Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.

  • Research Analyst - Nordics

    Job Locations BE-Brussels
    Job ID
    2018-1777
    Category
    Research
  • Overview

    ISS is immediately seeking a Research Analyst for the Nordic market. You will analyze corporate governance and financial information and write research reports on publicly traded companies in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland, based on ISS' voting guidelines.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Analyze corporate governance and financial information to write detailed research reports on publicly traded companies
    • Issue proxy vote recommendations for shareholder meetings
    • Engage with companies and institutional investors on shareholder meetings
    • Answer internal/external queries on research reports
    • Contribute articles to regular ISS publications
    • Assist with policy formulation
    • Participate in various projects and development opportunities
    • Develop market expertise in corporate governance, investment and shareholder issues

    Qualifications

    • Good understanding of finance/capital markets and corporate governance, preferably with 3 to 5 years of experience in corporate governance/investment analysis/research with a focus on the Nordic markets
    • Relevant Masters' degree, e.g. law, economics, finance, business or political science
    • Fluency in English and Swedish or Finnish or Danish or Norwegian
    • Very strong oral and written communication skills
    • Very strong analytical ability, with the ability to assimilate large quantities of information
    • Excellent eye for detail
    • Ability to work independently and take initiative while also working successfully in a team environment
    • Organized and structured mind, with excellent time management skills: able to deal with large quantities of work and strict deadlines, particularly during the season of Nordic general meetings.


    ISS Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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