Mathematical Sciences

Example Job Adverts

Please find below some recent job advertisements sourced by the Careers and Employer Liaison Centre (CELC). 

It should be noted that this is not an exhaustive list, but is merely meant to demonstrate the employment opportunities available to graduates of this discipline.

Origin, Energy Trading Analyst (Physical Markets)

Origin's Trading Operations Team is responsible for our day-to-day participation in the physical energy markets, which involves short-term optimisation of Origin's long-term portfolio. This includes operational gas scheduling under contacts and trading activities in various gas markets and bidding the output of the company's power stations into the 24-hour electricity spot market to optimise the electricity portfolio.

The Energy Trading Analyst role is an entry point which provides you with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and experience required to become an Energy Trader. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Analysing short-term gas and electricity market conditions and operational considerations
  • Interacting with plant operators and market operators to execute strategies
  • Participating in project work to implement changes to the operating environment

You will be an engineering, mathematics or business graduate with a keen interest in the energy sector. You are excited by the prospect of learning the intricacies of trading in the physical energy markets and you can demonstrate to us passion and commitment for embarking on a career in this industry. Your great teamwork and people skills will complement your high level spreadsheet and problem solving abilities and will be fully utilised in this fast paced work environment. 

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, Graduate Program

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority is Australia’s financial services regulator, regulating around $4 trillion in assets for 23 million Australians.

We are looking for graduates with high academic standards and integrity to help us carry out this very important work, with a minimum credit average from:

  • accounting
  • actuarial
  • banking
  • econometrics
  • finance
  • financial modelling
  • law
  • mathematics
  • public policy
  • statistics

We will also consider high achieving graduates with strong research and analytical skills from all disciplines.