Director, Capital Management

S&P Global
New York, USA
Oct 07, 2019
Nov 05, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
JobDescription :
The Role: Director, Strategic Capital Management
The Location: 55 Water Street, New York, NY

The Team: The Director will work closely with the SVP of Capital Management and coordinate directly with the finance leadership team and business teams in order to refine and implement a capital allocation framework for S&P Global. The Capital Management team at S&P Global comprises the Treasury, Tax, Risk Management, Pensions & Insurance verticals.

The Impact: This role will lead the strategic development of a capital allocation model for S&P Global. This would include:
  • Developing and maintaining free cash flow forecasts, cash, debt and return-of-capital forecasts for S&P Global, in close collaboration with FP&A
  • Developing an analytical model for strategic capital allocation to assess optimal capital usage, both organically and inorganically, to maximize long-term value
  • Assisting in refining the company's capital philosophy and targets
  • Active involvement with M&A projects and other large strategic initiatives
  • Involvement and assistance with other technical teams in the Capital Management umbrella (Treasury, Tax, Risk Management, Pensions & Insurance)
  • This role will be integrally involved in complex projects of varying nature.

Reports to SVP of Capital Management.

  • Develop analytical model for free cash flow/leverage forecasts and for strategic capital allocation
  • Participate in funding capacity analysis and structuring decisions for M&A
  • Assist in preparing materials for the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors for S&P Global
  • Assist and participate in Ratings Agency interactions
  • Work closely with S&P Global's Strategic Planning Process to integrate the strategic capital allocation model
  • Monitor research analyst models & develop ongoing benchmarking process for strategic capital allocation decisions

Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years plus experience, with some mix of investment banking, capital markets, and/or corporate strategy roles preferred
  • Undergraduate degree required; MBA, CFA or CPA preferred, but not required
  • Strong understanding of advanced financial concepts
  • [Working knowledge of management accounting concepts]
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Highly ambitious and motivated - should be able to run independently with problem solving and team discussions
  • Highly analytical and sharp problem solver
  • Work in matrixed environments; reciprocal, and capable of taking care of ambiguity
  • Some international experience and exposure, able to work effectively and constructively across cultures and market environments
  • Demonstrates strongest ethical values, committed to the highest personal and professional standards of conduct
  • Knowledge of Information services and/or Financial Services a plus

About S&P Global
S&P Global believes providing the intelligence that companies, governments, and individuals need to make informed decisions with conviction is essential. We also believe it is essential to communicate in a transparent way the results of our Company's operations and to provide relevant information about our businesses, activities, and strategic initiatives.
S&P Global is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The Company's divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. S&P Global has approximately 21,000 employees in 33 countries. For more information visit .

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