Lead Research Analyst (German, Scandinavian or Portuguese)
YOU AND YOUR TEAM
The job of a Research Analyst in World-Check is one where we appreciate language skills, journalistic approach, and critical thinking aptitude. Our core is to provide search and analysis through reputable sources related to publicly exposed persons (PEP), companies, and institutions. The information collected and analysed supports our clients align with Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations and reduce financial or reputational risk of a missed investment.
Our multinational and multilingual team working closely with peers in other locations. We're now expanding the size of our department.
SOME OF THE DAILY TASKS YOU WILL PERFORM:
Researching reputable media, government, regulatory and law enforcement sources to build and maintain relevant data in Refinitiv applications
Using open-source research methods to capture information in the public domain
Identifying regulatory and financial risk such as money laundering, fraud, organized crime, narcotics trafficking, and corruption
Becoming familiar and staying up to date with guidelines and regulations to ensure accuracy and high quality of delivered work
Collaboration with globally based teams on shared projects
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?
Fluency in English and German/Scandinavian/Portuguese (compulsory)
Critical thinking, analytical skills, and attention to details
Very good use of Microsoft Office applications
Good written and verbal communication skills
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE SKILLS:
Awareness of the socio-political context of the countries matching your language skills
Know Your Customer / Anti-Money Laundering / Financial Crime knowledge and experience would be an advantage
HOW TO GET PREPARED FOR AN INTERVIEW?
Please do the research. Even if you don't have experience in any AML or KYC field, you can source plenty of available information and make your effort to understand the general purpose of this expanding industry. We recommend you look through information related to AML, KYC, PEP, Financial Crime, World-Check (a Refinitiv product).
Additional Job Description
Knowledge & Skill:
Entry level professional roles requiring a discipline specific degree or the equivalent work experience that provides knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts
General professional and conceptual knowledge of theories and principles within a discipline
Basic understanding of the roles of relevant functional groups within own area
Applies general knowledge of business, developed through education, to make informed judgements
Scope of Impact:
Provides guidance or specialized services that directly support or affect results within one functional area
Works within area and uses professional procedures and practices to achieve objectives
Exchanges straightforward information, asks questions and checks for understanding
Free to determine the approach used to address routine professional issues
Strategic Planning & Decision Making:
Identifies and solves complex issues using existing policies and procedures
Understands, interprets and sets personal priorities for reaching goals
Uses general professional or specialized knowledge to solve routine problems
Decisions are guided by policies, procedures, and own business plan, impacting the efficiency and effectiveness of own area
We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios. If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career.
We maximize each employee's potential through personal development and through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe that remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:
25 days' holiday per year
1 additional day off for your Birthday
Annual wellness allowance
Share Purchase Plan
Medical Health Insurance
Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)
Pillar 3 Private Pension
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Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.
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