UBS Financial Services Economist in Sydney, Australia

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Investment Bank

Your role:

You'll be responsible for analysing and forecasting Australian macro variables and broader economic trends and their impact on financial markets, as part of an integrated team of global Economists and Market Strategists. The environment is challenging and demanding, but exciting and dynamic in Australia's leading research business.

You'll also:

  • prepare short term and medium term economic forecasts, which are consistent with the regional and global forecasts of the rest of the economic team

  • prepare research analysis reports and advise on investment ideas as well as write thematic sector pieces

  • develop and maintain regular communication with government authorities and institutional clients and our internal sales teams

  • engage in economic modelling, forecasting and fiscal analysis

  • participate in client marketing activities, including some requirement to travel.





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Full Time

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What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

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Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You'll be working within the Global Economics Research team which includes around 30 professionals around the world servicing Fixed Income and Equities clients. You'll be based in Sydney within the Australian Research business which comprises around 40 professionals, and has consistently rated as Australia’s leading team by institutional clients. You'll join a team headed by the Chief Economist, Australia & New Zealand.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • 3-5 years' experience in Economics Research, Central Bank, or Government Treasury

  • proven ability to critically review and analyse data

  • appropriate degree in economics, or equivalent

You are:

  • highly analytical, organized 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

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?