Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.

  • Mandarin Research Analyst - TEMP

    Job Locations SG-Singapore
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    Corporate Governance Research Analyst (Singapore: Chinese-speaking)


    ISS is seeking a few temporary full-time Research Analysts for 2018 proxy season. This position will be based in Singapore, and would mainly cover Taiwan and potentially mainland China markets.


    ISS is the world's leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions to the global financial community. More than 1,700 institutional clients turn to ISS to apply their corporate governance views, identify environmental, social and governance risk, and manage their complete proxy voting needs on a global basis. ISS' services include objective governance research and recommendations; responsible investment-related data, analytics and research; end-to-end proxy voting and distribution solutions; turnkey securities class-action claims management; and reliable global governance data and modeling tools.


    Our team of over 1,000 research, technology and client service professionals spread across 18 offices in 13 countries, covering approximately 40,000 shareholder meetings in 117 countries yearly for clients that represent two trillion shares to execute more than 8.5 million ballots, the same time researching more than 20,000 companies across the globe for responsible investment purposes.


    • Analyze corporate governance and financial information to process data and write research reports on publicly traded companies mainly in Taiwan, and occasionally mainland China;
    • Issue proxy vote recommendations for shareholder meetings of the companies mainly listed in stock exchanges in Taiwan, and occasionally mainland China;
    • Develop market expertise in corporate governance, investment, and shareholder issues gathered through research and potential engagement with company executives, institutional investors, and government/regulatory/listing authorities.


    • Undergraduate students pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Statistics, Management Science or any related fields, or equivalent experience;
    • Strong oral and written communication skills in Chinese (both simplified and traditional) and English;
    • Able to work independently and in a team environment, as well as under tight deadlines;
    • Analytical and detail-oriented, have a keen sense of judgment, and be goal-oriented;
    • Strong organization skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks;
    • Proficiency in the use of web-based and Microsoft Office applications;
    • Passion for corporate governance research;
    • Experience and knowledge of corporate governance and proxy voting issues is preferred;
    • Eligibility to work is required (Singapore nationals/PRs)


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