Market Research Firm-SG Analytics

Research and Analysis Roles

At SG Analytics, your progress is based on your ability, your talent and the time it takes to reach your goals. We provide the structure to ensure success and the elasticity to accommodate your needs. Each person is encouraged to take personal responsibility and accountability and contribute actively to the long-term sustainable growth of the business.

If you want to scale the heights and feel SGA is the organization for you, then apply for:

Investment Research:

Location: Pune

Years of Experience: 0-2 years

Your tasks:

  • Database-specific financial modeling requiring building/modifying/linking available financial models and customizing them based on the client’s guidelines
  • Create Buy side, Sell side Firm and contact profiles
  • Creating and linking excel and database-specific formulae in the provided/new template
  • Populating historical financials to understand the company’s operating/financial history
  • Taking ownership of individual deliverables within the specified timelines

Your profile:

  • Educational background such as MBA (Finance), CA (any level), CMA (final appeared/ completed) or CFA (max Level 1 completed)
  • Maximum of 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Very good financial knowledge and understanding of financial modeling
  • Experience in working with databases such as Bloomberg, FactSet, Capital IQ, Thomson Reuters etc. would be an added advantage
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Fast grasp, eye for details and ability to work under tight deadlines
 

Location: Pune

Years of Experience: 1-4 years

Your tasks:

  • Maintaining hedge fund related database for hedge fund managers and fund of hedge fund clients
  • Analyze hedge fund reports to process and upload data using different proprietary MS Excel models
  • Troubleshoot errors on the models and database, as and when required
  • Data reconciliation, verification and audit, if required
  • Follow proprietary processes diligently and maintain the quality and turnaround requirements above client SLAs
  • Understand and execute other sub-processes to ensure scalability across the division
  • Analyzing various types of securities and their exposure level details for hedge funds
  • Communicate with the client teams through emails and frequent telephonic calls for any data discrepancies or process deviations

Your profile:

  • 1 - 4 years’ experience (Preferably into Mutual/ Hedge Funds) with education background such as MBA (Finance) or comparable) and NOT pursuing CFA
  • Good understanding of hedge fund terms and reporting documents
  • Basic knowledge of funds/ hedge funds/ capital markets research
  • Good MS Excel skills
  • Quick learning ability
  • Good coordination skills for being a team player
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical, detail oriented, and self-motivated
  • Adaptability for new projects and ad-hoc assignments

Location: Pune

Years of Experience: 1-3 years

Your tasks:

  • Independently perform detailed credit analysis at both the issuer and sectoral level with cash-flow modelling being a requirement
  • Preparing credit notes, financial models, earnings notes, and thematic and sectoral reports
  • Preparing weekly report covering new issuances in the primary market and writing on the developments surrounding monetary policies of the major central banks including Fed, ECB, BOE, BOJ, etc.
  • Managing projects and communicating effectively with clients to ensure smooth delivery of ongoing engagements and resolution of client/ project related issues

Your profile:

  • Up to 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Good understanding of credit research in IG, crossover an HY space
  • Sector knowledge for consumer, food and beverages and retail sector
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver high quality research in a timely manner
  • Flexible to work on multiple projects
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg desirable

Location: Pune

Years of Experience: 0-2 years

Your tasks

  • Conducting sustainability research and analysis of companies across multiple sectors on ESG aspects
  • Analyzing the Annual Reports, CSR Report, Proxy Statement and Articles of a company to fetch information with regards to Economic, Environmental, Social and Governance-related data
  • Understanding and analyzing company policies, processes and commitments towards its stakeholders, society and environment
  • Creating a database of companies providing brief information of company about CSR and other activities
  • Tracking global news for ESG controversies on companies

Your profile

  • Academic background such as MBA or post graduation in Energy, Environment, Economics, Governance or Social Sciences
  • Excellent desk research and analytical skills
  • Good English communication skills, advanced knowledge of another foreign language (Mandarin, Korean, French, German) desirable
  • Understanding of ESG concepts is an added advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Good team player
  • Flexible and innovative

Location: Pune

Years of Experience: 0-2 years

Your tasks

  • Conducting sustainability research and analysis of Korean companies across multiple sectors on ESG aspects
  • Analyzing the Annual Reports, CSR Report, Proxy Statement and Articles of companies to fetch information with regards to Economic, Environmental, Social and Governance-related data
  • Understanding and analyzing company policies, processes and commitments towards its stakeholders, society and environment
  • Creating a database of companies providing brief information of company about CSR and other activities
  • Tracking global news for ESG controversies on companies

Your profile

  • Certification in Korean, with high proficiency in reading and writing in Korean as well as translation from Korean to English
  • Excellent desk research and analytical skills
  • Understanding of ESG concepts is an added advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Good team player and quick learner
  • Flexible and innovative
  • Educational background such as MBA or PG in Energy, Environment, Economics, Governance or Social Sciences

Location: Pune

Years of Experience: 0-2 years

Your tasks

  • Conducting sustainability research and analysis of Korean companies across multiple sectors on ESG aspects
  • Analyzing the Annual Reports, CSR Report, Proxy Statement and Articles of companies to fetch information with regards to Economic, Environmental, Social and Governance-related data
  • Understanding and analyzing company policies, processes and commitments towards its stakeholders, society and environment
  • Creating a database of companies providing brief information of company about CSR and other activities
  • Tracking global news for ESG controversies on companies

Your profile

  • Certification in Mandarin, with high proficiency in reading and writing in Mandarin as well as translation from Mandarin to English
  • Excellent desk research and analytical skills
  • Understanding of ESG concepts is an added advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Good team player and quick learner
  • Flexible and innovative
  • Educational background such as MBA or PG in Energy, Environment, Economics, Governance or Social Sciences

Location: Pune

Experience: 3-4 years

Your tasks

  • Analysing company reporting documents in order to create pitch books, company profiles, information memorandums, sector reports, financial benchmarking and trading and transaction comps
  • Interacting with the client for project coordination

Your profile

  • At least 3 years of experience in investment banking with at least 2 years working on the healthcare sector
  • Graduate (B.com/BA/Economics/BBA) or MBA (Finance), CFA or CA
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Experience in preparing pitch books, profiles, screening for targets/ buyers, sector reports, trading and transaction comps, as well as investment memorandums
  • Proficiency in financial modeling, including detailed 3 statement forecasting, multiple scenario analysis, discounted cash flow valuation, capital structure modeling, LBO and merger modeling, as an added advantage
  • Knowledge of databases such as Bloomberg, CapIQ, Reuters, Factset, and MergerMarket

Location: Pune

Experience: 1-3 years

Your tasks:

  • Coding/decoding the VB script in the financial models as per requirement
  • Developing custom tools/applications using Excel
  • Developing data analyses and reports/dashboards as per requirements
  • Providing suggestions to the process improvement

Your profile

  • 1-3 years of hands-on work experience in Advanced Excel and VBA
  • Experience in MS-Access is preferred
  • Able to work independently or as a team member on a project
  • Good working knowledge of SQL Database is an added advantage
  • Educational background such as BSc/BCom (Computers) or MCA/MSc

Location: Pune

Your tasks:

  • Providing high quality analysis of financial metrics for the telecoms and media industries
  • Primary point of contact for all of the financial data analysis
  • Working with the forecast team in the production of financial metric forecasts
  • Providing regular updates on the financial performance of relevant markets
  • Identifying, analyzing and communication variation in trends
  • Identifying new opportunities to improve and expand SG Analytics’ financial analysis deliverables
  • Building strong relationships with our sales teams to help deliver commercial success

Your profile

  • Masters degree in Finance or economics or other relevant postgraduate degree such as CFA
  • Excellent knowledge of business and financial data analysis as well as statistics
  • Experience in analyzing and commenting on corporate financial reports
  • Strong understanding of KPIs and their role in the business strategy
  • Understanding and awareness of the influence of economic factors on market development
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise with other divisions and analysts
  • Proficient at creating and delivering client presentations
  • Knowledge of telecoms and media industries as well as management accounting experience as an added advantage

Location: Pune

Years of Experience: 4-6 years

Your tasks:

  • Managing ESG research team and ongoing client engagements as well as ad-hoc projects
  • Conducting sustainability research & analysis of companies across multiple sectors on ESG companies
  • Understanding the client requirements and imparting the necessary training to the assigned team
  • Building and maintaining project-wise operational data such as work allocation, quality feedback, status reports, SOP, etc.
  • Responsible for on-time and quality client deliverables
  • Identifying and implementing process improvement ideas
  • Tracking, monitoring and communicating trends and opportunities in ESG domain
  • Coordinating with business development team for market intelligence
  • Maintaining the healthy and competitive work environment within the teams
  • Preparing ESG marketing collaterals, whitepapers, RFP, etc.
  • Proactive client communication/engagement and stakeholder management
  • Acting as back-up for the project manager/senior manager

Your profile

  • 4-6 years of relevant work experience in the ESG research field
  • Experience in project and team management
  • Good communication skills and logical thinking
  • Excellent skills and strong interest in generating original content are preferred
  • MBA or post-graduation in Energy, Environment, Economics, Governance, Social Sciences and similar
 

Business Consulting:

Location: Pune

Experience: 1-5 years

Your tasks

  • Collecting key performance indicators for specific companies and markets within the Telecommunication, Media & Technology (TMT) industry and ensuring the quality of the data set
  • Working with regional and topic analysts to understand where to source data and how to estimate missing data points
  • Building relationships with industry stakeholders to help in market knowledge and data integrity
  • Working with the forecasting team to provide market current and future market insights and being able to calculate and communicate any variances to customers
  • Supporting regional analysts in producing country and company reports
  • Supporting the database product manager in ensuring that data tools are updated on time and data sets are accurate, consistent and relevant for customers
  • Challenging existing work practices to try and continually strive for improvements in data quality

Your profile

  • Proven data research experience within a similar environment, in particular collecting and estimating data from a variety of secondary sources
  • High attention to detail with experience of data auditing
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Highly numerate, with the ability to analyze large data sets to identify key trends and growth rates
  • Highly proficient at Microsoft Excel
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Proven experience of being an effective team player
  • Knowledge of the TMT industry is desirable
 

Market Research:

Location: Pune

Experience: 0-5 years

Your tasks:

  • Collecting data for studies by conducting interviews over telephone and using CATI software, targeting
    • C-level executives, VPS, directors and other senior management level industry experts
    • Various industries (e.g. IT, retails, telecom, banking & financial services etc.)
    • Different regions
  • Generating lists of potential respondents as per project requirement through secondary research
  • Maintaining expected call logs, trackers, status updates etc.

Your profile:

  • Excellent communication skills in English and at least one other foreign language
  • High Excel proficiency
  • Self-drive and motivation to meet the project targets
  • Ability to manage your time, breaks and productivity independently
  • Ability to meet high standards of quality with adherence to the project guidelines
  • Strong attention to detail and out of box thinking capabilities
  • Flexibility to work in rotational shifts to cover Asia Pacific, Europe and Americas
 

Data Analytics:

Location: Pune

Experience: 4-6 years

Your tasks:

  • Subject matter expert on a wide variety of analytics methods specific for challenges faced by major retail players
  • Bridging the gap between holistic analytics consulting through technical delivery of analytics methods and tools for specific client needs
  • Work with cross-functional team members to identify and prioritize actionable, high impact insights across a variety of core business areas
  • Lead applied analytics initiatives that are leveraged across the breadth of our solutions
  • Research, designing, implementing and validating cutting-edge algorithms to analyze diverse sources of data to achieve targeted outcomes
  • Proposing analytics strategies and solutions that challenge and expand the thinking of everyone around you

Your profile:

  • Excellent foundation in data analytics in retail, specifically customer experience, merchandising and marketing
  • Hands on experience in Adobe Marketing Cloud, e.g. Target, AEM, DTM, Audience Manager
  • Experience in setting up analytical frameworks and prediction models and building up algorithms to automate operational tasks
  • Excellent programming skills in one or more of the following: Python, R, and/or SQL
  • Solid data-mining and analytical skills, including experience dealing with a large amount of data and good understanding of latest data-mining algorithms
  • Strong hold on statistics and machine learning techniques
  • Exposure of digital marketing, campaign analytics and social media analytics and hands on experience in Google Analytics
  • Good understanding of all phases of the analytic process including data collection, preparation, modeling, evaluation, and insight generation
  • Passionate about asking and answering questions in large datasets, and you are able to communicate that passion to business stakeholders
  • Strong interest in solving business problems, and living to find patterns and insights within structured and unstructured data
  • Data enthusiast with a practice of approaching problems in a mathematical manner. We would prefer candidates who can code their algorithms and can simulate their validity

Location: Pune

Experience: 3-5 years

Your tasks:

  • Generating (through SQL queries) and analyzing large transaction log data sets for key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Preparing customer-facing presentations for a variety of retail customers
  • Collaborating with the principal analyst as well as other functional groups within the organization on existing and new projects
  • Generating retail industry insights from large sets of retail data
  • Assisting with ad-hoc numerical modeling requests

Your profile:

  • 3-5 years of related work experience
  • Experience in handling large data sets in SQL. Advanced SQL query knowledge strongly desirable
  • Experience with R/Python
  • Experience with retail domain
  • Excellent attention to detail with regard to both numerical (spreadsheet) and presentation precision and elegance
  • Strong understanding of and sensitivity towards data integrity and cleanliness
  • Passion for the retail industry and the application of analytics to enhance the retail experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management skills and sensitivity toward deadlines
  • Expert knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Skilled at working with spreadsheets and data visualization
  • Ability to glean actionable insights from large data sets and find the story within the data
  • Ability to work collaboratively, yet comfortable working independently with minimal supervision

Location: Pune

Experience: 5+ years

Your tasks:

  • Writing/programming/developing and implementing visual data reports and creating personalized, interactive data visualizations, reports and dashboards from multiple data sources
  • Working with the business to process requirements and converting them into meaningful reports as well as training and communicating the reports to the business stakeholders
  • Assisting with process definition and library of reusable objects (fields, calculations, KPI, etc.)
  • Troubleshooting issues with minimal guidance, identifying data related problems and providing scalable solutions
  • Participating in the definition of application scope and objectives through research and fact finding
  • Maintaining productive working relationships with project sponsors and key systems users

Your profile:

  • More than 5 years of experience in report development and Business Intelligence
  • Experience with data visualization tools (QlikSense, QlikView) (MANDATORY)
  • Experience in building and using different extensions to develop Qlik Sense application
  • Knowledge of QlikSense extensions to be able to maintain the existing library and create new ones
  • Strong QlikSense reporting skills to be able to build new reports
  • QlikSense data tooling skills so we can continue to extract data from our various data warehouses to use in Qlik
  • Experience working with Metadata, MDM, and Data Quality tool suites
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Financial Industry experience is a plus
  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Business, Information Management, Computer Science Engineering related fields

Location: Pune

Experience: 2-5 years

Your tasks:

  • Planning, designing and writing test plans and scripts
  • Creating/debugging and executing test automation scripts in Selenium C#

Your profile:

  • At least 2 years of work experience with a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in Selenium C# automation
  • Experience in automation using VSTS 2013/2015
  • Experience with relational database technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server
  • Stringent knowledge of OOPs concepts
  • Strong knowledge of Selenium web driver concepts
  • Solid background in automated and functional testing, with the ability to plan, design and write test plans and scripts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Location: Pune

Experience: 1-4 years

Your tasks:

  • Performing white box and black box testing
  • Performing exploratory testing and usability testing based on customer user scenarios
  • Running regression tests and analyzing, investigating, documenting, and communicating test results to Dev
  • Reporting and verifying bugs on a timely basis
  • Collaborating, as needed, with other engineers located in different locations to identify new areas of testing as well as designing and implementing tests as needed
  • Contributing to overall test strategy, planning and being an active participant in all client related services

Your profile:

  • 1-4 years of relevant work experience with an educational background such as B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc or MCA
  • Knowledge in authoring test plans, test specifications, and test cases
  • Knowledge on SQL database
  • Knowledge on any defect tracking tools (JIRA, Test-link, Bugzilla or TFS)
  • Ability to resolve critical issues and adapt to constant change
  • Ability to cross skill and upskill to the needs and contribute to the account’s growth
  • Web-services testing skills desirable