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Financial Modelling Analyst | Gaming | Century City

We view our client as one of the top digital organisations in South Africa, who provide marketing and support services to millions of clients across the globe. They are based in very trendy and upmarket offices in Century City, Cape Town. A multi billion-dollar global giant in their field, they are able to attract the very best talent in South Africa, and retain them. They are currently looking for a Financial Modelling Analyst to join their team.

Job description

Purpose of the Role:

As the Financial Modelling Analyst you will be responsible for meaningful analysis of the past and expected future performance of portfolio companies, both potential (i.e., due diligence) and actual (i.e., financial and operational oversight). Achieving this requires a methodical and rigorous data analyst with at least basic software and database development skills who is able to turn large volumes of data into meaningful insights for the evaluation of opportunities and the oversight and management of successful investments.

Duties include, but not limited to:

Obtaining and manipulating data from multiple sources, including so as to ensure that financial reporting is accurate

Developing (in conjunction with senior software developers) and managing scalable systems, models and methodologies for speedy turnaround of due diligence requirements under significant deadline pressure

Meaningful participation in deal negotiations through provision and presentation of detailed analysis of historic and expected future performance of target businesses in comparison with experience elsewhere in the group

Developing and managing systems and processes for the analysis of large volumes of operational business data for financial and operational oversight by reference to budgets / targets / KPIs

Delivery of regular reports and analysis, both for oversight meetings with management of portfolio companies and for alerting of group stakeholders if / when performance problems arise

Consultation with / assistance to portfolio companies regarding data analysis, reporting, KPI management, etc (this can mostly be done by phone and VC, but may require occasional overseas travel)

Identification of areas where better monitoring / measurement / systems / AI / ML / etc. can add meaningful value to portfolio companies, and working with them to deliver same

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The job holder may be required to complete any other reasonable duties in order to achieve business objectives.

 

Even the most experienced talent should have the opportunity to expand and improve their skill sets in many advanced areas of knowledge at this employer.   

If you have the right attitude and right aptitude, we can assure you that room for growth at this employer is unprecedented.  

They firmly believe in staying up to date with latest technologies, so you’ll be working with the latest tech at international standards.  

Whilst this is a very modern and fast paced organisation, the atmosphere is also relaxed.  Leave those suits and ties at home, but please wear something. 

Our client doesn’t believe that sitting in traffic for hours each day is necessary so working hours are flexible, with core working hours between 9am and 4pm.   

To keep you healthy, stress free, and happy – they provide nutritious meals (free of course), serve cappuccinos from their coffee bar, provide free access to the gym, and of course there are free massages from their wellness therapist when you need it the most.  

Our client is able to pay top dollar to attract and retain top talent in South Africa and offer excellent end of year bonuses based on company and individual performance.  The company is outperforming though, so for now, the rest is up to you.

Work hard and play hard?  Head on down to the bar every Friday afternoon, try your hand at Poker on Thursday evenings, enjoy regular team building events such as white river rafting, and so much more. 

Most of all they have created a culture second to none.  Small on egos; big on energy.  Possibly the most employee centric client we’ve come across.  Ever.

If you meet with our requirements and think you could be a match then you’ll want to pop your CV to info@anniemercer.co.za. 

 

Requirements

Essential Criteria:

• Data analysis and financial modeling
• Microsoft Excel and SQL / Python / R or similar

Desirable Criteria:

• Machine learning / artificial intelligence
• Online gaming metrics, operations, systems, processes and regulations

Category

Location

Century City, Cape Town

Available

Interested in this position?

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, kindly send your CV to info@anniemercer.co.za. In your email, please feel free to tell us why you are an excellent fit for the role and also include your current earnings and notice period. We look forward to chatting with you.