Financial Risk Business Analyst

Location:Cape Town
Company:Nomad Now

Job description

One of our Nomad Now clients, the largest independent management consulting firm in South Africa, is seeking a financial risk business analyst with three to five years’ experience in financial services.


  • Three to five years’ experience in financial services
  • Experience in quantitative analysis and the interrogation of data (preferably in investments)
  • Understanding of economics, investment management, and the financial environment
  • Experience with systems like Bloomberg, Reuters, risk and performance analysis systems is advantageous
  • Understanding the drivers of investment returns (performance attribution)
  • Optimise the shareholder investment portfolio within the group's risk appetite, including capital coverage and IFRS earnings at risk dimensions, regulatory requirements and Liquidity requirements
  • Set the strategic asset allocation and TAA limits of the SIP Long Term Investment Portfolio, in line with overall risk appetite, and in line with SIP's overall objective
  • Understand the overall SIP performance drivers, and providing oversight to ensure portfolio performs in line with mandate, and propose improvements
  • Work with Risk team to ensure the portfolio remains within limits, that all instruments held, and transactions performed are within approved mandates
  • Establish and continuously improve MI processes, earnings reporting and attribution processes, working with insurance centre of excellence and financial decision support
  • Regularly report on the performance of the Shareholder Investment Portfolio to the various stakeholders
  • Manage relationship within the Group and ensure the MI used in budgeting and PnL reporting is timeous and appropriate
  • Drive the setting up of required MI processes and dashboard to more efficiently manage the SIP day-to-day operations 
  • Be responsible for drafting the commercials of mandates, tracking adherence to mandates, driving the budgeting process, and carrying out due diligence where required
  • Work with structuring and credit alternatives to improve overall balance sheet efficiency
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Posted on 22 Oct 08:01

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