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: 0.5-3 years

Your tasks:

  • Preparing daily commentary and weekly updates on advanced as well as emerging market performance across various asset classes (equities, fixed income, commodity) and currency market. This also includes closely monitoring the performance of macro variables and key developments impacting the global financial markets.
  • Supporting onshore wealth management team by tracking the developments surrounding monetary policies of the major central banks including Fed, ECB, BOE, BOJ, etc. as well as fiscal policies of the advanced as well as emerging economies.
  • Preparing detailed macroeconomic reports on various asset classes under the coverage universe. The top down research should help generate trade ideas across asset classes.
  • Managing projects and communicating effectively with clients to ensure smooth delivery of ongoing engagements and resolution of client/ project related issues.

Your profile:

  • At least 6 months of relevant work experience
  • Academic background in economics
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure and deliver high quality research in a timely manner
  • Flexible to work on multiple projects
 

Location: Pune

Years of Experience: 2+ years

Your tasks:

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

Your profile:

  • At least 2 years of experience in the financial sector with at least 1 year of experience in investment banking and sell side deals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and English (at least C1)
  • Experience in preparing pitch books, profiles, screening for targets/ buyers, sector reports, trading and transaction comps, as well as investment memorandums in French language
  • 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

Years of 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

Years of Experience: 2-4 Yrs.

Your tasks

  • Analyzing reporting documents and articles of companies to fetch governance-related data in Japanese
  • Tracking the technology sector and stocks assigned by client, updating client with news and events. Preferred areas of coverage: semiconductors, payment companies, IT/ITeS, software, cloud and IT security
  • Regularly communicating with the in-house analyst/senior analyst on project updates and be up-to-date with sector happenings
  • Supporting the client analyst/senior analysts on various ad hoc tasks, which could vary from data gathering, populating data in financial models, preparing sections of reports, ratio calculation and analysis, deep-dive secondary research to populate industry/company presentations, etc.
  • Maintaining a task list of ongoing/pending tasks on a regular basis, and finalizing task priorities with the analyst/senior analyst
  • Ensuring that the tasks assigned are completed within the deadline, and ensuring top quality output with a thoroughly conducted self-driven quality-check process
  • Maintain flexibility to learn new techniques and functionalities, and gain exposure to various types of assignments

Your profile

  • Educational profile such as MBA or CFA with background in computer science 2-4 years of work experience with proven experience in covering technology stocks
  • Experience in working on various type of assignments, from quick-and-dirty models to sophisticated initiation coverage models, and writing quarterly reports to sector reports
  • Excellent secondary research and writing skills

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: 2-7 years

Your tasks

  • Building and maintaining company financial models from scratch as per the sector metrics
  • Updating models post-earnings in real time
  • Conducting comparative analysis within the sector, based on influential factors concerning banks and constructs an industry sheet
  • Preparing earning results, updating notes, sector reports, thematic reports, etc.
  • Performing quality checks on deliverables, training the new team members and developing the knowledge repository

Your profile

  • 3-7 years of experience in equity research
  • Educational background such as MBA (Finance), CA (any level) or CFA
  • Expert in the usage of research tools and databases like DataStream, Reuters Knowledge, Bloomberg, etc.
  • Proven client management experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and detail-oriented and self-motivated character

Location: Pune

Years of Experience: 5+ years

Your tasks

  • Preparing end-to-end, ready-to-publish client deliverables on the Information Technology sector, such as
    • financial models with forecast and valuation using multiple methods like DCF, relative, SoTP, and other industry-specific methods
    • reports, including ICRs with opinions on forecast and valuation, defending the rating, writing detailed industry/sector research reports
  • Identifying themes by conducting thorough research on industry trends or companies, and writing thematic reports on them
  • Building stocks screeners based on multiple criteria, tracking coverage, suggesting switches/replacements, preparing portfolio performance sheets and presenting to clients

Your profile

  • At least 5 years of working experience in equity research with proven client management experience
  • Educational background such as MBA (Finance), CA, CFA or FRM
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to conduct research on bespoke topics in the industry (e.g. potential of penetration for video gaming in semi-urban India)
  • Analytical, detail oriented, self-motivated character
  • Buy side experience is not a must-have but definitely a preference

Location: Pune

Years of Experience: 3+ years

Your tasks

  • Independently performing detailed credit analysis at both the issuer and sector level with cash-flow modelling being a requirement
  • Preparing credit notes, financial models, earnings notes as well as thematic and sector reports
  • Working closely with front-end analysts and evaluating investment ideas

Your profile

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Academic qualification such as MBA, FRM, CFA, course in credit research will be an added advantages
  • Good understanding of credit research in IG, crossover and HY space
  • Good knowledge of the consumer, food and beverages as well as retail sector
  • Experience in working with Bloomberg
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
 

Business Consulting:

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

Experience: 1-5 years

Your tasks

  • Systematically gathering data on multiple aspects of the consumer technology and visual media industries and managing the databases and spreadsheets housing the data
  • Producing detailed, rigorous and distinctive research and analysis on consumer technology and visual entertainment industry trends in the form of market trackers and reports
  • Advising clients on how best to react to industry, market, consumer and technology trends
  • Working with colleagues to devise and coordinate the company’s consumer tech research agenda
  • Leading or assisting with consultancy and bespoke research projects
  • Participating in industry conferences and client meetings
  • Working closely with the Heads of Consumer Tech and TV practices as well as sales and marketing colleagues

Your profile

  • 1-5 years of relevant work experience, ideally in a consumer technology related industry
  • Close attention to detail when gathering data on an ongoing basis
  • Able to identify and present complex concepts and trends from data in a compelling and visual manner
  • Able to quickly form credible, distinctive, compelling and original opinions on key industry trends such as new product launches, company strategy change and disruptive business models
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including a personable manner and the confidence to present to, engage with and influence members of the media, telecommunications, technology and financial services industries
  • A proven track record of managing a workload to ensure deadlines are met

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

Location: Pune

Experience: 3-5 years

Your tasks

  • Performing extensive primary and secondary research as well as analyzing and synthesizing research findings to develop valuable insights and strategic recommendations
  • Designing and creating error-free, client-ready presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Products include market and competitive intelligence, financial analysis, benchmark and best practices analysis, impact of industry and regulatory developments, newsletters, recent market briefs, country overviews and technology overviews

Your profile

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Academic qualification such as MBA (Marketing/Finance) or equivalent)
  • Able to work independently and manage tight deadlines
  • Market opportunity assessment point of view
  • High MS PowerPoint, Work and Excel proficiency

Location: Pune

Experience: 5-6 years

Your tasks

  • Leading research studies on key topics within the fixed broadband infrastructure market
  • Supporting the Principal Analyst on its research projects
  • Supporting our fixed broadband quarterly reports
  • Speaking at industry events
  • Participating in ad hoc research projects

Your profile

  • Strong background in fixed broadband infrastructure, especially cable modem installation, with 5-6 years of experience working for suppliers, consultants of within an analyst house
  • Excellent knowledge of the vendors who supply the service provider market within their network services
  • Knowledge of current trends around fixed/mobile convergence as added advantages
  • Ability to develop market models and forecasts covering relevant services
  • Excellent writing skills, including ability to write both short, highly opinionated pieces, as well as longer, more discursive analyses
  • Ideally post-graduate

Location: Pune

Experience: 3-8 years

Your tasks:

  • Creating, maintaining and updating custom built forecasting models for the mobile, broadband and media sector
  • Supporting Principal Forecaster and Head of Forecasting with delivering bespoke projects and provide assistance in developing the team strategy
  • Carrying out research and provide detailed analysis of key metrics for trend analysis of market and technology developments
  • Working closely with analysts and researchers from other divisions as part of the forecasting and modeling process
  • Undertake model development to assure quality and consistency of forecasts in the dynamic telecoms and media sector
  • Assist with business development from a forecasting perspective by attending client meetings and conference calls

Your profile:

  • 3-8 years of experience with experience in forecasting
  • 2.1 or higher in a business, economics, statistics or mathematics based degree
  • Excellent MS Excel model-building skills including working knowledge of VBA
  • Highly numerate with a good understanding of statistics
  • Excellent research skills for ongoing analysis and understanding of industry trends and key strategic issues
  • Strong understanding and awareness of the influence of economic factors on market development
  • Good understanding of some forecasting techniques
  • Strong understanding and awareness of the influence of economic factors on market development
  • Knowledge of the telecom and media industries desirable
  • Ability to build forecasting models from smaller data sets and explain them to multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Location: Pune

Experience: 6-10 years

Your tasks:

  • Independently handling end-to-end primary market research (qualitative and quantitative) based consulting projects, such as market sizing, tender mapping, hypothesis development and testing
  • Effectively communication with clients, including identifying and understanding client requirements (both said and unsaid)
  • Writing industry reports across pharmaceutical value chain involving competitive intelligence (primary CI) and tracking marketing strategies by competitors
  • Performing quality checks to ensure highest quality work
  • Ensuring timely delivery of client requests and meeting the agreed specifications
  • Effectively delegating and managing a team of analysts for multiple research projects
  • Imparting domain specific training to team members

Your profile:

  • Educational background such as B.Pharm + MBA or equivalent
  • At least 6 years of work experience, including experience in managing primary research projects in emerging markets
  • Experience in working across major therapy areas (Oncology, CVS and metabolic)
  • Deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent communication skills in English, knowledge of other European languages would be an added advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proactive leadership skills
  • Strong analytical capabilities to generate ideas, insights and innovative solutions
  • Proactive and innovating thinking to approach problems
  • Flexible in working hours
 

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: 2+ years

Your tasks:

  • Conceptualizing ways to present data through infographics, charts, graphs, maps and interactive visualizations in order to communicate and tell stories
  • Applying design and data analysis techniques to organize the presentation of data in visually compelling ways in order to make it easier to understand, insightful, and actionable by users
  • Designing, developing, and producing interactive maps and graphics of structured content and data for the website
  • Collaborating on data analysis with the goal of extracting useful information (Findings/Insights)

Your profile:

  • At least 1 year of hands-on experience with D3.js
  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of work experience in Data Visualization and Web Designing
  • Expert-level experience in D3.js and Javascript
  • Experience of writing elegant code for highly customized, interactive charts
  • Ability to identify and resolve performance and scalability issues
  • Strong skills in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, Bootstrap and finds solving cross browser compatibility issues intriguing
  • Demonstrating a high level of attention to detail
  • Able to provide deliverables in timely manner and ability to be calm and composed under high-pressure situations
  • Comfortable with databases (and developing D3 visualizations on top of databases)
  • Experience with other visualization tools (Tableau, QlikView, R/Python libraries) will be helpful
  • Knowledge of version control systems (Git/BitBucket) will be helpful

Location: Pune

Experience: 1-3 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:

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in report development and Business Intelligence
  • Educational background such as Master’s degree in Business, Information Management, Computer Science Engineering etc.
  • 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
  • Basic financial knowledge in order to understand what analysts and accounting personnel are requesting

Location: Pune

Experience: 3-5 years

Your tasks:

  • Database design
  • Creating jobs and defining targets based on designs provided and loading data
  • Creating ETL jobs scheduling
  • Managing exceptions occurring during ETL transformations
  • General trouble shooting
  • Maintaining and monitoring key data metrics for operations
  • Monitoring regular tasks and maintaining quality parameters
  • Domain: BFSI (equity, hedge funds etc.)

Your profile:

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Expertise on Talend & good ETL fundamentals
  • Experience in handling large data sets
  • Good on SQL and Stored Procedures
  • Basic understanding of EDW concepts from BI perspective
  • Good communication skills and experience in dealing with international clients
  • Additional certification is desirable

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