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ABOUT ISS CORPORATE SOLUTIONS (www.isscorporatesolutions.com)
ISS Corporate Solutions enables companies to build shareholder value through strong ESG, executive compensation, and financial management programs. Companies leverage our cutting edge data, analytics and advisory services and our global client base extends to more than 1,200 companies & professional services firms located in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Europe and Asia, as well as other established and emerging markets worldwide. ISS Corporate Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of ISS, Inc. and is headquartered in Rockville, MD.
WHY WOULD I BE INTERESTED?
- Joining a growing business in an expanding market which will provide promising future career opportunities
- ESG and executive compensation issues are front of mind to investors, companies and the media
- Formal on-boarding and training process that helps you build a foundation for success
- Competitive compensation package
We are seeking an experienced sales and relationship management specialist for an exciting B2B business development role. This position manages our relationships with law firms, proxy solicitors, and other corporate advisory firms and is responsible for both developing strong relationships and building new ones within this segment.
We provide support to these firms that is centered around a proprietary suite of analytical research and data which principally monitors an issuer’s overall governance, board structure, compensation practices, sustainability and activism vulnerability. This includes investor voting patterns, shareholder activism & proposals, anti-takeover and director configuration, pay benchmark data, incentive awards, metrics, goals, and Pay-4-Performance modeling.
ISS is seeking to hire an analyst with strong accounting and finance knowledge to work on its core EVA (Economic Value Added) methodology research team.
EVA (Economic Value Added), combines P&L efficiency, asset management, and the cost of capital into a net profit score that directly discounts to value.
ISS uses EVA as a key measure of corporate performance, wealth creation, and management quality. ISS supports a suite of software tools and data products that enable corporate managers to use EVA in planning and acquisition pricing, and in reviewing performance and benchmarking with peers. A separate set of tools enables fund managers to use EVA in determining which stocks to buy and sell, and to analyze their portfolios.
ISS’ Compliance department is looking to add a Compliance Associate to the team. The role includes assisting the department with disclosures made to current and prospective clients, on-going monitoring and assessment of firm-wide policies and controls and implementing a training regimen for employees globally. The candidate must be able to work as part of a small team, be accountable, punctual, and have a strong attention to detail.
The role requires close coordination with the Chief Compliance Officer and members of the Sales, Marketing, and Information Technology (IT) groups. The candidate will need to learn about and understand all aspects of ISS’ business and will interact with ISS personnel at all levels. The position is based in ISS’ Rockville, MD office and may potentially require travel to ISS’ other global offices.
We are seeking a motivated professional with 4-7 years of progressive accounting experience to oversee the day-to-day accounting operations of all North American entities. As a result of our growing business needs and recent acquisitions, the Senior Accountant will focus on timely consolidation of ISS subsidiaries and recording proper elimination entries for US reporting purposes. This position will report to the Assistant Controller. This is a great opportunity to be a key player in the accounting department of a dynamic, global organization. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for completing the monthly close process for our North American entities, and leading coordination of the close on a global scale. The successful candidate should be prepared to grow, learn, and conquer new challenges daily.
ISS’ Asset Management Intelligence division is looking to hire a passionate, experienced senior leader to serve as a Global Product Manager who will build a unified global data and analytics platform for our clients. The ideal candidate will have a combination of asset management industry experience, expertise with the data environments and dependencies unique to the space, and a proven history of delivering powerful user experiences and workflow tools to corporate users. The Global Product Manager is responsible for workflow design, product roadmap planning, execution throughout the product lifecycle, and integration of various existing product platforms into a cohesive, compelling, and competitively superior set of solutions and services. This includes but is not limited to gathering and prioritizing product requirements (including meeting with clients), defining the platform vision, and working closely with colleagues in Product Management, Development, Data Operations, Sales, Account Management, and Marketing to ensure goals for customer satisfaction and market competitiveness are met. The Global Product Manager will ensure that the integrated platform and related products support the company’s overall strategy and goals.
As a member of the ISS Legal Team, the Corporate Counsel’s primary function will be to provide legal support to the company’s global sales team in connection with the drafting, negotiation, and review of professional services and licensing agreements. The Corporate Counsel will also provide legal support for non-disclosure agreements, assignment agreements, RFP responses, and procurement agreements. As needed, the Corporate Counsel will also assist with other corporate legal matters.
This position will be based in Rockville, Maryland and will report to ISS’ Deputy General Counsel.
ISS Corporate Solutions is seeking an experienced Financial Solutions Product Manager to work with our various business teams to develop and execute on our product roadmap for a new suite of financial benchmarking, performance measurement and valuation solutions. The product manager will focus primarily on a developing a new cloud-based financial product for the C-suite and finance departments of publicly traded companies, with the primary users being heads of Investor Relations, Financial Planning & Analysis, CFOs and in some instances CEOs 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 Financial Solutions Product Manager 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 either New York, NY or Rockville, MD.
ISS is seeking a Senior Product Manager for its ESG Index Solutions business. The position involves driving the ISS ESG Index strategy in collaboration with ISS Leadership; Managing and evolving the relationships with several global Index Providers; Developing a full suite of turnkey indices in cooperation with ISS’s Index partners; Supporting and consulting Clients with the development of Custom Indices; Being the point person for Index related questions from Client facing teams.
ISS-ESG is a global market leader in ESG risk, impact, and performance insights. The group works closely with investors to align responsible investment policies and practices with shareholder interest. ISS-ESG offers expertise across the full range of environmental, social and corporate governance issues, working with leading asset owners and asset managers to design tailored solutions and develop products.
ISS ESG is looking for a new member of its Client Success team, which helps clients successfully integrate our ESG solutions into their investment and stewardship processes. The team operates under the mission statement of “Providing ESG expertise that makes the difference.” You will be part of a team that is the hub for our day-to-day and proactive interaction with clients, and with a high level of interaction with ISS’ Sales, Research, and Product teams. The Client Success team operates as a functional unit that focuses on providing clients in-depth expertise of our solutions and how clients can fully leverage them. Client Success consultants provide daily support to clients, and ensure that client service–related activities are carried out with exceptional quality.
To succeed in this role, you need to have a genuine interest in area of Sustainable and Responsible investments, including all aspects of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research and topics. You are dedicated and thrive in a role where you provide world-class client service, and interact successfully with internal sales, research, and product teams that provide essential support in meeting client needs. The role requires a high level of professional skills, excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task and manage timelines, as well as a flexible and solutions-oriented attitude.
Through its governance research and proxy voting recommendations, ISS helps institutional investors understand corporate governance policies and practices at their portfolio companies and take these practices into account in their proxy voting. We are looking for a senior research analyst to join our benchmark research team, covering corporate governance issues in the U.S. market.
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) is the leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community. More than 1,700 clients rely on ISS' expertise to help them make more informed investment decisions on behalf of the shareholders. ISS' services include objective governance research, end-to-end proxy voting and distribution, turnkey securities class-action claims management, and reliable governance tools and data.
Purpose, mastery and autonomy! We provide all three at ISS to develop state of the art voting and analytical platforms, to help shareholder make key corporate decisions around the world. We're looking for an experienced Oracle Software Engineer to join our development team to design, develop and release optimal solutions to meet business needs for new services and enhancements.
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.
ISS Corporate Solutions is offering an exciting opportunity for someone looking to join their rapidly growing Environmental & Social software & advisory sales team. We are immediately seeking a B2B Sales Representative to market a suite of tools to public companies to assist them with benchmarking, understanding & improving their E&S policies and the effects they have on their Investors. Sustainable investing has gone from being a fringe investment strategy to now being mainstream, and our products are uniquely positioned to help companies adapt. This position will be based in either New York, NY or Rockville, MD.
The Product Sales Executive is expected to communicate with various contacts within the C-suite and finance departments of publicly traded companies, with a focus on reaching and developing business with heads of Investor Relations, Sustainability, CFOs and in some instances CEOs and members of the board of directors. This role will be focused on developing business with new prospects as well as prospecting for cross-selling opportunities across ICS’ existing roster of over 1,000 publicly traded companies. The ICS E&S business represents a key area of growth for the company and this person is expected to be a key contributor and team player.
The sales person will be responsible for all stages of the sales life cycle, from generating leads and prospecting through negotiating pricing and closing of deals. The sales person will need to collaborate with sales colleagues regularly to coordinate efforts among clients and territories.
Are you ready to use your high energy and positive attitude to help companies make better strategic decisions? Are you naturally curious and want to learn how ICS’ unique product offering assists some of the largest companies in the world on how to best position themselves in a rapidly expanding environment? If so, come work for a leader and advance your career.
The Corporate Applications Software Developer/Admin is a key contributor to the ISS Information Technology team and will have the opportunity to work across various application platforms and business teams including sales, client services, marketing, finance, corporate and operations. The position is a highly visible role and a key member of the ISS Information Technology team as Salesforce is a mission critical application supporting sales, client services, marketing, finance and operation teams ensuring delivery and financial reporting of ISS’s products and services. As this role is customer-facing, the candidate filling this position must be able to communicate well with co-workers and business teams. This role must be adoptive to various projects and platforms.
The role shall use best SDLC practices to design, develop, test, and migrate within Salesforce.com (VisualForce pages/Apex triggers/ Lightening Builder / Workflows / Process Builder /etc) or integrated systems including Active Directory and Epicor (ISS Financial system). Java/J2E, Java Script, .Net, VisualForce, SQL, HTML, CSS, SOA & other web service methodologies to enhance, integrate and support our Corporate Application footprint are required. In this role you will be required to interact with business analysts, developers across IT and business power users to understand their requirements, provide recommendations and create design specifications, develop, test and deploy code, prioritize work and develop innovative solutions. Quality is key, as is the ability to understand customer requirements and translate them into a technical reality that is extendable and maintainable.
ISS is offering an exciting, creative, team-oriented sales environment for someone looking to advance their career in financial services and ESG (Environmental, Social and, Responsible Investing) sales. We are immediately seeking a B2B Sales Representative to market our suite of products and services under the ISS ESG product line. This position will be based in our New York City, NY office.
The Product Sales Executive is expected to communicate with various contacts within the buy side, with a focus on reaching and developing business with investment and ESG professionals including Directors of Research, Chief Information Officers, Portfolio Managers, ESG and Financial Analysts. This role will be focused on new ESG sales, prospecting for new customer relationships and opportunities across all segments of our institutional client base (Investment Managers, Asset Owners etc.), reaching new prospective clients and expanding our relationships and business to new users within existing client accounts. The ISS ESG business represents a key area of growth for the company and this person is expected to be a key contributor and team player.
The sales person will be responsible for all stages of the sales life cycle, from generating leads and prospecting through negotiating pricing and closing of deals. The sales person will need to collaborate with sales colleagues regularly to coordinate efforts among clients and territories. The position is part of a global dedicated ESG sales team with strong interaction among the different team members across different countries and cultures.
Are you ready to use your high energy and positive attitude to learn more about financial markets? Are you naturally curious and want to learn how ISS’ unique product offering assists some of the largest global Asset Managers in the world with wealth creation and risk mitigation? If so, come work for a leader and advance your career.
ISS is offering an exciting, fast paced, team oriented, sales position for someone looking to start a career in financial services sales. You will gain experience under the mentorship of a seasoned sales team and start to build your Rolodex. In this role you will market to and interact with representatives from large financial institutions including: Portfolio Managers, Analysts, Directors of Research, the Head of Corporate Governance, Hedge Fund Managers and CCO’s. The exposure and experience gained will help springboard your career in an Institutional Sales Role.
ISS is seeking a Senior M&A Research Analyst to research and write analyses of economic proposals, including mergers, acquisitions, and contests for corporate control, for institutional shareholders of US publicly-traded companies; participate in research calls with corporate executives and directors, as well as investor clients; assist research groups in non-US markets with analyses on high profile or contentious shareholder votes and write research notes and other thought leadership presentations for internal and external clients.
ISS' Custom Research Services team works with institutional investors to provide customized proxy voting recommendations and 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 implement their governance and voting strategies, better understand the corporate governance landscape, ESG concerns, and other proxy voting issues.
Senior Custom Research and Governance Advisors, working as leaders of regional teams, help clients develop and/or implement customized voting guidelines that reflect each client’s unique corporate governance philosophy. The teams leverage proprietary software, in conjunction with analysts’ global 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.
Every day, more publicly traded companies are developing and refining disclosures around their environmental and social practices, impacts, and risks. These companies seek expert guidance on industry norms and best practices, shareholder expectations, and external ratings systems like ISS’s Environmental & Social QualityScore.
The ESG Consultant role is a fast-paced client-facing role that provides advisory and consulting services on critical environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues to senior executives at the world’s largest companies.
In this role, you will combine your subject matter expertise and communication skills with our market-leading proprietary data and tools to help progressive companies understand how to evaluate and respond to perceptions of ESG risk and to educate executives and board members about the changing ESG landscape.
ISS is seeking an individual to serve as the global Data & Analytics QualityScore Methodology Manager or Product Specialist. This role will be responsible for ensuring that our QualityScore products remain market-leading and reflective of institutional investor perceptions of risk and norms. You will also be an external voice for QualityScore, interfacing with clients to explain the methodology, seek feedback, and explore new topic areas.