Job title: Client Foreign Exchange Analyst
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Perth, WA
  • Government & Public Sector
Job published: 05-02-2019
Job ID: 44521
Contact name: Denise Wetherall

Job Description

About WATC:

Western Australian Treasury Corporation (WATC) is the central financial services provider for the Western Australian public sector.  WATC’s principal activities include funding and debt management, asset and investment management, financial advisory services, financial risk management and treasury management services and systems.

WATC is looking to recruit a pool of suitably qualified individuals for a number of roles within the Corporation.  Each position plays a pivotal role in the development of the state through funding and debt management, asset and investment management, financial advisory services, financial risk management and treasury management services and systems. 

Current Opportunities:

Corporate Financial Advisor (current vacancy) Job Ref: 44519

The Advisory Services Branch provides specialist financial risk management, financial modelling, client management and corporate finance advice to the WA public sector on a range of projects including some of the State’s largest proposed initiatives and transactions.

This role involves working with WATC’s clients in the analysis and evaluation of investment and divestment decisions and assisting with financial procurement decisions. 

Financial Markets Dealer (current vacancy) Job Ref: 44523

The Financial Markets Branch undertakes borrowings in domestic and overseas markets, and is responsible for the asset and liability management function, the management of WATC’s liquidity portfolio, the investment management function on behalf of clients and financial market analysis. 

Dealers are responsible for investing the State’s surplus and managed funds, and conducting domestic money market and derivative dealing activities within approved investment, credit and risk management policies.

Risk Analyst (expressions of interest sought) Job Ref: 44520

The Risk Management Branch measures and monitors market, credit and operational risk to prevent adverse outcomes for WATC, and provides advice to the Executive and Board on all risk matters.

This position rotates through different areas of risk, including credit, market, operational, and liquidity risk.  The role contributes to day-to-day risk management activities including the analysis, monitoring, and reporting of risk, as well as assisting with the provision of advice relating to risk management throughout WATC.

Client Foreign Exchange Analyst (expressions of interest sought) Job Ref: 44521

The Client Foreign Exchange and Treasury Services Branch provides clients with access to a range of foreign exchange products and tools to assist clients identify foreign exchange risk and design foreign exchange risk management strategies.

Working in a small team, this role offers a stimulating mix of client facing and financial analysis responsibilities for someone with a keen mind and a passion for both the technical and relationship aspects of client services.

Client Relationship Manager (expressions of interest sought) Job Ref: 44522

The Client Debt Finance and Investments Branch provides high quality, cost effective debt finance, investment products and supporting financial services to deliver quality financial solutions for the WA public sector. 

The Client Relationship Manager is accountable for managing a portfolio of clients, understanding their financing needs and ensuring the efficient delivery of products and services to meet their requirements.

What WATC can offer:

WATC aims to offer interesting and challenging work within a collaborative and supportive environment to deliver the best financial solutions for the benefit of the WA public sector.

WATC is an EEO employer, embracing equity and diversity of all kinds. All applicants are treated with fairness and respect. WATC is committed to supporting women in STEM and Trades.

Flexible working arrangements, including purchasing additional leave, rostered days off and variable start and finish times are available to all staff.  WATC will also fund 100% of fees for staff interested in undertaking tertiary study.

What WATC is looking for:

WATC is seeking smart people with a combination of the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A high level of intellectual curiosity;
  • An affinity for numbers and analysis;
  • A flexible ‘can-do’ attitude to work;
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Tertiary qualifications in finance, or a related discipline; and
  • Skills in one or more of the areas described above;

For Further Information:

For further information about any of these roles, please contact Denise Wetherall, Beilby Recruitment on 0408 000 109 or email for a full job description and briefing pack.

How to apply:

Please apply online at quoting the Job Reference Number associated with the vacancy.

Candidates must possess Australian Residency or Australian Citizenship to be eligible to apply.

Please note that applications will be assessed as they are submitted, so prompt applications are encouraged.