Data Analytics Professionals


Are you passionate about data and want to work in an organisation that has a strong community purpose?

APRA has a strategic priority to improve its data enabled decision making and is investing in capabilities to support this priority.

We’re seeking data professionals across a range of levels to help deliver on both our current priorities and across an ambitious program of future focused work, shaping the way APRA uses data to support risk based decisions.

Data and analytics play a central role in helping APRA achieve its mandate of protecting the Australian community by establishing and enforcing prudential standards and practices, and promoting financial system stability. The Data Analytics unit provides analysis, insights and tools to enable data driven decision making in supervision, resolution and policy implementation.

APRA collects prudential data from more than 4500 regulated entities including banks, insurers and superannuation funds. Our integrated approach to delivering insights sees us exploring and using data at the entity, industry and macro-economic levels, informing entity financial analysis, industry overviews and development of evidence-based policies.

APRA is also undertaking a data transformation program that will deliver a world-class analytics platform that enables us to efficiently collect, store and access the data we collect.

At APRA you will get unparalleled insight across the financial services industry, working with an evolving industry-wide data collection approach and gaining exposure to government agencies such as the RBA, ABS, ASIC, and more.

You don’t need to be an IT or technology expert to join our Data Analytics team. Roles cover data analysts, data scientists, business analysts, data quality specialists, data collection designers, data taxonomy specialists, actuaries, economists, stress testing professionals, SAS developers, business process designers and data administrators, along with people and team leaders from across these disciplines.

Careers at APRA are varied, rewarding and are grounded in a desire to support the community by delivering against APRA’s mandate. We’re also committed to supporting flexible working arrangements and creating an inclusive environment.

If any of these sound like you, we want to hear from you:

• You’re in a role where you leverage your analytical skills to develop insights and ideas (bonus points if these skills are currently being put to use in the financial sector and/or you’re using tools such as SAS, Power BI, R, Tableau etc.) • You’re a financial professional currently working in a regulatory reporting team • You’re a business analyst with great communication and stakeholder engagement skills • You’re a data scientist including working with big data and predictive analytics • You’re using data to identify emerging risk trends and develop key risk indicators
• You have data modelling or management skills, or data governance experience • You lead high-performing teams providing business insights • You have worked in, or consulted on, a major data transformation project • You have experience in determining and delivering a Data Strategy • You are passionate about working with data and lifting the profile of data in the organisation

This is a greenfield opportunity to help inform and shape the future of how APRA works. To apply, please complete an expression of interest by 30 November 2018. We have immediate opportunities available and a number of upcoming opportunities across the spectrum of roles in Data Analytics, working from our Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane offices.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $6 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.

APRA invests in contemporary technologies to enable our employees to achieve work life balance, via flexible working practices. We are dedicated to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaboration and continuous improvement. APRA provides ongoing studies support, structured training programs and excellent career progression opportunities all within a highly professional environment.

APRA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability status.

For a role statement and to apply, please visit our Careers Page at The closing date for applications is 2 December 2018. For further information or assistance, please e-mail Please do not apply to this e-mail address.

Sydney New South Wales Australia

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