Quantitative Analyst – Government Job Vacancies in Johannesburg

eSmart Recruitment CC


One of our clients in the Banking sector are looking for a Quantitative Analyst to join their team.


Job Purpose


To develop and maintain Business Banking’s regulatory capital and impairment models


Duties & Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

  • Build and formally present reports by monitoring business performance within the set risk appetite and through analysis.
  • Report to; monitor and advise operational areas to manage trends through analysis for ad-hoc requirements.
  • Manage client expectations by liaising with stakeholders through the model build process as well as the systems and strategy development process.
  • Increase efficiencies through programming and automating processes.
  • Challenge model builds from around the cluster through peer review participation and ensuring best practice.
  • Contribute to the development of differentiated; superior solutions (solution engineering) that meet stakeholder and business requirements through analysis; business requirements gathering and designs validation.
  • Ensure product and/or solution design is congruent with the required business specifications through meeting stakeholder requirements timeously.
  • Ensure continuity and record keeping through formal sign-off at forums and by creating documentation.
  • Ensure data accuracy through data and front-end analysis; pre and post testing of system/strategy changes.
  • Ensure accuracy and feasibility through impact analysis for newly developed products.
  • Review reporting and ensure accuracy through analysis and providing feedback.
  • Providing advice to key operational areas ensuring optimal resource allocation and desired results through analysis and communication.
  • Manage access and change control and ensure compliance by creating change logs and restricting/providing access.
  • Take corrective action where risk is identified in any processes; models or reporting; through analysis and formal communication.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Essential Qualifications


  • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math


Minimum Experience Level


  • 3-5 years relevant experience in an analytical environment
  • SAS coding experience required, impairment or capital modelling experience preferred 


Type of Exposure


  • Analysing situations or data that requires an in depth evaluation of multiple factors
  • Developing ways to minimize risks
  • Managing conflict situations
  • Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas
  • Sharing information in different ways to increase stakeholders understanding
  • Comparing two or more sets of information
  • Working with a group to identify alternative solutions to a problem.
  • Interacting with diverse people
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Analysing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data


Technical / Professional Knowledge


  • Industry trends
  • Microsoft Office
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Risk management process and frameworks
  • Business writing skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Business Acumen
  • Quantitative Skills

Package & Remuneration

Market Related 


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