Graduate Analyst
Mercer
  • locationSydney, NSW
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time 25 January 2021
  • locationSydney, NSW
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time
Job Description

About Mercer

At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today

What can you expect?

Mercer’s Institutional Wealth business provides challenging development opportunities in a supportive, collaborative and flexible team environment, and the opportunity to join a dynamic, innovative and highly successful global organisation.

What is in it for you?

In this role, you will work as part of a team of senior analysts and consultants to deliver innovative investment and / or actuarial advice to large institutional clients, including superannuation funds, insurance companies, endowments and foundations.

Your day-to-day activities will involve financial modelling, research, data analysis and the presentation of results to clients, as well as the application of judgement to draw conclusions across a broad range of investment and/or actuarial services.

In this role you will be responsible for:

Preparing investment reports including assessment of the performance of markets, investment managers and client portfolios.
Supporting Consultants to undertake research and deliver client projects, using Mercer’s proprietary tools and models to complete data analytics and draft reports and presentations as required.
Preparing actuarial modelling and valuations such as projections and experience studies. For example, financial position updates and benefit projections for defined benefit superannuation funds, drafting actuarial certificates, long service leave valuations, fund wind ups and crediting rates calculations.
Monitoring and reporting on local and international regulatory and/or accounting standards
Dealing with ad hoc client requests and queries.
We would like you to have:

Be graduating at the end of 2020 or have 1-2 years of post-graduation experience
Have a strong academic record and have completed, or are studying towards a tertiary qualification with a strong numerical/analytical focus
Looking to pursue an Actuarial or Finance professional qualification
Able to build strong relationships and work collaboratively with clients and colleagues of all levels
Be analytical, able to think logically and solve problems
Demonstrate curiosity to learn, think critically and ask questions in order to identify process improvements
Ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
Be organised, articulate and have strong written and verbal communication skills
Have an understanding of and interest in investment markets and products
Experience working in a customer service related role is a plus
Investment modelling and/or programming skills will also be highly regarded
What’s Next?

If you are looking for exposure to a truly global organisation that is committed to innovation and excellence, then look no further than Mercer. Apply now, by sending your resume, cover letter as well as academic transcript using the link below.

Please note should your resume be shortlisted, you will receive a link from HireVue to complete a digital video interview as part of the recruitment process. This must be completed within one week of receiving. Interviews for this role will take place in December 2020, with a start date of January 2021.

Applications will only be accepted from candidates who have the appropriate approval to work in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to complete Criminal Record check prior to commencement of employment.

Mercer is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing a diverse and inclusive work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their gender, marital/parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Graduate Analyst

  • Job Details:
    Not disclosed AUD
    Sydney, NSW, Any
  • Key Dates:
    25 January 2021
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  • Industry:
    Superannuation and Insurance
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Job Description

About Mercer

At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today

What can you expect?

Mercer’s Institutional Wealth business provides challenging development opportunities in a supportive, collaborative and flexible team environment, and the opportunity to join a dynamic, innovative and highly successful global organisation.

What is in it for you?

In this role, you will work as part of a team of senior analysts and consultants to deliver innovative investment and / or actuarial advice to large institutional clients, including superannuation funds, insurance companies, endowments and foundations.

Your day-to-day activities will involve financial modelling, research, data analysis and the presentation of results to clients, as well as the application of judgement to draw conclusions across a broad range of investment and/or actuarial services.

In this role you will be responsible for:

Preparing investment reports including assessment of the performance of markets, investment managers and client portfolios.
Supporting Consultants to undertake research and deliver client projects, using Mercer’s proprietary tools and models to complete data analytics and draft reports and presentations as required.
Preparing actuarial modelling and valuations such as projections and experience studies. For example, financial position updates and benefit projections for defined benefit superannuation funds, drafting actuarial certificates, long service leave valuations, fund wind ups and crediting rates calculations.
Monitoring and reporting on local and international regulatory and/or accounting standards
Dealing with ad hoc client requests and queries.
We would like you to have:

Be graduating at the end of 2020 or have 1-2 years of post-graduation experience
Have a strong academic record and have completed, or are studying towards a tertiary qualification with a strong numerical/analytical focus
Looking to pursue an Actuarial or Finance professional qualification
Able to build strong relationships and work collaboratively with clients and colleagues of all levels
Be analytical, able to think logically and solve problems
Demonstrate curiosity to learn, think critically and ask questions in order to identify process improvements
Ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
Be organised, articulate and have strong written and verbal communication skills
Have an understanding of and interest in investment markets and products
Experience working in a customer service related role is a plus
Investment modelling and/or programming skills will also be highly regarded
What’s Next?

If you are looking for exposure to a truly global organisation that is committed to innovation and excellence, then look no further than Mercer. Apply now, by sending your resume, cover letter as well as academic transcript using the link below.

Please note should your resume be shortlisted, you will receive a link from HireVue to complete a digital video interview as part of the recruitment process. This must be completed within one week of receiving. Interviews for this role will take place in December 2020, with a start date of January 2021.

Applications will only be accepted from candidates who have the appropriate approval to work in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to complete Criminal Record check prior to commencement of employment.

Mercer is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing a diverse and inclusive work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their gender, marital/parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.


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