Posted on 2021-10-08



Research Analysts tasks may include:
  • Conduct media and Internet searches on companies and individuals in English and Chinese
  • To investigate official sources (registrars, regulators, courts, etc.) for information on companies and individuals
  • To cooperate with external vendors (verification of provided information, placing them in a report)
  • To analyze the collected information with a view to reputational, financial and integrity risk (sanctions, corruption, bribery, money laundering, terrorism financing, regulatory violations, etc.)
  • To prepare comprehensive reports in English, which are:
    • in a standardized format
    • in accordance with our internal Research Methodology and Style Guide
    • meeting client specific requirements
    • delivered on time

  • To hold a university degree preferably in international relations, political science, legal studies or business management
  • Compliance, Due Diligence or AML/KYC experience.
  • Excellent written and analysis skills including the ability to summarise complex information clearly and concisely from another language into English.
  • The ability to work in a highly challenging, fast-paced, and dynamic environment.
  • Strong research skills, including online search tools
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills - prior experience in research/editorial roles is an advantage.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and handle volumes of work
  • Be a team player with a high level of initiative and proactive approach to work
  • Willingness to take ownership of tasks and issues
  • Knowledge of and interest in international affairs

At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise - and our purpose. You'll be part of an organisation of over 25,000 people, spanning 70 countries. We recognise the individual perspectives each of our colleagues brings, and our diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths. In supporting collaboration and creativity and encouraging new ideas across a diverse and inclusive workforce, we can improve how we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree