Do work that makes a difference The main focus of this role is to support the Bank's operations in domestic financial markets, with a particular focus on the management of risk. You will provide economics and/or finance-based analytical support to the Bank’s central banking functions and objectives. You will undertake research, analysis, implementation, monitoring, documentation and communication to support the Bank's operations in domestic financial markets with some key position objectives below: Provide timely advice on issues and risks relating to the Bank's domestic portfolio, including collateral and counterparty frameworks. Undertake research into issues relevant to the Bank's domestic collateral framework. Undertake assessment of applications for securities to be eligible for repo in the Bank’s domestic market operations. Ensure that securities made eligible for repo comply with the Bank's policies on an ongoing basis, and meet the Bank's reporting requirements. Implement the Bank's pricing and haircut policies. Undertake assessment of eligible counterparty applications for the Bank's domestic operations. Your team This role is part of the Risk and Compliance Department. The Risk and Compliance Department supports the consistent and effective application of the Bank's framework for managing risk and compliance obligations, both at the enterprise level and for individual business units across the Bank. It also advises on and implements the risk management framework governing the Bank’s operations in financial markets. Your background To be successful in this critical role you will possess; Qualification in finance, economics, actuarial, quantitative or related degree, preferably at Honours or post‑graduate level. Knowledge of and experience in Financial Markets. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information is essential. Your development & career Working for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the Australian people, we can offer development and career opportunities in a collaborative environment that supports people’s growth, wellbeing and promotes flexibility. Why RBA? The RBA pursues national economic policy objectives and undertakes a range of associated activities in financial markets and banking. It also issues Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contributes to the welfare of the Australian people. Our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives, whether directly or in a supporting capacity. As a values driven organisation, our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry, we treat one another with respect, while promoting the public interest in our efforts. The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.
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