and Merchant Bank (RMB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is a leading African investment bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups in Africa. We offer innovative, value-added advisory, funding, trading, corporate banking and principal investing solutions.
Innovation and ideas, exceptional performance driven by exceptional people, and attraction and retention of top talent along with a culture of empowerment and entrepreneurialism as well as sound banking principals are the foundations on which RMB is built.
We established our business on the basis of traditional values and innovative ideas, a philosophy we have nurtured ever since and one that we apply in everything we do. Today we combine innovation and entrepreneurship while pioneering new financial instruments for local and African markets.
What you will learn
We believe exceptional performance is only possible with exceptional people. Our success is built on our ability to attract and retain top talent through an empowering
and liberating culture, together with sound banking principles and innovative thinking.
As a graduate, you will get opportunities to learn by experiencing different roles, teams and tasks, while you are entrusted with responsibility fairly early on. Graduates also get the opportunity to learn firsthand from senior bankers with years of experience.
Employment is permanent from the start of the Graduate Programme, which gives you the opportunity to learn more about yourself and the business in an impactful and dynamic way.
The skills you acquire on the programme will help you to drive your own career growth and develop your path within the organisation. And you are given the latitude to explore the different specialisations in banking from the start.
in South Africa
annual leave days
Graduate starting salary:
R18 000 – R23 000
Best Fit Personalities
The head office is in Gauteng and there are offices in Western Cape, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.
Meal subsidies or subsidised canteen services
Study (financial) support
Gym or gym subsidy
Medical aid scheme
Areas of Study
Economics and management
Finance (accounting, auditing)
BSc (Hons) Advanced Mathematics of Finance
University of Witwatersrand
RMB Risk Support Financial Analyst
“I love a challenge and thrive on solving problems using intricate mathematical techniques. When the opportunity to join RMB’s Graduate Programme presented itself, I grabbed it with both hands. I enjoy every minute of my dream job in RMB’s Risk Support business which allows me to play a part in the business and the economy.”