As Australia’s first bank and oldest company, the Westpac Group—which started life as the Bank of New South Wales in 1817—represents a central, unbroken thread that runs through Australian history. It has survived and thrived because it has been guided by the same purpose over the years: to provide stability, support customers and communities, and help grow the economy.
Westpac Institutional Bank (WIB) delivers a broad range of financial services to commercial, corporate, institutional and government customers operating in, and with connections to, Australia and New Zealand.
When you join Westpac Group, you’ll be empowered to make a difference, speak your truth and discover what success means to you. But best of all you’ll be joining a whole organisation of people who love helping others find their success.
Our Grad Program
We’re looking to fill our programs with original thinkers and innovators from all degrees of study. Challenging and rewarding – our programs will get your career off to a flying start.
You must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen OR an Australian Permanent Resident, AND be in your final year of study for a university degree OR completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree no more than 3 years ago.
You’ll need to be available to start with us as a permanent employee in February 2025.
Our Financial Markets & Treasury Program
Our Financial Markets business is a leading provider of financial solutions across foreign exchange, interest rates, credit and commodities markets. Our Treasury team provide market-leading funding, liquidity and risk management of Westpac’s balance sheet, enabling all Westpac businesses to service their customers.
We have relationships with a diverse customer base covering the complete spectrum from Australian retail consumers all to way too large corporates, funds, supranational institutions, and central banks across the world. You will have access to global career opportunities as well as access to the most senior decision-makers in our Sydney office. You will be taking part in a fast-paced, dynamic and thriving business that is growing through technology and innovation, as well as unparalleled financial markets insights and expertise.
This is a 12-month program with 4 x 3-month rotations.
You will gain hands-on experience across your rotations, where you are an integral part of a team to help deliver solutions for our customers. A graduate typically completes a variety of rotations which could include: Treasury, Fixed Income, Commodities & Currencies (FICC) Trading, Corporate & Institutional Sales, Economics, Strategy, Debt Capital Markets, Commercial, Business and Consumer Sales, Financial Markets Digital & Platforms, or Quantitative Trading
The post-graduate program, Financial Markets & Treasury grads continues to help the bank and our customers navigate the complexity of financial markets through roles in Australia as well as across the globe in areas such as Treasury, Fixed Income, Commodities & Currencies (FICC) Trading, Corporate & Institutional Sales, Economics, Strategy, Debt Capital Markets, Commercial, Business and Consumer Sales, Financial Markets Digital & Platforms, or Quantitative Trading.
We are looking for outstanding talent across numerous disciplines who want to help customers thrive today and redefine tomorrow through unrivalled access and insights in financial markets.
We welcome applications from mathematics, computer science, engineering, and data science as well as those studying business and finance-based degrees with interest in global markets, high-performance technology, data, and digital platforms.
Through unrivalled access to experts across the business, you will grow to develop a diverse skillset, including the ability to adapt and be flexible.
Our Online Application
Your application will take approximately 10 minutes to complete and must be submitted online. You will need to upload a PDF or Word version of your resume AND a copy of your Academic Transcripts.
IMPORTANT: When completing the application form, please ensure you EXPAND ALL SECTIONS to INCLUDE your EDUCATION details and UPLOAD your RESUME & ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT.
The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.
Australian Permanent Resident
New Zealand Citizen
New Zealand Permanent Resident