• Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Macquarie Group
  • 18 Aug 17

Analyst/Executive, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, Macquarie Asset Management

Analyst/Executive, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, Macquarie Asset Management

About the Role

We are seeking two people at Analyst/Executive level to join our MIRA team. These Sydney based roles will provide opportunity to build a career in funds management with a focus on agricultural assets including livestock, row cropping and permanent cropping. These roles will see you involved in the full range of MIRA's fund management activities, including business strategy, asset acquisitions and divestments, investor relations, new fund development, capital raising and direct asset management. You will work closely with underlying management of our assets, including implementation of business plan initiatives and with other professional advisors, including legal and financial.

You will gain exposure to our interesting existing platform including our livestock and row cropping Funds and their underlying operating companies.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • due diligence, review and execution of asset acquisitions and divestments, primarily in the agricultural sector but with exposure to other alternative real asset classes
  • valuation and scenarios analysis of existing fund assets, including through financial modelling
  • assisting with or owning research projects relating to existing and new asset classes
  • preparation of board and investment committee materials, performance and investor reports
  • involvement in the developing marketing and investor communication materials for internal and external use
  • working with the head office staff of our assets in strategy development and implementation

About You

To set you up for success in this role you are likely to have experience in professional services and / or agriculture (e.g. funds management, management consulting, transactions, and agriculture). You will also require:
  • tertiary qualifications in finance, commerce, economics or a related discipline with excellent academic results
  • One to three years relevant work experience
  • excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with people at all levels
  • strong financial modelling and Excel skills, or demonstrated aptitude in mathematics
  • high self motivation, entrepreneurialism and the ability to work effectively with limited supervision and direction
  • a strong understanding of business issues and a commercial mindset.

For a confidential discussion please contact Marion Harris on +61 2 8237 7833. To submit your application please follow the links and submit your cover letter, resume and academic transcripts.

About Us

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets is a leader in alternative asset management worldwide, specialising in infrastructure and other real asset classes via public and private funds, co-investments, partnerships and separately managed accounts. Its client base is primarily institutional investors, including global pension and superannuation funds, other institutions and governments. The division is recognised for its expertise over the investment lifecycle, with strong capabilities in investment sourcing, investment management and investor relationships.

MIRA Agriculture actively manage 4.5 million hectares of farmland in Australia and Brazil and are one of Australia's largest diversified farmers. We have more than $US1 billion in investor commitments, and continue to seek new global investment opportunities across livestock and row crops. Our team comprises experts with farm management and financial capabilities.

For more information please see: www.mirafunds.com/

For division descriptions, refer to the Macquarie careers website: http://www.macquarie.com.au/mgl/au/about-macquarie-group/careers/working/understand-our-business/mfg

Macquarie Asset Management (MAM; formerly known as Macquarie Funds Group) is a full-service asset manager, offering a diverse range of products including securities investment management, infrastructure and real asset management, and fund and equity-based structured products.

MAM comprises the following three divisions:
• Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets
• Macquarie Investment Management
• Macquarie Specialised Investment Solutions.

Find out more about Macquarie at www.macquarie.com/about

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

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Advertised: 09 Aug 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time
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