Business Analyst Business Analyst …

Dimensional Fund Advisors
in West Melbourne, FL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Mar 20
Dimensional Fund Advisors
in West Melbourne, FL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Mar 20
Business Analyst
Graduate Analyst - Business Insights & Operations Melbourne/en-US/DFA_Careers/job/Melbourne/Analyst--Business-Development-Operations_2020-5466/apply

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Job Description:

Dimensional Fund Advisors is a global investment manager dedicated to implementing the great ideas in finance. Headquartered in Austin, Texas and with 13 offices around the world, including Sydney and Melbourne, Dimensional manages AUD $858 billion globally as of September 30, 2019.

The Graduate Analyst, GCG (Global Client Group) Business Insights & Operations role is responsible for a range of analyses, project management, and reporting tasks to support efficient business operations for the GCG group within Dimensional Fund Advisors Australia business. The position will assist a growing infrastructure within GCG Australia to drive productivity within the business.

The Graduate Analyst will focus on performing various analyses, project management, and reporting functions to support efficient business operations. The role falls within the GCG Operations division, which supports the day-to-day operational needs of the client group in the areas of business insights, technology product management, intermediary relationships and administrative support.

This role is based in the Melbourne office.


  • Develop Australia/NZ business intelligence reporting in collaboration with senior leadership.
  • Research and compile asset and net cash flow data.
  • Automate reporting functions for various aspects of the business.
  • Support the production of board of directors reports and other executive reporting.
  • Identify and report on key performance indicators within the Global Client Group Australia.
  • Coordinating responses to third party intermediaries to ensure contractual commitments are met.
  • Research and prepare analysis on investment solution competitiveness and business impact.
  • Provide governance and administrative support for the Find an Advisor program in Australia.
  • Oversee advisor approval notification process.
  • Contribute to the culture of the team and business.
  • Take a measured, team-based approach to achieve the goals of the business.


  • Bachelor's degree and strong academic results required
  • Up to 2 years experience in consulting, business analysis, or similar role that involves data analyses, project management and process improvement. We will consider graduates who have completed a relevant internship.
  • Proactive in nature with an ability to operate and prioritize complex situations and projects.
  • Documented analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Strong analytical mindset with an ability to synthesize data and input from stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, verbal, and written skills.
  • Ability to work equally well in a team environment and independently.
  • Ability to operate and prioritize complex situations and projects.
  • Proven creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent computer skills (Power BI, R/Python, querying, Excel, Visio, automation and databases) with the ability to quickly learn and become proficient in new programs and language.

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, job assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, termination, and social and recreational programs.

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Dimensional is a global investment firm guided by deep convictions about the power of capital markets. We are a leader in applying advanced financial science to equity and fixed income investment strategies. By employing a rigorous and systematic investment approach, we seek to capture what the market offers in all its dimensions.

For more than 30 years, we have translated research into real-world investment solutions for clients. Our clients include financial advisory, pension funds, retirement plans, college savings plans, insurance companies, endowments and foundations, and sovereign wealth funds. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with 14 offices around the world, Dimensional manages $609 billion globally as of December 31, 2019.

Dimensional Fund Advisor LP is an investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.