Assistant Manager – Credit Risk Modelling

A leading audit firm is looking for an Assistant Manager – Credit Risk Modelling to join their FRM team in Johannesburg

In this role, you would support the development and validation of credit risk models for provisioning and capital adequacy. You would assist in managing the teams and mentor junior staff

Key requirements:

  • Relevant experience within a quantitative credit risk-based role
  • Well-versed in contemporary statistical techniques and practices in credit risk modelling.
  • Able to read, interpret and create software code, and relevant experience with modern computing languages related to credit risk modelling (e.g. SAS, Python, or R)
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Proven track record of managing and delivering small workstreams
  • Experience in managing teams, coaching, and mentoring junior staff
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with conflicting priorities and deadlines.
  • Good presentation and communication skills with the ability to articulate quantitative concepts to both technical and non-technical individuals


  • At least 2 – 3 years of credit risk experience
  • Familiar with SAS, Python, or R
  • Experience mentoring junior staff

Education & certificates:

  • A Hons or Masters’ degree in a quantitative discipline such as Quantitative Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to Financialcareers@hireresolve.za.com

You are welcome to contact (021 551 8638) or connect with either Jessica Davies, or Lindy-Lee du Plessis on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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