Senior Associate - Investments

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney New South Wales AU
  • Permanent, Full time
  • VanEck Australia
  • 17 Apr 18 2018-04-17

A member of the Investment, Capital Markets and Fund Operations team with primary responsibilities for trade execution and quantitative models.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build and manage quantitative models for portfolio management and trading
  • Trading and execution of equities, fixed income and currency (FX)
  • Manage primary market mechanism
  • Data analytics management and reporting
  • Support marketing and sales team with investment performance portfolio analytics and attribution
  • Driving investment process improvements
  • Drafting processes and procedures


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 

Education and/or Experience                                                 

  • Bachelors in Science (Mathematics), Finance or Actuarial Science
  • CFA or Actuary preferred
  • 3 to 5 years industry experience within either asset management or investment banking
  • Expert working knowledge and experience in VBA for Excel and knowledge of SQL data bases.
  • Bloomberg experience considered an advantage
  • Strong financial markets knowledge
  • Ability to interact effectively and maintain relationships with service providers


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong analytical skills and a track record of hands-on problem solving
  • Professional demeanor
  • Meticulous and detail oriented
  • History of successful multitasking
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work independently and take a task to completion
  • Commercial acumen