Financial Analyst in Corporate Finance Group (002551)

Our client is a rapidly growing media company focused on creating and distributing content across all media channels.  Due to growth, a new position has opened up supporting the COO in all aspect of corporate finance and analysis.

About the Job:

  • Streamline & maintain corporate the operating model for the Company’s existing distribution business.
  • Create operating models around new business line  and incorporate into corporate operating model.
  • Utilize financials models to assess capital requirements and most efficient means of financing the overall business, as well as standalone productions / subsidiaries.
  • Create templates, taking into account variable project waterfalls, to assess economic viability through a variety of metrics (ROI, IRR, etc.) of potential new investments.
  • Work closely with management to generate & maintain ultimate P&L models for the Company’s investments in content; monitor variances and analyze performance data.
  • Work closely with COO, Controller and accounting department to create & automate reporting tools to manage the Company’s asset-based revolving credit facility
  • Work with COO & Controller to create forecasting methodologies for revenue in all media windows (theatrical, digital, cable, DVD, television, etc.)
  • Oversee monthly & quarterly credit facility reporting requirements, including monthly borrowing base calculations, verification tests and covenant compliance, under the Company’s credit facility

About You:

  • Advanced financial modeling and MS Excel skills required.  Proficiency in other financial planning & analysis platforms preferred but not required.
  • 3-5yrs related experience preferably in a corporate setting

Please forward qualified resumes to carol@colemancompany.net and reference Job ID: 002551

Fixed Income Fund Marketer (02495)

Our client, a prestigious multi billion dollar Connecticut based fixed income alternative asset management firm is seeking a Director of Marketing to join their Investor Relations team to build out their long-only business with institutional investors and new channels. This position reports to the Head of Investor Relations.

About the Job:

  • Develop and generate new business partnerships in new markets and existing accounts
  • Identify sales opportunities and address business issues
  • Close business realizing maximum revenue potential
  • Prepare and deliver market presentations

About You:

  • Understand and can speak fluently about fixed income strategies including structured products
  • Top academic and professional pedigree
  • 8-10 years of fund marketing experience specifically raising assets
  • Sold to and maintain a diverse investor base
  • Demonstrated expertise in strategic account planning, cold calling and lead development
  • Ability to travel outside the local area

Please forward qualified resumes to suzanne@colemancompany.net and reference JOB ID: 02495


Director of Investment Surveillance, NY

Our client is a large global asset management company looking to add a Director of Surveillance in their investment advisory division. Reporting to the Head of Institutional Compliance, this person will join a growing team responsible for various compliance procedures and policies supporting the institutional investment management business.  

About the Job:

  • 10+ years of compliance experience within investment management, ideally with a fixed income asset manager
  • Manage a small group of compliance and trading surveillance staff; assist with the advisor compliance program, including implementation and maintenance of compliance surveillance systems and entity level registrations in conjunction with our client’s Central Compliance
  • Assist the team with guideline and investment management agreement interpretation questions as well as surveillance reports
  • Design and implement the annual plan regarding forensic or transactional tests, pursuant to Rule 206(4)-7 under the Advisers Act
  • Oversee various firm systems and manage the automation program for the compliance function
  • Perform any other functions which may be required to support the compliance program, including training and providing proactive advice about regulations

About You:

  • JD required, as well as undergraduate degree ideally within Finance, Business, or Economics
  • Understanding and familiarity with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940, and ERISA
  • Results-orientation and strong internal client relationship skills; extremely thorough while demonstrating the confidence and communication skills to ensure work processes are completed accurately and appropriately
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves to perform any and all responsibilities needed to ensure success
  • Proficient with Charles River Development System, Black Rock Solutions, Excel, and MS Word; able to learn new systems quickly

Director of Investment Compliance, West Coast

Our client, based in New York City, is a large investment advisory firm with global presence. Growth has created the need for a Director of Investment and Regulatory Compliance in their West Coast offices. This position will have responsibility for oversight and advice on compliance matters affecting the institutional advisory business.


About the Job:

  • Assist with advisor compliance program framework including designing and implementing the compliance program with a focus on ERISA, private fund compliance and compliance matters under the Commodity Exchange Act
  • Collaborate with a number of compliance, legal and business groups not resident in the west coast office
  • Back up for the privately negotiated transactions due diligence team  
  • Compliance regulatory counsel for investment teams
  • Assist in managing the west coast compliance team; mentor and coach associates and analysts to promptly and thoroughly address important compliance risks
  • Perform any other functions which may be required to support the compliance program including providing proactive advice about new regulations


About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree and JD required
  • 8 plus years of investment management compliance experience at a law firm, and in-house experience with staff management
  • Understanding and familiarity with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 required; knowledge of the Investment Company Act of 1940 and ERISA is a plus
  • Ability to work collaboratively with compliance, legal and business teams in other US offices during east coast work hours
  • Strong communications skills and team building focus
  • Strict attention to details while prioritizing issues appropriately in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to take initiative

Mutual Funds Product Development Manager

Our client, a $110 Billion Asset Management Firm is looking for a Product Development Manager to join their Marketing team. The ideal understands financial markets and products, and has strong analytical and writing skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks. Additionally, the ideal candidate understands the asset management business and investment products across multiple strategies (equity, multi asset class and alternative investments) and investment vehicles (i.e. open-end mutual funds, collective trusts, ETFs).  This is a robust role and involves utilizing multiple databases such as Morningstar Direct, Lipper and eVestment to perform ongoing competitive research, building product presentations and proposals for senior management and managing a product throughout the entire product cycle.  This job is located in the greater NYC/metro area.

About the Job:

  • Partner with Investment Management, Strategy, Distribution and Senior Management to identify, scope and prioritize new product ideas and product enhancements that will evolve and differentiate the company’s products.
  • Monitor industry trends impacting the product line to leverage the firm’s investment capabilities 
  • Develop creative approaches to structuring pooled vehicles, managed accounts and other new products that lend themselves to differentiation and profitability
  • Research and build a comprehensive analysis for new strategies, with particular emphasis on competitive factors, market demand, strategic fit, pricing, operational and business complexity issues
  • Analyze the overall institutional and retail competitive marketplace and industry trends for on-going and ad hoc reporting
  • Work with cross functional teams including representatives from portfolio management, legal, compliance, operations, finance, sales and marketing in executing product initiatives for new and existing products
  • Develop product presentations, proposals and recommendations
  • Maintain various documents and databases for recent product launches and changes, as well as future initiatives
  • Maintain on-going competitor universe reporting for existing strategies 

About You:

  • At least 5 years of experience of relevant product experience 
  • Strong knowledge of the asset management industry both retail and institutional
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with varying priorities 
  • Demonstrated project management experience 
  • BA/BS Degree; MBA or CFA preferred (not required) 
  • Strong MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Morningstar Direct, Lipper, and eVestment  skills

Executive Director of Project Finance and Development

Our client is a global, privately held commodity trading, merchandising and distribution company. Due to growth they are seeking an Executive Director of Project Finance and Development. This person will be responsible for execution and capital sourcing for strategic projects related to the global growth of the business. This person will be responsible for building out team resources as required.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Directly report to the Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer
  • Work directly with key employees in the Business Units, in connection with the financing of new investment opportunities and management of approved projects
  • Design the best finance model for each capital based project and seek funding of same through external and internal equity sources as well as debt at the lowest possible cost.
  • Assist the Investment Committee as well as the BOD with financial evaluation of proposed projects as well as suggestions and recommendations with respect to the best possible way to fund such projects.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with senior management regarding corporate goals and objectives in regards to capital investments, including but not limited to current capital budget, minimum required ROI, maximum pay-back period, etc.
  • Regularly report to senior management and the Investment Committee on the status of funding, the available financial structure and the cost (equity and debt) of pending investment proposals, including among other details, the timeframe for the development of same, and the expected date of closing.
  • Participate directly with Finance Department in coordination of project finance with existing revolving credit facility and the group of lenders associated with this facility
  • Maintain network of contacts at financial institutions which actively participate in international project finance, including but not limited to commercial banks, private equity groups, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, etc.

Job Requirements:

  • 10 plus years of experience in developing, structuring and obtaining finance (equity and debt) for international capital investment projects
  • Extensive network of contacts at financial institutions which actively participate in international project finance, including but not limited to commercial banks, private equity groups, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, etc.
  • Required Language: English - additional languages a plus
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Able to perform complex financial analysis and effectively present results
  • Effectively prioritize workload between several projects including the ability to take on new projects and shift priorities on short notice
  • International travel is required and anticipated as 20-30%, across broad geographic regions

Mutual Funds Marketing Campaigns Manager

Our client, a large global quantitative investment management firm, based in the New York metro area is seeking a sophisticated marketing professional to drive the marketing function, working closely with senior management, both on the investment and distribution side, to lead an integrated marketing strategy for the firm. The Marketing Campaigns Manager will develop content and though leadership across all deliverables working closely with the Senior Investment Writer to ensure consistent content and brand enhancement. 

About the Job:

  • Influence product rationalization and new product offerings
  • Increase brand awareness
  • Spearhead initiatives including white papers, webinars, industry surveys, conference speaking engagements/content and client events
  • Create and execute an integrated marketing program
  • Prepare and manage department budgets and overall spending
  • Oversee and analyze market trends and act to take remedial action based on analysis and feedback
  • Oversee the recruitment of additional team members or external vendors
  • Interact with other groups across the organization, particularly with the distribution and investment teams

About You:

  • 10-15 years of marketing leadership experience focused on financial services with an understanding of the investment management industry
  • Knowledge of both institutional and/or intermediary markets
  • Visionary, strategic and creative with ability to drive an agenda through collaboration 
  • Possess a strong sense of how marketing can transform a business
  • Experience in leading and managing a small team
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of audiences and build consensus
  • Experience developing marketing programs and related product offerings that are focused on driving revenue
  • CFA a plus
  • Outstanding strategic and analytical skills

Please forward resumes to suzanne@colemancompany.net

Mutual Funds Channel Marketing Manager

Our client, a leading global asset management firm, is currently seeking a Mutual Funds Channel Marketing Manager to join their team in Stamford, CT. As a key member of the marketing team, the  Channel Marketing  Manager is accountable for developing, managing and executing  marketing initiatives specific to the Retail channel.  This individual will partner with the National Accounts and Sales divisions to identify channel, and firm-specific marketing opportunities.  The ideal candidate understands how to implement initiatives and activities that align with distribution, sales, and retention goals, as well as the longer-term growth strategy. A background in national accounts, channel marketing,  or experience as a wholesaler is a plus. 

About the Job:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with Channel National Accounts, Sales and partner firms in the decision-making process
  • Develop, manage & implement strategy; execute marketing activities in the channel including but not limited to:
    • Targeted content and campaigns tailored to Broker-Dealer Relationship Managers, Research Analysts, and Financial Advisors
    • Initiatives; composition of marketing plans with input from various stakeholder groups (deliverables, goals, etc)
  • Oversee projects & manage timelines; through frequent stakeholder updates, team meetings, and by working closely with other areas in marketing (interactive, production, programs, product, etc.)
  • Promote & communicate via channel management meetings, sales calls, and e-mail
  • Use metrics to track goal progress and report of findings
  • Institutionalize learning; adapt new processes based on results and feedback
  • Align with the messaging and promotions of key accounts by visiting regularly with account managers and attending conferences (10-20% travel)
  • With the event planning team, spearhead national account conference planning efforts
  • Review websites that support channel efforts - both internal and partner firm sites


  • 7+ years experience in marketing, sales or national accounts
  • Experience in channel marketing and MBA is preferred
  • Capital Markets knowledge is required
  • Mix of strategic and tactical ability and collaborative work style
  • Proven ability to set priorities and lead initiatives from inception thru execution
  • Creative thinker and well organized with strong project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Series 6 or 7 preferred

Please forward resumes to Suzanne@colemancompany.net

Public Power and Infrastructure Analyst

Our client, a financial consulting institution based in New York City, requires a talented analyst to join their public power, project finance, energy and infrastructure team. 

About the Job:

  • Assign new ratings and provide surveillance for public power,  project finance, energy and infrastructure related entities.
  • Assist in the rating process by preparing internal credit reports, evaluating financial statements,  and presenting these to the rating committees,
  • Analyze cash flows and evaluate transaction structures and technical aspects of a project.
  • Closely follow developments surrounding rated transactions and their sectors, assessing the potential impact on the transaction and maintaining contact with related parties
  • Write articles for publications on individual transactions as well as special topic and market commentaries. 

About You:

  • 3 to 7 years of experience performing credit analysis on Public Power, Energy and Infrastructure entities in rating agency, buy-side, credit research, banking or other similar environments
  • Proficiency in financial statement analysis and financial modeling
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • The ability to organize, meet deadlines and to multitask
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree a plus


Please forward resumes to carol@colemancompany.net and reference JOB ID: 02529

Commercial/Esoteric ABS Credit Analyst

Our client, a rapidly growing financial services consulting and rating firm, is seeking a Commercial/Esoteric Asset Backed Securities (ABS) Credit Analyst with knowledge in sectors such as aviation and other transportation assets, intellectual property, small business loans, and other non-traditional asset classes. This position is based in New York, NY.

About the Job:

  • Perform transaction analysis including originator/servicer evaluation, loan pool analysis, modeling and analysis of bond structure, and review of legal structure and documentation
  • Lead transactions with minimal direction.
  • Prepare credit submissions and present transactions to rating committee
  • Develop and publish rating methodologies, individual transactions reports, and special topic and market commentaries
  • Work with surveillance team in monitoring and updating ratings of existing transactions

About You:

  • 2 to 7+ years of experience performing credit analysis on Commercial/Esoteric ABS in a rating agency, buy-side or credit research company or investment bank
  • Transaction analysis experience must include originator/servicer evaluation, loan pool analysis, modeling and analysis of bond structure, and review of legal structure and documentation
  • Strong technical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel 
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as work closely with partners in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to travel when required
  • Strong oral and written communications skills