DATA ANALYST - ANALYSIS OF INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO DATA FOR PERFORMANCE REPORTING PURPOSESMUST HAVE SOUND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS SKILLS IN INVESTMENT PORTFOLIOS AND KNOWLEDGE OF ECONOMIC ISSUESREPORTS TO : STRATEGY AND PLANNING MANAGERDURATION : PERMANENTSALARY : NEGOTIABLELOCATION : SANDTONCLOSING DATE : 13 JANUARY 2022MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE : BCom Degree graduate with sound financial analysis skills and knowledge of economic issues and Investment portfolios3 years relevant work experience preferably in the FINANCIAL / CONSULTING sectors.
Economist qualification will be advantageous.MINIMUM TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THE ROLE : Excellent MS Office skills especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills.
Able to use pivot tables to analyse dataAnalysis of data, mainly investment portfolio data for performance reporting purposesCollect, validate and interpret data for strategic purposesCompile quarterly economic outlook with emphasis to specific industries affecting the CompanyCollect and analyse primary or secondary data for the department's research purposesGood report writing skillsPerform desktop research as requiredPOSITION OUTPUTS : REPORTING : Analysis of data mainly investment portfolio data for performance reporting purposes.
Collect, validate and interpret data for strategic purposes.Compile Monthly and Quarterly Performance Reports.Respond to ad hoc requests for performance information.
Develop data models as required.Compile quarterly economic outlook with emphasis to specific industries affecting the CompanyWork closely with management to identify and develop data requirements for the organisation.
FACILITATING STRATEGY PLANNING : Prepare reports from data analysis conducted for input into organisational strategic conversations.
Participate in the co-ordination of strategic planning workshops as requiredPrepare presentations.RESEARCH : Collect and analyse primary or secondary data for the department's research purposes.
Assist Strategy and Planning Manager to draft research reports in order to inform management's decision-making at strategic level.
Develop efficient tools to effectively share information through the organisation.BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIESOrganisedProfessionalSelf-motivatedGood time managementMeticulous attention to detailWillingness and ability to work extra hours when required