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Analyst

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At Monocle, we believe work is more than just a job. It is a chance to make a difference in the world of finance. An opportunity to fulfil your potential. To make friendships with ambitious, positive, like-minded people. To gain invaluable industry experience and learn critical skills that will make you a highly sought-after management consultant.

 

Monocle is a people-centric, independent consulting firm, specialising in banking and insurance. We understand that our greatest asset is our people and because of this, we do things a bit differently.

 

Monocle offers:

 

  • Unparalleled growth and exposure – Monocle is uniquely positioned in the market to undertake projects across a wide spectrum of critical and exciting areas of the financial services industry. Our Analysts deliver mission critical projects at the most prestigious banks and insurers in Johannesburg, Cape Town, London and Amsterdam.

  • Unlimited training and development – Investment in our people’s development is at the heart of Monocle’s company ethos. That is why we prioritise the upskilling of every employee.

  • Unique and vibrant company culture – At Monocle, we believe friends work better together than colleagues. We love nothing more than partaking in a wide variety of activities through our company sponsored clubs.

  • Ultra-competitive compensation – At Monocle, we want the best talent to join our teams, so we understand that those individuals need to be recognised and rewarded for their true value.

 

Monocle is looking for the perfect candidate to join our team as an Analyst. As an Analyst at Monocle your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

 

  • Absorb and process information sufficiently in order to deliver to our clients’ requirements.

  • Perform tasks in a timely and effective manner, aligned to the specifications.

  • Solving industry specific problems.

  • Conducting business analysis and documenting requirements.

  • Performing data analysis tasks on large data sets.

  • Design and implement management reports and dashboards.

  • Write, read and analyse various computer programming languages.

  • Engaging with Monocle clients.

  • Continuously developing business knowledge and technical skills in the areas in which Monocle provides consulting services.

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

 

  • Hold a relevant degree with strong preference for a post graduate qualification.

  • Have a strong academic track record.

  • Have a keen interest in working with banks and insurers.

  • Have some experience in the financial services industry will be advantageous. 

  • Have a strong desire to learn and upskill subject matter knowledge and technical abilities.

  • Have good technical and programming skills are advantageous.

  • Be on their way to a professional qualification in finance and risk management such as CFA and/or FRM is advantageous.

 

The ideal Monocle Analyst also:

 

  • Has an enquiring mind and is eager to learn and improve their professional skillset.

  • Is able to work in a dynamic environment where one day never looks like another.

  • Is enthusiastic in their approach to their work.

  • Regards themselves as a high performer.

  • Is an excellent communicator with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Works well under pressue to meet client objectives.

  • Is sociable and enjoys interacting with others, both at work and at social events.

  • Works well independently and in a team.

  • Shares Monocle’s values.

Recruitment Process:

 

During the interview process, you will meet with different Monocle representatives – including both People and Culture representatives and company executives – and demonstrate your cognitive abilities in various assessments. A critical aspect of the interview process will be determining whether Monocle will be a good fit for you and your career aspirations, so please come prepared with any questions you may have.

 

If you have a passion for finance and problem-solving, a relevant qualification, and think you have what it takes to join a team of your smartest and most driven peers, start your Monocle journey today!

The application process

Assessment Test

A 60-minute, 90-question, online competency assessment test.

P&C Meet and Greet

A personal meeting with People & Culture to get to know you and to tell you more about Monocle.

Executive Interview

To discuss your skills, business knowledge, experience, project fit and the role requirements

Take your career to the next level at a dynamic and innovative management consulting firm.

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