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VP Investor Relations

Stamford, CT, USA | Citizens Bank

  • Industry:
    Banking / Investment Banking
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Business Development
    Financial Services Professional
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Citizens Financial Group, the 13th largest bank in the United States serving over five million individuals, companies, not for profits, and institutions, is searching for a Vice President, Investor Relations, reporting directly to the Head of Investor Relations and working with other members of the team, the VP will serve an important role in helping collaborate and support the execution of the overall investor relations program designed to articulate the company’s strategy, financial results, growth opportunities, and business initiatives to current and potential shareholders and analysts. 

This role offers the right candidate the opportunity to work directly with our executive committee and other senior management across the company including financial planning and analysis, corporate strategy, corporate reporting, the lines of business, media and communications to interact and manage multi-faceted projects with a strong analytical and collaborative mindset. 

Profile Description: 

Primary responsibility for conceptualizing and producing investor presentations used by the senior management team to communicate the company’s strategy, financial results, growth opportunities, and business initiatives at earnings, Wall Street brokerage conferences and board presentations. 

Help manage and support the creation of external disclosure documents including quarterly earnings Q&A and supporting analysis of trends at the firm as well as across peer banks.

Oversee and perform research and analysis of industry, peers and competitors’ financial results, as well as other ad-hoc analysis as needed to provide value-added insight

Review and report on analyst reports and disseminate to senior management and monitor and manage consensus estimates 

Assist in the development of investor targeting and outreach strategy to ensure management’s time is used effectively with investors and to improve the mix of the overall shareholder base and to enhance our interactions with equity and fixed income investors, rating agencies and Wall Street

Perform research and analysis of relative stock price performance, investor and analyst perceptions and opinions and stock ownership

Assist the finance and legal team in writing and/or editing parts of financial filings including on SEC forms 8-K, 10-Q, and 10-K. 

Identify ways for the company to improve, whether from a disclosure, strategic, operational, or financial perspective.

Assist in shareholder questions/issue resolution

Handle special projects as requested by the Head of IR, CFO, or other senior managers 


Minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate investor relations, treasury, corporate development, competitive intelligence, strategy, or similar positions for a publicly-traded company. Investment banking or investment research background may also be suitable.

Strong financial and analytical skills

Energetic, efficient, self-motivated and resourceful team player and individual contributor

Excellent organizational, creative thinking and interpersonal skills

Superior intellect and an outstanding ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of the organization with oral and written communication skills.

Detail-oriented and able to multitask, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities

Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office suite, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint (high level Excel and PowerPoint skills required, including experience with developing charts, pivot tables, and complex formulas)

Knowledge of banking products and functions is preferred

Project Management experience is preferred

Flexibility as to hours during busy periods in order to ensure project deadlines are met

This is not a private equity, hedge fund, or capital raising IR position.

Educational, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials:

Bachelor’s degree required (Finance or Accounting)  

MBA or advanced degree such as CFA or CPA highly preferred

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