Quantitative Analyst / Portfolio Manager – Currency Overlay

  • Competitive salary & performance benefits
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • NAB
  • 21 Feb 18 2018-02-21

Outstanding opportunity within NAB Markets for a talented Currency specialist to join our team Currency Overlay Solutions Group.

  • Key FX role supporting NAB’s Super & Asset Management clients
  • Outstanding career opportunity to join one of the market leaders
  • Sydney Dealing room based position

About Currency Overlay

The Currency Overlay Solutions Group (COSG) is a specialist team at National Australia Bank (NAB). The service was launched in 2010 and is currently one of largest providers in the Australian market. The team currently provides passive currency hedging services to superannuation funds, trusts and asset managers.

About the role

Reporting to the Director - Currency Overlay, the Senior Associate will be responsible for managing client currency overlay strategies, monitoring exposures and generating FX orders to keep strategies within their mandate. They will also provide quantitative support for exposure monitoring and performance analytics as well as providing research with respect to COSG strategies.

Further to this, you’ll monitor EXCEL VBA hedging systems, be a key IT contact for COSG and work closely with key internal stakeholders such as our FX Sales & Trading, Asset Servicing and Relationship Managers to support product delivery.

About you

As the successful candidate you’ll be a self-starter with 4+ years Foreign Exchange markets experience ideally gained on the buy side (currency portfolio management), with a demonstrable knowledge of Asset Management principals, risk management techniques and well-developed VBA and SQL skills.

Having worked in a dynamic environment you’ll have proven analytical and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with customers as well as key stakeholders across the organisation. Relevant tertiary qualifications in a Mathematics/Quantitative field as well as a CFA or similar will be highly regarded.

What we offer

This rewarding opportunity will see you working within the Currency Overlay team of professionals with a strong culture of innovation that is focused, smart, hardworking and passionate about our shared vision to create the very best, next generation investing experience for our customers.

As the successful applicant you'll be rewarded with a structured career path within NAB Markets that offers a competitive market salary, annual performance incentives, and a flexible working environment.

We embrace diversity of thought, style and working arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we serve.