Senior Executive Leader, Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

Location: Multiple locations
Classification: Senior Executive Service
Work type: Temporary
Employment Status: Full-Time
Closing date: 11-Jun-2023

With ASIC you are choosing to be a part of a collegiate and stimulating organisation that's transforming Australia's financial system.

Be the change that ensures a fair, strong and efficient financial system for the benefit of all Australians.

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  • High profile leadership position
  • Take responsibility for the oversight of corporate finance transactions. Lead high performing national teams in a dynamic and complex environmen
  • Fixed term role for 3 years. Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane (other locations considered)


A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to ASIC's vision for a fair, strong, and efficient financial system for all Australians. We value what you will bring. We value those with sharp, analytical minds and are open to challenging the way things are done.


The team


ASIC's Markets Group is responsible for ensuring investors have the trust and confidence to invest in Australia's financial markets and ensuring all Market participants, infrastructure providers and gatekeepers operate with integrity, resilience, and transparency. This is done by managing the end-to-end process for regulating markets including supervision, triage, investigation, and enforcement. The Markets Group also provides regulatory advice, considers applications, and engages with stakeholders pertaining to the regulation of markets.


The Corporate Finance team is responsible for the oversight of corporate finance transactions, related applications for relief, legislative instruments and policy reform. It also leads the Supervisory Cyber and Operational Resilience Centre (SCORC) designed to support all of ASIC's supervisory business and designed as a ‘hub and spoke' model to support ASIC's supervisory business deliver on their strategies.


As Senior Executive Leader, Corporate Finance, you will be required to:   

  • Lead the Corporate Finance team responsible for oversight of corporate finance transactions and related applications of relief, legislative instruments, and policy reform.
  • Lead oversight of the Supervisory Cyber and Operational Resilience Centre (SCORC). 
  • Oversee regulatory advice: a specialist team that provides both legal and policy support across the Markets Group, responsible for advising on changes to law and policy and applications for relief and waivers from obligations under the Corporations Act and the market integrity rules across Markets Group. 
  • Oversee business management unit/practice management responsible for supporting the implementation and effective delivery of the Markets Group strategic priorities. 
  • Develop long term strategic direction and business plans; lead, motivate, and develop the team and provide advice on new areas of work and emerging trends.


About you

You will have extensive demonstrated experience in Australian financial markets, including commercial exposure to takeovers, fundraising and corporate finance. You will have proven leadership experience, leading large teams. You will display ability to influence at all levels internally and externally. You will have ability to gather the information needed to create a sound strategy and plan a business unit or functional approach that focuses on achieving ASICs vision and mission. 

You will have ability to take informed decision making and drive outcomes that specifies efficient steps for determining the viability of business propositions and processes; ensuring the highest priority issues are investigated fully to minimise risk and maximise opportunity.


About ASIC

ASIC's remit is one of the broadest of regulators across the world. 

ASIC regulates corporations, markets, financial services and consumer credit and monitors and promotes market integrity and consumer protection in the Australian financial system. 

Through our enforcement work, we hold to account those who contravene the law, working to achieve strong outcomes that address the greatest consumer and investor harms. 

Through Moneysmart, we aim to improve the skills and knowledge of Australians and provide information and tools to help them in their decision making. 

A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to achieving ASIC's vision for a fair, strong, and efficient financial system for all Australians. 

ASIC is committed to a providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where the very best talent in Australia chooses to work. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply as well as applicants from all backgrounds and with different abilities.


Applications for this role will close at 11:59pm on 11 June 2023

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