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Corporate Strategy Analyst (Seattle or NY)

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

Business Unit:

Office of the CEO

Job Description:

Russell Investments (RI) is seeking a Corporate Strategy Analyst to support RI’s strategy to accelerate global growth. As an integral member of the Strategy team, this individual will bring an analytical and curious mindset to working at times in the team’s three areas of responsibility:

  • Corporate Strategy: Identifying new areas of growth where emerging market trends and client needs intersect with RI’s capabilities and right to win.
  • Strategic Execution: Collaborating with RI’s institutional and retail business leaders in North America, Europe/Mideast, and Asia and their teams to drive execution of that strategy.
  • Corporate Development: Accessing new capabilities and additional scale in prioritized areas through M&A and strategic partnerships.

The position will be located in Seattle.

Base Salary Range: $80,000 - $135,000.

Specific compensation will be based on candidate’s experience, skills, qualifications, commercial considerations, and other job-related factors permitted by law. At Russell Investments, salary is just one part of our compensation package. Our total rewards approach includes an annual performance bonus (subject to eligibility criteria) in addition to participation in our competitive benefits programs including healthcare, retirement, vacation, and wellbeing programs.

The responsibilities of the Corporate Strategy Analyst may include:

  • Conducting research and analysis on organic growth ideas and due diligence on corporate development opportunities.
  • Collecting and analyzing data (quantitative and qualitative) from divers sourcing and synthesizing insights.
  • Preparing materials for internal and external presentations, including to RI’s senior management and Board of Directors board meetings.
  • Working with Corporate Finance to develop business cases and financial projections.
  • Tracking progress with strategic execution and key performance indicators.

The successful candidate will have skills and experiences including the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA/graduate degree a plus.
  • Demonstrated analytical skillset and ability extract “so what” insights from rigorous research.
  • Strong communication skills, able to present findings credibly and effectively.
  • Experience working with PowerPoint and creating/fine-tuning presentations.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel and large data sets; experience with financial modeling is a plus
  • Strong organization/project management skills, able to keep up with concurrent workstreams on different projects
  • Prior strategy-related experience (e.g., corporate strategy, management consulting, investment banking) is a plus
  • Energized by working in a fast-moving environment, with a constant focus on innovating and winning in the global asset management market.
  • Experience in corporate finance, investment banking or consulting; asset management industry experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Russell Investments is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all associates and employment applicants regardless of race, religion, ancestry, creed, color, gender (including gender identity which refers to a person's actual or perceived sex, and includes self-image, appearance, behavior or expression, whether or not different from that traditionally associated with a person's biological sex), age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, past or present unemployment status , or any other characteristic protected by law.