Western Australia

Macro-economist - Senior Manager/Associate Director, Valuations, Modelling and Economics, Transaction Advisory Services – Sydney

Macro-economist - Senior Manager/Associate Director, Valuations, Modelling and Economics, Transaction Advisory Services – Sydney


  • Be part of a high-performing, supportive culture
  • Work with iconic government and industry clients
  • Work with a team of collaborators, innovators and the brightest minds in the industry

About EY


The opportunity

We currently have an opportunity for Senior Manager/Associate Director specialising in analysing macroeconomic trends in the Australian economy to join our talented Modelling and Economics group within Transaction Advisory Services in Sydney and work with our Chief Economist across the firm. We work across all industries and operate in a broad range of disciplines including macro-economic modelling, policy analysis and advice, data analytics and visualisation, simulation and optimisation, transaction and decision support modelling and other advanced economic modelling techniques.

Your key responsibilities

  • Analyse trends and emerging issues in the Australian economy
  • Work with the Chief Economist to drive the firms’ views
  • Develop research themes
  • Assist with publications and presentations
  • Work with our clients drawing on your insights to bring clarity in an uncertain economic environment

 Skills and attributes for success

  • Deep experience analysing trends in the Australian macro landscape
  • Sound working knowledge of key economic data sets (notably ABS) and evaluation methodologies
  • 2-3 years work experience at the RBA or Treasury, or similar
  • Experience at a financial institution or macro research team
  • Understanding of econometrics and modelling techniques
  • Innovative creative thinking
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Effective presentations skills
  • Collaborative nature
  • Ability to exercise initiative and work under limited supervision, delivering to tight timelines

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Proficiency in Macroband
  • Understanding of techniques such as PCA, Random forest, Natural language processing
  • Understand application of CGE modelling

Who are Transaction Advisory Services?

EY’s Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) division offers strategic corporate clients and private equity client’s professional transaction advice and services, from the strategic analysis phase of the transaction lifecycle, through to execution, and transaction integration. The goal is to help EY clients achieve their best capital performance, deliver value to their stakeholders and meet their strategic corporate objectives. Learn more about TAS here - https://www.ey.com/au/abouttransactions

What working at EY offers

Our Total Rewards package includes: 

  • formal or informal flexible working options e.g. remote working, flexible start and finish times - https://www.ey.com/au/eyflexibility
  • career and learning development e.g. EY badges (https://www.ey.com/gl/eybadges), career mentoring
  • an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings e.g. Salary packaging, parental leave and support, health checks

Who we are

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer (https://www.ey.com/au/eydiversityInclusion) offering a vast range of internal networks including Ability EY, our disability network, Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network enabling us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within.  If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or +61 1800 017 666.  

Make your mark. Apply Now!

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider. 


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