Junior Quantitative Analyst (Graduate) | Old Mutual Finance

Old Mutual Finance, a company of Old Mutual South Africa, is inviting applications from graduates with a post graduate degree (e.g. honours) in Computer Science, Applied Maths, Maths, Statistics, Engineering, or Physics or a related field of study to apply for its Junior Quantitative Analyst graduate opportunity currently available at its Pinelands,  Cape Town offices.

What are the requirements?

  • Be in possession of a post graduate degree such as an Honours degree in either Computer Science, Applied Maths, Maths, Statistics, Engineering, or Physics or a related study field.

How to apply?

To apply for this Junior Quantitative Analyst graduate opportunity at Old Mutual Finance, Pinelands CLICK HERE NOW.

Closing date: Unspecified. Advertised 1/7/2014

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Junior Investment Analyst

 

Old Mutual are on the lookout for a talented and driven individual to join the ALM Unit.

The successful incumbent will be responsible for quantitative research & modelling for risk management of guaranteed products and also assist in developing investment strategy for annuity funds and other guaranteed product portfolios. The individual will initiate, and assist in developing improved risk and investment management strategies, prepare analysis and reports to assist with the ongoing review of investments and performance of investment strategies against benchmarks and targets. The individual will work with the modelling development team on implementation of quantitative models into ALM modelling framework as well as support the product development teams with the structuring of guarantees in new product developments and investment strategies.

KRA’s

·         Quantitative research & modelling for risk management of guaranteed products

·         Assist in developing investment strategy for annuity funds and other guaranteed product portfolios

·         Initiate, and assist in developing improved risk and investment management strategies

·         Prepare analysis and reports to assist with the ongoing review of investments and performance of investment strategies against benchmarks and targets

·         Work with modelling development team on implementation of quantitative models into ALM modelling framework

·         Support product development teams with structuring of guarantees in new product developments and investment strategies

Requirements

Qualifications:

·         Post-graduate degree in Finance, Actuarial science, economics or applied mathematics

·         Very strong academic record

·         Very good understanding of financial markets and investment strategy

·         Strong business acumen

·         Superior computer proficiency at an advanced level – PowerPoint, Ms Word, Excel, and Outlook

·         Excellent verbal and written communication

·         Perform well under pressure

·         Attention to detail

·         Actuarial and/or finance background is an advantage

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