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Investor Relations Associate

Employer
BGC Partners
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Job Title: Investor Relations Analyst/Associate

Location: New York City, In person 4 days a week

Firm Overview:

BGC is a leading global brokerage and financial technology company servicing the global financial, energy and commodities markets. BGC, through its affiliates, specializes in the trade execution of a broad range of products, including fixed income securities such as government bonds, corporate bonds, and other debt instruments, as well as related interest rate derivatives and credit derivatives. Additionally, the Company provides brokerage services across FX, Equities, Energy and Commodities, Shipping, and Futures and Options. Our business also provides connectivity and network solutions, clearing, market data and network connectivity products, trade compression and other post-trade services, market data and related information services and other back-office services to a broad assortment of financial and non-financial institutions.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Head of Investor Relations and working with other members of the IR Team, this team member is responsible for collaborating with and supporting the development and execution of the global investor relations program.
• Expected to become primary investor and analyst contact with respect to the Company and provide backup for other affiliated companies such as Cantor Fitzgerald.
• Supports the collection and analysis of relative stock price movements, investors' and analysts' perceptions and opinions, and stock ownership
• Oversees and performs research and analysis of industry, peers, and competitor financial statements, operational metrics, and valuation - as well as other ad-hoc analysis as needed
• Collaborates with Communications and Marketing team on strategic communication, including financial and M&A press releases, and other media relations
• Provides organization, logistical, and administrative support for investor/analyst conference calls
• Collaborates in the preparation of related scripts and practice questions.
• Aids in the development, design, writing, production, and coordination of investor relations presentations to the financial community, as well as other investor materials including press releases and transaction releases
• Assists the Finance and Legal teams in writing and/or editing parts of financial filings including SEC forms 8-K, 10-Q, and 10-K
• Oversees logistics and administration for conference calls, webcasts, IR website, analyst days, analyst meetings, investor roadshows, the annual meeting of shareholders, and other support duties
• Assist in shareholder questions and issue resolution, as needed

Qualifications:
• 1- 3 years of experience doing: in-house corporate investor relations, treasury, investment banking, sell-side investment research, corporate development, competitive intelligence, strategy, or similar positions for a publicly traded company
• Agency IR experience may be considered for those with a very strong finance or accounting background. This is not a private equity, hedge fund, or capital-raising IR position.
• CFA and/or CPA desirable but not required
• Background in Financial Service and/or FinTech preferred
• Strong knowledge and background of capital markets
• Outstanding financial and investment analysis skills.
• College degree required. A master's degree is degree desirable, but not a pre-requisite. We strongly prefer finance, accounting, or economics majors.
• Strong interpersonal skills, outstanding ability to communicate, including strong oral and written communication skills, as well as presentation ability
• Must be well versed in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint; Bloomberg Terminal proficiency a plus.
• An energetic, efficient, self-motivated, and resourceful team player and individual contributor

Educational Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree required. A master's degree is desirable, but not a prerequisite. We strongly prefer finance, accounting, or economics majors.
Salary: $70,000 - $130,000

The expected base salary for this position ranges from $70,000 to $130,000. The actual base salary will be determined on an individualized basis taking into account a wide range of factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, education, and, where applicable, licenses or certifications held. In addition to base salary and a competitive benefits package, this position may be eligible for additional types of compensation including discretionary bonuses and other short- and long-term incentives (e.g., deferred cash, equity, etc.).

Hybrid Working - We are currently operating a hybrid model for our shared services employees (including this role). We anticipate continuing these arrangements for the foreseeable future with periodic review. Hybrid for BGC Group across the working week, means four days office based and one days remote.

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