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:

  • Identifying year on year changes in the reporting practices (accounting policies, restatement) and divergence from the generally accepted accounting practices under UK GAAP/IFRS
  • Analyzing reporting practices across a wide sample of companies and drawing broad conclusions on how companies are applying accounting rules
  • Preparing summarized reports on changes in companies' reporting practice and collating changes identified previously in company reporting monitors in order to provide expert, in-depth insight into the IFRS reporting and disclosure practices of various companies worldwide by ranking them amongst their peer group

Your profile:

  • Cleared CA certification
  • Up to 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong financial market knowledge
  • High excel proficiency
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including email

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: 1-3 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)
  • 1 to 3 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
  • Strong ability to manage your work independently
  • Fast grasp, eye for details and ability to work under tight deadlines

Location: Pune

Years of Experience: 2-4 years

Your tasks:

  • Expert for projects in the technology media and telecom sector
  • Analyzing company reporting documents in order to create pitchbooks, 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 Institutions Group, having worked in the insurance sector
  • 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
  • Knowledge of databases such as Bloomberg, CapIQ, Reuters, Factset, and MergerMarket

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

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
 

Business Consulting:

Location: Pune

Experience: 4+ years

Your tasks

  • Generating leads and collecting data for studies by conducting telephonic interviews, targeting
    • C-level executives, VPs, directors and other senior management level industry experts
    • Multiple industries (e.g. IT, retail, telecom, banking and financial services etc.)
    • Different regions (primarily Europe, USA and Asia Pacific)
  • Conducting market assessment entry strategy, market and competitive intelligence studies as well as other ad-hoc business research assignments across various sectors and regions by integrating primary and secondary research findings
  • Delivering highly insightful research output through the use of market estimation data models and research methodologies, such as PESTLE, Porter’s Five Forces, SWOT etc.

Your profile

  • At least 4 years of work experience, with at least 2 years in primary research and report writing
  • Educational background such as MBA/PGDBM/ Master of Management Studies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite (MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Analytical and consulting frame of mind
  • Ability to manage your time, breaks and productivity independently
  • Self-drive and motivation to meet the project targets
  • Ability to meet high standards of quality with adherence to the project guidelines
  • Foreign Language will be preferred

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
  • Analyzing and synthesizing research findings in order to develop valuable insights and strategic recommendations
  • Designing and creating error-free, client-ready presentations and reports in MS PowerPoint, Word and Excel, such as
    • Market & competitive intelligence
    • Financial analysis
    • Benchmark and best practice analysis
    • Recent market development briefs
    • Impact of industry and regulatory developments
    • Country overviews
    • Technology overview
    • Newsletters

Your profile

  • MBA (Marketing/Finance)
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant working experience
  • High proficiency in MS Office applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to work independently and manage tight deadlines
  • Market Opportunity Assessment point of view

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

Location: Pune

Experience: 4-8 years

Your tasks

  • Conceptualizing and creating all the collateral material of the organization (including PowerPoint presentations, brochures, flyers, mailers, newsletter templates, promotional materials, etc.)
  • Coordinating all administrative aspects of delivery, including preparing wireframes/final designs for presentation, checking and approving color, copy, text format separations, and scaling images fine quality
  • Maintaining a cohesive visual identity and implementing branding guidelines as well as adhering to existing branding standards and guidelines
  • Documenting best practices and update branding guidelines as needed
  • Maintaining a polished, organized, and updated design archive
  • Preparing layouts, designs, art work and formats for use in sales and/or marketing design
  • Designing, laying out, and producing artwork such as graphs, maps, charts, posters, signs and report covers

Your profile

  • Graphic design experience with high proficiency with PowerPoint, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and other Adobe Creative Suite Software
  • Able to make creative suggestions in the interest of the organization
  • Basic design and typography skills
  • Pleasant friendly attitude with a willingness to aid internal clients with various design needs
  • Meticulous approach and polished delivery
  • On time and prepared
 

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: 7-9 years

Your tasks:

  • Setting up prediction models and building up algorithms to automate operational tasks
  • Working with the large datasets of SG Analytics’ operation data
  • Executing strategies on a real time basis and closely tied up with operational efficiency

Your profile:

  • 7-9 years of relevant experience
  • Educational Background in MSc (Statistics), Graduation (Mathematics), M.Sc. Statistics, B.Tech or B.E.
  • Strong background in mathematics/statistics, past participation in the International Mathematical Olympiad is a plus
  • Programming skills in C++, Python, R, and/or MATLAB
  • Solid data-mining and analytical skills and experience dealing with large amounts of data
  • Practice of approaching problems in a mathematical manner
  • Strong hold on statistics and machine learning techniques and good understanding of latest data-mining algorithms
  • Enjoying to work unexplored problems and to work on innovative and challenging problems with unique data sets
  • Candidates with the ability to code own algorithms and simulate their validity preferred

Location: Pune

Experience: 3+ years

Your tasks:

  • Creating complex data processing pipelines
  • Being a solution architect to articulate the technology roadmap at tactical and strategic levels
  • Designing scalable implementations for big data models developed by our Data Scientists
  • Deploying data pipelines in production, based on continuous delivery practices
  • Advising clients on the usage of different distributed storage and computing technologies from the plethora of options available in the ecosystem
  • Developing and testing models using big data tools and technologies and deploying the same in the production environment
  • Solving analytical problems, and effectively communicate methodologies and results
  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders such as business teams, product managers, engineering teams and partner teams and aligning them with respect to your focus area

Your profile:

  • More than 3 years of experience in building and deploying large scale data processing pipelines in a production environment
  • Experience in SQL databases (SQL server, My SQL, Redshift, Access etc.) and NoSQL (Cassandra & MongoDb etc.)
  • Hands-on production-level experience working on HDFS, Java, MapReduce, Hive, Pig, HBase, Apache Spark, Oozie etc.
  • Solid understanding of YARN, Mesos, MPP Databases and SQL-on-Hadoop solutions like Impala etc.
  • Good knowledge of visualization tools such as D3, QlikVew, etc.
  • Highly skilled at data extraction and manipulation using R and Python
  • Knowledge of software best practices like Test-Driven Development and Continuous Integration
  • Experience working with agile methodologies, such as extreme programming (XP) and Scrum is an added advantage
  • Strong communication and client-facing skills with the ability to work in a consulting environment
  • Desire to contribute to the wider technical community through collaboration, coaching, and mentoring of other technologists
  • Interest to learn and improve all rounded skill set all the time

Location: Pune

Experience: 2.5-4 years

Your tasks:

  • Designing, coding and modifying websites or other web-based applications, from layout to function and according to requirement specification
  • Planning, creating, and delivering software platforms that can be used across multiple products and organizational units
  • Communicating with colleagues and senior stakeholders
  • Regular exposure to business stakeholders and executive management, with authority and scope to apply your own expertise to many interesting technical problems

Your profile:

  • At least 2.5 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards
  • Expertise and hands-on experience with web applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery
  • Core knowledge of PHP, CodeIgniter (or any other framework), AJAX, LAMPP stack
  • Working knowledge of WordPress, at least one RDBMS (e.g. MySQL, DB2), and SEO, Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools
  • Experience with Angular.js and D3 chart desirable
  • Experience in owning and successfully delivering projects