Companies and Small Business

Location: Multiple locations
Classification: Multiple Levels
Work type: Permanent
Employment Status: Full-Time
Closing date: 01-Dec-2023

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

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  • Companies and Small Business team
  • Identify, and respond to regulatory issues
  • Sydney or Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth location


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

The Companies and Small Business team is the team primarily responsible for ASIC's role in relation to the regulation and supervision of companies and small business to ensure sector adherence with the laws administered by ASIC and the promotion of market integrity.

The team's role is focused on corporate governance conduct and disclosure, financial reporting and audit quality, conduct of registered liquidators, and engagement with the small business sector.

The Companies and Small Business team conducts proactive surveillance and monitoring, considers applications for relief from legislative requirements, provides support to regulatory reform activities, and actively engages with relevant stakeholders to understand and respond to current and emerging industry issues.

The role

As an Analyst/Lawyer you will be accountable in this role for:

  • Undertaking risk-based supervision across sector and participating in thematic reviews of harms or problems.
  • Coordinating the collection of and analysing data and other information to identify and measure clear regulatory harms and identifying new way to utilise data.
  • Working on the implementation of policy and law reform
  • Assessing applications for relief from the legislation administer by ASIC and overseeing registration renewals.
  • Liaising and engaging with internal and external stakeholders and contributing to ASIC's public messaging
  • Drafting clear, accurate analysis and advice on matters
  • Conducting research and analysis on a range of regulatory issues

Please note that roles are available at either ASIC4 or EL classification.

  • ASIC4 – from $87,259 + 15.4% superannuation: candidates with 3-5 years' relevant experience
  • EL1 – from $114,351 + 15.4% superannuation: candidates with minimum 5-6 years' relevant experience.

You will be asked to indicate the classification that you wish to apply for.



About you

  • A relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Knowledge of, or the ability to readily acquire regulatory and sector related knowledge.
  • Experience assessing, challenging, and authenticating complex information, and the ability to make sound regulatory judgements.
  • Experience ideally gained in a corporate, consulting, government, or academic environment.
  • Strategic thinking, analytical, investigative and research skills, including data analysis and presentation.
  • Conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with strong business acumen.
  • Ability to conduct analysis on the application of laws in relation to financial services and corporate sector.
  • An ability to research, interpret and apply corporations and financial services legislation and policy.
  • Some exposure to, or an understanding of analysing quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Experience presenting information to different audiences through strong business writing and verbal communication.

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