EY FSRM Assistant Manager (TMP) Africa, India, and Middle East (AIM) in Johannesburg, South Africa

FSRM Assistant Manager (TMP) Africa, India, and Middle East (AIM)


Requisition # JOH0022Q

Post Date Jul 17, 2018

EY’s Talent Market Place(TMP) connects our consultants to our markets while working on projects which are based in the Middle East.

Please Note : You must be willing to be deployed for a maximum of 2 years on the AIM TMP projects which are outside the home region but you shall be eligible for fly-backs to your home country for one week in every 6 weeks.

EY FSRM is looking for a Assistant Manager with credit and liquidity risk experience acquired in the banking industry or in advisory services.


The FSRM Assistant Manager will be involved in all aspects of the delivery of financial risk services to advisory client accounts. The role will provide specialized services in risk management and analytics.

The Senior Consultant will be responsible for supporting engagement execution, as well as developing and maintaining productive relationships with clients.


  • Strong academic background with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Finance, Mathematics, Actuarial Science or Engineering (equivalent education and/or experience may also be considered)

  • Knowledge of credit risk regulatory capital requirements for Banks (Basel II, Basel III)

  • Knowledge of accounting standards related to credit provisions (IAS 39, IFRS 9)

  • 2 years of experience with credit risk modelling including models for the purposes of adjudication, collections, regulatory, accounting, stress testing and economic capital.

  • Experience working with data and performing related analysis including knowledge of programming languages such as SQL, VBA or R.

  • Experience working in a banking environment with a well-developed risk management culture and infrastructure or comparable experience working as an advisor to financial services companies

  • Possess the desire and ability to work closely with quantitative and technology professionals on engagements

  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Self-motivated and willing to ask probing questions to identify client opportunities

  • Possess strong communication, presentation and technical writing skills to describe ideas, concepts and issues that involve interpretation, analysis and assessment of complex conceptual topics

  • Possess a self-starting attitude, an ability to think outside the box and thrive on new challenges

  • Candidates should be willing to be based for up to 2 years in Middle East whilst maintaining home office in Africa

  • Speaking Arabic is an advantage though not a requirement