Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.

Data Analyst - Manila (Native Mandarin Speaker)

PH-Makati City
Job ID
2017-1514
Category
Analyst

Overview

We are seeking Data Analysts to conduct data collection and analysis on publicly traded companies in China and Taiwan, with a focus on corporate governance data. Common tasks include processing annual reports and company disclosures. The position also entails research on local laws and regulations and communication of collected data to ISS' Research team.

Responsibilities

  • Search for, collect and verify data (of basic and intermediate levels of complexity) for companies based on current collection methodologies and acceptable sources;
  • Research independently on company information, market practices, regulatory framework
  • Attend to internal queries and requests to ensure data captured is aligned with data collection methodologies and research policies and guidelines;
  • Conduct external communication with corporate executives to understand and seek clarification on their public disclosures;
  • Comply with established work process standards to ensure quality of data collected;
  • Constantly reflect on and contribute to the improvement of data collection methodologies and manual creation;
  • Escalate data interpretation issues, as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Statistics, Management Science or any related course;
  • 1-3 years of experience in research, data collection and analysis preferred, fresh graduates are also welcomed;
  • Excellent Chinese, both traditional and simplified, comprehension skills;
  • Good English communication skills, both comprehension and writing;
  • Digitally savvy, working knowledge with database (e.g. SQL) would be an advantage;
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills;
  • Ability to digest large amounts of quantitative and qualitative information with high level of patience;
  • Ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines;
  • Potential to lead and train a small team of contingent staff with minimal guidance;
  • Experience or demonstrable interest in corporate governance research would be an advantage;
  • Eligible to work in the Philippines preferred.

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