Performance & Market Risk Consultant
- Cape Town, Cape Town, ZA
- Confluence Technologies Inc.
Job DescriptionPerformance & Market Risk Consultant Cape Town, South Africa Why Confluence? Over the past several years we have undergone a great deal of positive change and growth to become the company we are today. Our global footprint now spans multiple countries, giving our employees the opportunity to get exposure to other countries and cultures. And it stands to reason that none of this would have been possible without the hundreds of hard-working employees who work at Confluence. What do we do? As a leading global technology solutions provider to the investment management industry, Confluence helps clients solve complex investment data challenges across the front, middle and back office. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Confluence services over 1000 clients in 40 countries, with locations across Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia and Asia. More about the role & team As part of Confluence’s continued focus on providing an excellent service to our global clients, we are looking for a Market Risk and Performance Consultant to join our growing software implementation and support team in Cape Town. The successful candidate will be responsible for consulting to, support and training of our key clients, as part of a pre-existing and cohesive team. As you progress in your knowledge and experience, you will be expected to provide support to the Sales team in the form of client product demonstrations, bringing credibility and expertise when required. The position also has input into the development of our software products via a close link with various Product Managers. There will be regular travel to client sites in Cape Town. Some travel to other locations in South Africa on a more ad hoc basis. Please note that the role is open to South African citizens only. What skills and experience do I need to succeed? You may work for a Fund Accountant, looking to get into the Performance/ Risk space in the Asset Management industry. You will hold demonstrable experience in software delivery or risk analytics software or within a risk analytics operations team. Ideally you will also understand investment analysis techniques and calculations including performance, attribution, derivative pricing, fixed income pricing and advanced risk analysis (VaR, Stress Testing, Back Testing, etc.). You may hold experience in Asset Management Middle/Back office or experience in Fund Accounting. We will consider graduates with a relevant degree and a keen interest in investment analysis with some work experience, however preference will be given towards candidates who have proven experience in the use of investment management systems particularly analytics systems. What do we offer? Confluence offers generous benefit packages for team members. As a growing, global organization, we are always looking for ways to ensure that our employees can access benefits that matter to them and their families. This includes: Generous time off packages Global Career Development opportunities Social Events Referral Bonus scheme - $3,000 per successful referral Plus many more! More about the Location We offer flexible working options for all employees. You will work partly remotely, with requirement to visit our Cape Town office weekly. #LI-Hybrid Values We look for people who align with our 4 values. Integrity Face reality with honesty, courage and accountability Imagination Deal creatively with challenges and envision what the world could be Discipline Build good habits into reflexes which become a part of our life Service Committed to the success of others If you would like to find out more about a Career at Confluence, please apply today. We are committed to providing equal opportunities regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic origin and we give full and fair consideration to the employment and career development of disabled persons, commensurate with their aptitudes and abilities. To understand how and why we hold your data please view the relevant Privacy Statement: Confluence Privacy Statement Confluence Privacy Statement - South Africa Powered by JazzHR