Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.

  • GMS ASPAC Analyst (Japanese Speaker)

    Job Locations PH-Makati City
    Job ID
    2018-1881
    Category
    Operations
  • Overview

    The Global Meeting Services provides data support and services covering markets worldwide including, but not limited to, US, Canada, United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. The team continuously monitors and obtains relevant information on all upcoming corporate action events specifically shareholders meetings where topics such as acquisitions, mergers and demergers, election of directors and auditors might be discussed. The relevant meeting results are also collected for these markets, including Japan. The information collected is accurately inputted in the database and this will be generated for clients to see. Collected information is also used by other teams for further data collection and research for the ultimate issuance of ISS Vote Recommendations.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Monitoring corporate action events such as shareholders meetings from various of sources like EDGAR, SEDAR and Stock Exchanges of each market
    • Procuring meeting documentation such as Annual Report, Notice of the Meeting, Information Circular, Proxy Form and other Corporate Governance documents
    • Contacting companies or issuers by email or phone for engagements
    • Collecting meeting details such as the date, type, record date, location, time, voting instructions
    • Asserting voting securities (ISIN, SEDOL, CUSIP and CINS) in a meeting
    • Extracting the meeting agenda and encoding it to the database to make clients aware of the agenda /resolutions that will be voted at the meeting
    • Inputting correct Voting Instructions such as the Valid Vote Options; Market Deadline Date and details of the Registrars
    • Collecting, translating, profiling and reviewing results of Japanese meetings and inputting it to the database. May also be assigned to collect, profile and review other non-Japanese markets.
    • May also be assigned to assist the JVAS team in processing ballots during the peak season.

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business, Finance, Economics or any equivalent/related course;
    • Fluency in Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji in addition to fluency in English
    • Knowledge and experience in using MS Office;
    • Ability to work within a team-oriented environment
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines
    • Strong skills in problem solving
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Understanding of corporate governance issues, corporate transactions and capital markets

     

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