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Executive Assistant – Corporate Finance

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Our client is a leading financial services firm based in Sydney CBD. They are seeking an experienced EA to support their Head of Corporate Finance and their small team of three.

The ideal candidates will have had stable career paths and over 7+ years’ prior EA / TA or PA experience coming from similar financial services firms; ideally Investment Banking, Private Equity, Stockbroking or Legal.

This isn’t a typical EA role, as you’ll be getting involved with some more high level tasks within the Corporate Team, assisting when they get new mandates, organising client pitch and mandate documentation, going on client meetings, assisting with sales pipelines as well as the traditional EA duties for the team.


To provide high-level administrative support to the Head of Corporate Finance and team and where required other parts of the business.

To ensure the smooth running of the administrative side of the Corporate business to allow the team to focus on new business growth and client service.

We are seeking someone with initiative, strong organisational and communication skills and excellent attention to detail.

The ideal candidate is someone who thrives on responsibility, seeks efficiencies and maintains composure when under pressure.


  • Providing high level support to the Head of Corporate and the Corporate Team
  • Client pitches, mandates and reports using Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Organise meetings & presentations
  • CRM logging and reporting
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Overseeing the completion of marketing campaigns within strict time-frames
  • Working with the team to identify and implement process improvements and efficiencies


  • Over 7 + years’ EA experience from within other financial services firms or tier 1 legal firms
  • Stable past career
  • Well-presented with a professional manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • High achiever
  • Friendly, approachable personality

OTC Derivatives – Middle Office

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Working for a leading global institution, this 9 month contract role is responsible for supporting the key OTC oversight and assurance functions relating to Trade Instruction, Valuations, Regulation Reporting and Reconciliations.

You will also be supporting key OTC Trade & Life-Cycle Event Processing, Cashflow Management, Third Party Custodian Trade Instruction, Valuations, Regulation Reporting and Reconciliations


  • Development and maintenance of oversight, assurance and control framework relating to end to end processing of Depository Trade Reporting  for clients
  • Development and maintenance of Depository Trade Reporting remediation model
  • Monitor Depository Trade Reporting KPI’s, action logs and SLA’s
  • Monitor exceptions on key client reconciliations
  • Monitor Depository Trade Reporting Clearing Broker Reconciliation
  • Onboarding new portfolios to Calypso service
  • New account setups for clients trading OTC’s
  • Manage clients and related external third parties queries (Custodians, Counterparties) queries for Depository Trade Reporting Transaction Management processes in timely and professional manner via email, phone or service review meetings or Operations to Operations calls.
  • Building strong collaborative relationships with internal partners, clients, brokers and other external third parties

Qualifications/ Experience 

  • Degree education – preferable commerce and finance.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the required product areas – Asia Pacific and Global markets experience Ideal.
  • Knowledge of the OTC, fixed income, equities, foreign exchange and cash markets and associated asset classes
  • Knowledge of Swift, the various Swift messages and their purpose.
  • Knowledge of Depository Trade Reporting requirements for Australian regulator ASIC (knowledge of other global regulator’s requirements highly regarded)
  • Knowledge of Markit, IceLink, Omgeo CTM matching platforms.
  • Knowledge of generic broker dealer, investment manager and custodian payments processing and systems.
  • Systems knowledge – DTCC, Calypso, CLS, GTSS

Director – Corporate Finance

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You will have an established client base and a track record of origination and execution of ECM and Corporate Advisory transactions in Australia.

The focus of your role will be the origination and execution of primary equity deals, either IPO’s or placements, and cross border M&A Advisory. You will be highly motivated and a self-starter. This is an opportunity to become a key early part of a fast growing and dynamic investment banking and equities business.

Your Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with Corporate Clients in Australia
  • Originate and execute ECM and Advisory Transactions
  • Contribute actively to the strategic direction of the business

Skills and Experience

  • Substantial Experience in Corporate Finance in an Investment Bank or Stockbroking firm
  • Track record of ECM and Origination
  • Detailed knowledge of Corporate Finance including cross border transactions, execution processes and valuation methodologies
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

This role will be paid a salary plus annual bonus.

Equity Research Analyst – Energy Sector

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You will be working for one of Australia’s leading Institutional Equity businesses. This is a newly created role to add to the firm’s already impressive small cap research offering.

You’ll be responsible for maintaining all stock and industry models, writing research, dealing with corporate relationships and interacting with internal and external clients. The environment is challenging and demanding, but exciting and dynamic in one of Australia’s leading sell side equities and research business.


  • maintain an in-depth knowledge of key companies and their sectors
  • prepare research analysis reports and advise on investment ideas as well as write thematic sector pieces
  • develop and maintain regular communication with company management teams, clients and our internal sales teams
  • engage in financial modelling, forecasting and financial statement analysis
  • participate in client marketing activities

Your experience and skills

  • Over 4 years’ experience in Sell Side Equity Research in the Energy sector, ideally Small / Mid Caps
  • Proven ability to critically review and analyse industry data
  • Highly analytical, organised and able to multitask under tight time frames
  • An excellent communicator, able to present recommendations and investment decisions persuasively
  • Competent in financial modelling, investment research, analysis and evaluation
  • Possessing industry experience in Small Cap Industrials including: aerospace and defence, industrial machinery, tools, lumber production, construction, waste management, manufactured housing, cement and metal fabrication.

Senior Corporate Actions Officer

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A well-known Australian broker requires a highly motivated professional to join its Corporate Actions team. The key activities for this role are the researching and processing of corporate action events for domestic and international (Asia Pac) stocks, including but not limited to, dividend entitlements and calculations,  placements, rights issues, bonus issues and capital reconstructions.


  • Processing and setting up of all of the above corporate actions/events;
  • The monitoring of corporate event notices, advising the front office of pending corporate events (i.e. Purchase offers, exchange offers, disclosure events etc);
  • Facilitate client requests and process instructions from clients participating in Placements and IPOs;
  • Submitting instructions into the internal systems to instruct on traders instructions before event deadlines;
  • Reconciling stock and cash breaks cause;
  • Setting up of elections for dividend reinvestment plans and bonus share plans;
  • Create and maintain Corporate Actions templates;
  • Import data from various sources;
  • Dividend calculations;
  • Reconciling balances for ex and record dates for all of the above income payments.


  • Over 3 years’ corporate actions experience with a broker, investment bank, fund or trading firm;
  • Competent understanding of equities and the corporate actions operation process;
  • Strong Excel skills;
  • Ideally tertiary qualifications or study in a financial services related discipline;
  • Good attention to detail, being able to work to tight deadlines and problem solving skills.

Corporate Finance / ECM – Analyst/ Associate

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Our client is a leading institutional equities broking and advisory firm seeking an experienced ECM Analyst or Associate reporting into the Head of ECM.

Ideal backgrounds will be candidates with 2-6 years’ relevant experience post University coming from other corporate finance firms, big 4 chartered accounting deal teams,  or capital markets legal backgrounds.

  • You will be responsible for all equity transactions within a small team of 4
  • Working on range of transactions including IPO’s, Rights Issues, Capital Raising’s and private and public placements.This will include drafting and negotiating key transactions documents and managing external client relationships.
  • Working closely with other teams across the firm to deliver an integrated service to our clients.
  • Managing and building external client relationships, including assisting with business development activities for key existing clients and new clients

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experienced Analyst or Associate (2-6 years’ experience) coming from corporate advisory, chartered accounting or financial services legal background
  • 3-5 years’ demonstrable experience in equity capital markets: rights issues, IPO’s Capital raisings, placements preferably in the Australian market
  • Strong legal skills, coupled with a high degree of commitment and practical mindset

Our clients include

* Prior invoiced clients across the region.