ASIC's graduate program

A career with ASIC provides personal and career development, and an opportunity to be involved in important work that benefits all Australians.

ASIC is seeking graduates driven to contribute to our vision for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians. Importantly, you'll have an enquiring mind and enjoy working with others to solve complex problems. You'll be a person who seeks out new challenges and experiences to help build your career and knowledge.

 

Expect great variety in a supportive environment

From day one, you will be involved in meaningful work which may include surveillances, investigations, analysing intelligence, data analytics, consumer research or even supporting new technologies.

That doesn't mean we'll leave you to go it alone. You'll find mentors on hand for each rotation, support from your team and a buddy from a recent graduate intake to help you.

 

ASIC’s Graduate program includes:

  • 18-month rotational program
  • National graduate induction in our Sydney office
  • A graduate development program designed to build your skills as an effective regulator
  • Financial assistance towards further study
  • Flexible and dynamic working environment
  • Graduate fundraising project

 

Locations

Graduates can apply to any one of our Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Traralgon* and Perth* offices.

*Please note, not all job streams are available in all locations and not all locations may be recruited for each year.

 

Streams

We are looking for graduates in the following streams:

Example of type of work offered Location
  • Involvement in real-time market surveillance or providing predictive insights and/or high-level analysis of the ASX and Chi-X markets
  • Applying data analytics to identify and understand emerging consumer trends, behaviours and risks
  • Assessing complaints and reports of misconduct relating to insider trading, continuous disclosure and market manipulation for consideration of enforcement action, critical to ASIC's work in maintaining market integrity
  • Reviewing corporate finance transactions relating to Australia's equity capital markets
  • Participating in compliance monitoring and/or other related regulatory activities
  • Assisting with research on financial market projects relating to financial advisors, companies, banks, credit, insurance, e-commerce, investment managers and market participants
  • Utilising sophisticated computer-based technology for information capture and analysis
Sydney, Melbourne

Example of type of work offered Location
  • Collecting and analysing evidence, seeking the opinions of finance and forensic experts, interviewing a person of interest, or preparing court documents and liaising with counsel
  • Involvement in high-profile criminal and civil matters
  • Working as part of a team which implement important law reform initiatives such as those recommended by the Financial System Inquiry
  • Helping in the assessment of complaints and reports of misconduct relating to insider trading, continuous disclosure and market manipulation for consideration of enforcement action
  • Involvement in conducting compliance surveillances on licensees or financial advisers
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders including the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, legal counsel, other agencies, professional bodies and the public
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of policy on financial services, corporate finance and corporate governance
  • Researching, analysing and summarising complex information and data
  • Reviewing corporate finance transactions relating to Australia's equity capital markets
Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth

Example of type of work offered Location
  • Reviewing financial transactions relating to market participants
  • Researching, monitoring and reporting on market and financial trends using state-of-the-art technology
  • Applying data analytics to identify and understand emerging consumer trends, behaviours and risks
  • Helping in the assessment of complaints and reports of misconduct relating to insider trading, continuous disclosure and market manipulation for consideration of enforcement action, critical to ASIC's work in maintaining market integrity
  • Reviewing corporate finance transactions relating to Australia's equity capital markets
  • Participating in compliance monitoring and/or other related regulatory activities
  • Assisting with research on financial market projects relating to financial advisors, companies, banks, credit, insurance, e-commerce, investment managers and market participants
  • Utilising sophisticated computer-based technology for information capture and analysis
  • Applying behavioural economics to improve consumer or market outcomes or applying data analytics to identify and understand emerging trends and risks
Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Traralgon

Example of type of work offered Location
  • Applying behavioural economics to improve consumer or market outcomes or applying data analytics to identify and understand emerging trends and risks
  • You may be involved in working with stakeholders to promote financial literacy in the broader Australian community, supporting financial literacy programs in schools, or enhancing ASIC's MoneySmart website, its tools, apps, calculators, publications and campaigns
  • Working in one of our support functions including finance, corporate affairs or audit
  • Helping in the assessment of complaints and reports of misconduct relating to insider trading, continuous disclosure and market manipulation for consideration of enforcement action, critical to ASIC's work in maintaining market integrity
  • Participating in compliance monitoring and/or other related regulatory activities
  • Assisting with research on financial market projects relating to financial advisors, companies, banks, credit, insurance, e-commerce, investment managers and market participants
Sydney, Melbourne, Traralgon

Example of type of work offered Location
  • Rotating through a number of IT areas
    • Service Delivery
    • Project Management
    • IT Procurement
    • Converged Networks and IT Security
    • Design and Analysis
    • IT Architecture and Infrastructure
  • Experience working with other teams outside of the IT group that are heavily reliant on the latest technology to ensure that ASIC is a more pre-emptive and pro-active regulator
Sydney