Analyst, NZ Equities
Ko wai ngā Kaitiaki Tahua Penihana Kaumātua o Aotearoa – Who are the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation?
The Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation is an innovative, award-winning global investor. Our primary role is to manage the NZ Super Fund, an investment fund which invests taxpayer contributions globally to help pre-fund universal superannuation in New Zealand.
Our team has a deep sense of purpose through the work we do to benefit future generations of New Zealanders. At the Guardians, there is energy, passion and a shared commitment to excellence.
The work is complex, innovative and intellectually stimulating. Our positive work environment respects your wellbeing while supporting your career and your future. As a proud equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate in our hiring practices, diversity and inclusiveness are highly valued.
E pā ana ki te tira – About the team
The NZ Equities team is part of the Direct Investments business unit and is responsible for managing the Guardians’ active listed NZ equities portfolio. The NZ equities mandate capitalises on investment opportunities that are in line with the Guardians’ investment endowments and beliefs through active stock selection. They have substantial holdings in New Zealand listed companies such as Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Meridian Energy, Spark New Zealand and Auckland International Airport, to name a few.
E pā ana ki te tūranga – About the position
There will be an emphasis on conducting fundamental analysis and research on New Zealand listed securities, including evaluating ESG risks and opportunities. You will also be involved with the construction, maintenance and reporting on the overall NZ Equities portfolio and the environment in which it operates. Beyond the portfolio, expectations are that the successful candidate will be a strong team player with a growth mindset. They will assist with the cultivation of a constructive culture within the team and broader organisation.
Your responsibilities will include, undertaking fundamental research on new and existing investments, building and maintaining financial models, analysing financial data, and monitoring relevant trends across companies and sectors within our local market. You will assist with engagement with listed companies and market participants as appropriate.
E pā ana ki to hītori mahi – About your work history
You will demonstrate a strong passion for financial markets and investments, as well as the motivation and drive to build a career at the Guardians. With between 1-3 years, or thereabouts of post graduate experience, you are now ready to take the next step into an exciting role as the NZ Equities team embarks on its next leg of growth.
Your core attributes will include:
- Critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and creative problem solving.
- Strong intellect and analytical aptitude, preferably experience in conducting financial analysis and modelling
- Demonstrated understanding of financial markets and investment concepts.
- Eagerness to learn and interest in ongoing training, and development.
This is a newly created and unique opportunity to add value to the Guardians’ NZ Equities team. You also join a globally recognised and progressive organisation, focused on our long-term purpose: helping fund superannuation for New Zealand’s future generations.
“Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini” - My success should not be bestowed onto me alone, as it was not individual success but success of a collective.
If this sounds like you and you would like to know more, please call Carlos Kirkwood-Ale on 022 186 1077 or CLICK HERE to apply through Seek.
Applications close on Friday 30th July 2021.