Associate Director Origination

9 – 12 Years | 1 Opening | Chennai / Mumbai.

Who we are?

Kaleidofin is a neobank for the informal sector, which provides solutions tailored to the customer’s goals and are intuitive to use. We are working towards creating fair and transparent financial solutions that can target millions of customers and enterprises in India that don’t have easy access to formal financial planning.

In a very short time span, global investors such as Oiko Credit, Flourish, Omidyar Network and Blume Ventures have supported Kaleidofin’s well thought out business model with $8 million in seed and Series A funding.

The company won the Amazon AI Conclave award for Fintech, was one of only ten startups chosen for the Google LaunchPad Accelerator program in 2019, was recognised as India’s Most Innovative Wealth, Asset and Investment Management Service/Product by the Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and was selected to present at United Nations General Assembly Special Task Force Event.

With its focus to harness mobile technology to deliver a paperless experience as well as its focus to harness technology and analytics to predict the right product for the right customer, Kaleidofin aims to become a leading FinTech player bringing financial solutions to everyone.

To know more about Kaleidofin, do visit our site

What you’ll Do:

  • Identify high quality NBFCs and financial services companies to on-board as Kaleidofin clients.
  • Manage the company’s balance sheet loan/investment exposures on the clients, running debt raising mandates.
  • Assist the clients in strategically managing their asset and liability side of the balance sheets by offering suitable debt and structured finance products.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the sectors and entities that the firm represents, through field visits, data analysis and interactions with various stakeholders such as Originators, Investors, Regulators, Rating agencies, Internal teams.
  • Interact with the Originators’ management on a day-to-day basis to proactively identify potential business opportunities.
  • Ability to understand Originator’s requirements/market feedback and communicate to the Structured Finance and Capital Markets team towards new structures and client requirements.
  • Negotiate terms, pricing, documentation on transactions with investors.
  • Manage end to end from deal origination to transaction execution on Kaleidofin technology platform.
  • Provide inputs for transaction structuring and identifying new asset classes.
  • Develop a sound understanding of the products that Kaleidofin has developed, including regulations, tax, excel modelling and documentation.
  • Networking within the industry and representing Kaleidofin in public forums (conferences and seminars)
  • Create visibility for Kaleidofin amongst potential clients/sectors.

Who You Need To Be:

  • MBA from a leading business school / qualified chartered accountant
  • Around 9- 12 years’ experience in working in NBFCs, financial services, viz. commercial banking and/or investment banking/ credit analysis, including experience of leading teams and managing relationships.
  • Experience in preparation of pitch books, credit assessment notes, investor presentations and/ or other deal related documents.
  • Self-starter with the ability to own the role and develop high quality coverage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills. Good understanding of structured products
  • Working knowledge of MS-Office and other technology tools
  • Strong sales experience and networking skills
  • Interest in financial inclusion and the opportunities that this space represents.
  • Experience of and ability to stretch oneself, work under pressure, handle multiple assignments simultaneously and deliver on deadlines.
  • Strong negotiation skills with problem solving attitude.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, self-motivated individual having an ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Develop and promote high ethical and professional standards.
  • Nurture Kaleidofin’s culture by leading by example by acting according to the corporate values and code of conduct.
  • Ideal candidate should be able to earn respect of senior management of Kaleidofin’s underlying clients as well as other stakeholders by providing sound and informed opinion on funding & asset strategy and operations of the underlying partners.

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