Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel / Switzerland. On 31 December 2017 the company employed a total workforce of 18 135.
In the financial year 2017, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.377 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas : Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings.
Clariant’s corporate strategy is based on five pillars : focus on innovation through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.
Investor Relations is a strategic, executive function of corporate management. Reporting to Head of Investor Relations, the Investor Relations Manager is an integral part of Investor Relations team of Clariant.
This position will be responsible for supporting all Investor Relations activities. The ideal candidate will play a critical role in helping to shape, articulate and manage the investment story of Clariant and convey key messages about the company's strategy and vision.
Prepare the quarterly publication releases, including preparation of sales and earnings documents, conference call scripts, Q&As, peer analysis
Support in responding to information requests from the financial community
Coordinate and organize investor events (e.g. meetings, conferences , roadshows and presentations)
Monitor and track stock activity, market and industry trends, analyst reports, consensus estimates
Monitor regulatory environment related to the financial markets and listed securities
Continuous improvement and implementation of state-of-the-art investor relations tools
Maintaining and improvement of presentation database
Perform other tasks and assignements as directed
Masters degree in Business Administration, Finance or Science
At least 2-3 years professional experience as Investor Relations or Sell-side Analyst
Solid financial background and good understanding of accounting and reporting rules
Clear and thorough understanding of the financial modeling techniques used by analysts and investors to project a companys operating and financial performance and the resulting value for the stock
Strong verbal, writing, editing and presentation skills, with ability to detect and correct errors
Fluent in English and German (written and verbal)
Strong analytical skills
High drive for results and improvement as well as a sense of urgency
Solid interpersonal skills and ability to work with high accuracy even under time pressure
Travel : 20%