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24/02 Sonal Phadte
Consultant at Acies Consulting LLP

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Acies Consulting - Quant Analyst (1-7 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1225441

Highlight of the engagement opportunity:

- Nature of role: Full time

- Number of years of experience expected: - (1 - 7) years.

- Areas of past experience preferred: Quantitative modelling, Risk modelling.

- Educational qualification expected: Graduate/ Postgraduate

- Additional qualifications/ certifications required: None.

- Preferable additional certifications: FRM / CQE / CFA

- Preferred geography of previous work experience: India / Europe / APAC / US

- Language requirements: Ability to write and speak fluently in English.

- Application experience: Python, R, C++, MSSQL

Key responsibility areas:

- Opportunity to work on cutting-edge consulting and technology engagements across the BFSI industry with leading banks, financial institutions, NBFCs and insurance companies.

- Opportunity to work across several areas such as quantitative & actuarial modelling, ALM, financial risk management (credit, market and liquidity risks), treasury, FTP, budgeting and planning, climate risk, capital adequacy, stress testing.

- Knowledge of end-to-end functionalities on PD, LGD, EAD, IFRS 9 / credit risk models and on financial instrument valuations, risk assessment, scenario analysis and simulations.

- Develop end to end functionalities for modelling macro-economic factors and market prices like Interest rate, Credit Spread, FX, Commodities and Volatility.

- Design and build solutions on proprietary applications according to client requirements.

- Demonstrate functional understanding and interface with clientele during implementations.

- Adhere to coding standards and protocols mandated by product organization.

- Drive the day-to-day execution of assigned client projects.

Key performance metrics:

- Adherence to project delivery timelines

- Quality of delivery - number of approved functionalities delivered; number of bugs in functionalities delivered.

- Adherence to the firm's standards for processes and quality

- Effective communication with project stakeholders

- Design and leadership in product innovation - number of solutions designed; number of solution developments led.

- Client feedback

- Feedback from counselor and other team members

Other expectations:

- An "ownership attitude" whose passion for solving our client's strategic issues and objectives.

- Strong analytical and presentation skills

- Strong business writing and oral communication skills

- Collaborative and partnership-oriented and ready to work as a team member/ leader.

- Ability to handle highly challenging and time-bound projects with a positive mindset.

Other important information:

- Work permit requirements: Either Indian Citizen or having valid work permit to work in India.

- Period of engagement: Full-time position

- Probation period: 6 months

- Compensation: Compensation varies depending on the skill, fitment and role played by the person. Compensation discussions will take place post the selection process.

- Performance incentives: Typically, all roles at Acies have a performance incentive. Specific aspects will be discussed during the compensation discussion.

- Leave: 22 working days a year. Additional leaves for national holidays, sick leaves, maternity and paternity, bereavement and studies vary based on the city and country of engagement.

- Other benefits: Other employment benefits including medical insurance will be informed during the compensation discussion.

- Career growth for full-time roles: Acies believes in a transparent and data-based performance evaluation system. You are encouraged to clarify any questions you have with respect to career growth with Acies personnel you interact with during the selection process.

- Career opportunities for part-time roles: Conversion of part-time roles to full-time roles depends on both performance of the individual and business needs. You are encouraged to ask about the prospects as you interact with Acies personnel during the selection process.

- Global mobility: Acies encourages mobility across our offices. Such mobility is, however, subject to business needs and regulations governing immigration and employment in various countries.

Selection process:

We seek to be transparent during the selection process. While the actual process may vary from the process indicated below, the key steps involved are as follows:

- Interview: There are expected to be at least 3 rounds of interviews. The number of interview rounds may increase depending on the criticality and seniority of the role involved.

- Final discussion on career and compensation: Post final selection, a separate discussion will be set up to discuss compensation and career growth. You are encouraged to seek any clarifications.

Preparation required:

It is recommended that you prepare on the following aspects before the selection process:

- Demonstrate proficiency in financial instrument valuation and risk assessment

- Demonstrate proficiency in statistical, econometrics and time series analysis.

- Demonstrate proficiency in use of back-end server-side languages like Python/C++/Java

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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