Senior Analyst Asset Management

First State Super
Sydney, Australia
Attractive Salary, 10% Super, Plus Bonus
Oct 08, 2019
Nov 07, 2019
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Senior Analyst Asset Management

About us

First State Super was established in 1992 and today, we are one of Australia's largest super funds with more than 770,000 members. We are the custodians of a combined superannuation and retirement savings asset pool of over $89 billion.

Our head office is in Sydney, and we have offices throughout NSW, Victoria, the ACT and Western Australia. We have more than 500 employees servicing the needs of our members and employers. As a public offer fund, we are open to anyone. We are a 'profit for member' fund, which means any surplus or profit we generate are used to improve the range and quality of services we provide to members.

The majority of our members are employed in the public sector, education, health and community services, police and emergency services. Our guiding philosophy is 'members first'. This means our members are always our top priority when we are evaluating new product and service initiatives. Our members really are at the heart of everything we do.

First State Super has been granted the Employer Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation for 2019. This is the third year in a row we have received this citation, which is a clear representation of our commitment to gender equality in our business.

About the opportunity Reporting to the Portfolio Manager, Asset Management, the primary focus of this role is to internalise the loan management for one of our key debt investments and support the Asset Management function for our direct Investments at First State Super (FSS). The team works with the broader investment team, particularly the Infrastructure & Real Assets and Property Teams to support the onboarding of new direct investments and protect and enhance investment value post acquisition .

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Oversee the management of debt investments related to direct investments in the Property and Infrastructure & Real Asset sectors
  • Support the Portfolio Managers in the initial onboarding and transition of direct investments
  • Reporting and monitoring of performance and risk across portfolio of direct investments
  • Establish and maintain relationships with borrowers, management and boards of direct investment companies
  • Work with the FSS responsible investments team and provide ongoing measurement and assessment of the social and environmental impact of investments

About you

To succeed in this role, you will have an inquisitive and naturally cynical approach to fundamental analysis, will be an innovative problem solver and results driven senior analyst able to display rational decision making ability with limited information under time pressure. You should be able to demonstrate:
  • Extensive experience in the property lending or property development industry
  • Previous experience gained from either a direct lending or direct investment transactions environment would be highly regarded
  • Strong financial modelling and analytical skills
  • Outstanding written, verbal communication and presentation delivery skills

You will hold relevant academic qualifications specific to the finance industry - a postgraduate degree and/or CFA would be highly regarded.

Your reward

  • Work for a great organisation with industry-leading employee engagement policies and practices as well as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE)
  • Be part of a collaborative and highly driven team who value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings
  • Opportunity to learn and grow your career

Does this sound like the role for you? We're waiting to hear from you.

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