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Associate Portfolio Manager | Credit

Primary office location
Sydney
Date
03-Jul-2024
Permanent - Full time,
Job category
Debt / Fixed Income
Join our Macquarie Asset Management Credit team in Sydney where you will be part of the global fixed income business. With bespoke investment strategies, the team invests across the full spectrum of fixed income from private to public markets across rates, credit and currency, our successful track record has seen us grow to be Australia's largest fixed income manager.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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Focusing on portfolios managed for Australian clients, you will primarily be responsible for monitoring positioning and ensuring risk is consistent across strategies to achieve client return targets. You will have exposure to domestic and global rates markets and assist with currency hedging within fixed income portfolios and specialised currency hedging strategies.
You will assist the team with the setting and implementation of risk across portfolios covering interest rate duration, curve positioning, swap spread and sector. You will also be required to build and maintain close ties between the different fixed income professionals in Australia and overseas, but also across the wider business to assist client reporting and to resolve potential trade or portfolio performance issues.

What you offer

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  • Experience in fixed income, across either across funds management or sell side markets
  • Interest in macroeconomics and macro drivers of financial markets with knowledge of rates and FX markets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high attention to detail
  • Experience with programming systems such as Python
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field and strong academic record. CFA candidacy or qualification will be highly regarded.
We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About Macquarie Asset Management

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In Macquarie Asset Management, you will join a global asset manager that aims to deliver positive impact for everyone. Join a team that is trusted by institutions, pension funds, governments, and individuals to manage billions in assets globally. We provide access to specialist investment expertise across a range of capabilities including fixed income, equities, multi-asset solutions, private credit, infrastructure, green investments, natural assets, real estate, and asset finance.

Benefits

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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include: 
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and up to five additional days leave based on length of service
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent 
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching 
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.
If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.