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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: VP/Principal/Director

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $180K - $240K

At Apollo, we’re a global team of alternative investment managers passionate about delivering uncommon value to our investors and shareholders. With over 30 years of proven expertise across Private Equity, Credit and Real Estate, regions and industries, we’re known for our integrated businesses, our strong investment performance, our value-oriented philosophy – and our people.


The Director of Strategic Finance plays a key, hands-on role to coordinate budgeting and forecasting exercises for the company, analyze results and performance against budget, and perform ad hoc analyses. The focus of the role will be on budgeting, forecasting and generating ad-hoc analytics for the Asset Management (FRE) business. The role will also analyze key business drivers and report on the underlying business performance across the platform with a focus on Fee Related Earnings (FRE), strategic initiatives and other special projects, including new fund/strategies and financial impact to the firm. This person will develop presentations for senior management on a monthly basis and with the broader Strategic Finance team on all deliverables. This is a highly visible role and requires frequent interaction with business finance, CFOs and the senior executive team.


  • Coordinate with business-level CFOs, Business Leads, senior management, and other stakeholders to define business reporting and analytics requirements and oversee execution of deliverables.
  • Coordinate the annual budget process, interim forecast updates, and long-term plan.
  • Oversee analysis of strategic transactions and projects, interfacing with professionals across the organization.
  • Oversee the preparation and analysis of monthly management reports and other analytics.
  • Produce high quality, timely and insightful information to help senior management manage the firm and set direction. Respond in a timely manner to all ad hoc questions and requests for information. Become a one stop, widely recognized source for high quality management information for various departments.
  • Analyze variances, trends, risks and opportunities, performance against budget/forecast/targets, key business drivers and sensitivities.
  • Oversee the preparation of presentations and key analyses for Senior Management.
  • Perform special projects and other duties as required by the needs of the business.
  • Develop and improve the financial reporting and business analysis framework; enhance reporting techniques and tools and work with Technology to automate reporting processes.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 10+ years of experience with at least 5 years of experience at a Financial Institution
  • CFA or CPA preferred
  • MBA is not required but a plus
  • Strong technical accounting (GAAP) skills with credit and capital markets experience
  • Operates with high energy; successful “up-and-comer” with endless passion and drive
  • Has a record of confident leadership, sound judgment and creative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with and influence senior level stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational savvy with experience managing teams
  • Ability to train and lead high performing talent
  • Analysis requires high level of cognitive and financial reasoning capabilities
  • Strong Excel skills

Apollo Global Management Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  The firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other criteria prohibited under controlling federal, state or local law.

Pay Range

$180,000 – $240,000

The base salary range for this position is listed above. This position is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus based on personal, team, and Firm performance. Compensation ranges are based on several factors including job function, level, and geographic location. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amounts listed here.