Get a Jump on These NYC Finance Careers

NYC Finance

Money moves around faster than ever, making it an exciting time as many companies are preparing themselves for their futures and figuring out where the market will go next. This week, we will focus on five of the many NYC finance careers to the quants out there.

Global Markets, Equity Research–Investment Strategy — Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. Providing holistic financial services and specially tailored advice to its clients, Credit Suisse has 45,000-plus employees across 50 countries.

Credit Suisse is hiring a Financial Data Researcher to join the organization, working from the New York City office. The person hired to the position will be joining the company’s investment strategy team. This team conducts client portfolio reviews and helps organizations determine their long-term future. Candidates for this position should have at least two years of experience in finance; this can be either on the buy side, on the sell side, or in FinTech. As well, applicants should have strong quantitative and analytical skills. Preferred candidates will have an MBA.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Producing research reports focused on market themes
  • Constructing custom portfolios and strategies for clients
  • Building a client network

More information about this and other jobs can be found on the Credit Suisse website.

Lead Financial Analyst–Corporate Strategy — AT&T

AT&T is a multinational company that is ranked ninth in the Fortune 500. The company has interests in many different markets, from telecommunications to mass media. Some of its holdings include DirecTV and WarnerMedia.

AT&T is hiring a Lead Financial Analyst to work in its New York office. The person hired for this position will join the Xandr Finance team, which supports corporate development, corporate strategy, and business development. He or she will conduct financial structuring and modeling corporate development deals and business partnerships. Candidates for this position should have at least three years of relevant experience in finance, and prior experience in investment banking, corporate M&A, or strategy consulting is preferred. Desired candidates will have an MBA.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with corporate development and strategy team to create economic and financial models
  • Provide recommendations to generate maximum economic value
  • Facilitate and maintain leadership communication and updates

More NYC finance jobs can be found on the AT&T website.

Senior FP&A Analyst — Discovery, Inc.

Discovery, Inc. is a global television company, owning channels in various markets. The company is best known for its flagship channel, Discovery Channel. Other channels included its portfolio are TLC, HGTV, and Food Network.

Discovery is looking for a Senior FP&A Analyst to work in its New York headquarters. The person hired for this position will be responsible for overseeing the FP&A responsibilities for the US Digital team. Candidates for this position should have at least five years of relevant experience and experience with modeling and data analysis. Ideal candidates will possess an MBA.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparing monthly financial reports
  • Analyzing and document expenditure trends and variances
  • Implementing financial best practices

Discovery has more positions listed on its website.

IBD, Cross Markets Group, Industrials — Goldman Sachs

Founded in 1869, Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities, and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, the company currently employs more than 36,000 people across six continents.

Goldman Sachs is hiring an Associate to work in the company’s Cross Markets Group, the newest business unit within the firm’s investment banking division. This team focuses on expanding Goldman Sachs’s coverage of corporate clients and sponsor company portfolios. The person hired will provide financial analytical skills to help the team achieve its aims. Candidates should have at least three years of relevant experience, and an MBA is preferred.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing financial models
  • Being actively involved in M&A transactions
  • Coordinating teams of tax advisors, attorneys, and bankers for transactions

The Goldman Sachs website can provide more information on this and other positions.

Senior Director, Strategic and Financial Planning — The College Board

If you took a standardized test in high school, there is a high probability that you are familiar with the College Board. It is the organization that administers various tests, including the AP exams and the SAT.

Inside the College Board NYC office.

The College Board is hiring a Senior Director to work in its New York headquarters. The person hired will be the head person in the Strategic and Financial Planning department at the organization. The company will be responsible for analyzing and understanding business dynamics across all units. Candidates for this position will have at least five years of relevant experience, and an MBA is required.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Creating and managing complex financial models
  • Tracking and analyzing external market data
  • Defining metrics to monitor and predict the financial performance of programs and units

More about this NYC finance job and other positions can be found on the College Board website.

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About the Author

Jonathan Pfeffer

Jonathan Pfeffer joined the Clear Admit and MetroMBA teams in 2015 after spending several years as an arts/culture writer, editor, and radio producer. In addition to his role as contributing writer at MetroMBA and contributing editor at Clear Admit, he is co-founder and lead producer of the Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast. He holds a BA in Film/Video, Ethnomusicology, and Media Studies from Oberlin College.

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