Deloitte Africa Financial Services Advisory (FSA): Valuations Quantitative Manager Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Africa Financial Services Advisory (FSA): Valuations Quantitative Manager Jobs in South Africa


About Deloitte:

  • Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com

    About the Division:

  • Financial Services Advisory (“FS Advisory”) is an established advisor within the financial services industry. Our vision is to be the leading provider of advisory services to financial services institutions and corporate treasury operations across Africa. Our service offering includes:

  • Credit Risk

  • Balance Sheet Management (Including Enterprise Risk Management, Stress-testing and Economic Value)

  • Valuations

  • Regulatory Advisory

  • Regulatory Assurance

  • IFRS Advisory

  • Corporate Treasury

  • FS Advisory furthermore incorporate the service offering of Business Optimization Services, which focuses on enabling our service offerings listed above through enhancing our clients’ processes and data management frameworks within their organisations.

  • The FS Advisory team comprises a strong mix of business, risk and regulatory practitioners with a technical appreciation for both financial modelling and programming disciplines. In so doing, we are able to bring our clients practical solutions that look to address their end-to-end strategic and business model requirements.

    Main Purpose of Job:

  • To support the business area leadership in the implementation of strategic initiatives through the effective management of the team, and to provide key insight and guidance in quantitative modelling methodologies for valuations, risk, and strategic projects.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance to the team on suitable choices of modelling methodology and valuation principles by working closely with the head quantitative analyst

  • Review valuation models for a broad range of financial instruments; including derivatives, employee share schemes, BEE deals, financial guarantees

  • Play a key role in the strategic development of technology that automates and improves service offerings

  • Ensure that best
    practice valuation models and methodologies are presented to the team, and that these are clearly documented

  • Ensure that best practice valuation models and methodologies are implemented consistently

  • Remain a thought leader in the derivative valuations and risk space by researching relevant industry topics, and attending conferences and market events

  • Take initiative in identifying and implementing process improvement where required

  • Problem solving and issue resolution

  • Manage and oversee client relationships, fees and budgets

  • Responsible for managing client delivery teams and overseeing their work

  • Communicate upward and downward feedback on technical matters around IFRS or derivative valuations

  • Assist in growing the profitability of the team and service offering

  • Mentor and coach junior staff

    Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • At minimum a bachelor’s honours degree in a scientific discipline. A master’s or doctor’s degree in financial mathematics, pure/applied mathematics, physics or engineering is an advantage.

  • At least 6 years Practical experience and knowledge of the financial markets, with knowledge of the application of mathematics of finance and is required.

  • Experience in an Object Oriented Programming language, e.g. C#, Java, Python. Good knowledge of C# and programming experience is a large advantage

  • Experience in VBA an advantage.

  • Good knowledge of accounting standards, e.g. IFRS2, IFRS9 and IFRS13, an advantage.

  • Strong MS Excel skills.

  • MS Word and PowerPoint.

  • LaTeX an advantage.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Africa Financial Services Advisory (FSA): Valuations Quantitative Manager Jobs in South Africa


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