Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.

  • ICS Australia Advisor

    Job Locations AU-Sydney
    Job ID
    2018-1768
    Category
    ICS
  • Overview

    This is a client-facing role that provides consultative and advisory services centred on executive compensation and corporate governance to senior executives at the regions largest companies. You will use ISS Corporate Solutions’ proprietary data and tools to help companies understand how to evaluate and mitigate shareholder’s perceptions of governance risk. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

    Responsibilities

    • Forming and sustaining ongoing relationships with senior client executives to understand their needs and provide them with advisory services and expertise on executive compensation and corporate governance trends and best practices.
    • Analysing client data and proposals to identify sources of concern to shareholders in executive compensation and corporate governance proposals.
    • Training and supporting clients through quarterly account outreaches, content delivery, and product training sessions.
    • Developing industry-leading intellectual capital on executive compensation and corporate governance topics.
    • Participating on webinars, panels, and other public forums to communicate our unique intellectual capital and perspective.

    Qualifications

    • BA degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or a related field with an exceptional performance record
    • MBA or other related graduate degree preferred
    • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience
    • Technical comfort (including the ability to quickly learn and train on customized computer applications)

     

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

     

    Customer Service 

    • Superior customer service ethic 
    • Excellent relationship-building skills
    • Demonstrated poise and grace under pressure

    Communication and Presentation

    • Exceptional ability to immediately establish credibility with senior executives
    • Ability to conduct substantive discussions with senior executives 
    • Ability to present professionally and authoritatively
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    Analytic

    • Extreme attention to detail 
    • Strong analytic skills
    • Superior problem solving skills
    • Ability to learn technical subject matter quickly
    • Intellectual curiosity and dedication to mastering complex concepts
    • Ability to diagnose client needs and identify relevant resources
    • High proficiency in distilling massive amounts of data 
    • Proactive of turning to others for assistance when required

    Management

    • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines 
    • Excellent organization, multitasking, and prioritization skills 
    • Demonstrated initiative and resourcefulness 
    • Superior judgment 
    • Ability to work independently

    Required Education and Experience:

    • BA degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or a related field with an exceptional performance record
    • MBA or other related graduate degree preferred
    • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience
    • Technical comfort (including the ability to quickly learn and train on customized computer applications)

     

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