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Associate - Actuarial, Quants and Data Science

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Advisory: Actuarial, Quants and Data Science


 


Quantitative Associate


 


Gauteng, Johannesburg


 


 


We are looking to expand our Actuarial, Quants and Data Science team. The practice focusses on Financial Services across Banking, Insurance, and Corporate treasuries. Our services cover statutory, regulatory, and other quantitative areas both from an advisory and an assurance perspective


 


The opportunity


 


Drawing on your knowledge and experience, you will provide innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. You will also actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. In line with our commitment to quality, you will consistently drive projects to completion and determine that work is of a high quality.


 


Your key responsibilities 


 


The successful applicant will grow, develop in a team which  offer’s our clients advice and hands on assistance with issues such as design, review and validation of credit risk models across classes (PD, LGD, EAD, ECL) under IFRS 9. You will also assess credit impairment and due diligence reviews. You will be involved in review and validation of Basel internal rating-based models and the design and review of risk governance operating model. In addition, you will design and review of credit risk pricing models.


 


Skills and attributes:


 


  • Participate in and, as required, lead AQDS client engagements

  • Assist in developing long-term, sustainable relationships with key client stakeholders in line with our go to market strategies and individual market development initiatives

  • Assist in building and deliver relevant client solutions, based on knowledge of the client’s agenda

  • Be part of developing informed views for the client on the implications of current and anticipated industry issues

  • Assist in generating new business sales through proactively managing aligned accounts, identifying new client opportunities, playing a significant role in developing and driving a sales campaign/solution


 


 


To qualify for the role, you must have 


 


  • Qualifications: Relevant Masters (MComm / MSc /MPhil) or Honours degree with the intend to pursue a professional qualification (CFA / FRM / PRM / FIA / FASSA)

  • Market related remuneration

  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years working experience is required


 


 


 Ideally, you’ll also have:


 


  • Ability to develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring junior  levels of staff (identifying training needs where necessary)

  • Provide learning and growth opportunities to staff and encourage the potential within all staff to take on challenging opportunities


 


 


What we look for:


 


We are looking for a trusted business advisor who appreciates a collaborative culture by nurturing team members through mentoring and coaching, knowledge sharing and adapting relevant ideas from previous projects or experiences. Drawing on your knowledge and experience, you will provide innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. You will also actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. In line with our commitment to quality, you will consistently drive projects to completion and determine that work is of a high quality.


 


What working at EY offers


 


As one of our valued employees in EY, you get to work with inspiring, meaningful and challenging projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. At EY we value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. In addition to these, you will be part of an interdisciplinary environment that encourages high quality and knowledge exchange. Furthermore we offer excellent working conditions, in a stimulating, inclusive and enjoyable environment.


 


We offer:


  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


 


About EY


 


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.


 


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


 


Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.


 






Advisory: Actuarial, Quants and Data Science

 

Quantitative Associate

 

Gauteng, Johannesburg

 

 

We are looking to expand our Actuarial, Quants and Data Science team. The practice focusses on Financial Services across Banking, Insurance, and Corporate treasuries. Our services cover statutory, regulatory, and other quantitative areas both from an advisory and an assurance perspective

 

The opportunity

 

Drawing on your knowledge and experience, you will provide innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. You will also actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. In line with our commitment to quality, you will consistently drive projects to completion and determine that work is of a high quality.

 

Your key responsibilities 

 

The successful applicant will grow, develop in a team which  offer’s our clients advice and hands on assistance with issues such as design, review and validation of credit risk models across classes (PD, LGD, EAD, ECL) under IFRS 9. You will also assess credit impairment and due diligence reviews. You will be involved in review and validation of Basel internal rating-based models and the design and review of risk governance operating model. In addition, you will design and review of credit risk pricing models.

 

Skills and attributes:

 

  • Participate in and, as required, lead AQDS client engagements

  • Assist in developing long-term, sustainable relationships with key client stakeholders in line with our go to market strategies and individual market development initiatives

  • Assist in building and deliver relevant client solutions, based on knowledge of the client’s agenda

  • Be part of developing informed views for the client on the implications of current and anticipated industry issues

  • Assist in generating new business sales through proactively managing aligned accounts, identifying new client opportunities, playing a significant role in developing and driving a sales campaign/solution

 

 

To qualify for the role, you must have 

 

  • Qualifications: Relevant Masters (MComm / MSc /MPhil) or Honours degree with the intend to pursue a professional qualification (CFA / FRM / PRM / FIA / FASSA)

  • Market related remuneration

  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years working experience is required

 

 

 Ideally, you’ll also have:

 

  • Ability to develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring junior  levels of staff (identifying training needs where necessary)

  • Provide learning and growth opportunities to staff and encourage the potential within all staff to take on challenging opportunities

 

 

What we look for:

 

We are looking for a trusted business advisor who appreciates a collaborative culture by nurturing team members through mentoring and coaching, knowledge sharing and adapting relevant ideas from previous projects or experiences. Drawing on your knowledge and experience, you will provide innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. You will also actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. In line with our commitment to quality, you will consistently drive projects to completion and determine that work is of a high quality.

 

What working at EY offers

 

As one of our valued employees in EY, you get to work with inspiring, meaningful and challenging projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. At EY we value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. In addition to these, you will be part of an interdisciplinary environment that encourages high quality and knowledge exchange. Furthermore we offer excellent working conditions, in a stimulating, inclusive and enjoyable environment.

 

We offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

 

About EY

 

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

 

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

 

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

 


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