Deloitte Financial Services Advisory Graduate Programme - 2021 Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Financial Services Advisory Graduate Programme - 2021 Jobs in South Africa

About the Financial Services Advisory

  • Financial Services Advisory (FSA) 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.

  • The FSA team comprises a strong mix of business, risk and regulatory practitioners with a technical appreciation for both financial modelling and programming disciplines.

  • Through this, we are able to bring our clients practical solutions that look to address their end-to-end strategic and business model requirements.

  • Within FSA, we have the following four core teams, involved in the service offerings as listed below each team and you can also state a preference in a certain team:

    Capital (Treasury, Capital & Liquidity Management)

  • Risk Appetite and Risk Strategy

  • Balance Sheet Management

  • Stress Testing

  • Asset Liability Management

  • Financial Risk Management Modelling and Validation


  • Design, Develop & Implement Credit Management Frameworks

  • IAS 39 / IFRS 9 Impairment Models

  • Basel Credit Models

  • Credit Scorecards & Analytics

  • Behavioural Product Pricing

    Managed Services Solutions

  • FinTech Development

  • Digitization

  • Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence

  • Prototyping

  • Big Data Analytics


  • Derivative Instrument Valuations

  • Hedge Accounting Advisory

  • IFRS 2: Share Options and BEE Valuations

  • Tool / Model Development and Validation

  • Counterparty Credit Risk (xVA) Valuations

    Job Description

  • As a graduate, you will join our graduate programme within FSA and will rotate in the various areas.

  • The FSA graduate programme offers you the opportunity to rotate across three core business areas for a period of 3 years, giving you exposure to a broad range of quantitative risk management techniques, such as risk and financial modelling, design and implementation of risk / capital / funding frameworks, stress testing, regulatory developments, financial instrument valuations and pricing.

    What We Offer

  • Unrivalled learning opportunities. Because we perform consulting services, every project is different and every client is different, providing you with fresh challenges and the opportunity to expand your professional network.

  • Exciting career growth prospects
    with remuneration to match the prospect of working closely with professionals who are leaders in their fields.

  • The opportunity to explore less traditional actuarial fields and be involved in leading edge projects.

  • Extensive exposure to a broad range of risk work, providing the opportunity to build and strengthen a broad range of risk management skills

  • A large team of professionals to support business and professional growth and provide project resources.

  • The international Deloitte network provides opportunities to travel and access to International best practice.

    About You

  • Assisting in the development, automation and validation of financial and risk models.

  • Perform statistical analysis (e.g. clustering and segmentation).

  • Perform numerical valuation techniques (e.g. derivatives and exotic structures) and constructing yield curves.

  • Assisting in the creation of market leading solutions and thought leadership; building strong clients relationships and general problem solving.

  • Reporting to the Manager who leads the team you are assigned to, but also reporting to the managers leading individual projects.


    University Graduate with a Masters (MCom / MSc / MPhil) or Honours degree, specialising in any of the following relevant fields:

  • Actuarial Science;

  • Applied Economics/Econometrics;

  • Computer/Data Science/Analytics;

  • Engineering (preferably Electrical or Electronic);

  • Mathematical Sciences/Statistics;
    (Applied/Financial) Mathematics;

  • Physics;

  • Quantitative Risk Management;

  • (Applied) Statistics; or

  • Any other relevant degree.

  • The intention to pursue a professional qualification (CFA / FRM / PRM / FIA / FASSA) is advantageous.

  • Computer Literacy

  • Experience in C#, Matlab, Python, R, SAS or VBA is an advantage.

    Additional Information

    What we are looking for

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills.

  • Technical proficiency and an eagerness to expand skills and develop knowledge.

  • The ability to thrive in a busy environment with multiple deliverables.

  • The ability to interact in a team environment.

  • The ability to find innovative solutions to complex and often unusual challenges.

  • Flexibility i.e. the ability to adapt quickly to changing environments and changing requirements.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Financial Services Advisory Graduate Programme - 2021 Jobs in South Africa

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