Opportunities @ Acuité

Manager - Business Development
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Position: Manager - Business Development

Minimum Qualification: Any Graduate – Post Graduate with a financial academic background

Prior Experience: 3 - 5 years

Location: Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkatta, Gujarat

Salary Band: As per industry standards

Other Benefits: Sales Incentives

Job Description: 

 Acuité is India's prominent credit rating and research company,  looking for candidates interested in making a career in Business Development / Corporate Sales.

The role involves industry research, new client acquisition, and interactions with bankers, CXOs, and various decision makers to showcase Acuité's expertise and service offerings.

It will present you opportunities to interact with heads of the organizations and opinion makers, enhancing the richness of your career.

Fresher Graduates with outstanding communication skills, a knack for sales and ambitious career aspirations may apply


 

 

Quality Process Executive (Content Editor)
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Position: Quality Process Executive (Content Editor)

Minimum Qualification: Post Graduate in Literature / Business Communication

Prior Experience: 1-2 Years

Location: Mumbai

Salary Band: As per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance

Job Description: 

  • Primarily responsible for editing of Rating Rationales and other material including opinion pieces, commentaries
  • Correct & Improvise the content in the rating rationales while maintaining analytical quality and credit opinion as warranted by the rating
  • Constantly communicating with Analysts across teams and locations
  • Following the workflow and internal process
  • Adhering to Acuite's policies and processes with due consideration of required compliance

The candidate should be highly focused on delivering quality work efficiently under tight deadlines. Prior work experience in business journalism will be an added advantage.

Desired Candidate:

  • Excellent Verbal & Written Communication
  • Willing to stretch working hours when required
  • Good with precis writing

 

AVP/ Sr. Manager-Business Development (Large Corporate)
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Position: AVP/ Sr. Manager-Business Development (Large Corporate)

Minimum Qualification: MBA / CA / CFA

Prior Experience: 5 - 10 years of experience in Credit Rating/Credit risk analysis/Banks /Brokerage house/Merchant Bankers

Location: Delhi, Chennai,Hyderabad, Mumbai

Salary Band: as per industry standards + Sales Incentives

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance

Job Description: 

Acuité is building a separate Capital Markets division. This division will drive future growth of the company and play a very important role by leading innovation in the credit rating space. The Capital Markets division will handle rating and research assignments for large corporates listed on NSE/BSE platforms, corporates issuing debt capital market instruments like bonds, debentures and commercial papers.

Job Description

  • Responsible for revenue achievement, lead generation, pre-sales, negotiations, closure and relationship maintenance
  • Oversee key relationships with lead arrangers, influencers and bankers for large domestic mandates and for regular deal flow
  • Manage/Coach the team for revenue generation, client management and lead generation
  • Develop and monitor client retention strategies for the region
  • Strengthen Acuite’s brand as an analytical organization through various franchise initiatives and industry networking
  • Preparation of business proposals and client presentations
  • Track developments in the key industry/sectors and credit markets


Requirement

  • Existing relationships with players in the debt capital market and hands-on experience of handling such DCM transactions, Debt exposures
  • Understanding of financial statement analysis, which includes analysis of P&L, balance sheet, and key ratios.
  • Knowledge of analyzing and rating companies
  • Business and proposal writing skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Client Relationship management.

Eligibility Criteria

  • MBA / CA / CFA
  • 3-5 years of experience in Credit Rating/Credit risk analysis/Banks /Brokerage house/Merchant Bankers

Team Leader - Rating Admin & Regulatory Reporting (Chartered Accountants only)
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Position: Team Leader - Rating Admin & Regulatory Reporting (Chartered Accountants only)

Minimum Qualification: Chartered Accountants only

Prior Experience: 0 - 3 years

Location: Mumbai

Salary Band: as per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance

Job Description: 

This role is with the Rating Admin compliance team. It will teach you: 

1. What it is like to work and thrive in a SEBI approved and RBI accredited Rating Agency

2. To be abreast with the latest regulations for Credit Rating Agencies and Capital Market Intermediaries in general.

3. To design / re-design processes and to ensure all compliance requirements are met at all points in time

4. To think how to leverage on and design technological solutions to ensure compliance

We welcome CAs (freshers may apply) who understand that compliance is indeed good and following processes keeps an organisation safe and sound.

This role is apt for you, if:

1. Attention to detail is your forte

2. You like to diagnose process breakdowns and execute solutions to problems

3. Highlighting potential risks gives you an adrenaline rush


 

Analyst – Financial Sector Ratings
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Position: Analyst – Financial Sector Ratings

Minimum Qualification: MBA from Tier 1/II Institute or CA

Prior Experience: Preferably 1-2 yrs. of equity research or credit rating experience in financial sector; freshers are also welcome if they have understanding of the financial sector.

Location: Mumbai (BKC)

Salary Band: as per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance

Job Description: 
Job Role:
 
1. Independently handle rating assignments and client engagement

2. Conduct research and publish reports on financial sector

3. Past experience in securitisation transactions preferred

Required Competencies:

1. Good understanding of financial sector

2. Good report writing skills

3. Strong communication skills – both written and verbal

4. Ability to work under stretched timelines




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Our exciting journey started in 2005 with rating of bank borrowers most of whom were small and medium enterprises. At that time, credit rating was a concept known only to large issuers of capital market instruments. Since then, like a caterpillar transforms itself into a beautiful butterfly, we transformed to rate bonds, bank facilities of large corporates and issuers across industries. Along came many achievements - SEBI Registration in 2011, RBI accreditation in 2012, 50,000 ratings in 2018, 5,000 Bond and Bank Loan Ratings in 2017, launch of India's first Android and iPhone app to disseminate rating, tamper-proof QR-code-enabled rating rationales, and SMERA Terminal to name a few.

Now is the time to re-emphasize our increasing footprint across all segments of ratings through the launch of our new name - 'Acuité'.

The name has changed. The spirit of upholding highest standards of analytical rigour, continuous improvement, excellence in our processes and quest for innovation remains the same. We would like to re-emphasize that we will continue to work hard to provide independent, unbiased and timely opinion of highest standard.

Acuité means 'sharpness and clarity of thought and vision'. Let our research and ratings help you take decisions with confidence.


Sankar Chakraborti
CEO