Equity Portfolio Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 05-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1511295
  • Job Title: Equity Portfolio Manager
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  • Summary:
  • Join a highly regarded team of Investment professionals
  • Major player in the NZ listed equity market

ACC has been improving the lives of New Zealanders since 1974. With ACC, you’ll be supporting people in Aotearoa to stay safe by minimising the incidence and impact of injury, as well as helping them recover from injury if an accident does happen. Join us – an organisation that grew out of bold thinking and has an enduring commitment to care for others at work, home and play.

ACC is seeking a Portfolio Manager for its Wellington based NZ Equities team. This senior position encompasses primary responsibility for the active management of ACC’s NZ Equities portfolio & one of the largest investors in the NZ equity market. Key requirements include portfolio management experience and an ability to contribute to and operate in a collaborative decision-making process.

As a senior member of the team, you will also be involved in communicating your views on the equity market with colleagues in the asset allocation, fixed interest, and private markets teams, participating in ACC’s governance engagements with listed companies, and the support and development of junior staff.

What we are looking for from you to be successful in this role:

  • Experience in management of an equities portfolio
  • Buy-side experience with the analysis of listed companies
  • A level of financial literacy, likely demonstrated by a relevant tertiary qualification and/or a proven ability to understand and model company financial performance
  • A good appreciation of how financial markets tend to behave.
  • Familiarity with a large number of NZ listed companies
  • Strong spreadsheet skills, including financial modelling experience and familiarity with bringing Bloomberg data into spreadsheets
  • Working knowledge of NZ securities law

This is a unique and rare opportunity to join a highly regarded team of Investment professionals with a track record of outperformance. The role is challenging and dynamic – the successful candidate can expect to be involved in many of the major transactions that shape NZ’s equity market

At ACC, we recognise that diversity, inclusion and accessibility are important to our business, our people and our customers. We embrace the unique perspective and capabilities of our people now and into the future who help us continue to build a culture of involvement, respect and connection for our people and with all of New Zealand.

Working at ACC

We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome applications from people of every ethnicity, national origin, gender orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and/or status as an individual with a disability. It’s important to us that people bring their whole selves to work. To support an inclusive workplace, we have:

  • Employee networks:
  • Pride@ACC
  • Ability@ACC
  • Women’s Network
  • Cross-Cultural Network
  • ACC’s Māori Strategy, Whāia te Tika
  • Development opportunities in te reo Māori me ngā tikanga
  • Advocates in the disability sector
  • Diversity and Inclusion Approach
  • Support Māori by partnering with iwi and other Māori entities.

For a detailed position description click below. Applications will run through to Friday, 19 February 2021 but please note that if an ideal candidate is found during this time we will move forward with screening and interviewing sooner.

Applications can only be accepted when submitted through our ACC career website.Please attach your cover letter telling us why you would be a great fit and what strengths you would bring to the role.If you encounter accessibility issues when submitting your application, or if you have any questions about the role please email Nadine.o’donnell@acc.co.nz