Financial Modeller
Robert Walters
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
2d ago
source : Latest Jobs
  • A leading, Global, Management Consultancy are looking to hire a Financial Modeller at an Assistant Manager grade, to join their Debt Advisory division.
  • Ideally coming from a Bank, an in-house debt or quant team in a Corporate, or a boutique Corporate Finance Firm, this high-achieving individual will become part of an experienced team, with huge opportunities for development and training.

    The role will be 50% Quant focused, and 50% Corporate Finance focused, the aim being to work on improvements of derivative valuations, credit pricing and other quant applications within the business, by bringing a greater depth of technical skill into the team.

    Whilst candidates will ideally demonstrate some existing exposure to a Debt environment, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain rigorous training in both Debt & Capital Advisory , core skill is Financial Modelling, but these Financial Modelling skills can also be taught if the academic ability is there. KEY QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Honours Degree in a highly Quantitative or statistical subject (Maths, Advanced Maths, Risk Management, Actuarial, Stats, Econometrics, Quantitative Finance, Advanced Mathematics of Finance, etc.)
  • CQF (Certificate in Quantitative Finance) (Fitch Training) highly advantageous
  • CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Level II & above highly advantageous
  • SHORT OVERVIEW :

  • Top Academic results across both Matric & University
  • Intelligent, energetic, driven, ambitious with high EQ ( Emotional Intelligence )
  • Strong extra-curricular credentials include sports, colours and leadership roles
  • IT SKILLS :

  • Python & VBA - highly advantageous for Advanced Financial Modelling
  • Must demonstrate strong potential from a Quant perspective
  • RESPONSIBILITIES : 50% Corporate Finance - working closely with clients on engagements to :

  • Make assessments on optimal debt solutions
  • Financial modelling of current and future debt vs equity balances
  • Full, bespoke Debt & Capital Advisory
  • 50% Quant

  • Building and design of Quant applications, namely for improved derivatives valuations and improved credit pricing
  • Due to the budget, this role is not suitable for a fully qualified CA(SA), and the hire will be made in line with the business's Employment Equity policies

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