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Implementation Consultant

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ENVIRONMENT:

A fast-paced leading FinTech company offering an intellectual culture by placing importance on idea generation, innovation, learning and discussing interesting topics seeks an Implementation Consultant with a minimum of 5 years’ experience within the financial markets industry and a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university.

 

DUTIES:

The configuration and implementation of the program at our various clients.

Understand the business requirements of the clients, the main focus being the research and investment process of these Asset Managers.

Liaise and Interface with clients in a support role.

Understand and manage the client’s data requirements, the data being specific to the financial markets. Practically as an example, this may involve uploading data into from various sources (JSE, Bloomberg, Internal Reports) using a toolkit and then manipulating the data in such a way that it provides end users of the system with a customised report.

Understand and implement financial models and processes.

Provide feedback to the Development team regarding new functionality and bugs.

Own and enhance the relationship with users.

Be a Brand Ambassador

 

REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience within the financial markets industry

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university.

The following degrees have been found to be a good fit: BCom/Bachelor of Business Science degree with a major in IT and/or Finance. Either the candidate should have studied Finance but has an interest in IT or vice versa.

Any financial qualification relevant to the Asset Management Industry (i.e. CFA) is ideal. However, it should be noted that the ideal candidate who has successfully completed any CFA courses should be more interested in the IT side of Asset Management as opposed to a Portfolio Manager position for example.

The programs main interface is Excel. Consequently, proficiency in using Excel is a plus.

The platform is primarily configured using the programming Language, which is based on Excel’s functions. Some experience in a programming language is therefore also a plus.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

A passion to learn and extend knowledge outside of the work sphere

The ability to self-manage

The ability to communicate clearly, communicate with clients and be part of a team

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

COMMENTS:

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to loren@datafin.com and mention the reference numbers of the jobs.

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