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IB - Foreign Exchange Strategist - VP/D

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Job Description:

Details of the Division and Team:

Deutsche Bank Research is responsible for economic and financial analysis within Deutsche Bank Group and covers Fixed Income & Currency markets, asset allocation and all major industry sectors. We analyse relevant trends in financial markets, the economy and society, highlight risks and opportunities and act as consultant for the bank, its clients and stakeholders.

You will sit with the bank’s highly-ranked Foreign Exchange (FX) Research team. You will be supporting with insights to hedge funds, asset managers and corporates on foreign exchange and broader macro trends that affect the business world. This involves micro as well as macro analysis, on-going authoring and production of written research to promote investment/macro/hedging views and marketing of those views to internal and external clients

What we will offer you:

A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce is better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That’s why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its center.

You can expect:

  • Competitive salary with superannuation paid over and above fixed pay

  • 4 weeks annual leave, plus one week additional leave*, one week wellbeing leave* and the option to purchase leave (*subject to eligibility criteria)

  • Salary packaging for car parking, motor vehicles, taxis and superannuation

  • Parental leave benefits including 16 weeks paid leave for both primary and secondary career and Childcare Assistance Payment

  • A range of benefits including online employee discount program, annual flu vaccinations, discounted private health insurance, employee referral program

  • Insurance cover for life, total disablement and salary continuance

  • Executive health checks for Directors and Managing Directors

  • Matched giving and paid volunteer leave

Your key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for forecasting the direction for major currencies, including short-term trade ideas, the medium-term outlook and key market drivers such as global capital flows, monetary policy and geopolitical drivers. You will be expected to particularly focus on the Australian and New Zealand dollars with additional scope to generate trade ideas and thematic pieces across global FX.
  • Monitoring and real-time analysis of global data and newsflow throughout the trading day, to support clients’ decision-making.
  • Discuss topics of particular relevance to clients with exchange rate risk, for example currency hedging, currency overlay and broader macro themes
  • Responsible for providing broader insights into financial markets, the macroeconomic environment and thematic trends that affect the business world
  • Author research reports and attend client meetings and presentations to discuss all of the above and extensive travel
  • Support key internal stakeholders, including senior management, in the Investment Bank on key currency and macro themes

Your skills and experience:

  • An established macro analysis background and relevant knowledge and/or experience of financial markets, preferably in Foreign Exchange.

  • Expert knowledge of the Australian/New Zealand market and more broadly Asia Pacific markets desirable.

  • Significant work experience in an investment bank; central bank; international financial institution; think-tank or economic consultancy.

  • Strong written ability –concise, impactful writing. Excellent presentation skills

  • A passion for markets, entrepreneurialism, self-starter.

  • Ability to research a topic in which you have little experience or knowledge

  • A track record of producing analysis that provides insights into financial markets and/or makes investment/hedging recommendations for corporates or asset managers

  • Ability to interact and engage with regional/global teams

How we’ll support you:

  • Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities

  • Coaching and support from experts in your team

  • A culture of continuous learning to aid progression

  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs

  • Training and development to help you excel in your career

About us and our teams:

Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank with strong European roots and a global network. click here to see what we do.

Deutsche Bank & Diversity

Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.