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ISS' Customized Research Services works with institutional investors to help them fully optimize their corporate governance program through the provision of governance expertise, advice, and other customized deliverables. The team draws on a deep understanding of global corporate governance and best practices – gathered through fundamental research and partnerships with institutional investors and other stakeholder engagements – to help institutional investors better understand the corporate governance landscape, ESG concerns, and other proxy voting issues.
Corporate Governance Research Analysts, working as members of global regional teams, help clients develop and/or implement customized guidelines that reflect each client’s unique corporate governance philosophy. The teams leverage a proprietary software, in conjunction with analysts’ global corporate governance expertise, to provide clients with customized proxy vote recommendations and rationales, based on their respective proxy voting guidelines. We also keep clients apprised of new trends and emerging issues that have garnered increased interest in the investment community. Additionally, we partner with clients to fully optimize their corporate governance programs through customized peer comparison reports and other analytics, and perform research on emerging corporate governance topics, statistical and trend analyses, and various projects as requested by clients.
This position is based in Norman, OK.
We are seeking a motivated Senior Accountant to be part of a global Finance Team, the Revenue Operations Department. The candidate will work directly under the Revenue Control Head to perform day-to-day and month-end revenue duties, with daily engagements with multiple global teams. A great opportunity for senior management exposure and to gain knowledge on the new revenue recognition accounting standard, Contract with Customers (Topic 606). The candidate will be one of the key individuals to implement the new process across the company.
A successful candidate will be able to independently perform routine accounting functions and general ledger activities, requiring a working knowledge of GAAP. A strong candidate will have excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast paced environment to support our growing global business.
For more than 30 years now, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has been the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. Institutional clients turn to us to apply their corporate governance views, identify environmental, social and governance risks, and manage their complete proxy voting needs on a global basis.
This Project Manager position is based in New York, NY. The successful candidate will apply project management processes and methodologies across various cross functional teams to monitor whether projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget, adhere to company standards, and meets customer expectations.
The Desktop Technical Services Associate is a key contributor to ISS’s global customer support organization. The position is a critical component to delivering high quality services to ISS and joins our IT team providing in-house technical support. The position will be based in New York and provide global remote support as available to other ISS offices across US, EMEA and APAC. Our principles are based on collaboration, best practices, standards, efficiency, and commitment to effective service delivery and responsiveness to the needs of the business. This role incorporates the traits of a highly engaged communicator, technical expert and a problem solver. A successful Technical Services team member is people-orientated and enjoys the challenge of resolving functional/technical questions and/or issues in a timely manner with in person interactions, on the phone, through chat vehicles, and remote connections. The Associate must be able to quickly and independently analyze each situation presented to them to determine the best approach for meeting the business needs while complying with established guidelines and policies. Likewise, the Associate should possess the necessary skills and business knowledge to know when it is appropriate to take a non-standard approach to resolve the issue. They should be able to think on their feet and be confident handling those issues without having to escalate them to management for handling. Solid technical expertise, willingness to learn and excellent customer care skills are essential for this role.
ISS Corporate Solutions is seeking an experienced Business Analyst or Product Analyst to work with our various business teams to develop and execute on our product roadmap for our industry-leading Governance products and services. The business analyst will focus primarily on supporting and enhancing an existing product line of Corporate Governance solutions, with the primary users General Counsels, Corporate Secretaries, heads of Investor Relations, and members of the board of directors.
The ideal candidate will use their creativity and industry expertise to build products for ICS’ industry leading products and services. The Business Analyst is responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, and for integrating various data sources and existing product platforms into a cohesive, compelling, and competitively superior set of services for our core markets. This includes gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with colleagues in Product and Project Management, Quantitative modeling and Research, Development, Client Advisors, Sales, and Marketing to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.
This position will be based in Rockville, MD.
ISS Corporate Solutions (“ICS”) works with publicly traded companies to help them build shareholder value and reduce risk through the adoption of strong corporate governance and executive compensation programs. ICS leverages its Software as a Service Platform to deliver our extensive datasets, cutting edge analytics, and advisory expertise to help companies better understand the needs and preferences of their institutional investors. Additionally, we partner with compensation consultants, law firms, and solicitors to help corporate issuers with their corporate governance needs.
Our global client base extends to nearly 1300 companies located across North America, Europe and Asia. Our key contacts include C-Suite executives, board members, and senior professionals within finance, legal, investor relations, and HR departments.
ICS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (“ISS”), the world’s leading provider of corporate governance solutions, and is headquartered in Rockville, MD. This position will be based in either New York, NY or Rockville, MD.