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09/06 Rahul Bhat
Director at Zalent Consulting

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Lead Analyst - Quantitative Research - Indexes Team - Equity/FI Firm (6-12 yrs)

Mumbai/Navi Mumbai Job Code: 935521

Our client is a leading US based equity/FI analysis, market research and other business information company. They are looking to hire an individual for their Indexes Team with the following Roles & Responsibilities :

Responsibilities :

- End-to-end ownership of index methodology and index reconstitution/rebalancing processes across asset class

- Provide methodology surveillance as a subject matter expert to ensure portfolios continue to meet investment thesis objectives and collaborate with research function to recommend changes when required

- Drive continuous process improvement by partnering with technology and using quality frameworks like LEAN/Six Sigma 

- Coach and mentor the team members on the operational implementation of index methodologies and data analysis techniques, enhancing their analytical and financial knowledge 

- Manage the day-to-day work priorities of team members and coordinate closely with other team leads within group

- Work closely with the Fixed Income Research Analyst on the Index construction process and propose enhancements to the methodology

- Maintain and own the Equity Universe for the index reconstitution process.

- Ensure accurate, timely interpretation and treatment of complex corporate actions

- Clearly and thoroughly communicate with internal and external clients, calculation agents, and data/service providers regarding index methodology, data and portfolio compositions, sales and client inquiries and issue resolution

Requirements :

- A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Finance, Economics, Management etc. and a strong interest in Finance 

- A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, or progress to the designation, preferred.

- A minimum of 6 years of work experience, with at least 2 years of experience in Portfolio Management, Data Analytics Comfortable with basics of MS office, SQL and at least one statistical package (Python/R/SAS/MATLAB etc.)

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

- Hands-on project and people management skills.

- Creative thinker who is adept at taking an analytical approach to problem-solving.

- Ability to collaborate with the global team and deliver quality outcomes under tight deadlines

The candidate should exhibit a passion for innovation, and harbor a genuine belief in, and acceptance of clients core values

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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