Investec is a distinctive specialist bank and asset manager. We are grounded in our entrepreneurial culture, which is balanced by a strong risk management discipline, client-centric approach and the ability to be innovative.

Investec London, UK
15/11/2019
Full time
Are you looking for that next step in your career? Perhaps a better work environment or a new challenge? Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK, Australia and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves. We have a key opening for an Analyst to join our Private Bank team based in the City of London. The role will see you perform analytics across our business functions to measure and help achieve our strategic and operational goals. You will be in regular contact with members of our Banking, Data & Analytics and Support functions as you help our data-driven division evolve. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in a similar role and excellent analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and derive insight from high volume and varied data sources. What are my key responsibilities? Ability to distil business requirements into succinct questions to generate analysis that drives action and the growth of the Bank. Exceptionally numerate and be able to interpret information and spot trends; “telling a story” back to the business, tailored to the audience. Great data visualisation skills and extensive experience of building dashboards, reports and (ideally) models. Experience of handling large volumes of data from multiple sources. Knowledge of relational database models and structures. What technical knowledge is required? Experience of statistical analysis (using SAS, R or Python). Proficient in industry standard reporting and data visualisation tools (for example Power BI). Proficient knowledge of T-SQL. Excellent Excel knowledge. Experience in implementing reporting requirements and (desirably) delivering Self-Service analytics. How about my attributes? Team orientated, results driven, strategic thinker. Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and influencing skills. Questioning mind-set; evaluating everything through an analytical lens. Proven time management skills and ability to perform under pressure; demonstrating critical thinking to prioritise workload. High degree of initiative, commitment and enthusiasm. Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch! **We are open to conversations about flexible working so please ask**
Investec London, UK
11/11/2019
Full time
We are seeking an enthusiastic and engaging self-starter who is keen to gain broad exposure to the Risk Management area at Investec across Credit Risk, Market Risk, Liquidity Risk and Operational Risk. This person will have a specific focus on analysis and preparation of materials for Rating Agencies the PRA and the Executive. This role is an exciting chance to gain unique exposure to the Head of Risk Management and the CEO at Investec. What will you be doing? Accurate and attentive review of data in Rating Agency draft credit opinions, Executive reports, corporate profiles, templates, various information requests and data spreads Ensuring all action items with respect to Rating Agency requests for information and questions are documented, followed up, resolved and stored Preparation and maintenance of Rating Agency dashboard with key figures to be monitored as well as maintaining historical information of these metrics Update and maintenance of Rating Agency models of lnvestec and comparison of scores and output relative to peers Manage and ensure execution of Rating Agency stress testing process Keeping up to date with Rating Agency methodology and criteria for the rating of banks and providing analysis and information thereon to Head of Risk Management and to Risk Management teams Presenting summaries of peers Ratings and Rating Reports to the Head of Risk Analysis & Reporting team and Risk Management teams Research various areas of interest as required by Executives and others for purposes of understanding Rating Agency requirements, peers and general banking landscape Identifying opportunities to make the Rating Agency process of collation and presentation of information more efficient and delivering the efficiencies Highlight opportunities in portfolio analysis to meet specific requirements of the Executive and Rating Agencies What are we looking for from you? Ability to work to tight deadlines and produce accurate work to a high quality Build and maintain strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders Analytical Skills: think critically, engage in analysis of complex data and present output in a meaningful way Excellent PowerPoint expertise Work on projects alone whilst using relevant resources Robust and tenacious under pressure Your development: At Investec we are always keen for continuous self development and in this role we would encourage you to attend industry specific courses and conferences to assist towards your learning. Research shows that some candidates – particularly female candidates – can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our role specification hold you back. Get in touch!