Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.

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Research Analyst

Research Analyst

Job ID 
2017-1373
Job Locations 
PH-Makati City
Category 
Research

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Overview

The main responsibility is to perform and analyze proxy statements to complete proxy analyses for shareholders’ meetings of publicly traded companies covered by ISS’ Research team.

 

This position will be based in Manila, and will report to the lead of Research handling a specific market.

Responsibilities

  • Gain understanding of investment and shareholder issues gathered through fundamental research
  • Distill financial and corporate governance information to write research reports and issue proxy vote recommendations based on ISS’ policy guidelines
  • Maintain advanced understanding of compensation, board issues, and shareholder rights
  • Answer internal or external issuer queries on research reports and able to discuss policy issues
  • Actively participate in various working committees and/or special projects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of experience in investment analysis and/or financial research, or other business related area
  • Basic analytical ability and financial understanding of investment issues
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team oriented environment
  • Strong attention to detail, organization skills, and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Understanding of corporate governance issues, corporate transactions, and capital markets
  • Moderate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel