Careers at iFAST

Customer Service Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Provide clients with information about products/new offerings and enhancements etc.

  • Resolve client queries and grievances via telephone, email and live chat

  • Refer unresolved customer grievances to designated departments for further investigation and coordinate with internal departments to resolve client queries

  • Assist prospective clients in account opening and other related matters

  • General filing and other related support tasks


Requirements:

  • Graduate Degree in Commerce preferred

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in a broad range of sales support related roles in the financial industry

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to effectively work under tight deadlines

  • Manage multiple projects independently and simultaneously

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment


Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with users and development teams to develop a strong understanding of the project and testing objectives and build automated test suites

  • Design and create test cases/conditions and scripts to address business and technical use cases

  • Procure or create test data required for testing and set up the required test beds (hardware, software and network)

  • Perform manual testing, the scope of which will encompass all functionality of system/s

  • Increasing quality and test coverage

  • Use white box testing, security testing, tools development, scripting to execute test cases for software solutions and build/script new tools for performing testing/validation function

  • Utilize innovative test technologies to develop a product's testing strategy

  • Automation/manual testing of system/s, ensuring high-quality code with proper coding guidelines

  • Develop and lead the automation strategy/effort and generate scripts for automation of test cases and testing cycles

  • Create test logs and report test results, defects to the stakeholders

  • Participate in design and code inspections and troubleshooting of issues with different teams to drive towards root cause identification and resolution

  • Document, track and escalate issues as appropriate, using Quality Center or similar tools/means

  • Develop new test methodologies or processes, re-evaluate existing processes & measure quality of system/s


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or an equivalent degree

  • 1 - 3 years of experience in product QA including doing code review / bug analysis, writing test tools and test automation

  • Strong technical background, detail driven and have excellent problem solving abilities

  • Experience in working on Windows and Linux based environments

  • Experience in test automation tools like Selenium Web driver, Auto IT etc.

  • Strong coding, debugging and troubleshooting skills

  • Experience in Source Control like GIT, JIRA, SVN & Test Case Management tools

  • Good knowledge of web application, coding and programming framework including Java, JSP, Java Script, MVC (eg: Spring, hibernate)

  • Good knowledge of networking including SSL/TLS/TCP/IP,IPSec, firewalls

  • Experience in using performance optimization tools

  • Prior experience in Agile Test Automation is a plus


Business Development Executive - Bangalore, Pune, Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad

Responsibilities:

  • 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


Requirements:

  • 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


Finance Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in day to day accounting and book keeping

  • Filing and documentation

  • Performing bank and other ledger reconciliations

  • Maintain fixed assets register and AR maintenance

  • Preparation of cash flows, processing staff claims and payments through cheques/DD, NEFT, RTGS including foreign remittances

  • Making sure that accounts/payments are compliant from tax perspective

  • Timely preparation and submission of statutory payments

  • Preparation and timely filing of TDS returns, service tax returns

  • Assist in audit and tax representations and co-ordinate with tax consultants

  • Assist in management reporting and budgeting


Requirements:

  • Bachelors / Masters degree in commerce/accounting

  • 2-3 years experience in the field of tax administration and compliance a must

  • 2-3 years experience of working in Finance / Accounts Department

  • Expertise in office automations tools like MS Office

  • Experience in Financial Systems like Oracle, SAP, Peoplesoft Financials, Sun Systems or any other ERP

  • Good communication skills


Research Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • 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


Requirements:

  • Degree in Business, Finance, Commerce, Accountancy or Engineering with 1 - 3 years of work experience in mutual fund / 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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


Requirements:

  • 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


Finance Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Monthly financial results closing, financial analysis and reporting

  • Handle quarterly reviews, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Finalization of accounts and assisting in taxation matters

  • Cash management and cash flow reporting

  • Liaise with auditors and tax agents

  • Responsible for statutory payments and timelines

  • Prepare various returns and deal with regulatory bodies

  • Liaise with banks, institutions, valuers, statutory bodies, consultants and internal departments

  • Ad-hoc financial matters and projects that may be assigned from time to time

  • Review and supervise the work done by team of Finance Executives


Requirements:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant with 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience

  • Well versed in local and international Financial Reporting Standard, taxation, regulatory and compliance reporting requirements in India

  • Able to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Independent, self-motivated, team player and meticulous

  • Excellent process orientation and coordination skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Practical experience of working in an ERP environment will be preferred


Operations Executive

Responsibilities:

  • 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


Requirements:

  • 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.