Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is currently seeking a full-time Mandarin-speaking Research Analyst. This position will be permanent and based in Singapore, covering China, Taiwan and other Asian markets.
Analyze corporate governance and financial information to process data and write research reports on publicly traded companies in China, Taiwan, and other Asian countries.
Issue proxy vote recommendations for shareholder meetings of the companies listed in stock exchanges in mainland China, Taiwan, and other Asian markets.
Develop market expertise in corporate governance, investment, and shareholder issues gathered through research and engagement with company executives, institutional investors, and government/regulatory/listing authorities.
Research and develop thematic research reports covering Asia companies.
University graduates holding a Bachelor's degree in related fields such as finance, law, economics, business, accounting, political science, and international relations, 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 financial analysis, corporate governance and proxy voting issues is preferred
Eligible to work in Singapore is required (Singaporean nationals/PRs)