Senior Quantitative Analyst




  • Full Time
  • Sandton, Gauteng

Praesignis (Pty) Ltd



Job Details

Department
other

Minimum experience
Mid-Senior

Company primary industry
Banking

Job functional area
Information Technology

Job Description

Our client in the Banking Industry is looking for a Senior Quantitative Analyst to join their dynamic team!Job PurposeTo develop and maintain best practice models and assessment strategies in line with regulations (where applicable) to facilitate world-class risk management and/or attainment of strategic objectives.Job ResponsibilitiesBuild 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.Enhance business efficiencies and ensure compliance through formal communications and interacting with external bodies.The challenge model builds from around the cluster through peer review participation and ensuring best practices.Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc).Research and make recommendations for corporate citizenship initiatives in areas of influenceParticipate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy (e.g.. Green Strategy).Seek opportunities to improve business processes; models and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and add value to Nedbank.Contribute to the development of differentiated; superior solutions (solution engineering) that meet stakeholder and business requirements through analysis; business requirements gathering and design validation.Ensure product and/or solution design is congruent with the required business specifications by meeting stakeholder requirements timeously.Contribute to the development of differentiated; superior solutions (solution engineering) that meet stakeholder and business requirements through analysis; business requirements gathering and design validation.Ensure product and/or solution design is congruent with the required business specifications by 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 business process consistency through formal communication; updating and maintaining policies.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.Support the achievement of the business strategy; objectives and values by reviewing Nedbank and Business Unit Plan and ensuring delivered systems; processes; services and solutions are aligned.Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in the field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers.Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in the performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed; experience practiced, and certifications obtained and/or maintained within specified time frames.Enable skilling and required corrective action to take place by sharing knowledge and industry trends with the team and stakeholders during formal and informal interactions.RequirementsExperience as an analyst with coding exposure as well as prior experience in a managerial / leading a must.1-3 years’ experience using SQL, SAS, Python, programming, and Microsoft Office with a specific focus on Excel Automation & optimization Business writing.Bachelor’s degree majoring in Maths, Statistics, IT, Science or EngineeringTechnical / Professional KnowledgeIndustry trendsMicrosoft OfficePrinciples of project managementRelevant regulatory knowledgeRelevant software and systems knowledgeRisk management process and frameworksBusiness writing skills

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