Opportunities @ Acuité

Team Lead - Inside Sales (Phone Sales)
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Position: Team Lead - Inside Sales (Phone Sales)

Minimum Qualification: Post Graduate

Prior Experience: 3 - 6 years

Location: Kolkata

Salary Band: As per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance, Accident & Term Life Insurance

Job Description: 

Acuité Ratings & Research Limited is certified as a Great Place to Work®️. This reflects our high-trust, high-performance culture and our people-centric aspirations, making us an employer choice.

Acuite is looking for a smart, well-articulated candidate with a sales acumen and sound financial knowledge for it’s Business Development Support division. 

Role & Responsibilities 


-Managing a team of Inside Sales Representatives responsible for :

  • Contacting prospective clients for Digital Sales
  • Making Presentation to clients through Video Conferencing
  • Explaining Products, Services & Rating Process to the clients
  • Scheduling Meetings for BD Team for Offline Sales
  • Co-ordination and follow up with BD team for Lead Closures
  • Updation of Status of Leads and daily activities in internal Software
  • Experience in MS Office and Preparing Power Point Presentation
-Training the team on products, services & skill development
-Creating scripts for the team on the various products & services
-Managing  internal (business development team) & external (client) escalations

Desired Skills:

  • Candidate should be presentable with excellent communication skills and good diction
  • Team Handling skills
  • Hands on experience of MS Office & Power Point Presentation

Business Development - SME Ratings & Gradings (field Sales)
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Position: Business Development - SME Ratings & Gradings (field Sales)

Minimum Qualification: Graduate in any stream

Prior Experience: 1-3 years of B2B sales experience

Location: Mumbai, Delhi, NCR, Gujarat, Kolkata

Salary Band: As per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance, Attractive Incentives

Job Description: 

SMERA is looking for candidates in with good communication & interpersonal skills for their SME - Business Development Team.

The candidate should be a graduate experienced in field sales / business development with a fair understanding of the financial sector. Business Development, SMERA shall be responsible for:

  • Generating leads from various available sources
  • Meeting top decision makers of prospective and existing clients
  • Understanding their need for ratings and funds
  • Presenting various offerings of SMERA
  • Meeting bankers on a regular basis to share SMERA's insights on industry, financial markets, macro economy etc. and to update about the recent developments of SMERA
  • Meeting revenue targets and adhering to SMERA's policies
  • Updating daily activities through SMERA's internal sales workflow
  • Maintaining relationship with industry associations, and government departments

The candidate should be self-motivated, disciplined professional who loves meeting people and can take pressure.

Senior Analyst - Corporate Sector Ratings
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Position: Senior Analyst - Corporate Sector Ratings

Minimum Qualification: MBA - Finance / CA

Prior Experience: Minimum 3 yrs. of equity research or credit rating experience in corporate or infrastructure sectors with a track record in research report publications

Location: Hyderabad & Mumbai (Kanjurmarg), Kolkata - Candidate should be willing to Work from Office

Salary Band: As per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance

Job Description: 

Acuité Ratings & Research Limited is certified as a Great Place to Work®️. This reflects our high-trust, high-performance culture and our people-centric aspirations, making us an employer choice.

Acuite is looking for smart, well-articulated candidates with an analytical acumen and sound financial knowledge for it’s Corporate Sector Ratings division.  

The role of  Senior Analyst is to arrive at a fair rating for a debt instrument or bank facility based on sound understanding the Industry and businesses, analyzing financial and non-financial information, evaluating the promoter and management team in line with laid down rating criteria. A Rating Analyst will be required to interact with Clients (Promoter or CXO levels), Bankers and Other lenders, Auditors (if required). A Rating Analyst will present and defend the rating recommendation at the Rating Committee comprising accomplished and learned senior ex-bankers.

Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research for corporate sector or infrastructure sector and publish reports and articles independently to contribute to thought leadership 
  • Independently handle rating assignments and client engagement 
  • Deliver client and investor presentations
Desired Competencies: 
  • Strong analytical understanding of corporate credit 
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Very strong communication skills – both written and verbal
  • A passion and strong aptitude for research
  • Ability to work under stretched timelines

NOTE: This position requires relevant experience. Applications without relevant experience will not be considered.  

Corporate Finance (Exclusively only for Chartered Accountants)
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Position: Corporate Finance (Exclusively only for Chartered Accountants)

Minimum Qualification: Chartered Accountant

Prior Experience: 0 - 2 years

Location: Mumbai (Kanjurmarg) - Work from Office

Salary Band: As per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance

Job Description: 

Acuité Ratings & Research Ltd. is certified as a Great Place to Work®️. This reflects our high-trust, high-performance culture and our people-centric aspirations, making us an employer choice

Acuité is looking for smart, well-articulated Chartered Accountants with 0 -2 years of experience

Responsibilities:

  • Handle Statutory Audit, Tax Audit, Internal Audit.
  • Hands on Experience in Tally with review of Debtors & Creditors Reconciliation
  • Monthly TDS & GST Reconciliation
  • Income Tax Assessment & Follow up for Income Tax Refund
  • Ensuring no leakage of revenues from TDS Credit and Input Tax Credit Point of View.

Desired skills:

  • Good Business Communication skills - verbal & written English
  • Excellent MS Office Skills
  • Self-motivated, disciplined professional with an eye for detail
  • Integrity and process orientation is a must.
 

 

Business Development - Large Corporate Ratings
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Position: Business Development - Large Corporate Ratings

Minimum Qualification: MBA / CA / CFA

Prior Experience: 0-3 years

Location: Mumbai, Delhi

Salary Band: As per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance, Attractive Incentives

Job Description: 

Acuité Ratings & Research Ltd. is certified as a Great Place to Work®️. This reflects our high-trust, high-performance culture and our people-centric aspirations, making us an employer choice.

Acuité is looking for smart, well-articulated candidates with prior experience in Business Development/Sales in Credit Rating, Bank, Financial Advisory, NBFCs, with a fair understanding of sales in financial services. If you have what it takes & want to be part of our Human Capital refer to the below role & responsibilities & apply!


Responsibilities:

  • Originating high value mandates, pre-sales, negotiations, and relationship maintenance
  • Identifying prospective large clients, generating new business from the existing clientele in line with business targets; mapping client’s requirements & providing best products to suit their requirements
  • Oversee key relationships with lead arrangers, influencers and bankers
  • Develop and monitor client retention strategies for the region
  • Prepare high quality proposals, presentations and other business communications
  • Strengthen Acuité's brand as an analytical organization through visibility in financial markets through seminars and regular interaction
The desired candidate should be have good command over language (English, Hindi & one regional language at least), and pleasant personality. Integrity and target orientation is a must.



Associate - Data Operations
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Position: Associate - Data Operations

Minimum Qualification: BMS / B Com / BBA/ BAF / BFM

Prior Experience: 0 -1 yrs work exp

Location: Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata

Salary Band: 

Other Benefits: 

Job Description: 

Your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Entering the financial statements ( Balance Sheet/ P& L/ Cash Flows/Projections )into spread sheets
  • Preparation of draft company report.
  • Coordination with analysts, rating admin team
  • Assisting the rating analyst in preparation of rating note
  • Assisting Analysts in excel modelling, preparing financial notes and other data as required based on the financial statements.
  • Verify the documents which are received for the process of Rating Analysis.
  • Complete the data entry process for the cases assigned.
  • Prepare reports for products like due diligence etc. 

What do you need to apply for this Role?

  • Fresher / Experienced with a Finance academic background
  • Good Understanding of balance sheet, P&L and ratio analysis.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good understanding of MS Excel and MS Word
  • Positive attitude with a driving passion to achieve results and chase targets to overachieve the expected numbers

 What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible working hours will allow you to pursue work with passion yet manage a balanced work-life
  • Free Training will be provided on process & expectations
  • Knowledge enhancement through exposure to varied size & kinds of businesses
  • Be part of a high performing team & company

 

 

Client Servicing Executive
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Position: Client Servicing Executive

Minimum Qualification: Any Graduate/Post Graduate

Prior Experience: 1-3 years

Location: Mumbai (Kanjurmarg), Kolkata

Salary Band: as per industry standards

Other Benefits: Training will be provided

Job Description: 

  • Welcome calls to clients and explaining them the rating process
  • Follow up calls on mandatory info collection from clients for initiating the rating process for new as well as for review cases
  • Managing non analytical client queries and keeping clients posted proactively on execution status of WIP assignments
  • Managing support calls centrally routed through the website helpline numbers
  • Monthly and quarterly calls to collect NDS statements from clients and bankers respectively
  • Follow up calls for LOA acceptance
  • 6 monthly calls to all outstanding clients for necessary info collection to conduct MER
  • Any other follow up or client servicing call that may be required as per SEBI / RBI guidelines
  • Managing, recording and updating latest co-ordinates and details of key contact person and bankers of outstanding clients in relevant systems and databases
  • Tracking and keeping records of pending information status client wise in system
  • Actively engaging with rating analysts and associate analysts for ensuring quick resolution of client queries if any.
  • Working closely with rating analytical team and rating desk to facilitate a faster turnaround time for case executions.
Desired Candidate:
  • Should be fluent in spoken English & Hindi, knowing an additional regional language like Tamil / Telegu will be an added advantage
  • Female candidates with good phone etiquette will be preferred
  • The role may not be an office based role so the candidate should be willing to work from home

Executive - Rating Admin
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Position: Executive - Rating Admin

Minimum Qualification: B.com, BAF, BMS

Prior Experience: 0-1 years

Location: Mumbai - Kanjurmarg East

Salary Band: As per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance, Accident & Term Life Insurance

Job Description: 

Acuité is looking for candidates in with good communication & interpersonal skills for their Rating Administration Team

The candidate should be a graduate experienced in Quality checks, operations & admin.

The candidate shall responsible for:

  • Ensure that the cases move from one stage to another within the expected TAT
  • Completion of work within the defined Timeline is very critical for this Role.
  • Primarily, it is a Quality Inspection / Checking Role, therefore attitude of ‘Right First Time’ is very critical.
  • Need to understand contents Rating Note (RN) / Rating Committee Minutes of Meeting (MoM) / PR (Press Release) very well.
  • Get adapted to conducting RC meetings, and Checks of Rating notes
  • Create daily, weekly MIS and the monthly MIS.
  • Maintain the records of QC and the related documents for future audit.

Knowledge/Skills/Attitude

  • Good communication skills and ability to handle interactions with clients, team and other stakeholders.
  • Ownership of the job assigned and the attitude to get things done
  • Promptness in answering to the Queries
  • Flexibility to take on new roles within the organisation
  • Would be ready to take additional responsibility if the situation warrants.

 

Business Development - ESG Risk Assessment
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Position: Business Development - ESG Risk Assessment

Minimum Qualification: Post Graduate; MBA

Prior Experience: 2-6yrs of experience in Sales / Business Development

Location: Mumbai

Salary Band: As per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family health insurance & Sales Incentives

Job Description: 

Looking for a smart, well articulated candidate for our Business Development team at www.esgrisk.ai. Would prefer someone with ESG understanding or someone who has sold research or from the Financial Sector who has sold non-rating products not insurance/credit but financial services.

Job Description:

  • Generating leads from various available sources
  • Meeting top decision makers of prospective and existing large corporates
  • Understanding their need for ESG Risk Assessment
  • Presenting various offerings of ESG Risk Assessments & Insights
  • Share insights on industry, financial markets, macro economy etc. and to update about the recent developments of ESG
  • Meeting revenue targets and adhering to the company's policies
  • Updating daily activities through company's internal sales workflow
  • Maintaining relationship with large corporates, industry associations and government departments

Desired Candidate should have:

  • Excellent verbal & written English communication skills, with a pleasant personality.
  • Self-motivated, disciplined professional with a flair for networking
  • Integrity and target orientation is a must.
  • Prior experience of working in BFSI sector & managing Business Development across regions

 


 

Strategic Finance (Exclusively for Chartered Accountants)
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Position: Strategic Finance (Exclusively for Chartered Accountants)

Minimum Qualification: Chartered Accountant

Prior Experience: 0-2

Location: Mumbai (Kanjurmarg) - Work from Office

Salary Band: As per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance, Accident & Term Life Insurance.

Job Description: 

Acuité Ratings & Research Ltd. is certified as a Great Place to Work®️. This reflects our high-trust, high-performance culture and our people-centric aspirations, making us an employer choice

Acuité is looking for smart, well-articulated Chartered Accountants with 0 -2 years of experience with a strategic acumen & data analytical skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Finance Head & Group CEO in specific Strategic Projects of the company
  • MIS & data analytics
  • Monthly review of the P&L

Desired skills:

  • Good Business Communication skills - verbal & written English
  • Excellent MS Office Skills
  • Self-motivated, disciplined professional with an eye for detail
  • Integrity and process orientation is a must.

Research Analyst – Acuité Ratings
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Position: Research Analyst – Acuité Ratings

Minimum Qualification: PG / MBA with a Finance Specialisation

Prior Experience: 

Location: Mumbai, Kolkata

Salary Band: As per industry standards

Other Benefits: Family Health Insurance, Accident & Term Life Insurance

Job Description: 

Acuité Ratings & Research Limited is certified as a Great Place to Work®️. This reflects our high-trust, high-performance culture and our people-centric aspirations, making us an employer choice.

Acuite is looking for smart, well-articulated candidates with good knowledge of financial fundamentals and an analytical acumen for its research analytical team in Mumbai & Kolkata. 

The analyst has to undertake credit research on specific companies as well as industry sectors and prepare reports which may be published in the public domain.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research for corporate sector or financial sector
  • Prepare research reports on a regular basis
  • Make presentations to stakeholders, as and when necessary

Eligibility Criteria/Competencies:

  • Sound academic credentials
  • Strong written and verbal communication with good presentation skills
  • Basic concepts in finance and accounting
  • Exposure to equity or credit research will be an added advantage