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  • Posted: May 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • KPMG is the authoritative voice in Africa - unmatched in our ability to provide excellent service to our global, regional and local clients. KPMG in Africa's footprint ensures our forward-thinking, skilled professionals understand the complexities of doing business on this continent. Our deep expertise on Africa’s contrasts and opportunities and long-s...
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    Quantitative Risk Senior Consultant – Market and Counterparty Credit


    Quantitative Risk Senior Consultant – Market and Counterparty Credit 

    Purpose of the Job:

    • As part of the Treasury and Risk Transformation group of a big 4 consulting and audit firm, you  will be part of a team that brings together financial and technical skills that our clients can 
    • leverage throughout the lifespan of their change journey in order to ensure that people  (organisation), process and technology elements of change are managed in harmony.
    • The key purpose of the position involves helping our clients in the design and implementation of  treasury, trading and risk systems, operating models, organisational structure, risk measurement  and performance techniques.

    Critical Technical Skills or competencies

    •     Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills
    •     Understanding of Financial Markets, Data Analysis and Derivatives Valuation
    •     Solid knowledge of Market Risk, Counterparty Credit Risk
    •     Good Programming Exposure (VBA, C#, SQL, etc…)
    •     Exposure or Experience of trading and risk system (CompatibL, Bloomberg)
    •     Candidate must have a good understanding of quantitative methods and their application in the Financial Services industry

    Critical Interpersonal or Interactive skills

    •      Initiative and enthusiasm
    •      Responsibility and maturity
    •      People skills
    •      Professionalism
    •      Ability to deliver and follow-through on project responsibilities
    •      Confidence to be client-facing
    •      Above average linguistic aptitude and excellent writing skills
    •      Good communication/ presentation skills
    •      Previous project management experience would be a plus
    •      Ability to work under pressure
    •      Flexibility to accept change in terms of the consulting/ advisory environment

    Qualifications and experience

    • Relevant (BSc/ MSc) degree or Honours degree in Mathematical Finance, Actuarial Science, 
    • uantitative or Technical area

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to KPMG South Africa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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