Director of Corporate Development at SIMON
Want to work at the forefront of a fast-growing and award winning FinTech company? With an incredible team and partners looking for innovative results, we’re rapidly growing and continue to add new asset classes to our offerings. We are on the lookout for smart and collaborative talent to join our team. As a cloud-based company, we are currently operating in a flexible and hybrid work model.
As a member of our newly created Corporate Development group, you will be responsible for working with business leaders and executive management to drive the growth of SIMON. You will lead efforts to understand and monitor the FinTech and WealthTech landscape and to identify and execute on strategic growth opportunities. The role mixes Corporate Development and Strategy with a multi-pronged mandate encompassing M&A, partnerships, and select organic initiatives.
This role will work extensively with our Management Team and will involve developing theses and supporting material that outline coherent, defensible, and compelling cases to corporate development initiatives.
What We’re Looking For
- Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics or related field or equivalent work experience
- 5 + years of experience in Equity Research or Capital Markets preferred
- Self-starter who takes initiative and completes all projects with high energy and ability to prioritize and take ownership
- Ability to work in and be comfortable with fast paced and rapidly evolving environment
- Expert financial analysis and modeling skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
We offer a competitive salary and benefits, the chance to work with a curated team of top-notch, highly creative talent, and a fun and agile work environment with many perks in New York City’s Hudson Yards district, but are operating remotely through at least summer 2021.
SIMON Markets is an award-winning fintech company that is committed to transforming the digital experience for financial professionals, enabling them to better serve their clients. SIMON’s intelligent and innovative platform delivers an end-to-end digital suite of tools to over 100,000 financial professionals, who serve $5 trillion in client assets, empowering them with on-demand education, an intuitive marketplace, real-time analytics, and lifecycle management.
With a focus on reshaping the advisor experience, SIMON is setting new industry standards, simplifying the complex, and delivering structured investment, annuity, and defined outcome ETF solutions to investment professionals, centralized within one unique ecosystem.
Originally incubated within Goldman Sachs, SIMON launched as an independently operating company in December 2018 under the shared ownership and direction of seven leading financial institutions—Barclays, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Prudential, and Wells Fargo. Growth equity firm WestCap became an investor in 2021. The company is headquartered in New York, NY, with an additional location in Birmingham, AL.