills in liaison and representation.
  3.   Understanding of sell-side dynamics and financial markets.
  4.   Ability to work in a small team and manage workload.
  5.   Ability to research relevant market information (e.g. fixed interest, sovereign debt, Australian and global economy).
  6.   Quality of educational qualifications and professional experience relevant to the position.

Investor Relations - Position Description and Selection Criteria

Submit your application

Please email your application to recruitment@aofm.gov.au containing: 

  • Your resume
  • Your statement of claims against the Selection Criteria

Applications close: Monday, 10 January 2022 at 9:00am AEDT.