The IR & ESG Analyst or Senior Analyst (depending on level of experience) will focus on Investor Relations and the company's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives. This is a brand-new position and is a unique opportunity to work collaboratively with the finance, HR and legal teams and play an active role in driving ITT's ESG strategy. The IR ESG Analyst will report directly to the Vice President, Investor Relations with a strong linkage to ITT's Chief Human Resources Officer.In this role, the candidate will help drive the execution of ITT's ESG strategy working with internal stakeholders to gather, analyze and report on various ESG metrics and targets. Additionally, s/he will ensure infrastructure and processes are in place for management to communicate a clear and consistent message to investors, banks, and governance and rating agencies. S/he will be an integral part of the development of ITT's enhanced sustainability report in 2021/22. The candidate will also support all investor relations activities, including shareholder monitoring and targeting; development of investor presentation materials, including for the company's quarterly earnings releases, annual investor day, and investor conferences; develop and maintain overview materials to drive investor education; and assistance with the redesign of the company's investor relations website.
About the Company ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2020 revenues of approximately $2.5 billion. The company's corporate headquarters will be relocating to a brand new, state of the art facility in Stamford, CT at the end of 2021.ITT was named to the Forbes 2019 list of America's Best Midsize Employers. This achievement recognizes ITT's focus and commitment to fostering a healthy, high-performing culture and creating a work-place defined by innovation and continuous improvement. ITT's CEO and CFO were both recognized as 2020 All-America Executive Team by Institutional Investor magazine. ITT was also awarded the 2018 Manufacturing Leadership Award which distinguishes ITT for its visionary leadership, commitment to employees and workplace culture, and ability to innovatively solve problems for customers.ITT operates through three Value Centers (business units):
Motion Technologies ("MT") designs and manufactures brake pads, shock absorbers and sealing solutions for the automotive and rail markets. MT is based in Barge, Italy.
Industrial Process ("IP") designs and manufactures pumps, valves, monitoring and control systems, water treatment and aftermarket services for the chemical, oil and gas, mining and other industrial process markets, as well as global service capabilities. IP is based in Seneca Falls, N.Y.
Connect and Control Technologies ("CCT") designs and manufactures harsh-environment connectors and critical energy absorption and flow control components primarily for the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. CCT is based in Valencia, CA.
Be an integral part of shaping the company's Sustainability approach and response to Climate Change
Gather data, benchmarks and insights from evolving ESG standards to evaluate ITTs performance; own reporting and tracking for all ESG metrics
Maintain awareness of global ESG trends and tools, metrics and KPIs, and share updates and implications to ITT and its shareowner base
Support the annual reporting process and ESG disclosures
Assist with the collection, storing, validating and distributing of ESG data and content for reporting and responding to requests from key stakeholders
Support long-term planning and establishment of initiatives aimed to achieve excellence in Sustainability
Strive to be a subject matter expert in ESG reporting
Ensure linkage between the company's ESG strategy and messaging and its IR materials
Assist in the creation of investor presentations for quarterly earnings, investor conferences and marketing collateral
Assist in redesign on company's investor relations website, including creation of ITT overview materials
Support preparation of company's annual investor day in 2021/22
Actively maintain IR's CRM to log all investor questions, meetings and shareholder updates
Contribute creatively to the investor outreach strategy and perform all other duties as assigned
Bachelors' degree and 3-5 years' experience, preferably with major in accounting, finance or economics; sustainability experience a plus but not required
Background analyzing the financial performance of business operations, manufacturing preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Passion for sustainability and impact investing
Ability to prioritize, organize, and manage multiple projects, conduct research, analyze information and draw conclusions
Ability to work independently and as part of a team; detail-oriented, focused
Expert in Microsoft PPT and Excel
Strong business acumen; shows clarity of thought, vision and drives execution
Thinks strategically and drives execution of relevant, concrete actions
Comfortable with hands-on approach to addressing complex problems to gain a grounded and granular understanding, make informed decisions and take appropriate actions
Passion for renewal and continuous improvement to drive performance and innovation
Embraces transparency as an important operating principle
Strong work ethic
Able to lead and drive change (challenge status quo, flawless execution, influencing skills)