Director of Business Performance, Software Solutions

IHS Markit
Raleigh, USA
04 Aug 2022
19 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: Director of Business Performance, Software Solutions

The Location: Raleigh, NC or Charlotteville, VA

The Team: Software Solutions provides clients with industry leading software and services, covering enterprise data management, investment management, loans software and services and private markets solutions. The team is composed of a diverse set of enterprise software, SaaS, data, and service offering, including the following market leading products: iLevel, EDM, thinkFolio, Wall Street Office (WSO), SNL Banker, Debt Domain, Notice Manager and Prism.

The Impact: We're looking for an ambitious and proven business leader to drive the success of the business unit through activities that support strategic planning, data management, new business initiatives and coordination of organizational wide work plan development and delivery. The role assists and supports the VP, Head of Business Performance, in monitoring and managing the day-to-day operations and initiatives of the business unit through the development and facilitation of business intelligence and collateral to effectively support optimal decision-making and deliver against the goals established. Whilst the breath of responsibilities will be across all aspects of business performance, there will be a specific focus on integration optimization and delivery, and financial fidelity and process improvement.

What's in it for you:
  • Work and partner with an outstanding group of senior leaders across Software Solutions, including Commercial Strategy, Technology, Sales, Product, Finance, and People
  • Have a holistic view of end-to-end operations and be a key player in overseeing multi-year financial delivery planning and enablement
  • Be empowered to use organizational oversight to identify and drive efficiency and process improvement opportunities, particularly via synergies and reducing system and process complexity
  • Oversee the daily business and administrative operations of the NAM region
  • Analyze internal operations and drive areas of process enhancement
  • Drive fidelity in financial reporting through partnership with Finance and business stakeholders
  • Represent the business unit on enterprise and divisional wide integration projects and activities
  • Manage capital investment and expenses to ensure the business unit achieves targets relative to growth and profitability
  • Maintain and build trusted relationships with senior partners and stakeholders
  • Develop and monitor performance metrics to drive operational excellence
What We're Looking For:
  • 8+ years of experience in management positions
  • Financial reporting experience
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills required for Windows Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project, in addition to Outlook and web based applications
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to achieve outcomes within agreed timeframes and under time pressures
  • Proven track record in building and maintaining effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • A capacity to operate in a rapidly changing environment
Return to Work
Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? We encourage enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

Flexible Working
We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For this role, we will consider working patterns of 3, 4 or 5 days per week, and 1 day per week is expected in the office. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.

This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.

Grade/Level ( relevant for internal applicants only ): Director, L9

Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $135k - $155k . Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan. This role is not eligible for additional compensation such as an annual incentive bonus or sales commission plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only:
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