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Careers at iFAST
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iFAST Financial - Job Openings
Business Development Executive - Kolkata and Delhi

  • Handling the B2B (business to business) initiative of the company that focuses on developing tie-ups and managing relationships with financial advisors engaged in the business of selling mutual funds and / or insurance / other financial products

  • Exploring opportunities for expanding universe of such existing advisors by introducing Mutual funds/ Life Insurance to other kinds of financial intermediaries (Postal agents, Stock brokers, Tax consultants, etc)

  • Conducting training programs for the financial advisors and being actively involved in their development process

  • Developing business plans and guiding the advisors in execution of the same

  • Business Generation and Opportunity Identification

  • Key Account Acquisition, Management and Relationship Building

  • Planning, forecasting and reviewing of market trends

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • MBA with relevant experience

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of prior work experience

  • Passionate, driven and result oriented and willing to take ownership

  • Aptitude to constantly learn and update oneself with latest developments in the field of investments

  • Ability for concept selling

  • Effective Communication Skills

Internal Auditor

  • Establish audit objectives, develop risk, compliance and audit related policies, processes and standards for the organization

  • Develop/update an internal audit manual describing the scope of internal audit, audit methodology, standard audit formats and checklists describing key control areas for audit of important areas/processes

  • Monitor adherence to the defined policies, procedures and standards by reviewing all financial and business systems & processes for their adequacy

  • Draft audit check list and audit procedure

  • Effectively conduct independent and comprehensive audits as per the Annual Audit Plan through the use of appropriate audit tools and procedures and follow-up on action plans as outlined in the audit plan

  • Identify critical control issues, areas of improvement and recommend corrective measures to strengthen the control systems

  • Ensure corrective actions are implemented by concerned departments within the specified time and closed as per plan

  • Review and report audit findings in the form of audit reports to senior management and group companies and lead interactions with internal stakeholders for speedy resolution of identified issues

  • Serve as an internal consultant and provide information, analysis and reports to stakeholders

  • Ensure proper maintenance of all audit working papers

  • Chartered Accountant with 2 plus years of experience in Internal Audit

  • Excellent communication skills including oral, written, report writing, and presentation skills

  • Ability to apply critical thinking in process analysis, business intelligence, and problem solving techniques

  • Up to date with industry and regulatory changes and professional standards

  • Conflict resolution, negotiation and change management skills

  • Strong analytical skills with knowledge in financial services environment is advantageous

Research Analyst

  • Conduct research on markets and funds analysis

  • Conduct presentations to clients with regards to research views

  • Work with content team for research content on web portals and magazine (including web casts, interviews and web articles)

  • Assist in funds set up process and ensuring proper due diligence before the funds are set up

  • Train analysts to understand the companys research methodology and improve their research capabilities

  • Conduct research with a business perspective attached to research

  • Degree in Business, Finance, Commerce, Accountancy or Engineering with 1 - 3 years of work experience in equity / market research

  • A professional certification (CFA/CFP/LIFA or equivalent) is desirable

  • Proficient in written English and presentation skills

  • Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strategic thinking, commercial awareness and an enquiring mind

Software Developer

  • Assist in project scoping and interact with users to gather requirements

  • Produce well-planned, well-structured, high-quality codes that have been independently unit tested

  • Design, develop, implement and maintain multi-tier web based applications using Java, J2EE, Struts, MVC, Weblogic, XML, Spring, Hibernate, and Oracle, to support business requirements

  • Participate and contribute actively in the complete software development lifecycle, including performance analysis, design, development, and testing

  • Ensure well designed, testable, efficient codes by performing unit testing with test cases and through rigorous integration testing of the entire application

  • Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications

  • Support users by developing design documentation and assistance tools

  • Interact regularly with internal and external teams to address technical issues and provide appropriate solutions through debugging, research, and investigation

  • Develop configuration tools for internal teams to further automate programming tasks that are repetitive

  • Engage in and lead application performance tuning

  • Graduate/Post Graduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

  • Proven working experience in Java development, application of standard software development principles and designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms

  • Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web frameworks using MVC

  • Object oriented analysis and design using common design patterns

  • Able to respond to technical queries / requests from team members and customers

  • Profound insight of Java and JEE internals (Classloading, Memory Management, Transaction management etc.)

  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (Oracle, Hibernate)

  • Experience in the Spring Framework

  • Experience with test-driven development

Operations Executive

  • Complete all transactions assigned, which includes account opening, transaction processing, commission processing and reconciliation of transaction/account opening and other daily operations processes

  • Be quality focused and work efficiently to reduce cost by adopting various automation processes

  • Preparing various types of MIS on a periodic basis

  • Ensuring smooth operations within the company

  • Liaising with Fund Houses and Registrars and Transfer Agents with regards to orders and other operational matters

  • Assisting in implementing procedures

  • Proposing new enhancement and products of existing system

  • Ensuring timely and accurate reconciliation actions are performed

  • Skilled in MS Excel, Outlook and Word

  • Understanding of commission calculation and above average skills in reconciliation and settlement activity

  • Graduate Degree in Commerce

  • Passionate, driven and result oriented

  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of prior work experience in mutual fund operations preferred

  • Proficient in written English and communication skills

  • Good analytical and interpersonal skills

Applicants are invited to email us a comprehensive resume with qualifications, skills and working experience, and expected salary to The Human Resource Manager at recruitin@ifastfinancial.com

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Applicants who have written to us earlier need not re-apply.

Note: Job responsibilities/requirements are representative and are not intended to be a detailed list. Other tasks/abilities may be required of the incumbent, relative to the specific assignment.

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