Financial Services Advisory - Valuations Analyst (Graduate)

  • Magwa Cres, Waterval 5-Ir, Midrand, 2090, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Deloitte

Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and 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  Our Professionals demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: To be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters.

In South Africa, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organisations. We specialise in providing Audit, Tax, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Financial Advisory services. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, to consumer business, energy, mining and manufacturing, tourism, TMT and the public sector.

Deloitte professionals are unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to clients, and commitment to each other, and strength from cultural diversity. They enjoy an environment of continuous learning, challenging experiences, and enriching career opportunities. Our professionals are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities. Our talented professionals and our clients understand the link between a strong learning and development programme and the ability for Deloitte to deliver on its promise of consistent, high-quality service delivery worldwide.

At Deloitte, you have the opportunity to develop your talents and capabilities and be in the driving seat of your career. Our unique culture, commitment to continuous learning and accessible leadership encourages personal initiative and rewards innovative thinking. Whatever your age, gender or culture, you will make more of your career at Deloitte.

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you will find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

About the Division

Our Assurance services go beyond merely meeting statutory requirements. We help our clients perform better and achieve their business objectives. We listen to their needs, think about the business implications and tailor our approach accordingly. In today's changing global economy, businesses need trusted advisors. Because Assurance professionals at Deloitte take the time to understand our clients' business as well as the industries in which they operate, we can help them identify major risks and opportunities over and above performance of the traditional financial reporting function. Our services include:

  • Audit
  • FIST (Financial Institutions Services Team)
  • FIST (Financial Institutions Services Team) Advisory
  • Actuarial and Analytics Solutions
  • Financial Services Advisory
  • Actuarial & Insurance Solutions
  • Actuarial & Analytics Solutions

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, this role will support the Valuations team:

Valuations

  • 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

About the Role

As a graduate, you will 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.

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

Specific Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

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

  • MPhil
  • MSc Quantitative Risk Management, Risk Analysis
  • MSc Quantitative Risk Management
  • BSc Honours Quantitative Risk Management
  • BSc Honours Actuarial and Financial Mathematics
  • BSc Honours Financial Engineering
  • BSc Honours Quantitative Risk Management
  • BSc Honours Financial Engineering

BSc Honours in:

  • Advanced Maths of Finance or BSc (in Statistics or Mathematics)
  • Actuarial Science;
  • Applied Economics/Econometrics;
  • Computer/Data Science/Analytics;
  • Mechanical Engineering (or Electrical or Electronic);
  • Mathematical Sciences/Statistics;
  • (Applied/Financial) Mathematics;
  • Physics;

(Applied) Statistics;

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.

*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.

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