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Quantitative Analyst

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Our client, a small enterprise financial services provider, is seeking a Quantitative Analyst to assist with the development and enhancement of credit risk management methodologies and tools that will minimise any possible credit risk for the company.


  • Ensure compliance with risk management policies.
  • Design a roll rate (RR) and probability of default (PD) models for business and wholesale portfolio.
  • Review and statistical validation and calibration of the company credit risk rating models to increase predictive power of the company risk rating models.
  • Review of a full independent IFRS 9 impairment audit, which includes modelling roll rate, PD and LGD’s.
  • Build Expected Loss (EL) calculation model as well as stress testing components in EL calculations.
  • Perform independent IFRS 9 impairment methodology development and validations including scenario analysis and stress testing across the company’s portfolios.
  • Develop reports by leveraging off the regulatory reporting process.
  • Design and Develop EAD and PD under new IFRS 9 standards and Basel.
  • Build forecasting models using economic factors.
  • Manage and train relevant staff on credit risk rating, PD, EAD and Expected Loss models.
  • Work with Independent Consultants in the Gap Analysis and the implementation of IFRS 9 in the company.
  • Work with Head Credit, minimise risk by enabling compliance and operational responsibilities.


  • A degree in either Mathematics or Statistics.
  • Postgraduate qualification in Mathematics or Statistics will be an added advantage.
  • 3 to 5 years’ work experience in the financial or Auditing sector.
  • Knowledge of credit risk Measurement and Quantification.
  • Knowledge and experience of IFRS 9 Impairment models.
  • Knowledge and Experience in building of PD EAD and LGD Models.
  • Knowledge and Experience of statistical Validation and Calibration of PD and EL Models.
  • Build forecasting models using economic factors.

Kindly note that if you do not hear back from us within two weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

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Banking/Finance And Investment

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Geographic Location

Gauteng - Centurion