US Research Analyst (Temp)
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Each year, institutional investors such as mutual funds and
pension funds vote on key governance issues at their portfolio
companies. These include the election of directors, ratification of
auditors, and votes on executive compensation plans, mergers, and
financings. For over 30 years, Institutional Shareholder Services
(ISS) has been the leading provider of governance research to
institutional investors, helping them assess governance risk in
their portfolios and cast informed votes on these issues.
Our U.S. Research team seeks to hire an analyst in Rockville, MD
during the spring annual meeting season, starting in February 2022
for a term ending in May/June 2022 (there could be some fluctuation
-in start and end dates).
Perform research and complete proxy analyses for shareholder
meetings of publicly traded companies.
Read and understand SEC filings (10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, DEF 14As) and
other company disclosures and distill financial, industry, and
corporate governance information to draft analyses and issue proxy
vote recommendations based on ISS' policy guidelines (available at
Develop understanding of governance issues, in particular those
dealing with mergers, acquisitions, and equity or debt
Answer internal and external queries on research analyses, and
discuss policies and vote recommendations.
Strong analytical abilities
Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
Organizational skills, attention to detail, a self-driven work
ethic, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a
high-pressure, deadline-driven environment.
Ability to work within a team-oriented environment and communicate
with various internal parties.
Familiarity with SEC filings.
Bachelor's degree or higher, plus relevant work experience
preferred in finance, accounting, economics, governance, or
We cannot sponsor work authorizations for this short contract;
however, we can work with the school requirements for OPT/F1
(provided the work authorization is obtained prior to January 2022)
We are currently working remotely; however, we are seeking
candidates who can commute to our local office locations when we
begin transitioning back.
This is an hourly paid position.
This position requires the ability to work over-time potentially,
including weekends, during peak weeks (generally late March -
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