Quantitative Analyst I
FirstRand - Cape Town, Province of the Western Cape
About us, purpose, experience and qualifications
Helpful Effective Ethical Innovative Accountable and you have one simple goal: to improve the lives of customers through simple, effective solutions that meet their needs, contact us today and join a winning team. All appointments will be made in line with the Bank’s Employment Equity plan The Bank actively supports the recruitment and advancement of individuals with disabilities. We recommend that candidates be encouraged to declare their disability and consult the Bank should they require reasonable accommodation.
To retrieve and manipulate data in order to build quantitative solutions and models within a specified framework, process and procedure, under guidance. To address business challenges and problems through statistical modelling and data analysis.
experience and qualifications
Minimum Qualification - B Degree Maths, Stats, Engineering, Computer Science, Econometrics, Physics or Actuarial Science
Preferred Qualification - Honours Degree
Experience - 1 to 3 Years
Experience in working in BusinessIntelligence, Informatics, Financial Services or Banking Sector and Analyticsadvantageous. Candidate needs to be SQL and/or SASproficient. SQL Server Analysis Services, Mathematics or Statistics knowledge andCritical thinking is essential.
Prevent wastage, and on an ongoing basis identify process improvements in order to contain and reduce costs
Develop, encourage and nurture collaborative relationships within FNB and/or across the FRG
Continuously assess own performance, seek timely and clear feedback and request training where appropriate
Increase understanding of business environment, business offering and customer experience
Participate in the entire model value chain
Continuously refine and enhance models to facilitate decision-making
Under supervision and within set processes and procedures, influence creative business solutions, optimise processes and inform strategic decisions through statistical modelling and data analysis
Ensure compliance to legislative and audit requirements and adherence to relevant processes
Develop and manage key stakeholder relationships that enable achievement of operational objectives
Drive customer service delivery goal achievement in line with predefined standards and in support of operational objectives