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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: New York City, Ireland

Salary: $45K - $65K

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) provides asset and liability management services to the Irish Government. It has evolved from a single function agency managing the National Debt to a manager of a complex portfolio of public assets and liabilities.  Businesses managed by the NTMA include borrowing for the Exchequer and the management of the National Debt, the State Claims Agency, the New Economy and Recovery Authority (“NewERA”), the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and the National Development Finance Agency. The NTMA also assigns staff to the National Asset Management Agency (“NAMA”), the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (“SBCI”) and Home Building Finance Ireland (“HBFI”) (together the “Associated Agencies”).

Necessary arrangements can be made at interview stage to accommodate the needs of candidates with disabilities. If you are having difficulty uploading your CV online or in fully accessing any information on this site please email Recruitment@ntma.ie

**Applications Closing Tuesday 31st October 20223 **

 

Summary of the Business

 

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) provides asset and liability management services to the Irish Government. It has evolved from a single function agency managing the National Debt to a manager of a complex portfolio of public assets and liabilities.

Businesses managed by the NTMA include borrowing for the Exchequer and the management of the National Debt, the State Claims Agency, the New Economy and Recovery Authority (“NewERA”), the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and the National Development Finance Agency. The NTMA also assigns staff to the National Asset Management Agency (“NAMA”), the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (“SBCI”) and Home Building Finance Ireland (“HBFI”) (together the “Associated Agencies”).

 

Role Summary 

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and motivated individual to join the NTMA on a 24-month associate programme commencing in 2024. The programme is open to graduates with a degree in Finance/ Economics/Commerce/Accounting or a related discipline.

This role is for a Portfolio Management/Investment associate placement and will sit in the ISIF.

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) sources and completes investments on a commercial basis in a manner designed to support economic activity and employment in Ireland. In June 2022 ISIF announced a revised impact strategy. This strategy focuses on long-term transformational investments addressing key strategic challenges facing the country. These include climate action, housing and enabling infrastructure, scaling indigenous businesses, and food and agriculture.  In addition, ISIF has flexibility to invest in national and compelling investments in response to future events. See www.isif.ie for more detail.

At the end of the programme the successful graduates will have developed a solid knowledge base of the areas within ISIF, including all the elements of portfolio management and our investment process. Associates will have exposure to deal sourcing and our investment review process,  risk management, asset allocation, performance of individual investments, ESG as well as data and analytics. Knowledge and understanding of the wider NTMA will also be achieved. You will be supported should you wish to embark on a professional qualification.

 

Our Associate Programme includes: 

 

  • Competitive salary and 23 days annual leave
  • Education support and paid study leave
  • A mentor to guide you on your career journey
  • Extensive workplace wellbeing programme
  • State of the art facilities with sustainably designed modern workspaces
  • Advanced technology enabling flexible and remote working
  • Career average defined benefit pension scheme

 

Working at the NTMA offers excellent benefits including: 

 

  • Flexible work options including remote working and variable work hours
  • An extensive wellbeing programme.
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities that allow for full career development within the organisation.
  • A diverse range of initiatives: LGBT+, Gender Matters, Disability Awareness, Sports & Social, Volunteering and lots more.
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership fees
  • Career average defined benefit pension Scheme.

 

Do you have what it takes? 

 

Are you ambitious, commercially minded and diligent?  Do you have what it takes to excel in a challenging, fast-paced team environment? Do you have the flexibility to adapt to different environments and responsibilities?

 

Successful candidates will have a minimum of a 2.1 honours degree or a minimum of a 2.1 Masters, ideally in Accounting/Finance/Commerce or related discipline.

 

Applicants must have the correct legal status to work in Ireland (Irish Citizen, EEA Citizen, Stamp 4, Stamp 1G Visa).

 

The NTMA are strong believers in the value a diverse work force brings to our business endeavours. We are able to accommodate candidates with a disability at every stage of our process. Should you need any additional support, please don’t hesitate to contact our Disability Liaison Officer – Laura Finnegan lfinnegan@ntma.ie

 

The NTMA is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recognise that a diverse and inclusive workplace informs better decision making, creative thinking, innovation and drives business performance. We are strongly committed to ensuring that our workforce is representative of our society.