Lead Research Analyst – Mandarin

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Job Description

Who We Are
LSEG is one of the world's leading providers of financial markets infrastructure and delivers financial data, analytics, news and index products to more than 40,000 customers in 190 countries. We help organisations fund innovation, manage risk and create jobs by partnering with customers at every point in the trade lifecycle: from informing their pre-trade decisions and executing trades to raising capital, clearing and optimisation. Backed by more than three centuries of experience and innovative technologies and a team of 25,000 people in 70 countries, we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling you to grow sustainably.
Through products and services includingWorkspace, Eikon, Yield Book, StarMine, LipperandDataScope, we deliver over 200 billion data updates every day. The quality and integrity of our data give customers the confidence they need to make critical decisions, while our ESG database, covering over 10,000 companies, supports the transition to a more sustainable global economy.
OurFTSE Russellbusiness, a global provider of benchmarks, analytics and data solutions, produces indices against which more than $16 trillion of investments are benchmarked.
Plus, our suite ofRisk Solutionshelps regulated businesses and corporate organisations conduct due diligence, meet KYC commitments, onboard customers and combat financial crime.
We are recruiting Lead Analyst roles in our expanding office in KL, Malaysia. We invite applications from qualifying candidates to be part of the growing team in this region. The Lead Analysts will play a key role in supporting customers of LSEG across different countries in making informed investment decisions. They will be part of a dynamic team working with colleagues across multiple locations and experience a truly multi-national culture.
Required Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Conduct media and Internet searches on companies and individuals in both Mandarin and English

  • To investigate official sources (registrars, regulators, courts, etc.) for information on companies and individuals

  • To analyse 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 and/or in Mandarin, which are:

    • in a standardized format - in accordance with our internal Research Methodology and Style Guide

    • meeting client specific requirements

    • delivered on time

  • Liaise with third-party vendors (verification of provided information, placing them in a report)

  • Work optimally within teams or by yourself, be proactive to identify and resolve problems

  • Document policies, procedures and work processes

  • Adhere to current data policies and procedures

  • Backup other analysts in the team during their absence

Required Skills (Must Have)

  • Native or full professional proficiency in Mandarin as role requires extensive reading in this language and may deal with Mandarin-speaking clients.

  • Strong research skills, including online search tools

  • Microsoft Office Skills - Outlook, Word, Excel


  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree (preferably in international relations, political science, legal studies or business management)

Successful applicants are expected to start around April/May 2023. We are currently on Hybrid work mode - with initial requirement to be in the office full time during training period and then moving to a 3-days in office set up.
At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do.
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.
LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants and employees religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
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Lead Research Analyst – Mandarin

Refinitiv is an American-British global provider of financial market data and infrastructure. The company was founded in 2018. It is a subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group after a US$27 billion dollar sale from previous owners Blackstone Group LP which held a 55% stake and Thomson Reuters which owned 45%. The company has an annual turnover of $6 billion with more than 40,000 client companies in 190 countries.

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